Sale 959 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Monday-Wednesday, 23-25 June, 2008

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

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2410
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Sale 959, Lot 2410, 1879 American Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 182-191)1c Dark Ultramarine (182). Block of four, original gum, small hinged mark at center, Fine

1,600
350
2411
 
Sale 959, Lot 2411, 1879 American Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 182-191)1c Dark Ultramarine (182). Enormous Jumbo margins, lovely pastel color, cork cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $185.00 as 95, $590.00 as 98)

4
450
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2412
 
Sale 959, Lot 2412, 1879 American Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 182-191)3c Green (184). Incredibly wide Jumbo margins, bright color, unusual elongated frameless grid cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $135.00 as 95, $470.00 as 98)

0
160
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2413
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Sale 959, Lot 2413, 1879 American Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 182-191)6c Pink (186). Original gum, lightly hinged, beautifully centered with wide margins at sides on fresh paper with long full perfs all around, Extremely Fine, a beautiful stamp, with 2003 P.F. certificate

1,100
850
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2414
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Sale 959, Lot 2414, 1879 American Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 182-191)6c Pink (186). Original gum, lightly hinged, bright color, choice centering, trivial natual inclusion, Very Fine and choice

1,100
325
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2415
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Sale 959, Lot 2415, 1879 American Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 182-191)10c Brown, Without Secret Mark (187). Original gum, lightly hinged, bright color, three enormous margins, tiny natural inclusion at top left

VERY FINE ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 10-CENT 1879 AMERICAN BANK NOTE ISSUE WITHOUT SECRET MARK.

Scarce with such wide margins

3,500
2,200
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2416°
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Sale 959, Lot 2416, 1879 American Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 182-191)10c Brown, With Secret Mark (188). Original gum, lightly hinged, beautifully centered, rich color

EXTREMELY FINE. AN OUTSTANDING ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 1879 10-CENT AMERICAN BANK NOTE PRINTING WITH SECRET MARK.

With 2003 P.F. certificate

2,500
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2417
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Sale 959, Lot 2417, 1879 American Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 182-191)10c Brown, With Secret Mark (188). Original gum, lightly hinged, rich color, Very Fine

2,500
700
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2418
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Sale 959, Lot 2418, 1879 American Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 182-191)15c Red Orange (189). Mint N.H., vibrant color as fresh as the day it was printed, well-balanced margins, Very Fine and choice

900
300
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2419
 
Sale 959, Lot 2419, 1879 American Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 182-191)15c Red Orange (189). Original gum, lightly hinged, wide margins and almost perfect centering, vibrant color, Extremely Fine, with 2002 P.F. certificate

350
350
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2420
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Sale 959, Lot 2420, 1879 American Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 182-191)15c Red Orange (189). Original gum, lightly hinged, fresh, exceptionally well-centered, lovely bright pastel color, Extremely Fine

350
335
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2421
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Sale 959, Lot 2421, 1879 American Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 182-191)15c Red Orange, 30c Full Black (189-190). Original gum, 30c light gum bends, Fine; 15c wide margins at top and bottom and exceptionally well-centered, Extremely Fine

1,450
375
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2422°
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Sale 959, Lot 2422, 1879 American Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 182-191)30c Full Black (190). Original gum, lightly hinged, bright shade, gorgeous centering with Jumbo margins

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A MASSIVELY-MARGINED ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 30-CENT 1879 AMERICAN BANK NOTE COMPANY ISSUE.

With 1987, 1990 and 2008 P.F. certificates (XF 90 Jumbo; SMQ $2,300.00 as 90, $3,950.00 as 95). Given the sheer size and centering we are surprised this did not grade much higher, perhaps P.S.E. would see otherwise

1,100
2,500
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2423
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Sale 959, Lot 2423, 1879 American Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 182-191)30c Full Black (190). Slightly disturbed original gum from hinge removal, intense shade, light horizontal creases, tiny thin speck at top, appears Fine

1,100
250
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2424
 
Sale 959, Lot 2424, 1879 American Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 182-191)30c Full Black (190). Beautifully centered, intense color with light Supplementary Mail Ty. F datestamp, Extremely Fine, with 2008 P.F. certificate

86
275
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2425
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Sale 959, Lot 2425, 1879 American Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 182-191)90c Carmine (191). Original gum, lightly hinged, bright shade, fresh and Fine, quite attractive

2,500
1,150
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