EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A STUNNING MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 5-CENT COLUMBIAN, GRADED SUPERB 98 JUMBO BY P.S.E. ONLY ONE GRADES HIGHER.
With 1991, 2003 P.F. and 2008 P.S.E. certificates (Superb 98 Jumbo; SMQ $4,500.00). Only one grades higher (at 100, last offered by us in 2012) and five others share this desirable grade. This is the first in this grade we have offered since 2012.
5¢ Columbian (234), Mint N.H. block of eight from top of right pane with "AMERICAN BANK NOTE COMPANY." imprint, letter "B" and "No. 6" plate number, choice centering and margins, deep rich color on post-office fresh paper
William S. Floyd, Shreves Philatelic Galleries, 10/23-24/2001, lot 411, to William H. Gross
Extremely Fine. Small shallow thin spot in ungummed selvage at right
SCOTT CATALOGUE VALUE (2019)
Errata: Shallow thin spot in ungummed selvage at right
EXTREMELY FINE MINT NEVER-HINGED PLATE BLOCK OF EIGHT OF THE 5-CENT COLUMBIAN ISSUE.
The 5c is extremely rare as a Mint N.H. plate block of eight. With 2001 P.F. certificate