Sale 1163 — The Clipper City Collection of Superb U.S. Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday, 19 September, 2017

Category — 1879 American Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 182-191)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
141
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Sale 1163, Lot 141, 1879 American Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 182-191)30c Full Black (190). Mint N.H., intense shade and sharp proof-like impression, beautifully centered with wide margins

VERY FINE AND CHOICE. A BEAUTIFUL MINT NEVER-HINGED 30-CENT 1879 AMERICAN BANK NOTE ISSUE. THIS ISSUE IS RARELY OBTAINABLE IN CHOICE NEVER-HINGED CONDITION.

The 30c 1879 American Bank Note Company issue is surprisingly difficult to obtain in choice Mint N.H. condition. It is surprising because the 15c (Scott 189) is readily available. However, a survey of our photo records and auction library revealed the scarcity of well-centered 30c blocks from which singles could be removed.

Ex Whitman. With 1992 (for a block), 1998 P.F. and 2009 P.S.E. certificates (VF 80; SMQ $3,000.00)

3,000
3,000