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Posted 05/09/2019   03:17 am  Show Profile Bookmark this topic Add Houdini to your friends list Get a Link to this Message
Hi I'm New to stamps cannot find #169 Washington in many publications My stamps include covers and ,
Letters from postmasters,Silvio Rosenberg ,and Lucy Trevett1890 requesting stamps from other People from
New York To Berlin is there a museum I can display these items near Northern California
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Posted 05/09/2019   03:58 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add redwoodrandy to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Scott catalogue #169 is a special printing by the Continental Bank Note Co. with a value of $25,000.

Not sure what you have and what type of museum to recommend. I do live in No. CA. in feeland, taxifornia.
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Posted 05/10/2019   11:41 am  Show Profile Check 91stang's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add 91stang to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
I would be very interested in a picture(s) of these $25,000.00 stamps and on covers-
US Stamp Prices Scott 169: 1875 3c George Washington Bank Note Special Printing. Page 1

Prices of US Stamp Scott # 169: 3c 1875 Washington Special Printing. Robert Siegel Auction Galleries, Apr 2015, Sale 1096, Lot 314
3c Blue Green, Special Printing (169). Without gum as issued, intact perforations all around except where a few short at left, rich color, small tear at top left VERY FINE APPEARING EXAMPLE OF THE 3-CENT 1875 CONTINENTAL BANK NOTE COMPANY SPECIAL PRINTING. Our census of Scott 169 contains 35 examples that have been certified as genuine by The Philatelic Foundation (including one on cover). Of these, only three have perforations all around and are confirmed as sound. The example offered here is desirable despite the small tear. Census No. 169-UNC-34. With 1996 P.F. certificate

Robert Siegel Auction Galleries, Apr 2015, Sale 1096, Lot 314

US$7,000.00
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Posted 05/11/2019   03:38 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Houdini to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Hopefully these pictures are good
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Posted 05/12/2019   04:53 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Houdini to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Sorry can't upload any pictures not computer friendly
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Posted 05/12/2019   9:56 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add craigk to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Not many can find a 169. Only 36 exist.
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Posted 05/14/2019   01:52 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Houdini to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Thank You very much for your intrest and knowledge .
So most likely 136,147,158,184,207 ?
Here is what I have observed for the most of them heavy
Shading on outside of frame
Perf 12 ,different shading,different grills,and paper
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Posted 05/14/2019   02:09 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Houdini to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
What conditions would allow someone to obtain one of these stamps?
When someone purchased a stamp did it get mails right away.
Would it have been a first class postage
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Posted 05/16/2019   01:01 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Houdini to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Why are there only 35 #169 stamps why would they make only that many
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Posted 05/17/2019   5:39 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add redwoodrandy to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Special Printing

http://goscf.com/t/58867
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Posted 05/20/2019   01:13 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Houdini to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Here are some 3 cent washington




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