5¢ Jamestown (330), Mint N.H. top "BUREAU, ENGRAVING & PRINTING" imprint and plate number 3554 block of six, deep rich color on bright paper
"MLG" collection, Siegel 4/21/2009, Sale 971, lot 1390, to Mr. Gross
SCOTT CATALOGUE VALUE (2019)
EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A BEAUTIFUL MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 5-CENT JAMESTOWN ISSUE. SCARCE WITH SUCH WIDE MARGINS AND IN SUCH CHOICE CONDITION. THIS STAMP HAS BEEN AWARDED THE GRADE OF XF-SUPERB 95 BY P.S.E.
With 2005 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $2,150.00). Only five have graded higher.
EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 5-CENT JAMESTOWN ISSUE.
The Jamestown Issue is notorious for its tight spacing and narrow margins, which causes most copies to be off-center to some degree. High grades are extremely difficult to obtain on this issue in any denomination.
With 1975 P.F. and 2012 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $3,000.00). Only three stamps have been graded higher (two at 98, one at 98J).