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Price History for Scott 36 in Used 85 Grade

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105
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Sale#/
Date
Lot#/
Grade
98
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2019-05-01
Gem-Quality United States Stamps
1090
PSE 98
 
Sale Number 1199, Lot Number 1090, 5c-30c 1857-60 Issue (Scott 27-38)12c Black, Plate 1 (36), 12c Black, Plate 1 (36)12c Black, Plate 1 (36). Intense shade and proof-like impression nicely complemented by blue circular datestamp, beautiful centering

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. THIS SUPERB USED EXAMPLE OF THE 12-CENT 1857 ISSUE FROM PLATE ONE IS GRADED SUPERB 98 BY P.S.E. -- THIS IS THE HIGHEST GRADE AWARDED.

Due to narrow spacing on the plate, most examples of this stamp have perforations touching at least part of the outer frameline of the design. The example offered here has far wider margins than most.

Ex Merlin. With 1989, 2003 and 2007 P.F. and 2009 P.S.E. certificates (Superb 98; SMQ $10,000.00). This is the highest grade awarded and only three others share it. This is the first we have offered in this grade since 2012.

310
5,250
2012-11-28
The Merlin Collection of Superb United States Stamps
64
PSE 98
 
Sale Number 1034, Lot Number 64, 1857-60 Issue and 1875 Reprint (Scott 18-47)12c Black, Plate 1 (36), 12c Black, Plate 1 (36)12c Black, Plate 1 (36). Intense shade and proof-like impression nicely complemented by blue circular datestamp, beautiful centering

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB USED EXAMPLE OF THE 12-CENT 1857 ISSUE FROM PLATE 1, WHICH HAS BEEN GRADED SUPERB 98 BY P.S.E. -- THIS IS THE HIGHEST GRADE AWARDED.

With 1989, 2003 and 2007 P.F. and 2009 P.S.E. certificates (Superb 98; SMQ $9,900.00). This is the highest grade awarded and only two others share it.

360
4,750
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2012-10-23
The Nick Kirke Collection of Gem-Quality Used U.S. Stamps
3093
PSE 98
 
Sale Number 1032, Lot Number 3093, 5c-90c 1857-60 Issue (Scott 27-39)12c Black (36), 12c Black (36)12c Black (36). Intense shade and proof-like impression, perfectly centered with perforations clear of design on all sides, face-free strike of blue target cancel

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB USED EXAMPLE OF THE 12-CENT 1857 ISSUE FROM PLATE 1. THIS STAMP IS EXCEEDINGLY RARE WITH SUCH WONDERFUL CENTERING, IMPRESSION AND CANCELLATION.

Ex Drucker, Hinrichs and Dauer. With 1988 and 2004 P.F. certificates. With 2008 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $9,900.00). This is the highest grade awarded and only two others have achieved this grade

360
5,500
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2008-09-23
The Dr. Edward and Joanne Dauer Collection of Superb Used U.S.
32
PSE 98
 
Sale Number 961, Lot Number 32, 1857-60 Issue12c Black (36), 12c Black (36)12c Black (36). Intense shade and proof-like impression, perfectly centered with perforations clear of design on all sides, face-free strike of blue target cancel

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB EXAMPLE OF THE 12-CENT 1857 ISSUE FROM PLATE 1. THIS STAMP IS EXCEEDINGLY RARE WITH SUCH WONDERFUL CENTERING, IMPRESSION AND CANCELLATION.

Ex Drucker and Hinrichs. With 1988 and 2004 P.F. certificates. With 2008 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; unpriced in SMQ above the grade of 95, SMQ $3,650.00 as 95). This is the highest grade awarded to date and the only example to achieve this grade.

