Sale 1227 — Outstanding United States Stamps and Gold Coins

Sale Date — Monday-Friday, 19-23 October, 2020

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Category — 1873 Continental Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 156-166)

Cat./Est. Value
Sale 1227, Lot 2786, 1873 Continental Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 156-166)30c Gray Black (165). Wide and well-balanced margins, intense shade, exceptionally bold strike of unusual geometric cancel which we feel gives the stamp a "zebra-like" appearance, Extremely Fine Gem, a striking stamp, ex Kirke, with 1991 (incorrectly calling it a New York Foreign Mail cancel) and 2001 (geometric cancel) P.F. certificates, with 2005 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $275.00 for normal cancel)