Sale 973 — 2009 Rarities of the World

Sale Date — Saturday, 13 June, 2009

Category — 1875 Reprint of 1857-60 Issue

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Sale 973, Lot 63, 1875 Reprint of 1857-60 Issue10c Blue Green, Reprint (43). Without gum as issued, deep rich color and proof-like impression on bright paper, precise centering with balanced margins

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. THIS MAGNIFICENT STAMP HAS BEEN AWARDED THE GRADE OF XF-SUPERB 95 BY P.S.E. THE 10-CENT IS ONE OF THE MOST CHALLENGING OF THE 1857-60 REPRINTS TO OBTAIN IN THIS SUPERB QUALITY.

As discussed in the previous lot, sound, extremely well-centered examples of the 1857-60 Issue reprints are exceptionally difficult to find. This stamp is one of only five examples among all values above the 1c to achieve a 95 grade.

Only 516 sold. Ex Morris. With 1994 P.F. and 2003 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $12,600.00). This is the only example to achieve this grade, with none higher.

3,000
11,000