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Sale 1025 — 2012 Rarities of the World

Sale Date — Tuesday, 26 June, 2012

Category — 1861-66 Issue cont. thru Re-Issue

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
113
ogbl
Sale Number 1025, Lot Number 113, 1861-66 Issue cont. thru Re-Issue2c Black (73), 2c Black (73)2c Black (73). Block of ten, original gum, intense shade and proof-like impression on crisp white paper, choice centering throughout, light vertical wrinkles

EXTREMELY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL BLOCK OF TEN OF THE 1863 2-CENT BLACK JACK ISSUE.

Most multiples such as this have been broken to feed collector demand for high-quality singles. This spectacular block was featured in our firm's 500th sale and also in our 1983 and 1986 Rarities sales.

Scott Retail as two blocks of four and pair

8,800
5,500
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