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Sale 1122 — The Hanover Collection of Superb-Quality U.S. Stamps-Part One

Sale Date — Thursday, 7 April, 2016

Category — 1897-1903 Change of Colors (Scott 279-284)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
167°
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Sale Number 1122, Lot Number 167, 1897-1903 Change of Colors (Scott 279-284)15c Olive Green (284), 15c Olive Green (284)15c Olive Green (284). Mint N.H., intense shade and detailed impression, well-centered with wide and balanced margins

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 1898 15-CENT OLIVE GREEN. THIS STAMP IS GRADED XF-SUPERB 95 BY P.S.E. -- ONLY ONE HAS GRADED HIGHER.

Ex Dr. Killien. With 1995 P.F. and 2006 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $4,500.00). Only one has graded higher (at 98, realized $13,500 hammer in our Merlin sale) and only three others share this grade. This is the first in this grade we have offered.

475
4,250
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