USA - 1858, 5¢ brick red, type I

USA – 1858, 5¢ brick red, type I – SOLD for $4,000

1858, 5¢ brick red, type I (Scott 27), “New Orleans, LA” postmark, phenomenal GEM quality example of this terribly difficult brick red shade; outstanding centering and nicely balanced margins; among the few known examples that we would consider calling a GEM, Extremely Fine, with 2017 P.S.E. certificate graded XF 90.
SMQ XF 90; $5,100.
Estimate $4,000 – 6,000

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