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Sale 1221 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Wednesday-Thursday, 27-28 May, 2020

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Category — 1875 Continental Bank Note Co. Hard Paper Special Printing (Scott 167-175)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1318
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Sale Number 1221, Lot Number 1318, 1875 Continental Bank Note Co. Hard Paper Special Printing (Scott 167-175)2c Dark Brown, Special Printing (168), 2c Dark Brown, Special Printing (168)2c Dark Brown, Special Printing (168). Without gum as issued, rich color, perfs trimmed off at left, certificate states reperfed at right, but in our opinion it is not (the holes gauge perfectly and have the irregular shapes of genuine perfs)

VERY FINE APPEARING EXAMPLE OF THE 2-CENT 1875 CONTINENTAL BANK NOTE COMPANY SPECIAL PRINTING.

Our census of Scott 168 contains 60 copies certified as genuine. Many have perfs scissors-trimmed on at least one side and many have perforations into the design. The example offered here is very presentable, and in our opinion it is genuinely perforated at right, not reperfed as the P.F. certificate states.

Census No. 168-UNC-60. With 2018 P.F. certificate

6,000
3,500
1319
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Sale Number 1221, Lot Number 1319, 1875 Continental Bank Note Co. Hard Paper Special Printing (Scott 167-175)7c Reddish Vermilion, Special Printing (171), 7c Reddish Vermilion, Special Printing (171)7c Reddish Vermilion, Special Printing (171). Without gum as issued, bright color, some scissors-separated perfs and short perfs at top (not mentioned on certificate), Very Fine appearance, with 1955 P.F. certificate, our census of Scott 171 contains fewer than 75 examples

4,000
2,700
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1320
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Sale Number 1221, Lot Number 1320, 1875 Continental Bank Note Co. Hard Paper Special Printing (Scott 167-175)12c Dark Violet, Special Printing (173), 12c Dark Violet, Special Printing (173)12c Dark Violet, Special Printing (173). Without gum as issued, deep color, wide natural straight edge at right, short perf at left and pulled perf at bottom

VERY FINE APPEARING EXAMPLE OF THE 12-CENT 1875 CONTINENTAL BANK NOTE COMPANY SPECIAL PRINTING.

Our census records for Scott 173 contain 71 certified examples.

With 2014 P.S.E. certificate

5,500
3,250
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1321
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Sale Number 1221, Lot Number 1321, 1875 Continental Bank Note Co. Hard Paper Special Printing (Scott 167-175)24c Dull Purple, Special Printing (175), 24c Dull Purple, Special Printing (175)24c Dull Purple, Special Printing (175). Without gum as issued, bright color, scissor-separated perfs all around (intact on three sides)

A FINE SOUND EXAMPLE OF THE 24-CENT 1875 CONTINENTAL BANK NOTE COMPANY SPECIAL PRINTING.

Our census of Scott 175 contains approximately 100 examples.

With 1979 P.F. certificate

3,400
2,700
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