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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 — Plate Varieties

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
60°
 
Sale Number 1228, Lot Number 60, Plate Varieties, 5¢ Orange Brown (1b), beautiful bright color with strong orange hue and distinctive impression from cleaned plate--we are classifying this as an Orange Brown, despite the 1987 P.F.C. as Red Brown, Scott 1--showing vertical line through top left of "U", large margins to full, double-struck blue circular datestamp cancel, Extremely Fine, ex Saadi, with 1987 P.F. certificate as Red Brown (1), Scott value as No. 1b with blue town cancel is $850.00--offered as such and subject to certification

E. 400-500
475
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