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Sale 1095 — The Golden Collection of U.S. Official Special Printings

Sale Date — Thursday, 26 March, 2015

Category — American Bank Note Co. Soft Paper Printings

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
664
S
Sale Number 1095, Lot Number 664, American Bank Note Co. Soft Paper Printings1c Executive, Navy, State on Soft Porous Paper, Specimen Ovpt. (O10xS, O35xS, O57xS), 1c Executive, Navy, State on Soft Porous Paper, Specimen Ovpt. (O10xS, O35xS, O57xS)1c Executive, Navy, State on Soft Porous Paper, Specimen Ovpt. (O10xS, O35xS, O57xS). American Bank Note Co. printings, incl. two Navy and three State, without gum as issued, couple small flaws, still Fine-Very Fine and desirable group of all three issues known on this paper

855
325
665
Sbl
Sale Number 1095, Lot Number 665, American Bank Note Co. Soft Paper Printings1c Executive on Soft Porous Paper, Specimen Ovpt. (O10xS), 1c Executive on Soft Porous Paper, Specimen Ovpt. (O10xS)1c Executive on Soft Porous Paper, Specimen Ovpt. (O10xS). American Bank Note Co. printing, block of four, without gum as issued, bright color, perf separations at right, bottom left stamp small natural inclusion, Fine-Very Fine, scarce block

1,100
800
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666
Sbl
Sale Number 1095, Lot Number 666, American Bank Note Co. Soft Paper Printings1c Executive, Navy on Soft Porous Paper, Specimen Ovpt. (O10xS, O35xS), 1c Executive, Navy on Soft Porous Paper, Specimen Ovpt. (O10xS, O35xS)1c Executive, Navy on Soft Porous Paper, Specimen Ovpt. (O10xS, O35xS). American Bank Note Co. printing, blocks of four, without gum as issued, rich colors, light creases at top, few minor perf separations, Fine-Very Fine appearance

2,250
275
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667
Sbl
Sale Number 1095, Lot Number 667, American Bank Note Co. Soft Paper Printings1c Navy on Soft Porous Paper, Specimen Ovpt. (O35xS), 1c Navy on Soft Porous Paper, Specimen Ovpt. (O35xS)1c Navy on Soft Porous Paper, Specimen Ovpt. (O35xS). American Bank Note Co. printing, block of four, without gum as issued, brilliant color, top right stamp corner crease at top right, Fine-Very Fine appearance

1,150
275
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668
Sbl
Sale Number 1095, Lot Number 668, American Bank Note Co. Soft Paper Printings1c Navy on Soft Porous Paper, Specimen Ovpt. (O35xS), 1c Navy on Soft Porous Paper, Specimen Ovpt. (O35xS)1c Navy on Soft Porous Paper, Specimen Ovpt. (O35xS). American Bank Note Co. printing, block of four, without gum as issued, deep rich color, few small toned spots, Very Fine appearance

1,150
160
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669
S
Sale Number 1095, Lot Number 669, American Bank Note Co. Soft Paper Printings1c State on Soft Porous Paper, Specimen Ovpt. (O57xS), 1c State on Soft Porous Paper, Specimen Ovpt. (O57xS)1c State on Soft Porous Paper, Specimen Ovpt. (O57xS). American Bank Note Co. printing, top left corner imprint and plate no. 55 strip of seven, without gum as issued, rich color, left stamp rounded corner at bottom right, few toned spots, otherwise Very Fine, a rare imprint and plate number strip, unlisted in Scott, a plate number and imprint strip of eight is also known (ex Sheriff, Siegel Sale 752 lot 534) which is the largest known multiple, the 1c Navy from the same printing is listed and catalogues $4,000.00

E. 2,000-3,000
2,000
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670
Sbl
Sale Number 1095, Lot Number 670, American Bank Note Co. Soft Paper Printings1c State on Soft Porous Paper, Specimen Ovpt. (O57xS), 1c State on Soft Porous Paper, Specimen Ovpt. (O57xS)1c State on Soft Porous Paper, Specimen Ovpt. (O57xS). American Bank Note Co. printing, block of four with top plate no. 55 selvage, without gum as issued, bright color, top right stamp small thin spot at right, bottom right stamp tiny pinhole, still Very Fine and scarce, the Markovits sale contained a similar block from the bottom position, Scott Retail as normal block of four with no premium for the position

2,500
650
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671
Sbl
Sale Number 1095, Lot Number 671, American Bank Note Co. Soft Paper Printings1c State on Soft Porous Paper, Specimen Ovpt. (O57xS), 1c State on Soft Porous Paper, Specimen Ovpt. (O57xS)1c State on Soft Porous Paper, Specimen Ovpt. (O57xS). American Bank Note Co. printing with mixed font, showing large and small letters, block of four, without gum as issued, ink spots at bottom mostly on left stamp, otherwise Fine-Very Fine and unusual variety, Scott Retail as normal block of four

2,500
500
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