Sale 1007 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday-Thursday, 8-10 March, 2011

Category — 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-358)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2640
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Sale 1007, Lot 2640, 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-358)50c Violet (341). Mint N.H., intense shade and impression on bright paper, beautiful centering with wide and balanced margins,

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. THIS MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 1909 50--CENT PERF 12 ISSUE HAS BEEN GRADED SUPERB 95 BY P.S.E. -- THIS IS A DIFFICULT ISSUE TO OBTAIN WITH SUCH CHOICE CENTERING.

With 2010 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $5,700.00). Only one has graded higher to date (at 98) and only four others share this grade. As another indicator of rarity, this is the only example graded 95 or above we have offered in Mint N.H. condition.

690
4,250