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Sale 1180 — The David Wingate Collection of United States Stamps

Sale Date — Wednesday-Thursday, 11-12 April, 2018

Category — 1875 Continental Bank Note Co. Hard Paper Special Printing (Scott 167-177, 180-181)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
224
og
Sale Number 1180, Lot Number 224, 1875 Continental Bank Note Co. Hard Paper Special Printing (Scott 167-177, 180-181)3c Blue Green, Special Printing (169), 3c Blue Green, Special Printing (169)3c Blue Green, Special Printing (169). Without gum as issued, deep rich color, perfs scissors-separated as usual but intact on two sides, wide margins other sides

VERY FINE EXAMPLE OF THE 3-CENT CONTINENTAL HARD-PAPER SPECIAL PRINTING, SCOTT 169.

Our census of Scott 169 contains 35 examples certified as genuine by The Philatelic Foundation (including one on cover). Of these, only three have perforations all around and are confirmed as sound. The example offered here, in sound condition, with balanced margins and full perforations on three sides, should be considered desirable.

Census No. 169-UNC-23. With 1948 P.F. certificate

21,500
8,500
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