Sale 1150 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Wednesday, 1 March, 2017

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

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
634
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Sale 1150, Lot 634, 1875 Reprint of 1857-60 Issue (Scott 40-47)1c Bright Blue, Reprint (40). Without gum as issued, bright color, light corner perf creases at right, Very Fine appearance

600
250
635
og
Sale 1150, Lot 635, 1875 Reprint of 1857-60 Issue (Scott 40-47)3c Scarlet, Reprint (41). Without gum as issued, vibrant color, fresh and Fine, only 479 sold

3,000
1,300
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636
Pbl
Sale 1150, Lot 636, 1875 Reprint of 1857-60 Issue (Scott 40-47)5c Orange Brown, Plate Proof on India (42P3). Top margin block of four, rich color on bright paper, top right stamp small thin spot typical of India paper, light crease in bottom stamps, appears Very Fine

550
200
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637
og
Sale 1150, Lot 637, 1875 Reprint of 1857-60 Issue (Scott 40-47)5c Orange Brown, Reprint (42). Without gum as issued, vivid color, Very Fine, only 878 sold

1,250
550
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638
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Sale 1150, Lot 638, 1875 Reprint of 1857-60 Issue (Scott 40-47)5c Orange Brown, Reprint (42). Without gum as issued, warm shade, few perfs scissors-separated at left, Fine

1,250
350
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639°
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Sale 1150, Lot 639, 1875 Reprint of 1857-60 Issue (Scott 40-47)10c Blue Green, Reprint (43). Without gum as issued, exceptional depth of color on bright paper, wide margins and well-centered

A VERY FINE AND CHOICE EXAMPLE OF THE 10-CENT 1857 REPRINT.

The Continental Bank Note Company made a new plate for the 10c 1857 Reprint, consisting of 100 subjects, using an original transfer roll. 10,000 stamps were printed (100 impressions). All are Type I stamps. 516 of the 10c were sold, and the remaining 9,484 were destroyed on July 23, 1884, by order of the Postmaster General.

With 2016 P.F. certificate (VF-XF 85)

2,750
4,500
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640°
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Sale 1150, Lot 640, 1875 Reprint of 1857-60 Issue (Scott 40-47)10c Blue Green, Reprint (43). Without gum as issued, deep rich color on bright paper, choice centering for this difficult issue

EXTREMELY FINE EXAMPLE OF THE 10-CENT 1857 REPRINT.

The Continental Bank Note Company made a new plate for the 10c 1857 Reprint, consisting of 100 subjects, using an original transfer roll. 10,000 stamps were printed (100 impressions). All are Type I stamps. 516 of the 10c were sold, and the remaining 9,484 were destroyed on July 23, 1884, by order of the Postmaster General.

With 2007 P.F. certificate

2,750
3,250
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641
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Sale 1150, Lot 641, 1875 Reprint of 1857-60 Issue (Scott 40-47)10c Blue Green, Reprint (43). Without gum as issued, rich color, centered to top left, some pulled perfs, otherwise Fine, only 516 sold

2,750
550
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642
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Sale 1150, Lot 642, 1875 Reprint of 1857-60 Issue (Scott 40-47)12c Greenish Black, Reprint (44). Without gum as issued, fresh color and paper

VERY FINE EXAMPLE OF THE 12-CENT 1857 ISSUE REPRINT.

The Continental Bank Note Company made a new plate for the 12c 1857 Reprint, consisting of 100 subjects, using an original transfer roll. 10,000 stamps were printed (100 impressions). 489 of the 12c were sold, and the remaining 9,511 were destroyed.

With 1972 and 1991 P.F. certificates

3,000
1,300
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643
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Sale 1150, Lot 643, 1875 Reprint of 1857-60 Issue (Scott 40-47)12c Greenish Black, Reprint (44). Without gum as issued, intense shade and impression, centered to bottom with huge top margin (a top-row position), Fine, only 489 sold

3,000
700
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644
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Sale 1150, Lot 644, 1875 Reprint of 1857-60 Issue (Scott 40-47)24c Blackish Violet, Reprint (45). Without gum as issued, rich color, choice centering, perfs scissors-separated but mostly intact, Fine, only 479 sold, with 1968 P.F. certificate

3,250
1,100
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645
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Sale 1150, Lot 645, 1875 Reprint of 1857-60 Issue (Scott 40-47)30c Yellow Orange, Reprint (46). Without gum as issued, vibrant color and detailed impression, Fine, only 480 sold, with 1978 P.F. certificate

3,250
1,300
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646
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Sale 1150, Lot 646, 1875 Reprint of 1857-60 Issue (Scott 40-47)30c Yellow Orange, Reprint (46). Without gum as issued, vivid color, pulled perfs at top and right, otherwise Fine, only 480 sold

3,250
750
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647°
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Sale 1150, Lot 647, 1875 Reprint of 1857-60 Issue (Scott 40-47)90c Deep Blue, Reprint (47). Without gum as issued, deep rich color on bright paper, well-balanced margins

EXTREMELY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL EXAMPLE OF THE 90-CENT 1860 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 2004 P.F. certificate

3,850
4,500
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648
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Sale 1150, Lot 648, 1875 Reprint of 1857-60 Issue (Scott 40-47)90c Deep Blue, Reprint (47). Without gum as issued, deep rich color on bright paper, few short perfs, otherwise Fine, only 454 sold

3,850
1,300
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