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    Extremely Rare Three Cent Norris

    HB-185 EP-52a 3¢ John W. Norris Extremely Fine. The rarest denomination of the Norris encasement, the HB book states "Under three known," but we know of three: the two pieces in Stack's June 2004 sale and this piece. The total census for all Norris encasements is only around twenty pieces, and this collection has three of the four known denominations. This piece has a beautiful, glossy medium brown case, totally free of flaws. The stamp is bright, but the mica is considerably cracked and separated, with one large area missing its upper layers, although the lower layers of mica continue to completely cover the stamp.

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    Auction Dates
    January, 2007
    4th-6th Thursday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 1
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