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Sale 1227 — Outstanding United States Stamps and Gold Coins

Sale Date — Monday-Friday, 19-23 October, 2020

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*A buyer’s premium of 18% of the winning bid was added as part of the total purchase price on all lots in this sale. Buyers were responsible for applicable sales tax, customs duty and any other prescribed charges. By placing a bid, bidders agreed to the terms and conditions in effect at the time of the sale.

Category — Newspapers and Periodicals (PR4-PR47)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
3734
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Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 3734, Newspapers and Periodicals (PR4-PR47)5c Light Blue, White Border, 1865 Issue (PR4), 5c Light Blue, White Border, 1865 Issue (PR4)5c Light Blue, White Border, 1865 Issue (PR4). Without gum as issued, rich color on bright paper, well-balanced margins, Very Fine and choice, scarce in sound condition

750
0
3735
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Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 3735, Newspapers and Periodicals (PR4-PR47)5c-25c Newspaper, 1875 Special Printing, Imperforate (PR5 var- PR7 var), 5c-25c Newspaper, 1875 Special Printing, Imperforate (PR5 var- PR7 var)5c-25c Newspaper, 1875 Special Printing, Imperforate (PR5 var- PR7 var). Without gum as issued, each with top right corner sheet margins, brilliant colors

EXTREMELY FINE SET OF THE 1875 CONTINENTAL BANK NOTE COMPANY IMPERFORATE SPECIAL PRINTING OF THE FIRST NEWSPAPER ISSUE. VERY RARE IN THIS CHOICE CONDITION.

According to the Scott Catalogue, Continental Bank Note Co. made a second special printing from new plates, which did not have the colored border. They exist both perforated and imperforate, and were not regularly issued.

Each with 2006 P.S.E. certificate. Scott value for the set

3,750
1,800
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3736
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Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 3736, Newspapers and Periodicals (PR4-PR47)10c Dark Bluish Green, 1875 Reprint (PR6), 10c Dark Bluish Green, 1875 Reprint (PR6)10c Dark Bluish Green, 1875 Reprint (PR6). Without gum as issued, with "National Bank Note Co. New York top imprint selvage, deep rich color and wide margins, Very Fine and choice, scarce with the imprint

250
300
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3737
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Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 3737, Newspapers and Periodicals (PR4-PR47)5c Dark Blue, White Border (PR8), 5c Dark Blue, White Border (PR8)5c Dark Blue, White Border (PR8). Without gum as issued, "National Bank Note Co. New York 38" imprint at top, well-centered, Very Fine and choice

650
0
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3738
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Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 3738, Newspapers and Periodicals (PR4-PR47)96c Rose, 1875 Issue (PR23), 96c Rose, 1875 Issue (PR23)96c Rose, 1875 Issue (PR23). Unused (no gum), rich color and detailed impression, Very Fine, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate

775
1,200
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3739
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Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 3739, Newspapers and Periodicals (PR4-PR47)$1.92 Dark Brown, 1875 Issue (PR24), $1.92 Dark Brown, 1875 Issue (PR24)$1.92 Dark Brown, 1875 Issue (PR24). Original gum, h.r., intense shade, Fine, with 1997 P.F. certificate

1,750
500
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3740
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Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 3740, Newspapers and Periodicals (PR4-PR47)$3.00 Vermilion, 1875 Issue (PR25), $3.00 Vermilion, 1875 Issue (PR25)$3.00 Vermilion, 1875 Issue (PR25). Original gum, vibrant color, Fine, with 2003 P.F. certificate

2,500
850
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3741
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Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 3741, Newspapers and Periodicals (PR4-PR47)$6.00 Ultramarine, 1875 Issue (PR26), $6.00 Ultramarine, 1875 Issue (PR26)$6.00 Ultramarine, 1875 Issue (PR26). Part original gum, h.r., rich color, light gum staining is really from hinge, Very Fine, with 1997 P.F. certificate

4,000
700
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3742
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Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 3742, Newspapers and Periodicals (PR4-PR47)$6.00 Ultramarine, 1875 Issue (PR26), $6.00 Ultramarine, 1875 Issue (PR26)$6.00 Ultramarine, 1875 Issue (PR26). Original gum, brilliant color, wide margins, vertical crease at right, Very Fine appearance, ex Wingate

4,000
600
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3743
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Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 3743, Newspapers and Periodicals (PR4-PR47)$6.00 Ultramarine, 1875 Issue (PR26), $6.00 Ultramarine, 1875 Issue (PR26)$6.00 Ultramarine, 1875 Issue (PR26). Disturbed original gum, bright color, few slightly blunted perfs at bottom mentioned on certificate but they are essentially fully formed, Fine, with 2020 P.F. certificate

