EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A STUNNING MINT NEVER-HINGED GUIDE LINE PAIR OF SCOTT 351, GRADED XF-SUPERB 95 BY P.S.E.
With 2006 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $8,000.00). Only one guide line pair grades higher (at 98, offered in Sale 1199) and only four share this grade
EXTREMELY FINE GEM. PROBABLY THE FINEST MINT NEVER-HINGED PAIR OF THE 5-CENT VERTICAL COIL IN EXISTENCE AND GRADED SUPERB 98 BY P.S.E. THIS IS THE HIGHEST GRADE AWARDED.
With 2001 P.F. and 2004 P.S.E. certificates (Superb 98; SMQ $6,500.00). This is the highest grade awarded with no equals
EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 5-CENT VERTICAL COIL, GRADED SUPERB 98 BY P.S.E -- THE HIGHEST GRADE AWARDED.
With 1985 P.F. (for pair) and 2010 P.S.E. certificates (Superb 98; SMQ $3,100.00). This is the highest grade awarded and it is shared by only three others
EXTREMELY FINE GEM. AN OUTSTANDING USED PAIR OF THE 5-CENT WASHINGTON VERTICAL COIL. THIS IS THE HIGHEST GRADED EXAMPLE IN THE P.S.E. POPULATION REPORT, WITH NO EQUALS.
Ex Bowman. With 1994, 2001 P.F. and 2009 P.S.E. certificates (XF 90; SMQ $2,000.00). This is the highest grade awarded to a used pair (no guide line pairs are graded). The next highest pair drops all the way down to a 75. We are confused by the low SMQ value since this pair realized $7,500 hammer in our 2015 sale of the Bowman collection
EXTREMELY FINE GEM. THIS STUNNING MINT NEVER-HINGED GUIDE LINE PAIR OF SCOTT 351 IS GRADED SUPERB 98 BY P.S.E. -- THIS IS THE HIGHEST GRADE AWARDED AND IT IS THE ONLY EXAMPLE TO ACHIEVE THIS GRADE.
Interestingly, this is the only 5c Washington-Franklin perforated vertical coil stamp ever produced. Demand proved to be so low that no others were made.
With 2009 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $13,500.00). This is the highest grade awarded and it is the only example to achieve this grade.