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Sale 88: The Sescal Sale

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1879-88 American Bank Note Co. Issues

Lots 1147-1156 Lot 1157

Lot 1147 E   

1879, 1¢ dark ultramarine, plate essay on pink varnish paper, on bond, top margin block of 4 with part imprint, ample to large margins, Very Fine, a rare security paper essay.
Scott No. 182-E    Estimate $300 - 400.

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Current Opening Bid: $140

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Lot 1148    

1879, 1¢ dark ultramarine, o.g., beautifully centered amid large well balanced margins, rich bold color, Extremely Fine and choice; P.S.E. encapsulation Graded (XF-Sup 95, SMQ $1,050).
Scott No. 182    $200.

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Current Opening Bid: $130

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Lot 1149 E   

1879, 3¢ green, plate essay on scarlet varnish paper, on bond paper, horizontal strip of 4, clear to large margins, Very Fine, a rare unlisted security paper essay.
Scott No. 184-E    Estimate $300 - 400.

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Current Opening Bid: $140

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Lot 1150    

1879, 6¢ brown rose, horizontal pair, part disturbed o.g., strong color, F.-V.F.; with 2009 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 186    $2,000.

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Current Opening Bid: $210

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Lot 1151 ()   

1879, 10¢ brown, with secret mark, double transfer, showing double transfer in "U.S. Postage" and "Ten Cents", without gum, large well balanced margins, fresh with rich color, Extremely Fine, variety unlisted in mint condition in the Scott catalog; with 2001 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 188 var.    $600 for normal no gum.

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Current Opening Bid: $220

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Lot 1152    

1879, 15¢ red orange, full o.g., deep rich color, Very Fine.
Scott No. 189    $180.

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Current Opening Bid: $60

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Lot 1153 o   

1879, 90¢ carmine, Boston oval cancel, wide margins and choice centering, deep color, few blunt perfs, otherwise Very Fine.
Scott No. 191    $350.

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Current Opening Bid: $70

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Lot 1154    

1882, 6¢ rose, re-engraved, o.g., lightly hinged, strong bright color, fresh and F.-V.F.; with 1984 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 208    $750.

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Current Opening Bid: $140

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Lot 1155    

1883 Special Printing, 2¢ pale red brown, imperf between, horizontal pair, o.g., lightly hinged, rich brilliant color, attractively centered, Very Fine and choice, a lovely fresh example of this imperforate between error; Colman handstamp guarantee.
Scott No. 211Bc    $2,000.

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Current Opening Bid: $725

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Lot 1156    

1887, 2¢ green, o.g., never hinged, choice centering amid wide margins, vivid color, Extremely Fine; with 2001 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott No. 213    $120.

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