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Sale 1037 — United States and Foreign Stamps and Covers

Sale Date — Monday-Friday, 10-14 December, 2012

Category — 1861-66 Issue (Scott 67-78c)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1564
og
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1564, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 67-78c)24c Steel Blue (70b), 24c Steel Blue (70b)24c Steel Blue (70b). Part original gum which covers more than half the stamp, rich color in this desirable shade, centered to left but with perfs clear, wide margins other sides, trivial diagonal crease

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. AN EXTREMELY RARE ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 1861 24-CENT STEEL BLUE.

The Steel Blue shade was produced early in the series of 24c 1861 shades, and it is scarce in any condition. Examples with any of their original gum are rare

With 2012 P.F. certificate

16,500
2,100
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