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Sale 1150 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Wednesday, 1 March, 2017

Category — 1c-5c 1857-60 Issue (Scott 18-30A)

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Sale Number 1150, Lot Number 599, 1c-5c 1857-60 Issue (Scott 18-30A)3c Dull Red, Ty. IV (26A). Mint N.H, 3c Dull Red, Ty. IV (26A). Mint N.H3c Dull Red, Ty. IV (26A). Mint N.H., outstanding centering for this tightly spaced issue, rich color, post-office fresh in every respect

EXTREMELY FINE. A RARE MINT NEVER-HINGED, CENTERED EXAMPLE OF THE 3-CENT 1857 TYPE IV.

A review using Power Search reveals how rare this better type is in Mint N.H. condition. We have not sold another example since keeping computerized records.

With 2017 P.S.E. certificate (VF-XF 85; unpriced in SMQ in Mint N.H. condition). This is one of only three examples to achieve this grade, with none higher. Scott Retail as hinged

600
2,200
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