Sale 1245 — United States Stamps, featuring the Sacramento Collection

Sale Date — Tuesday-Thursday, 16-18 November, 2021

Category — Newspapers and Periodicals

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2157°
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Sale 1245, Lot 2157, Newspapers and Periodicals48c Carmine, 1885 Issue (PR85). Mint N.H. block of four with bottom left corner selvage, hinged only in ungummed portion of corner selvage, bright color, attractive centering and margins, small pencil notation in left selvage

VERY FINE AND CHOICE. A RARE MINT NEVER-HINGED CORNER MARGIN BLOCK OF THE 1885 48-CENT AMERICAN BANK NOTE COMPANY NEWSPAPER ISSUE.

With 2004 P.F. certificate for a block of ten. Scott value as four Mint N.H. singles

3,900
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2158
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Sale 1245, Lot 2158, Newspapers and Periodicals1c Black, 1885 Issue (PR81). Mint N.H., deep shade, wide margins, Extremely Fine, with 2010 P.F. certificate (VF-XF 85)

225
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2159°
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Sale 1245, Lot 2159, Newspapers and Periodicals24c Pink, 1894 Issue (PR96). Mint N.H., attractive centering with perfs clear of design all around, brilliant color

VERY FINE. A RARE MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 1894 24-CENT UNWATERMARKED BUREAU NEWSPAPER ISSUE.

The 1894 Bureau printing was made from the old plates of the American and Continental Bank Note Companies. The plates were re-entered, and there are also other differences in the printings, including the paper and gum. This issue was not in service for very long before the new plates were ready for the Bureau-produced issue of 1895.

With copy of 2015 P.F. certificate for a block of four (top right stamp)

7,500
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