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Lot 1135

1859, 12¢ black, plate III (36B), block of four, two extra vertical lines between the vertical pairs appearing to be double frame lines but extending from top to bottom, fresh and bright, original gum (minimal loss from hinge removal not mentioned on accompanying certificate), Fine and scarce.
Scott $5,000

Expertization: 1982 PF Certificate as double frame lines.

These extra vertical lines on plate III are noted but not explained in Neinken's
The 1851-57 Twelve Cent Stamp.

Realized $1,050

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