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Sale 997 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday-Friday, 26-29 October, 2010

Category — 5c 1847 Issue (Scott 1 and shades)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
5085
 
Sale Number 997, Lot Number 5085, 5c 1847 Issue (Scott 1 and shades)5c Brown Orange (1d), 5c Brown Orange (1d)5c Brown Orange (1d). Large to full margins, rich color and proof-like impression, neat strike of blue Philadelphia "5 cts" integral-rate circular datestamp

VERY FINE AND CHOICE. A WONDERFUL RICHLY-COLORED EXAMPLE OF THE 5-CENT 1847 BROWN ORANGE SHADE. KEPT IN THE DARK FOR MOST OF THE PAST HALF-CENTURY AND THUS BEAUTIFULLY PRESERVED.

With 2006 P.F. certificate

1,425
2,100
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