Sale 1007 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday-Thursday, 8-10 March, 2011

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

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2346
FC
Sale 1007, Lot 2346, 1873 Continental Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 156-166)1c Ultramarine (156). Bright color, cancelled by perfectly struck negative "Worcester Mass." with shield fancy cancel, light horizontal creases, appears Very Fine, ex Mercedes

E. 300-400
225
2347
nh
Sale 1007, Lot 2347, 1873 Continental Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 156-166)2c Brown (157). Mint N.H., beautiful centering, strong color, incredibly fresh and Extremely Fine, difficult to find centered and with Mint N.H. original gum, with 1999 and 2006 P.F. certificates (XF 90), Scott Retail as hinged

400
1,400
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2348
og
Sale 1007, Lot 2348, 1873 Continental Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 156-166)6c Dull Pink (159). Original gum, lightly hinged, bright color, perfectly centered, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2003 P.F. certificate

425
0
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2349
 
Sale 1007, Lot 2349, 1873 Continental Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 156-166)7c Orange Vermilion (160). Beautiful margins and centering, bright color with a bold New York Foreign Mail Star cancel (Weiss ST-8 P4), Extremely Fine, with 2010 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $650.00 as ordinary cancel)

90
400
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2350
og
Sale 1007, Lot 2350, 1873 Continental Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 156-166)10c Brown (161). Original gum, fresh color, well-centered with nicely proportioned margins, single slightly nibbed perf at left, still Extremely Fine, ex Golin, with 1988 P.F. certificate

1,150
675
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2351
ngbl
Sale 1007, Lot 2351, 1873 Continental Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 156-166)10c Brown (161). Block of four with bottom selvage, unused (no gum), incredibly fresh with marvelous deep rich color despite (or perhaps because of) lack of gum, well-centered, Very Fine, exceptional appearance, with 1998 P.F. certificate, Scott Retail as four no gum singles

1,400
700
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2352
 
Sale 1007, Lot 2352, 1873 Continental Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 156-166)12c Blackish Violet (162). Choice margins and essentially perfect centering, light cancel, Extremely Fine Gem

140
300
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2353
og
Sale 1007, Lot 2353, 1873 Continental Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 156-166)90c Rose Carmine (166). Original gum, beautifully bright color and choice centering, expertly reperfed at left mentioned on only most recent certificate, Extremely Fine appearance, with 1992 P.S.E. and 2004 P.F. certificates

2,400
1,400
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