Sale 984 — United States Stamps

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

Category — 1875 Continental Bank Note Co. Special Printing (Scott 168-175)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
492
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Sale 984, Lot 492, 1875 Continental Bank Note Co. Special Printing (Scott 168-175)2c Dark Brown, Special Printing (168). Without gum as issued, intense color and crisp impression, scissors separated as usual with intact perfs on three sides, the appearance in enhanced by the extra margins top and right

VERY FINE EXAMPLE OF THE 1875 2-CENT CONTINENTAL BANK NOTE COMPANY SPECIAL PRINTING. SCARCE WITH FULL PERFORATIONS.

Our recently updated census records for Scott 168 contain only 56 copies certified as genuine. Of these, 22 have straight edges on at least one side and several are faulty. In fact, almost all known examples of the 2c 1875 Special Printing are off center.

Unpublished Census No. 168-UNC-56. With 2009 P.F. certificate.

10,000
5,000
493
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Sale 984, Lot 493, 1875 Continental Bank Note Co. Special Printing (Scott 168-175)24c Dull Purple, Special Printing (175). Without gum as issued, nicely centered with huge left margin, pristine color and impression

VERY FINE. A HANDSOME EXAMPLE OF THE 24-CENT 1875 CONTINENTAL BANK NOTE COMPANY SPECIAL PRINTING.

Our recently updated census records for Scott 175 contain approximately 100 unused examples.

Unpublished Census No. 175-102. With 2009 P.S.E. certificate

5,500
3,250
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