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Sale 1231 — The James P. Myerson Collection of Superb United States Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday-Wednesday, 9-10 February, 2021

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Category — 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Issues (Scott 134-155)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
136
 
Sale Number 1231, Lot Number 136, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co.  Issues (Scott 134-155)2c Red Brown, H. Grill (135), 2c Red Brown, H. Grill (135)2c Red Brown, H. Grill (135). Bright shade, Jumbo margins, light strike of cork cancel leaves entire design clearly visible, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2004 P.F. and 2010 and 2013 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $900.00)

Bid on this lot

900
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137
 
Sale Number 1231, Lot Number 137, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co.  Issues (Scott 134-155)3c Green, H. Grill (136), 3c Green, H. Grill (136)3c Green, H. Grill (136). Deep rich color, clear grill points, choice centering with wide margins, face-free cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $425.00), only two grade higher (at 95J and 98) and only four others share this desirable grade

Bid on this lot

32
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138
 
Sale Number 1231, Lot Number 138, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co.  Issues (Scott 134-155)6c Carmine, H. Grill (137), 6c Carmine, H. Grill (137)6c Carmine, H. Grill (137). Rich color, clear grill points, neat cork cancel and circular datestamp leave Lincoln's portrait clearly visible, Extremely Fine, with 1998 and 2017 P.S.E. certificates (VF-XF 85; SMQ $700.00)

Bid on this lot

425
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139
 
Sale Number 1231, Lot Number 139, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co.  Issues (Scott 134-155)10c Brown, H. Grill (139), 10c Brown, H. Grill (139)10c Brown, H. Grill (139). Nicely centered, deep rich color with bright red cork cancel, tiny corner perf creases, Very Fine appearance, an attractive stamp, ex Wagshal, with 1981 and 2011 P.F. certificates (latter no longer accompanies)

Bid on this lot

800
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140
 
Sale Number 1231, Lot Number 140, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co.  Issues (Scott 134-155)12c Dull Violet, H. Grill (140), 12c Dull Violet, H. Grill (140)12c Dull Violet, H. Grill (140). Rich color and detailed impression, remarkably clear grill points, choice centering for this difficult issue

EXTREMELY FINE SOUND AND CENTERED USED EXAMPLE OF THE 12-CENT 1870 NATIONAL BANK NOTE COMPANY GRILLED ISSUE.

The 12c National Bank Note Company Grilled Issue is an exceedingly difficult stamp to obtain with wide margins and choice centering.

With 2004 and 2019 P.F. certificates (VF-XF 85)

Bid on this lot

3,750
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141
 
Sale Number 1231, Lot Number 141, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co.  Issues (Scott 134-155)15c Orange, H. Grill (141), 15c Orange, H. Grill (141)15c Orange, H. Grill (141). Vibrant color, choice centering for this difficult issue, red cork cancel

EXTREMELY FINE. AN EXCEPTIONALLY CHOICE USED EXAMPLE OF THE 15-CENT 1870 NATIONAL BANK NOTE COMPANY GRILLED ISSUE WITH AN ATTRACTIVE RED CANCEL.

With 1968 and 2013 P.F. certificates

Bid on this lot

1,500
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142
 
Sale Number 1231, Lot Number 142, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co.  Issues (Scott 134-155)30c Black, H. Grill (143), 30c Black, H. Grill (143)30c Black, H. Grill (143). Some noticeable grill points at bottom, sharp proof-like impression, choice centering, bold small circular cork cancel leaves most of design clearly visible

EXTREMELY FINE EXAMPLE OF THE 1870 30-CENT NATIONAL BANK NOTE GRILLED ISSUE.

Ex Drucker. With 1984, 2002 and 2019 P.F. certificates (VF-XF 85)

Bid on this lot

2,400
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143
 
Sale Number 1231, Lot Number 143, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co.  Issues (Scott 134-155)1c Ultramarine, I. Grill (134A), 1c Ultramarine, I. Grill (134A)1c Ultramarine, I. Grill (134A). Bright shade and fresh, strong grill points, choice centering with wide and balanced margins, unobtrusive strike of blue oval datestamp cancel, Extremely Fine, with 2017 P.S.E. certificate (VF-XF 85; SMQ $400.00)

Bid on this lot

500
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144
 
Sale Number 1231, Lot Number 144, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co.  Issues (Scott 134-155)7c Vermilion, I. Grill (138A), 7c Vermilion, I. Grill (138A)7c Vermilion, I. Grill (138A). Vivid shade and detailed impression, several rows of unusually clear grill points, face-free strike of New York Foreign Mail Geometric cancel

EXTREMELY FINE. A GORGEOUS USED EXAMPLE OF THE 7-CENT 1870 NATIONAL BANK NOTE COMPANY I GRILL WITH A FACE-FREE NEW YORK FOREIGN MAIL GEOMETRIC CANCEL.

