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Sale 961 — The Dr. Edward and Joanne Dauer Collection of Superb Used U.S.

Sale Date — Tuesday, 23 September, 2008

Category — 1861-66 Issue

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
41
 
Sale Number 961, Lot Number 41, 1861-66 Issue5c Brown Yellow (67a), 5c Brown Yellow (67a)5c Brown Yellow (67a). Fresh color in an unusually bright shade, choice centering with perforations clear of design on all sides, neat strike of red town circular datestamp at right leaves design clearly visible

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB USED EXAMPLE OF THE 5-CENT 1861 ISSUE IN THE BROWN YELLOW COLOR.

Due to narrow spacing on the 5c plate, it is very difficult to find centered copies with the perforations clear of the design on all sides. The stamp offered here, with choice centering and the red town cancellation, should be considered a condition rarity.

With 2002 P.F. certificate. With 2008 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $8,650.00). This is the highest grade awarded to date and only one other shares this grade.

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