Sale 1235 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Wednesday-Thursday, 19-20 May, 2021

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

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1036
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Sale 1235, Lot 1036, 1875 Reprint of 1857-60 Issue (Scott 40-47)1c Bright Blue, Reprint (40). Without gum as issued, bright color, reperfed at top not mentioned on accompanying certificate, appears Very Fine, with clear 1996 P.F. certificate

600
500
1037
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Sale 1235, Lot 1037, 1875 Reprint of 1857-60 Issue (Scott 40-47)3c Scarlet, Reprint (41). Without gum as issued, brilliant color, wide margins and very choice centering for an issue which is often found with perfs impinging on at least one side

EXTREMELY FINE 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), but only 479 of the 3c were sold.

P.F. certificate no. 438673 graded VF-XF 85 no longer accompanies. With 2007 P.S.E. certificate

2,850
4,750
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1038
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Sale 1235, Lot 1038, 1875 Reprint of 1857-60 Issue (Scott 40-47)5c Orange Brown, Reprint (42). Without gum as issued, balanced margins, bright color, Very Fine and choice, with 2000 P.F. certificate

1,200
2,000
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1039
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Sale 1235, Lot 1039, 1875 Reprint of 1857-60 Issue (Scott 40-47)10c Blue Green, Reprint (43). Without gum as issued, well-centered with unusually wide margins, bright color and sharp proof-like impression on fresh paper

VERY FINE AND CHOICE EXAMPLE OF THE 10-CENT 1857 REPRINT.

The Continental Bank Note Company made a new plate for the 10c 1857 Reprint, consisting of 100 subjects, using an original transfer roll. 10,000 stamps were printed (100 impressions). All are Type I stamps. 516 of the 10c were sold, and the remaining 9,484 were destroyed on July 23, 1884.

With 1990 P.S.E. certificate

2,500
4,250
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1040
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Sale 1235, Lot 1040, 1875 Reprint of 1857-60 Issue (Scott 40-47)12c Greenish Black, Reprint (44). Without gum as issued, attractive centering and intense shade on bright white paper

FRESH AND 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.

From our 1992 Rarities sale. With 1991 P.F. certificate

2,750
2,400
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1041
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Sale 1235, Lot 1041, 1875 Reprint of 1857-60 Issue (Scott 40-47)24c Blackish Violet, Reprint (45). Without gum as issued, deep rich color on bright paper, well-centered

VERY 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. Due to the narrow spacing between subjects, most have perforations touching the design at either top or bottom.

With 2015 P.S.E. certificate (VF 80; SMQ $4,250.00)

3,000
2,500
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1042
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Sale 1235, Lot 1042, 1875 Reprint of 1857-60 Issue (Scott 40-47)30c Yellow Orange, Reprint (46). Without gum as issued, vibrant color on bright paper, beautifully balanced margins, particularly for this difficult issue

VERY FINE AND CHOICE EXAMPLE OF THE 30-CENT 1857 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.

With 1997 P.S.E. certificate

3,000
3,500
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1043
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Sale 1235, Lot 1043, 1875 Reprint of 1857-60 Issue (Scott 40-47)90c Deep Blue, Reprint (47). Without gum as issued, deep rich color on bright paper, wide margins and choice centering

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. 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.

With 1998 P.F. and 2021 P.S.E. certificates (XF 90; SMQ $8,000.00). Only two examples grade higher (at 95) and three others share this grade

3,600
9,500
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