Sale 1187 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Wednesday, 25 July, 2018

Category — 1887 American Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 212-218)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
324
P
Sale 1187, Lot 324, 1887 American Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 212-218)1c Ultramarine, Plate Proof on Stamp Paper (212P5). Large bottom sheet margin, other sides ample to just clear at right, light overall toning and small thin spot in bottom margin, otherwise Fine, a very rare plate proof of this issue on stamp paper, Power Search does not list another, listed in Scott but unpriced

E. 300-400
225
325
og
Sale 1187, Lot 325, 1887 American Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 212-218)1c Ultramarine (212). Top imprint, plate no. 652 and letter "G G" strip of six, original gum, h.r., some toning along top edge and in left stamp, otherwise Fine-Very Fine

675
200
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326
ng
Sale 1187, Lot 326, 1887 American Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 212-218)2c Green (213). Four top imprint and plate no. strips of six, two from plate no. 712 and two from 713, no duplication of positions, unused (no gum), few small flaws including some toning, otherwise Fine, Scott Retail as with gum

1,360
160
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327
nh
Sale 1187, Lot 327, 1887 American Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 212-218)3c Vermilion (214). Mint N.H., intense color and impression, perfectly centered with Jumbo margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $2,200.00), only three have graded higher and no others share this desirable grade

180
1,500
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328
ogbl
Sale 1187, Lot 328, 1887 American Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 212-218)3c Vermilion (214). Block of ten with plate no. and imprint, large part original gum, vibrant color, few defects which are not readily apparent, Fine appearance, Scott Retail as two blocks of four and a pair

730
200
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329
nh
Sale 1187, Lot 329, 1887 American Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 212-218)4c Carmine (215). Mint N.H., rich color, Very Fine and choice

525
0
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330
ogbl
Sale 1187, Lot 330, 1887 American Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 212-218)4c Carmine (215). Top imprint, plate no. 546 and letter "L", block of 14, original gum, barely hinged, deep rich color, pos. 5 small slightly stained indentation

VERY FINE APPEARING AND SCARCE PLATE BLOCK OF THE 1888 4-CENT CARMINE BANK NOTE ISSUE.

Ex Curtis. With 1992 A.P.S. certificate. Scott Retail as plate block of twelve and pair

5,675
3,750
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331
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Sale 1187, Lot 331, 1887 American Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 212-218)30c Orange Brown (217). Mint N.H., gorgeous color on crisp paper, unusually wide margins, Very Fine and choice, with 1981, 1997 and 2007 P.F. certificates (VF-XF 85) and 2007 P.S.E. certificate (VF-XF 85; SMQ $1,500.00)

900
1,100
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332
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Sale 1187, Lot 332, 1887 American Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 212-218)30c Orange Brown (217). Mint N.H., deep rich color on crisp paper, nice centering with wide and balanced margins, Very Fine and choice, ex "Silver Lake", with 1987 and 2006 P.F. certificates

900
550
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333
og
Sale 1187, Lot 333, 1887 American Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 212-218)30c Orange Brown (217). Original gum, lightly hinged, deep rich color, unusually wide margins, Extremely Fine, a huge stamp, this denomination is scarce with such wide margins, with 1970, 1993 and 2009 P.F. certificates

250
700
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334
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Sale 1187, Lot 334, 1887 American Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 212-218)30c Orange Brown (217). Bottom imprint and plate no. 405 strip of five, original gum, bright color, few minor perf separations, small thin spot affects two right stamps, Fine appearance

2,200
0
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335
og
Sale 1187, Lot 335, 1887 American Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 212-218)90c Purple (218). Original gum, lightly hinged, choice centering and balanced margins, rich color and sharp proof-like impression, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2000 P.F. certificate

850
1,200
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336
og
Sale 1187, Lot 336, 1887 American Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 212-218)90c Purple (218). Original gum, deep rich color, well-centered with wide margins, Very Fine and choice, with 2003 P.F. certificate

850
550
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337
 
Sale 1187, Lot 337, 1887 American Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 212-218)90c Purple (218). Choice centering with wide margins, rich shade, lightly cancelled, Extremely Fine, with 2000 P.F. and 2005 P.S.E. certificates (XF 90; SMQ $650.00)

225
375
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