Sale 1106 — 2015 Rarities of the World

Sale Date — Thursday, 25 June, 2015

Category — 1867-68 Grilled Issue, 1875 Re-Issue

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
3105
og
Sale 1106, Lot 3105, 1867-68 Grilled Issue, 1875 Re-Issue1c Blue, Re-Issue (102). Original gum, lightly hinged, rich color on bright paper, choice centering with wide margins

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE ONE-CENT 1861 RE-ISSUE.

The 1c Re-Issue was printed from a new plate of 100 subjects, compared to the original plate of 200 in two panes. 10,000 stamps were printed (100 impressions). 3,195 of the 1c were sold, by far the largest quantity of any denomination of the set. The remaining 6,805 were destroyed on July 16, 1884.

With 1976 and 2014 P.F. certificates (XF-Superb 95)

800
3,500