Sale 1096 — The Robert R. Hall Collection of Outstanding United States Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday-Thursday, 28-30 April, 2015

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

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
103
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Sale 1096, Lot 103, 1875 Reprint of 1857-60 Issue (Scott 40-47)90c Deep Blue, Reprint (47). Without gum as issued, deep rich color on bright paper, unusually well-centered

VERY FINE AND CHOICE CXAMPLE OF THE 90-CENT 1857 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 1985 P.F. certificate

4,000
3,250