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    AN EXCEEDINGLY RARE NEVER HINGED 1¢ PERFORATED TYPE IIIA

    1c Blue, Type IIIa (22), an incredibly choice example of 'B' relief from the second row of plate 4; beautifully centered, showing a wide break in the top outer line and a fine but complete outer line at the bottom, deep color on unbelievably bright paper with unblemished, never hinged original gum; wonderfully fresh and Extremely Fine. Scott $2,600 for hinged.

    SMQ $6,650 for hinged


    NOT MERELY AN EXTRAORDINARY MINT 1¢ TYPE IIIa, BUT AN EXTRAORDINARY, AND NEARLY NON-EXISTENT, NEVER HINGED 1¢ TYPE IIIa- ONLY 2 GRADED HIGHER.

    Expertization: PSE Encapsulated graded 90


    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    August, 2009
    7th-11th Friday-Tuesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 5
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