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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 — 3c 1857-60 Issue (Scott 25-26A)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
95
 
Sale Number 1219, Lot Number 95, 3c 1857-60 Issue (Scott 25-26A)3c Brownish Carmine, Ty. I (25), 3c Brownish Carmine, Ty. I (25)3c Brownish Carmine, Ty. I (25). Deep rich color and proof-like impression, almost perfectly centered, neat strike of circular datestamp cancel

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB USED EXAMPLE OF THE PERFORATED 3-CENT ROSE TYPE I -- ALMOST IMPOSSIBLE TO FIND IN THIS SUPERIOR GRADE.

Ex Wagshal, Merlin and "Clipper City". With 2017 P.F. and 2007 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $2,500.00). Remarkably, the P.S.E. Population Report lists only two XF-Superb 95 and one Superb 98 for the 3c Type I perforated.

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