Sale 953 — United States Stamps
Sale Date — Tuesday-Friday, 25-28 March, 2008
Category — 1879 American Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 182-191)
EXTREMELY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE ONE-CENT 1879 AMERICAN BANK NOTE COMPANY ISSUE.
With 2007 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $2,950.00)
EXTREMELY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 5-CENT 1879 AMERICAN BANK NOTE COMPANY ISSUE.
With 2006 P.S.E. certificate (VF-XF 85; SMQ $2,800.00). We are confident that this would have graded 95 if the one perf at lower right was a trifle longer.
EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A MAGNIFICENT ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 6-CENT 1879 AMERICAN BANK NOTE ISSUE.
This is a difficult issue to find in such choice condition. Collectors who are waiting for a similarly-centered Mint N.H. copy are advised to consider the stamp offered here -- we have offered only one Mint N.H. single since keeping computerized records (in the Odeneal collection, which realized $12,000 hammer).
EXTREMELY FINE. AN OUTSTANDING ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 1879 10-CENT AMERICAN BANK NOTE PRINTING WITH SECRET MARK.
The 10c stamps from the American Bank Note printing (Scott Nos. 187 and 188) are notably scarce with such choice centering. The example offered here, with wide margins on all four sides, is a true condition rarity.
With 1994 P.F. certificate
EXTREMELY FINE ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 30-CENT 1879 AMERICAN BANK NOTE COMPANY ISSUE.
With 2008 P.S.E. certificate (VF-XF 85; SMQ $1,600.00)
EXTREMELY FINE. A SCARCE MINT NEVER-HINGED IMPERFORATE PAIR OF THE 90-CENT 1879 AMERICAN BANK NOTE COMPANY ISSUE.
With 1997 P.F. certificate for block of four. Scott Retail as hinged