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Sale 1166 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday-Thursday, 24-26 October, 2017

Category — 5c 1847 Issue (Scott 1)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
569
 
Sale Number 1166, Lot Number 569, 5c 1847 Issue (Scott 1)5c Red Orange (1c), 5c Red Orange (1c)5c Red Orange (1c). Large margins to full at bottom left, brilliant color, unusual heavy plate bruise deposits ink across Franklin's face and in "U" at top, red cancel

FINE AND UNUSUAL EXAMPLE OF THIS RARE 1847 SHADE.

According to Wade Saadi, the Red Orange shade was produced exclusively during the last printing, stamps from which were part of the Fifth Delivery (December 7, 1850).

9,500
1,700
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