With 2016 P.F. certificate (XF 90)

Bid on this lot

750
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145
 
Sale Number 1231, Lot Number 145, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co.  Issues (Scott 134-155)2c Red Brown (146), 2c Red Brown (146)2c Red Brown (146). Crisp impression on bright paper, nicely complemented by red radial cork cancel, unusually wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, a stunning stamp, ex Morton, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $900.00), the highest grade awarded and shared by only five others

Bid on this lot

20
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146
 
Sale Number 1231, Lot Number 146, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co.  Issues (Scott 134-155)6c Carmine (148), 6c Carmine (148)6c Carmine (148). Rich color nicely complemented by red New York circular datestamp cancel, superbly centered with well-proportioned margins, fresh and Extremely Fine, with 2015 P.F. certificate

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27
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147
 
Sale Number 1231, Lot Number 147, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co.  Issues (Scott 134-155)7c Vermilion (149), 7c Vermilion (149)7c Vermilion (149). Brilliant color, gorgeous centering with unusually wide and balanced margins, face-free cork cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, a phenomenal stamp, ex Morton, with 2006 and 2014 P.S.E. certificates (Superb 98; SMQ $1,675.00), only three grade higher (two at 98J, one at 100) and five others share this desirable grade

Bid on this lot

100
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148
 
Sale Number 1231, Lot Number 148, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co.  Issues (Scott 134-155)12c Dull Violet (151), 12c Dull Violet (151)12c Dull Violet (151). Deep rich color on bright paper, nicely complemented by red crossroads cancel, Extremely Fine

Bid on this lot

215
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149
 
Sale Number 1231, Lot Number 149, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co.  Issues (Scott 134-155)12c Dull Violet (151), 12c Dull Violet (151)12c Dull Violet (151). Intense shade and impression, face-free cork cancel, choice centering, Extremely Fine, with 2015 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $500.00)

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200
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150
 
Sale Number 1231, Lot Number 150, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co.  Issues (Scott 134-155)15c Bright Orange (152), 15c Bright Orange (152)15c Bright Orange (152). Extra wide Jumbo margins and well-centered, red cork cancel, just a trace of oxidation at lower left, Extremely Fine, with 2016 P.F. certificate

Bid on this lot

235
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151
 
Sale Number 1231, Lot Number 151, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co.  Issues (Scott 134-155)24c Purple (153), 24c Purple (153)24c Purple (153). Nicely centered with bright color, red circle of wedges cancel, fresh and Very Fine, with 1991 P.F. and 2009 P.S.E. certificates

Bid on this lot

235
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152
 
Sale Number 1231, Lot Number 152, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co.  Issues (Scott 134-155)30c Black (154), 30c Black (154)30c Black (154). Outstanding centering with wide margins, intense shade, New York Foreign Mail Geometric cancel (Weiss ST-8P6), Extremely Fine Gem, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $2,000.00)

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275
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153
 
Sale Number 1231, Lot Number 153, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co.  Issues (Scott 134-155)30c Black (154), 30c Black (154)30c Black (154). Well-centered, intense shade nicely contrasted by red cork cancel, Extremely Fine

Bid on this lot

325
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154
 
Sale Number 1231, Lot Number 154, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co.  Issues (Scott 134-155)90c Carmine (155), 90c Carmine (155)90c Carmine (155). Wide margins, bright shade, bold strike of red New York Foreign Mail Geometric cancel (Weiss GE-EN3), Very Fine and choice, a beautiful stamp with this colored cancel, ex Kirke, with 1984 and 2003 P.F. certificates

Bid on this lot

375
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155
 
Sale Number 1231, Lot Number 155, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co.  Issues (Scott 134-155)90c Carmine (155), 90c Carmine (155)90c Carmine (155). Vivid color, well-proportioned margins, face-free cork cancel, Very Fine and choice, with 2000 P.F. certificate

Bid on this lot

325
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