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