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Sale 1219 — The Edward Morton Collection of Outstanding Quality U.S. Stamps

Sale Date — Wednesday-Thursday, 8-9 April, 2020

Category — 1861-66 Issue, cont. (Scott 67-70d)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
190
 
Sale Number 1219, Lot Number 190, 1861-66 Issue, cont. (Scott 67-70d)24c Brown Lilac (70a), 24c Brown Lilac (70a)24c Brown Lilac (70a). Essentially perfect centering with wide margins all around, lovely crisp shade and fine impression, sharp strike of handsome blue target cancel

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB USED EXAMPLE OF THE 1861 24-CENT BROWN LILAC WITH A VIVID BLUE TARGET CANCEL, GRADED XF-SUPERB 95.

Ex Haas, Grunin, Klein and Zoellner. With 1988, 1998 and 2017 P.F. certificates (XF-Superb 95). With 2018 P.S.A.G. certificate (95 used). By way of comparison, only two stamps in the P.S.E. Population Report exceed the 95 grade. This P.F. and P.S.A.G. example graded 95 is particularly desirable with the colored cancel

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1,900
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