FINE. AN EXCEEDINGLY RARE ORIGINAL-GUM BLOCK OF FOUR OF THE 1870 NATIONAL BANK NOTE COMPANY UNGRILLED ISSUE.
The last block we offered in one of our auctions was a block of six in 2003, with similar centering.
Ex Curtis. With 1997 A.P.S. certificate. Scott Retail $37,500.00
VERY FINE. A STRIKING FOUR-COLOR 1870 BANK NOTE ISSUE FRANKING TO INDIA. ONE OF THE MOST COLORFUL OF ALL COVERS FROM THE BISSELL CORRESPONDENCE.
Ex Needham, Ackerman, Albert and Weiss. With 1991 P.F. certificate
VERY FINE APPEARING AND EXTREMELY RARE BANK NOTE ISSUE COVER TO THE PHILIPPINES VIA SINGAPORE.
This cover from the Peirce correspondence, sent by the 34c British mail rate via Brindisi, is one of only four Bank Note Issue covers to the Philippines recorded. It was carried on the NGL steamer Bremen I from New York on Mar. 9, 1872.
EXTREMELY FINE UNUSED EXAMPLE OF THE 30-CENT NATIONAL BANK NOTE COMPANY UNGRILLED ISSUE.
With 1974 and 2014 P.F. certificates (VF-XF 85 Jumbo)
EXTREMELY FINE. THE 30-CENT NATIONAL BANK NOTE COMPANY UNGRILLED ISSUE IS ONE OF THE MOST DIFFICULT OF ALL BANK NOTES TO FIND IN SOUND, WELL-CENTERED, ORIGINAL-GUM CONDITION.
During the past 15 years, we have offered a few superb original-gum examples of National and Continental 30c Bank Notes (Scott 143, 154 and 165). Included in this total is a handful of the Continental printing, Scott 165, which is distinguished from its National Ungrilled counterpart by shade and the shape of the perforations. For the Ungrilled National printing, Scott 154, we have offered only about five hinged stamps in sound, Extremely Fine condition.
With 2000 P.F. certificate