Sale 1037 — United States and Foreign Stamps and Covers
Sale Date — Monday-Friday, 10-14 December, 2012
Category — 1c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 5-9)
1c Blue, Ty. Ib (5A). Position 9R1E, full margins to barely touched, beautiful Plate 1 Early color, light strike of blue circular datestamp
FRESH AND FINE. AN ATTRACTIVE SOUND EXAMPLE OF THE RARE 1851 ONE-CENT IMPERFORATE TYPE Ib.
Type Ib comes from only six positions on Plate 1E: Positions 3-6, 8 and 9R1E.