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Sale 930 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday, 27 February, 2007

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

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2023
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Sale Number 930, Lot Number 2023, 1873 Continental Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 156-166)1c Ultramarine (156), 1c Ultramarine (156)1c Ultramarine (156). Original gum, stunning color on bright paper, choice centering, Very Fine and choice

300
450
2024
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Sale Number 930, Lot Number 2024, 1873 Continental Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 156-166)2c Brown (157), 2c Brown (157)2c Brown (157). Original gum, lightly hinged, deep rich color on bright paper, trivial natural inclusion, short perf at top left, Very Fine appearance

450
180
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2025
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Sale Number 930, Lot Number 2025, 1873 Continental Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 156-166)2c Brown (157), 2c Brown (157)2c Brown (157). Glazed original gum, deep rich color, Very Fine

450
110
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2026
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Sale Number 930, Lot Number 2026, 1873 Continental Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 156-166)3c Green (158). Mint N.H, 3c Green (158). Mint N.H3c Green (158). Mint N.H. with wide selvage at top, rich color on bright paper, well-balanced margins, Extremely Fine, with 1997 and 2000 P.F. certificate, the former as block of four, Scott Retail as hinged

140
400
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2027
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Sale Number 930, Lot Number 2027, 1873 Continental Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 156-166)6c Dull Pink (159). Mint N.H, 6c Dull Pink (159). Mint N.H6c Dull Pink (159). Mint N.H. with top selvage, lovely pastel color, choice margins, Very Fine, seldom seen in well-centered post-office fresh condition, with 2006 P.F. certificate, Scott Retail as hinged

475
2,000
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2028
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Sale Number 930, Lot Number 2028, 1873 Continental Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 156-166)6c Dull Pink (159), 6c Dull Pink (159)6c Dull Pink (159). Original gum, small paper h.r., bright color on fresh paper, wide margins, Very Fine, with 1997 P.S.E. and 2001 P.F. certificates

475
190
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2029
 
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 2029, 1873 Continental Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 156-166)6c Dull Pink (159), 6c Dull Pink (159)6c Dull Pink (159). Bright color beautifully complemented by red NYFM Star cancel, Very Fine and choice

E. 200-300
350
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2030
 
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 2030, 1873 Continental Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 156-166)6c Dull Pink (159), 6c Dull Pink (159)6c Dull Pink (159). Radiant color, perfect strike of NYFM Star cancel, wide margins, Very Fine and choice

E. 150-200
225
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2031
 
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 2031, 1873 Continental Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 156-166)6c Dull Pink (159), 6c Dull Pink (159)6c Dull Pink (159). Rich color, cancelled by bold strike of unusual geometric fancy cancel, trivial corner perf crease at top left, Very Fine

E. 15-200
200
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2032
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Sale Number 930, Lot Number 2032, 1873 Continental Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 156-166)6c Dull Pink (159), 6c Dull Pink (159)6c Dull Pink (159). Average, tiny tear, bold Indian Head fancy cancel, beautiful strike of this rare and desirable fancy

E. 300-400
750
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2033
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Sale Number 930, Lot Number 2033, 1873 Continental Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 156-166)7c Orange Vermilion, Silk Fibers (160 var), 7c Orange Vermilion, Silk Fibers (160 var)7c Orange Vermilion, Silk Fibers (160 var). Original gum, lightly hinged, brilliant color, several silk fibers are clearly visible

VERY FINE AND CHOICE. A RARE ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 1873 7-CENT CONTINENTAL BANK NOTE ISSUE WITH SILK FIBERS.

With 2003 P.F. certificate. Unpriced as unused in Scott. Scott Retail as normal

1,500
1,800
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2034
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Sale Number 930, Lot Number 2034, 1873 Continental Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 156-166)7c Vermilion (160), 7c Vermilion (160)7c Vermilion (160). Original gum, radiant color, well-proportioned margins, reperfed at left, Extremely Fine appearance, with 2006 P.F. certificate

1,500
650
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2035
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Sale Number 930, Lot Number 2035, 1873 Continental Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 156-166)7c Orange Vermilion (160), 7c Orange Vermilion (160)7c Orange Vermilion (160). Original gum, lightly hinged, well-centered and rich color, reperfed at bottom, Extremely Fine appearance, with 1999 P.F. certificate

1,500
450
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2036
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Sale Number 930, Lot Number 2036, 1873 Continental Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 156-166)7c Orange Vermilion (160), 7c Orange Vermilion (160)7c Orange Vermilion (160). Slightly glazed original gum, radiant color, light horizontal crease at bottom, appears Very Fine

1,500
250
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2037
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Sale Number 930, Lot Number 2037, 1873 Continental Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 156-166)10c Brown (161), 10c Brown (161)10c Brown (161). Original gum, wide margins and exceptionally well-centered, marvelous deep rich color and proof-like impression

EXTREMELY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 1873 10-CENT CONTINENTAL BANK NOTE COMPANY ISSUE.

