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Sale 984 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday-Thursday, 6-8 April, 2010

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

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
483
 
Sale Number 984, Lot Number 483, 1873 Continental Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 156-166)1c-90c 1873 Continental Bank Note Co. Issue (156-163, 165-166, 178-179), 1c-90c 1873 Continental Bank Note Co. Issue (156-163, 165-166, 178-179)1c-90c 1873 Continental Bank Note Co. Issue (156-163, 165-166, 178-179). Used, also incl. strip of three of 6c, mostly wide margins, nice range of cancels incl. 6c with purple "Asbury Park New Jersey" circular datestamp, 7c with New York Foreign Mail geometric, 10c with purple grid, few trivial imperfections, Fine-Very Fine, 90c with 1989 P.F. certificate

1,265
700
484
nh
Sale Number 984, Lot Number 484, 1873 Continental Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 156-166)2c Brown (157). Mint N.H, 2c Brown (157). Mint N.H2c Brown (157). Mint N.H., radiant color on bright paper, Jumbo margins, Extremely Fine, a huge stamp, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90 Jumbo; unpriced in SMQ as Mint N.H., SMQ $1,000.00 as 90 hinged, $1,750.00 as 95 hinged), Scott Retail as hinged

400
2,400
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485
og
Sale Number 984, Lot Number 485, 1873 Continental Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 156-166)6c Dull Pink (159), 6c Dull Pink (159)6c Dull Pink (159). Original gum, lightly hinged, bright shade, accompanying certificate mentions natural gum wrinkle at bottom left, Very Fine, with 2004 P.S.E. certificate

425
190
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486
og
Sale Number 984, Lot Number 486, 1873 Continental Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 156-166)10c Brown (161), 10c Brown (161)10c Brown (161). Brilliant original gum with only the barest trace of hinging, fabulous margins of near Jumbo proportions and almost perfectly balanced, exceptional depth of color

EXTREMELY FINE. OUTSTANDING EXAMPLE OF THE 10-CENT BROWN 1873 CONTINENTAL BANK NOTE PRINTING.

With 2008 P.F. certificate (XF 90).

1,150
3,750
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487
og
Sale Number 984, Lot Number 487, 1873 Continental Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 156-166)10c Brown (161), 10c Brown (161)10c Brown (161). Original gum, lightly hinged, deep rich color, choice centering with well-balanced margins, light vertical gum bend at bottom, Extremely Fine, with 2009 P.F. certificate

1,150
700
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488
ng
Sale Number 984, Lot Number 488, 1873 Continental Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 156-166)10c Brown (161), 10c Brown (161)10c Brown (161). Unused (no gum), enormous margins and centered incl. extra wide left straddle-pane margin showing guide arrow and part of adjoining stamp from left pane, Extremely Fine, eye-catching stamp and difficult to find this beautiful, with 1991 and 2008 P.F. certificates

350
375
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489
 
Sale Number 984, Lot Number 489, 1873 Continental Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 156-166)10c Brown (161), 10c Brown (161)10c Brown (161). Choice centering with wide and balanced margins, detailed impression, unobtrusive strike of duplex cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, a superb stamp in every respect, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $270.00), only three have graded higher to date

25
190
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490
 
Sale Number 984, Lot Number 490, 1873 Continental Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 156-166)30c Gray Black (165), 30c Gray Black (165)30c Gray Black (165). Beautifully balanced margins, bright shade, unobtrusive cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2001 P.S.E. certificate

140
275
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491
 
Sale Number 984, Lot Number 491, 1873 Continental Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 156-166)90c Rose Carmine (166), 90c Rose Carmine (166)90c Rose Carmine (166). Bright shade, wide balanced margins, bold strike of New York duplex cancel, Extremely Fine, a huge stamp, with 1990 P.F. certificate as Scott No. 155 (which it is not)

300
400
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