Sale 1094 — The Curtis Collection: Back of Book and Possessions

Sale Date — Wednesday, 25 March, 2015

Category — Postage Due: 1894-1912 Issues (Scott J29-J50)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
69
 
Sale Number 1094, Lot Number 69, Postage Due: 1894-1912 Issues (Scott J29-J50)1c Vermilion (J29), 1c Vermilion (J29)1c Vermilion (J29). Brilliant color on bright paper, remarkably wide margins, light strike of oval cancel leaves design clearly visible

EXTREMELY FINE. ARGUABLY THE FINEST USED EXAMPLE OF THE ONE-CENT POSTAGE DUE ISSUE, SCOTT J29, IN EXISTENCE. AN EXTREMELY DIFFICULT STAMP TO FIND IN SOUND CONDITION AND WITH SUCH WIDE MARGINS.

Ex Twigg-Smith and Tahoe. With 2001 P.F. and 2008 P.S.E. certificates (VF-XF 85 Jumbo; SMQ $1,300.00). Only one stamp grades slightly higher (90)

725
1,800