Sale 958 — 2008 Rarities of the World

Sale Date — Saturday, 7 June, 2008

Category — 1851-56 Issue

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
535
 
Sale 958, Lot 535, 1851-56 Issue3c Deep Claret, Ty. I (11 var). Enormous margins all around incl. sheet margin at bottom and part of three adjoining stamps, intense shade and impression in the distinctive Deep Claret color, neat strike of circular datestamp cancel

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. THIS GORGEOUS STAMP HAS BEEN AWARDED THE GRADE OF GEM 100 JUMBO BY P.S.E. -- ONLY THREE EXAMPLES HAVE ACHIEVED THIS GRADE TO DATE, AND THIS IS LIKELY THE ONLY ONE IN THE MORE DESIRABLE DEEP CLARET SHADE.

With 2008 P.S.E. certificate (Gem 100 Jumbo; unpriced in SMQ above the grade of 98, SMQ $970.00 as 98 in the Claret shade).

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