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Lot 506


U.S.; General Issues, 1847, 5¢ Red Orange, #1c, red grid cancel, small to large margins, bright color, "creased upper left, closed tear top and bottom", internal tear near top not mentioned on cert., still a tough item. Wade Saadi indicates the Red Orange shade was produced exclusively during the last printing, stamps from which were part of the Fifth Delivery (December 7, 1850). 2018 A.P.E.X. cert.
Scott $9,000.
Estimate $750-1,000.

Realized $2,530

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