Sale 1209 — United States Stamps
Sale Date — Tuesday-Wednesday, 22-23 October, 2019
Category — 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 134-218)
VERY FINE. THIS IS THE FINEST USED BLOCK OF THE 1870 90-CENT UNGRILLED NATIONAL BANK NOTE COMPANY ISSUE.
Ex "Mercedes". With 2006 P.F. certificate. Scott Retail as two blocks of four
EXTREMELY FINE. AN EXCEEDINGLY RARE MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 1873 10-CENT CONTINENTAL BANK NOTE ISSUE, GRADED XF 90 BY P.S.E. VERY FEW ARE KNOWN IN MINT NEVER-HINGED CONDITION AND EVEN FEWER WITH CENTERING THAT CAN BE DESCRIBED AS EXTREMELY FINE.
We have offered only approximately half a dozen single Scott 161's in Mint N.H. condition since keeping computerized records. This example bears the highest numerical grade of any we have offered.
With copy of 2016 P.F. certificate for a block of four (this the top left stamp). With 2019 P.F. certificate (XF 90). Scott Retail as hinged
EXTREMELY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL ORIGINAL GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 90-CENT 1873 CONTINENTAL BANK NOTE COMPANY ISSUE.
1960 P.F. certificate no longer accompanies. With 2003 P.F. and 2019 P.S.E. certificates (OGph, XF 90; SMQ $5,000.00), only seven grade higher (with four of those at 95)
EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A BEAUTIFUL ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 1879 30-CENT AMERICAN BANK NOTE COMPANY REGULAR ISSUE, GRADED XF-SUPERB 95 BY P.S.E.
With 2000 P.F. and 2011 P.S.E. certificates (OGph, XF-Superb 95; SMQ $3,250.00). Only two grade higher (at 95J and 98) and only two others share this grade.
FRESH AND FINE EXAMPLE OF THE 7-CENT 1880 AMERICAN BANK NOTE COMPANY SPECIAL PRINTING.
Our census of Scott 196 contains fewer than 85 examples. With 2006 P.F. and 2008 P.S.E. certificates (F 70; SMQ $5,850.00)
VERY FINE AND CHOICE ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THIS IMPERFORATE-BETWEEN ERROR.
The vast majority of these error pairs are centered to the top. This example is centered better than most.
Ex Hoffman. "HFC" (H. F. Colman) backstamps. With 2005 P.F. certificate