EXTREMELY FINE. A WONDERFULLY FRESH AND CENTERED USED EXAMPLE OF THE 5-CENT 1861 BUFF MADE MORE DESIRABLE BY THE SAN FRANCISCO CANCEL.
Due to narrow spacing on the 5c plate, it is very difficult to find centered copies with the perforations clear of the design on all sides. The stamp offered here, with its choice centering and cancel, is a condition rarity.
With 2007 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $3,000.00). Only four have graded higher to date, all at 95
EXTREMELY FINE USED EXAMPLE OF THE 5-CENT 1861 ISSUE IN THE BROWN YELLOW SHADE.
With 2011 P.F. certificate (XF 90)
EXTREMELY FINE GEM. AN OUTSTANDING USED EXAMPLE OF THE 12-CENT 1861 ISSUE, WHICH HAS BEEN GRADED SUPERB 98 BY P.S.E.
With 2008 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $2,750.00). Only three have graded higher to date (at 98J) and only four others share this desirable grade.