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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1870-88 Bank Note Issues
2017-07-25
United States Stamps
276
PSE 95
 
Sale Number 1162, Lot Number 276, 1873 Continental Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 156-179)5c Blue (179), 5c Blue (179)5c Blue (179). Crisp impression, neat cork cancel, unusually wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2012 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $350.00), only three are graded higher and four others share this grade

25
275
United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1870-88 Bank Note Issues
2016-03-17
Outstanding United States Stamps
1355
PSE 95
 
Sale Number 1120, Lot Number 1355, 1873-75 Continental Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 156-179)5c Blue (179), 5c Blue (179)5c Blue (179). Rich color on bright paper, wide and balanced margins, cork cancel leaves entire design clearly visible, Extremely Fine Gem, ex Merlin, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $350.00), only three have graded higher, a statistic that has not changed since 2008

25
325
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1870-88 Bank Note Issues
2016-03-17
Outstanding United States Stamps
 
Sale Number 1120, Lot Number 1356, 1873-75 Continental Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 156-179)5c Blue (179), 5c Blue (179)5c Blue (179). Rich color, wide and balanced Jumbo margins, light blue cork and circular datestamp leaves entire design clearly visible, Extremely Fine Gem, particularly difficult to find so choice, with 1995 P.S.E. certificate

26
375
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1870-88 Bank Note Issues
2015-09-29
The Robert Bowman Collection of Superb U.S. Stamps
103
PSE 98J
 
Sale Number 1108, Lot Number 103, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues (Scott 137-226)5c Blue (179), 5c Blue (179)5c Blue (179). Essentially perfectly centered with Jumbo margins, deep rich color and proof-like impression, duplex cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, a phenomenal stamp, with 1984 P.F. and 2007 P.S.E. certificates (Superb 98 Jumbo; unpriced in SMQ above the grade of 98, SMQ $1,000.00 as 98), this is the highest grade awarded and the only to achieve it, the next-highest are two 95J's

25
2,100
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1870-88 Bank Note Issues
2012-11-28
The Merlin Collection of Superb United States Stamps
169
PSE 95
 
Sale Number 1034, Lot Number 169, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 146-218)5c Blue (179), 5c Blue (179)5c Blue (179). Rich color, wide and balanced margins, cork cancel leaves entire design clearly visible, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $330.00), only three have graded higher, a statistic that has not changed since 2008

25
350
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1870-88 Bank Note Issues
2012-10-23
The Nick Kirke Collection of Gem-Quality Used U.S. Stamps
3277
PSE 95J
 
Sale Number 1032, Lot Number 3277, 1873-75 Continental Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 156-179)5c Blue (179), 5c Blue (179)5c Blue (179). Massive Jumbo margins, vibrant color, neat strike of blue quartered cork cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, a striking stamp, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $330.00 as 95, $960.00 as 98), only one has graded higher (at 98J) and only one other shares this grade, offered in the following lot

25
375
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1870-88 Bank Note Issues
2012-10-23
The Nick Kirke Collection of Gem-Quality Used U.S. Stamps
3278
PSE 95J
 
Sale Number 1032, Lot Number 3278, 1873-75 Continental Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 156-179)5c Blue (179), 5c Blue (179)5c Blue (179). Jumbo balanced margins, bright shade, mostly face-free cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2004 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $330.00 as 95, $960.00 as 98), only one has graded higher (at 98J) and only one other shares this grade, offered in the previous lot

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150
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1870-88 Bank Note Issues
2012-10-23
The Nick Kirke Collection of Gem-Quality Used U.S. Stamps
 
Sale Number 1032, Lot Number 3279, 1873-75 Continental Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 156-179)5c Blue (179), 5c Blue (179)5c Blue (179). Horizontal pair, choice balanced margins, bold strike of New York Foreign Mail Geometric cancel (Weiss Ty. GE-EP3), fresh and Extremely Fine, with 2002 P.S.E. and 2011 P.F. certificates

52
275
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1870-88 Bank Note Issues
2011-12-13
United States Stamps
 
Sale Number 1017, Lot Number 579, 1870-88 Banknote Issues (Scott 134-218)5c Blue, Plate Crack (179 var), 5c Blue, Plate Crack (179 var)5c Blue, Plate Crack (179 var). Bold circle of V's cancel leaves the dramatic plate crack at top right completely visible, margins full to wide, rich color, Fine, an outstanding example of this scarce variety

170
700
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1870-88 Bank Note Issues
2011-10-12
Outstanding United States Stamps
 
Sale Number 1014, Lot Number 1415, 1875-87 Continental and American Bank Note Co. Issues (Scott 175-218)5c Blue (179), 5c Blue (179)5c Blue (179). Jumbo margins, almost perfectly centered, split cork cancel, a remarkable stamp, Extremely Fine, with 2011 P.S.A.G. certificate graded 90J

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