Sale 932 — The Scarsdale Collection, Part 4: Washington-Franklin Issues

Sale Date — Friday, 30 March, 2007

Category — 1917-19 Issue (Scott 498 to 518)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
261
nh
Sale 932, Lot 261, 1917-19 Issue (Scott 498 to 518)$1.00 Violet Black (518 var). Mint N.H., deep rich color and proof-like impression on bright paper, perfectly centered with uncommonly wide margins, beautiful perforations

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A GORGEOUS MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE $1.00 1917 ISSUE, SCOTT 518, IN THE VIOLET BLACK SUB-SHADE. THIS STAMP HAS BEEN AWARDED THE GRADE OF SUPERB 98 JUMBO BY P.S.E., WHICH IS THE HIGHEST GRADE AWARDED TO DATE.

Ex Piedmont. With 1994 and 2002 P.F. 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 main shade offered in the previous lot.

120
6,500