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FILTER: Area=United States, Sub Area=U.S. Stamps, General=Back-of-Book, Issue/Country=Newspapers & Periodicals, All Sale Dates thru 2023/01/01, Catalogue = PR47, Symbol IN ("H")
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Newspapers & Periodicals
2021-04-29
The Gary Petersen Collection of Important United States Stamps
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Sale Number 1234, Lot Number 494, Newspapers and Periodicals (PR4-PR52)96c Pale Rose, 1875 Special Printing (PR47), 96c Pale Rose, 1875 Special Printing (PR47)96c Pale Rose, 1875 Special Printing (PR47). Without gum as issued, radiant color and crisp impression, better centering than normally seen on this difficult issue

VERY FINE AND CHOICE. A RARE SOUND AND CENTERED EXAMPLE OF THE 96-CENT 1875 CONTINENTAL NEWSPAPER SPECIAL PRINTING.

Only 141 sold. A Power Search review shows that most examples we have offered are either off-center or have small faults. The example offered here is a notable exception. With 2004 P.F. certificate

8,500
11,000
United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Newspapers & Periodicals
2020-10-19
Outstanding United States Stamps and Gold Coins
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Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 3774, Newspapers and Periodicals (PR4-PR47)96c Pale Rose, 1875 Special Printing (PR47), 96c Pale Rose, 1875 Special Printing (PR47)96c Pale Rose, 1875 Special Printing (PR47). Without gum as issued, radiant color, tiny negligible thin speck not mentioned on certificate

FINE APPEARING EXAMPLE OF THE 96-CENT 1875 CONTINENTAL NEWSPAPER SPECIAL PRINTING.

Only 141 sold. A Power Search review shows that the centering on the example offered here is typical -- very few are known with decent centering and without faults. Ex Lutwak. Red backstamp. With 1976 P.F. certificate

8,500
2,800
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Newspapers & Periodicals
2018-07-25
United States Stamps
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Sale Number 1187, Lot Number 754, Newspapers and Periodicals96c Pale Rose, 1875 Special Printing (PR47), 96c Pale Rose, 1875 Special Printing (PR47)96c Pale Rose, 1875 Special Printing (PR47). Without gum as issued, radiant color

FINE EXAMPLE OF THE 96-CENT 1875 CONTINENTAL NEWSPAPER SPECIAL PRINTING.

Only 141 were sold. A Power Search review shows that the centering on the example offered here is typical -- very few are known with decent centering and without faults.

With 1982 P.F. certificate

8,500
2,100
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Newspapers & Periodicals
2018-04-11
The David Wingate Collection of United States Stamps
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Sale Number 1180, Lot Number 447, Newspapers and Periodicals96c Pale Rose, 1875 Special Printing (PR47), 96c Pale Rose, 1875 Special Printing (PR47)96c Pale Rose, 1875 Special Printing (PR47). Without gum as issued, radiant color

FINE EXAMPLE OF THE 96-CENT 1875 CONTINENTAL NEWSPAPER SPECIAL PRINTING.

Only 141 were sold. A Power Search review shows that the centering on the example offered here is typical -- very few are known with decent centering and without faults.

With 1980 P.F. certificate

8,500
2,100
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Newspapers & Periodicals
2017-03-01
United States Stamps
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Sale Number 1150, Lot Number 1256, Newspapers and Periodicals: 1875 Special Printing96c Pale Rose, 1875 Special Printing (PR47), 96c Pale Rose, 1875 Special Printing (PR47)96c Pale Rose, 1875 Special Printing (PR47). Without gum as issued, brilliant color

FINE EXAMPLE OF THE 96-CENT 1875 CONTINENTAL NEWSPAPER SPECIAL PRINTING.

Only 141 sold. With 1978 P.F. certificate

8,500
2,300
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Newspapers & Periodicals
2016-11-09
U.S. and Possessions, featuring The Weinberg Inventory
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Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 1226, Newspapers and Periodicals96c Pale Rose, 1875 Special Printing (PR47), 96c Pale Rose, 1875 Special Printing (PR47)96c Pale Rose, 1875 Special Printing (PR47). Without gum as issued, brilliant color, reperfed at bottom, Fine appearing example of this scarce issue, only 141 were sold, with 1974 P.F. certificate

8,500
1,500
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Newspapers & Periodicals
2016-06-21
The Grant Inman Collection, Part I: Newspapers and Periodicals
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Sale Number 1131, Lot Number 2548, 1875 Continental Bank Note Company Special Printing, 2c-96c (Scott PR33-PR47)96c Pale Rose, 1875 Special Printing (PR47), 96c Pale Rose, 1875 Special Printing (PR47)96c Pale Rose, 1875 Special Printing (PR47). Without gum as issued, brilliant color, wide and well-balanced margins, single slightly nibbed perf at top

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. A RARE EXAMPLE OF THE 96-CENT 1875 CONTINENTAL NEWSPAPER SPECIAL PRINTING.

Only 141 sold. With 1970 and 2005 P.F. certificates not mentioning the nibbed perf

8,500
2,500
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Newspapers & Periodicals
2015-07-28
United States Stamps
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Sale Number 1107, Lot Number 631, Newspapers and Periodicals96c Pale Rose, 1875 Special Printing (PR47), 96c Pale Rose, 1875 Special Printing (PR47)96c Pale Rose, 1875 Special Printing (PR47). Without gum as issued, bright color, attractive centering, small removed fiber inclusion in "6" at top left

FINE APPEARING EXAMPLE OF THE RARE 96-CENT 1875 CONTINENTAL NEWSPAPER SPECIAL PRINTING, OF WHICH ONLY 141 WERE SOLD.

With 2015 P.F. certificate

8,500
2,300
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Newspapers & Periodicals
2015-03-25
The Curtis Collection: Back of Book and Possessions
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Sale Number 1094, Lot Number 220, Newspapers & Periodicals: 1875 Continental Special Printing (Scott PR33-PR48)96c Pale Rose, 1875 Special Printing (PR47), 96c Pale Rose, 1875 Special Printing (PR47)96c Pale Rose, 1875 Special Printing (PR47). Without gum as issued, brilliant color, nicely centered, light horizontal crease

VERY FINE APPEARING EXAMPLE OF THE RARE 96-CENT 1875 CONTINENTAL NEWSPAPER SPECIAL PRINTING, OF WHICH A MERE 141 WERE SOLD.

With 1975 P.F. certificate

8,500
4,000
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Newspapers & Periodicals
2014-09-18
The George A. Schwenk Collection of Newspapers & Periodicals
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Sale Number 1079, Lot Number 2120, 1875 Special Printing (Scott PR33-PR50)96c Pale Rose, 1875 Special Printing (PR47), 96c Pale Rose, 1875 Special Printing (PR47)96c Pale Rose, 1875 Special Printing (PR47). Without gum as issued, brilliant color, wide margins

VERY FINE AND CHOICE. A BEAUTIFUL EXAMPLE OF THE RARE 96-CENT 1875 CONTINENTAL NEWSPAPER SPECIAL PRINTING, OF WHICH A MERE 141 WERE SOLD.

Among all of the outstanding Newspapers and Periodicals collections we have sold since 1997, we have only offered two other copies of this rarity, including one in Very Good condition. None was offered in the Floyd sale, and the Lyons copy had a light crease. This stamp, the ex-Lessin and ex-Silver Lake copies are the only sound examples we have been able to locate in any major recent sales.

Ex Vineyard. With 1993 P.S.E. and 1999 P.F. certificates.

8,500
4,500
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