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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
169
og
Sale Number 956, Lot Number 169, 1875 Continental Bank Note Co. Special Printing12c Dark Violet, Special Printing (173), 12c Dark Violet, Special Printing (173)12c Dark Violet, Special Printing (173). Without gum as issued, scissors-separated as usual but with perforations intact all around, deep rich color, choice centering

EXTREMELY FINE EXAMPLE OF THE 1875 12-CENT CONTINENTAL BANK NOTE COMPANY SPECIAL PRINTING.

Our recent review of copies certified by the Philatelic Foundation found approximately 60 examples of Scott 173.

Ex Geisler. With 1952, 1992 and 2007 P.F. certificates

7,250
6,250
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