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Sale 956 — The Jay Hoffman Collection of United States Stamps

Sale Date — Thursday-Friday, 8-9 May, 2008

Category — 1875 Continental Bank Note Co. Special Printing

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
164
og
Sale Number 956, Lot Number 164, 1875 Continental Bank Note Co. Special Printing2c Dark Brown, Special Printing (168), 2c Dark Brown, Special Printing (168)2c Dark Brown, Special Printing (168). Without gum as issued, trace of captured imprint at bottom, deep shade and proof-like impression, without scissors-trimmed perfs (a few short or nibbed)

FINE AND ATTRACTIVE EXAMPLE OF THE 1875 2-CENT CONTINENTAL SPECIAL PRINTING.

Our recently completed review of records found only 55 copies of Scott 168 certified as genuine. Of these, 22 have straight edges on at least one side and several are faulty.

Ex Caspary, Hetherington and Golin. With 1957 P.F. certificate

8,250
3,250
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