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US and Possessions
Stamps and Postal History


1881-1888 American Bank Note Co. Issues




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Lot 4523
E
1882, 5¢ Garfield A.B.N.C. essay, gray black (Scott 205-E2), vignette with frame of horiz. lines, die on India, die sunk on card, with precise impression and strong color, with "Prest Jas A Garfield" plus die number C-47 and American Bank Note Company imprint below; India die sunk on 147 x 218 mm card; light spotting to card's edges, otherwise Very Fine.
Scott $250.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Current Bid $80
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Lot 4524
S
1889, 10¢ green, re-engraved, overprinted "Sample A" (Scott 209SL), plate number and imprint strip of 5, o.g., lightly hinged, Fine.
Scott $375 as singles.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Current Bid $120
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Lot 4525
S
1889, 4¢ dark brown, overprinted "Sample A" (Scott 211SL), plate number and imprint strip of 5, o.g., lightly hinged, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $375+.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Current Bid $120
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Lot 4526

1883, 4¢ blue green (Scott 211), o.g., never hinged, with deep color and clean lines; paper fresh and sound, Fine to Very Fine, with 2019 P.S.A.G. certificate graded 75.
SMQ F-VF 75; $650.
Scott $800.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Current Bid $200
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Lot 4527
S
1889, 1¢ to 90¢ complete, A.B.N.C. printing, overprinted "Sample A" (Scott 212SL-191SL), o.g., hinge remnants (15¢ without gum), decent centering and color; 10¢ and 30¢ thinned, otherwise Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $750.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Current Bid $130
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Lot 4528

1887, 1¢ ultramarine (Scott 212), o.g., never hinged, one to hold your attention, with flaming white paper, clean color and crisp lines, Very Fine, with 2010 P.S.E. certificate for block of six, this position 6.
Scott $290.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Current Bid $200
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Lot 4529

1888, 5¢ indigo (Scott 216), o.g., never hinged, a heart-pounding stamp with exquisite color and detail, all on massively margined immaculate paper, an Extremely Fine jumbo, a choice item for even the finest collection, with 2020 P.F. certificate graded XF 90J.
SMQ XF 90J; $3,450.
Scott $650.
Estimate $2,500 - 3,000.
Current Bid $1,200
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Lot 4530

1888, 30¢ orange brown (Scott 217), o.g., hinged, in strong, glowing color, immaculately centered on fresh paper with all perforations intact, Extremely Fine to Superb, a top-line stamp, only three stamps grade higher in PSE's Population Report, with 2021 P.S.A.G. certificate graded 95.
SMQ XF-SUP 95; $1,500.
Scott $300.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Current Bid $500
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Lot 4531
P
1888, 30¢ orange brown, imperf proof on stamp paper (Scott 217P5), horizontal pair, o.g., hinge remnant, nice margins and color; light crease at top, otherwise Very Fine, with 1992 P.S.E. certificate, signed by Langs (himself), Randy Shoemaker and David Champagne.
Scott $1,750.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Current Bid $200
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Lot 4532

1888, 90¢ purple (Scott 218), o.g., hinge remnant, deep rich radiant color and fullness of impression, Fine to Very Fine, a handsome example, with 2021 P.S.A.G. certificate.
SMQ F-VF 75; $600.
Scott $800.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Current Bid $200
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Lot 4533
o
1888, 90¢ purple (Scott 218), unusually bright rich color and impression within nice margins, Extremely Fine, with 2019 P.S.E. certificate graded XF 90.
SMQ XF 90; $650.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Current Bid $200
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