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Sale 983 — The Hampshire Collection of United States Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday, 23 February, 2010

Category — 1857-60 Issue

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
28
ogbl
Sale Number 983, Lot Number 28, 1857-60 Issue 12c Black, Plate 3 (36B), 12c Black, Plate 3 (36B)12c Black, Plate 3 (36B). Block of four, original gum, lightly hinged, intense shade and proof-like impression, top right stamp puled perf at right, few rejoined perf separations at bottom

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. A SCARCE AND ATTRACTIVE ORIGINAL-GUM BLOCK OF FOUR OF THE 12-CENT 1857 ISSUE FROM PLATE 3.

Most 12c 1857 blocks come from the multiples that were stuck together and soaked apart. This block is scarce with original gum and also has remarkable freshness of color and paper.

Ex Hansen. With 1977 and 2004 P.F. certificates as previous Scott 36b

5,000
1,300
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