Sale 1255 — The David W. Gorham Collection of Outstanding Used U.S. Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday-Friday, 17-20 May, 2022

Category — 12c 1851 Issue (Scott 17)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
248
 
Sale 1255, Lot 248, 12c 1851 Issue (Scott 17)12c Black (17). Huge margins all around including part of five adjoining stamps and part of bottom sheet margin, intense shade and impression, bold strike of "Bristol (R.I.) May 18" circular datestamp with additional red cancel at lower left

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A GORGEOUS USED EXAMPLE OF THE 12-CENT 1851 ISSUE, GRADED SUPERB 98 JUMBO BY P.S.E.

With 2016 P.F. and 2012 P.S.E. certificates (Superb 98 Jumbo; SMQ $4,000.00). Only four grade higher,

280
5,000