Sale 1156 — United States Stamps
Sale Date — Thursday, 11 May, 2017
Category — 1910-13 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 374-396)
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.