Sale 769 — The Honolulu Advertiser Collection

Sale Date — Tuesday, 7 November, 1995

Category — 1859-65 Numeral Issue (Scott 17)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
305°
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Sale 769, Lot 305, 1859-65 Numeral Issue (Scott 17)1863, 2c Dark Blue, Bluish (17). Plate 5-B, Ty. IV, Pos. 4, broken toe of "2" variety, unused, large even margins, fresh

AN EXTREMELY FINE EXAMPLE OF THE RARE 1863 2-CENT NUMERAL IN DARK BLUE, NOTEWORTHY NOT ONLY FOR ITS CONDITION, BUT ALSO FOR THE STRIKING BROKEN "2" PLATE VARIETY

This stamp is quite possibly the finest 1863 2c Dark Blue extant. Ex Lichtenstein, Ishikawa. With 1967 P.F. certificate. The broken "2" variety is unlisted in Scott. Value for a normal unused stamp

4,500
10,000