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Sale 1061 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday, 19 November, 2013

Category — 1873 Continental Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 156-179)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
3599
 
Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 3599, 1873 Continental Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 156-179)3c Green (158), 3c Green (158)3c Green (158). Jumbo margins, bright shade, long and full perforations, Extremely Fine Gem, a stamp of gargantuan dimensions, ex Dr. Morris and Dr. Hinrichs, with 1989 P.F. certificate

1
100
3600
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Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 3600, 1873 Continental Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 156-179)3c Green, With Grill (158e), 3c Green, With Grill (158e)3c Green, With Grill (158e). Original gum, lightly hinged, clear grill, bright color, Very Fine, ex Geisler, with 1994 P.F. certificate

500
300
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3601
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Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 3601, 1873 Continental Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 156-179)6c Dull Pink (159). Mint N.H, 6c Dull Pink (159). Mint N.H6c Dull Pink (159). Mint N.H., deep rich color, huge margins, Extremely Fine, a striking stamp and rare in this choice Mint N.H. condition, with 2013 P.S.E. certificate, Scott Retail as hinged

400
1,300
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3602
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Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 3602, 1873 Continental Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 156-179)6c Dull Pink (159), 6c Dull Pink (159)6c Dull Pink (159). Original gum, unusually rich color, well-proportioned margins, Extremely Fine, with 1981 and 2000 P.F. certificates

400
475
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3603
 
Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 3603, 1873 Continental Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 156-179)6c Dull Pink (159), 6c Dull Pink (159)6c Dull Pink (159). Radiant color, well-balanced margins, perfect strike of rosette cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, a gorgeous stamp with a wonderful cancel, ex Ainsworth

22
300
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3604
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Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 3604, 1873 Continental Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 156-179)6c Dull Pink, Silk Fibers (159 var), 6c Dull Pink, Silk Fibers (159 var)6c Dull Pink, Silk Fibers (159 var). Original gum, several fibers are clearly evident on the face of the stamp, bright shade, Very Fine and very scarce, we have offered only one other since keeping computerized records, with 2000 P.F. and 2012 P.S.E. certificates

400
0
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3605
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Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 3605, 1873 Continental Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 156-179)7c Orange Vermilion (160), 7c Orange Vermilion (160)7c Orange Vermilion (160). Original gum, lightly hinged, brilliant color, well-centered, Very Fine and choice, with 2013 P.F. certificate (VF-XF 85)

1,150
1,400
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3606
 
Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 3606, 1873 Continental Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 156-179)7c Orange Vermilion (160), 7c Orange Vermilion (160)7c Orange Vermilion (160). Double transfer at lower right, beautiful centering with wide and balanced margins, vibrant color on crisp paper, well-struck waffle grid cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, a superb stamp in every respect, the Scott Catalogue lists a double transfer at lower left and so this one at lower right should be the basis for a future listing, with 1992 P.F. and 2009 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $550.00 as 95, $1,700.00 as 98)

90
425
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3607
 
Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 3607, 1873 Continental Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 156-179)7c Orange Vermilion (160), 7c Orange Vermilion (160)7c Orange Vermilion (160). Vivid color, gorgeous centering with wide and balanced margins, 5-Point Star fancy cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, a gorgeous stamp and highly desirable with the premium cancel, with 2013 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $1,700.00), only two have graded higher (both offered in our Kirke sale) and two others share this grade

90
1,000
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3608
 
Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 3608, 1873 Continental Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 156-179)10c Brown (161), 10c Brown (161)10c Brown (161). Rich color, Large Pointing Hand fancy cancel, bold essentially complete strike, Fine, a rare Bank Note era fancy cancel and especially unusual on a high denomination, with 2012 P.F. certificate

E. 150-200
450
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3609°
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Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 3609, 1873 Continental Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 156-179)12c Blackish Violet (162), 12c Blackish Violet (162)12c Blackish Violet (162). Original gum, wonderful depth of color, choice balanced margins all around

EXTREMELY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 12-CENT 1873 CONTINENTAL PRINTING WITH OUTSTANDING COLOR AND CENTERING.

The 12c Continental Bank Note Co. printing is very rare in choice original-gum condition with wide margins.

With 2003 P.F. and 2013 P.S.E. certificates

2,400
5,250
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3610
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Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 3610, 1873 Continental Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 156-179)30c Gray Black (165), 30c Gray Black (165)30c Gray Black (165). Disturbed original gum, Jumbo margins, detailed impression and crisp shade, Extremely Fine, scarce with such wide margins, with 1976 P.F. certificate as original gum

3,250
0
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3611
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Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 3611, 1873 Continental Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 156-179)30c Greenish Black (165), 30c Greenish Black (165)30c Greenish Black (165). Original gum, almost perfectly centered, light horizontal crease and nibbed perfs, otherwise Extremely Fine

3,250
650
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3612
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Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 3612, 1873 Continental Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 156-179)90c Rose Carmine (166), 90c Rose Carmine (166)90c Rose Carmine (166). Original gum, lightly hinged, brilliant color, fresh and Fine, with 2011 Weiss certificate

2,250
800
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3613
 
Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 3613, 1873 Continental Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 156-179)90c Rose Carmine (166), 90c Rose Carmine (166)90c Rose Carmine (166). Brilliant color, wide and balanced margins, cork and grid cancels, Extremely Fine, with 2013 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $550.00)

300
400
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3614
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Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 3614, 1873 Continental Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 156-179)5c Blue (179), 5c Blue (179)5c Blue (179). Original gum, lightly hinged, deep rich color, tiny corner crease at top right not mentioned on accompanying certificate, appears Very Fine, ex Geisler, with 1983 P.F. certificate

700
425
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3615
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Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 3615, 1873 Continental Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 156-179)5c Blue (179), 5c Blue (179)5c Blue (179). Block of four, original gum, couple minor h.r., fresh, deep rich color, few nibbed or short perfs at right, otherwise Fine-Very Fine, scarce block of the 5c Taylor 1875 Continental printing

3,750
550
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