Three things to keep in mind when looking at the above results (unsolds are not included):
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EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 1857 PERFORATED ONE-CENT TYPE IIIA.
With 2011 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, XF 90; SMQ $6,000.00). Only two have graded higher (the highest is a 95) and two others share this grade. Apart from one Mint N.H. graded 90, this is the highest grade we have offered for an unused stamp in one of our auctions.
VERY FINE AND CHOICE ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 1857 PERFORATED ONE-CENT TYPE IIIa.
With 2012 P.S.E. certificate (VF-XF 85; SMQ $3,750.00)