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Sale 959 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Monday-Wednesday, 23-25 June, 2008

Category — Revenues (First thru Third Issues)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
3274
 
Sale Number 959, Lot Number 3274, Revenues (First thru Third Issues)$500.00 Red Orange, Green & Black, Second Issue, "Large Persian Rug" (R133), $500.00 Red Orange, Green & Black, Second Issue, "Large Persian Rug" (R133)$500.00 Red Orange, Green & Black, Second Issue, "Large Persian Rug" (R133). Choice centering with mostly wide margins, deep rich colors and detailed impressions, blue "J. Wingate, (Jany 1?), New York" and embossed New York Surrogate's Seal, almost full original gum

EXTREMELY FINE. A SUPERB WELL-CENTERED AND SOUND EXAMPLE OF THE CELEBRATED $500.00 LARGE PERSIAN RUG. A RARE STAMP IN SUCH OUTSTANDING CONDITION AND ONE OF THE MOST BEAUTIFUL STAMPS IN ALL OF PHILATELY.

Only 204 were issued, and it is safe to say that most examples are faulty to some degree.

Unlisted in Kingsley census. With 2007 P.F. certificate

13,500
16,000
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