50¢ Violet (341), full top "BUREAU, ENGRAVING & PRINTING" imprint and plate number 4956 block of six, top center and top right stamps lightly hinged, others Mint N.H., exceptional depth of color, wide margins and well-centered
Paul Cheyney (collection sold privately to Mr. Gross)
Very Fine and choice
SCOTT CATALOGUE VALUE (2019)
HISTORY AND COMMENTARY
Scott 341 was produced from only one plate, number 4956, which had plate number blocks at top and bottom. Lewis Kaufman records only six full top and four bottom plate blocks available to collectors. There is another top position in the Miller collection owned by The New York Public Library.
EXTREMELY FINE GEM. AN OUTSTANDING PLATE BLOCK OF THE 50-CENT 1909 DOUBLE-LINE WATERMARKED WASHINGTON ISSUE. A REMARKABLE SHOWPIECE.
Scott 341 was produced from only one plate, No. 4956. It produced plate blocks at top and bottom.
Ex "Silver Lake". With 2007 P.F. certificate