EXTREMELY FINE. A RARE AND DESIRABLE SET OF THE 1875 CONTINENTAL BANK NOTE COMPANY SPECIAL PRINTING OF THE FIRST NEWSPAPER ISSUE.
According to Scott Catalogue, Continental Bank Note Co. made a special printing from new plates, which did not have the colored border. They exist both perforated and imperforate, and were not regularly issued.
Each with 2006 P.S.E. certificate.
EXTREMELY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL EXAMPLE OF THE $9.00 1875 ISSUE NEWSPAPER STAMP, SCOTT PR27.
Sound, original-gum and centered examples of high-denomination Newspaper stamps, particularly of the First Issue, are incredibly rare. Only a handful of PR27's exist in this grade.
Ex Hoffman. With 2004 P.F. certificate
EXTREMELY FINE. A RARE NEWSPAPER STAMP IN THIS HIGH-QUALITY ORIGINAL-GUM CONDITION.
With 1991 and 2008 P.F. certificates.
EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A STUNNING EXAMPLE OF THE 8-CENT 1875 NEWSPAPER SPECIAL PRINTING.
Only 1,930 sold. With 2003 P.F. certificate
VERY FINE AND CHOICE. A BEAUTIFUL ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 1875 12-CENT NEWSPAPER SPECIAL PRINTING.
With 1997 P.F. certificate
VERY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL AND RARE SOUND EXAMPLE OF THE $1.92 NEWSPAPER CONTINENTAL BANK NOTE COMPANY SPECIAL PRINTING. ONLY 41 WERE SOLD.
No examples of this rarity were offered in either the Floyd or Lessin sales, and the Lyons copy was not as well centered. This is only the fourth example we have offered since keeping computerized records.
Ex Hoffman. With 2000 P.F. and 2005 P.S.E. certificates (F-VF 75; SMQ $15,600.00). This stamp is the only graded example to date, and it has far better centering than most.
EXTREMELY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL CENTERED EXAMPLE OF THE 36-CENT 1879 UNWATERMARKED NEWSPAPER ISSUE.
With 2004 P.F. certificate for multiple and 2007 P.F. certificate for single
EXTREMELY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL EXAMPLE OF THE $50.00 UNWATERMARKED BUREAU ISSUE -- SCARCE IN THIS CHOICE CONDITION.
Ex Beverly Hills. P.S.E. encapsulated (OGph, XF 90; SMQ $5,400.00). Only one has graded higher to date in the P.S.E. Population Report (95) and only one other shares this grade
EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 50-CENT PARCEL POST STAMP, WHICH HAS BEEN GRADED SUPERB 98 BY P.S.E. -- ONLY ONE HAS GRADED HIGHER TO DATE.
The 50c is one of the most difficult values of the set to obtain in higher grades. With 2010 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $7,000.00). Only one has graded higher to date and only seven others share this grade.