Lot 253Postage Due, 1895, 3¢ deep claret, o.g., never hinged, intensely rich color on bright paper, wide margins and exceptional centering, an Extremely Fine to Superb jumbo, a wonderful large margin gem, one of only two examples to receive this graded with only one higher; with 2004 P.F. and 2015 P.S.E. certificates, the latter Graded (XF-Sup 95J, SMQ $1,625).
Scott No. J33 $575.