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FILTER: Area=United States, Sub Area=U.S. Stamps, General=19th Century Issues, Issue/Country=1875-85 Bank Note Issue Special Printings, All Sale Dates thru 2023/01/01, Catalogue = 174, Symbol IN ("H")
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Grade
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1875-85 Bank Note Issue Special Printings
2021-05-19
United States Stamps
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Sale Number 1235, Lot Number 1140, 1875 Continental Bank Note Co. Hard Paper Special Printing (Scott 167-177)15c Bright Orange, Special Printing (174), 15c Bright Orange, Special Printing (174)15c Bright Orange, Special Printing (174). Without gum as issued, vivid shade, well-centered, usual scissors separation but all perfs fully intact

VERY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL AND FRESH EXAMPLE OF THE 15-CENT 1875 CONTINENTAL BANK NOTE COMPANY SPECIAL PRINTING. ONE OF THE FINEST EXTANT.

Our census of Scott 174 contains 40 examples, including one in the Miller collection owned by The New York Public Library, leaving 39 available to collectors. Of these, an overwhelming majority have reduced or missing perforations from scissors-separation on at least one side. Only five or six have intact perforations, and of those perhaps half are faulty. This sound and attractively centered example with intact perforations is a true condition rarity.

Census no. 174-UNC-01. Ex Col. Green and from our 1998 Rarities sale. With 2008 P.F. certificate

15,500
26,000
United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1875-85 Bank Note Issue Special Printings
2021-04-29
The Gary Petersen Collection of Important United States Stamps
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Sale Number 1234, Lot Number 184, 1875 Continental Bank Note Co. Hard Paper Special Printing (Scott 167-181)15c Bright Orange, Special Printing (174), 15c Bright Orange, Special Printing (174)15c Bright Orange, Special Printing (174). Without gum as issued, vibrant color, perfs scissors-separated as usual but intact all around, well-balanced margins

EXTREMELY FINE. A PHENOMENAL EXAMPLE OF THE 15-CENT 1875 CONTINENTAL BANK NOTE COMPANY SPECIAL PRINTING. ONE OF THE FINEST EXTANT.

Our census of Scott 174 contains 40 examples, including one in the Miller collection owned by The New York Public Library, leaving 39 available to collectors. Of these, an overwhelming majority have the perforations scissors-separated on at least one side. Only five or six have intact perforations, and of those perhaps half are faulty. This sound and centered example with intact perforations is a true condition rarity and one of the finest extant.

Census no. 174-UNC-07. Ex West. Signed in pencil by E. Stern. With 1957 P.F. certificate

15,500
23,000
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1875-85 Bank Note Issue Special Printings
2020-10-19
Outstanding United States Stamps and Gold Coins
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Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 2805, 1875 Continental Bank Note Co. Hard Paper Special Printing (Scott 167-175)15c Bright Orange, Special Printing (174), 15c Bright Orange, Special Printing (174)15c Bright Orange, Special Printing (174). Without gum as issued, brilliant color on bright paper, scissors-separated as usual but leaving intact perforations on all sides, choice centering

EXTREMELY FINE. A SUPERB EXAMPLE OF THE 15-CENT 1875 CONTINENTAL BANK NOTE COMPANY SPECIAL PRINTING. ONE OF THE FINEST EXTANT.

Our census records for Scott 174 contain 39 certified examples. Of these, an overwhelming majority have the perforations scissors-separated on at least one side. Only five or six have intact perforations, and of those perhaps half are faulty. This sound and centered example, with intact perforations is a true condition rarity and one of the finest extant.

Census no. 174-UNC-15. Ex T. Charlton Henry. With 1975 and 2005 P.F. certificates

15,500
8,500
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1875-85 Bank Note Issue Special Printings
2020-10-19
Outstanding United States Stamps and Gold Coins
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Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 2806, 1875 Continental Bank Note Co. Hard Paper Special Printing (Scott 167-175)15c Bright Orange, Special Printing (174), 15c Bright Orange, Special Printing (174)15c Bright Orange, Special Printing (174). Without gum as issued, vibrant color and sharp proof-like impression on bright white paper, choice centering, usual scissors-separated perforations intact on two sides and blunted at bottom

VERY FINE. AN EXCEPTIONALLY WELL-CENTERED EXAMPLE OF THE 15-CENT 1875 CONTINENTAL SPECIAL PRINTING.

Our census records for Scott 174 contain 39 certified examples. Of these, an overwhelming majority have the perforations scissors-separated on at least one side. Only five or six have intact perforations, and of those perhaps half are faulty.

