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

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

Category — 5c-10c 1857-60 Issue (Scott 27-35)

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Realized
69
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Sale 1096, Lot 69, 5c-10c 1857-60 Issue (Scott 27-35)5c Orange Brown, Ty. II (30). Block of four, original gum, spectacular deep rich color and impression, well-centered for a multiple of this issue

FINE-VERY FINE. A SCARCE AND PRISTINE ORIGINAL-GUM BLOCK OF FOUR OF THE 1861 5-CENT TYPE II ORANGE BROWN.

Although a relatively large number of 5c Orange Browns reached collectors from unused supplies left over after the issue was demonetized due to the Civil War, multiples are scarce, and most have been broken to feed the market's desire for singles.

7,000
1,800