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Sale 1180 — The David Wingate Collection of United States Stamps

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

Category — 1851-56 Issue (Scott 5-17)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
43
og
Sale Number 1180, Lot Number 43, 1851-56 Issue (Scott 5-17)1c Blue, Ty. III (8), 1c Blue, Ty. III (8)1c Blue, Ty. III (8). Plate 4, large part original gum which covers approximately two-thirds of the back, large margins to touching ornaments at upper left, deep rich Plate 4 color, accompanying certificate mentions a natural pre-print paper wrinkle at lower right, which is barely visible even when drying

FINE APPEARING AND RARE ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 1851 ONE-CENT IMPERFORATE TYPE III.

Type III is defined by breaks in the outer lines at both top and bottom. Many Type III stamps have breaks that were created or enlarged by plate wear. Since the wear occurred over a period of time, a majority of stamps of this type (both unused and used) have small breaks in at least one line.

With 1997 P.S.E. certificate. Scott Retail as original gum (price for no gum is $7,500.00)

25,000
7,500
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