Sale 975 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday-Thursday, 23-25 June, 2009

Category — 1875-79 Continental and American Bank Note Co. Issues (Scott 178-191)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1414
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Sale 975, Lot 1414, 1875-79 Continental and American Bank Note Co. Issues (Scott 178-191)2c Vermilion, With Grill (178c). Original gum, bright color, wide bottom margin showing tiny part of imprint, Fine, scarce variety, with 2009 P.F. certificate

900
375
1415
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Sale 975, Lot 1415, 1875-79 Continental and American Bank Note Co. Issues (Scott 178-191)1c Dark Ultramarine (182). Original gum, lightly hinged, large margins and well-centered, wonderful dark color, Very Fine and choice, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, VF-XF 85; SMQ $440.00)

325
400
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1416
 
Sale 975, Lot 1416, 1875-79 Continental and American Bank Note Co. Issues (Scott 178-191)3c Green (184). Incredibly wide Jumbo margins, bright color, cork cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2004 P.F. and 2007 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $135.00 as 95, $470.00 as 98)

0
120
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1417
c
Sale 975, Lot 1417, 1875-79 Continental and American Bank Note Co. Issues (Scott 178-191)3c Green (184). Mammoth Jumbo margins and essentially perfectly centered, rich color, tied by neat cork cancel, "Pontiac Mich. Sep 13" circular datestamp on cover to Lansing, cover somewhat irregularly reduced at right not affecting stamp which is an Extremely Fine Gem, simply stunning, with 2008 P.F. certificate

E. 100-150
275
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1418
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Sale 975, Lot 1418, 1875-79 Continental and American Bank Note Co. Issues (Scott 178-191)5c Blue (185). Mint N.H., very attractive margins which are almost equally balanced, strong color and clear impression, Extremely Fine, with 1996 P.F. and 2009 P.S.E. certificates (VF-XF 85; SMQ $2,400.00), very difficult stamp to find in Mint Never-Hinged post office condition and centered

1,850
1,600
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1419
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Sale 975, Lot 1419, 1875-79 Continental and American Bank Note Co. Issues (Scott 178-191)6c Pink (186). Original gum, lightly hinged, brilliant color on bright paper, wide margins, fresh and Extremely Fine, with 1999 P.F. certificate

1,100
650
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1420
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Sale 975, Lot 1420, 1875-79 Continental and American Bank Note Co. Issues (Scott 178-191)10c Brown, Without Secret Mark (187). Unused (no gum), deep rich color and proof-like impression, wide margins, Very Fine and choice, a beautiful stamp, with 1979 and 2004 P.F. certificates

1,400
550
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1421°
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Sale 975, Lot 1421, 1875-79 Continental and American Bank Note Co. Issues (Scott 178-191)10c Brown, With Secret Mark (188). Original gum, lightly hinged, rich color and proof-like impression, unusually wide margins

EXTREMELY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL WIDE-MARGINED ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 1879 10-CENT AMERICAN BANK NOTE ISSUE WITH SECRET MARK.

With 2003 P.F. certificate

2,250
0
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1422
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Sale 975, Lot 1422, 1875-79 Continental and American Bank Note Co. Issues (Scott 178-191)10c Brown, With Secret Mark (188). Original gum, lightly hinged, deep rich color, wide and balanced margins

VERY FINE AND CHOICE ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 1879 10-CENT AMERICAN BANK NOTE ISSUE WITH SECRET MARK.

With 1994 and 2008 P.F. certificates (OGph, VF-XF 85)

2,250
1,100
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1423
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Sale 975, Lot 1423, 1875-79 Continental and American Bank Note Co. Issues (Scott 178-191)10c Brown, With Secret Mark (188). Original gum, lightly hinged, warm shade, long and full perforations

VERY FINE ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 1879 10-CENT AMERICAN BANK NOTE ISSUE WITH SECRET MARK.

With 2001 P.F. and 2005 P.S.E. certificates (VF 80; SMQ $2,000.00)

2,500
1,700
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1424°
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Sale 975, Lot 1424, 1875-79 Continental and American Bank Note Co. Issues (Scott 178-191)10c Brown, With Secret Mark (188). Original gum, lightly hinged, radiant color and crisp impression, fresh and Very Fine, with 2000 and 2007 P.F. certificates (VF 80)

2,250
1,200
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1425
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Sale 975, Lot 1425, 1875-79 Continental and American Bank Note Co. Issues (Scott 178-191)10c Brown, With Secret Mark (188). Original gum, lightly hinged, rich color, expertly reperfed at left, Very Fine appearance, with 2008 P.F. certificate

2,500
325
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1426
 
Sale 975, Lot 1426, 1875-79 Continental and American Bank Note Co. Issues (Scott 178-191)10c Brown, With Secret Mark (188). Choice wide and balanced margins, unobtrusive strike of target cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2005 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $365.00), only four have graded higher to date

27
225
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1427
 
Sale 975, Lot 1427, 1875-79 Continental and American Bank Note Co. Issues (Scott 178-191)10c Brown, With Secret Mark (188). Beautiful wide margins and essentially perfect centering, purple cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, with 1987 and 2002 P.F. and 2005 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $365.00), only four have graded higher to date

29
550
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1428
 
Sale 975, Lot 1428, 1875-79 Continental and American Bank Note Co. Issues (Scott 178-191)10c Brown, With Secret Mark (188). Jumbo margins, almost perfectly centered, pristine color and impression, face-free small purple cancel at right, Extremely Fine, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90 Jumbo; SMQ $130.00 as 90, $365.00 as 95)

29
300
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1429
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Sale 975, Lot 1429, 1875-79 Continental and American Bank Note Co. Issues (Scott 178-191)15c Red Orange (189). Original gum, lightly hinged, choice centering with wide margins, beautiful vibrant color, Extremely Fine, P.S.E. encapsulated (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,050.00), only one hinged and four Mint N.H. have graded higher to date

325
450
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1430
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Sale 975, Lot 1430, 1875-79 Continental and American Bank Note Co. Issues (Scott 178-191)15c Red Orange (189). Original gum, lightly hinged, reperfed (not mentioned on accompanying certificate), Extremely Fine appearance, with 1994 P.F. certificate

350
170
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1431
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Sale 975, Lot 1431, 1875-79 Continental and American Bank Note Co. Issues (Scott 178-191)30c Full Black (190). Original gum, intense shade and clear impression, nice margins and centering, Very Fine, with 2006 P.S.E. certificate (VF 80; SMQ $880.00)

1,100
500
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1432
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Sale 975, Lot 1432, 1875-79 Continental and American Bank Note Co. Issues (Scott 178-191)30c Full Black (190). Original gum, intense shade, nicely balanced margins, faint vertical crease through vignette, Extremely Fine appearance, with 2008 P.F. certificate

1,100
500
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