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Sale 973 — 2009 Rarities of the World

Sale Date — Saturday, 13 June, 2009

Category — 1857-60 Issue

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
53°
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Sale Number 973, Lot Number 53, 1857-60 Issue24c Gray Lilac (37), 24c Gray Lilac (37)24c Gray Lilac (37). Original gum, lightly hinged, deep rich color and proof-like impression, unusually choice centering with balanced margins that are completely clear of outer projections

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 1860 24-CENT GRAY LILAC.

With 2003 P.F. and 2008 P.S.E. certificates (OGph, XF-Superb 95; SMQ $8,550.00). This is the highest grade awarded to date and the only example to achieve this grade.

1,600
6,000
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