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    John Gault, 5 cents, HB-131, EP-79, Reed-JG05RB. XF. This is a splendid example of the popular ribbed (or grooved) frame case, which the issuer Gault employed on several of his early issues. The stamp is vivid and well centered. The mica is virtually perfect with only the slightest traces of very light crazing and a one millimeter tiny crack near the E in FIVE. The case is golden-brassy, but imperfectly closed and has discoloration around the circumference of the merchant side. This is an R.4 item that catalogs $500 and up. (NGC ID# 2EJ8, PCGS# 661401)

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    November, 2000
    16th-17th Thursday-Friday
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