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Sale 1166 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday-Thursday, 24-26 October, 2017

Category — 1875 Reprint of 1857-60 Issue (Scott 40-47)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
652
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Sale Number 1166, Lot Number 652, 1875 Reprint of 1857-60 Issue (Scott 40-47)1c-90c 1875 Reprint of 1851-57 Issue (40-47), 1c-90c 1875 Reprint of 1851-57 Issue (40-47)1c-90c 1875 Reprint of 1851-57 Issue (40-47). Complete set, without gum as issued, all bright and fresh colors, usual centering and nibbed perfs or scissors separation, a few small faults

FINE APPEARING COMPLETE SET OF THE 1875 REPRINT OF THE 1857-60 ISSUE.

Complete sets are rarely offered. This is an excellent opportunity to complete the entire issue with attractive appearing stamps

20,950
6,250
653
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Sale Number 1166, Lot Number 653, 1875 Reprint of 1857-60 Issue (Scott 40-47)1c Bright Blue, Reprint (40), 1c Bright Blue, Reprint (40)1c Bright Blue, Reprint (40). Without gum as issued, bright color, Very Fine, with 1983 P.F. certificate

600
350
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654
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Sale Number 1166, Lot Number 654, 1875 Reprint of 1857-60 Issue (Scott 40-47)3c Scarlet, Reprint (41), 3c Scarlet, Reprint (41)3c Scarlet, Reprint (41). Without gum as issued, vivid color on bright paper, exceptionally well-centered for this difficult issue

EXTREMELY FINE. AN OUTSTANDING CENTERED EXAMPLE OF THE 3-CENT 1857 REPRINT.

The Continental Bank Note Company made a new plate for the 3c 1857 Reprint, consisting of 100 subjects. 10,000 stamps were printed (100 impressions). 479 of the 3c were sold. The P.S.E. Population Report reveals how rare it is in any kind of sound and centered condition. Only three stamps are graded 90 and only three are graded above 90, with the highest graded 95J (Siegel Sale 973, lot 62).

With 1990, 2000 P.F. and 2008 P.S.E. certificates (XF 90; SMQ $9,500.00)

3,000
4,000
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655
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Sale Number 1166, Lot Number 655, 1875 Reprint of 1857-60 Issue (Scott 40-47)3c Scarlet, Reprint (41), 3c Scarlet, Reprint (41)3c Scarlet, Reprint (41). Without gum as issued, vivid color on bright paper, wonderfully well-centered for this difficult issue with perfs clear of design on each side

VERY FINE AND CHOICE. A BEAUTIFUL EXAMPLE OF THE 3-CENT 1857 REPRINT.

The Continental Bank Note Company made a new plate for the 3c 1857 Reprint, consisting of 100 subjects. 10,000 stamps were printed (100 impressions). 479 of the 3c were sold. Most have perfs at least touching on one side and many show cut-in margins.

Ex Coulter. With 1975 P.F. and 2017 P.S.E. certificates (VF-XF 85; SMQ $6,500.00). Only six have graded higher and three others share this grade

3,000
4,750
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656
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Sale Number 1166, Lot Number 656, 1875 Reprint of 1857-60 Issue (Scott 40-47)5c Orange Brown, Reprint (42), 5c Orange Brown, Reprint (42)5c Orange Brown, Reprint (42). Without gum as issued, rich color, choice centering with perfs clear of design all around, Extremely Fine, only 878 sold, with 1982 P.F. certificate

1,250
2,900
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657
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Sale Number 1166, Lot Number 657, 1875 Reprint of 1857-60 Issue (Scott 40-47)5c Orange Brown, Reprint (42), 5c Orange Brown, Reprint (42)5c Orange Brown, Reprint (42). Without gum as issued, bright colors, perfs scissors-separated but intact, Fine, only 878 sold

1,250
325
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658
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Sale Number 1166, Lot Number 658, 1875 Reprint of 1857-60 Issue (Scott 40-47)5c Orange Brown, Reprint (42), 5c Orange Brown, Reprint (42)5c Orange Brown, Reprint (42). Gum added over tiny thin speck, bright color, reperfed (not noted on certificate), Fine appearance, only 878 sold, with 2001 A.P.S. certificate

1,250
400
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659
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Sale Number 1166, Lot Number 659, 1875 Reprint of 1857-60 Issue (Scott 40-47)10c Blue Green, Reprint (43), 10c Blue Green, Reprint (43)10c Blue Green, Reprint (43). Without gum as issued, deep rich color on bright paper, attractive centering and margins, most recent certificate states reperfed at left, Very Fine appearance, only 516 sold, with clear 1982 P.F. and 2017 P.S.E. certificates

2,750
1,700
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660
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Sale Number 1166, Lot Number 660, 1875 Reprint of 1857-60 Issue (Scott 40-47)12c Greenish Black, Reprint (44), 12c Greenish Black, Reprint (44)12c Greenish Black, Reprint (44). Without gum as issued, intense shade and impression

VERY FINE EXAMPLE OF THE 12-CENT 1857 REPRINT.

Only 489 sold. With 1985 P.F. certificate

3,000
1,800
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661
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Sale Number 1166, Lot Number 661, 1875 Reprint of 1857-60 Issue (Scott 40-47)24c Blackish Violet, Reprint (45), 24c Blackish Violet, Reprint (45)24c Blackish Violet, Reprint (45). Without gum as issued, deep rich color on bright paper, well-balanced margins top to bottom and side to side, reperfed at right (not mentioned on certificate), Very Fine appearance, only 479 sold, with clear 1984 P.F. certificate

3,250
1,600
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662
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Sale Number 1166, Lot Number 662, 1875 Reprint of 1857-60 Issue (Scott 40-47)30c Yellow Orange, Reprint (46), 30c Yellow Orange, Reprint (46)30c Yellow Orange, Reprint (46). Without gum as issued, vibrant color on bright paper, well-centered for this difficult issue

VERY FINE EXAMPLE OF THE 30-CENT 1857 REPRINT.

The Continental Bank Note Company reprinted the 30c stamp from the original plate of 200 subjects. 10,000 were printed (50 impressions). Only 480 were sold; the remaining 9,520 were destroyed on July 23, 1884.

With 1975 P.F. certificate

3,250
2,200
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663
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Sale Number 1166, Lot Number 663, 1875 Reprint of 1857-60 Issue (Scott 40-47)90c Deep Blue, Reprint (47), 90c Deep Blue, Reprint (47)90c Deep Blue, Reprint (47). Without gum as issued, deep shade and detailed impression, choice centering and margins

VERY FINE AND CHOICE EXAMPLE OF THE 90-CENT 1857 REPRINT.

The Continental Bank Note Company reprinted the 90c stamp from the original plate of 200 subjects. 10,000 were printed (50 impressions). Only 454 were sold; the remaining 9,546 were destroyed on July 23, 1884, by order of the Postmaster General.

With 1979 P.F. certificate

4,000
2,800
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664
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Sale Number 1166, Lot Number 664, 1875 Reprint of 1857-60 Issue (Scott 40-47)90c Deep Blue, Reprint (47), 90c Deep Blue, Reprint (47)90c Deep Blue, Reprint (47). Without gum as issued, rich color on bright paper, fresh and Fine, only 454 sold

3,850
1,600
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