Sale 953 — United States Stamps
Sale Date — Tuesday-Friday, 25-28 March, 2008
Category — 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Ungrilled Issue (Scott 145-155)
EXTREMELY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 1870 ONE-CENT NATIONAL BANK NOTE COMPANY UNGRILLED ISSUE IN THE GRAY BLUE SHADE.
With 2007 P.F. certificate
EXTREMELY FINE GEM. AN ABSOLUTELY MAGNIFICENT 1870 15-CENT NATIONAL BANK NOTE COMPANY UNGRILLED ISSUE WITH ENORMOUS MARGINS, PERFECT CENTERING, VIVID COLOR AND A STAR FANCY CANCEL.
The 15c 1870-73 Bank Note Issues are rarely encountered in superb used condition. Even if the initial hurdles of centering and soundness are overcome, the cancellations on this high value are almost invariably heavy and unsightly. The stamp offered here offers the best of all elements.
With 2007 P.F. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,350.00)