Lot 2009 ()1857-60 (1875 Reprint), 24¢ blackish violet, without gum as issued, exceptional centering with perfs clear of design all around (rare thus), rich bold color, bright and fresh, Extremely Fine; with 2006 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 45 $3,000.
A WONDERFULLY CHOICE EXAMPLE OF THE 1875 24¢ WASHINGTON REPRINT.