Sale 1187 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Wednesday, 25 July, 2018

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

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
253
og
Sale 1187, Lot 253, 1873 Continental Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 156-166)1c Ultramarine (156). Original gum, lightly hinged, incredible Jumbo margins and precise centering, bright color, Extremely Fine Gem, a superb stamp, with 1999 P.F. and 2009 P.S.E. certificates (OGph, XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $1,600.00), since this stamp was certified by P.S.E. in 2009, it has stood alone as the only unused Scott 156 graded 95J in any gum condition, with none higher

200
1,400
254
ngbl
Sale 1187, Lot 254, 1873 Continental Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 156-166)2c Brown (157). Block of six with part imprint and part plate no. in top selvage, unused (no gum), bright color, few perf separations sensibly reinforced, top left stamp small toned spot, Fine-Very Fine appearance, scarce multiple, ex Frelinghuysen, Scott Retail as six no gum singles, Scott Catalogue assigns a 25% premium for a block of four versus four singles

840
200
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255
ogbl
Sale 1187, Lot 255, 1873 Continental Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 156-166)2c Brown (157). Horizontal block of eight, original gum, right block of six with h.r. between horizontal perfs reinforcing perf separations, rich color, Fine, Scott Retail as two blocks of four

3,300
0
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256
og
Sale 1187, Lot 256, 1873 Continental Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 156-166)3c Green (158). With partial plate no. 257 in top selvage, original gum, barest trace of hinging, choice centering, rich color on fresh paper, Extremely Fine

110
700
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257
 
3c Green (158, 184). Massive hoard of approximately 8,000 stamps (by owner's count) in two gallon-size plastic bags, we assume these are all Continental and American Bank Note Co. printings but it is possible there may be some National printings, we note a number of strips and pairs, faults to be expected for an accumulation such as this, many hours of sorting and study await the winner of this lot, Scott Retail approximately $8,000.00

E. 300-400
225
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258
ogbl
Sale 1187, Lot 258, 1873 Continental Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 156-166)6c Dull Pink (159). Horizontal block of eight with right selvage, original gum, positions 1-3 and 5 Mint N.H., others lightly hinged, fresh color, Fine, with 2015 P.F. certificate for a block of 12 (top row of four subsequently removed), Scot Retail as two hinged blocks of four

4,500
0
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259
og
Sale 1187, Lot 259, 1873 Continental Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 156-166)15c Yellow Orange (163). Original gum, wide margins at right and bottom from the edge of the sheet, vivid color, Fine, ex Curtis, with copy of 1995 P.F. certificate for a block of four (this the top right stamp)

2,000
650
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260
 
Sale 1187, Lot 260, 1873 Continental Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 156-166)30c Gray Black (165). Wide margins and well-centered, cork cancel, Extremely Fine, with 1999 P.F. and 2006 P.S.E. certificates (XF 90; SMQ $375.00)

130
200
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261
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Sale 1187, Lot 261, 1873 Continental Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 156-166)90c Rose Carmine (166). Original gum, lightly hinged, brilliant color

VERY FINE AND CHOICE ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 1873 90-CENT CONTINENTAL BANK NOTE COMPANY ISSUE.

Ex Geisler. With 1983 (for block of four, this the top right stamp) and 2007 P.F. certificates

2,100
1,800
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262
og
Sale 1187, Lot 262, 1873 Continental Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 156-166)90c Rose Carmine (166). Original gum, wide margins at sides, bright color, reperfed at right, appears Very Fine, with 2018 P.F. certificate

2,100
350
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263
og
Sale 1187, Lot 263, 1873 Continental Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 156-166)90c Rose Carmine (166). Slightly disturbed original gum, brilliant color, three wide margins, Very Fine, with 1988 P.F. certificate stating "previously hinged"

2,100
450
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