FINE-VERY FINE. THIS IS THE ONLY MINT NEVER-HINGED TOP POSITION PLATE BLOCK OF THE 15-CENT 1890 ISSUE WE HAVE OFFERED SINCE KEEPING COMPUTERIZED RECORDS. THIS IS ALSO ONLY THE SECOND PLATE BLOCK WE HAVE OFFERED IN AT LEAST 25 YEARS.
The 15c 1890 Issue was printed only from Plate 22. Plate blocks are especially rare. We have offered only one other since at least the 1990s, from the bottom position, also in Mint N.H. condition, which was a plate block of ten.
Ex Wampler and our 1973 Rarities sale. With 1998 P.F. certificate
VERY FINE. A COLORFUL AND RARE SAMOA-U.S. MIXED FRANKING USE.
Odenweller Census No. 78. With 1984 P.F. certificate
EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A STUNNING PLATE NUMBER SINGLE OF THE 15-CENT 1890 ISSUE.
With 2001 P.F. certificate
EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 15-CENT 1890 ISSUE.
With 1999 P.F. certificate