Sale 951 — The Tahoe Collection of Superb Used U.S. Stamps
Sale Date — Wednesday, 27 February, 2008
Category — 1875 Re-Issue of 1861-66 Issue
EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB USED EXAMPLE OF THE 5-CENT 1861 RE-ISSUE, WHICH HAS BEEN GRADED XF-SUPERB 95 BY P.S.E. -- EASILY ONE OF THE FINEST IN EXISTENCE..
Only 672 were issued, and of these only a small number were used. Our recently completed unpublished census of this issue records only 35 used examples. This is easily one of the finest.
With 2002 P.F. and 2008 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $12,200.00). This is the only example graded XF-Superb 95 by P.S.E., and only one has graded higher to date.