Sale 639

Lot 3096


1851, 1¢ blue, type I (5), neat manuscript penstroke cancellation, decent example of this diserable type I stamp, in the gorgeous "powder blue" shade, a great rarity as less than 100 examples are known to exist, a wonderful opportunity to acquire an attractive example of a stamp that is missing from all but the most advanced collections; with creases, and a small portion scraped away at left, Very Good to Fine, 1972 P.F. certificate.
Scott $75,000.
Estimate $20,000 - 30,000.

Realized $14,160

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