Sale 1057 — The Curtis Collection: 1847-1901 Issues

Sale Date — Thursday, 7 November, 2013

Category — 1875 Re-Issue of 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 123-133a)

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Sale 1057, Lot 699, 1875 Re-Issue of 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 123-133a)30c Blue & Carmine, Re-Issue (131). Original gum, deep rich colors, perfect centering with wide margins all around

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SPECTACULAR ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 30-CENT 1869 PICTORIAL RE-ISSUE, WHICH HAS BEEN GRADED SUPERB 98 BY P.S.E. THIS IS THE HIGHEST GRADE AWARDED.

With 2012 P.S.E. certificate (OGh, Superb 98; SMQ $15,500.00). This is one of only five examples to achieve this lofty grade in the P.S.E. Population Report with none higher. In fact, there are only two original-gum stamps graded 95.

2,500
11,500