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Sale 1200 — The William H. Gross Collection: U.S. Stamp Multiples

Sale Date — Wednesday-Thursday, 8-9 May, 2019

Category — 1¢-12¢ 1851-56 Issue (Scott 5-17)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
24°
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Sale Number 1200, Lot Number 24, 1¢-12¢ 1851-56 Issue (Scott 5-17), Please note that lots 23, 24 and 25 will be offered in the following order in the live auction: 25, 23, 24

The 10¢ 1855 Type II Imperforate in a dazzling interpane sheet-margin pair

DESCRIPTION

10¢ Green, Type II (14), Positions 9-10L1, horizontal pair from the top right of the left pane of Plate 1, huge sheet margin at top and interpane margin at right showing the full centerline, large margins all around, original gum with slight disturbance, beautiful rich color and sharp impression

PROVENANCE

Louis Grunin, H. R. Harmer sale, 12/14-15/1976, lot 2320

Michael Lea, Sotheby Parke Bernet sale, 1/11/1978, Sale 10, lot 42

Siegel Auction Galleries, 1985 Rarities of the World, 4/20/1985, Sale 645, lot 77

John C. Chapin (collection sold privately to Shreves and then to William H. Gross, 2002)

CERTIFICATION

The Philatelic Foundation (1983)

CONDITION NOTES

Extremely Fine; horizontal crease in top margin

SCOTT CATALOGUE VALUE (2019)

$11,000.00 as an ordinary pair

E. 5,000-7,500
16,000
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