EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A STUNNING MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 2-CENT 1902 ISSUE GRADED SUPERB 98 JUMBO -- THIS IS THE HIGHEST GRADE AWARDED AND THE ONLY EXAMPLE TO ACHIEVE THIS GRADE.
Ex "Elite", "Westchester" and Merlin. With 2004 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98 Jumbo; SMQ $2,950.00). Only one grades higher (at 100, realized $6,500 hammer in our 2016 "Hanover" sale) and one other shares this desirable grade (we haven't offered the other).
2¢ Carmine (301), Mint N.H. wide top "BUREAU, ENGRAVING & PRINTING" imprint and plate number 1763 block of six, gorgeous centering, radiant color on bright paper
Paul Cheyney (collection sold privately to Mr. Gross)
SCOTT CATALOGUE VALUE (2019)