Sale 951 — The Tahoe Collection of Superb Used U.S. Stamps

Sale Date — Wednesday, 27 February, 2008

Category — 1851-56 Issue

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Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
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Sale 951, Lot 8, 1851-56 Issue1c Blue, Ty. IV (9). Enormous margins all around incl. parts of five adjoining stamps and sheet margin at left, brilliant color, crisp impression, neat strike of Atlanta circular datestamp

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. THIS MARVELOUS STAMP, WHICH IS SURELY ONE OF THE FINEST IN EXISTENCE, HAS BEEN AWARDED THE SUPREME GRADE OF GEM 100 JUMBO BY P.S.E. -- A PERFECT STAMP IN TERMS OF MARGINS, COLOR, IMPRESSION, CANCEL AND OVERALL FRESHNESS.

With 2006 P.S.E. certificate (Gem 100 Jumbo; unpriced in SMQ above the grade of 98, SMQ $1,850.00 as 98). This is the only example to date to receive this ultimate grade.

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