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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 2020/01/01, Catalogue = 180
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1875-85 Bank Note Issue Special Printings
2019-06-26
2019 Rarities of the World
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Sale Number 1205, Lot Number 2048, 1870-90 Bank Note Issues2c Carmine Vermilion, Special Printing (180), 2c Carmine Vermilion, Special Printing (180)2c Carmine Vermilion, Special Printing (180). Exceptional depth of color on crisp paper, centered to left but with perforations clear of the design on that side

FRESH AND FINE. AN EXTREMELY RARE SOUND EXAMPLE OF THE 1875 2-CENT CARMINE VERMILION CONTINENTAL BANK NOTE COMPANY SPECIAL PRINTING. ONE OF THE RAREST OF ALL BANK NOTE SPECIAL PRINTINGS. ONLY 24 ARE RECORDED IN OUR CENSUS.

Our census of Scott 180, available at https://siegelauctions.com/census/us/scott/180 , records 24 examples of this rare Special Printing, one of which is in the Miller collection at The New York Public Library. Only about a dozen are confirmed as sound.

Census No. 180-UNC-12. "SA" manuscript initials (Spencer Anderson) and small "W.H.C." backstamp (Warren H. Colson). With 1993 and 2008 P.F. certificates

70,000
0
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 233, 1875 Continental Bank Note Co. Hard Paper Special Printing (Scott 167-177, 180-181)2c Carmine Vermilion, Special Printing (180), 2c Carmine Vermilion, Special Printing (180)2c Carmine Vermilion, Special Printing (180). Without gum as issued, brilliant color on crisp paper, centered to lower left but with perforations well clear of the design on all sides, nibbed perf at upper right not mentioned on accompanying certificate

FRESH AND VERY FINE. A RARE EXAMPLE OF THE 1875 2-CENT CARMINE VERMILION CONTINENTAL BANK NOTE COMPANY SPECIAL PRINTING. ONE OF THE RAREST OF ALL BANK NOTE SPECIAL PRINTINGS. ONLY 24 ARE RECORDED IN OUR CENSUS.

Our census of Scott 180, available at https://siegelauctions.com/census/us/scott/180 , records 24 examples of this rare Special Printing, one of which is in The New York Public Library collection. Perhaps a dozen are confirmed as sound.

Census No. 180-UNC-09. Ex Caspary and Golin. With 1992 P.F. certificate

70,000
23,000
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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 179, 1875 Continental Bank Note Co. Hard Paper Special Printing (Scott 167-177, 180)2c Carmine Vermilion, Special Printing (180), 2c Carmine Vermilion, Special Printing (180)2c Carmine Vermilion, Special Printing (180). Without gum as issued, vivid color, short perf at left and tiny corner perf crease at top right

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. A RARE EXAMPLE OF THE 2-CENT CARMINE VERMILION 1875 CONTINENTAL BANK NOTE SPECIAL PRINTING. ONE OF THE RAREST SPECIAL PRINTINGS WITH ONLY 23 EXAMPLES RECORDED IN OUR CENSUS.

Our census of Scott 180, available at http://www.siegelauctions.com/dynamic/census/180/180.pdf , contains 23 examples of this rare Special Printing, one of which is in The New York Public Library collection. Approximately half are confirmed as sound, but most are not well-centered.

Census No. 180-UNC-11. Ex Hall. With 1981 P.F. certificate. A 1991 P.F. certificate (247316, no longer accompanies) stated "Genuine with light perf staining top right", but we do not see any evidence of staining.

70,000
17,500
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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 805, 1875 Continental Bank Note Co. Hard Paper Special Printing (Scott 167-177, 180)2c Carmine Vermilion, Special Printing (180), 2c Carmine Vermilion, Special Printing (180)2c Carmine Vermilion, Special Printing (180). Without gum as issued, vibrant color, perfs scissors-separated causing straight edge at top and right, top right with tiny margin repair, pinhole and thin spot`

FINE-APPEARING EXAMPLE OF THE 2-CENT CARMINE VERMILION CONTINENTAL BANK NOTE SPECIAL PRINTING. ONE OF THE RAREST SPECIAL PRINTINGS WITH ONLY 23 EXAMPLES RECORDED IN OUR CENSUS.

