1869 6c Ultramarine Vertical Bisect (115b)
1869 6c Ultramarine Vertical Bisect (115b)
1869 6c Ultramarine Vertical Bisect (115b)
1869 6c Ultramarine Vertical Bisect (115b)
1869 6c Ultramarine Vertical Bisect (115b)
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1869 6c Ultramarine Vertical Bisect (115b)

Estimate: 30,000 - 40,000 USD

1869 6c Ultramarine Vertical Bisect (115b)

Estimate: 30,000 - 40,000 USD

Lot Sold:30,000USD

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1869 6c Ultramarine Vertical Bisect (115b)


Left well margined half tied by target cancel and Mechanicsville, N.Y. JUL 6 datestamp on cover to Watervliet Center, N.Y., the cover is slightly reduced at left, unique and extremely fine, Ex. Coulter, with Philatelic Foundation certificates (1954 and 1978). Scott retail $50,000.00


The only known genuine copy of a 6c 1869 bisect and one of only two unique bisects in United States philately, both offered separately in this auction. Catalogue price based on 2012 sale.

Stamps Online: The Michael Bakwin Collection
Online bidding closed11 Apr 2019 | 06:37 PM GMT