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Sale 1034 — The Merlin Collection of Superb United States Stamps

Sale Date — Wednesday-Thursday, 28-29 November, 2012

Category — 1851-56 Issue (Scott 10-17)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
35
 
Sale Number 1034, Lot Number 35, 1851-56 Issue (Scott 10-17)5c Red Brown (12), 5c Red Brown (12)5c Red Brown (12). Enormous margins all around, including right interpane margin with trace of centerline, bright shade, face-free strike of circular datestamp

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A PHENOMENAL USED EXAMPLE OF THE 5-CENT 1856 ISSUE, WHICH HAS BEEN GRADED SUPERB 98 JUMBO BY P.S.E. -- THIS IS THE HIGHEST GRADE AWARDED.

With 2007 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98 Jumbo; unpriced in SMQ above the grade of 98, SMQ $4,250.00 as 98). This is the highest grade awarded and one of three to achieve it.

700
5,250
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