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Continental Bank Note Issues

Scott Catalog Nos. 156 - 176

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Essays

182-E4b – “Goodalls”
1c Complete set of five “Goodall” die essays on proof paper, sound. Very Scarce. Ex-Pacetti $2,500.00

182-E4c 233A
1c Black, blue, and brown, die essays pulled on ivory glazed paper, typical size. Scarce. Ex-Pacetti SCV: $750.00 Net $500.00 Each

182-E4c 233B
1c Scarlet, die essay pulled on ivory glazed paper almost full size for this. Scarce. Ex-Pacetti $750.00

184-E8b 1879 Harris coupon essay
3c Black engraved on ivory paper and probably unique or one of two known. Ex-Brazer
$1,000.00

184-E8a
3c Black coupon, dated, on bond paper, imperforate. Very rare. $350.00

184-E8c
3c Blue-green single coupon, dated, on bond paper, gummed and perforated.
$125.00 each

184-E8d
3c Blue-green single coupon, undated, on bond paper, gummed and perforated.
$50.00 each

184-E10b
3c Gray-black “Goodall” die essay pulled on proof paper. Rare.
$350.00

184-E10b
3c Dull blue “Goodall” die essay pulled on proof paper. Rare.
$350.00

184-E10c
3c Black-brown die essay pulled on ivory glazed paper.
$600.00

184-E10c
3c Blue die essay pulled on ivory glazed paper.
$600.00

184-E10c
3c Blue die essay pulled on ivory glazed paper.
$600.00

184-E10c
3c Black die essay pulled on ivory glazed paper.
$475.00

184-E10c
3c Scarlet die essay pulled on ivory glazed paper.
$600.00

184-E10c
3c Scarlet die essay pulled on ivory glazed paper. The largest we have seen.
$750.00

184-E11c
3c Black-brown die essay pulled on ivory glazed paper. The smaller example is
$500.00 the larger is $750.00

184-E11c
3c Scarlet die essay pulled on ivory glazed paper.
$500.00

184-E12a Full size
3c Black die essay pulled on thick proof paper and die sunk on full size card blotter. Rarely found full size as most have been cut down. Ex-Finkelburg.
$750.00

184-E12a Full size
3c Scarlet die essay pulled on thick proof paper and die sunk on full size card blotter. Rarely found full size as most have been cut down. Ex-Finkelburg.
$750.00

184-E12b
3c Scarlet die essay pulled on white glazed paper. Full size for this. Rarely found full size as most have been cut down
$750.00

184-E12b
3c Blue die essay pulled on white glazed paper. Full size for this. Rarely found full size as most have been cut down
$750.00

184-E12b
3c Blue die essays pulled on white glazed paper. These were cut down and mounted in ABNCo. director’s books as evidenced by the glue spots on the back.
$350.00 each

184-E12b
3c Black and Black-brown die essays pulled on white glazed paper. Ex-Finkelburg.
$350.00 each

184-E12c
3c Black plate essay on India paper. Ex-Barwis and still mounted on a portion of his exhibit page.
$125.00

184-E12c
3c Black and green plate essays on India paper.
$100.00 each

184-E12d
3c perforated plate essays on white paper and gummed. Two colors available: Dull scarlet, and Brown.
$80.00 each

184-E13b
3c Black die essay pulled on white glazed paper. Full size for this. Rarely found full size as most have been cut down
$750.00

184-E13b
3c Blue die essay pulled on white glazed paper and somewhat reduced in size.
$600.00

184-E13c
3c plate essays on India paper. Four colors available: Brown, Green. Black and Scarlet.
$100.00 each

184-E13c
3c Brown plate essay pair India paper. Ex-Barwis and still mounted on a portion of his exhibit page.
$200.00

184-E13d
3c perforated plate essays on white paper and gummed. Four colors available: Dull scarlet, Green, Yellow and Yellow-brown.
$75.00 each

184-E14b
3c Blue die essay pulled on ivory glazed paper, somewhat reduced in size.
$350.00

184-E14b
3c Scarlet die essay pulled on white glazed paper. Full size for this. Rarely found full size as most have been cut down
$500.00

184-E14b
3c Blue die essay pulled on white glazed paper. Full size for this. Rarely found full size as most have been cut down
$500.00

184-E14b
3c Black-brown die essay pulled on ivory glazed paper, somewhat reduced in size.
$400.00

184-E15c
3c Blue die essay pulled on ivory glazed paper.
$750.00

184-E15c 234
3c Brown die essay pulled on ivory glazed paper. $750.00

184-E15a Variety
3c Green die essay pulled on India paper and die sunk on card blotter and trimmed to just inside the die sinkage. This is the “Portage” error and is only listed as a hybrid which this is not. Quite scarce!
$1,000.00

184-E15c
3c Blue die essay pulled on ivory glazed paper. Full size and rare thus!
$1,000.00

190-E3a
3c Bull brown “Goodall” die essay pulled on proof paper.
$500.00

190-E3b
3c Black die essay pulled on ivory glazed paper.
$750.00

190-E3b
3c Black, Black-brown and Blue die essays pulled on ivory glazed paper.
$750.00 each for the first two and $300.00 for the third
 

Experiments
 

Laid Papers

156-E2
1c Blue on pale rose heavy horizontal laid experimental paper, OG. Ex-Fekete
$150.00

158-E1
3c green on pale rose heavy horizontal laid experimental paper, OG, HR.
$150.00 each

161-E1
10c Brown on pale rose heavy horizontal laid experimental paper, OG, HR. Right example with PF certificate.
$150.00 each.