380
17,000
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Sale#/
Date
Lot#/
Grade
95
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2020-04-08
The Edward Morton Collection of Outstanding Quality U.S. Stamps
131
PSE 95
 
Sale Number 1219, Lot Number 131, 10c-12c 1857-60 Issue (Scott 31-36B)12c Black, Plate 1 (36), 12c Black, Plate 1 (36)12c Black, Plate 1 (36). Unusually choice centering for this difficult issue, intense shade and proof-like impression, light strike of red grid cancel

EXTREMELY FINE GEM USED EXAMPLE OF THE 12-CENT 1857 ISSUE FROM PLATE 1. A DIFFICULT STAMP TO FIND IN SUCH SUPERB CONDITION AND DESIRABLE WITH A COLORED CANCEL.

Ex Kirke. With 2006 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $2,750.00). Only four grade higher.

320
1,800
2016-03-17
Outstanding United States Stamps
1212
PSE 95
 
Sale Number 1120, Lot Number 1212, 5c-90c 1857-60 Issue (Scott 27-39)12c Black, Plate 1 (36), 12c Black, Plate 1 (36)12c Black, Plate 1 (36). Near perfect centering, intense shade with deep red transit cancel and light black circular datestamp

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB USED EXAMPLE OF THE 12-CENT 1857 ISSUE FROM PLATE ONE. A DIFFICULT STAMP TO FIND IN SUCH CHOICE CONDITION.

With 2002 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $2,750.00). Only four examples have graded higher.

370
1,300
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2014-11-05
The Curtis Collection: 1847-1901 Stamps and Covers
3163
PSE 95
 
Sale Number 1084, Lot Number 3163, 10c-90c 1857-60 Issue (Scott 31-39)12c Black, Plate 1 (36), 12c Black, Plate 1 (36)12c Black, Plate 1 (36). Unusually choice centering for this difficult issue, intense shade and proof-like impression, light strike of circular datestamp and also with red "19" credit handstamp at lower right

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB USED EXAMPLE OF THE 12-CENT 1857 ISSUE FROM PLATE 1. A DIFFICULT STAMP TO FIND IN SUCH SUPERB CONDITION.

With 2006 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $2,650.00). Only four have graded higher.

370
1,700
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2013-12-17
The Golden Oak Collection of Superb United States
154
PSE 95
 
Sale Number 1062, Lot Number 154, 10c-90c 1857-60 Issue (Scott 31-39)12c Black, Plate 1 (36), 12c Black, Plate 1 (36)12c Black, Plate 1 (36). Almost perfectly centered with framelines intact on all four sides, intense shade, essentially face-free dark red grid cancel

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB EXAMPLE OF THE 12-CENT 1857 ISSUE FROM PLATE 1. A DIFFICULT STAMP TO FIND IN SUCH SUPERB CONDITION.

With 2009 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $2,500.00). Only three have graded higher.

370
2,300
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2012-06-07
The Natalee Grace Collection of Used U.S. Stamps, Part One
81
PSE 95
 
Sale Number 1024, Lot Number 81, 12c-90c 1857-60 Issue (Scott 36-39)12c Black, Plate 1 (36), 12c Black, Plate 1 (36)12c Black, Plate 1 (36). Unusually choice centering for this difficult issue, intense shade and proof-like impression, light strike of circular datestamp and also with red "19" credit handstamp at lower right

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB USED EXAMPLE OF THE 12-CENT 1857 ISSUE FROM PLATE 1. A DIFFICULT STAMP TO FIND IN SUCH SUPERB CONDITION.

With 2006 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $2,750.00). Only three have graded higher to date.

370
2,200
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2012-03-01
United States Stamps
378
PSE 95
 
Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 378, 10c-90c 1857-60 Issue and 1875 Reprint (Scott 32-47)12c Black, Plate 1 (36), 12c Black, Plate 1 (36)12c Black, Plate 1 (36). Intense shade and impression, almost perfect centering with margins clear of framelines all around, clear Seneca Falls N.Y. datestamp

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB EXAMPLE OF THE 12-CENT 1857 ISSUE FROM PLATE ONE. A DIFFICULT STAMP TO FIND IN SUCH OUTSTANDING CONDITION.

