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FILTER: Area=United States, Sub Area=U.S. Stamps, General=19th Century Issues, Issue/Country=1870-88 Bank Note Issues, All Sale Dates thru 2020/01/01, Catalogue = 158
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Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
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United States
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
United States
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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United States
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 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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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 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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United States
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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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1870-88 Bank Note Issues
2019-03-11
United States Postal History including The Angel Collection
c
Sale Number 1196, Lot Number 837, Campaign & Civil War Patriotics3c Green (158), 3c Green (158)3c Green (158). Tied by blue cork cancel with matching "Middle Granville N.Y. Aug. 23" circular datestamp on cover to Arlington Vt. with "We fight it out on this line if it takes all summer" U.S. Grant campaign design, Milgram UG-19, small cover tear at top, otherwise Very Fine

E. 200-300
250
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U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1870-88 Bank Note Issues
2019-03-11
United States Postal History including The Angel Collection
c
Sale Number 1196, Lot Number 1104, British North America and St. Pierre & Miquelon3c Green (158), 3c Green (158)3c Green (158). Tied by unusual diamonds cancel with "Springfield Mass." duplex datestamp on 1873 green corner card cover to St. John, New Brunswick, forwarded back to Boston with strip of three Canada, 1c Yellow (35), strip tied by quartered cork cancels with St. John N.B. circular datestamp, Mar. 26 St. John backstamp, small nick top left corner, Very Fine and attractive mixed-franking sent back and forth between the U.S. and Canada

E. 400-500
400
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U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1870-88 Bank Note Issues
2019-03-11
United States Postal History including The Angel Collection
c
Sale Number 1196, Lot Number 1136, Mexico and Central America3c Green (158), 3c Green (158)3c Green (158). Two, tied by cork cancels on incoming 1876 cover to Los Angeles from Mexico, franked with Mexico 1874 25c Blue, "49 74" Ovpt. (109) tied by "Franco en Sahuaripa" double-oval handstamp, "Tucson Ariz. Jun. 16" transit datestamp, "Advertised" and Unclaimed" handstamps, Los Angles backstamps (Jul. 10 and Aug. 17) and blue Dead Letter Office triangle backstamp (Aug. 22), stamps with toning around the perfs and a couple tiny margin flaws, Fine appearing and scarce dual-franking cover from Mexico

E. 400-500
650
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U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1870-88 Bank Note Issues
2019-03-11
United States Postal History including The Angel Collection
c
Sale Number 1196, Lot Number 1271, Austria, Hungary, Romania and Bulgaria3c Green (158), 3c Green (158)3c Green (158). Two, tied by segmented cork cancels, "San Francisco Cal. Oct. 2?" circular datestamp on cover to Bucharest, Romania, red "New York Oct. 28" circular datestamp, handstamped and crayon rates, underpayment handstamps including "INSUFFICIENTLY PAID", stamps with some toned perfs, otherwise Fine, a very scarce destination during this period

E. 400-500
850
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