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Sale 1199 — Gem-Quality United States Stamps

Sale Date — Wednesday-Thursday, 1-2 May, 2019

Category — 5c-30c 1857-60 Issue (Scott 27-38)

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Realized
1074
 
Sale Number 1199, Lot Number 1074, 5c-30c 1857-60 Issue (Scott 27-38)5c Brick Red (27), 5c Brick Red (27)5c Brick Red (27). Brilliant color, beautiful centering with wide and balanced margins and with outer projections completely untouched by the perfs, well-struck "New Orleans La. May 19, 1859" circular datestamp

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB USED EXAMPLE OF THE 1857 5-CENT BRICK RED. EASILY ONE OF THE FINEST EXAMPLES IN EXISTENCE -- THIS REMARKABLE STAMP IS GRADED XF-SUPERB 95 BY P.S.E., WHICH IS THE HIGHEST AWARDED.

Ex "Tahoe" and Merlin. With 2011 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $14,500.00). This is the highest grade awarded and only five others share this grade. This is the first in this grade we have offered since 2013.

1,450
9,500
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