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Sale 975 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday-Thursday, 23-25 June, 2009

Category — 1857-60 Issue (Scott 18-39)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1206
 
Sale Number 975, Lot Number 1206, 1857-60 Issue (Scott 18-39)10c Green, Ty. III (33), 10c Green, Ty. III (33)10c Green, Ty. III (33). Wide and beautifully balanced margins framing the design all around, deep rich color and detailed impression, neat 1859 San Francisco circular datestamp

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB USED EXAMPLE OF THE 1857 10-CENT TYPE III.

The first perforated 10c stamps produced by Toppan Carpenter from sheets printed from Plate 1 are notorious among collectors for their poor centering.

With 2008 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $2,800.00). Only three examples have graded higher to date in the PSE Population Report.

300
1,500
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