Sale 956 — The Jay Hoffman Collection of United States Stamps
Sale Date — Thursday-Friday, 8-9 May, 2008
Category — 1851-56 Issue
5c Red Brown (12). Large even margins all around, part original gum, bright color and detailed impression
EXTREMELY FINE. A RARE SOUND AND FULL-MARGINED PART ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 5-CENT 1856 ISSUE.
Sound, original-gum examples of the 5c 1856 Issue are extremely rare, and probably fewer than six exist with margins around the entire design.
With 2006 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90 POG; $55,200.00 as OGph). Scott Retail as with gum