Sale 913 — 2006 Rarities of the World

Sale Date — Saturday, 13 May, 2006

Category — 1880 Amewrican Bank Note Co. Special Printing

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
769
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Sale 913, Lot 769, 1880 Amewrican Bank Note Co. Special Printing1c Dark Ultramarine, Special Printing (192). Without gum as issued, perfect centering with wide and well-balanced margins, radiant color

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. THIS IS THE FINEST EXAMPLE OF THE 1880 ONE-CENT AMERICAN BANK NOTE COMPANY SPECIAL PRINTING IN EXISTENCE. A REMARKABLE STAMP IN TERMS OF COLOR, CENTERING, PERFORATIONS AND OVERALL FRESHNESS.

Our recently completed census of Scott 192, available at our website at http://siegelauctions.com/enc/census/192/192.htm, records a total of 25 copies of Scott 192. Of these, fourteen are reported to be sound. Of these fourteen, however, the centering of only one other comes close to the example offered here.

Census No. 192-UNC-01. Ex Hinrichs. With 2006 P.F. certificate (Superb 98)

50,000
87,500