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Sale 1120 — Outstanding United States Stamps

Sale Date — Thursday-Friday, 17-18 March, 2016

Category — 1c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 5-9)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1081
 
Sale Number 1120, Lot Number 1081, 1c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 5-9)1c Blue, Ty. II (7), 1c Blue, Ty. II (7)1c Blue, Ty. II (7). Plate 1E, huge to enormous margins including top sheet margin and adjoining stamps on other three sides, brilliant color and proof-like impression, well-struck small Boston "Paid" grid cancel

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. THIS PHENOMENAL STAMP HAS ACHIEVED THE PERFECT GRADE OF GEM 100 FROM P.S.E. ONE OF THE FINEST EXAMPLES OF THE ONE-CENT TYPE II 1851 ISSUE IN EXISTENCE.

This example will appeal to the most fastidious collector looking for huge margins, an attractive cancel and overall brilliance.

With 2011 P.F. and 2013 P.S.E. certificates (Gem 100; SMQ $4,000.00). The P.S.E. Population Report lists two Gem 100J and five Gem 100 used stamps for Scott 7.

140
2,000
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