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Sale 946 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Monday, 12 November, 2007

Category — 1887 American Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 212-218)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
608
nh
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 608, 1887 American Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 212-218)1c Ultramarine (212), 1c Ultramarine (212)1c Ultramarine (212). Mint N.H., bright color, almost perfectly centered with extra wide margins at top and bottom, Extremely Fine

400
400
609
ogbl
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 609, 1887 American Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 212-218)5c Indigo (216), 5c Indigo (216)5c Indigo (216). Block of four, original gum, small central h.r., three Fine-Very Fine, bottom right exceptionally nice and Extremely Fine

1,200
475
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610
og
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 610, 1887 American Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 212-218)90c Purple (218), 90c Purple (218)90c Purple (218). Original gum, lightly hinged, beautiful margins and exceptionally well-centered, deep rich color, Very Fine and choice, with 2007 P.F. certificate (VF-XF 85; SMQ $1,650.00)

1,200
1,100
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611
 
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 611, 1887 American Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 212-218)90c Purple (218), 90c Purple (218)90c Purple (218). Wide balanced margins, attractive color, light double oval registry cancel

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A MAGNIFICENT USED EXAMPLE OF THE 90-CENT 1888 AMERICAN BANK NOTE COMPANY ISSUE. ONE OF SIX TO ACHIEVE A P.S.E. XF-SUPERB 95 GRADE, THE HIGHEST REPORTED TO DATE.

With 2007 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,750.00). This is the highest grade awarded by P.S.E. to any used Scott 218 (six reported).

260
2,800
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612
 
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 612, 1887 American Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 212-218)90c Purple (218), 90c Purple (218)90c Purple (218). Exceptionally wide margins, magnificent deep rich color and wonderful impression on white paper, numeral oval grid cancel, Extremely Fine, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (VF 80; SMQ $260.00), the P.S.E. must have deducted points for the cancel which we do not find offensive, this really deserves a grade of 90 or 95

260
500
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