Sale 1014 — Outstanding United States Stamps

Sale Date — Wednesday-Friday, 12-14 October, 2011

Category — 1c-5c 1857-60 Issue (Scott 18-30A)

Lot
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Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1081°
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Sale 1014, Lot 1081, 1c-5c 1857-60 Issue (Scott 18-30A)1c Blue, Ty. I (18). Plate 12, C Relief, original gum, faint trace of hinging, deep blue shade, unusually well-centered

EXTREMELY FINE. A CHOICE ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 1857 ONE-CENT TYPE I STAMP.

This is a scarce stamp in sound original-gum condition and better than Very Fine centering.

With 1999 P.F. and 2005 P.S.E. certificates (OGph, VF-XF 85; SMQ $2,900.00). Only eight hinged examples have graded higher to date (all at 90).

2,250
2,700