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Lot#/
Grade
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Photo/Description
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U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1870-88 Bank Note Issues
2019-12-17
United States Postal History and Confederate States
c
Sale Number 1215, Lot Number 2184, Circus Covers3c Green (158), 3c Green (158)3c Green (158). Tied by target cancel, indistinct circular datestamp on multicolored "P. T. Barnum's Hippodrome, New York" illustrated cover depicting women horse racers wearing togas, to Youngstown O., slightly reduced at right affecting stamp, still a colorful and beautiful circus design

E. 1,000-1,500
650
United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1870-88 Bank Note Issues
2019-12-17
United States Postal History and Confederate States
c
Sale Number 1215, Lot Number 2185, Circus Covers3c Green (158), 3c Green (158)3c Green (158). Tied by cork, "Station F, Phila. Mar. 18 4" circular datestamp on yellow cover with "O'Brien's 6 Shows Consolidated Museum, Menagerie, Circus and Caravan" illustration depicting a six-tent circus, to Hudson N.Y., fresh and Very Fine, a beautiful circus cover and rare deign

E. 1,000-1,500
550
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U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
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2019-12-17
United States Postal History and Confederate States
c
Sale Number 1215, Lot Number 2196, Philatelic History from the Trenchard Collection3c Green (158), 3c Green (158)3c Green (158). Tied by partly clear strike of "Philadelphia Pa. Dec. 5" (1876) duplex datestamp on "J. W. Scott & Co. stamp dealer's corner card cover to Columbia Pa., back with ornate illustrated 1876 Philadelphia Centennial Exhibition design depicting the main exhibition building, cover with light wax stains, still Very Fine, J. W. Scott was the only philatelic dealer with a booth at the 1876 Centennial Exhibition, he exhibited his albums, catalogues and other publications, this is a wonderful artifact of his early promotion of philately

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500
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U.S. Stamps
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2019-12-17
United States Postal History and Confederate States
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Sale Number 1215, Lot Number 2398, Flight Covers3c Green (158), 3c Green (158)3c Green (158). Tied by cork, "Mohawk N.Y. May 18" circular datestamp on red Professor Carl Myers illustrated balloon cover to Canastota N.Y., with original enclosure which is illustrated advertisement for a balloon ascension in Saratoga, receiving backstamp, slightly reduced at right and minor edge tears, enclosure with some splitting along folds, still Very Fine, scarce early balloon use

E. 750-1,000
900
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U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1870-88 Bank Note Issues
2019-05-08
The William H. Gross Collection: Outstanding U.S. Stamp Multiples
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Sale Number 1200, Lot Number 119, 1873 Continental Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 156-166, 178), Top plate block of 18 of the 3¢ 1873 Issue

DESCRIPTION

3¢ Green (158), block of 18 from top of left pane with "PRINTED BY THE CONTINENTAL BANK NOTE CO. NEW YORK" imprint, "No. 282" plate number and guide arrow, original gum, few hinge remnants including in right block of four

PROVENANCE

John C. Chapin (collection sold privately to Mr. Gross through Shreves, 2002)

CENSUS

Chapin census no. 405

CONDITION NOTES

Fine

SCOTT CATALOGUE VALUE (2019)

$5,300.00

HISTORY AND COMMENTARY

The 3¢ 1873 Continental Bank Note Co. issue is scarce in plate block form and particularly desirable from the top position. The Chapin census records only seven complete plate blocks of Scott 158. This is the first top plate block we have offered since keeping computerized sale records.

E. 2,000-3,000
4,000
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U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1870-88 Bank Note Issues
2019-05-01
Gem-Quality United States Stamps
nh
Sale Number 1199, Lot Number 1245, 1873 Continental Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 156-166)3c Green (158). Mint N.H. with "No, 3c Green (158). Mint N.H. with "No3c Green (158). Mint N.H. with "No. 17" top part plate number selvage, deep rich color on bright paper, wide margins, Very Fine and choice, desirable with the plate number selvage, 2004 P.F. certificate for strip of three no longer accompanies, Scott Retail as hinged

110
600
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U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1870-88 Bank Note Issues
2019-05-01
Gem-Quality United States Stamps
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Sale Number 1199, Lot Number 1246, 1873 Continental Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 156-166)3c Green (158), 3c Green (158)3c Green (158). Deep rich color, tied by "Used Up" fancy cancel, "Traverse City Mich. Jan. 21" circular datestamp on cover with attorney's corner card to Leland Mich., Very Fine and attractive, with 2004 P.F. certificate

E. 400-500
225
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U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1870-88 Bank Note Issues
2019-05-01
Gem-Quality United States Stamps
c
Sale Number 1199, Lot Number 1247, 1873 Continental Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 156-166)3c Green (158), 3c Green (158)3c Green (158). Cancelled by "KKK" in circle fancy cancel, "Beloit Wis. Sep. 15" circular datestamp on cover to Rockford Ill., tied by blue circular datestamp, slightly reduced at right, Very Fine, with 2004 P.S.E. certificate

E. 300-400
100
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19th Century Issues
1870-88 Bank Note Issues
2019-05-01
Gem-Quality United States Stamps
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Sale Number 1199, Lot Number 1248, 1873 Continental Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 156-166)3c Green (158), 3c Green (158)3c Green (158). S.e. at left, rich color, tied by well-struck Maple Leaf fancy cancel (Rohloff L-7), "Waterbury Conn. Apr. 26 10AM" circular datestamp on cover to Plymouth Conn., Very Fine strike and an attractive cover, with 2004 P.S.E. certificate

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E. 400-500
500
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U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1870-88 Bank Note Issues
2019-03-14
United States Stamps
1804
PSE 98J
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Sale Number 1197, Lot Number 1804, 1873-75 Continental Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 156-166, 178-179)3c Green (158), 3c Green (158)3c Green (158). Original gum, lightly hinged, flawless centering with Jumbo margins, fresh color, Extremely Fine Gem, a superb stamp in every respect, with 1992 P.F. and 2008 P.S.E. certificates (OGph, Superb 98 Jumbo; SMQ $1,800.00), this is the highest grade awarded to a Scott 158 in any condition, this grade is shared by no other original-gum stamps

110
3,500
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