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Lot 227


1863, 24¢ deep lilac, plate scratch under "A" (78 var.), exceptionally well centered within large margins, deep intense color in a particularly dark shade nearing that of blackish violet, cancelled by a central N.Y.F.M. cross-roads cancellation and part of red N.Y. exchange datestamp, fresh and Extremely Fine with extraordinary eye-appeal. The plate scratch is listed but not priced by Scott.
Scott $250+

Expertization: 1990 P.F. Certificate.

Realized $5,500

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