With 2003 P.F. and 2005 P.S.E. certificates (XF 90; SMQ $3,500.00)

1,300
2,800
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2038
 
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 2038, 1873 Continental Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 156-166)10c Brown (161), 10c Brown (161)10c Brown (161). Bright color, bold strike of NYFM Fouled Anchor cancel, Very Fine, an attractive example of this stamp and cancel

E. 150-200
180
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2039
 
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 2039, 1873 Continental Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 156-166)10c Brown (161), 10c Brown (161)10c Brown (161). Horizontal pair, bright color, perfect central strike of NYFM Geometric cancel, Very Fine and choice

E. 200-300
375
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2040
 
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 2040, 1873 Continental Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 156-166)12c Blackish Violet (162), 12c Blackish Violet (162)12c Blackish Violet (162). Choice centering, rich color, well-struck NYFM Geometric cancel, fresh and Extremely Fine

E. 150-200
650
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2041
 
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 2041, 1873 Continental Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 156-166)12c Blackish Violet (162), 12c Blackish Violet (162)12c Blackish Violet (162). Intense shade and impression on bright paper, clear strike of red NYFM Star cancel, Very Fine strike

E. 150-200
150
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2042
 
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 2042, 1873 Continental Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 156-166)12c Blackish Violet (162), 12c Blackish Violet (162)12c Blackish Violet (162). Bright shade, well-struck red NYFM Star cancel, light corner creases at top right and bottom left, Very Fine appearance

E. 150-200
110
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2043
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Sale Number 930, Lot Number 2043, 1873 Continental Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 156-166)15c Yellow Orange, Vertically Ribbed paper (163 var), 15c Yellow Orange, Vertically Ribbed paper (163 var)15c Yellow Orange, Vertically Ribbed paper (163 var). Unused (no gum), radiant color, clear ribbing, few short perfs, otherwise Fine, Scott Retail as normal without gum

1,250
200
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2044
 
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 2044, 1873 Continental Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 156-166)30c Gray Black (165), 30c Gray Black (165)30c Gray Black (165). Detailed impression on bright paper, nicely contrasted by red segmented cork cancel, unusually wide margins, Extremely Fine, a stamp with great visual appeal, with 2005 P.F. certificate

155
350
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2045
 
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 2045, 1873 Continental Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 156-166)30c Gray Black (165), 30c Gray Black (165)30c Gray Black (165). Wide margins and essentially perfectly centered, choice color and impression, NYFM Geometric cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, with 1999 P.F. and 2006 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $880.00)

130
1,100
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2046
 
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 2046, 1873 Continental Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 156-166)30c Gray Black (165), 30c Gray Black (165)30c Gray Black (165). Bright shade and detailed impression, neat strike of quartered cork cancel, Very Fine and choice, with 1997 P.F. certificate

130
130
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2047
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Sale Number 930, Lot Number 2047, 1873 Continental Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 156-166)90c Rose Carmine (166), 90c Rose Carmine (166)90c Rose Carmine (166). Original gum, radiant color, wide and balanced margins

EXTREMELY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL ORIGINAL GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 90-CENT 1873 CONTINENTAL BANK NOTE COMPANY ISSUE.

With 1960 and 2003 P.F. certificates

2,750
1,700
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2048
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Sale Number 930, Lot Number 2048, 1873 Continental Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 156-166)90c Rose Carmine (166), 90c Rose Carmine (166)90c Rose Carmine (166). Slightly disturbed original gum described on accompanying certificate as "previously hinged", unusually wide margins, radiant color

VERY FINE WIDE-MARGINED EXAMPLE OF THE 1873 90-CENT CONTINENTAL BANK NOTE COMPANY ISSUE.

With 2005 P.F. certificate

2,750
1,100
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2049
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Sale Number 930, Lot Number 2049, 1873 Continental Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 156-166)90c Rose Carmine (166), 90c Rose Carmine (166)90c Rose Carmine (166). Original gum, brilliant color on bright paper, perf flaw at bottom right and probably reperfed at right, Very Fine appearance

2,750
375
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2050
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Sale Number 930, Lot Number 2050, 1873 Continental Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 156-166)90c Rose Carmine (166), 90c Rose Carmine (166)90c Rose Carmine (166). Unused (no gum), bright color, tiny thin spot, appears Fine

1,250
225
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