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Sale 1219 — The Edward Morton Collection of Outstanding Quality U.S. Stamps

Sale Date — Wednesday-Thursday, 8-9 April, 2020

Category — 1873 Continental Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 156-179)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
377
 
Sale Number 1219, Lot Number 377, 1873 Continental Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 156-179)15c Yellow Orange (163), 15c Yellow Orange (163)15c Yellow Orange (163). Vibrant color nicely complemented by ultramarine radial cork cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, a phenomenal stamp, with 2001 P.F. and 2005 and 2010 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,000.00), only one grades higher (at 95J, ex Kirke) and one other shares this grade (ex Bowman), the example offered here is the only one of the three with a colored cancel

155
1,500
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