Sale 804 — The Robert Zoellner Collection of United States

Sale Date — Thursday-Saturday, 8-10 October, 1998

Category — 1873-75 Continental Bank Note Issues

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
351
og
Sale 804, Lot 351, 1873-75 Continental Bank Note Issues1c Ultramarine (156). Full original gum, lightly hinged, attractive pale shade, well-centered, Extremely Fine Gem

180
950
352
og
Sale 804, Lot 352, 1873-75 Continental Bank Note Issues2c Brown (157). Full original gum, deep rich color, perfectly centered with wide margins, Extremely Fine Gem, one of the finest copies extant, ex Lutwak, with 1979 and 1988 P.F. certificates

325
1,000
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353
nh
Sale 804, Lot 353, 1873-75 Continental Bank Note Issues3c Green (158). Mint N.H., beautiful fresh color and proof-like impression, perfectly centered with jumbo margins, small natural wood fiber inclusion at bottom left, Extremely Fine Gem, a truly superb stamp that realized almost twenty times catalogue value at auction in 1989, with 1989 P.F. certificate for block of six, this being the bottom center stamp, Scott Retail for hinged

110
700
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354
nh
Sale 804, Lot 354, 1873-75 Continental Bank Note Issues6c Dull Pink (159). Mint N.H., fresh color and fine impression, well-centered, Extremely Fine and choice, with 1985 P.F. certificate for block of four, this being the bottom right stamp, Scott Retail for hinged

375
2,000
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355
og
Sale 804, Lot 355, 1873-75 Continental Bank Note Issues7c Orange Vermilion (160). Original gum, rich color, wide even margins all around, Extremely Fine and choice, with 1994 P.F. certificate

800
2,100
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356
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Sale 804, Lot 356, 1873-75 Continental Bank Note Issues100 Brown (161). Mint N.H., rich color and sharp impression, perfectly centered, tiny natural inclusion speck at top left, Extremely Fine and choice, with 1989 P.F. certificate, Scott Retail for hinged

525
4,250
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357
og
Sale 804, Lot 357, 1873-75 Continental Bank Note Issues12c Blackish Violet (162). Original gum, intensely deep color, jumbo margins all around

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A HUGE-MARGINED STAMP AND CERTAINLY ONE OF THE FINEST EXAMPLES OF THE 12-CENT CONTINENTAL BANK NOTE ISSUE.

Ex Klein. With 1983 P.F. certificate

1,350
6,750
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358
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Sale 804, Lot 358, 1873-75 Continental Bank Note Issues15c Yellow Orange (163). Full original gum, bright color and fine impression, wide margins all around

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. CHOICE EXAMPLE OF THE 15-CENT CONTINENTAL, ONE OF THE MOST ELUSIVE BANK NOTE ISSUES IN THIS HIGH-QUALITY ORIGINAL-GUM CONDITION.

Ex Todd and Klein. With 1988 P.F. certificate

1,350
6,750
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359
og
Sale 804, Lot 359, 1873-75 Continental Bank Note Issues30c Gray Black (165). Original gum, small h.r. at top, fresh and bright color, fine impression

EXTREMELY FINE AND FRESH. VERY RARE ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 30-CENT CONTINENTAL.

With copy of 1993 P.F. certificate for horizontal pair, this being the left stamp

1,500
4,250
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360
og
Sale 804, Lot 360, 1873-75 Continental Bank Note Issues90c Rose Carmine (166). Full original gum, lightly hinged, rich color and proof-like impression on bright white paper, wide and even margins all around

EXTREMELY FINE EXAMPLE OF THE 90-CENT CONTINENTAL BANK NOTE COMPANY ISSUE. A SUPERB STAMP IN EVERY RESPECT AND A TRUE CONDITION RARITY.

With 1989 P.F. certificate for horizontal pair, this being the right stamp

2,250
5,250
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361
og
Sale 804, Lot 361, 1873-75 Continental Bank Note Issues2c Vermilion (178). Full original gum, lightly hinged, intense color, mathematically perfect centering, Extremely Fine Gem, with 1987 P.F. certificate

300
1,050
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362
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Sale 804, Lot 362, 1873-75 Continental Bank Note Issues5c Blue (179). Mint N.H., rich color, extra wide margins, Extremely Fine and choice, with 1990 P.F. certificate, Scott Retail for hinged

400
1,100
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363
og
Sale 804, Lot 363, 1873-75 Continental Bank Note Issues3c Green, Continental Grill (158e). J. Grill, full original gum, rich color, clear grill points, wide margins, Very Fine and rare, ex Klein

225
500
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364
og
Sale 804, Lot 364, 1873-75 Continental Bank Note Issues6c Dull Pink, Continental Grill (159b). J. Grill, original gum, h.r., clear and sharp grill points, bright color, Fine and very rare, ex Klein

1,400
1,600
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365
og
Sale 804, Lot 365, 1873-75 Continental Bank Note Issues2c Vermilion, Continental Grill (178c). J. Grill, horizontal pair, original gum, h.r., sharp grill points, vibrant color, perfectly centered, left stamp faint corner crease, otherwise Extremely Fine and rare pair of the Continental grill, ex Braus, Klein

800
1,800
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366
og
Sale 804, Lot 366, 1873-75 Continental Bank Note Issues5c Blue, Continental Grill (179c). J. Grill, extremely strong grill with some points breaking through the paper as often occurred on the Continental grills, full original gum, Very Fine and choice, rare, with 1992 P.F. certificate

750
2,000
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