Sale 1096 — The Robert R. Hall Collection of Outstanding United States Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday-Thursday, 28-30 April, 2015

Category — 1861-66 Issue, cont. (Scott 69-78c)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
152
og
Sale 1096, Lot 152, 1861-66 Issue, cont. (Scott 69-78c)24c Grayish Lilac (78a). Original gum, lightly hinged, intense shade and detailed impression on bright white paper with virtually colorless gum (all hallmark characteristics of the 1863 printing)

EXTREMELY FINE. A CHOICE EXAMPLE OF THE 24-CENT 1863 GRAYISH LILAC SHADE. VERY SCARCE IN THIS HIGH-QUALITY ORIGINAL-GUM CONDITION.

With 1986 P.F. certificate (submitted as No. 78, opinion states No. 70a Brownish Lilac -- we disagree)

2,750
2,600