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Sale 1192 — United States Stamps including Confederate States and Hawaii

Sale Date — Wednesday-Friday, 14-16 November, 2018

Category — 1861-66 Issue (Scott 56-78)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
159
c
Sale Number 1192, Lot Number 159, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 56-78)3c Pigeon Blood Pink (64a), 3c Pigeon Blood Pink (64a)3c Pigeon Blood Pink (64a). Brilliant color with bluish cast indicative of the true Pigeon Blood Pink shade, outstanding centering with wide margins, part strike of "West Farms N.Y. Oct. 12" (1861) circular datestamp

EXTREMELY FINE. A GORGEOUS USED EXAMPLE OF THE RARE 1861 3-CENT PIGEON BLOOD PINK WHICH IS GRADED XF 90 BY P.S.E. ONLY ONE HAS GRADED HIGHER.

Ex Klein, Sharrer and Kirke. This stamp originated on a cover to Albany N.Y. (no longer accompanies). With 1961, 2000 and 2009 P.F. certificates as on cover. With 2009 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $10,000.00). Only one example has graded higher (at 95) and this is the only example to achieve this grade

4,500
7,500
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