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FILTER: Area=United States, Sub Area=U.S. Stamps, General=Back-of-Book, Issue/Country=U.S. Essays, Proofs and Specimens, All Sale Dates thru 2020/01/01, Catalogue = 117SA
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Grade
Symbol
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
U.S. Essays, Proofs and Specimens
2019-03-14
United States Stamps
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Sale Number 1197, Lot Number 1746, 12c "Adriatic" 1869 Pictorial Issue, Essays & Proofs (Scott 117-E, 117P)12c Green, "Specimen" Overprint., Ty. A (117SA), 12c Green, "Specimen" Overprint., Ty. A (117SA)12c Green, "Specimen" Overprint., Ty. A (117SA). With additional tiny manuscript "X", clear to wide margins, small internal paper wrinkle near top not mentioned on accompanying certificate

VERY FINE FOR THIS EXTREMELY RARE "SPECIMEN" OVERPRINT.

We have encountered only two other examples of the 12c 1869 with "Specimen" overprint and this is by far the finest centered of the three. The other two have perfs cutting well in on two sides.

With clear 1991 P.S.E. certificate

2,500
1,100
United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
U.S. Essays, Proofs and Specimens
2012-06-26
2012 Rarities of the World
S
Sale Number 1025, Lot Number 138, 1869 Pictorial Issue: Essays, Proofs and Specimens12c Green, "Specimen" Overprint., Ty. A (117SA), 12c Green, "Specimen" Overprint., Ty. A (117SA)12c Green, "Specimen" Overprint., Ty. A (117SA). With additional tiny manuscript "X", clear to wide margins, small internal paper wrinkle near top not mentioned on accompanying certificate, Very Fine for this rare "Specimen" overprint and much better centered than other examples we have come across, with 1991 P.S.E. certificate

1,750
2,100
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
U.S. Essays, Proofs and Specimens
2005-12-12
United States Stamps
S
Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1091, Specimens (see Officials section also)12c Green, "Specimen" Ovpt., Ty. A (117S-A), 12c Green, "Specimen" Ovpt., Ty. A (117S-A)12c Green, "Specimen" Ovpt., Ty. A (117S-A). With additional tiny ms "X", Very Good, rarely seen offered

1,250
700
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