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Sale 1199 — Gem-Quality United States Stamps

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

Category — Special Delivery, Offices in China, Parcel Post

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1594
nh
Sale Number 1199, Lot Number 1594, Special Delivery, Offices in China, Parcel Post$1.00 Parcel Post (Q12), $1.00 Parcel Post (Q12)$1.00 Parcel Post (Q12). Mint N.H., deep rich color on bright paper, essentially perfect centering with wide and balanced margins

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE $1.00 PARCEL POST, GRADED SUPERB 98 BY P.S.E.

According to Johl and Gobie, the $1.00 Parcel Post stamp originally had the manufacturing design ultimately used for the 25c stamp. This fruit growing scene is from a photograph provided by the Department of Agriculture of a grove in Florida.

1990 and 1993 P.F. certificates no longer accompany. With 2008 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $8,000.00). Only three grade higher (highest is 100) and only five others share this lofty grade.

700
5,000
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