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Sale 1224 — 2020 Rarities of the World

Sale Date — Tuesday-Wednesday, 30 June-1 July, 2020

Category — 1870-88 Bank Note Issues

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
142
 
Sale Number 1224, Lot Number 142, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues24c Purple, H. Grill (142), 24c Purple, H. Grill (142)24c Purple, H. Grill (142). Noticeable grill points at left, the distinctive light shade but the color is fresh and nicely complemented by red New York Foreign Mail cancel, choice centering for this difficult issue

VERY FINE AND CHOICE. A BEAUTIFUL EXAMPLE OF THE 1870 24-CENT NATIONAL BANK NOTE COMPANY GRILLED ISSUE. ESPECIALLY DESIRABLE WITH THE RED NEW YORK FOREIGN MAIL CANCEL.

Scott 142 is not known in unused condition. Therefore, anyone wishing to complete this set must obtain this stamp in used condition. The example offered here, with brilliant color, a red cancel and noticeable grill points, is one of the most desirable we have ever encountered.

Ex "Scarsdale". With 1997 P.F. certificate

7,250
13,500
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