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Sale 1134 — The Alan Collection of United States Stamps

Sale Date — Wednesday, 14 September, 2016

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*A buyer’s premium of 15% of the winning bid was added as part of the total purchase price on all lots in this sale. Buyers were responsible for applicable sales tax, customs duty and any other prescribed charges. By placing a bid, bidders agreed to the terms and conditions in effect at the time of the sale.

Category — 1879-88 American Bank Note Co. Issues (Scott 182-218)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
158
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Sale Number 1134, Lot Number 158, 1879-88 American Bank Note Co. Issues (Scott 182-218)3c-90c 1879-90 Bank Note Issues, Balance (182/223), 3c-90c 1879-90 Bank Note Issues, Balance (182/223)3c-90c 1879-90 Bank Note Issues, Balance (182/223). Attractive balance of 21 unused stamps, mix of original gum, no gum and regummed, including Nos. 182, 184, 185, 188, 205, 207, 208, 208a, 209, 210, 213, 215, 216, 218, 220, 220a, 221 and 223, a couple with more than one example, nicely centered almost throughout including four graded in the 90-90J range (with SMQ values up to $225.00), some flaws to be expected including a few reperfed, overall Very Fine or Very Fine appearance, with the graded stamps Extremely Fine, 15 certificates accompany, Scott Retail more than $3,300.00

E. 1,000-1,500
1,000
159
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Sale Number 1134, Lot Number 159, 1879-88 American Bank Note Co. Issues (Scott 182-218)2c Vermilion (183), 2c Vermilion (183)2c Vermilion (183). Mint N.H., vivid color, wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine, a beautiful stamp, with copy of 1999 P.F. certificate for a pair

370
325
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160
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Sale Number 1134, Lot Number 160, 1879-88 American Bank Note Co. Issues (Scott 182-218)6c Pink (186), 6c Pink (186)6c Pink (186). Original gum, pastel color, well-proportioned margins, Very Fine, with 1982 and 2003 P.F. certificates

900
750
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161
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Sale Number 1134, Lot Number 161, 1879-88 American Bank Note Co. Issues (Scott 182-218)10c Brown, Without Secret Mark (187), 10c Brown, Without Secret Mark (187)10c Brown, Without Secret Mark (187). Unused (no gum), deep rich color and proof-like impression, Very Fine and choice, with 1991 (for pair) and 2003 P.F. certificates

1,100
1,100
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162
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Sale Number 1134, Lot Number 162, 1879-88 American Bank Note Co. Issues (Scott 182-218)15c Red Orange (189), 15c Red Orange (189)15c Red Orange (189). Original gum, vivid color on fresh paper, choice centering and margins, Extremely Fine, with 1996 and 2006 P.F. certificates (XF 90)

200
275
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163
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Sale Number 1134, Lot Number 163, 1879-88 American Bank Note Co. Issues (Scott 182-218)30c Full Black (190), 30c Full Black (190)30c Full Black (190). Original gum, barely hinged, intense shade and proof-like impression, almost perfect centering with wide margins

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB LIGHTLY HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 1879 30-CENT AMERICAN BANK NOTE COMPANY ISSUE.

With 1999 and 2005 P.F. certificates (XF-Superb 95)

900
1,600
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164
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Sale Number 1134, Lot Number 164, 1879-88 American Bank Note Co. Issues (Scott 182-218)90c Carmine (191), 90c Carmine (191)90c Carmine (191). Original gum, fresh bright color, wide margins, Very Fine and choice, with copy of 1992 P.F. certificate for a block of four, with 2002 P.S.E. certificate

2,000
1,700
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165
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Sale Number 1134, Lot Number 165, 1879-88 American Bank Note Co. Issues (Scott 182-218)1c Gray Blue (206), 1c Gray Blue (206)1c Gray Blue (206). Original gum, barest trace of hinging, bright shade and paper, near perfect centering with Jumbo margins, Extremely Fine Gem, a superb stamp in every respect, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, Superb 98 Jumbo; SMQ $1,100.00), only one unused stamp has been graded higher and only one other shares this grade (both are hinged)

70
850
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166
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Sale Number 1134, Lot Number 166, 1879-88 American Bank Note Co. Issues (Scott 182-218)3c Blue Green (207), 3c Blue Green (207)3c Blue Green (207). Mint N.H., well-centered with balanced margins, fresh color and paper, Very Fine and choice, with 2005 P.S.E. certificate (VF-XF 85; SMQ $500.00)

225
375
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167
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Sale Number 1134, Lot Number 167, 1879-88 American Bank Note Co. Issues (Scott 182-218)10c Black Brown (209b), 10c Black Brown (209b)10c Black Brown (209b). Unused (no gum), deep rich color in this distinctive premium shade, wide margins and well centered, Very Fine and choice, with 2001 P.F. certificate, a very difficult stamp to find unused and centered

950
550
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168
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Sale Number 1134, Lot Number 168, 1879-88 American Bank Note Co. Issues (Scott 182-218)4c Blue Green (211), 4c Blue Green (211)4c Blue Green (211). Original gum, barest trace of what may be hinging at top, outstanding centering, intense shade on bright paper, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2009 P.F. certificate

250
250
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169
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Sale Number 1134, Lot Number 169, 1879-88 American Bank Note Co. Issues (Scott 182-218)2c Pale Red Brown, Special Printing (211B), 2c Pale Red Brown, Special Printing (211B)2c Pale Red Brown, Special Printing (211B). Original gum, hinged in one corner, bright shade, fresh and Very Fine, with 2014 P.S.E. certificate

375
300
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170
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Sale Number 1134, Lot Number 170, 1879-88 American Bank Note Co. Issues (Scott 182-218)1c Ultramarine (212), 1c Ultramarine (212)1c Ultramarine (212). Original gum, lightly hinged, well-centered with balanced margins, Extremely Fine, with 1994 P.F. and 2013 P.S.E. certificates (OGph, XF 90; SMQ $275.00)

90
200
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171
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Sale Number 1134, Lot Number 171, 1879-88 American Bank Note Co. Issues (Scott 182-218)3c Vermilion (214), 3c Vermilion (214)3c Vermilion (214). Mint N.H., vibrant color, choice centering, light natural gum wrinkle, Extremely Fine, with 2002 P.S.E. certificate

180
160
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172
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Sale Number 1134, Lot Number 172, 1879-88 American Bank Note Co. Issues (Scott 182-218)30c Orange Brown (217), 30c Orange Brown (217)30c Orange Brown (217). Original gum, barely hinged, rich color and balanced margins, fresh and Extremely Fine, with 1992 P.F. and 2009 P.S.E. certificates (OGph, XF 90; SMQ $675.00)

425
400
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