Sale 1092 — Outstanding United States Stamps

Sale Date — Thursday-Friday, 19-20 February, 2015

Category — 1870-75 National and Continental Bank Note Co. Issues (Scott 134-179)

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Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1116°
og
Sale 1092, Lot 1116, 1870-75 National and Continental Bank Note Co. Issues (Scott 134-179)7c Vermilion, H. Grill (138). Split grill variety, original gum, slightly disturbed from hinge removal and only noted as such on most recent of three certificates, essentially perfect centering with brilliant color, bright and fresh

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 1870 7-CENT NATIONAL BANK NOTE COMPANY GRILLED ISSUE, GRADED XF-SUPERB 95 BY P.S.E. THIS IS THE HIGHEST GRADE AWARDED AND THE ONLY STAMP TO ACHIEVE IT.

With 1982 and 1996 P.F. certificates (as "original gum" and "previously hinged"). With 2014 P.S.E. certificate (DOG, XF-Superb 95; unpriced in SMQ above the grade of 90 in any unused condition)

4,500
8,500