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Sale 1217 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday, 3 March, 2020

Category — 1875 Re-Issue of 1861-66 Issue (Scott 102-111)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
871
og
Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 871, 1875 Re-Issue of 1861-66 Issue (Scott 102-111)12c Black, Re-Issue (107), 12c Black, Re-Issue (107)12c Black, Re-Issue (107). Original gum, intense shade on bright paper, extra wide margins

VERY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 12-CENT 1861 RE-ISSUE.

The 12c Re-Issue was printed from a new plate of 100 subjects, compared to the original plate of 200 in two panes. 10,000 stamps were printed (100 impressions). Only 389 of the 12c were sold; the remaining 9,611 were destroyed on July 16, 1884.

Ex Kantor. With 1964 P.F. certificate

3,500
3,250
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