Sale 713

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Puerto Rico
Lot Photo Description
Lot 103

Puerto Rico, 1898, 5¢ Coamo Provisional Issue (Scott 201), Type I, position 4 of the setting showing the characteristic raised "C" and "S" of "CORREOS" and the break in the right frame line; full margins top and sides, clear at bottom, showing a portion of the correct violet "F. Santiago" control mark., o.g., hinged, Very Fine, According to Scott, approximately 500 were issued of all four settings, with 2018 Crowe certificate.
Scott $700.
Estimate $300 - 400

Luis Alvarado in an article in PURIPEX - 77 theorizes that at most 140 examples of the type I could still be in existence.

Realized $850.
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