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Sale 1192 — United States Stamps including Confederate States and Hawaii

Sale Date — Wednesday-Friday, 14-16 November, 2018

Category — 1873-75 Continental Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 156-166, 171)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
255
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Sale Number 1192, Lot Number 255, 1873-75 Continental Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 156-166, 171)3c Green (158). Mint N.H, 3c Green (158). Mint N.H3c Green (158). Mint N.H., uncommonly wide margins, brilliant color on fresh paper, Very Fine, with 1994 P.F. certificate showing selvage which has been removed, Scott Retail as hinged

110
160
256
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Sale Number 1192, Lot Number 256, 1873-75 Continental Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 156-166, 171)3c Green (158). Mint N.H, 3c Green (158). Mint N.H3c Green (158). Mint N.H., attractively centered, rich color, Very Fine, Scott Retail as hinged

110
150
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257
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Sale Number 1192, Lot Number 257, 1873-75 Continental Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 156-166, 171)6c Dull Pink (159), 6c Dull Pink (159)6c Dull Pink (159). Original gum, barely hinged, beautiful centering and lovely pastel color, Extremely Fine, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, XF 90; SMQ $925.00), this is the highest grade we have offered in one of our auctions in either hinged or Mint N.H. condition

375
750
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258
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Sale Number 1192, Lot Number 258, 1873-75 Continental Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 156-166, 171)7c Orange Vermilion (160), 7c Orange Vermilion (160)7c Orange Vermilion (160). Block of four, original gum, h.r., radiant color, few minor perf separations at top, Fine-Very Fine and scarce, we have offered only four other blocks of this issue over the past 15 years, with 1976 P.F. certificate

6,000
1,100
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259
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Sale Number 1192, Lot Number 259, 1873-75 Continental Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 156-166, 171)10c Brown (161), 10c Brown (161)10c Brown (161). Original gum, bright color, wide margins, fresh and Very Fine, with 2013 P.F. certificate (VF-XF 85)

800
1,000
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260
 
Sale Number 1192, Lot Number 260, 1873-75 Continental Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 156-166, 171)10c Brown, Double Paper (161a), 10c Brown, Double Paper (161a)10c Brown, Double Paper (161a). Lightly cancelled, clearly showing the variety with bottom right corner showing separation of the two layers of paper, few faults not mentioned on accompanying certificates, Very Fine, scarce, we were unable to find another in Power Search, ex Dr. Morris, with 1994 and 2013 P.S.E. certificates

900
375
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261
ng
Sale Number 1192, Lot Number 261, 1873-75 Continental Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 156-166, 171)10c Brown, Silk Paper (161 var), 10c Brown, Silk Paper (161 var)10c Brown, Silk Paper (161 var). Unused (no gum), rich color, showing several noticeable silk fibers, wide margins, Very Fine, scarce paper variety, with 1989 P.F. certificate, Scott Retail as with gum

1,400
250
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262
 
Sale Number 1192, Lot Number 262, 1873-75 Continental Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 156-166, 171)90c Rose Carmine (166), 90c Rose Carmine (166)90c Rose Carmine (166). Brilliant color on bright paper, bold circle of small wedges cancel, well-balanced margins, Extremely Fine, a pretty stamp, with 2014 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $625.00)

275
300
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263
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Sale Number 1192, Lot Number 263, 1873-75 Continental Bank Note Co. Issue (Scott 156-166, 171)7c Reddish Vermilion, Special Printing (171), 7c Reddish Vermilion, Special Printing (171)7c Reddish Vermilion, Special Printing (171). Without gum as issued, scissors-separated leaving full and intact perfs on three sides, brilliant color, wide margins

EXTREMELY FINE. A SCARCE SOUND AND CENTERED EXAMPLE OF THE 7-CENT 1875 CONTINENTAL BANK NOTE COMPANY SPECIAL PRINTING.

Our census of Scott 171 contains 71 certified examples plus one uncertified copy. Most stamps were scissors-separated, affecting the perforations on at least one side.

Census No. 171-UNC-15. Ex Chapin. With 1957, 2003 P.F. and 2014 P.S.E. certificates

4,000
2,800
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