Sale 913 — 2006 Rarities of the World

Sale Date — Saturday, 13 May, 2006

Category — 1875 Continental Bank Note Co. Special Printing

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Sale 913, Lot 759, 1875 Continental Bank Note Co. Special Printing2c Carmine Vermilion, Special Printing (180). Without gum as issued, intense color and proof-like impression, full and intact perfs all around without any scissors-separation

FRESH AND FINE EXAMPLE OF THE 1875 2-CENT CARMINE VERMILION CONTINENTAL SPECIAL PRINTING. ONE OF THE RAREST OF ALL BANK NOTE SPECIAL PRINTINGS. ONLY 24 EXAMPLES ARE RECORDED IN OUR CENSUS.

Our census of Scott 180 published in the Zoellner catalogue (and updated at our website at: http://siegelauctions.com/enc/census/180/180.htm) records 24 examples of this rare Special Printing, one of which is in the New York Public Library collection.

Census No. 180-UNC-04. With 1948, 1965 and 2002 P.F. certificates.

60,000
42,500