EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SPECTACULAR ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 30-CENT 1869 PICTORIAL RE-ISSUE, WHICH HAS BEEN GRADED SUPERB 98 BY P.S.E. THIS IS THE HIGHEST GRADE AWARDED.
With 2012 P.S.E. certificate (OGh, Superb 98; SMQ $15,500.00). This is one of only five examples to achieve this lofty grade in the P.S.E. Population Report with none higher. In fact, there are only two original-gum stamps graded 95.