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Sale 1134 — The Alan Collection of United States Stamps

Sale Date — Wednesday, 14 September, 2016

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*A buyer’s premium of 15% of the winning bid was added as part of the total purchase price on all lots in this sale. Buyers were responsible for applicable sales tax, customs duty and any other prescribed charges. By placing a bid, bidders agreed to the terms and conditions in effect at the time of the sale.

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

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
151
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Sale Number 1134, Lot Number 151, 1873 Continental Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 156-179)1c-15c 1873-75 Bank Note Issues, Balance (156/179), 1c-15c 1873-75 Bank Note Issues, Balance (156/179)1c-15c 1873-75 Bank Note Issues, Balance (156/179). Seven unused stamps, including Nos. 156, 158 (sound, P.S.E. OGph, VF-XF 85, SMQ $175.00), 158, 160, 163 and 179, mix of original gum and no gum, a few small faults including one reperfed, Fine-Very Fine appearing group, six certificates accompany, Scott Retail approximately $2,300.00

E. 500-750
700
152
og
Sale Number 1134, Lot Number 152, 1873 Continental Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 156-179)2c Brown (157), 2c Brown (157)2c Brown (157). Original gum, almost perfect centering, deep rich color, Extremely Fine Gem, as well-centered as can be found for an unused example of this issue, ex Laehder, with 1987 and 2012 P.F. certificates, with 2013 P.S.E. certificate (OGh, XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,850.00), only three original gum stamps have been graded higher (all at 95J)

350
1,300
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153
og
Sale Number 1134, Lot Number 153, 1873 Continental Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 156-179)6c Dull Pink (159), 6c Dull Pink (159)6c Dull Pink (159). Original gum, radiant color, well-proportioned margins, fresh and Extremely Fine, a pretty stamp, with 1999 and 2006 P.F. certificates (XF 90)

400
750
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154
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Sale Number 1134, Lot Number 154, 1873 Continental Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 156-179)10c Brown (161), 10c Brown (161)10c Brown (161). Unused (no gum), warm color, attractive balanced margins, single shorter perf at top, still Very Fine and choice, ex Laehder, with clear 1991 and 2012 P.F. certificates

275
325
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155
og
Sale Number 1134, Lot Number 155, 1873 Continental Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 156-179)12c Blackish Violet (162), 12c Blackish Violet (162)12c Blackish Violet (162). Original gum, lightly hinged, intense shade, reperfed at right, appears Very Fine

2,400
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156
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Sale Number 1134, Lot Number 156, 1873 Continental Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 156-179)30c Gray Black (165), 30c Gray Black (165)30c Gray Black (165). Unused (no gum), wide margins and well-centered, detailed impression on fresh paper, Extremely Fine, with 1990 P.F. and 2009 P.S.E. certificates (NG, VF-XF 85; SMQ $1,350.00)

1,300
800
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157
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Sale Number 1134, Lot Number 157, 1873 Continental Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 156-179)90c Rose Carmine (166), 90c Rose Carmine (166)90c Rose Carmine (166). Unused, regummed over tiny thins, bright color, well-centered, appears Extremely Fine, with 2016 P.F. certificate

750
225
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