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Sale 1150 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Wednesday, 1 March, 2017

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

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
785
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Sale Number 1150, Lot Number 785, 1873 Continental Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 156-166)2c Brown, Double Paper (157a), 2c Brown, Double Paper (157a)2c Brown, Double Paper (157a). Original gum, h.r., rich color, clearly showing the variety, Fine and scarce, this is the first original-gum single we have offered since keeping computerized records

1,500
325
786
og
Sale Number 1150, Lot Number 786, 1873 Continental Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 156-166)3c Green, With Grill, End Roller Grill (158e-158e-158e var), 3c Green, With Grill, End Roller Grill (158e-158e-158e var)3c Green, With Grill, End Roller Grill (158e-158e-158e var). Horizontal strip of three, left stamps with normal grill, right stamp with end roller grill, original gum, rich color, right stamp small pinholes from strongly impressed grill, Fine and very desirable multiple, Scott Retail as singles

2,350
2,100
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787
og
Sale Number 1150, Lot Number 787, 1873 Continental Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 156-166)6c Dull Pink, With Grill (159b), 6c Dull Pink, With Grill (159b)6c Dull Pink, With Grill (159b). Original gum, h.r., bright color, few pinholes caused by strongly impressed grill which is typical for this issue, light horizontal crease at bottom, Fine appearance

1,800
375
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788
ogbl
Sale Number 1150, Lot Number 788, 1873 Continental Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 156-166)7c Orange Vermilion (160), 7c Orange Vermilion (160)7c Orange Vermilion (160). Block of four, original gum, brilliant color

FRESH AND FINE. A RARE SOUND, ORIGINAL-GUM BLOCK OF THE 1873 7-CENT CONTINENTAL BANK NOTE ISSUE.

We have offered only three other blocks of this issue in over 15 years and two had faults. The last sound example we offered was in our 2003 Rarities sale

6,500
600
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789°
nh
Sale Number 1150, Lot Number 789, 1873 Continental Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 156-166)10c Brown (161). Mint N.H, 10c Brown (161). Mint N.H10c Brown (161). Mint N.H., beautiful deep rich shade, 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 four others in Mint N.H. condition since keeping computerized records.

With 2005 P.F. certificate. Scott Retail as hinged

900
5,250
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790
ng
Sale Number 1150, Lot Number 790, 1873 Continental Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 156-166)10c Brown, Silk Fibers (161 var), 10c Brown, Silk Fibers (161 var)10c Brown, Silk Fibers (161 var). Unused (no gum), rich color, wide margins, Very Fine, this variety is identified by its tiny dark silk fibers throughout the paper, visible only under magnification, it is also found on most of the other Continental printings, including the 1875 Issue, but not among the National and American printings, with 1983 P.F. certificate, Scott Retail as with gum

1,400
325
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791
ogbl
Sale Number 1150, Lot Number 791, 1873 Continental Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 156-166)10c Brown (161), 10c Brown (161)10c Brown (161). Bottom right corner selvage block of six, original gum, few appear Mint N.H., bright color, centered to top, Fine, an attractive and rare corner position multiple, Scott Retail as block of four and pair

7,000
475
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792
og
Sale Number 1150, Lot Number 792, 1873 Continental Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 156-166)30c Greenish Black (165), 30c Greenish Black (165)30c Greenish Black (165). Original gum, h.r., intense shade with a clear greenish cast, Fine

4,000
325
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