4,000
750
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3744
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Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 3744, Newspapers and Periodicals (PR4-PR47)$9.00 Yellow, 1875 Issue (PR27), $9.00 Yellow, 1875 Issue (PR27)$9.00 Yellow, 1875 Issue (PR27). Disturbed original gum described on accompanying certificate as original gum, vibrant color, Fine and scarce, with 2001 P.F. certificate

4,500
850
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3745
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Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 3745, Newspapers and Periodicals (PR4-PR47)$9.00 Yellow, 1875 Issue (PR27), $9.00 Yellow, 1875 Issue (PR27)$9.00 Yellow, 1875 Issue (PR27). Slightly disturbed original gum, vivid color, small corner crease and toned spot at bottom left, otherwise Fine and scarce, ex Wingate

4,500
650
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3746
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Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 3746, Newspapers and Periodicals (PR4-PR47)$12.00 Blue Green, 1875 Issue (PR28), $12.00 Blue Green, 1875 Issue (PR28)$12.00 Blue Green, 1875 Issue (PR28). Part disturbed original gum that covers almost the entire back of the stamp, rich color, tiny corner creases at bottom, Very Fine appearance, with 2002 P.F. certificate

4,750
3,000
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3747
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Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 3747, Newspapers and Periodicals (PR4-PR47)$24.00 Dark Gray Violet, 1875 Issue (PR29), $24.00 Dark Gray Violet, 1875 Issue (PR29)$24.00 Dark Gray Violet, 1875 Issue (PR29). Disturbed original gum, h.r., intense shade and impression, three wide margins, Very Fine, small purple backstamp, with 2002 P.F. certificate

4,750
1,400
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Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 3748, Newspapers and Periodicals (PR4-PR47)$24.00 Dark Gray Violet, 1875 Issue (PR29), $24.00 Dark Gray Violet, 1875 Issue (PR29)$24.00 Dark Gray Violet, 1875 Issue (PR29). Unused (no gum), deep rich color, fresh and Very Fine, with 1972 and 2020 P.F. certificates

1,850
650
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3749
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Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 3749, Newspapers and Periodicals (PR4-PR47)$36.00 Brown Rose, 1875 Issue (PR30), $36.00 Brown Rose, 1875 Issue (PR30)$36.00 Brown Rose, 1875 Issue (PR30). Disturbed original gum, attractive margins and centering, tiny gum soaks at bottom left, appears Very Fine, with 2020 P.F. certificate

5,000
1,200
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3750
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Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 3750, Newspapers and Periodicals (PR4-PR47)$36.00 Brown Rose, 1875 Issue (PR30), $36.00 Brown Rose, 1875 Issue (PR30)$36.00 Brown Rose, 1875 Issue (PR30). Original gum, h.r., Very Good, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate

5,000
750
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Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 3751, Newspapers and Periodicals (PR4-PR47)$48.00 Red Brown, 1875 Issue (PR31), $48.00 Red Brown, 1875 Issue (PR31)$48.00 Red Brown, 1875 Issue (PR31). Unused (no gum), intense shade on bright paper, fresh and Fine example of this rarity, ex Hoffman, with 2002 P.S.E. certificate

2,600
550
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3752
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Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 3752, Newspapers and Periodicals (PR4-PR47)$60.00 Violet, 1875 Issue (PR32), $60.00 Violet, 1875 Issue (PR32)$60.00 Violet, 1875 Issue (PR32). Original gum, h.r., detailed impression on bright paper, thin in upper left corner, crease in upper right corner, Very Fine appearance, with 2003 P.S.E. certificate

6,500
1,400
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Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 3753, Newspapers and Periodicals (PR4-PR47)$60.00 Violet, 1875 Issue (PR32), $60.00 Violet, 1875 Issue (PR32)$60.00 Violet, 1875 Issue (PR32). Unused (no gum), rich color, attractive margins and centering, reperfed at bottom, appears Very Fine, with 2015 P.F. certificate

2,400
600
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3754
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Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 3754, Newspapers and Periodicals (PR4-PR47)2c Gray Black, 1875 Special Printing (PR33), 2c Gray Black, 1875 Special Printing (PR33)2c Gray Black, 1875 Special Printing (PR33). Without gum as issued, intense shade, well-centered, fresh and Very Fine, with 2018 P.F. certificate (VF 80)

