Sale 1264 — The Stephen Rose Collection of 2c 1869 Pictorial Issue
Sale Date — Wednesday, 28 September, 2022
Category — Unused Stamps
2c Brown (113). Block of 24 from bottom right with "NATIONAL BANK NOTE CO. NEW YORK" imprint, "No. 28" plate number and guide arrow at bottom, original gum, sixteen stamps are Mint N.H., including entire second and third rows and pairs at each end of bottom row, bright shade, choice centering
EXTREMELY FINE. A SPECTACULAR PLATE NUMBER BLOCK OF 24 OF THE 2-CENT 1869 PICTORIAL ISSUE WITH FULL IMPRINT AND GUIDE ARROW IN THE SELVAGE -- ONE OF THE BEST CENTERED AMONG THE FEW IN EXISTENCE.
Chapin census no. 321 (illustrated on page 24.) Ex William L. Moody III, John C. Chapin and William H. Gross. With 1957 P.F. certificate. Scott value $67,350.00 as plate block, three blocks and one pair without well-deserved premium for Mint N.H. stamps.