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1875 "Hard Paper" Special Printings

Lots 2187-2196 Lot 2197

Lot 2187 ()   

1875, 1¢ ultramarine, C.B.N.C. "Hard Paper" Special Printing, without gum as issued, usual scissor separations with intact perfs on two sides, rich brilliant color on bright paper, Very Fine; with 2021 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 167    $14,000.

AN ATTRACTIVE SOUND EXAMPLE OF THE 1875 1¢ CONTINENTAL SPECIAL PRINTING ISSUE.

The Siegel census records only 49 examples with fewer than ten having perforation on all four sides.

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Current Opening Bid: $3,750

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Lot 2188 ()   

1875, 2¢ dark brown, C.B.N.C. "Hard Paper" Special Printing, without gum as issued, scissor-cut as usual but perfs virtually intact on three sides, fresh and bright, Very Fine; with 2021 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 168    $6,000.

AN EXCEPTIONAL 2¢ CONTINENTAL SPECIAL PRINTING.

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Current Opening Bid: $1,600

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Lot 2189 ()   

1875, 3¢ blue green, C.B.N.C. "Hard Paper" Special Printing, without gum as issued, wide margins with perfs clear of design at right, usual scissor separations with intact perfs at right and top, stunningly rich intense color and remarkable freshness, Very Fine, the rarest of the Continental Special Printing issues; with 1983 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 169    $21,500.

A STRIKING SOUND EXAMPLE OF THE 1875 3¢ CONTINENTAL SPECIAL PRINTING ISSUE.

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Lot 2190 ()   

1875, 6¢ dull rose, C.B.N.C. "Hard Paper" Special Printing, without gum as issued, well centered amid wide margins, with usual scissor clipped perfs leaving full perforations at top and right, bright vibrant color on fresh paper, Very Fine, one of the more difficult values of the set to find in nice quality; with 1952 and 1991 P.F. certificates.
Scott No. 170    $18,000.

The Siegel census records 36 examples with approximately half having trimmed perfs on at least one side and others having small faults or poor centering.

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Current Opening Bid: $3,250

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Lot 2191 ()   

1875, 7¢ reddish vermilion, C.B.N.C. "Hard Paper" Special Printing, without gum as issued, exceptionally fresh with brilliant color, scissor-cut as usual but perfs intact on three sides, Very Fine, ex-Isleham; signed Kelleher "DFK", with 2021 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 171    $4,000.

A GORGEOUS 7¢ CONTINENTAL SPECIAL PRINTING.

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Current Opening Bid: $1,150

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Lot 2192 ()   

1875, 10¢ pale brown, C.B.N.C. "Hard Paper" Special Printing, without gum as issued, scissor separated with intact perforations on three sides, centered to top with wide nicely balanced margins around, rich bright color, Very Fine, an extremely rare special printing issue, approximately 38 examples recorded with many bearing small flaws, ex-C. Cole; with 1960 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 172    $17,000.

AN ATTRACTIVE SOUND FULL MARGIN EXAMPLE OF THE 1875 10¢ CONTINENTAL SPECIAL PRINTING ISSUE.

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Current Opening Bid: $2,200

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Lot 2193 ()   

1875, 12¢ dark violet, C.B.N.C. "Hard Paper" Special Printing, without gum as issued, deep rich color, scissor-cut as usual but perfs intact on three sides, Very Fine; with 2021 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 173    $5,500.

AN OUTSTANDING EXAMPLE OF THE 12¢ CONTINENTAL SPECIAL PRINTING.

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Current Opening Bid: $1,450

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Lot 2194 ()   

1875, 15¢ bright orange, C.B.N.C. "Hard Paper" Special Printing, without gum as issued, rich vivid color, choice centering with scissor separations showing full perforations on three sides, Extremely Fine, only 38 certified examples are recorded; signed Ward, with 1990 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 174    $15,500.

AN EXCEPTIONAL SOUND EXAMPLE OF THE RARE 1875 15¢ CONTINENTAL SPECIAL PRINTING ISSUE.

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Current Opening Bid: $6,000

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Lot 2195 ()   

1875, 24¢ dull purple, C.B.N.C. "Hard Paper" Special Printing, without gum as issued, scissor-cut as usual (perfs intact on three sides),exceptional color, F.-V.F.; with 2021 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 175    $3,500.

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Current Opening Bid: $725

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Lot 2196 ()   

1875, 30¢ greenish black, C.B.N.C. "Hard Paper" Special Printing, without gum as issued, with scissor separated perfs full to blunt with perfs slightly into design at lower right, vibrant rich color, tiny thin at top, Fine appearance, a very rare example of the 24¢ Continental Bank Note Special Printing issue, ex-Cunliffe; with 1980 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 176    $12,000.

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Current Opening Bid: $1,150

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