Sale 1265 — Classic United States Stamps and Covers
Sale Date — Thursday, 29 September, 2022
Category — Allen 12c 1851-57: Plate 1 Perforated, Imprint Examples (Scott 36)
VERY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL HORIZONTAL PAIR OF THE 12-CENT FROM PLATE 1, WITH WIDE SELVAGE AND PART IMPRINT AT LEFT, AND TIED BY A RED DATESTAMP. THIS IS BY FAR THE FINEST IMPRINT PAIR OF SCOTT 36 KNOWN ON COVER.
The sheet selvage was almost always removed from perforated 1857 Issues. Ex Baker, Haas, "J & J" Collection and Gliedman.