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Sale 1239 — 2021 Rarities of the World

Sale Date — Thursday, 24 June, 2021

Category — 1870-88 Bank Note Issues

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Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
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Sale Number 1239, Lot Number 560, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues4c Deep Blue Green, Special Printing (211D), 4c Deep Blue Green, Special Printing (211D)4c Deep Blue Green, Special Printing (211D). Without gum as issued, intense color and sharp proof-like impression on bright paper

FINE. A RARE EXAMPLE OF THE 4-CENT 1883 AMERICAN BANK NOTE COMPANY SPECIAL PRINTING. ONE OF THE RAREST OF ALL SPECIAL PRINTINGS -- ONLY 26 ARE RECORDED.

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-08. Originally part of a block of four with Census nos. 211D-UNC-01, 11 and 15. With 2009 P.F. certificate as this single.

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