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Sale 1166 — United States Stamps

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

Category — 5c-12c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 12-17)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
604
 
Sale Number 1166, Lot Number 604, 5c-12c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 12-17)5c Red Brown (12), 5c Red Brown (12)5c Red Brown (12). Huge margins all around including significant portions of adjoining stamps at sides, radiant color on bright paper, unobtrusive circular datestamps and portion of red postmark at left

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A HUGE AND STUNNING USED EXAMPLE OF THE 5-CENT 1856 ISSUE. A TRULY EXCEPTIONAL EXAMPLE FOR THE PERFECTIONIST.

With 1999 P.F. and 2016 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $2,850.00). We cannot explain why this was not graded Superb 98J.

700
4,750
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