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Sale 1217 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday, 3 March, 2020

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

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
797
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Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 797, 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 with bright and fresh colors, usual mixed centering but without the nibbed perfs or scissors separation often encountered, just a few minor flaws including 3c faint corner crease and small inking flaw, 10c s.e. at right, 24c "regummed" (could easily be soaked)

OVERALL FINE. AN ATTRACTIVE AND SELDOM OFFERED COMPLETE SET OF THE 1875 REPRINT OF THE 1857-60 ISSUE.

Complete sets are rarely offered. This is only the third we have sold since 1993. This is an excellent opportunity to complete the entire issue with attractive stamps

19,175
9,000
798
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Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 798, 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, choice centering, bright color, reperfed at bottom (not noted on certificate), appears Extremely Fine, with 1996 P.F. certificate

575
400
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799
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Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 799, 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, choice centering, rich color, light corner creases, Very Fine appearance

575
225
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800
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Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 800, 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, vibrant color, attractive margins and exceptionally choice centering for this narrowly spaced reprint

VERY FINE. AN OUTSTANDING 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, and the remaining 9,521 were destroyed on July 23, 1884, by order of the Postmaster General.

Ex Kantor. With 1961 P.F. certificate

2,750
3,750
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801
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Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 801, 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, brilliant color, attractive centering and margins, couple tiny toned specks, appears Fine, only 479 sold

2,750
1,500
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802
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Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 802, 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, intense shade and impression, two pulled perfs at lower left, otherwise Very Fine, only 479 sold

2,750
800
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803
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Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 803, 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, unusually wide margin at left, reperfed at top, Fine appearance, only 479 sold, with 1969 P.F. certificate

2,750
800
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804
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Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 804, 1875 Reprint of 1857-60 Issue (Scott 40-47)12c Greenish Black, Reprint (44), 12c Greenish Black, Reprint (44)12c Greenish Black, Reprint (44). Attractive margins and centering, intense shade

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 on July 23, 1884, by order of the Postmaster General.

With 1968 P.F. certificate

2,750
2,600
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805
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Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 805, 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, Fine, only 489 sold

2,750
1,050
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806
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Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 806, 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, intense shade on bright paper

EXTREMELY FINE EXAMPLE OF THE 24-CENT 1857 REPRINT.

The Continental Bank Note Company reprinted the 24c stamp from the original plate of 200 subjects. 10,000 were printed (50 impressions). Only 479 were sold; the remaining 9,521 were destroyed on July 23, 1884, by order of the Postmaster General. Due to the narrow spacing between subjects, many have perforations touching the design at either top or bottom. The example offered here, with unusually choice centering, is a remarkable stamp.

With 1968 and 2020 P.F. certificates

3,000
5,250
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807
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Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 807, 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, three wide margins, perfs in at top, Fine, only 479 sold

3,000
1,100
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808
og
Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 808, 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, vivid color, well-balanced margins

VERY FINE AND CHOICE EXAMPLE OF THE 30-CENT 1860 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, by order of the Postmaster General.

Ex Kantor. With 1962 P.F. certificate

3,000
3,500
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809
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Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 809, 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, radiant color, perfs partly scissors-separated but intact, small thin spot at top, Fine appearance, only 480 sold, with 1965 P.F. certificate

3,000
800
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810
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Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 810, 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, reperfed at top, single pulled perf at upper right, otherwise Fine, only 480 sold

3,000
900
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811
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Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 811, 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, bright color, three wide and balanced margins, vertical crease, appears Fine, only 480 sold

3,000
750
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812
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Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 812, 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 rich color and proof-like impression, wide margins

VERY FINE AND CHOICE. A FRESH AND UNUSUALLY 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 1974 P.F. certificate

3,500
2,900
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813
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Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 813, 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 rich color on bright paper, reperfed at right (not mentioned on accompanying certificate), Very Fine appearance, only 454 sold, with 1998 P.S.E. certificate

3,500
1,550
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814
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Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 814, 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, wide margins at sides, reperfed at left, otherwise Fine, only 454 sold, with 1974 P.F. certificate

3,500
1,200
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