P.S.E. encapsulated (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $2,900.00). Only three have graded higher to date, all at 98

350
1,400
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2011-10-12
Outstanding United States Stamps
1112
PSE 95
 
Sale Number 1014, Lot Number 1112, 10c-90c 1857-60 Issue (Scott 31-39)12c Black, Plate 1 (36), 12c Black, Plate 1 (36)12c Black, Plate 1 (36). Intense shade and impression, unusually choice centering for this difficult issue, neat strike of circular datestamp and also red "19" handstamp at lower right

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB EXAMPLE OF THE 12-CENT 1857 ISSUE FROM PLATE 1. A DIFFICULT STAMP TO FIND IN SUCH SUPERB CONDITION.

With 2006 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $2,900.00). Only three have graded higher to date and only eleven others share this grade.

395
1,800
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2010-06-19
2010 Rarities of the World
74
PSE 95
 
Sale Number 989, Lot Number 74, 1857-60 Issue 12c Black, Plate 1 (36), 12c Black, Plate 1 (36)12c Black, Plate 1 (36). Fantastic centering with wide and well-proportioned margins for this difficult issue, bold strike of blue circular datestamp and trace of red cancel at bottom left

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB USED EXAMPLE OF THE 1857 12-CENT FROM PLATE ONE, WHICH HAS BEEN GRADED XF-SUPERB 95 BY P.S.E.

P.S.E. encapsulated (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $3,000.00). Only two have graded higher to date.

385
1,600
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2009-12-16
United States Stamps
5147
PSE 95
 
Sale Number 982, Lot Number 5147, 10c-90c 1857-60 Issue (Scott 31-39)12c Black, Plate 1 (36), 12c Black, Plate 1 (36)12c Black, Plate 1 (36). Almost perfectly centered with framelines intact on all four sides, intense shade, essentially face-free dark red grid cancel

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB EXAMPLE OF THE 12-CENT 1857 ISSUE FROM PLATE 1. A DIFFICULT STAMP TO FIND IN SUCH SUPERB CONDITION.

With 2009 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $3,350.00)

395
1,800
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2009-09-29
United States Stamps
1259
PSE 95
 
Sale Number 976, Lot Number 1259, 10c-90c 1857-60 Issue (Scott 31-39)12c Black, Plate 1 (36), 12c Black, Plate 1 (36)12c Black, Plate 1 (36). Intense shade and impression, unusually choice centering for this difficult issue, neat strike of circular datestamp and also red "19" handstamp at lower right

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB EXAMPLE OF THE 12-CENT 1857 ISSUE FROM PLATE 1. A DIFFICULT STAMP TO FIND IN SUCH SUPERB CONDITION.

With 2006 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $3,350.00). Only one has graded higher to date and only seven others share this grade. The only example graded higher (98) realized $17,000 hammer in our sale of the Dauer collection.

335
1,800
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Sale#/
Date
Lot#/
Grade
90
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2013-11-19
United States Stamps
3449
PSE 90
 
Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 3449, 3c-90c 1857-60 Issue and 1875 Reprint (Scott 25-40)12c Black, Plate 1 (36), 12c Black, Plate 1 (36)12c Black, Plate 1 (36). Intense shade, beautifully balanced margins, unobtrusive town cancel, Extremely Fine, with 2013 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $825.00)

350
600
2012-12-10
United States and Foreign Stamps and Covers
1497
PSE 90
 
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1497, 3c-90c 1857-60 Issue (Scott 26-39)12c Black, Plate 1 (36), 12c Black, Plate 1 (36)12c Black, Plate 1 (36). Crisp impression, bright shade, neat strike of circular datestamp, Extremely Fine, with 2012 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $825.00)

350
450
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2012-12-10
United States and Foreign Stamps and Covers
1496
PSE 90
 
