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Sale 924 — The Scarsdale Collection, Part 3: Bank Note and Bureau Issues and Postage Dues

Sale Date — Tuesday, 14 November, 2006

Category — 1881-82 American Bank Note Co. Issues

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
43
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Sale Number 924, Lot Number 43, 1881-82 American Bank Note Co. Issues5c Yellow Brown (205), 5c Yellow Brown (205)5c Yellow Brown (205). Mint N.H. with selvage at top, fresh color and crisp impression, choice centering with Jumbo margins

EXTREMELY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 1882 5-CENT GARFIELD ISSUE. A SURPRISINGLY DIFFICULT STAMP TO FIND IN SUCH SUPERB MINT NEVER-HINGED CONDITION.

With 1989 and 2000 P.F. certificates.

1,000
1,600
44
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Sale Number 924, Lot Number 44, 1881-82 American Bank Note Co. Issues1c Gray Blue (206), 1c Gray Blue (206)1c Gray Blue (206). Mint N.H., deep rich color on bright paper, perfectly centered with wide and balanced margins

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 1881 ONE-CENT RE-ENGRAVED ISSUE. A STUNNING STAMP.

With 1992 and 2000 P.F. certificates

300
2,700
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45
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Sale Number 924, Lot Number 45, 1881-82 American Bank Note Co. Issues3c Blue Green (207), 3c Blue Green (207)3c Blue Green (207). Mint N.H. with "No." of plate no. at bottom, bright color, perfectly centered with wide margins at top and bottom, pencil notation on back in ungummed part of selvage

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 1881 3-CENT RE-ENGRAVED ISSUE.

With copy of 1984 P.F. certificate for strip of three and with 1999 P.F. certificate

325
1,100
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46
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Sale Number 924, Lot Number 46, 1881-82 American Bank Note Co. Issues6c Rose (208), 6c Rose (208)6c Rose (208). Original gum, lightly hinged, fresh color on white paper, beautifully centered

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. AN OUTSTANDING EXAMPLE OF THE ROSE SHADE. AN ELUSIVE STAMP IN THIS SUPERIOR GRADE.

Despite being the major Scott listing, the Rose shade is far rarer than the Brown Red, Scott No. 208a, in well-centered and sound condition. As an indication of rarity, we have only offered one Mint N.H. example since keeping computerized records, which was off center.

With 2001 P.F. certificate

700
1,100
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47
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Sale Number 924, Lot Number 47, 1881-82 American Bank Note Co. Issues6c Deep Brown Red (208a), 6c Deep Brown Red (208a)6c Deep Brown Red (208a). Mint N.H. with part plate no. at bottom, deep rich color, enormous margins at top and bottom, fresh and Very Fine, with 1988 and 2000 P.F. certificates

2,000
1,700
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48
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Sale Number 924, Lot Number 48, 1881-82 American Bank Note Co. Issues10c Brown (209), 10c Brown (209)10c Brown (209). Mint N.H., rich color and proof-like impression, almost perfectly centered with unusually wide margins

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 1882 10-CENT RE-ENGRAVED ISSUE IN THE HIGHEST ATTAINABLE CONDITION.

With 2004 P.F. certificate.

550
2,300
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49
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Sale Number 924, Lot Number 49, 1881-82 American Bank Note Co. Issues2c Red Brown (210), 2c Red Brown (210)2c Red Brown (210). Mint N.H., radiant color, wide margins, Very Fine and choice, with 1996 P.F. certificate

160
550
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50
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Sale Number 924, Lot Number 50, 1881-82 American Bank Note Co. Issues4c Blue Green (211), 4c Blue Green (211)4c Blue Green (211). Mint N.H. with selvage at top, deep rich color on bright paper, enormous margins, fresh and Extremely Fine, a surprisingly difficult stamp to find with such wide margins, with 1987 and 2000 P.F. certificates

1,100
1,200
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