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Sale#/
Date
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Grade
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1870-88 Bank Note Issues
2020-12-15
U.S. & Hawaii Stamps & Postal History
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Sale Number 1230, Lot Number 1870, 1870-87 Bank Note Issue (Scott 134-218)90c Rose Carmine (166), 90c Rose Carmine (166)90c Rose Carmine (166). Original gum, lightly hinged, brilliant color, Very Fine and attractive

2,100
1,800
United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1870-88 Bank Note Issues
2020-10-19
Outstanding United States Stamps and Gold Coins
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Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 2788, 1873 Continental Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 156-166)90c Rose Carmine (166), 90c Rose Carmine (166)90c Rose Carmine (166). Original gum, radiant color, fresh and Very Fine, with 2000 P.F. certificate

2,100
1,600
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1870-88 Bank Note Issues
2020-03-03
United States Stamps
og
Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 962, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 134-218)90c Rose Carmine (166), 90c Rose Carmine (166)90c Rose Carmine (166). Slightly disturbed original gum (described on accompanying certificate as original gum), deep rich color, reperfed (also not mentioned on certificate), Very Fine appearance, with clear 1984 P.F. certificate

2,100
650
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1870-88 Bank Note Issues
2020-03-03
United States Stamps
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Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 963, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 134-218)90c Rose Carmine (166), 90c Rose Carmine (166)90c Rose Carmine (166). Slightly disturbed original gum from hinge removal, fresh color, Fine, with 1978 P.F. certificate stating "o.g., genuine"

2,100
400
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1870-88 Bank Note Issues
2019-10-22
United States Stamps
1161
PSE 90
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Sale Number 1209, Lot Number 1161, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 134-218)90c Rose Carmine (166), 90c Rose Carmine (166)90c Rose Carmine (166). Original gum, lightly hinged, radiant color, wide and balanced margins

EXTREMELY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL ORIGINAL GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 90-CENT 1873 CONTINENTAL BANK NOTE COMPANY ISSUE.

1960 P.F. certificate no longer accompanies. With 2003 P.F. and 2019 P.S.E. certificates (OGph, XF 90; SMQ $5,000.00), only seven grade higher (with four of those at 95)

2,100
4,000
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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 124, 1873 Continental Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 156-166, 178), One of three recorded strips of Scott 166 showing the full imprint and plate number--no full plate blocks are known

DESCRIPTION

90¢ Rose Carmine (166), horizontal strip of five from top of right pane with "NATIONAL BANK NOTE CO. NEW YORK" imprint and "No. 23" plate number, right stamp Mint N.H., others original gum, lightly hinged, brilliant color on fresh paper

PROVENANCE

John W. Kaufmann sale, 5/28/1988, lot 349, described as Scott 155 (incorrectly)

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

CENSUS

Chapin census no. 381A as Scott 155 (incorrectly)

CONDITION NOTES

Fine; two stamps natural gum skips

SCOTT CATALOGUE VALUE (2019)

$14,000.00

HISTORY AND COMMENTARY

This is one of only three recorded complete imprint and plate number strips of the 90¢ 1873 Continental Bank Note Co. issue. One of the others is offered in lot 125; the third comes from the bottom position (Curtis collection, Sale 1084, lot 3436). No complete plate blocks are known of the 90¢ National or Continental issues. The Chapin book records the unique plate number block of four without imprint (2012 Rarities of the World, lot 172). There is also a block of four with imprint only (Whitman collection, Sale 968A, lot 202). As this strip beautifully demonstrates, Continental Bank Note Co. used the National plate to print 90¢ stamps in 1873.

E. 4,000-5,000
6,750
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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 125, 1873 Continental Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 156-166, 178), One of three recorded strips of Scott 166 showing the full imprint and plate number-- no full plate blocks are known

DESCRIPTION

90¢ Rose Carmine (166), horizontal strip of five from top of right pane with "NATIONAL BANK NOTE CO. NEW YORK" imprint and "No. 23" plate number, original gum, hinge remnants, bright color

PROVENANCE

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

CENSUS

Chapin census no. 431B (1984 supplement)

CONDITION NOTES

Fine; light creases in selvage, center stamp has small faint thin spot

SCOTT CATALOGUE VALUE (2019)

$14,000.00

HISTORY AND COMMENTARY

This is one of only three recorded complete imprint and plate number strips of the 90¢ 1873 Continental Bank Note Co. issue. One of the others is offered in lot 124; the third comes from the bottom position (Curtis collection, Sale 1084, lot 3436). No complete plate blocks are known of the 90¢ National or Continental issues. The Chapin book records the unique plate number block of four without imprint (2012 Rarities of the World, lot 172). There is also a block of four with imprint only (Whitman collection, Sale 968A, lot 202). As evidenced by this imprint and plate number strip, the National plate was used by Continental Bank Note Co. to print 90¢ stamps in 1873.

E. 2,000-3,000
3,500
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1870-88 Bank Note Issues
2018-07-25
United States Stamps
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Sale Number 1187, Lot Number 261, 1873 Continental Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 156-166)90c Rose Carmine (166), 90c Rose Carmine (166)90c Rose Carmine (166). Original gum, lightly hinged, brilliant color

VERY FINE AND CHOICE ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 1873 90-CENT CONTINENTAL BANK NOTE COMPANY ISSUE.

Ex Geisler. With 1983 (for block of four, this the top right stamp) and 2007 P.F. certificates

2,100
1,800
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1870-88 Bank Note Issues
2018-07-25
United States Stamps
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Sale Number 1187, Lot Number 262, 1873 Continental Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 156-166)90c Rose Carmine (166), 90c Rose Carmine (166)90c Rose Carmine (166). Original gum, wide margins at sides, bright color, reperfed at right, appears Very Fine, with 2018 P.F. certificate

2,100
350
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1870-88 Bank Note Issues
2018-07-25
United States Stamps
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Sale Number 1187, Lot Number 263, 1873 Continental Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 156-166)90c Rose Carmine (166), 90c Rose Carmine (166)90c Rose Carmine (166). Slightly disturbed original gum, brilliant color, three wide margins, Very Fine, with 1988 P.F. certificate stating "previously hinged"

2,100
450
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