178-E1
2c Vermilion on pale rose heavy horizontal laid experimental paper, OG.
$150.00 each

179-E4
5c Blue on pale rose heavy horizontal laid experimental paper. First NG, second OG.
$2500.00 each


Patents

158-E2 Blocks Schnoble patent
3c Green Schnoble patent. Impression lays on top of pink varnish coated paper, OG.
$400.00 each

158-E
3c Green Schnoble pink varnish patent on salmon surface tinted paper, OG. Ex-Finkelburg
$150.00

158-E
3c Green Schnoble pink varnish patent on pink surface tinted paper, NG. Ex-Finkelburg
$150.00

158-E
3c Green Schnoble pink varnish patent, imperforate top left sheet margin copy. The paper was coated with a light pink varnish prior to printing.
$125.00

158-E Fletcher patent
3c Green stamp with a series of eight “U” shaped die cuts arranged in a circle. Note that one is missing, OG.
$200.00

158-E Massey patent – Part sheet of 40
3c Green double paper with nine holes (in a circle) in the top layer. The sheet is defaced with pen strokes.
$3,250.00

158-E Massey patent – Part sheet of 80
3c Green double paper with nine holes (in a circle) in the top layer. The sheet is defaced with pen strokes. The bottom row is cut off midway through the stamps.
$5,250.00
 

Chemical Papers

156-E
1c Ultramarine on chemical paper. Very rare in this condition. Most examples known are very close to black which makes it all but impossible to make out the design. Ex-Finkelburg $100.00 The black one is $50.00

165-E
30c Black on chemical paper. Very rare in this condition. Most examples known are very close to black which makes it all but impossible to make out the design. Ex-Finkelburg $250 each The black one on the bottom is
$50.00

166-E
90c Carmine on chemical paper. Very rare in this condition. Most examples known are very close to black which makes it all but impossible to make out the design.
$300.00

 

Die Proofs

156P1
1c Ultramarine die proof pulled on India paper and die sunk on card blotter. Somewhat reduced from full size.
$450.00

157P1
2c Brown die proof pulled on India paer and die sunk on card blotter. Ex-Burrows $275.00

157TC1
2c Deep rose die proof pulled on India paper and still affixed to the original card blotter. Ex-Liberman
$850.00

165P1 Two different shades
30c Black and Greenish black die proofs pulled on India paper and die sunk on card blotters, reduced to within a inch of the die sinkage area. Ex-Finkelburg and still mounted on a portion of his exhibit page.
$350.00 each

166P1
90c Rose-carmine die proof pulled on India paper and die sunk on card blotter, reduced to within 3/4 inch of the die sinkage area.
$400.00
 

Goodall Die Proofs

162TC2
12c Deep brown and Dull gray-blue “Goodall” die proofs pulled on india paper.
$600.00 each

162TC2a-f “Goodall” small die proofs 229
15c Complete set of five colors of the “Goodall” small die proofs on India paper. Very scarce! $3,000.00

 

Roosevelt Small Die Proofs

157P2
2c Brown Roosevelt small die proof still affixed to the original gray card backing.
$175.00 each

158P2
3c Green Roosevelt small die proof still affixed to the original gray card backing.
$175.00

160P2
7c Orange-vermilion Roosevelt small die proof still affixed to the original gray card backing.
$175.00 each

162P2
12c Blackish violet Roosevelt small die proof still affixed to the original gray card backing.
$175.00

163P2
15c Yellow-orange Roosevelt small die proof still affixed to the original gray card backing.
$175.00

165P2
30c Black Roosevelt small die proof still affixed to the original gray card backing.
$175.00

 

Plate Proof on Stamp Paper

162Pa
12c Blackish violet plate proof on stamp paper, NG, small thin spot, with PF certificate. Quite possibly unique!
$1,200.00
 

Trial Color Plate Proofs

156TC3 - Top imprint plate number block of 14
1c Black, Continental top imprint plate number 26, block of 14, on India paper and still affixed to the original card blotter. $950.00

156TC3 - Top imprint plate number block of 14
1c Black, Continental top imprint plate number 26, block of 14, on India paper and still affixed to the original card blotter. $950.00

156TC3 - Bottom imprint plate number block of 14
3c Black, Continental bottom imprint plate number 26, block of 14, on India paper and still affixed to the original card blotter. $750.00

