Sale 639

Lot 3289


1880 Special Printing, 10¢ deep brown (197), without gum as issued, sensational GEM QUALITY example of this difficult stamp; an extraordinary showpiece with beautiful large margins and fabulous rich color; a very rare opportunity to acquire a great rarity in the finest possible condition, Extremely Fine, of the 30 examples of the soft paper Special Printing known to exist, this is without question the nicest existing example, 1942 A.P.S., and 1972, 1984, and 2008 P.F. certificates.
Scott $50,000.
Estimate $35,000 - 50,000.


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