Lot 413 oDocumentary, 1871, Third Issue, 5¢ Orange & Black, Center Inverted, unused with bright colors, centered left, trivial tiny translucent spot, Fine; with 2008 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. R137a $5,000.
AN EXCEPTIONALLY RARE UNUSED EXAMPLE OF THE 5¢ THIRD ISSUE REVENUE INVERT.
Most examples of this rare invert have faults to varying degrees. This unused example leaves the error fully visible.
Lot 414 oDocumentary, 1872, Third Issue, 15¢ Brown & Black, Center Inverted, bright colors, faint blue handstamp and herringbone cut cancels, small thin, Fine; with 2014 P.S.A.G. and 2016 P.F. certificates.
Scott No. R139a $9,000.
A RARE EXAMPLE OF THE 15¢ THIRD ISSUE REVENUE INVERT. ONLY THIRTEEN SINGLES AND ONE PAIR ARE RECORDED.
Lot 415 oDocumentary, 1872, Third Issue, 30¢ Orange & Black, Center Inverted, exceptional well centered with deep rich colors, attractively cancelled by blue herringbone cut cancel, fresh and Very Fine; with 1937 A.P.S. and 2004 P.S.E. certificates.
Scott No. R140a $1,750.
A CHOICE EXAMPLE OF THE 30¢ THIRD ISSUE REVENUE INVERT WITH GREAT EYE APPEAL.
Lot 416 oDocumentary, 1872, Third Issue, $1 Green & Black, Center Inverted, exceptionally well centered with beautiful rich colors, neat 1872 manuscript cancel, fresh and Extremely Fine; with 2008 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. R144a $15,000.
ONE OF THE FINEST KNOWN EXAMPLES OF THE $1.00 THIRD ISSUE REVENUE INVERT. A TRUE CONDITION RARITY IN SOUND CONDITION WITH OUTSTANDING CENTERING.
In his privately published census, Larry Lyons records a total of 26 copies. Of these five are on one document and one is on another, leaving 20 off-cover examples. Most of these have faults or are off-center with perfs cutting on one side. The example off here with.