5c Red Brown (12).
A Relief from the top row of the plate, huge margins all around incl. part of adjoining stamp at left, radiant color, light strike of New Orleans circular datestamp
EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB USED EXAMPLE OF THE 5-CENT 1856 WHICH HAS BEEN GRADED SUPERB 98 BY P.S.E.
With 1986 P.F. and 2011 P.S.E. certificates (Superb 98; SMQ $4,250.00). Only three have graded higher to date (all 98J) and only three others share this grade.
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