Sale 1159 — 2017 Rarities of the World

Sale Date — Tuesday, 27 June, 2017

Category — 1873 Continental Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 156-166)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
165
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Sale 1159, Lot 165, 1873 Continental Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 156-166)10c Brown (161). Mint N.H., beautiful deep rich shade, extra wide and well-proportioned margins

EXTREMELY FINE. AN EXCEEDINGLY RARE MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 1873 10-CENT CONTINENTAL BANK NOTE ISSUE. VERY FEW ARE KNOWN IN MINT NEVER-HINGED CONDITION.

We have offered only five others in Mint N.H. condition since keeping computerized records. This example has the widest margins of that small group.

With 2009 P.S.E. certificate. Scott Retail as hinged

900
2,800
166
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Sale 1159, Lot 166, 1873 Continental Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 156-166)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
1,600
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167
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Sale 1159, Lot 167, 1873 Continental Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 156-166)15c Yellow Orange (163). Original gum, lightly hinged, radiant color, well-balanced margins

EXTREMELY FINE ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 1873 15-CENT CONTINENTAL BANK NOTE COMPANY ISSUE.

Ex "Scarsdale" and "Cloudrest". With 1992, 2000 and 2007 P.F. certificates.

2,250
1,800
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