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Sale 1163 — The Clipper City Collection of Superb U.S. Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday, 19 September, 2017

Category — 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-122)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
79
og
Sale Number 1163, Lot Number 79, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-122)1c Buff (112), 1c Buff (112)1c Buff (112). Original gum, single hinge mark, radiant color, clearly-defined grill, choice centering with wide margins

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE ONE-CENT 1869 PICTORIAL ISSUE, GRADED XF-SUPERB 95 BY THE PHILATELIC FOUNDATION.

Ex "Hanover". With 2008 P.F. certificate (XF-Superb 95). The P.F. has not graded any higher and this is the only example to achieve this grade. By way of comparison, P.S.E. has only graded two higher (highest is a 98) and only one at this grade.

600
4,000
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