VERY FINE AND CHOICE. BY FAR THE RAREST SHADE OF THE 1861-66 ISSUE "BUFF" COLOR FAMILY AND IN VERY DESIRABLE CONDITION.
With 2006 P.F. certificate
EXTREMELY FINE. A GORGEOUS SOUND EXAMPLE OF THE 1861 24-CENT PALE GRAY VIOLET ON THIN PAPER .
The early Pale Gray Violet shade has emerged as one of the most challenging of the 24c 1861 color varieties (surpassing the Violet and Steel Blue in collector demand).
With 1997 and 2005 P.F. certificates