Our census of Scott 180, available at http://www.siegelauctions.com/dynamic/census/180/180.pdf , contains 23 examples of this rare Special Printing, one of which is in The New York Public Library collection.

Census No. 180-UNC-07. With 1952 P.F. certificate not mentioning any faults.

70,000
11,000
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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 323, 1875 Continental Bank Note Co. Hard Paper Special Printing (Scott 167-177, 180)2c Carmine Vermilion, Special Printing (180), 2c Carmine Vermilion, Special Printing (180)2c Carmine Vermilion, Special Printing (180). Without gum as issued, vivid color, short perf at left and tiny corner perf crease at top right

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. A RARE EXAMPLE OF THE 2-CENT CARMINE VERMILION 1875 CONTINENTAL BANK NOTE SPECIAL PRINTING. ONE OF THE RAREST SPECIAL PRINTINGS WITH ONLY 23 EXAMPLES RECORDED IN OUR CENSUS.

Our census of Scott 180, available at http://www.siegelauctions.com/dynamic/census/180/180.pdf , contains 23 examples of this rare Special Printing, one of which is in The New York Public Library collection. Approximately half are confirmed as sound, but most are not well-centered.

Census No. 180-UNC-11. With 1981 P.F. certificate. A 1991 P.F. certificate (247316, no longer accompanies) stated "Genuine with light perf staining top right", but we do not see any evidence of staining.

70,000
32,500
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1875-85 Bank Note Issue Special Printings
2013-11-07
The Curtis Collection: 1847-1901 Issues
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Sale Number 1057, Lot Number 763, 1875 Continental Bank Note Co. Hard Paper Special Printing (Scott 167-180)2c Carmine Vermilion, Special Printing (180), 2c Carmine Vermilion, Special Printing (180)2c Carmine Vermilion, Special Printing (180). Without gum as issued, fiery color and fine impression, full and intact perfs all around without any scissors-separation, certificate notes single tiny pinhole which is almost undetectable

FINE-APPEARING EXAMPLE OF THE 2-CENT CARMINE VERMILION CONTINENTAL BANK NOTE SPECIAL PRINTING. ONE OF THE RAREST SPECIAL PRINTINGS WITH ONLY 23 EXAMPLES RECORDED IN OUR CENSUS.

Our census of Scott 180, available at http://www.siegelauctions.com/dynamic/census/180/180.pdf , records 23 examples of this rare Special Printing, one of which is in The New York Public Library collection. Only a dozen are confirmed as sound.

Census No. 180-UNC-03. Ex Lutwak, Zoellner and Puliafito. With 1978 P.F. certificate

77,500
23,000
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1875-85 Bank Note Issue Special Printings
2013-06-25
2013 Rarities of the World
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Sale Number 1048, Lot Number 304, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues incl. Special Printings2c Carmine Vermilion, Special Printing (180), 2c Carmine Vermilion, Special Printing (180)2c Carmine Vermilion, Special Printing (180). Without gum as issued, bright color, perfs scissors-separated at top with all but one intact, small thin spot top right corner

FINE APPEARING EXAMPLE OF THE 1875 2-CENT CARMINE VERMILION CONTINENTAL BANK NOTE COMPANY SPECIAL PRINTING. ONE OF THE RAREST OF ALL BANK NOTE SPECIAL PRINTINGS. ONLY 23 ARE RECORDED IN OUR CENSUS.

Our census of Scott 180, available at http://www.siegelauctions.com/dynamic/census/180/180.pdf , records 23 examples of this rare Special Printing, one of which is in The New York Public Library collection. Only a dozen are confirmed as sound.

