Lot 1111861-66 (1875 Re-Issue), 1¢ Blue, o.g., lightly hinged, choice centering amid large well balanced margins, Extremely Fine and choice, a gem 1¢ Re-issue; with 2016 P.F. Graded certificate (XF 90, SSV $1,550).
Scott No. 102 $800.
Lot 1121861-66 (1875 Re-Issue), 3¢ Brown Red, o.g., choice centering with wide margins, deep rich color on bright paper, choice and Extremely Fine, a rare stamp in this gem condition; with 1978 and 2016 P.F. certificates.
Scott No. 104 $4,000.
Lot 1131861-66 (1875 Re-Issue), 12¢ Black, Post Office fresh original gum, lightly hinged, precision centering with large evenly balanced margins around, rich intense color on bright fresh paper, long full perforations, a Superb gem, one of two examples to receive this grade with no examples higher; with 1988 P.F. and 2012 P.S.E. certificates, the later Graded (Superb 98, $18,000).
Scott No. 107 $3,750.
ONE OF THE FINEST MINT EXAMPLES OF THE 1861-66 12¢ RE-ISSUE ISSUE EXTANT.
A search of our records and of the Siegel website indicates that neither firm has ever offered at public auction a 1861-66 12¢ Re-issue in the grade of Superb 98.