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Lot 1455

1863, 2¢ black on orange, die 2 (U49), mint entire, size 7, U.P.S.S. #107 ($4000), strong embossing, sharp impression on very fresh paper free of any discoloration that is often seen. Tiniest left edge wear and pinpoint thin spot, small reverse paper h.r.s. Extremely Fine for this rarity of which the U.P.S.S. reports only fifteen known for #U48-U49 combined.
Scott $3,750

Realized $2,800

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