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Sale 918 — The Scarsdale Collection, Part 2: 1847-1869 Issues and Confederate States

Sale Date — Wednesday, 20 September, 2006

Category — 1847 First General Issue

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1
og
Sale Number 918, Lot Number 1, 1847 First General Issue5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Original gum, huge margins all around, soft brownish shade, impression shows distinct plate wear (especially in upper left background lines)

EXTREMELY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL SOUND ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 5-CENT 1847 ISSUE. ESPECIALLY DESIRABLE WITH SUCH WIDE MARGINS.

With 1992 P.S.E. and 2000 P.F. certificates.

6,500
6,750
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