Sale 1197 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Thursday-Friday, 14-15 March, 2019

Category — 1857-60 Issue (Scott 18-39)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1622
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Sale 1197, Lot 1622, 1857-60 Issue (Scott 18-39)5c Indian Red (28A). Unused (no gum), wonderful intense color in the true 1858 Indian Red shade, proof-like impression on bright paper, margins clear of outer projections on all sides, reperfed at top and faint stain at bottom left

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. AN EXTREMELY RARE UNUSED EXAMPLE OF THE 1858 5-CENT INDIAN RED.

Our search of old auction catalogues and the records of The Philatelic Foundation and P.S.E. yielded only eleven unused examples of Scott 28A. Of these, the majority are without gum.

With 1959 and 1997 P.F. certificates

40,000
19,000