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
97
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Sale 1096, Lot 97, 1875 Reprint of 1857-60 Issue (Scott 40-47)3c Scarlet, Reprint (41). Without gum as issued, remarkably well-centered, most unusual for this tightly-spaced issue, magnificent color and impression

VERY 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). 479 of the 3c were sold, and the remaining 9,521 were destroyed on July 23, 1884, by order of the Postmaster General.

With 1989 P.F. certificate

3,000
2,000