Lot 130 ()1869 (1875 Re-issue), 3¢ blue, evenly balanced margins and precision centering, rich color, Extremely Fine to Superb, a wonderful gem, the scarcest of the 1868 Re-issues with only 1,406 sold; with 1987 P.F. and 2017 P.S.E. certificates, the latter Graded (XF 90, SMQ $4,250) one of three no gum with none graded higher, only two o.g. examples are known graded higher at the grade of 95.
Scott No. 125 $2,500.