Lot 3118 o1857, 12¢ black, plate I, exceptionally well centered with margins clear of framelines all around, intense shade and impression, sharp Seneca Falls N.Y. town cds cancel, choice and Extremely Fine to Superb; P.S.E. encapsulated (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $2,750). Only three have graded higher to date, all at 98.
Scott No. 36 $300.
AN GEM EXAMPLE OF THE 12¢ 1857 ISSUE FROM PLATE ONE IN OUTSTANDING CONDITION.