Sale 489 — 1976 Rarities of the World

Sale Date — Wednesday, 31 March, 1976

Category — 1857-60 Issue

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
65
c
Sale 489, Lot 65, 1857-60 Issue5c Brick Red (27). Horiz. Pair & Single, used in combination with 3c Red (26) & 12c Intense Black, PI. I (36) on Apr. 1859 Folded Letter to France, tied by "New Orleans, La.", Red "Boston, Paid, 24" & French Transit, Bold Boxed "P. D.", additional French Transits & Black "Boston Br. Pkt." on back. Perfs. touch on both the 3c & 12c, the single #27 natural preprint paper folds, the pair with trimmed perfs. one side of each stamp (a practice quite common in New Orleans at this period), still Very Attractive, and a Fabulous & Very Rare Combination, ex-Gibson

E. 1,000-2,000
2,000