2c Columbian, "Broken Hat" (231 var).
Deep rich color, beautifully balanced margins, neat strike of small target cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, a superb used example of this popular plate variety, with 2010 P.F. and 2005 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95; unpriced in SMQ as "Broken Hat" variety, SMQ $135.00 as normal), Scott Retail for this variety is more than 10x the normal used stamp, extrapolating from SMQ values for the normal stamp would give this stamp an SMQ value of more than $1,300.00
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