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Sale 1219 — The Edward Morton Collection of Outstanding Quality U.S. Stamps

Sale Date — Wednesday-Thursday, 8-9 April, 2020

Category — 1861-66 Issue, cont. (Scott 75-78c)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
227
 
Sale Number 1219, Lot Number 227, 1861-66 Issue, cont. (Scott 75-78c)24c Gray (78b), 24c Gray (78b)24c Gray (78b). Choice centering with wide and balanced margins, bright shade, neat strike of circle of wedges cancel leaves portrait clearly visible

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A BEAUTIFUL USED EXAMPLE OF THE 1863 24-CENT IN THE GRAY SHADE, GRADED XF-SUPERB 95 BY P.S.E. -- THE HIGHEST GRADE AWARDED.

With 2006 P.F. and 2015 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $3,250.00). This is the highest grade awarded and it is shared by only two others. The last time we offered this grade was in our 2012 Kirke sale

450
3,250
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