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Sale 1040 — Outstanding United States Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday-Thursday, 26-28 March, 2013

Category — 1873-75 Bank Note Issue (Scott 156-179)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1418
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Sale Number 1040, Lot Number 1418, 1873-75 Bank Note Issue (Scott 156-179)1c Ultramarine (156), 1c Ultramarine (156)1c Ultramarine (156). Original gum, lightly hinged, bright color, well-balanced margins, Extremely Fine, with 1994 P.F. and 2007 P.S.E. certificates (OGph, VF-XF 85; SMQ $350.00)

225
350
1419
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Sale Number 1040, Lot Number 1419, 1873-75 Bank Note Issue (Scott 156-179)2c Brown (157), 2c Brown (157)2c Brown (157). Original gum, h.r., rich color, well-balanced margins, Extremely Fine, with 2005 P.F. certificate

350
375
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1420
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Sale Number 1040, Lot Number 1420, 1873-75 Bank Note Issue (Scott 156-179)3c Green, With Grill (158e), 3c Green, With Grill (158e)3c Green, With Grill (158e). Block of four, original gum, h.r. where few minor perf separations sensibly reinforced, rich color, clear grills, Fine, a rare block of four of the 3c with Continental J Grill, with 2006 P.F. certificate, Scott Retail as singles

2,000
550
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1421
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Sale Number 1040, Lot Number 1421, 1873-75 Bank Note Issue (Scott 156-179)6c Dull Pink (159), 6c Dull Pink (159)6c Dull Pink (159). Top left corner imprint and plate no. 18 block of eighteen, original gum, fresh and bright color, choice centering throughout, few light vertical creases, couple expertly rejoined perf separations

EXTREMELY FINE APPEARANCE. A BEAUTIFUL AND RARE IMPRINT AND PLATE NUMBER MULTIPLE OF THE 6-CENT 1873 CONTINENTAL BANK NOTE COMPANY ISSUE.

Scott Retail as plate block of twelve, block of four and pair.

21,600
4,250
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1422
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Sale Number 1040, Lot Number 1422, 1873-75 Bank Note Issue (Scott 156-179)7c Orange Vermilion (160), 7c Orange Vermilion (160)7c Orange Vermilion (160). Original gum, lightly hinged, radiant color, well-balanced margins, Extremely Fine, a pretty stamp, with 1999 and 2006 P.F. certificates (XF 90)

1,150
2,100
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1423
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Sale Number 1040, Lot Number 1423, 1873-75 Bank Note Issue (Scott 156-179)10c Brown (161), 10c Brown (161)10c Brown (161). Original gum, lightly hinged, rich color, perfectly balanced margins, Extremely Fine, a superb stamp, with 2002 P.F. certificate

1,000
1,500
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1424
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Sale Number 1040, Lot Number 1424, 1873-75 Bank Note Issue (Scott 156-179)10c Brown (161), 10c Brown (161)10c Brown (161). Block of fifteen, top row original gum, bottom two rows range from almost full original gum to part original gum, few h.r. where perf separations sensibly reinforced, Fine, a scarce large multiple of the 1873 Continental Bank Note Co. Issue, Scott Retail as two blocks of four, three pairs and a single $18,600.00

E. 1,500-2,000
850
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1425
 
Sale Number 1040, Lot Number 1425, 1873-75 Bank Note Issue (Scott 156-179)10c Brown (161), 10c Brown (161)10c Brown (161). Brilliant color, gorgeous centering, light strike of red "New York Paid All" circular datestamp, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2012 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $250.00)

31
475
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1426
 
Sale Number 1040, Lot Number 1426, 1873-75 Bank Note Issue (Scott 156-179)12c Blackish Violet (162), 12c Blackish Violet (162)12c Blackish Violet (162). Deep rich color on crisp paper, bold strike of New York Foreign Mail Pinwheel cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, a beautiful stamp, with 2005 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $740.00), none have graded higher

140
700
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1427
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Sale Number 1040, Lot Number 1427, 1873-75 Bank Note Issue (Scott 156-179)15c Yellow Orange (163), 15c Yellow Orange (163)15c Yellow Orange (163). Unused (no gum), vibrant color, Very Fine, with 2005 P.S.E. certificate

800
600
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1428
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Sale Number 1040, Lot Number 1428, 1873-75 Bank Note Issue (Scott 156-179)30c Gray Black (165), 30c Gray Black (165)30c Gray Black (165). Unused (no gum), intense shade and proof-like impression, Jumbo margins, Extremely Fine, with 1979 and 2005 P.F. certificates.

1,100
950
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1429°
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Sale Number 1040, Lot Number 1429, 1873-75 Bank Note Issue (Scott 156-179)90c Rose Carmine (166), 90c Rose Carmine (166)90c Rose Carmine (166). Original gum, lightly hinged, brilliant color, unusually choice centering with wide and balanced margins

EXTREMELY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 90-CENT 1873 CONTINENTAL BANK NOTE COMPANY ISSUE.

With 2005 P.F. and 2009 P.S.E. certificates.

2,250
4,000
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1430
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Sale Number 1040, Lot Number 1430, 1873-75 Bank Note Issue (Scott 156-179)90c Rose Carmine (166), 90c Rose Carmine (166)90c Rose Carmine (166). Original gum, lightly hinged, brilliant color and paper, long and full perforations, Very Fine, with 1988 and 2005 P.F. certificates

2,250
1,000
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1431
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Sale Number 1040, Lot Number 1431, 1873-75 Bank Note Issue (Scott 156-179)12c Dark Violet, Special Printing (173), 12c Dark Violet, Special Printing (173)12c Dark Violet, Special Printing (173). Without gum as issued, rich color on bright paper, well-balanced margins, perfs scissors-separated as usual but intact on all four sides

VERY FINE AND CHOICE EXAMPLE OF THE 12-CENT 1875 CONTINENTAL BANK NOTE COMPANY SPECIAL PRINTING.

Our recently updated census records for Scott 173 contain 70 certified examples.

With 2007 P.F. certificate.

6,500
4,250
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1432
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Sale Number 1040, Lot Number 1432, 1873-75 Bank Note Issue (Scott 156-179)24c Dull Purple, Special Printing (175), 24c Dull Purple, Special Printing (175)24c Dull Purple, Special Printing (175). Without gum as issued, rich color on bright paper, scissors-separated as usual but with intact perforations on all four sides

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

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

With 2007 P.S.E. certificate.

4,500
2,100
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1433
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Sale Number 1040, Lot Number 1433, 1873-75 Bank Note Issue (Scott 156-179)5c Blue (179), 5c Blue (179)5c Blue (179). Original gum, intense shade and impression, Extremely Fine, with 1998 P.F. certificate

700
850
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