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Sale 1115 — A European Connoisseur's Collection of U.S. Classic Issues

Sale Date — Tuesday, 15 December, 2015

Category — 5c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 12)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2092
 
Sale Number 1115, Lot Number 2092, 5c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 12)5c Red Brown (12), 5c Red Brown (12)5c Red Brown (12). C Relief, huge margins all around showing parts of three surrounding stamps, lightly cancelled by face-free circular datestamp, rich color and remarkably fresh and bright

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. ONE OF THE FINEST EXAMPLES OF THE 1856 5-CENT RED BROWN IN EXISTENCE, WHICH HAS BEEN GRADED SUPERB 98 JUMBO BY P.S.E. -- THIS IS THE HIGHEST GRADE AWARDED TO DATE.

With 2015 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98 Jumbo; SMQ $9,500.00). This is the highest grade awarded, and only three others share it.

700
10,000
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