Sale 1199 — Gem-Quality United States Stamps

Sale Date — Wednesday-Thursday, 1-2 May, 2019

Category — 1917-20 Issues (Scott 519-547)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1531
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Sale 1199, Lot 1531, 1917-20 Issues (Scott 519-547)2c Carmine, Ty. VII, Imperforate (534B). Mint N.H. with wide top plate no. 12280 sheet margin, large balanced margins other sides, brilliant color on crisp white paper

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB MINT NEVER-HINGED PLATE NUMBER EXAMPLE OF THE RARE 2-CENT TYPE VII IMPERFORATE, GRADED SUPERB 98 BY P.S.E.

Most Type VII stamps were used by private vending and affixing-machine companies. However, unlike Scott 314A and 482A, a small supply of the imperforate 2c Type VII stamps did reach the public.

With 1976 P.F. and 2002 P.S.E. certificates (Superb 98; SMQ $5,750.00). Only one grades higher (at 100) and only two others share this desirable grade.

3,750
3,750