Sale 1240 — United States Stamps
Sale Date — Tuesday-Wednesday, 20-21 July, 2021
Category — 1870-73 Bank Note Co. Issues (Scott 134-166)
VERY FINE ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 1870 6-CENT NATIONAL BANK NOTE COMPANY ISSUE WITH GRILL.
With 1988 P.F. certificate
FINE APPEARING AND VERY RARE ORIGINAL-GUM BLOCK OF THE 1870 7-CENT NATIONAL BANK NOTE COMPANY GRILLED ISSUE.
Two blocks of six are known (one ex Klein, other barely shows grill points), as are a very small number of blocks of four. We have offered only one other block since before 1993.
With 2019 P.F. certificate. Scott value $24,000.00
VERY FINE SOUND USED EXAMPLE OF THE 1870 12-CENT NATIONAL BANK NOTE COMPANY GRILLED ISSUE.
With 1975 and 2005 P.F. certificates.
VERY FINE APPEARING EXAMPLE OF THE 1870 24-CENT NATIONAL BANK NOTE COMPANY GRILLED ISSUE, SCOTT 142.
This issue is not known in unused condition.
VERY FINE AND CHOICE USED EXAMPLE OF THE 1870 30-CENT NATIONAL BANK NOTE COMPANY GRILLED ISSUE, CANCELLED IN RED.
The 30c National Bank Note Co. Grilled Issue is normally seen with small margins, or is off-center. If one finds a centered copy, it more often than not turns out to have a flaw. The stamp offered here is a notable exception to the rule and is particularly desirable cancelled in red.
Ex Dr. Morris and Lessin. With 1996 P.F. certificate
EXTREMELY FINE USED EXAMPLE OF THE 1870 90-CENT NATIONAL BANK NOTE COMPANY GRILLED ISSUE. DIFFICULT TO OBTAIN IN SOUND CONDITION WITH CHOICE CENTERING.
With 1989 P.F. certificate
FINE APPEARANCE. A BLOCK OF SIX IS THE LARGEST RECORDED UNUSED MULTIPLE OF THE 1870 24-CENT NATIONAL BANK NOTE ISSUE.
From our 1984 and 1989 Rarities sales. Scott value $16,600.00 as a block of four and a pair
EXTREMELY FINE APPEARING EXAMPLE OF THE 15-CENT 1875 CONTINENTAL BANK NOTE COMPANY SPECIAL PRINTING.
Our census of Scott 174 contains 40 examples, including one in the Miller collection owned by The New York Public Library, leaving 39 available to collectors. Of these, an overwhelming majority have the perforations scissors-separated on at least one side. Only five or six have intact perforations, and of those perhaps half are faulty.
Census no. 174-UNC-07. Ex West. Signed in pencil by E. Stern. With 1957 and 2021 P.F. certificates, only the latter mentioning the part reperfing.