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Sale 1234 — The Gary Petersen Collection of Important United States Stamps

Sale Date — Thursday-Friday, 29-30 April, 2021

Category — 1880-83 American Bank Note Special Printings (Scott 192-211D)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
212
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Sale Number 1234, Lot Number 212, 1880-83 American Bank Note Special Printings (Scott 192-211D)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 and proof-like impression, accompanying certificate notes a small thin spot, which is a tiny speck at top, barely visible and is quite possibly a natural artifact of the soft porous paper and not a true thin at all

VERY FINE AND CHOICE CENTERING. A MAGNIFICENT EXAMPLE OF THE RARE 4-CENT 1883 AMERICAN BANK NOTE COMPANY SPECIAL PRINTING. THIS IS ONE OF THE RAREST OF ALL SPECIAL PRINTINGS.

Our census of the 4c 1883 Special Printing, available at our website at https://siegelauctions.com/census/us/scott/211D , contains 26 stamps offered as Scott 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 six have small faults and several others have not been examined for condition in many years.

Census no. 211D-UNC-26. Ex Hale. Tiny light "S.S. & C. Co." (Scott Stamp & Coin Co.) backstamp. With 2003 P.F. certificate.

47,500
23,000
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