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Sale 1192 — United States Stamps including Confederate States and Hawaii

Sale Date — Wednesday-Friday, 14-16 November, 2018

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

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
264
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Sale Number 1192, Lot Number 264, 1879-88 American Bank Note Co. Issues (Scott 182-218)2c Vermilion (183), 2c Vermilion (183)2c Vermilion (183). Mint N.H., well-centered, wide margins, bright color, Very Fine and choice, with 2012 P.S.A.G. certificate for a strip of five

370
300
265
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Sale Number 1192, Lot Number 265, 1879-88 American Bank Note Co. Issues (Scott 182-218)10c Brown, With Secret Mark (188), 10c Brown, With Secret Mark (188)10c Brown, With Secret Mark (188). Original gum, lightly hinged, deep rich color and detailed impression, wide margins, Very Fine and choice, with 2003 P.F. certificate

1,700
2,000
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266
 
Sale Number 1192, Lot Number 266, 1879-88 American Bank Note Co. Issues (Scott 182-218)10c Brown, With Secret Mark (188), 10c Brown, With Secret Mark (188)10c Brown, With Secret Mark (188). Choice centering with Jumbo margins, rich color, central strike of target cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2000 P.F. and 2009 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $700.00)

30
650
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267
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Sale Number 1192, Lot Number 267, 1879-88 American Bank Note Co. Issues (Scott 182-218)10c Brown, With Secret Mark (188), 10c Brown, With Secret Mark (188)10c Brown, With Secret Mark (188). Block of 12, cork cancels, few perf separations, couple tiny flaws, Very Fine appearance, scarce large multiple, Scott Retail as two block of four and pairs

775
225
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268
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Sale Number 1192, Lot Number 268, 1879-88 American Bank Note Co. Issues (Scott 182-218)15c Red Orange (189), 15c Red Orange (189)15c Red Orange (189). Mint N.H., attractive centering and margins, vibrant color on post-office fresh paper, Very Fine and choice, with 2002 P.S.E. certificate for block of four, with 2013 P.F. certificate (VF-XF 85)

600
400
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269
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Sale Number 1192, Lot Number 269, 1879-88 American Bank Note Co. Issues (Scott 182-218)12c Blackish Purple, Special Printing (198), 12c Blackish Purple, Special Printing (198)12c Blackish Purple, Special Printing (198). Without gum as issued, rich color on bright paper, choice centering

VERY FINE. AN ATTRACTIVE SOUND EXAMPLE OF THE 1880 12-CENT AMERICAN BANK NOTE COMPANY SPECIAL PRINTING.

Our census of Scott 198 contains 64 certified examples. Of these, at least one-third have flaws. Many have poor centering. By virtue of its sound condition and nice centering, this is a particularly choice example.

Census No. 198-UNC-33. Ex Max L. Simon (Siegel Sale 292, Oct. 1965). With 1959 P.F. certificate

9,500
5,250
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270
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Sale Number 1192, Lot Number 270, 1879-88 American Bank Note Co. Issues (Scott 182-218)15c Orange, Special Printing (199), 15c Orange, Special Printing (199)15c Orange, Special Printing (199). Without gum as issued, vibrant color, light pressed-out vertical crease at left, tiny tear at top right

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. A SCARCE EXAMPLE OF THE 15-CENT 1880 AMERICAN BANK NOTE COMPANY SPECIAL PRINTING. ONLY 37 ARE RECORDED IN OUR CENSUS.

Our census of Scott 199 contains 37 certified examples. Of these, only 12 are confirmed as sound, 11 have faults and 14 need to be reexamined according to current methods and standards.

Census No. 199-UNC-36. Ex "Ambassador". With 1956 P.F. certificate. 1992 P.F. certificate no longer accompanies

29,000
7,000
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271
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Sale Number 1192, Lot Number 271, 1879-88 American Bank Note Co. Issues (Scott 182-218)6c Deep Brown Red (208a), 6c Deep Brown Red (208a)6c Deep Brown Red (208a). Original gum, lightly hinged, intense shade and impression on bright paper, long and full perforations, choice centering with wide margins, Extremely Fine, with 1978 P.F. and 2016 P.S.E. certificates (OGph, XF 90; SMQ $1,200.00)

550
1,100
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272
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Sale Number 1192, Lot Number 272, 1879-88 American Bank Note Co. Issues (Scott 182-218)10c Brown (209), 10c Brown (209)10c Brown (209). Mint N.H., deep rich color, choice centering with well-balanced margins, Extremely Fine, a very choice stamp, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $1,300.00)

475
1,100
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273
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Sale Number 1192, Lot Number 273, 1879-88 American Bank Note Co. Issues (Scott 182-218)10c Brown (209), 10c Brown (209)10c Brown (209). Mint N.H., well-centered, rich color, sharp impression, Very Fine and choice, with 2006 P.S.E. certificate

475
325
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274
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Sale Number 1192, Lot Number 274, 1879-88 American Bank Note Co. Issues (Scott 182-218)10c Brown (209), 10c Brown (209)10c Brown (209). Bottom imprint and plate no. 551 block of ten, original gum, multiple h.r. reinforcing some perf separations, rich color, top left stamp thin spot and small perf disc indentation, appears Fine

3,750
750
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275
 
Sale Number 1192, Lot Number 275, 1879-88 American Bank Note Co. Issues (Scott 182-218)10c Brown (209), 10c Brown (209)10c Brown (209). Deep rich color, choice centering, perfect strike of negative "U.S. Mail" in Padlock fancy cancel of Stoneham Mass., Extremely Fine, a beautiful strike and stamp, with 1997 P.F. certificate

