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Sale 1166 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday-Thursday, 24-26 October, 2017

Category — 5c 1847 Issue (Scott 1)

Cat./Est. Value
Sale Number 1166, Lot Number 560, 5c 1847 Issue (Scott 1)5c Red Brown, Double Transfer Ty. E (1-E), 5c Red Brown, Double Transfer Ty. E (1-E)5c Red Brown, Double Transfer Ty. E (1-E). Horizontal pair, left stamp showing double transfer of "U", "Post Office" and left numeral "5", large margins to just clear at top left, rich color complemented by bold strike of red "St. Louis Mo. 10 Jan. 9" integral-rate circular datestamp, double transfer stamp with vertical crease ending in small tear, still Fine and rare example of the "Mower Shift", probably no more than a dozen examples are known, with 1989 P.F. certificate

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