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Sale 1173 — The Grant Inman Collection, Part 7: Private Die Medicine Stamps

Sale Date — Wednesday, 20 December, 2017

Category — Thomas W. Marsden thru Bennett Pieters and Co.

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2136
 
Sale Number 1173, Lot Number 2136, Thomas W. Marsden thru Bennett Pieters and Co.Merchant's Gargling Oil, 1c Black, Pink Paper (RS178c), Merchant's Gargling Oil, 1c Black, Pink Paper (RS178c)Merchant's Gargling Oil, 1c Black, Pink Paper (RS178c). Choice centering, detailed impression

EXTREMELY FINE GEM EXAMPLE OF THE ONE-CENT MERCHANT'S GARGLING OIL ON PINK PAPER. THIS MAY WELL BE THE FINEST IN EXISTENCE.

Only 17 are recorded in the Aldrich book. Only nine are potentially sound, and only nine are centered Fine or better (some of which have faults). Ex Tolman and "Scarsdale". With 2012 P.F. certificate (XF 90)

1,750
1,800
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