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Sale 1093 — The Curtis Collection: U.S. 20th Century and Air Post

Sale Date — Monday-Tuesday, 23-24 February, 2015

Category — 1915-17 Issues, cont. (Scott 475-482A)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
410
ogbl
Sale Number 1093, Lot Number 410, 1915-17 Issues, cont. (Scott 475-482A)$1.00 Violet Black (478), $1.00 Violet Black (478)$1.00 Violet Black (478). Top imprint, plate no. 5782 and "A" block of six, lightly hinged, intense shade and impression, choice centering for this difficult plate block

FINE-VERY FINE. AN INCREDIBLY RARE PLATE BLOCK OF THE $1.00 PERF 10 UNWATERMARKED FRANKLIN ISSUE.

Lewis Kaufman records only nine top and four bottom plate blocks of Scott 478. Plate 5782 was the only plate prepared for each of the $1.00 Franklin issues (Scott 423, 460, 478 and 518).

Ex Saddleback. With 1991 P.F. certificate

13,500
5,000
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