EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SPECTACULAR MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE ONE-CENT COLUMBIAN ISSUE, GRADED SUPERB 98 JUMBO BY P.S.E.
With 2019 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98 Jumbo; SMQ $1,900.00). This is the highest grade awarded to a Mint N.H. Scott 230 and it is shared by only five others.
1¢ Columbian (230), block of eight from top of left pane with "AMERICAN BANK NOTE COMPANY." imprint, letters "V V' and "No. 194" plate number, top stamps Mint N.H., bottom stamps with small hinge slivers where few minor perf separations sensibly reinforced, rich color, well-centered
"Saddleback" collection, Siegel Auction Galleries, 5/22/2007, Sale 935, lot 2
Very Fine appearance; few small faults in selvage, natural gum wrinkle affects three stamps
SCOTT CATALOGUE VALUE (2019)