Sale 973 — 2009 Rarities of the World

Sale Date — Saturday, 13 June, 2009

Category — 1861-66 Issue

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
79
 
Sale 973, Lot 79, 1861-66 Issue24c Red Lilac (70). Perfectly centered with wide margins, bright color and detailed impression nicely contrasted by red cancel

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB USED EXAMPLE OF THE 1861 24-CENT RED LILAC ISSUE AND ESPECIALLY DESIRABLE WITH THE RED CANCEL. THIS STAMP HAS BEEN AWARDED THE GRADE OF XF-SUPERB 95 BY P.S.E. -- THE HIGHEST GRADE AWARDED TO DATE.

With 1987 and 2006 P.F. certificates. With 2007 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $3,600.00). Only six other examples share this grade to date

315
3,750