EXTREMELY FINE. A CHOICE ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 1857 ONE-CENT TYPE I STAMP.
This is a scarce stamp in sound original-gum condition and better than Very Fine centering.
With 1999 P.F. and 2005 P.S.E. certificates (OGph, VF-XF 85; SMQ $2,900.00). Only eight hinged examples have graded higher to date (all at 90).
FINE. A BEAUTIFUL LIGHTLY-CANCELLED EXAMPLE OF THE PERFORATED 1857 ONE-CENT TYPE Ia.
With photocopy of 1991 P.F. certificate (for pair)
VERY FINE. AN EXCEEDINGLY RARE MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE PERFORATED ONE-CENT TYPE II. THIS IS ONLY THE FIFTH MINT NEVER-HINGED COPY OF SCOTT 20 WE HAVE OFFERED IN SEVENTEEN YEARS.
Ex Hoffman. With 2004 P.F. certificate. Scott Retail as hinged
EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB USED EXAMPLE OF THE 1857 ONE-CENT TYPE III, WHICH HAS BEEN GRADED XF-SUPERB 95 BY P.S.E. -- PARTICULARLY DESIRABLE WITH THE RED CARRIER DATESTAMP.
Due to the narrow vertical spacing on this plate, stamps are most typically found with the perforations impinging on a portion of the design. The example offered here is centered so that the type characteristics are clearly visible.
P.S.E. encapsulated (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $11,000.00). None have graded higher to date.
EXTREMELY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL USED EXAMPLE OF THE 1857 5-CENT INDIAN RED. A DIFFICULT STAMP TO FIND IN SUCH CHOICE CONDITION.
Ex Wagshal. With 2007 P.F. certificate.
EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A BEAUTIFUL ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 5-CENT TYPE II BROWN 1860 SHADE.
P.S.E. encapsulated (OGph, XF 90; SMQ $5,100.00). Only one has graded higher to date and only two other shares this grade.