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Sale 1041 — The William H. Gross Collection: 1847 & 1851-56 Issues

Sale Date — Tuesday, 9 April, 2013

Category — On-Cover Domestic Uses by State: Alabama thru Delaware

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
108
c
Sale Number 1041, Lot Number 108, On-Cover Domestic Uses by State: Alabama thru Delaware5c Grayish Brown (1a), 5c Grayish Brown (1a)5c Grayish Brown (1a). Huge margins all around including sheet margin at bottom, bright shade, crisp impression, tied by red grid cancel, matching "New London Ct. Sep. 17" datestamp and "5" handstamp on blue folded cover to Troy N.Y., stamp lifted (probably to determine condition--it is sound) and hinged in place

EXTREMELY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL BOTTOM SHEET-MARGIN EXAMPLE OF THE 5-CENT 1847 ISSUE IN THE GRAYISH BROWN SHADE.

Ex Boker. With 1982 P.F. certificate.

E. 2,000-3,000
4,000
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