Census No. 180-UNC-02. Ex Ambassador (Siegel Sale 300) and Mielstrup (Siegel Sale 431). With 1958 and 2006 P.F. certificates

77,500
0
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1875-85 Bank Note Issue Special Printings
2012-12-10
The David W. Gorham Collection
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Sale Number 1036, Lot Number 125, 1875 Continental Bank Note Co. Special Printings (Scott 167-177 and 180)2c Carmine Vermilion, Special Printing (180), 2c Carmine Vermilion, Special Printing (180)2c Carmine Vermilion, Special Printing (180). Without gum as issued, vibrant color on crisp paper, centered to lower left but with perforations clear of the design

FRESH AND FINE. A RARE SOUND EXAMPLE OF THE 1875 2-CENT CARMINE VERMILION CONTINENTAL BANK NOTE COMPANY SPECIAL PRINTING. ONE OF THE RAREST OF ALL BANK NOTE SPECIAL PRINTINGS. ONLY 23 ARE RECORDED IN OUR CENSUS.

Our census of Scott 180, available at http://www.siegelauctions.com/dynamic/census/180/180.pdf , records 23 examples of this rare Special Printing, one of which is in The New York Public Library collection. Only a dozen are confirmed as sound.

Census No. 180-UNC-15. With 1967 and 2001 P.F. certificates.

77,500
47,500
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1875-85 Bank Note Issue Special Printings
2009-04-27
The "Laila" Collection of United States Stamps
3179
PSE 75
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Sale Number 972, Lot Number 3179, 1875 Continental Bank Note Co. Special Printing (Scott 167-181)2c Carmine Vermilion, Special Printing (180), 2c Carmine Vermilion, Special Printing (180)2c Carmine Vermilion, Special Printing (180). Without gum as issued, vibrant color on crisp paper, choice centering with wide margins

AN EXTREMELY FINE EXAMPLE OF THE 1875 2-CENT CARMINE VERMILION CONTINENTAL SPECIAL PRINTING. ONE OF THE RAREST OF ALL BANK NOTE SPECIAL PRINTINGS. ONLY 23 EXAMPLES ARE RECORDED IN OUR CENSUS. THIS STAMP RANKS AMONG THE TOP QUARTILE IN TERMS OF CONDITION.

Our census of Scott 180 (available at http://www.siegelauctions.com/dynamic/census/180/180.pdf ) records 23 examples of this rare Special Printing, one of which is in The New York Public Library collection. Comparing this to others we would rank it among the top 25%, by virtue of its freshness of color, wide margins and intact perfs on all sides.

Census No. 180-UNC-13. Ex Lilly and Cole. With 1949 and 2003 P.F. and 2005 P.S.E. certificates (F-VF 75; SMQ $71,500 as 70, $110,000.00 as 80)

80,000
77,500
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1875-85 Bank Note Issue Special Printings
2009-04-14
The Alan B. Whitman Collection, Part Two: 1870-1901 Issues
213
PSE 85
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Sale Number 968A, Lot Number 213, 1875 Continental Bank Note Co. Special Printing (Scott 168-180)2c Carmine Vermilion, Special Printing (180), 2c Carmine Vermilion, Special Printing (180)2c Carmine Vermilion, Special Printing (180). Without gum as issued, intense color and proof-like impression, full perforations all around without any scissors-separation, beautifully centered with extra wide margins on three sides

AN EXTREMELY FINE EXAMPLE OF THE 1875 2-CENT CARMINE VERMILION CONTINENTAL SPECIAL PRINTING. ONE OF THE RAREST OF ALL BANK NOTE SPECIAL PRINTINGS. ONLY 24 EXAMPLES ARE RECORDED IN OUR CENSUS. THIS STAMP RANKS AMONG THE TOP TWO OR THREE IN TERMS OF CONDITION.

Our census of Scott 180 (available at http://www.siegelauctions.com/dynamic/census/180/180.pdf ) records 24 examples of this rare Special Printing, one of which is in The New York Public Library collection. Comparing this stamp to the others, we would rank it among the top two or three best-centered copies.

Census No. 180-UNC-18. Ex Hewitt and Concord. With 1985 and 1997 P.F. and 2008 P.S.E. certificates (VF-XF 85).

80,000
85,000
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