Sale 976 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday-Friday, 29 September-2 October, 2009

Category — 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Ungrilled Issue (Scott 145-155)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1549
 
Sale Number 976, Lot Number 1549, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Ungrilled Issue (Scott 145-155)6c Carmine (148), 6c Carmine (148)6c Carmine (148). Horizontal pair, well-centered, deep rich color, each with clearly struck New York Foreign Mail Shield cancel (Ty. RE-E2), Extremely Fine, ex Morris, with 1981 and 1996 P.F. certificates

E. 300-400
900
1550
 
Sale Number 976, Lot Number 1550, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Ungrilled Issue (Scott 145-155)7c Vermilion (149), 7c Vermilion (149)7c Vermilion (149). Beautiful centering, radiant color nicely complemented by perfect strike of blue 4-ring target cancel of Cincinnati O.

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. THIS MARVELOUS STAMP HAS RECENTLY BEEN CERTIFIED AS GEM 100 BY P.S.E. -- THIS IS THE HIGHEST GRADE AWARDED TO DATE AND THE ONLY EXAMPLE TO ACHIEVE THIS GRADE.

With 2009 P.S.E. certificate (Gem 100; unpriced in SMQ above the grade of 98, SMQ $1,700.00 as 98).

97
7,500
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1551
 
Sale Number 976, Lot Number 1551, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Ungrilled Issue (Scott 145-155)7c Vermilion (149), 7c Vermilion (149)7c Vermilion (149). Intense color, well-balanced margins, cancelled by well-struck New York Foreign Mail "Flying Clothespins" cancel (Ty. TR-C7), Extremely Fine

E. 200-300
0
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1552
 
Sale Number 976, Lot Number 1552, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Ungrilled Issue (Scott 145-155)7c Vermilion (149), 7c Vermilion (149)7c Vermilion (149). Vivid color, wide margins, cancelled by well-struck red New York Foreign Mail Star cancel (Ty. ST-MP3), Very Fine and choice, with 1993 P.F. certificate

E. 300-400
1,100
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1553
 
Sale Number 976, Lot Number 1553, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Ungrilled Issue (Scott 145-155)10c Brown (150), 10c Brown (150)10c Brown (150). Well-centered, rich color nicely complemented by red New York Foreign Mail Star cancel (Ty. ST-8P1), colorful and Extremely Fine, ex Morris, with 1996 P.F. certificate

E. 200-300
500
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1554
 
Sale Number 976, Lot Number 1554, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Ungrilled Issue (Scott 145-155)10c Brown (150), 10c Brown (150)10c Brown (150). Horizontal pair, choice centering, rich color, cancelled by well-struck New York Foreign Mail Star cancel (Ty. ST-8P10), trivial perf separation at top, Extremely Fine, ex Newbury

E. 200-300
600
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1555
 
Sale Number 976, Lot Number 1555, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Ungrilled Issue (Scott 145-155)12c Dull Violet (151), 12c Dull Violet (151)12c Dull Violet (151). Bright shade, cancelled by well-struck red New York Foreign Mail Geometric cancel (Ty. GE-EP11), Very Fine and choice, with 1992 P.F. certificate

E. 300-400
300
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1556
 
Sale Number 976, Lot Number 1556, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Ungrilled Issue (Scott 145-155)12c Dull Violet (151), 12c Dull Violet (151)12c Dull Violet (151). Horizontal pair, deep rich color, unusually choice centering, cork cancels, Extremely Fine, a gorgeous pair

425
450
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1557
 
Sale Number 976, Lot Number 1557, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Ungrilled Issue (Scott 145-155)24c Purple (153), 24c Purple (153)24c Purple (153). Bright shade, well-struck red New York Foreign Mail Star cancel (Ty. ST-5P3), Extremely Fine Gem stamp and cancel, with 1996 P.F. certificate

E. 300-400
950
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1558
 
Sale Number 976, Lot Number 1558, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Ungrilled Issue (Scott 145-155)24c Purple (153), 24c Purple (153)24c Purple (153). Radiant color, choice centering, well-struck New York Foreign Mail Star cancel (Ty. ST-8P10), Extremely Fine Gem, a phenomenal stamp and cancel, with 1987 P.F. certificate

