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Sale 1185 — 2018 Rarities of the World

Sale Date — Wednesday, 27 June, 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 — St. Louis Postmaster's Provisional, 1847 Issue and Reproduction

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Sale Number 1185, Lot Number 9, St. Louis Postmaster's Provisional, 1847 Issue and Reproduction5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Original gum, large to huge margins all around, rich color on fresh paper

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A RARE ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 5-CENT 1847 ISSUE IN SUPERB CONDITION.

Ex Weill Brothers. With 1994 P.F. certificate for a pair. With 2018 P.F. certificate as this single (OG, XF-Superb 95 XQ). The "XQ" denotes "Extraordinary Quality". By way of comparison, the highest P.S.E. grade for Scott 1 (Red Brown or Brown) is a single example at 98 for OGph, and three at 95 for NG/RG/POG categories

6,500
21,000
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