Sale 1106 — 2015 Rarities of the World

Sale Date — Thursday, 25 June, 2015

Category — 1902-08 Issue and Later Issues

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
3157
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Sale 1106, Lot 3157, 1902-08 Issue and Later Issues$1.00 Violet Black (460). Mint N.H., mathematically perfect centering, huge and well-balanced margins, deep rich color and sharp proof-like impression on bright paper

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. THIS SUPERB JUMBO EXAMPLE OF THE PERF 10 DOUBLE-LINE WATERMARK $1.00 FRANKLIN IS GRADED SUPERB 98 JUMBO BY P.S.E. -- THIS IS THE HIGHEST GRADE AWARDED. CERTAINLY ONE OF THE FINEST EXAMPLES EXTANT.

Even though this issue is not particularly rare, collectors who have been searching know the extreme difficulty of obtaining examples with such perfect centering and in such pristine condition. With 2014 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98 Jumbo; unpriced above the grade of 98, SMQ $13,750.00 for 98). This is the highest grade awarded and the only example to reach this exalted grade

1,450
12,000