Sale 924 — The Scarsdale Collection, Part 3: Bank Note and Bureau Issues and Postage Dues
Sale Date — Tuesday, 14 November, 2006
Category — 1891 American Bank Note Co. Postage Due Issue
10c Bright Claret (J26). Mint N.H., brilliant color and detailed impression, perfectly centered with huge margins
EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 1891 10-CENT BRIGHT CLARET POSTAGE DUE ISSUE. A REMARKABLE STAMP IN EVERY RESPECT.
With 2002 and 2003 P.F. certificates (the former as part of a pair). With 2004 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $1,550.00 as 95, $2,500.00 as 98). This is the only example to have achieved this high grade to date. None have graded higher. It is also the finest we have offered since keeping computerized records.