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Sale 951 — The Tahoe Collection of Superb Used U.S. Stamps

Sale Date — Wednesday, 27 February, 2008

Category — 1861-66 Issue

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
26
 
Sale Number 951, Lot Number 26, 1861-66 Issue24c Brown Lilac (70a), 24c Brown Lilac (70a)24c Brown Lilac (70a). Perfectly centered with immense margins, light blue grid cancel, deep shade and sharp impression

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB EXAMPLE OF THE 1861 24-CENT BROWN LILAC FEATURING HUGE EVEN MARGINS, FRESH COLOR, SHARP IMPRESSION AND COLORED CANCEL. THIS MAGNIFICENT STAMP HAS BEEN GRADED XF-SUPERB 95 JUMBO BY P.S.E., WHICH IS THE SECOND-HIGHEST GRADE AWARDED TO DATE.

With 2002 P.F. and 2008 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $2,450 as 95, $5,400.00 as 98). Only one has graded higher to date (Superb 98), and this is the only example to achieve a P.S.E. 95J grade.

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6,750
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