156TC4a 228
1c Black, trial color plate on card, right sheet margin block of four. $140.00

156TC3
1c Black trial color plate on India paper and still affixed to the original card blotter. Pair.
$30.00

156TC3 Block of four
1c Black trial color plate on India paper and still affixed to the original card blotter. Block of four.
$75.00

157TC3
2c Black trial color plate on India paper and still affixed to the original card blotter.
$15.00

158TC3
3c Black trial color plate on India paper and still affixed to the original card blotter.
$12.00

158TC3
3c Black trial color plate on India paper, block of four.
$55.00

179TC3
5c Black trial color plate on India paper.
$25.00

India Plate Proofs

156P3 Block of four
1c Ultramarine plate proof on India paper, block of four, sound. $250.00

157P3
2c Brown right sheet margin single plate proof on India paper, still affixed to the original card blotter.
$40.00

158P3 Block of four
3c Green plate proof on India paper, block of four, sound.
$220.00

160P3 Block of four
7c Orange-vermilion left sheet margin plate proof on India paper, block of four, still affixed to the original card blotter.
$165.00


160P3 Block of ten partial plate block
7c Orange-vermilion top sheet margin plate proof on India paper, block of 10 showing imprint and most of the plate number, still affixed to the original card blotter
. $500.00

161P3 Postion singles and block of four
10c Brown plate proofs on India paper, singles and block of four. Corner sheet margin single
$60.00, plate number pair $150.00, block of four $300.00

161P3 Block of eight
10c Brown plate proof on India paper, block of eight, sound.
$600.00

162P3 Block of four and six
12c Blackish violet plate proof on India paper, block of four and six, sound. Block $190.00 Block of six
$250.00

162P3 Block of four
12c Blackish violet plate proof on India paper, lower right corner block of four still affixed to the original card blotter.
$190.00

163P3 Block of four
15c Yellow-orange plate proof on India paper, lower right corner block of four still affixed to the original card blotter.
$250.00

163P3 Sheet margin blocks of four
15c Yellow-orange plate proof on India paper, left sheet margin blocks of four still affixed to the original card blotter.
$250.00 each

163P3 Block of four
15c Deep red-orange plate proof on India paper, block of four. Ex-Finkelburg and still mounted on a portion of his exhibit page.
$250.00

163P3 Block of four
15c Red-orange plate proof on India paper, block of four. Ex-Finkelburg and still mounted on a portion of his exhibit page.
$250.00

164P3 Strip of five
24c Violet plate proof on India paper horizontal strip of five and still affixed to the original card blotter.
$250.00

164P3 Block of four
24c Violet plate proof on India paper, block of four, sound.
$225.00

165P3 Sheet margin pair
30c Gray-black plate proof on India paper, bottom right corner pair, and still affixed to the original card blotter.
$100.00

165P3 Block of four
30c Gray-black plate proof on India paper, block of four, sound. $200.00 each

165P3 Block of seven with plate number
30c Gray-black plate proof on India paper, top part imprint and plate number block of seven, couple of small faults.
$250.00

165P3 Block of 12
30c Gray-black plate proof on India paper, block of 12 still affixed to the original card blotter.
$500.00 each

 

Cardboard Plate Proofs

156P4 – 166P4
The Continental card proof is the toughest to assemble because the 1, 3, 6c and 10c values only came from the first printing. This is a set of exceptional condition. One rarely will find a 6c value that is not rather faded. The 6c value in this set is a gem!
$1,500.00

157P4 Block
2c Brown plate proof on card, block of four.
$100.00 each

160P4 Block
7c Orange-vermilion plate proof on card, block of four.
$100.00 each

160P4 Block of six
7c Orange-vermilion plate proof on card, block of six.
$140.00.00 each

163P4 Block of eight
15c Yellow-orange plate proof on card, block of eight.
$200.00 each

164P4 Block
24c Violet plate proof on card, block of four. Scarce bock!
$175.00 each

165P4 Block
30c Gray-black plate proof on card, block of four.
$90.00 each

166P4 Block
90c Rose-carmine plate proof on card, block of four. Scarce bock!
$150.00 each

166P4 Left sheet margin block
90c Rose-carmine left sheet margin, plate proof on card, block of four. Scarce position piece!
$175.00

 

1881 Atlanta Trial Color Card Proofs


156TC4 – 166TC4 + 179TC5
Complete set of large bank note issue Atlanta trial color plate proofs on card. Great color and fabulous margins throughout. The nicest set that we have ever owned.
$6,000.00

158TC4a-e
3c Complete set of five colors of the 1881 Atlanta trial color plate proofs on card. $300.00

162TC4a-e
12c Complete set of five colors of the 1881 Atlanta trial color plate proofs on card. $275.00

163TC4a-e
15c Complete set of five colors of the 1881 Atlanta trial color plate proofs on card. $275.00

 

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