Sale 1187 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Wednesday, 25 July, 2018

Category — 1879 American Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 182-191)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
285
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Sale 1187, Lot 285, 1879 American Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 182-191)1c Dark Ultramarine (182). Mint N.H., rich color, Fine, with 1984 P.F. certificate

675
275
286
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Sale 1187, Lot 286, 1879 American Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 182-191)1c Dark Ultramarine (182). Mint N.H., deep shade and sharp impression, Very Fine, with 1987 P.F. and 2015 P.S.E. certificates

675
325
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287
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Sale 1187, Lot 287, 1879 American Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 182-191)5c Blue (185). Original gum, barest trace of hinging (if at all), intense color, choice centering with balanced margins, Extremely Fine, ex "Scarsdale", with 1987 and 2000 P.F. certificates

425
850
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288
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Sale 1187, Lot 288, 1879 American Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 182-191)5c Blue (185). Original gum, lightly hinged, deep rich color, balanced margins, Extremely Fine, with 1973 and 2014 P.F. certificates (XF 90)

425
625
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289
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Sale 1187, Lot 289, 1879 American Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 182-191)5c Blue (185). Original gum, lightly hinged, deep shade and detailed impression, unusually wide margins at top and bottom, Extremely Fine, with 1984 and 2014 P.F. certificates (VF-XF 85)

450
550
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290
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Sale 1187, Lot 290, 1879 American Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 182-191)6c Pink (186). Original gum, extra wide margins at sides and nicely balanced all around, rich color, Very Fine and choice, with 2006 P.F. certificate (VF-XF 85)

900
950
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291
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Sale 1187, Lot 291, 1879 American Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 182-191)10c Brown, Without Secret Mark (187). Original gum, described by P.F. as "slightly disturbed at bottom", with which we vehemently disagree, intense color on fresh paper

EXTREMELY FINE EXAMPLE OF THE 10-CENT 1879 AMERICAN BANK NOTE ISSUE WITHOUT SECRET MARK.

Ex Hansen. With 1990 P.S.E. and 2004 P.F. certificates

3,000
2,800
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292
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Sale 1187, Lot 292, 1879 American Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 182-191)15c Red Orange (189). Top imprint and plate no. 31 strip of six, original gum, h.r. slivers at corners of stamps sensibly reinforcing perfs, some double perfs at top, nice centering with perfs clear on all stamps, Fine, Scott Retail as three pairs with no premium for the position (plate block catalogues $8,500.00)

1,125
400
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293
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Sale 1187, Lot 293, 1879 American Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 182-191)15c Red Orange (189). Mint N.H. block of six with left selvage, bright color, faint toning in selvage, few perf separations, Fine-Very Fine, Scott Retail as singles

3,600
1,100
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294
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Sale 1187, Lot 294, 1879 American Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 182-191)30c Full Black (190). Original gum, choice centering with well-balanced margins, intense shade and impression, Extremely Fine, a difficult stamp to find with such nice centering, ex Hansen, with 2001 and 2008 P.F. certificates (XF 90)

850
1,200
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295
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Sale 1187, Lot 295, 1879 American Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 182-191)30c Full Black (190). Original gum, wide margins and choice centering, Extremely Fine, with 1984 P.F. and 2015 P.S.E. certificates

850
700
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296
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Sale 1187, Lot 296, 1879 American Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 182-191)90c Carmine (191). Original gum, lightly hinged, radiant color, wide margins all around

EXTREMELY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL WIDE-MARGINED ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 1879 AMERICAN BANK NOTE ISSUE.

Ex Hansen. With 1993 and 2004 P.F. certificates.

2,000
3,000
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