Sale 967 — Important and Superb United States Stamps

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

Category — 1879 American Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 182-191)

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Cat./Est. Value
Realized
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Sale 967, Lot 4307, 1879 American Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 182-191)30c Full Black (190). Original gum, lightly hinged, with selvage at left, intense shade and proof-like impression, Jumbo margins

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 1879 30-CENT AMERICAN BANK NOTE COMPANY REGULAR ISSUE, WHICH HAS BEEN GRADED XF-SUPERB 95 JUMBO BY P.S.E. -- ONLY ONE HAS GRADED HIGHER TO DATE AND NO OTHERS SHARE THIS DESIRABLE GRADE.

With 1992 P.F. and 2006 P.S.E. certificates (OGph, XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $3,950.00 as 95, $7,200.00 as 98). This is the only example to achieve this grade to date and only one has graded higher.

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