15¢ Pale Ultramarine (382), full top "BUREAU, ENGRAVING & PRINTING" imprint and plate number 4951 block of six, hinge remnants bottom middle stamp, other five stamps Mint N.H., outstanding centering, fresh color and paper
Paul Cheyney (collection sold privately to Mr. Gross)
SCOTT CATALOGUE VALUE (2019)
FRESH AND EXTREMELY FINE. A RARE MINT NEVER-HINGED PLATE BLOCK OF THE 15-CENT 1911 SINGLE-LINE WATERMARKED WASHINGTON ISSUE.
This issue is seldom encountered as a wide top Mint N.H. plate block.
Ex "Silver Lake" and Curtis. With 2004 P.F. certificate
EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A GORGEOUS MINT NEVER HINGED EXAMPLE OF SCOTT 382. THIS IS A DIFFICULT ISSUE TO OBTAIN IN THE HIGHER GRADES.
With 2004 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $2,250.00). Only two have graded higher (one at 95J and one at 98). We recently sold the sole 98 for $5,250 hammer in our "Hanover" sale.