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Sale 1096 — The Robert R. Hall Collection of Outstanding United States Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday-Thursday, 28-30 April, 2015

Category — 1916-17 Issues (Scott 462-491)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
730
ogbl
Sale Number 1096, Lot Number 730, 1916-17 Issues (Scott 462-491)$1.00 Violet Black (478), $1.00 Violet Black (478)$1.00 Violet Black (478). Bottom imprint, plate no. 5782 and letter "A" block of six, lightly hinged with one or two Mint N.H., deep rich color and detailed impression

EXTREMELY FINE. A RARE PLATE BLOCK OF THE $1.00 PERF 10 UNWATERMARKED FRANKLIN ISSUE, SCOTT 478.

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). The top center stamp in this plate block is a real Gem.

13,500
4,750
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