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Sale 1096 — The Robert R. Hall Collection of Outstanding United States Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday-Thursday, 28-30 April, 2015

Category — 1873-75 Continental Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 156-166, 178-179)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
293
Pbl
1c-90c 1873-88 Bank Note Issue Plate Proof Blocks. 22 blocks of four, incl. Nos. 157P4, 160P4, 162P4-166P4, 183P4, 185P4, 205-211P4, 213P4-218P4, large margins, rich colors, Very Fine group

3,420
2,000
294
TC
Sale Number 1096, Lot Number 294, 1873-75 Continental Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 156-166, 178-179)1c-90c 1873 Continental Bank Note Co. Issue, Atlanta Trial Color Proofs on Card (156TC4-166TC4), 1c-90c 1873 Continental Bank Note Co. Issue, Atlanta Trial Color Proofs on Card (156TC4-166TC4)1c-90c 1873 Continental Bank Note Co. Issue, Atlanta Trial Color Proofs on Card (156TC4-166TC4). Complete set for all five colors and all 12 values of the series, large margins, rich colors, Very Fine, a rare complete set of Atlanta Trial Color proofs for the Bank Note issues, very few remain as intact sets

3,455
3,000
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295
TC
Sale Number 1096, Lot Number 295, 1873-75 Continental Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 156-166, 178-179)1c Black, Trial Color Proof on Card (156TC4), 1c Black, Trial Color Proof on Card (156TC4)1c Black, Trial Color Proof on Card (156TC4). Top imprint and plate no. 13 block of fourteen with part arrow at right, large margins, Very Fine and choice, unpriced as a plate block, Scott Retail as blocks of four and two singles

480
200
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296
og
Sale Number 1096, Lot Number 296, 1873-75 Continental Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 156-166, 178-179)1c Ultramarine (156), 1c Ultramarine (156)1c Ultramarine (156). Original gum, lightly hinged, brilliant color, wide and well-balanced margins, Extremely Fine, with 1996 P.F. certificate

225
750
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297
ogbl
Sale Number 1096, Lot Number 297, 1873-75 Continental Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 156-166, 178-179)1c Ultramarine (156), 1c Ultramarine (156)1c Ultramarine (156). Block of four, original gum, small h.r., pastel shade, bottom left stamp light bends/creases at bottom left, still Very Fine

1,050
325
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298
og
Sale Number 1096, Lot Number 298, 1873-75 Continental Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 156-166, 178-179)2c Brown (157), 2c Brown (157)2c Brown (157). Original gum, lightly hinged, intense shade and proof-like impression, wide margins, reperfed at top (not noted on certificate), appears Very Fine, with 1992 P.F. certificate

350
250
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299
og
Sale Number 1096, Lot Number 299, 1873-75 Continental Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 156-166, 178-179)3c Green, Continental Grill (158e), 3c Green, Continental Grill (158e)3c Green, Continental Grill (158e). With end roller grill at right, original gum, lightly hinged, rich color, wide margins, Very Fine and choice example of this unusual grill variety, this is the first end roller grill we have offered since keeping computerized records, with 1987 and 1989 P.F. certificates, the former for a pair, Scott Retail as the variety

950
3,250
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300
ogbl
Sale Number 1096, Lot Number 300, 1873-75 Continental Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 156-166, 178-179)6c Dull Pink (159), 6c Dull Pink (159)6c Dull Pink (159). Block of four, original gum, intense shade and impression, few minor perf separations sensibly reinforced (not mentioned on accompanying certificate)

EXTREMELY FINE ORIGINAL-GUM BLOCK OF FOUR OF THE 1873 6-CENT CONTINENTAL BANK NOTE COMPANY ISSUE.

Probably the last surviving block of this quality, since blockbusting has taken its toll.

With 1993 P.F. certificate

2,250
1,800
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301
og
Sale Number 1096, Lot Number 301, 1873-75 Continental Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 156-166, 178-179)7c Orange Vermilion (160), 7c Orange Vermilion (160)7c Orange Vermilion (160). Original gum, lightly hinged, brilliant color, wide margins, Very Fine, with 1995 P.F. certificate

1,150
450
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302
og
Sale Number 1096, Lot Number 302, 1873-75 Continental Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 156-166, 178-179)10c Brown (161), 10c Brown (161)10c Brown (161). Original gum, Jumbo margins, rich color, Extremely Fine, a spectacular example of the 10c 1873 Continental Bank Note Co. issue, ex Dr. Morris, with 1986 and 1995 P.F. certificates

900
2,700
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303
og
Sale Number 1096, Lot Number 303, 1873-75 Continental Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 156-166, 178-179)12c Blackish Violet (162), 12c Blackish Violet (162)12c Blackish Violet (162). Original gum, intense dark shade and proof-like impression, reperfed at left (not noted on certificate), appears Very Fine, with 1999 P.F. certificate

2,400
1,600
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304
og
Sale Number 1096, Lot Number 304, 1873-75 Continental Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 156-166, 178-179)15c Yellow Orange (163), 15c Yellow Orange (163)15c Yellow Orange (163). Original gum, lightly hinged, brilliant color, fresh and Fine, with 1995 P.F. certificate

2,250
1,700
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305
 
No Lot.
0
0
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306
og
Sale Number 1096, Lot Number 306, 1873-75 Continental Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 156-166, 178-179)90c Rose Carmine (166), 90c Rose Carmine (166)90c Rose Carmine (166). Original gum, lightly hinged, fresh color, attractive margins and centering, Fine, with 1984 P.F. certificate as Scott 155, which it is not

2,250
850
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307
og
Sale Number 1096, Lot Number 307, 1873-75 Continental Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 156-166, 178-179)90c Rose Carmine (166), 90c Rose Carmine (166)90c Rose Carmine (166). Slightly disturbed original gum, bright color, reperfed, Very Fine appearance

2,250
550
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308
ogbl
Sale Number 1096, Lot Number 308, 1873-75 Continental Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 156-166, 178-179)90c Rose Carmine (166), 90c Rose Carmine (166)90c Rose Carmine (166). Block of four, original gum, lightly hinged, brilliant color, beautifully centered

VERY FINE-EXTREMELY FINE ORIGINAL-GUM BLOCK OF THE 1873 90-CENT CONTINENTAL BANK NOTE COMPANY ISSUE.

With 1997 P.F. certificate

13,500
6,000
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309
og
Sale Number 1096, Lot Number 309, 1873-75 Continental Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 156-166, 178-179)2c Vermilion (178), 2c Vermilion (178)2c Vermilion (178). Original gum, lightly hinged, vivid color, well-balanced margins, Extremely Fine, with 1996 P.F. certificate

350
600
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310
ogbl
Sale Number 1096, Lot Number 310, 1873-75 Continental Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 156-166, 178-179)2c Vermilion (178), 2c Vermilion (178)2c Vermilion (178). Block of four, original gum, vibrant color, Fine-Very Fine, with 1988 P.F. certificate

1,750
650
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311
og
Sale Number 1096, Lot Number 311, 1873-75 Continental Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 156-166, 178-179)5c Blue (179), 5c Blue (179)5c Blue (179). Original gum, lightly hinged, intense shade and impression, well-balanced margins, Extremely Fine, the 5c 1875 Continental printing is very scarce in this choice original-gum condition, with 1996 P.F. certificate

700
1,500
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