Sale 1034 — The Merlin Collection of Superb United States Stamps

Sale Date — Wednesday-Thursday, 28-29 November, 2012

Category — 1908-09 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-366)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
341
nh
Sale 1034, Lot 341, 1908-09 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-366)2c Carmine, Bluish (358). Mint N.H., rich color and proof-like impression on deeply blued paper, perfectly centered with wide margins all around, long and full perforations

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. WITHOUT QUESTION, THIS IS ONE OF THE FINEST MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLES OF THE 2-CENT ON BLUISH IN EXISTENCE. THIS MARVELOUS STAMP HAS BEEN AWARDED THE PERFECT GRADE OF GEM 100 BY P.S.E.

With 2007 P.S.E. certificate (Gem 100; unpriced in SMQ above the grade of 98, SMQ $5,300.00 as 98). This is the highest grade awarded (one other shares this grade).

170
6,250