Sale 1156 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Thursday, 11 May, 2017

Category — 1910-13 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 374-396)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
3547
nh
Sale 1156, Lot 3547, 1910-13 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 374-396)8c Olive Green (380). Mint N.H., lovely pastel color, mathematically perfect centering with Jumbo margins, long and full perforations

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. AN ABSOLUTELY STUNNING MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 1911 8-CENT PERF 12 SINGLE-LINE WATERMARK ISSUE. THIS STAMP HAS EARNED THE PERFECT GRADE OF GEM 100 JUMBO FROM P.S.E. -- THIS IS THE HIGHEST GRADE POSSIBLE AND IT IS THE ONLY EXAMPLE TO ACHIEVE IT.

With 2009 P.S.E. certificate (Gem 100 Jumbo; unpriced in SMQ above the grade of 100, SMQ $10,500.00 as 100). This is the highest grade possible on the grading chart and this is the only example to achieve this ultimate grade. The next-highest grade awarded is a single example graded 98.

225
13,500