700
375
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3755
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Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 3755, Newspapers and Periodicals (PR4-PR47)2c Gray Black, 1875 Special Printing (PR33), 2c Gray Black, 1875 Special Printing (PR33)2c Gray Black, 1875 Special Printing (PR33). Without gum as issued, detailed impression, Very Fine, with 1991 P.F. certificate

700
180
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3756
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Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 3756, Newspapers and Periodicals (PR4-PR47)3c Gray Black, 1875 Special Printing (PR34), 3c Gray Black, 1875 Special Printing (PR34)3c Gray Black, 1875 Special Printing (PR34). Without gum as issued, crisp impression, well-balanced margins, Very Fine, with 2001 P.F. certificate

700
200
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3757
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Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 3757, Newspapers and Periodicals (PR4-PR47)4c Gray Black, 1875 Special Printing (PR35), 4c Gray Black, 1875 Special Printing (PR35)4c Gray Black, 1875 Special Printing (PR35). Without gum as issued, detailed impression on bright paper, unusually wide margins, Very Fine and choice, ex Wingate, with copy of 1993 P.S.E. certificate

700
0
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3758
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Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 3758, Newspapers and Periodicals (PR4-PR47)8c Gray Black, 1875 Special Printing (PR37), 8c Gray Black, 1875 Special Printing (PR37)8c Gray Black, 1875 Special Printing (PR37). Without gum as issued, bright shade, fresh and Very Fine, with 2001 P.F. certificate

975
350
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3759
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Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 3759, Newspapers and Periodicals (PR4-PR47)9c Gray Black, 1875 Special Printing (PR38), 9c Gray Black, 1875 Special Printing (PR38)9c Gray Black, 1875 Special Printing (PR38). Without gum as issued, proof-like impression on bright paper, Very Fine, ex Geisler, with 2002 and 2014 P.F. certificates

1,050
400
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3760
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Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 3760, Newspapers and Periodicals (PR4-PR47)9c Gray Black, 1875 Special Printing (PR38), 9c Gray Black, 1875 Special Printing (PR38)9c Gray Black, 1875 Special Printing (PR38). Without gum as issued, detailed impression, Very Fine, only 1,795 sold, with 2002 P.F. certificate

1,050
300
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3761
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Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 3761, Newspapers and Periodicals (PR4-PR47)10c Gray Black, 1875 Special Printing (PR39), 10c Gray Black, 1875 Special Printing (PR39)10c Gray Black, 1875 Special Printing (PR39). Without gum as issued, charcoal shade on bright white paper, Very Fine, only 1,499 sold, ex Drucker, with 1988 and 2008 P.F. certificates (F-VF 75)

1,400
600
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3762
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Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 3762, Newspapers and Periodicals (PR4-PR47)10c Gray Black, 1875 Special Printing (PR39), 10c Gray Black, 1875 Special Printing (PR39)10c Gray Black, 1875 Special Printing (PR39). Without gum as issued, intense impression, Very Fine, only 1,499 sold, pink line on back not noted on certificate, with 2001 P.F. certificate

1,400
450
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3763
 
Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 3763, Newspapers and Periodicals (PR4-PR47)12c Pale Rose, 1875 Special Printing (PR40), 12c Pale Rose, 1875 Special Printing (PR40)12c Pale Rose, 1875 Special Printing (PR40). Without gum as issued, bright color on crisp white paper, Very Fine, only 1,313 sold, with 2020 P.F. certificate

1,500
700
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3764
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Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 3764, Newspapers and Periodicals (PR4-PR47)12c Pale Rose, 1875 Special Printing (PR40), 12c Pale Rose, 1875 Special Printing (PR40)12c Pale Rose, 1875 Special Printing (PR40). Without gum as issued, vibrant color, Fine, only 1,313 sold, with 2000 P.F. certificate

1,500
450
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3765
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Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 3765, Newspapers and Periodicals (PR4-PR47)24c Pale Rose, 1875 Special Printing (PR41), 24c Pale Rose, 1875 Special Printing (PR41)24c Pale Rose, 1875 Special Printing (PR41). Without gum as issued, brilliant color, wide margins, Very Fine, only 411 sold, with 1988 P.F. certificate

2,100
950
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3766
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Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 3766, Newspapers and Periodicals (PR4-PR47)24c Pale Rose, 1875 Special Printing (PR41), 24c Pale Rose, 1875 Special Printing (PR41)24c Pale Rose, 1875 Special Printing (PR41). Without gum as issued, rich color on bright paper, Fine, only 411 sold, with copy of 2001 P.F. certificate

