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Sale 767 — 1995 Rarities of the World

Sale Date — Monday, 5 June, 1995

Category — 1902-08 Issue

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
274°
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Sale Number 767, Lot Number 274, 1902-08 Issue1c Blue Green, Coil (316), 1c Blue Green, Coil (316)1c Blue Green, Coil (316). Vertical guideline pair, stamps separated and rejoined, fresh color and deep shade, small h.r., perforated just below line so that this feature shows clearly, tiny corner perf crease at bottom right

A FINE REJOINED LINE PAIR, OF WHICH ONLY THREE EXAMPLES HAVE BEEN CERTIFIED AS GENUINE BY THE PHILATELIC FOUNDATION. ONE OF THE MAJOR RARITIES OF 20TH CENTURY UNITED STATES PHILATELY.

According to United States Coil Issues 1908-38 (Martin A. Armstrong, 1977), a total of thirty-three 1908 1c endwise coils stamps have been certified as genuine, including eight pairs, strips of three and four, and one paste-up pair.

With 1975 P.F. certificate. Scott Retail for guideline pair

125,000
54,000
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