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FILTER: Area=United States, Sub Area=U.S. Stamps, General=Back-of-Book, Issue/Country=Special Delivery, All Sale Dates thru 2023/01/01, Catalogue = E8, Symbol IN ("NH")
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General/Issue
Sale#/
Date
Lot#/
Grade
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Special Delivery
2021-02-09
The James P. Myerson Collection of Superb United States Stamps
nh
Sale Number 1231, Lot Number 658, Special Delivery, Registration10c Ultramarine, Special Delivery (E8), 10c Ultramarine, Special Delivery (E8)10c Ultramarine, Special Delivery (E8). Mint N.H., deep rich color on bright paper, wide margins, Extremely Fine, with 1999 P.F. certificate (with top plate number selvage, which accompanies)

240
375
United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Special Delivery
2020-12-15
U.S. & Hawaii Stamps & Postal History
2146
PSE 98J
nh
Sale Number 1230, Lot Number 2146, Special Delivery, Registration10c Ultramarine, Special Delivery (E8), 10c Ultramarine, Special Delivery (E8)10c Ultramarine, Special Delivery (E8). Mint N.H., Jumbo margins and exceptional centering, bright color and proof-like impression

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB JUMBO MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 1911 SERIES SPECIAL DELIVERY STAMP, SCOTT E8.

With 2013 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98 Jumbo; SMQ $2,800.00). Only one stamp grades higher (at 100J, ex Whitman and last offered in Sale 1090). Only two others equal this lofty grade.

240
2,100
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Special Delivery
2020-10-19
Outstanding United States Stamps and Gold Coins
3625
PSE 90
nh
Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 3625, Special Delivery, Registration10c Ultramarine, Special Delivery (E8), 10c Ultramarine, Special Delivery (E8)10c Ultramarine, Special Delivery (E8). Mint N.H., rich color on bright paper, well-balanced margins, fresh and Extremely Fine, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $510.00)

240
375
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Special Delivery
2020-04-08
The Edward Morton Collection of Outstanding Quality U.S. Stamps
nh
Sale Number 1219, Lot Number 557, Special Delivery10c Ultramarine, Special Delivery (E8), 10c Ultramarine, Special Delivery (E8)10c Ultramarine, Special Delivery (E8). Mint N.H., deep rich color on bright paper, beautiful centering with wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 1995 and 2007 P.F. certificates (XF-Superb 95)

240
700
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Special Delivery
2020-03-03
United States Stamps
1252
PSE 95
nh
Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 1252, Special Delivery, Registration, Postage Due, Offices in China10c Ultramarine, Special Delivery (E8), 10c Ultramarine, Special Delivery (E8)10c Ultramarine, Special Delivery (E8). Mint N.H., outstanding centering and margins, deep rich color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2017 and 2019 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,125.00)

240
800
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Special Delivery
2019-03-14
United States Stamps
2120
PSE 90
nh
Sale Number 1197, Lot Number 2120, Special Delivery thru Offices in China10c Ultramarine, Special Delivery (E8), 10c Ultramarine, Special Delivery (E8)10c Ultramarine, Special Delivery (E8). Mint N.H., bright color, choice centering and wide margins, Extremely Fine, with 1980 P.F. and 2009 P.S.E. certificates (XF 90; SMQ $510.00)

240
500
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Special Delivery
2016-11-09
U.S. and Possessions, featuring The Weinberg Inventory
1105
PSE 90
nh
Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 1105, Special Delivery10c Ultramarine, Special Delivery (E8), 10c Ultramarine, Special Delivery (E8)10c Ultramarine, Special Delivery (E8). Mint N.H., bright color, choice centering and wide margins, Extremely Fine, with 1980 P.F. and 2009 P.S.E. certificates (XF 90; SMQ $510.00)

240
350
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Special Delivery
2016-10-06
The Hanover Collection of Superb-Quality U.S. Stamps-Part 2
1733°
PF 95
nh
Sale Number 1138, Lot Number 1733, Special Delivery, Registration (Scott E1-E12a, F1)10c Ultramarine, Special Delivery (E8), 10c Ultramarine, Special Delivery (E8)10c Ultramarine, Special Delivery (E8). Mint N.H., intense shade and impression on post-office fresh paper, wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2006 P.F. certificate (XF-Superb 95)

240
1,400
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Special Delivery
2015-10-27
United States Stamps
762
PSE 90
nh
Sale Number 1111, Lot Number 762, Special Delivery10c Ultramarine, Special Delivery (E8), 10c Ultramarine, Special Delivery (E8)10c Ultramarine, Special Delivery (E8). Mint N.H., lovely margins and almost perfectly centered, beautiful soft color and sharp impression, Extremely Fine, with 2000 P.F. and 2008 P.S.E. certificates (XF 90; SMQ $510.00)

240
400
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
Special Delivery
2014-12-17
U.S., Possessions and Confederate States Stamps & Postal History
1624
PSE 100J
nh
Sale Number 1090, Lot Number 1624, Special Delivery, Registration, Postage Due10c Ultramarine, Special Delivery (E8), 10c Ultramarine, Special Delivery (E8)10c Ultramarine, Special Delivery (E8). Mint N.H., brilliant color and proof-like impression on bright paper, mathematically perfect centering with Jumbo margins

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. THIS COLOSSAL MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 1911 SERIES SPECIAL DELIVERY STAMP, SCOTT E8, HAS BEEN AWARDED THE ULTIMATE GRADE OF GEM 100 JUMBO BY P.S.E. -- THIS STANDS ALONE AS THE HIGHEST GRADE AWARDED.

The first "Messenger on Bicycle" Special Delivery design was the 1902 double-line watermarked Scott E6. In 1908 the "Helmut of Mercury" Special Delivery stamp was issued. However, the Messenger on Bicycle design was re-issued in 1911 from new plates with a single-line watermark, and the same basic design was issued continuously until the Motorcycle Delivery design replaced it in 1922.

Scott E8 is not particularly scarce (it has a Scott value of $240.00 in Mint N.H. condition), but to find an example such as this one defies the odds. The P.S.E. Population Report statistics support this statement, as does a review of Power Search and older auction catalogs, which failed to find its equal

Ex Whitman. With 1992 P.F. and 2008 P.S.E. certificates (Gem 100 Jumbo; unpriced in SMQ above the grade of 98, SMQ $2,150.00 as 98). This is the only example to have achieved this pinnacle of grades. No other examples have been graded above 98J

240
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