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1496, 3c-90c 1857-60 Issue (Scott 26-39)12c Black, Plate 1 (36), 12c Black, Plate 1 (36)12c Black, Plate 1 (36). Light strike of blue town circular datestamp, choice centering, crisp shade, Extremely Fine, scarce in this grade, with 1989 P.F. and 2010 P.S.E. certificates (XF 90; SMQ $825.00)

360
700
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2012-03-01
United States Stamps
379
PSE 90
 
Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 379, 10c-90c 1857-60 Issue and 1875 Reprint (Scott 32-47)12c Black, Plate 1 (36), 12c Black, Plate 1 (36)12c Black, Plate 1 (36). Beautiful centering for this tightly-spaced issue with perfs clear of framelines three sides and just touching at bottom, unobtrusive town cancel, fresh and Extremely Fine, with 2005 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $875.00)

350
600
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2010-06-24
United States Stamps
2097
PSE 90
 
Sale Number 992, Lot Number 2097, 12c-90c 1857-60 Issue (Scott 36-39)12c Black, Plate 1 (36), 12c Black, Plate 1 (36)12c Black, Plate 1 (36). Light strike of blue town circular datestamp, choice centering, crisp shade, Extremely Fine, scarce in this grade, with 1989 P.F. and 2010 P.S.E. certificates (XF 90; SMQ $875.00)

385
550
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2010-04-06
United States Stamps
182
PSE 90
 
Sale Number 984, Lot Number 182, 12c 1857-60 Issue (Scott 36-36B)12c Black, Plate 1 (36), 12c Black, Plate 1 (36)12c Black, Plate 1 (36). Wonderfully well-centered for this tightly-spaced 1857 Issue value, clear impression with neat red grid cancel, Extremely Fine, truly exceptional, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $875.00)

375
800
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2008-12-16
Important and Superb United States Stamps
4143
PSE 90
 
Sale Number 967, Lot Number 4143, 1857-60 Issue (Scott 18-39)12c Black (36), 12c Black (36)12c Black (36). Wonderfully well-centered for this tightly-spaced 1857 Issue value, clear impression with neat red grid cancel, Extremely Fine, truly exceptional, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $1,000.00)

335
600
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2008-03-25
United States Stamps
259
PSE 90
 
Sale Number 953, Lot Number 259, 1857-60 Issue (Scott 18-39)12c Black (36), 12c Black (36)12c Black (36). Fabulous centering with perfs only touching to barely into outer fame line at bottom, light circular datestamp, Extremely Fine, with 1988 P.F. certificate for horizontal pair (right stamp) and 2004 P.S.E. certificate for this single (XF 90; SMQ $1,000.00)

375
850
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Sale#/
Date
Lot#/
Grade
85
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2011-03-08
United States Stamps
2167
PSE 85
 
Sale Number 1007, Lot Number 2167, 3c-12c 1857-60 Issue (Scott 25-36)12c Black, Plate 1 (36), 12c Black, Plate 1 (36)12c Black, Plate 1 (36). Exceptionally well-centered, intense shade and clear impression, tiny bit of blue cancel on Washington's neck leaving the whole essentially distraction free, Very Fine and choice, with 2010 P.S.E. certificate (VF-XF 85; SMQ $525.00)

385
350
Sale#/
Date
Lot#/
Grade
80
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2012-03-01
United States Stamps
380
PSE 80
 
Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 380, 10c-90c 1857-60 Issue and 1875 Reprint (Scott 32-47)12c Black, Plate 1 (36), 12c Black, Plate 1 (36)12c Black, Plate 1 (36). Intense shade and detailed impression nicely complemented by red grid cancel, well-proportioned margins, Very Fine and choice, with 2011 P.S.E. certificate (VF 80; SMQ $300.00), this stamp is far prettier than its grade implies

370
400
2005-12-12
United States Stamps
1403
PSE 80
 
Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1403, 1857-60 Issue12c Black (36), 12c Black (36)12c Black (36). Crisp impression, light strike of cancel, Very Fine and choice, with 1989 and 2004 P.F. certificates and 2005 P.S.E. certificate (VF 80)

350
300
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