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Sale 1159 — 2017 Rarities of the World

Sale Date — Tuesday, 27 June, 2017

Category — 1880-83 American Bank Note Co. Soft Paper Special Printing (Scott 192-203, 205C, 211D)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
197
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Sale Number 1159, Lot Number 197, 1880-83 American Bank Note Co. Soft Paper Special Printing (Scott 192-203, 205C, 211D)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, rich color on bright paper, trivial nibbed perf at top not mentioned on any of three previous certificates

VERY FINE EXAMPLE OF THE 1883 4-CENT 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.

Census No. 211D-UNC-09. Ex Lilly. With clear 1998 P.F. certificate. 1941 and 2012 (507796) P.F. certificates, also stating only "genuine", no longer accompany

50,000
13,000
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