Terms of SaleBid IncrementsGradingLinksContact

Sale 78: The Westpex Sale

Previous ChapterTable of ContentsNext Chapter

1873-1875 Continental Bank Note Co. Issue

Lots 1693-1696

Lot 1693 P   

1873, 1¢ black, trial color plate proof on card, top plate block of 16, generous margins and quite choice; top margin slightly modified, Very Fine, unpriced in Scott as plate block.
Scott No. 156TC4    Estimate $400 - 600.

all lots for this sale will be subject to a 15% buyer's premium

Current Opening Bid: $290

email this lot to a friend

Lot 1694 o   

1873, 2¢ brown, double paper, neat central Maltese cross cancel, exceptional centering amid beautifully balanced margins, rich deep color, an Extremely Fine gem, a search for certified examples of this variety revealed only a very small number of used examples exist, grossly undercataloged in Scott; with 1999 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 157a    $200.

CERTAINLY ONE THE FINEST KNOWN EXAMPLES OF THE 1873 2¢ BANKNOTE ON DOUBLE PAPER.

all lots for this sale will be subject to a 15% buyer's premium

Current Opening Bid: $290

email this lot to a friend

Lot 1695 o   

1873, 10¢ brown, imperf between, bold cork cancel, bright color, negligible corner crease at bottom left, otherwise Very Fine, a fresh and striking example of this Continental rarity, a tremendous exhibition piece, ex Isleham; with 1986 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 161d    $17,500.

THE ONLY RECORDED EXAMPLE OF THE 1873 10¢ CONTINENTAL BANK NOTE ISSUE IMPERFORATE BETWEEN.

It is the only known example of a Bank Note issue imperf between, other than the 3¢ Continental and the 2¢ Special Printing of 1883.

all lots for this sale will be subject to a 15% buyer's premium

Current Opening Bid: $6,250

email this lot to a friend

Lot 1696    

1873, 90¢ rose carmine, o.g., fairly light hinging, beautiful rich bright color on fresh paper, Very Fine, a striking stamp; with 2001 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 166    $2,250.

all lots for this sale will be subject to a 15% buyer's premium

Current Opening Bid: $600

email this lot to a friend

Lots 1693-1696

Previous ChapterTable of ContentsNext Chapter