Sale 932 — The Scarsdale Collection, Part 4: Washington-Franklin Issues
Sale Date — Friday, 30 March, 2007
Category — 1917-19 Issue (Scott 498 to 518)
EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE $1.00 1917 ISSUE, SCOTT 518, IN THE VIOLET BROWN SHADE. THIS STAMP HAS BEEN AWARDED THE GRADE OF SUPERB 98 JUMBO BY P.S.E., WHICH IS THE HIGHEST GRADE AWARDED TO DATE.
With 1999 and 2007 P.S.E. certificates (Superb 98 Jumbo; unpriced in SMQ in any grade higher than 98, SMQ $2,350.00 as 98). Only four have been awarded this lofty grade, including one in the Violet Black sub-shade offered in the following lot.