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Lot 1355


1919, 3¢ Victory, the scarce deep red violet shade (537a), beautifully centered with distinctive luminous color and typical Salem Ohio precancel. Extremely Fine.
Scott $2,000 for fine

Expertization: 2002 P.F. Certificate.

Fewer than 20 used examples of the true deep red violet shade have been recorded, most with the Salem precancel.

The Scott Catalogue values #537a in the grade of Fine rather than their customary Very Fine. The 2004 Scott Valuing Supplement prices an Extremely Fine used example at $6,000!

Realized $2,000

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