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Sale 996 — The Wagshal Collection, Part 3:
3c 1851-57 Issues

Sale Date — Thursday, 21 October, 2010

Category — Double Impression

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
3115
 
Sale Number 996, Lot Number 3115, Double Impression3c Rose Red, Ty. II, Double Impression (11Ae), 3c Rose Red, Ty. II, Double Impression (11Ae)3c Rose Red, Ty. II, Double Impression (11Ae). Three large margins, just into label at top, pen squiggle cancel, remarkably strong impressions with pronounced doubling of rosettes and virtually unreadable wording, small corner crease

FINE APPEARANCE. AN EXCEPTIONALLY RARE EXAMPLE OF THE 1851 3-CENT TYPE II IMPERFORATE WITH DOUBLE IMPRESSION. AN IMPORTANT CLASSIC RARITY.

A review of the Philatelic Foundation records and Power Search revealed only this single example of the 1851 3c Issue with double impression.

From our 1968 Rarities of the World sale and ex Piller. Accompanied by the cover from which this stamp was removed (manuscript "Clear Spring Pa" postmark). With 1980 P.F. certificate

5,000
9,500
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