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Sale 1206 — United States Stamps and Confederate States

Sale Date — Tuesday-Thursday, 23-25 July, 2019

Category — 1917-19 Issues (Scott 481-524)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
537
 
Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 537, 1917-19 Issues (Scott 481-524)12c Claret Brown, Perf 10 at Bottom (512b), 12c Claret Brown, Perf 10 at Bottom (512b)12c Claret Brown, Perf 10 at Bottom (512b). Intense color on fresh paper, unobtrusive cancel

FINE AND VERY RARE SOUND EXAMPLE OF THE 1917 12-CENT PERF 10 AT BOTTOM. ONE OF THE RAREST OF THE PERF 10 ON ONE SIDE VARIETIES WITH ONLY 16 USED COPIES RECORDED IN THE SIEGEL CENSUS.

Our census of Scott 512b, available at our website at https://siegelauctions.com/census/us/scott/512b , contains only 16 used, one on cover and four unused examples of this rarity. Only five used examples are confirmed as sound; eight have faults and three need to be reexamined for condition.

Census No. 512b-CAN-08. Ex Twigg-Smith. With 1991 P.S.E. certificate

15,000
2,500
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