Sale 984 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday-Thursday, 6-8 April, 2010

Category — 1875-79 Continental and American Bank Note Co. Issues (Scott 178-191)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
494
ogbl
Sale 984, Lot 494, 1875-79 Continental and American Bank Note Co. Issues (Scott 178-191)2c Vermilion (178). Block of four, original gum, lightly hinged, brilliant vivid color, Fine-Very Fine

1,900
400
495
 
Sale 984, Lot 495, 1875-79 Continental and American Bank Note Co. Issues (Scott 178-191)1c-90c 1879-90 American Bank Note Co. Issues (182/229). Used, 1879 set complete with some duplication (less No. 187), most values present from 1888-93 issues, range of cancels, most well-centered, a few with minor faults not readily apparent, most are Very Fine with several choice stamps present in the higher denominations, two P.F. certificates accompany

2,422
900
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496
nh
Sale 984, Lot 496, 1875-79 Continental and American Bank Note Co. Issues (Scott 178-191)3c Green (184). Mint N.H., bright shade, well-balanced margins, Very Fine and choice, with 2009 P.F. certificate (VF-XF 85)

350
600
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497
 
Sale 984, Lot 497, 1875-79 Continental and American Bank Note Co. Issues (Scott 178-191)3c Green (184). Jumbo margins and very well-centered, rich color, green cork cancel, Extremely Fine, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (VF-XF 85 Jumbo; SMQ $11.00 as 85, $43.00 as 90 with ordinary cancel)

26
90
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498
 
Sale 984, Lot 498, 1875-79 Continental and American Bank Note Co. Issues (Scott 178-191)3c Green (184). Jumbo margins all around, neat strike of target cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, a huge stamp, also incl. horizontal pair of 3c Green (158) with blue cancels and additional No. 184 with red cancel

E. 200-300
250
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499
og
Sale 984, Lot 499, 1875-79 Continental and American Bank Note Co. Issues (Scott 178-191)5c Blue (185). Pair, original gum, few small gum disturbances resulting in tiny thin spots (probably from removal from album), few toned spots on gum and one on front, Fine appearance, with 2010 Weiss certificate as Mint N.H. with "tiny gum thins"

1,000
0
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500
og
Sale 984, Lot 500, 1875-79 Continental and American Bank Note Co. Issues (Scott 178-191)6c Pink (186). Original gum, barest trace of hinging, appears Mint N.H. at a glance, exceptionally well-centered, fresh, stronger color than typically encountered, Extremely Fine, with 2009 P.F. certificate

950
1,100
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501
nh
Sale 984, Lot 501, 1875-79 Continental and American Bank Note Co. Issues (Scott 178-191)30c Full Black (190). Mint N.H., deep shade, centered to top left, natural gum wrinkle, otherwise crisp and Fine, difficult stamp to find Mint N.H., with 2009 P.S.E. certificate

3,250
400
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502
 
Sale 984, Lot 502, 1875-79 Continental and American Bank Note Co. Issues (Scott 178-191)90c Carmine (191). Radiant color, unusually wide margins, neat strike of New York oval registry cancel, Extremely Fine, a pretty stamp, with 1999 P.S.E. certificate

375
1,100
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