Sale 1159 — 2017 Rarities of the World

Sale Date — Tuesday, 27 June, 2017

Category — 1851-56 Issue (Scott 5-17)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
50
 
Sale 1159, Lot 50, 1851-56 Issue (Scott 5-17)10c Green, Ty. II (14). Jumbo margins all around, gorgeous color, cancelled by circular datestamp and red boxed "Aachen Franco" transit

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A HUGE AND STRIKING EXAMPLE OF THE 1855 10-CENT TYPE II WITH A COLORFUL COMBINATION OF CANCELS. THIS BEAUTIFUL STAMP IS GRADED SUPERB 98 JUMBO BY P.S.E.

Ex Kirke. With 1982 and 2000 P.F. certificates. With 2006 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98 Jumbo; SMQ $4,000.00). Only six others share this grade with only one higher (at 100). Frankly, this is a Gem 100 stamp, plain and simple.

185
3,250