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Sale 921 — Superb Graded United States Stamps

Sale Date — Wednesday, 18 October, 2006

Category — Washington-Franklin Issues (continued)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
665
nh
Sale Number 921, Lot Number 665, Washington-Franklin Issues (continued)50c Violet (422), 50c Violet (422)50c Violet (422). Mint N.H., remarkable centering with unusually wide margins at sides, brilliant color on bright paper

EXTREMELY FINE. A SUPERB EXAMPLE OF THE 1912 50-CENT FRANKLIN ON DOUBLE-LINE WATERMARKED PAPER.

According to Johl (Vol. 1, page 203), Scott 422 was issued more than two years prior to the release of Scott 421. A supply of the double-line watermark paper was still on hand, and was used to fill the need for higher denomination stamps.

With 1998 P.F. and 2005 P.S.E. certificates (XF 90; SMQ $1,600.00), worthy of 95 points

550
1,400
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