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Sale 1180 — The David Wingate Collection of United States Stamps

Sale Date — Wednesday-Thursday, 11-12 April, 2018

Category — 1875 Re-Issue of 1861-66 Issue (Scott 102-111)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
155
og
Sale Number 1180, Lot Number 155, 1875 Re-Issue of 1861-66 Issue (Scott 102-111)15c Black, Re-Issue (108), 15c Black, Re-Issue (108)15c Black, Re-Issue (108). Original gum, lightly hinged, intense shade and proof-like impression on bright paper, gorgeous centering with unusually wide and balanced margins

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. AN ABSOLUTELY STUNNING ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 15-CENT 1861 RE-ISSUE. EASILY ONE OF THE FINEST IN EXISTENCE.

The 15c Re-Issue was printed from the original plate of 200 subjects. 10,000 stamps were printed (50 impressions). Only 397 of the 15c were sold; the remaining 9,603 were destroyed on July 16, 1884.

With 1973 P.F. certificate

4,250
12,500
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