EXTREMELY FINE GEM. THIS IS WITHOUT QUESTION THE FINEST EXAMPLE OF SCOTT 473 IN EXISTENCE. IT IS GRADED GEM 100 JUMBO BY P.S.E. -- THE HIGHEST GRADE POSSIBLE AND THE ONLY EXAMPLE TO ACHIEVE THIS GRADE.
Ex "Golden State". With 1989 P.F. and 2007 P.S.E. certificates (Gem 100 Jumbo; unpriced in SMQ above the grade of 100, SMQ $5,000.00 as 100). One is graded 100 (we have never offered it) and the next highest grade is 98.
EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB WIDE TOP PLATE BLOCK OF THE PERF 10 UNWATERMARKED 11-CENT FRANKLIN, SCOTT 473.
With 2018 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; blocks unpriced in SMQ). The accompanying note from P.S.E. states "BR--100", though it would be philatelic vandalism to break a superb plate block such as this to harvest a single