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Sale 1228 — The William H. Gross Collection: United States 1847 First Issue

Sale Date — Tuesday-Thursday, 27-29 October, 2020

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Category — Corner and Sheet Margin Examples

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
114°
 
Sale Number 1228, Lot Number 114, Corner and Sheet Margin Examples, A beautiful bottom left corner-margin 5¢ 1847 in the Orange Brown shade, cancelled with a blue "5" numeral handstamp

5¢ Orange Brown (1b), Position 91R with large bottom left corner sheet margins, each 4mm, other sides large to ample at lower right, fresh and bright color, distinctive soft impression from cleaned plate (this position shows a vertical line outside bottom left frameline), light strike of blue numeral "5" cancel, small faint toned spot at right center

Extremely Fine. A rare corner-margin 5¢ 1847 in the Orange Brown shade.

Ex Haas, Rohloff and Wall. With 2000 P.F. certificate.

E. 3,000-4,000
4,500
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