Sale 1187 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Wednesday, 25 July, 2018

Category — 1881-83 American Bank Note Co. Issues (Scott 205-211B)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
311
nh
Sale 1187, Lot 311, 1881-83 American Bank Note Co. Issues (Scott 205-211B)2c Pale Red Brown, Special Printing (211B). Mint N.H., rich color on bright paper, fresh and Fine

900
425
312
 
Sale 1187, Lot 312, 1881-83 American Bank Note Co. Issues (Scott 205-211B)2c Pale Red Brown, Special Printing (211B). Bright shade, partial strike of blue cancel at right, the "Th" of "Third Assistant P.M.G. P.O.D. May 23 '85" cancel is visible, Fine and very rare, a top right corner margin vertical pair is known with the same cancel, this stamp adjoined that pair (the pair realized $8,000 hammer in a 2010 Spink Shreves auction), this favor cancel is the only way to collect this issue in used condition since it cannot be distinguished from the normal printing without the presence of gum, with 1958 A.P.S. and 1974 P.F. certificates, Scott Catalogue does not list this in used condition

E. 500-750
850
Back to Top
313
og
Sale 1187, Lot 313, 1881-83 American Bank Note Co. Issues (Scott 205-211B)5c Yellow Brown (205). Original gum, lightly hinged, mathematically perfect centering with Jumbo margins, detailed impression, long and full perforations

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. THIS MAGNIFICENT STAMP IS GRADED GEM 100 JUMBO BY P.S.E., WHICH IS THE HIGHEST GRADE POSSIBLE. IT IS THE ONLY EXAMPLE TO ACHIEVE THIS ULTIMATE GRADE.

Ex "Hanover". With 2010 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, Gem 100 Jumbo; unpriced in SMQ above the grade of 100, SMQ $6,000.00 as 100). This is the highest grade possible on the grading chart and it is the only example in any category to receive it.

240
4,750
Back to Top
314
og
Sale 1187, Lot 314, 1881-83 American Bank Note Co. Issues (Scott 205-211B)5c Yellow Brown (205). Top imprint, letter "K" and "No." strip of four, original gum, paper h.r., side stamps with thin spots, appears Fine, scarce multiple, Scott Retail as two pairs with no premium for the position

1,000
200
Back to Top
315
og
Sale 1187, Lot 315, 1881-83 American Bank Note Co. Issues (Scott 205-211B)1c Gray Blue (206). Horizontal strip of four with left imperforate half-arrow and bottom plate no. 531 selvage, original gum, h.r., wide margins and handsome centering, Extremely Fine, Scott Retail as two pairs with no premium for the position

320
180
Back to Top
316
og
Sale 1187, Lot 316, 1881-83 American Bank Note Co. Issues (Scott 205-211B)6c Deep Brown Red (208a). Original gum, barely hinged, rich color, Fine

550
180
Back to Top
317
nh
Sale 1187, Lot 317, 1881-83 American Bank Note Co. Issues (Scott 205-211B)6c Deep Brown Red (208a). Mint N.H., extra wide margins at top and bottom, Very Fine, with 2014 P.F. certificate

1,400
850
Back to Top
318
nh
Sale 1187, Lot 318, 1881-83 American Bank Note Co. Issues (Scott 205-211B)10c Brown (209). Mint N.H. strip of four with bottom imprint and plate no. 548 selvage, bright color, fresh and Very Fine, with 2010 P.S.E. certificate, Scott Retail as singles

1,900
750
Back to Top
319
og
Sale 1187, Lot 319, 1881-83 American Bank Note Co. Issues (Scott 205-211B)10c Brown (209). Nine stamps, original gum, a few appear to be Mint N.H., a couple small flaws including one with adherence on front, overall Fine, Scott Retail as all hinged

1,440
300
Back to Top
320
og
Sale 1187, Lot 320, 1881-83 American Bank Note Co. Issues (Scott 205-211B)10c Black Brown (209b). Unused (no gum), intense shade, Very Fine

950
0
Back to Top
321
nh
Sale 1187, Lot 321, 1881-83 American Bank Note Co. Issues (Scott 205-211B)2c Red Brown (210). Mint N.H., outstanding centering, bright color on crisp paper, Extremely Fine, with 1998 P.F. and 2008 P.S.E. certificates (XF 90; SMQ $475.00)

135
350
Back to Top
322
ogbl
Sale 1187, Lot 322, 1881-83 American Bank Note Co. Issues (Scott 205-211B)2c Red Brown (210). Top imprint, plate no. 526 and Letter "H" block of ten, original gum, lightly hinged, rich color, fresh and Very Fine

1,050
750
Back to Top
323
og
Sale 1187, Lot 323, 1881-83 American Bank Note Co. Issues (Scott 205-211B)4c Blue Green (211). Original gum, lightly hinged, choice margins and centering, Extremely Fine, with 1998 P.F. certificate

225
650
Back to Top