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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 = 203
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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 2052, 1870-90 Bank Note Issues2c Scarlet Vermilion, Special Printing (203), 2c Scarlet Vermilion, Special Printing (203)2c Scarlet Vermilion, Special Printing (203). Vibrant color on fresh paper, beautifully centered

VERY FINE AND CHOICE. THE 2-CENT SCARLET VERMILION 1880 AMERICAN BANK NOTE COMPANY SPECIAL PRINTING IS ONE OF THE RAREST OF ALL BANK NOTE SPECIAL PRINTINGS. OUR CENSUS CONTAINS ONLY 20 EXAMPLES.

Our census of Scott 203, available at https://siegelauctions.com/census/us/scott/203 , contains only 19 stamps which are available to collectors. The 20th copy is in the Miller collection at The New York Public Library. Of the 20 recorded, six have faults or have not been examined in recent years to determine soundness.

Census No. 203-UNC-12. Ex Engel and Klein. With 1959, 1993 and 2008 P.F. certificates. Small "W.H.C." backstamp (Warren H. Colson )

100,000
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 252, 1880-83 American Bank Note Co. Soft Paper Special Printing (Scott 192-205C, 211D)2c Scarlet Vermilion, Special Printing (203), 2c Scarlet Vermilion, Special Printing (203)2c Scarlet Vermilion, Special Printing (203). Without gum as issued, brilliant color

VERY FINE AND CHOICE. THE 2-CENT SCARLET VERMILION 1880 AMERICAN BANK NOTE COMPANY SPECIAL PRINTING IS ONE OF THE RAREST OF ALL BANK NOTE SPECIAL PRINTINGS. OUR CENSUS CONTAINS ONLY 20 EXAMPLES.

Our census of Scott 203, available at https://siegelauctions.com/census/us/scott/203 , contains only 19 stamps which are available to collectors. The 20th copy is in the Miller collection at The New York Public Library.

Census No. 203-UNC-09. Ex Lilly and Hewitt. With 1979 and 2002 P.F. certificates

100,000
40,000
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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 195, 1880-83 American Bank Note Co. Soft Paper Special Printing (Scott 192-203, 205C, 211D)2c Scarlet Vermilion, Special Printing (203), 2c Scarlet Vermilion, Special Printing (203)2c Scarlet Vermilion, Special Printing (203). Without gum as issued, intense shade and impression, choice centering for this difficult issue

EXTREMELY FINE. THIS IS ONE OF THE FINEST EXAMPLES OF THE 1880 2-CENT VERMILION AMERICAN BANK NOTE COMPANY SPECIAL PRINTING, ONE OF THE RAREST OF ALL SPECIAL PRINTINGS. ONLY 20 ARE RECORDED IN OUR CENSUS, MANY OF WHICH ARE OFF CENTER.

Our census of Scott 203, available at http://www.siegelauctions.com/dynamic/census/203/203.pdf , contains only 19 stamps which are available to collectors. The 20th copy is in the Miller collection at The New York Public Library. Five of the 19 available stamps have small faults or short perfs. Of the 14 remaining sound copies, we see only two others which rival the stamp offered here for centering and margins.

Census No. 203-UNC-07. Ex Gleysteen, Zoellner and Gorham. With 1943 A.P.S. certificate. With 1972, 1998 and 2013 P.F. certificates.

110,000
0
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1875-85 Bank Note Issue Special Printings
2016-05-31
2016 Rarities of the World
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Sale Number 1129, Lot Number 390, 1870-88  Bank Note Issues with Special Printings2c Scarlet Vermilion, Special Printing (203), 2c Scarlet Vermilion, Special Printing (203)2c Scarlet Vermilion, Special Printing (203). Without gum as issued, radiant color

VERY FINE. THE 2-CENT SCARLET VERMILION 1880 AMERICAN BANK NOTE COMPANY SPECIAL PRINTING IS ONE OF THE RAREST OF ALL BANK NOTE SPECIAL PRINTINGS. OUR CENSUS CONTAINS ONLY 20 EXAMPLES.

Our census of Scott 203, available at http://www.siegelauctions.com/dynamic/census/203/203.pdf , contains only 19 stamps which are available to collectors. The 20th copy is in the Miller collection at The New York Public Library.

Census No. 203-UNC-01. Small blue "W.H.C." (Colson) backstamp. Acquired by the current owner in our 1973 Rarities sale. With 1973 P.F. certificate.

115,000
42,500
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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 788, 1880-85 American Bank Note Co. Special Printing (Scott 192-211D)2c Scarlet Vermilion, Special Printing (203), 2c Scarlet Vermilion, Special Printing (203)2c Scarlet Vermilion, Special Printing (203). Without gum as issued, well-centered for this difficult stamp with wide margins, beautiful rich color on fresh bright paper, tiny expert repair at left center is barely noticeable

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. THE 2-CENT SCARLET VERMILION 1880 AMERICAN BANK NOTE COMPANY SPECIAL PRINTING IS ONE OF THE RAREST OF ALL BANK NOTE SPECIAL PRINTINGS. OUR CENSUS CONTAINS ONLY 20 EXAMPLES.

Our census of Scott 203, available at http://www.siegelauctions.com/dynamic/census/203/203.pdf , contains only 19 stamps which are available to collectors. The 20th copy is in the Miller collection at The New York Public Library.