Census no. 174-UNC-29. Ex Meilstrup and Hansen. With 1952 and 2008 P.F. certificates

15,500
5,250
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1875-85 Bank Note Issue Special Printings
2018-07-25
United States Stamps
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Sale Number 1187, Lot Number 274, 1875 Continental Bank Note Co. Hard Paper Special Printing (Scott 167-177)15c Bright Orange, Special Printing (174), 15c Bright Orange, Special Printing (174)15c Bright Orange, Special Printing (174). Without gum as issued, brilliant color on bright paper, scissors-separated as usual but leaving intact perforations on all sides, choice centering

EXTREMELY FINE. A SUPERB EXAMPLE OF THE 15-CENT 1875 CONTINENTAL BANK NOTE COMPANY SPECIAL PRINTING. ONE OF THE FINEST EXTANT.

Our census of Scott 174 contains 39 certified examples.

Census No. 174-UNC-15. Ex T. Charlton Henry. With 1975 and 2005 P.F. certificates

15,500
8,500
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1875-85 Bank Note Issue Special Printings
2018-07-25
United States Stamps
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Sale Number 1187, Lot Number 275, 1875 Continental Bank Note Co. Hard Paper Special Printing (Scott 167-177)15c Bright Orange, Special Printing (174), 15c Bright Orange, Special Printing (174)15c Bright Orange, Special Printing (174). Without gum as issued, vibrant color, perfs scissors-separated as usual but intact on two sides, light corner perf crease at top left not mentioned on certificates

VERY FINE APPEARING EXAMPLE OF THE 15-CENT 1875 CONTINENTAL BANK NOTE COMPANY SPECIAL PRINTING. ONLY 39 CERTIFIED EXAMPLES ARE CONTAINED IN OUR CENSUS.

Census No. 174-UNC-12. With 1993 P.S.E. certificate. P.F. certificate no. 23883 no longer accompanies

15,500
4,750
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1875-85 Bank Note Issue Special Printings
2018-04-11
The David Wingate Collection of United States Stamps
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Sale Number 1180, Lot Number 229, 1875 Continental Bank Note Co. Hard Paper Special Printing (Scott 167-177, 180-181)15c Bright Orange, Special Printing (174), 15c Bright Orange, Special Printing (174)15c Bright Orange, Special Printing (174). Without gum as issued, vibrant color, perfs scissors-separated as usual with full perforations on three sides, few unpunched perfs at top left, perforations are clear of the design on all sides

VERY FINE EXAMPLE OF THE 15-CENT 1875 CONTINENTAL BANK NOTE COMPANY SPECIAL PRINTING.

Only 39 certified examples are contained in our census.

Census No. 174-UNC-33. With 1960 P.F. certificate.

15,500
5,750
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1875-85 Bank Note Issue Special Printings
2017-06-27
2017 Rarities of the World
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Sale Number 1159, Lot Number 174, 1875 Continental Bank Note Co. Hard Paper Special Printing (Scott 167-177, 180)15c Bright Orange, Special Printing (174), 15c Bright Orange, Special Printing (174)15c Bright Orange, Special Printing (174). Without gum as issued, vibrant color, full perfs on three sides and three wide margins

FRESH AND FINE EXAMPLE OF THE RARE 15-CENT 1875 CONTINENTAL BANK NOTE COMPANY SPECIAL PRINTING.

Our census of Scott 174 contains 39 certified examples.

Census No. 174-UNC-19. Pencil initials on back. With 1993 P.F. certificate

17,000
4,750
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1875-85 Bank Note Issue Special Printings
2017-03-01
United States Stamps
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Sale Number 1150, Lot Number 801, 1875 Continental Bank Note Co. Hard Paper Special Printing (Scott 167-177, 180)15c Bright Orange, Special Printing (174), 15c Bright Orange, Special Printing (174)15c Bright Orange, Special Printing (174). Without gum as issued, vibrant color, perfs trimmed

FINE. EXAMPLE OF THE RARE 15-CENT 1875 CONTINENTAL BANK NOTE COMPANY SPECIAL PRINTING. ONLY 39 CERTIFIED EXAMPLES ARE CONTAINED IN OUR CENSUS.

Census No. 174-UNC-10. Last offered to the market in our Sale 500. Ebel backstamp. With 1952 P.F. certificate

17,000
5,000
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1875-85 Bank Note Issue Special Printings
2015-04-28
The Robert R. Hall Collection of Outstanding United States Stamps
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Sale Number 1096, Lot Number 319, 1875 Continental Bank Note Co. Hard Paper Special Printing (Scott 167-177, 180)15c Bright Orange, Special Printing (174), 15c Bright Orange, Special Printing (174)15c Bright Orange, Special Printing (174). Without gum as issued, scissors-separated as usual but with intact perfs at top and right (unpunched), brilliant color, wide margins

VERY FINE AND CHOICE. A BEAUTIFUL EXAMPLE OF THE 15-CENT 1875 CONTINENTAL BANK NOTE COMPANY SPECIAL PRINTING.

Our census of Scott 174 contains 39 certified examples. Of these, an overwhelming majority have the perforations scissors-separated on at least one side. Very few are as well-centered and wide-margined as the example offered here.

Census No. 174-UNC-05. Ex Lessmann. With 1970 P.F. certificate

18,000
10,000
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