10¢ Ultramarine, Special Delivery (E11), wide top "BUREAU, ENGRAVING & PRINTING" Type VII imprint and plate number 5520 block of six, lightly hinged, choice centering with wide margins, brilliant color
Paul Cheyney (collection sold privately to Mr. Gross)
Extremely Fine; bottom left stamp trivial natural inclusion
SCOTT CATALOGUE VALUE (2019)
HISTORY AND COMMENTARY
The 1917 Perf 11 Unwatermarked Special Delivery stamps were printed from plates with and without the Bureau Type VII imprint. Plate blocks with the imprint and plate number are much scarcer than those with just the number.