Sale 967 — Important and Superb United States Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday-Friday, 16-19 December, 2008

Category — 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Ungrilled Issue (Scott 145-155)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
4279
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Sale 967, Lot 4279, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Ungrilled Issue (Scott 145-155)24c Purple (153). Original gum, marvelous intense shade and impression, essentially perfect centering with wide balanced margins all around

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. THE 1870 24-CENT NATIONAL BANK NOTE CO. UNGRILLED ISSUE IS RARELY ENCOUNTERED IN THIS SUPERB ORIGINAL-GUM CONDITION.

With 1986 P.F. and 2008 P.S.E. certificates (OGph, XF-Superb 95; SMQ $11,000.00). This is one of three stamps to achieve this grade to date, with only one graded higher (95J)

2,200
7,000