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)
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.