1C blue TY was sold for USD120, 000

15 Nov 2019  Fri

In October 2019, Robert A Siegel conducted its recent sale. This sale offered an important collection of US stamps, proof from Ambassador J. William Middendorf II collection, Revenues from Michael Willis collection and choice classic with 20tg century stamps from many other consignors. One of the highlights of this sale was 1c blue Ty. I. This specimen is a rare sound four-margin example one-cent issued in 1851 was sold for $120,000.
This specimen is one of the finest examples of the complete design, the 1c blue Ty position is only one in the 1000 position used to print imperforate one-cent stamps. It is one of two graded XF 90 jumbo by PSE-the highest grade awarded.

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