2,100
600
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3767
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Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 3767, Newspapers and Periodicals (PR4-PR47)36c Pale Rose, 1875 Special Printing (PR42), 36c Pale Rose, 1875 Special Printing (PR42)36c Pale Rose, 1875 Special Printing (PR42). Without gum as issued, rich color on bright paper, Fine, only 330 sold, with 1998 A.P.S. certificate

2,800
1,200
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3768
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Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 3768, Newspapers and Periodicals (PR4-PR47)48c Pale Rose, 1875 Special Printing (PR43), 48c Pale Rose, 1875 Special Printing (PR43)48c Pale Rose, 1875 Special Printing (PR43). Without gum as issued, rich color on bright paper, two tiny toned spots at right center near margin, otherwise Fine, only 268 sold, with 2002 P.F. certificate

3,750
950
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3769
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Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 3769, Newspapers and Periodicals (PR4-PR47)60c Pale Rose, 1875 Special Printing (PR44), 60c Pale Rose, 1875 Special Printing (PR44)60c Pale Rose, 1875 Special Printing (PR44). Without gum as issued, radiant color, choice centering for this difficult issue

VERY FINE. AN ATTRACTIVE SOUND EXAMPLE OF THE 60-CENT 1875 CONTINENTAL NEWSPAPER SPECIAL PRINTING.

Only 222 sold. Most tend to be off-center and/or have small faults. With 2002 P.F. certificate

4,750
2,900
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3770
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Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 3770, Newspapers and Periodicals (PR4-PR47)72c Pale Rose, 1875 Special Printing (PR45), 72c Pale Rose, 1875 Special Printing (PR45)72c Pale Rose, 1875 Special Printing (PR45). Without gum as issued, radiant color, choice centering with balanced margins

EXTREMELY FINE EXAMPLE OF THE 72-CENT 1875 CONTINENTAL SPECIAL PRINTING.

Only 174 sold. Ex Geisler. With 1995 P.S.E. certificate

4,500
3,250
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3771
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Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 3771, Newspapers and Periodicals (PR4-PR47)72c Pale Rose, 1875 Special Printing (PR45), 72c Pale Rose, 1875 Special Printing (PR45)72c Pale Rose, 1875 Special Printing (PR45). Without gum as issued, brilliant color, attractive margins and centering for this difficult issue

VERY FINE SOUND EXAMPLE OF THE 72-CENT 1875 CONTINENTAL SPECIAL PRINTING.

Only 174 sold. Most tend to be significantly off center on two sides. With 1992 and 2003 P.F. certificates

4,500
2,800
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3772
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Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 3772, Newspapers and Periodicals (PR4-PR47)84c Pale Rose, 1875 Special Printing (PR46), 84c Pale Rose, 1875 Special Printing (PR46)84c Pale Rose, 1875 Special Printing (PR46). Without gum as issued, brilliant color, choice centering with wide and balanced margins, short perf at lower right not mentioned on certificate

EXTREMELY FINE EXAMPLE OF THE 84-CENT 1875 CONTINENTAL NEWSPAPER SPECIAL PRINTING.

Only 164 sold. Many are off-center or have faults. With 1971 A.P.S. certificate

5,250
1,600
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3773
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Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 3773, Newspapers and Periodicals (PR4-PR47)84c Pale Rose, 1875 Special Printing (PR46), 84c Pale Rose, 1875 Special Printing (PR46)84c Pale Rose, 1875 Special Printing (PR46). Without gum as issued, rich color, three wide margins to clear of design at right, single short perf at top

FINE EXAMPLE OF THE 84-CENT 1875 CONTINENTAL NEWSPAPER SPECIAL PRINTING.

Only 164 sold. With 1976 P.F. certificate

5,250
1,400
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3774
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Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 3774, Newspapers and Periodicals (PR4-PR47)96c Pale Rose, 1875 Special Printing (PR47), 96c Pale Rose, 1875 Special Printing (PR47)96c Pale Rose, 1875 Special Printing (PR47). Without gum as issued, radiant color, tiny negligible thin speck not mentioned on certificate

FINE APPEARING EXAMPLE OF THE 96-CENT 1875 CONTINENTAL NEWSPAPER SPECIAL PRINTING.

Only 141 sold. A Power Search review shows that the centering on the example offered here is typical -- very few are known with decent centering and without faults. Ex Lutwak. Red backstamp. With 1976 P.F. certificate

8,500
2,800
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