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Sale 956 — The Jay Hoffman Collection of United States Stamps

Sale Date — Thursday-Friday, 8-9 May, 2008

Category — 1875 Continental Bank Note Co. Special Printing

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
166
og
Sale Number 956, Lot Number 166, 1875 Continental Bank Note Co. Special Printing6c Dull Rose, Special Printing (170), 6c Dull Rose, Special Printing (170)6c Dull Rose, Special Printing (170). Without gum as issued, scissors-separated as usual but leaving virtually full perforations on all sides, beautiful centering, radiant color on bright paper

EXTREMELY FINE EXAMPLE OF THE 1875 6-CENT CONTINENTAL BANK NOTE COMPANY SPECIAL PRINTING. THIS IS ONE OF THE MOST DIFFICULT OF ALL HARD PAPER SPECIAL PRNTING TO OBTAIN IN SUCH WONDERFUL CONDITION.

Our recent review of records from the Philatelic Foundation found 33 unduplicated examples of Scott 170. Of these, approximately half have full perforations on all sides, including several which are faulty.

With 1970 P.F. and 2006 P.S.E. certificates (VF-XF 85; SMQ $58,500.00)

22,500
47,500
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