Lot 1400 ()1847, 5¢ brown orange, without gum, wide margins, rich bright brown orange color, flaws including filled thins and faint crease not detracting, Very Fine appearance, an extremely rare shade in mint condition; with 2018 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 1d $4,500.
ONE OF ONLY FOUR RECORDED MINT EXAMPLES OF THE 1847 5¢ ISSUE IN THE BROWN ORANGE SHADE.