E. 200-300
850
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1559
 
Sale Number 976, Lot Number 1559, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Ungrilled Issue (Scott 145-155)24c Purple (153), 24c Purple (153)24c Purple (153). Wide and balanced margins, pretty shade, well-struck New York Foreign Mail Star cancel (Ty. ST-8P6), Extremely Fine Gem, a superb stamp and cancel, with 1984 P.F. certificate

E. 300-400
800
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1560
 
Sale Number 976, Lot Number 1560, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Ungrilled Issue (Scott 145-155)24c Purple (153), 24c Purple (153)24c Purple (153). Bright color nicely complemented by well-struck red New York Foreign Mail Star cancel (Ty. ST-MP3), well-balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, a beautiful stamp and cancel

215
1,600
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1561
 
Sale Number 976, Lot Number 1561, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Ungrilled Issue (Scott 145-155)24c Purple (153), 24c Purple (153)24c Purple (153). Bright color, cancelled by perfect strike of red New York Foreign Mail Star cancel (Ty. ST-8P1), Extremely Fine, a beautiful stamp and cancel, with 1988 P.F. certificate

E. 300-400
550
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1562
 
Sale Number 976, Lot Number 1562, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Ungrilled Issue (Scott 145-155)24c Purple (153), 24c Purple (153)24c Purple (153). Rich color, red "New York" circular datestamp, well-balanced margins, Very Fine and choice, a pretty stamp

215
400
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1563
 
Sale Number 976, Lot Number 1563, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Ungrilled Issue (Scott 145-155)24c Purple (153), 24c Purple (153)24c Purple (153). Bright shade, red New York Foreign Mail Geometric cancel (Ty. GE-C2), Very Fine and choice, with 1988 P.F. certificate

E. 300-400
325
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1564
 
Sale Number 976, Lot Number 1564, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Ungrilled Issue (Scott 145-155)24c Purple (153), 24c Purple (153)24c Purple (153). Rich color nicely complemented by red New York Foreign Mail Geometric cancel (Ty. GE-EP11), Very Fine and choice, ex Newbury

E. 200-300
425
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1565
 
Sale Number 976, Lot Number 1565, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Ungrilled Issue (Scott 145-155)24c Purple (153), 24c Purple (153)24c Purple (153). Deep rich color on bright paper, neat deep red target cancels, Very Fine and choice, with 1987 P.F. certificate

215
550
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1566
 
Sale Number 976, Lot Number 1566, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Ungrilled Issue (Scott 145-155)24c Purple (153), 24c Purple (153)24c Purple (153). Intense shade, bold strike of New York Foreign Mail Geometric cancel (Ty. GE-EP8), Very Fine and choice, with 1988 P.F. certificate

E. 200-300
225
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1567
 
Sale Number 976, Lot Number 1567, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Ungrilled Issue (Scott 145-155)24c Purple (153), 24c Purple (153)24c Purple (153). Pretty shade, well-struck New York Foreign Mail Geometric cancel (Ty. GE-EN5), Very Fine and choice, with 1987 P.F. certificate

E. 200-300
250
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1568
 
Sale Number 976, Lot Number 1568, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Ungrilled Issue (Scott 145-155)24c Purple (153), 24c Purple (153)24c Purple (153). Bright shade, well-struck New York Foreign Mail Star cancel (Ty. ST-4P2), Very Fine and choice, with 1988 P.F. certificate

E. 200-300
250
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1569
 
Sale Number 976, Lot Number 1569, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Ungrilled Issue (Scott 145-155)24c Purple (153), 24c Purple (153)24c Purple (153). Unusual shade, bold strike of New York Foreign Mail Geometric cancel (Ty. GE-S6), two perfs lightly creased at top, still Very Fine, one of the scarcer New York Foreign Mail cancels

