1873-75 Continental Bank Note (156-66, 178-79)

Sale 3027 Part I - United States Stamps and Covers
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  • Lot# : 1130 1873-75 Continental Bank Note (156-66, 178-79)

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    156, 1873 1c Ultramarine, fine strike of Intricate Geometric NYFM cancel (Weiss No. GE-EP4) ties 1c ultramarine (156), rich color, faulty on 1875 1c postal card (UX3) to Brandenburg, Germany, light strike of origin "Mansfield O. Dec 20" cds duplexed with target cancel also ties 1c, red "New York Br. Transit Dec 22" exchange cds, endorsed "closed mail via Engl.", carried on the last voyage of Cunard Line Russia from New York to Queenstown arriving December 31; 1875 message, Very Fine, a rare use of a NYFM cancel on a postal card originating outside of New York City
    Start Price : 150 USD
    Current Opening : 150 USD
    Hammer price : 150 USD

    Lot# : 1131 1873-75 Continental Bank Note (156-66, 178-79)

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    156, 1873 1c Ultramarine, 8-Point Circled Star NYFM cancel (Weiss No. ST-8P3) ties 1c ultramarine (156), well centered with rich color, on 1c postal card (UX3) to Neuchatel, Switzerland, red "New York Paid All Via Bremen Aug 5" exchange cds, carried by NGL Line Donau from New York to Southampton arriving August 15, Neuchatel (8.19) arrival backstamp, 1874 message, Very Fine
    Start Price : 120 USD
    Current Opening : 120 USD
    Hammer price : 120 USD

    Lot# : 1132 1873-75 Continental Bank Note (156-66, 178-79)

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    158, 1873 3c Green, PO fresh with unblenished o.g. and "just printed" color, o.g., NH, Very Fine; with copy of 2014 PSE certificate for block from which this single originated (Scott $110 for hinged)
    Start Price : 130 USD
    Current Opening : 140 USD
    Hammer price : 160 USD

    Lot# : 1133 1873-75 Continental Bank Note (156-66, 178-79)

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    158, 1873 3c Green, bold strikes of Circle of Wedges NYFM cancel (Weiss No. TR-W10) on two 3c Green (158) singles, rich color, on 1876 cover to Germany, partial "New York P.O. Jul" exchange cds, forwarded locally upon receipt with Heidelberg (8.10.76) cds, Very Fine; 2003 P.F. certificate
    Start Price : 120 USD
    Current Opening : 120 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 1134 1873-75 Continental Bank Note (156-66, 178-79)

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    Catalog# : 159
    159, 1873 6c Dull Pink, just Fine, tied on cover to Germany by near complete NYFM cancel (Cole NYFM-45), additionally tied by partial red New York cds, german transit backstamp, Very Fine.
    Start Price : 75 USD
    Current Opening : 75 USD
    Hammer price : 140 USD

    Lot# : 1135 1873-75 Continental Bank Note (156-66, 178-79)

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    160, 1873 7c Orange vermilion, two bold strikes of Intricate Geometric NYFM cancel (Weiss No. GE-EN7) tie two 7c vermilion (160) singles on cover to Brunswick, Germany, partial red New York Br. Transit exchange cds, endorsed "p. Hansa closed mail," German (1.2) arrival backstamp; reduced slightly at left and small edge faults, Very Fine strikes
    Start Price : 150 USD
    Current Opening : 150 USD
    Hammer price : 230 USD

    Lot# : 1136 1873-75 Continental Bank Note (156-66, 178-79)

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    Catalog# : 161
    161, 1873 10c Brown, Fine, tied on outer FLS to Switzerland by gem strike of NYFM cancel (Cole NYFM-35), name in address panel ms. obliterated, slightly impinging on adhesive, some light edge toning, otherwise F-VF.
    Start Price : 100 USD
    Current Opening : 100 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 1137 1873-75 Continental Bank Note (156-66, 178-79)

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    162, 1873 12c Blackish violet, unused, fresh and Fine (Scott $725)
    Start Price : 100 USD
    Current Opening : 100 USD
    Hammer price : 240 USD

    Lot# : 1138 1873-75 Continental Bank Note (156-66, 178-79)

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    166, 1873 90c Rose carmine, nicely centered with light cancel, Very Fine (Scott $275)
    Start Price : 75 USD
    Current Opening : 120 USD
    Hammer price : 120 USD

    Lot# : 1139 1873-75 Continental Bank Note (156-66, 178-79)

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    178, 1875 2c Vermilion, unusual unlisted Circle of Wedges-type NYFM cancel (Weiss No. TR-W unlisted) cancels 2c vermilion (178), rich color, on 1c postal card (UX5) to Scotland, red "New York P.O. Nov 21" exchange cds, Dunfermline (12.5.76) arrival backstamp; 2c faulty at left, a Very Fine and unusual use, 2003 P.F. certificate
    Start Price : 120 USD
    Current Opening : 120 USD
    Hammer price : 120 USD
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