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Price History for Scott 29 in OG 80 Grade

Scott No.
Den.
Cond.
Tot.
10
20
30
40
50
60
70
70J
75
75J
80
80J
85
85J
90
90J
95
95J
98
98J
100
100J
29
5c
6
0
0
1
0
1
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
SMQ
Scott No.
Den.
Cond.
10
20
30
40
50
60
70
70J
75
75J
80
80J
85
85J
90
90J
95
95J
98
98J
100
100J
29 (type I)
OGph
-
-
-
-
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$1,600
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$2,500
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$3,650
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$5,500
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$9,000
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$14,000
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Sale#/
Date
Lot#/
Grade
80
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2009-12-04
The Beverly Hills Collection of Outstanding United States Stamps
1014
PSE 80
og
Sale Number 978, Lot Number 1014, 1857-60 Issue5c Brown (29), 5c Brown (29)5c Brown (29). Original gum, lightly hinged, choice centering for this difficult issue with perfs clear of outer projections on all sides, rich color and detailed impression on bright paper, long and full perforations all around

VERY FINE AND CHOICE ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 5-CENT BROWN 1857 ISSUE. AN EXTREMELY DIFFICULT STAMP TO FIND IN SUCH PRISTINE CONDITION. THIS IS ONE OF THE FINEST EXAMPLES IN EXISTENCE.

Due to the narrow spacing between subjects on the first 5c 1856 plate, many of the stamps have the outer projections touched or cut into by the perforations. A review of our computerized records shows that we have offered only ten other original-gum examples of this stamp since 1994. Of these, perhaps two would rate the grade of Very Fine or Extremely Fine. The example offered here, with full original gum, deep rich color, full perforations and with balanced margins, is a true condition rarity.

Ex Scarsdale and Hoffman. P.S.E. encapsulated (OGph, VF 80; SMQ $4,500.00). This is the highest grade awarded to date and the only example to achieve this grade.

5,000
8,500
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