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Sale 1227 — Outstanding United States Stamps and Gold Coins

Sale Date — Monday-Friday, 19-23 October, 2020

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Category — 5c 1847 Issue (Scott 1)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2073
og
Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 2073, 5c 1847 Issue (Scott 1)5c Dark Brown (1a), 5c Dark Brown (1a)5c Dark Brown (1a). Positions 68-69L, horizontal pair, original gum, right stamp Dot in "S" and with three dots to left of trifoliate ornament at left (the only such guide dot variety on the plate), large margins all around including trace of adjoining stamp at bottom right, early impression and dark shade

EXTREMELY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL SOUND ORIGINAL-GUM PAIR OF THE 5-CENT 1847 ISSUE IN THE DARK BROWN SHADE.

5c 1847 multiples with original gum are rare, especially in this choice condition and from an early state of the plate. This pair has a strong impression that shows the Dot in "S" and the "three dots" variety, neither of which are noted on certificate.

With 1991 P.F. certificate

21,000
27,000
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