Sale 1245 — United States Stamps, featuring the Sacramento Collection
Sale Date — Tuesday-Thursday, 16-18 November, 2021
Category — 1879 American Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 182-191)
EXTREMELY FINE MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 1879 ONE-CENT AMERICAN BANK NOTE COMPANY ISSUE, SCOTT 182.
With 2002 and 2007 P.F. certificates (XF 90)
EXTREMELY FINE GEM MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 2-CENT 1879 AMERICAN BANK NOTE COMPANY ISSUE.
With 2007 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $2,900.00).
EXTREMELY FINE GEM ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 1879 6-CENT AMERICAN BANK NOTE COMPANY ISSUE.
With 2008 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, XF-Superb 95; SMQ $3,350.00). Only two original-gum stamps grade higher (highest is 98J) and one shares this grade
EXTREMELY FINE. A HIGHLY DESIRABLE LIGHTLY HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 10-CENT 1879 AMERICAN BANK NOTE COMPANY ISSUE WITHOUT SECRET MARK.
With 2006 P.S.E. certificate
EXTREMELY FINE ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 10-CENT 1879 AMERICAN BANK NOTE COMPANY PRINTING WITH SECRET MARK.
With 2000 and 2006 P.F. certificates
EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A MAGNIFICENT MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 15-CENT 1879 AMERICAN BANK NOTE COMPANY ISSUE, GRADED SUPERB 98 BY P.S.E.
This issue is often found in Mint N.H. condition, as several sheets have been broken in the past. However, most of the stamps in these sheets are somewhat off-center, and examples such as this, with wide margins and precise centering, are very rare.
With 2019 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $9,250.00). Only one stamp grades higher (at 100, offered in our Whitman sale), and only two others share this grade -- statistics that have not changed since at least 2009
EXTREMELY FINE. AN IMPRESSIVE ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 1879 AMERICAN BANK NOTE ISSUE.
With 1987, 1999, and 2006 P.F. certificates (XF 90). By way of comparison, P.S.E. has graded three at 90, with only three higher
EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB EXAMPLE OF THE 90-CENT 1879 AMERICAN BANK NOTE ISSUE WITH LARGE-PART ORIGINAL-GUM.
With 2004 P.S.E. certificate (POG, XF-Superb 95; SMQ $8,500.00 for original gum and $1,400.00 for no gum). Scott value for original gum