Sale 1106 — 2015 Rarities of the World

Sale Date — Thursday, 25 June, 2015

Category — 1857-60 Issue

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
3041°
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Sale 1106, Lot 3041, 1857-60 Issue1c Blue, Ty. IIIa (22). Plate 11, original gum, lightly hinged, rich color on crisp paper, unusually choice centering with wide margins

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 1857 PERFORATED ONE-CENT TYPE IIIA.

With 2011 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, XF 90; SMQ $6,000.00). Only two have graded higher (the highest is a 95) and two others share this grade. Apart from one Mint N.H. graded 90, this is the highest grade we have offered for an unused stamp in one of our auctions.

2,400
5,250