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    Rare Three Cent White the Hatter - Likely the Finest Known

    HB-235 EP-59 Scott-179 Reed-WH03 3¢ White the Hatter Choice About New.
    Numerical grade: 90case.75stamp.80mica. = 245
    Mr. Mayer attributes this piece as previously being Lot 1010 of the Stack's December 1969 sale of the Arnold Perl collection. The description mates perfectly, and we have no doubt that this is that piece. Three Cent Whites are very rare. Reed considers them to be R-8, indicating five to ten known. We feel the number is eight or nine. And we believe that this is one of the finest, if not the finest. The case is 90+ percent silvered and simply beautiful. The stamp is a trifle toned, and it is centered a bit to the lower right. The mica is exceptionally clear, with only very minor crazes at its outer edges. Another example of high grade and meaningful rarity combining.
    From The Frederick Mayer Collection

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    Auction Dates
    September, 2007
    26th-28th Wednesday-Friday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
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