USA - 1894, 5¢ chocolate, imperf horizontally

USA – 1894, 5¢ chocolate, imperf horizontally – SOLD for $1,400

1894, 5¢ chocolate, imperf horizontally (Scott 255c), vertical pair, slightly disturbed o.g. (light natural gum wrinkles as are always found on this issue), impressive pair with selvage at left; a well margined, nicely centered multiple (most that are known are off centered) with ravishing rich color; a true rarity missing from all but the most advanced collections, Very Fine, less than 50 pairs are believed to exist.
Scott $4,000.
Estimate $2,500 – 3,500

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