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2019-10-22
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Sale Number 1209, Lot Number 1159, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 134-218)6c Dull Pink (159). Mint N.H, 6c Dull Pink (159). Mint N.H6c Dull Pink (159). Mint N.H., bright color, attractive wide margins and centering, Very Fine, with 1997 P.F. certificate, Scott Retail as hinged

375
Future Sale
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2019-07-23
United States Stamps and Confederate States
212°
PF 95
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Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 212, 1870-73 Bank Note Issues (Scott 134-166)6c Dull Pink (159), 6c Dull Pink (159)6c Dull Pink (159). Original gum, exceptional centering with wide and balanced margins, fresh color on bright paper, Extremely Fine Gem, with 1982 and 2008 P.F. certificates (XF-Superb 95)

375
1,000
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2019-05-08
The William H. Gross Collection: Outstanding U.S. Stamp Multiples
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Sale Number 1200, Lot Number 120, 1873 Continental Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 156-166, 178), The unique top plate number 305 block of the 6¢ 1873 Continental in the Brown Rose shade

DESCRIPTION

6¢ Brown Rose (159 variety), block of twelve from top of right pane with "PRINTED BY THE CONTINENTAL BANK NOTE CO. NEW YORK" imprint and "No. 305" plate number, all but top two stamps at left Mint N.H., those two lightly hinged and hinged in selvage, wonderful color in Brown Rose shade, top row choice centering and wide margins

PROVENANCE

Col. Edward H. R. Green, Part 23, Hugh C. Barr sale, 10/15-18/1945, lot 32, as a block of 16

Benjamin D. Phillips (collection sold privately to Weills, 1968)

Siegel Auction Galleries, 1974 Rarities of the World, 3/27/1974, Sale 448, lot 93, as a block of 16, from the Weills

Siegel Auction Galleries, 1977 Rarities of the World, 3/23/1977, Sale 510, lot 125A, as this block of 12

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

CENSUS

Chapin census no. 419

CONDITION NOTES

Fine-Extremely Fine

SCOTT CATALOGUE VALUE (2019)

$17,500.00 as Dull Pink, unlisted as Brown Rose

HISTORY AND COMMENTARY

This is the only recorded plate block of the 6¢ 1873 Continental Bank Note Co. issue in the scarce Brown Rose sub-shade, which was printed only from Plate 305. Despite the Scott Catalogue assigning the same value to this shade as the normal Dull Pink shade, examples are very elusive. Power Search does not list even a single in our sales since 1995. This block was originally part of a block of 16 when it was offered in Part 23 of the Colonel Green sales (Hugh C. Barr, 10/15-18/1945, lot 32). It remained a block of 16 until it was broken into this block of 12 and a block of four following the Siegel 1974 Rarities of the World sale. This plate block was offered again in the 1977 Rarities of the World sale before entering the Chapin collection. Overall for Scott 159, the Chapin census records only nine complete plate blocks, this being the only one in Brown Rose.

Errata: Top two stamps at left are lightly hinged

E. 10,000-15,000
14,000
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2019-05-01
Gem-Quality United States Stamps
 
Sale Number 1199, Lot Number 1249, 1873 Continental Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 156-166)6c Dull Pink (159), 6c Dull Pink (159)6c Dull Pink (159). Choice centering with unusually wide and balanced margins, bright color, neat strike of New York Foreign Mail Geometric and French transit markings, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2000 P.F. certificate

19
400
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2019-05-01
Gem-Quality United States Stamps
1250
PSE 98
 
Sale Number 1199, Lot Number 1250, 1873 Continental Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 156-166)6c Dull Pink (159), 6c Dull Pink (159)6c Dull Pink (159). Superior centering with wide margins, rich color, perfect strike of New York Foreign Mail Star in Geometric cancel (Weiss ST-MP3), Extremely Fine Gem, a phenomenal stamp in every respect, with 1998 P.F. and 2004 P.S.E. certificates (Superb 98; SMQ $800.00), only one has graded higher (at 98J) and no others share this grade

18
650
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2019-03-14
United States Stamps
1805
PSE 95
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Sale Number 1197, Lot Number 1805, 1873-75 Continental Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 156-166, 178-179)6c Dull Pink (159), 6c Dull Pink (159)6c Dull Pink (159). Original gum, barely hinged, outstanding centering with wide and balanced margins, fresh color on bright paper, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2000 P.F. and 2008 P.S.E. certificates (OGph, XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,750.00), this is the highest grade awarded to a hinged Scott 159 and it is shared by only three others (one Mint N.H. is graded 95J)

375
1,400
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2019-03-14
United States Stamps
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Sale Number 1197, Lot Number 1806, 1873-75 Continental Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 156-166, 178-179)6c Dull Pink (159), 6c Dull Pink (159)6c Dull Pink (159). Block of twelve, slightly disturbed original gum from hinge removal described on accompanying certificate as just "previously hinged", brilliant color, almost perfect centering throughout the multiple, very faint vertical crease affects left stamps

EXTREMELY FINE APPEARING BLOCK OF TWELVE OF THE 6-CENT 1873 CONTINENTAL BANK NOTE PRINTING. ESPECIALLY RARE THIS WELL-CENTERED.

With 2001 P.F. certificate. Scott Retail as two blocks of four and two pairs.

6,100
1,700
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2019-03-11
United States Postal History including The Angel Collection
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Sale Number 1196, Lot Number 1244, France (including Algeria and Corsica)6c Dull Pink (159), 6c Dull Pink (159)6c Dull Pink (159). Used with 2c Brown (157) and two 5c Blue (179), tied by segmented cork cancels with bold "San Francisco Cal. Oct. 6" (1875) circular datestamp on blue folded letter to Paris, France, red "New York *Paid* Oct. 13" circular datestamp ties 2c, boxed "P.D." handstamp, Paris receiving backstamps, couple very minor perf flaws, one 5c with trimmed perfs at bottom, Very Fine and colorful Bank Note Issue use to France

E. 300-400
200
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2019-03-11
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Sale Number 1196, Lot Number 1245, France (including Algeria and Corsica)6c Dull Pink (159), 6c Dull Pink (159)6c Dull Pink (159). Used with 3c Green (158), tied by vivid red circle of wedges foreign mail cancels with matching "Baltimore Md. Sep. 25 9AM" (1874) circular datestamp on cover to Paris, France, red "New York Paid Sep. 26" exchange office datestamp, red "PD" and blue Paris receiving datestamp, fresh and Very Fine, a pretty cover with red Baltimore foreign mail cancels paying the new 9c rate

E. 300-400
180
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2019-03-11
United States Postal History including The Angel Collection
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Sale Number 1196, Lot Number 1259, Spain and Portugal6c Dull Pink (159), 6c Dull Pink (159)6c Dull Pink (159). Two, used with two 2c Red Brown (146), tied by quartered cork in rim cancels and by red "Paid" circular datestamp on small 1873 cover to Malaga, Spain, red crayon "12" credit, pencil "2", red "PD" in oval handstamp, Madrid transit and Malaga arrival backstamps, Nov. 4, 1873 receipt docketing, left 2c with edge nick, other 2c with minor gum staining, Very Fine appearing small cover to Spain

E. 300-400
475
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