E. 300-400
900
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276
 
Sale Number 1192, Lot Number 276, 1879-88 American Bank Note Co. Issues (Scott 182-218)10c Brown (209), 10c Brown (209)10c Brown (209). Rich color, bold strike of Locomotive fancy cancel of South Hanson Mass., small thin spot at center, tiny creases at edges, still a Very Fine strike of this rare fancy cancel, this is the first we have offered in 14 years, with 2000 P.F. certificate

E. 300-400
250
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277
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Sale Number 1192, Lot Number 277, 1879-88 American Bank Note Co. Issues (Scott 182-218)2c Red Brown (210), 2c Red Brown (210)2c Red Brown (210). Top imprint, plate no. 566 and letter "P" block of 16, most stamps Mint N.H., radiant color, fresh and Fine-Very Fine, Scott Retail as hinged plate block and block of four

1,530
1,700
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278
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Sale Number 1192, Lot Number 278, 1879-88 American Bank Note Co. Issues (Scott 182-218)4c Blue Green (211), 4c Blue Green (211)4c Blue Green (211). Mint N.H., wide margins, intense color and impression, Very Fine, with 1994 P.F. certificate

800
400
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279
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Sale Number 1192, Lot Number 279, 1879-88 American Bank Note Co. Issues (Scott 182-218)4c Blue Green (211), 4c Blue Green (211)4c Blue Green (211). Original gum, lightly hinged, exceptional centering, rich color and crisp impression, Extremely Fine, with 2017 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $625.00)

225
550
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280
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Sale Number 1192, Lot Number 280, 1879-88 American Bank Note Co. Issues (Scott 182-218)1c Ultramarine (212), 1c Ultramarine (212)1c Ultramarine (212). Mint N.H., well proportioned margins, fresh color, Extremely Fine, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (VF-XF 85; SMQ $475.00)

290
750
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281
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Sale Number 1192, Lot Number 281, 1879-88 American Bank Note Co. Issues (Scott 182-218)4c Carmine (215), 4c Carmine (215)4c Carmine (215). Bottom imprint and plate no. 542 strip of five, original gum, multiple h.r. reinforcing some perf separations, bright color, some wrinkling in selvage as well as a small tear in selvage at left, otherwise Fine

1,350
225
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282°
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Sale Number 1192, Lot Number 282, 1879-88 American Bank Note Co. Issues (Scott 182-218)30c Orange Brown (217), 30c Orange Brown (217)30c Orange Brown (217). Mint N.H., wide margins and perfect centering, beautiful glowing color on post office fresh paper

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. THIS MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 1888 30-CENT AMERICAN BANK NOTE COMPANY ISSUE IS GRADED SUPERB 98 BY P.S.E. AN EXCEPTIONAL STAMP AND THE HIGHEST GRADED.

With 2018 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $17,000.00). Only one other Mint N.H. Scott 217 shares this lofty grade. There are not even any hinged examples of this issue at a higher grade in the P.S.E. Population Report. This superb stamp was broken from a multiple that was off the market for more than 40 years

900
16,000
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283
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Sale Number 1192, Lot Number 283, 1879-88 American Bank Note Co. Issues (Scott 182-218)30c Orange Brown (217), 30c Orange Brown (217)30c Orange Brown (217). Mint N.H., bright color and detailed impression, well-proportioned margins, fresh and Extremely Fine, with 2008 and 2016 P.S.E. certificates (VF-XF 85; SMQ $1,500.00)

900
1,200
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284°
 
Sale Number 1192, Lot Number 284, 1879-88 American Bank Note Co. Issues (Scott 182-218)30c Orange Brown (217), 30c Orange Brown (217)30c Orange Brown (217). Jumbo margins and wonderfully well-centered, brilliant color, neat "Boston Mass. Jul. 20, '90" circular datestamp cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, a superb used example of this issue, Brookman notes "the lighter color makes fine used copies difficult to find and I doubt if one in a hundred could be rated as superb", with 2018 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $1,100.00), this is the highest grade awarded to a used Scott 217 and it is shared by only two others

90
1,900
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285
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Sale Number 1192, Lot Number 285, 1879-88 American Bank Note Co. Issues (Scott 182-218)30c Orange Brown (217), 30c Orange Brown (217)30c Orange Brown (217). Block of four with bottom selvage and showing mostly complete double row of perfs, handsomely centered with rich color, New York duplex cancel with top pair essentially face-free, Extremely Fine, 2009 P.S.E. certificate graded XF 90 no longer accompanies

650
1,200
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286
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Sale Number 1192, Lot Number 286, 1879-88 American Bank Note Co. Issues (Scott 182-218)90c Purple (218), 90c Purple (218)90c Purple (218). Original gum, lightly hinged, deep shade on bright paper, wide margins, Extremely Fine, a pretty stamp, with 2016 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, VF-XF 85; SMQ $1,250.00)

850
1,000
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287
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Sale Number 1192, Lot Number 287, 1879-88 American Bank Note Co. Issues (Scott 182-218)90c Purple (218), 90c Purple (218)90c Purple (218). Original gum, lightly hinged, intense shade and impression, wide margins, Very Fine and choice, with 1993 and 2017 P.S.E. certificates

850
750
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288
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Sale Number 1192, Lot Number 288, 1879-88 American Bank Note Co. Issues (Scott 182-218)90c Purple (218), 90c Purple (218)90c Purple (218). Block of four, rich color, bold strikes of oval registry cancels and traces of red crayon cancel, top left stamp faint shallow thin spot, Fine appearing and attractive used block

1,400
350
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