FINE-VERY FINE. A RARE MINT NEVER-HINGED PLATE BLOCK OF THE 10-CENT ORANGE PERF 12 PANAMA-PACIFIC ISSUE.
This is one of the most difficult commemorative plate blocks to obtain in Mint N.H. condition
10¢ Orange, Panama-Pacific (400A), Mint N.H. extra wide top plate number 6130 block of six, some reinforced perf separations in ungummed part of selvage only at top right, radiant color, well-centered with wide margins
Joseph E. Lessin, Shreves Philatelic Galleries, 5/31/2002, lot 537, to Mr. Gross
SCOTT CATALOGUE VALUE (2019)
EXTREMELY FINE GEM. THIS MAGNIFICENT MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 10-CENT ORANGE PERF 12 PANAMA-PACIFIC ISSUE IS GRADED GEM 100 JUMBO BY P.S.E. -- THIS IS THE HIGHEST GRADE POSSIBLE ON THE GRADING CHART AND THIS IS THE ONLY EXAMPLE TO ACHIEVE THIS GRADE.
With 1993 P.F. and 2007 P.S.E. certificates (Gem 100 Jumbo; unpriced above the grade of 100, SMQ $5,850.00 as 100). This is the highest grade possible and it is the only example to achieve this grade. For all Panama-Pacific stamps (Scott 397-404), only two others have an example graded 100 Jumbo -- Scott Nos. 397 (1c) and 399 (5c). Each has one copy at this grade. This is the only 10c stamp of the series to obtain this perfect grade.
FINE APPEARING PLATE NUMBER BLOCK OF SIX OF THE 10-CENT ORANGE PERF 12 PANAMA-PACIFIC.
Ex M.L.G. Collection
VERY FINE. AN EXTREMELY RARE PLATE BLOCK OF THE 10-CENT ORANGE PERF 12 PANAMA-PACIFIC ISSUE.
This is one of the rarest 20th Century commemorative plate blocks.
EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A HUGE AND SUPERB MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 10-CENT ORANGE PERF 12 PANAMA-PACIFIC ISSUE.
With 1997 P.F., 2006 and 2017 P.S.E. certificates (Superb 98 Jumbo; SMQ $4,500.00). Only two stamps have graded higher (at 100 and 100J) and this is the only example at 98J