EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 1873 3-CENT CONTINENTAL BANK NOTE COMPANY ISSUE. THIS IS ONLY THE SECOND EXAMPLE TO ACHIEVE THE COVETED SUPERB 98 GRADE FROM P.S.E.
With 2015 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; unpriced in SMQ as Superb 98 in Mint N.H. condition). This is the highest grade awarded by P.S.E. The only other example to achieve this grade stood alone for eight years (ex Odeneal, Siegel Sale 941, lot 1100). Scott Retail as hinged