Census No. 203-UNC-19. Ex Bayou (Siegel Sale 843). With 1940 American Board of Experts and 2001 P.F. certificates, the former not mentioning any expert repair

130,000
40,000
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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 136, 1880-83 American Bank Note Co. Special Printings (Scott 192-211D)2c Scarlet Vermilion, Special Printing (203), 2c Scarlet Vermilion, Special Printing (203)2c Scarlet Vermilion, Special Printing (203). Without gum as issued, intense shade and impression, choice centering for this difficult issue

EXTREMELY FINE. THIS IS ONE OF THE FINEST EXAMPLES OF THE 1880 2-CENT VERMILION AMERICAN BANK NOTE COMPANY SPECIAL PRINTING, ONE OF THE RAREST OF ALL SPECIAL PRINTINGS. ONLY 20 ARE RECORDED IN OUR CENSUS, MANY OF WHICH ARE OFF CENTER.

Our census of Scott 203, available at http://www.siegelauctions.com/dynamic/census/203/203.pdf , contains only 19 stamps which are available to collectors. The 20th copy is in the Miller collection at The New York Public Library. Five of the 19 available stamps have small faults or short perfs. Of the 14 remaining sound copies, we see only two others which rival the stamp offered here for centering and margins.

Census No. 203-UNC-07. Ex Gleysteen and Zoellner. With 1943 A.P.S. and 1972 and 1998 P.F. certificates.

140,000
95,000
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1875-85 Bank Note Issue Special Printings
2009-06-13
2009 Rarities of the World
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Sale Number 973, Lot Number 146, 1880 American Bank Note Company Special Printing2c Scarlet Vermilion, Special Printing (203), 2c Scarlet Vermilion, Special Printing (203)2c Scarlet Vermilion, Special Printing (203). Without gum as issued, vibrant color, bottom left corner perf expertly reattached

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. ONE OF THE RAREST OF ALL BANK NOTE SPECIAL PRINTINGS. ONLY 20 ARE RECORDED IN OUR CENSUS.

Our census of Scott 203 (available at http://www.siegelauctions.com/dynamic/census/203/203.pdf ) contains only 19 stamps which are available to collectors. The 20th copy is in the Miller collection at The New York Public Library.

Census No. 203-UNC-02. Ex Mielstrup and "Newport". With 1952 and 2008 P.F. certificates

150,000
67,500
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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
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Sale Number 972, Lot Number 3202, 1880-83 American Bank Note Co. Soft Paper Special Printing (Scott 192-211D)2c Scarlet Vermilion, Special Printing (203), 2c Scarlet Vermilion, Special Printing (203)2c Scarlet Vermilion, Special Printing (203). Without gum as issued, intense shade and impression, choice centering for this difficult issue, trivial slightly nibbed perf at right

VERY FINE AND CHOICE. THIS IS ONE OF THE FINEST EXAMPLES OF ONE OF THE RAREST OF ALL BANK NOTE SPECIAL PRINTINGS. ONLY 20 ARE RECORDED IN OUR CENSUS, MANY OF WHICH ARE OFF CENTER.

Our census of Scott 203 (available at http://www.siegelauctions.com/dynamic/census/203/203.pdf ) contains only 19 stamps which are available to collectors. The 20th copy is in the Miller collection at The New York Public Library. Five of the 19 available stamps have small faults or short perfs. Of the 14 remaining sound copies, we see only three others which rival the stamp offered here for centering and margins.

Census No. 203-UNC-17. Ex Hinrichs. With 1939 A.P.S. and 1989 and 2004 P.F. certificates.

150,000
75,000
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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
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Sale Number 968A, Lot Number 239, 1880-83 American Bank Note Co. Special Printing (Scott 192-211D)2c Scarlet Vermilion, Special Printing (203), 2c Scarlet Vermilion, Special Printing (203)2c Scarlet Vermilion, Special Printing (203). Without gum as issued, intense shade and impression, choice centering for this difficult issue

VERY FINE AND CHOICE. THIS IS ONE OF THE FINEST EXAMPLES OF ONE OF THE RAREST OF ALL BANK NOTE SPECIAL PRINTINGS. ONLY 20 ARE RECORDED IN OUR CENSUS, MANY OF WHICH ARE OFF CENTER.

Our census of Scott 203 (available at http://www.siegelauctions.com/dynamic/census/203/203.pdf ) contains only 19 stamps which are available to collectors. The 20th copy is in the Miller collection at The New York Public Library. Five of the 19 available stamps have small faults or short perfs. Of the 14 remaining sound copies, we see only three others which rival the stamp offered here for centering and margins.

Census No. 203-UNC-14. With 1947, 1969, 1989 and 1995 P.F. certificates.

150,000
105,000
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1875-85 Bank Note Issue Special Printings
2008-10-28
The Perry Hansen Collection of U.S. Stamps and Covers
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Sale Number 963, Lot Number 827, 1880-83 American Bank Note Co. Special Printing (Scott 192-211D)2c Scarlet Vermilion, Special Printing (203), 2c Scarlet Vermilion, Special Printing (203)2c Scarlet Vermilion, Special Printing (203). Without gum as issued, beautiful rich color on fresh bright paper, couple tiny faint blue ink spots at upper left

FRESH AND VERY FINE. THIS IS ONE OF THE RAREST OF ALL BANK NOTE SPECIAL PRINTINGS. OUR CENSUS CONTAINS ONLY 20 EXAMPLES OF THE 2-CENT SCARLET VERMILION 1880 AMERICAN BANK NOTE COMPANY SPECIAL PRINTING.

Our census of Scott 203 (available at http://siegelauctions.com/enc/census/203.pdf) contains only 19 stamps which are available to collectors. The 20th copy is in the Miller collection at The New York Public Library. Five of the 19 available stamps have small faults or short perfs. Of the 14 remaining sound copies, only a few equal or surpass the stamp offered here in terms of centering and margins. The tiny blue ink specks on this stamp have always been mentioned, but they are of very little significance.

Census No. 203-UNC-10. Ex H. N. Roach. With 1990 and 2008 P.F. certificates

150,000
115,000
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