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
3108
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Sale 1106, Lot 3108, 1867-68 Grilled Issue, 1875 Re-Issue15c Black, Re-Issue (108). Original gum, lightly hinged, intense shade and proof-like impression on bright paper, wide margins

VERY FINE AND CHOICE. A BEAUTIFUL ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 15-CENT 1861 RE-ISSUE.

The 15c Re-Issue was printed from the original plate of 200 subjects. 10,000 stamps were printed (50 impressions). Only 397 of the 15c were sold; the remaining 9,603 were destroyed on July 16, 1884.

With 1983 and 2014 P.F. certificates

4,500
5,000