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Sale 1209 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday-Wednesday, 22-23 October, 2019

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

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Sale Number 1209, Lot Number 1160, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 134-218)10c Brown (161). Mint N.H, 10c Brown (161). Mint N.H10c Brown (161). Mint N.H., deep rich shade, extra wide and beautifully proportioned margins on post office fresh paper

EXTREMELY FINE. AN EXCEEDINGLY RARE MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 1873 10-CENT CONTINENTAL BANK NOTE ISSUE, GRADED XF 90 BY P.S.E. VERY FEW ARE KNOWN IN MINT NEVER-HINGED CONDITION AND EVEN FEWER WITH CENTERING THAT CAN BE DESCRIBED AS EXTREMELY FINE.

We have offered only approximately half a dozen single Scott 161's in Mint N.H. condition since keeping computerized records. This example bears the highest numerical grade of any we have offered.

With copy of 2016 P.F. certificate for a block of four (this the top left stamp). With 2019 P.F. certificate (XF 90). Scott Retail as hinged

800
5,750
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