Sale 1245 — United States Stamps, featuring the Sacramento Collection

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

Category — 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Ungrilled Issue (Scott 145-155)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1330
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Sale 1245, Lot 1330, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Ungrilled Issue (Scott 145-155)1c Ultramarine (145). Original gum, bright shade, well-balanced margins, fresh and Extremely Fine, with 2001 P.F. and 2009 P.S.E. certificates (OGh, XF 90; SMQ $2,000.00)

650
2,700
1331
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Sale 1245, Lot 1331, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Ungrilled Issue (Scott 145-155)2c Red Brown (146). Original gum, intense shade, choice centering, Extremely Fine, with 1988 P.F. and 2008 P.S.E. certificates (XF 90; SMQ $800.00), we feel this issue is underpriced in SMQ as it has consistently brought higher than SMQ

325
850
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1332
 
Sale 1245, Lot 1332, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Ungrilled Issue (Scott 145-155)3c Green (147). Bright shade and detailed impression, perfectly centered with Jumbo margins, neat small circle of wedges cancel at bottom, Extremely Fine Gem, a phenomenal stamp in every respect, with 2010 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98 Jumbo; SMQ $725.00), this is the highest grade awarded by P.S.E. and the only to achieve it, for original gum the highest grade awarded is a 90

1
1,400
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1333
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Sale 1245, Lot 1333, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Ungrilled Issue (Scott 145-155)6c Carmine (148). Original gum, deep rich color, well-balanced margins, Extremely Fine, with 1981 P.F. and 2009 P.S.E. certificates (OGh, VF-XF 85; SMQ $1,850.00)

900
1,400
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1334
 
Sale 1245, Lot 1334, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Ungrilled Issue (Scott 145-155)7c Vermilion (149). Pretty color, neat strike of "NSUFF" of "INSUFFICIENTLY PAID" and New York Foreign Mail "Clothes Pins" cancel, wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $650.00)

100
450
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1335
 
Sale 1245, Lot 1335, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Ungrilled Issue (Scott 145-155)10c Brown (150). Nearly perfect centering, rich color, bold segmented cork cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $525.00), only four grade higher (at 95J, 98, 98J and 100J)

35
325
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1336
 
Sale 1245, Lot 1336, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Ungrilled Issue (Scott 145-155)10c Brown (150). Outstanding centering with wide balanced margins all around, crisp shade and impression, light cancel at bottom, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2001 P.F. and 2004 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $325.00), only four grade higher

35
450
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1337
 
Sale 1245, Lot 1337, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Ungrilled Issue (Scott 145-155)12c Dull Violet (151). Exceedingly well-centered, rich color, New York Foreign Mail "Clothes Pins" cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,350.00), only one grades higher (at 98) and four others share this grade

200
650
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1338
 
Sale 1245, Lot 1338, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Ungrilled Issue (Scott 145-155)12c Dull Violet (151). Deep rich color, neat strike of circular cork cancel (appears to be a negative letter or number), well-balanced margins, Extremely Fine, with 1996 P.F. and 2004 P.S.E. certificates (XF 90; SMQ $500.00)

200
325
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1339
 
Sale 1245, Lot 1339, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Ungrilled Issue (Scott 145-155)15c Bright Orange (152). Beautifully centered, vibrant color, bold strike of 5-bar cork grid cancel, Extremely Fine, with 2005 P.S.E. certificate (VF-XF 85; SMQ $275.00)

210
225
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1340
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Sale 1245, Lot 1340, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Ungrilled Issue (Scott 145-155)24c Purple (153). Original gum, choice centering, pastel shade, tiny corner perf crease at top right is negligible

EXTREMELY FINE APPEARING ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 1870 24-CENT UNGRILLED NATIONAL BANK NOTE COMPANY ISSUE.

With 1984 and 2007 P.F. certificates (XF 90)

1,700
1,600
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1341
 
Sale 1245, Lot 1341, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Ungrilled Issue (Scott 145-155)30c Black (154). Detailed impression, neatly struck circle of wedges cancel, well-balanced margins, fresh and Extremely Fine, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $650.00)

275
475
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1342
 
Sale 1245, Lot 1342, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Ungrilled Issue (Scott 145-155)90c Carmine (155). Exceptionally wide margins and nearly perfect centering, bright color, cork cancel leaves design clearly visible, Extremely Fine, a pretty stamp, with 1999 P.F. and 2006 P.S.E. certificates (XF 90; SMQ $750.00)

325
550
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1343
 
Sale 1245, Lot 1343, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Ungrilled Issue (Scott 145-155)90c Carmine (155). Wide margins, intense shade and crisp impression, lightly cancelled, Very Fine, with 1997 P.F. certificate

325
325
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