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Sale 1062 — The Golden Oak Collection of Superb United States

Sale Date — Tuesday-Wednesday, 17-18 December, 2013

Category — 1861-66 Issue, cont. (Scott 70-70d)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
209
 
Sale Number 1062, Lot Number 209, 1861-66 Issue, cont. (Scott 70-70d)24c Brown Lilac (70a), 24c Brown Lilac (70a)24c Brown Lilac (70a). Radiant color and crisp impression, neat strike of target cancel and red circular datestamp at lower left, superior centering

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB USED EXAMPLE OF THE 1861 24-CENT BROWN LILAC, WHICH HAS BEEN GRADED SUPERB 95 BY P.S.E.

With 1994 P.F. and 2009 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $3,000.00). Only two have graded higher (at 95J and 98, offered in our Kirke and Merlin sales) and only five others share this grade. This is the first example in this grade we have offered.

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3,000
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