Lot 3012 -
1847, 5¢ red brown. O.g., extra large balanced margins all around, rich color, a Superb gem, with 2017 P.S.E. certificate Graded (Superb 98, SMQ $32,500).
Scott No. 1; $6,000.
THE HIGHEST GRADED MINT EXAMPLE OF THE 5¢ 1847 ISSUE, AN EXTRAORDINARY STAMP OFFERED TO AUCTION FOR THE FIRST TIME.
The next highest grade for an original gum example is 90 by the P.S.E., while without gum the highest is 95. US$0....Scott $6,000
Sold for US$ 29,000
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