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Lot 52

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1858, 5¢ Indian red, type I (28A), flawlessly centered, gorgeous rich unmistakable color. Unobtrusive town postmark. Extremely Fine. SSV $20,500 (SMQ $21,000).
Scott $3,750

A SUPERB USED EXAMPLE OF THIS SCARCE AND OFTEN MISIDENTIFIED SHADE, VIRTUALLY NEVER SEEN IN THIS CHOICE QUALITY. THIS IS THE HIGHEST GRADE AWARDED BY BOTH THE PF AND PSE. EACH HAS AWARDED ONLY ONE OTHER EXAMPLE AT THIS GRADE.

Expertization: with 1985, 2023 P.F. certificates, the latter graded XF-SUP 95.




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