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    HB-185 EP-52a Reed-NO03 3¢ John W. Norris Extremely Fine.
    This 3¢ Norris is an extremely rare piece, which Reed considers to be an R-9, indicating two to four known. We know of four, and we believe that to be the full count. All four have high grade cases and all four have faulty mica. The Western Collection had two, the Mayer Collection had one and to our best knowledge this is the only other example known. The case is simply lovely, natural and problem free. The stamp is lightly toned, the mica has a fairly large chip out of the top layer, but the lower layers of original mica underneath prevent the stamp from being exposed.
    From The Honorable William H. Kelly Collection


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    Auction Dates
    January, 2012
    5th-10th Thursday-Tuesday
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