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Sale 1111 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday-Thursday, 27-29 October, 2015

Category — 1870-88 Bank Note Co. Issues (Scott 134-218)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
104
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Sale Number 1111, Lot Number 104, 1870-88 Bank Note Co. Issues (Scott 134-218)4c Deep Blue Green, Special Printing (211D), 4c Deep Blue Green, Special Printing (211D)4c Deep Blue Green, Special Printing (211D). Without gum as issued, choice centering with wide margins, deep shade and sharp proof-like impression

EXTREMELY FINE. ONE OF THE FINEST KNOWN EXAMPLES OF THE RARE 4-CENT 1883 AMERICAN BANK NOTE COMPANY SPECIAL PRINTING. ONLY 26 ARE RECORDED IN OUR CENSUS.

Our census of the 4c 1883 Special Printing, available at http://www.siegelauctions.com/dynamic/census/211D/211D.pdf , contains 26 stamps offered as No. 211D, of which 25 have been certified by The Philatelic Foundation. Post Office Department records indicate that only 26 were sold. Of the known copies, at least five have small faults. Very few are as well centered as the example offered here.

Census No. 211D-UNC-22. Ex Golin, McKinney and Curtis. 1946 and 1992 P.F. certificates no longer accompany. With 2013 P.F. certificate (VF-XF 85).

60,000
40,000
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