E. 200-300
2,300
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1570
 
Sale Number 976, Lot Number 1570, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Ungrilled Issue (Scott 145-155)24c Purple (153), 24c Purple (153)24c Purple (153). Well-balanced margins, rich color, well-struck blue target and matching Cincinnati O. circular datestamp, Very Fine, a beautiful stamp, with 1986 P.F. certificate

205
300
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1571
 
Sale Number 976, Lot Number 1571, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Ungrilled Issue (Scott 145-155)24c Purple (153), 24c Purple (153)24c Purple (153). Rich color, well-struck red New York Foreign Mail Star cancel (Ty. ST-MP5), tiny corner crease at bottom left, Very Fine appearance

E. 200-300
350
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1572
 
Sale Number 976, Lot Number 1572, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Ungrilled Issue (Scott 145-155)30c Black (154), 30c Black (154)30c Black (154). Bright shade, wide and balanced margins, well-struck red New York Foreign Mail Geometric cancel (Ty. GE-C7), fresh and Extremely Fine, a gorgeous stamp and cancel, ex Moody

325
1,300
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1573
 
Sale Number 976, Lot Number 1573, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Ungrilled Issue (Scott 145-155)30c Black (154), 30c Black (154)30c Black (154). Uncommonly wide margins, beautiful deep shade, red New York Foreign Mail Geometric cancel, Very Fine, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate

325
700
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1574
 
Sale Number 976, Lot Number 1574, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Ungrilled Issue (Scott 145-155)30c Black (154), 30c Black (154)30c Black (154). Wide margins and choice centering, strong shade on fresh white paper, New York datestamp and light cork cancel, Extremely Fine, with 2000 P.F. and 2006 P.S.E. certificates (VF-XF 85; SMQ $345.00)

275
450
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1575
 
Sale Number 976, Lot Number 1575, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Ungrilled Issue (Scott 145-155)90c Carmine (155), 90c Carmine (155)90c Carmine (155). Jumbo margins at sides, radiant color nicely complemented by blue target and matching Cincinnati O. circular datestamp, Extremely Fine, a huge stamp, with 1992 P.F. certificate

360
550
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1576
 
Sale Number 976, Lot Number 1576, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Ungrilled Issue (Scott 145-155)90c Carmine (155), 90c Carmine (155)90c Carmine (155). Rich color, well-proportioned margins, bold strikes of New York Foreign Mail Geometric cancels (Ty. GE-EN1), Extremely Fine stamp and cancel

350
450
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1577
 
Sale Number 976, Lot Number 1577, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Ungrilled Issue (Scott 145-155)90c Carmine (155), 90c Carmine (155)90c Carmine (155). Perfectly centered, rich color, light circle of wedges cancel, Extremely Fine, with 1993 P.F. certificate

350
550
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1578
 
Sale Number 976, Lot Number 1578, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Ungrilled Issue (Scott 145-155)90c Carmine (155), 90c Carmine (155)90c Carmine (155). Unusually choice centering, deep rich color on bright paper, bold strikes of New York Foreign Mail Geometric cancel (Ty. TR-W5), tiny edge thin at lower right, Extremely Fine appearance, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate (VF 80; SMQ $290.00)

350
300
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1579
 
Sale Number 976, Lot Number 1579, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Ungrilled Issue (Scott 145-155)90c Carmine (155), 90c Carmine (155)90c Carmine (155). Bright shade, bold strike of New York Foreign Mail Geometric cancel (Ty. GE-EN3), Very Fine and choice, with 1987 P.F. certificate

350
525
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1580
 
Sale Number 976, Lot Number 1580, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Ungrilled Issue (Scott 145-155)90c Carmine (155), 90c Carmine (155)90c Carmine (155). Bright shade, light strike of New York Foreign Mail Shield cancel (type unidentifiable), Extremely Fine

350
1,600
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1581
 
Sale Number 976, Lot Number 1581, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Ungrilled Issue (Scott 145-155)90c Carmine (155), 90c Carmine (155)90c Carmine (155). Rich color, well-struck Cincinnati O. circular datestamp, reperfed at left, Extremely Fine appearance

350
150
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