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Auction ended on January 10, 2020

Lot Number 26


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1812 Single Leaf -  O.110b R.6 PCGS Gen. VF Details


A third time visitor.  I offered it privately several years ago.  It returned for a place in my Aug. 2015 ANA sale, MB 41, lot 25, with the following description: The rarity – and cost – of this Red Book variety is such that most collectors never expect to add it to their collections.  A dozen or so examples are known.  This one was plucked from circulation and turned into a brooch.  The pin, once anchored to the reverse, is missing.  Clumsy solder marks survive.  The obverse sports a natural patina that nicely conceals a nick and faint scratches in the left field.  So display this rarity face up!  Barry Broyde’s VF example (ex Elton Dosier) found a new home last month at $9,000 in Stack’s/Bowers Baltimore Sale, lot 7119.  There is no reserve on this one.  Given the demand and extreme rarity of the issue it will not be overlooked.  Est. ???

Auction Ended

High Bid Maximum Bid Total Price
$275
Reserve met
$288 $302

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