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Sale 1074 — A Portion of The Wade Saadi Struck on Stamps Collection

Sale Date — Wednesday, 25 June, 2014

Category — 24c Lilac, Steel Blue, Violet Shades, 1861 Issue (Scott 70-70d)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
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Sale Number 1074, Lot Number 756, 24c Lilac, Steel Blue, Violet Shades, 1861 Issue (Scott 70-70d)24c Violet, Thin Paper (70c), 24c Violet, Thin Paper (70c)24c Violet, Thin Paper (70c). Warm shade nicely complemented by blue 6-bar open grid cancel of Cincinnati

VERY FINE USED EXAMPLE OF THE 1862 24-CENT VIOLET ON THIN PAPER.

This distinctive Violet shade is the so-called "Cincinnati Violet," and it has the appropriate blue grid cancel used at that post office.

Purple backstamp. With 1985 and 1991 P.F. certificates

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