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Sale 927 — United States Postal History

Sale Date — Wednesday, 20 December, 2006

Category — 1857-60 Issue

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1336
c
Sale Number 927, Lot Number 1336, 1857-60 Issue5c Bright Red Brown (28b), 5c Bright Red Brown (28b)5c Bright Red Brown (28b). Vertical strip of three, wonderful rich color bordering on Indian Red, tied by two strikes of "New Orleans La. Jul. 29, 1858" circular datestamp on blue folded letter to Nantes, France, red "New York Paid 12 Aug. 4" credit datestamp, French transit and framed "P.D." handstamp, transit and receiving backstamps, the strip is well-centered and has full intact perfs (not scissors-cut, which is unusual), Very Fine, Scott Retail for three No. 28b singles off cover is $3,500.00

E. 1,500-2,000
2,000
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