Lot 13891847, 5¢ red brown, ample to huge margins showing small portion of adjacent stamp at top, in combination with 1847, 10¢ black, single with large margins all around and vertical pair with margins large to just in at bottom right, tied by red orange grid cancel on piece, Extremely Fine.
Scott No. 1, 2 Estimate $4,000 - 6,000.
AN EXTREMELY RARE COMBINATION OF THE 1847 ISSUE BEARING A SINGLE AND VERTICAL PAIR OF THE 10¢ ISSUE.
This combination most likely overpaid the 34¢ Retaliatory Rate by 1¢ or possibly the 45¢ rate to Hong Kong and lacking the additional 10¢.