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Sale 905 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Monday, 12 December, 2005

Category — Continental Bank Note Co. Special Printing

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1857
og
Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1857, Continental Bank Note Co. Special Printing1c Ultramarine, Special Printing (167), 1c Ultramarine, Special Printing (167)1c Ultramarine, Special Printing (167). Without gum as issued, intense shade and sharp proof-like impression, trace of arrow at bottom right corner, scissors-separated as almost always leaving intact perfs at top and complete perfs at left, lightly soiled

A FINE EXAMPLE OF THE EXTREMELY RARE ONE-CENT 1875 CONTINENTAL SPECIAL PRINTING.

Our recently updated census records for Scott 167 contains 44 certified examples.

With 1959 P.F. certificate

14,000
5,750
1858
og
Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1858, Continental Bank Note Co. Special Printing90c Violet Carmine, Special Printing (177), 90c Violet Carmine, Special Printing (177)90c Violet Carmine, Special Printing (177). Without gum as issued, well-centered, beautiful deep color and nice impression, small tear and two nibbed or short perfs

FINE APPEARING EXAMPLE OF THE RARE 1873 90-CENT CONTINENTAL BANK NOTE SPECIAL PRINTING.

Our recent review of records at the Philatelic Foundation found only 44 certified examples of Scott 177.

With 2005 P.S.E. certificate.

16,000
5,250
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