Sale 1000 — Siegel Sale 1000
Sale Date — Wednesday, 8 December, 2010
Category — 1875 Re-Issue of 1861-66 Issue
EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB USED EXAMPLE OF THE 5-CENT 1861 RE-ISSUE, WHICH HAS BEEN GRADED XF-SUPERB 95 BY P.S.E. -- EASILY ONE OF THE FINEST IN EXISTENCE.
Only 672 were issued, and of these only a small number were used. Our unpublished census of this issue records only 35 used examples.
Unpublished Census No. 105-CAN-30. Ex Tahoe. With 2002 P.F. and 2008 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $32,800.00). This is the only example graded XF-Superb 95 by P.S.E., and only one has graded higher to date.