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Lot 1072

1861, 3¢ lake (66), choice centering within incredibly wide margins, deep prooflike color and impression enhanced by brilliant paper. O.g., light handstamp on reverse. An Extremely Fine gem.
Scott $2,000

Expertization: 2002 P.F. Certificate
Stanley Gibbons backstamp.

The 3¢ Lake is rarely seen with large margins and is usually off center. This example, with its phenomenal margins, outstanding centering and remarkably fresh state is easily among the finest mint singles available.


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