VERY FINE AND CHOICE. A RARE AND DESIRABLE MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 11-CENT 1917 ISSUE PERF 10 AT BOTTOM.
Ex Joyce. With 1977 and 1999 P.F. certificates
VERY FINE AND CHOICE. A RARE MINT NEVER-HINGED PAIR OF THE 11-CENT 1917 ISSUE SHOWING THE TRANSITION FROM PERF 11 TO PERF 10.
With 2004 P.F. certificate.
EXTREMELY FINE EXAMPLE OF THE 1917 11-CENT PERF 10 AT TOP VARIETY.
With 1994 P.F. certificate as part of a block of four and with 2001 P.S.E. certificate as this pair.
A FINE-VERY FINE AND EXTREMELY RARE PLATE BLOCK CONTAINING TWO MINT NEVER-HINGED AND ONE LIGHTLY-HINGED EXAMPLES OF THE 1917 11-CENT PERF 10 AT BOTTOM VARIETY. ONLY FOUR SUCH PLATE BLOCKS ARE KNOWN. AN OUTSTANDING EXHIBITION PIECE.
We record the following plate blocks containing Scott 511a: 1) plate no. 13470 with two Perf 10 stamps in the bottom row, ex Zoellner; 2) plate no. 13467, off-center with perfs touching at right; 3) plate no. 13467, three Perf 10 stamps in the bottom row, including a transitional 11-to-10 gauge; 4) plate no. 13469, with two transitional and one Perf 10 stamp in the bottom row, the example offered here.
With 2007 P.F. certificate. Scott Retail for just the three varieties without premium for the plate block
EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB EXAMPLE OF THE 1917 11-CENT FRANKLIN WITH PERF 10 AT BOTTOM, IN THE FINEST CONDITION ATTAINABLE. THIS MAGNIFICENT STAMP IS GRADED XF-SUPERB 95 BY P.S.E.
With 2007 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; unpriced in SMQ)
FINE APPEARING USED EXAMPLE OF THE 1917 11-CENT PERF 10 AT BOTTOM. SCARCE WITHOUT A PRECANCEL.
With 2005 P.F. certificate
THE UNIQUE USED BLOCK OF FOUR OF THE 1917 11-CENT WITH ALL FOUR POSSIBLE PERF 10 ERROR VARIETIES. ONE OF THE MOST OUTSTANDING RARITIES OF 20TH CENTURY PHILATELY.
Many examples of the Perf 10 on One Side rarities show transitional perfs from 10 to 11 or from 11 to 10. This is because the out-of-gauge perforation pins would frequently cross the span of more than one stamp. Depending on where the wheel contacted the sheet, it is possible for surviving multiples to show a combination of Perf 11 and Perf 10 stamps or transitional perfs on one stamp. The four possible varieties are Perf 10 at top or bottom and transitional Perf 10/11 at top or bottom. This block is remarkable as the only certified example with all four varieties se-tenant and no normal stamps. The Galveston duplex cancel, rather than a precancel, only adds to its rarity.
Ex Johl. With 1983 P.F. certificate. Scott prices a block with two error stamps at $10,000.00. Scott Retail as four singles
VERY FINE EXAMPLE OF THE RARE 11-CENT PERF 10 AT TOP VARIETY, IN A BLOCK OF FOUR WITH NORMAL STAMPS.
With 1999 P.F. certificate. Scott Retail as a single error without premium for the block
VERY FINE. AN EXTREMELY RARE MINT NEVER-HINGED WIDE TOP PLATE BLOCK CONTANING AN EXAMPLE OF THE SCARCE 11-CENT PERF 10 AT BOTTOM VARIETY.
Our records contain only five plate blocks with this variety. We are aware of only two others with wide top selvage, offered in the "Sirron" Collection (Siegel Sale 1001, lot 2077, off-center) and our Zoellner sale (Siegel Sale 804, lot 679). Only the Zoellner block is Mint N.H.
With 2018 P.S.E. certificate. Scott Retail as plate block with bottom three stamps the variety $25,000.00. Scott Retail as single variety with no premium for the position multiple