The Reeded Edge recently purchased an immense U.S. stamp collection from an advanced lifetime collector. The collection spanned classics to commemoratives with extensive back-of-the-book also represented. Today’s offering will include selections from this collection. Buy with confidence, as we have made every attempt to disclose faults and characteristics of each lot, with a high degree of accuracy. We are also members of the APS (Rob Lehmann) and adhere to their code of ethics. PF, PSE or APEX extensions may be requested for any stamp, but the buyer will bear the costs of certification. With. that Said this is a SCOTT #12 5c RED-BROWN IMPERFORATE PAIR, UNUSED W/ AN ADVERSE APS CERT, BRIGHT & BEAUTIFUL-CAT $22000! APS CERT STATES “REMOVED PEN CANCEL”. WE HAVE EXAMINED THIS PAIR UNDER BOTH MAGNIFICATION AND UV LIGHT, AND CAN FIND NO EVIDENCE OF A REMOVED CANCEL. FURTHERMORE THS STAMPS ARE BRIGHT WITH SATURATED COLOR AND NO SIGN OF FADING WHATSOEVER. REGARDLESS, WE ARE PRICING THIS AS A USED PAIR, BUT STRONGLY URGE THE NEW OWNER TO GET IT RECERTIFIED. THIS IS A BEAUTIFUL PAIR THAT WILL LOOK GREAT ON AN ALBUM PAGE, AND HAS TREMENDOUS UPSIDE POTENTIAL! Our commitment is to provide you with quality coins and collectibles at the best possible prices. This lot is no exception. Please note, the coin and collectibles markets do fluctuate, and prices occasionally will change. In this rare circumstance, we will contact you first verify your order.