EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB MINT NEVER-HINGED PLATE BLOCK OF THE 30-CENT 1884 POSTAGE DUE ISSUE. EASILY ONE OF THE FINEST PLATE BLOCKS IN EXISTENCE.
The Scott Catalogue does not price this Mint N.H. plate block. The value for a hinged plate block plus two Mint N.H. singles is $4,150.00, which does not convey the rarity of this Mint N.H. Gem plate block
30¢ Red Brown (J20), Mint N.H. block of ten from top of pane with "AMERICAN BANK NOTE COMPANY" imprint and "No. 332" plate number, rich color and crisp impression
SCOTT CATALOGUE VALUE (2019)
$3,250.00 as hinged
HISTORY AND COMMENTARY
Since we started keeping computerized records, we have offered only two other Mint N.H. plate blocks of this issue--one top and one bottom.
FINE-VERY FINE. A HANDSOME MINT-NEVER HINGED EXAMPLE OF THIS SCARCE POSTAGE DUE IMPRINT AND PLATE NUMBER BLOCK.
Scott Retail as a hinged plate block of ten