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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 — Examples with Original Gum

Lot
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Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
37°
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Sale Number 1228, Lot Number 37, Examples with Original Gum, A beautiful and rare large-margined 10¢ 1847 Issue with original gum

10¢ Black (2), typically of Rawdon, Wright, Hatch and Edson the gum is thinly applied, but it covers nearly the entire surface (described on accompanying certificate as "part original gum"), large and beautifully proportioned margins, intense shade, couple tiny fiber inclusions and small spot of extraneous printer's ink at top left

Extremely Fine. The 10c 1847 Issue is very rare in original-gum condition and especially desirable with large margins.

With 2020 P.F. certificate. Scott value $35,000.00.

E. 20,000-30,000
45,000
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