Sale 1014 — Outstanding United States Stamps

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

Category — 1861-66 Issue (Scott 56-66a)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1170
 
Sale 1014, Lot 1170, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 56-66a)3c Pigeon Blood Pink (64a). Wide margins to touching at right, neat "Paid" cancel, fresh and Fine, a scarce and attractive example of this elusive shade made more desirable by the "Paid" cancel, accompanied by the cover from which it originated with "Gorham Me. Nov. 2" circular datestamp, with 1997 and 2005 P.F. certificates, the former for on-cover

5,000
1,100