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Sale 924 — The Scarsdale Collection, Part 3: Bank Note and Bureau Issues and Postage Dues

Sale Date — Tuesday, 14 November, 2006

Category — 1875 Continental Bank Note Co. Issue

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
31
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Sale Number 924, Lot Number 31, 1875 Continental Bank Note Co. Issue2c Vermilion (178). Mint N.H, 2c Vermilion (178). Mint N.H2c Vermilion (178). Mint N.H., brilliant color on crisp paper, choice centering with wide and balanced margins

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 1875 2-CENT VERMILION CONTINENTAL BANK NOTE COMPANY ISSUE.

A search of our computerized records indicates that this stamp is exceedingly difficult to fine in Mint N.H. and centered condition, despite its modest catalogue value. Collectors of superb Mint N.H. stamps would do well to pay attention to the example offered here.

With 1995 P.F. certificate for block of four. With 2005 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,700.00). This is the highest grade awarded to date.

475
4,250
32
nh
Sale Number 924, Lot Number 32, 1875 Continental Bank Note Co. Issue5c Blue (179). Mint N.H, 5c Blue (179). Mint N.H5c Blue (179). Mint N.H. with part imprint at top, deep rich color on bright paper, choice centering with enormous margins at top and bottom

EXTREMELY FINE. A BREATHTAKING MINT NEVER-HINGED 1875 5-CENT TAYLOR PRINTED BY CONTINENTAL BANK NOTE COMPANY. A TRUE CONDITION RARITY.

Although large multiples of the 5c Taylor American printing on soft paper (Scott 185) have provided Mint Never-Hinged singles, the 1875 Continental is very scarce in Mint Never-Hinged condition and rare in this grade. We have only offered offered three other Mint N.H. examples since keeping computerized records

With 1988 and 2000 P.F. certificates. Scott Retail as hinged

850
3,750
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