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Sale 1084 — The Curtis Collection: 1847-1901 Stamps and Covers

Sale Date — Wednesday-Thursday, 5-6 November, 2014

Category — 1861-66 Issue, cont. (Scott 70-78)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
3203
 
Sale Number 1084, Lot Number 3203, 1861-66 Issue, cont. (Scott 70-78)24c Brown Lilac (70a), 24c Brown Lilac (70a)24c Brown Lilac (70a). Radiant color and crisp impression on bright paper, bold strike of large grid, choice 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 2008 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $3,100.00). Only two have graded higher (at 95J and 98) and five others share this grade.

325
1,600
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