FINE APPEARING USED EXAMPLE OF THE PERFORATED 1857 ONE-CENT TYPE Ia.
Type Ia was produced by only 18 of the 20 bottom-row positions on Plate 4. Although Plate 4 was designed with sufficient space to accommodate perforations, the height of the top row and bottom row positions resulted in the perforations often cutting into the design at either top or bottom.
With 2007 and 2014 P.S.E. certificates (G-VG 40)
VERY FINE. AN EXTREMELY RARE BLOCK OF SIX OF THE ONE-CENT 1857 REPRINT.
A Power Search review failed to find a multiple larger than a block of four since the ex-Ishikawa block of 12 was offered in our 1983 Rarities sale.
Scott Retail as a block of four and a pair