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Sale 1179 — United States and Possessions

Sale Date — Tuesday, 27 March, 2018

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*A buyer’s premium of 18% of the winning bid was added as part of the total purchase price on all lots in this sale. Buyers were responsible for applicable sales tax, customs duty and any other prescribed charges. By placing a bid, bidders agreed to the terms and conditions in effect at the time of the sale.

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

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2108
 
Sale Number 1179, Lot Number 2108, 5c-12c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 12-17)5c Red Brown (12), 5c Red Brown (12)5c Red Brown (12). Enormous margins all around, rich color and proof-like impression on bright paper, lightly struck black and red cancels

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. AN OUTSTANDING USED EXAMPLE OF THE 5-CENT 1856 ISSUE, GRADED SUPERB 98 BY P.S.E.

Signed A. Brun. With 2018 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $4,350.00). Only four have graded higher (all at 98J) and only six others share this exalted grade.

825
2,400
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