Sale 978 — The Beverly Hills Collection of Outstanding United States Stamps

Sale Date — Friday, 4 December, 2009

Category — 1870-88 Bank Note Issues

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Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
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Sale 978, Lot 1047, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues3c Blue Green (207). Mint N.H., deep rich color and proof-like impression, choice centering with wide and balanced margins, long and full perforations all around

6EXTREMELY FINE GEM EXAMPLE OF THE 1881 3-CENT RE-ENGRAVED ISSUE, WHICH HAS BEEN GRADED XF-SUPERB 95 BY P.S.E., THIS IS THE HIGHEST GRADE AWARDED TO DATE.

P.S.E. encapsulated (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $2,100.00). This is the highest grade awarded to date and only four others share this grade.

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