ITALY - 1852, 5b pale rose

ITALY – 1852, 5b pale rose – SOLD for $4,000

1852 5b pale rose, printed on both sides, a striking example of this rare and striking variety, the front of the stamp is well margined with strong impression, used with black lozenge grid cancel, the reverse has an equally strong impression showing portions of four different stamps, very fine and attractive; five different values from the Roman States show this interesting error, all are great rarities and are only known used; a choice example of this extremely rare stamp; signed S. Sorani and accompanied by his 2007 certificate (Scott #6c; $13,000.00)

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