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Sale 958 — 2008 Rarities of the World

Sale Date — Saturday, 7 June, 2008

Category — Washington-Franklin Issues (continued)

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Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
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Sale Number 958, Lot Number 682, Washington-Franklin Issues (continued)$1.00 Violet Black (460), $1.00 Violet Black (460)$1.00 Violet Black (460). Mint N.H., mathematically perfect centering with wide and well-balanced margins, deep rich color and sharp proof-like impression on bright paper

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. THIS SUPERB EXAMPLE OF THE PERF 10 DOUBLE-LINE WATERMARK $1.00 FRANKLIN IS EASILY ONE OF THE FINEST IN EXISTENCE, AND IS GRADED SUPERB 98 BY P.S.E. -- THIS IS THE HIGHEST GRADE AWARDED TO DATE.

Even though this issue is not particularly rare, collectors who have been searching know the extremely difficulty obtaining examples with such perfect centering and in such pristine condition.

With 2005 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $29,200.00). This is the highest grade awarded to date and only four others have been awarded this highly desirable grade

1,900
20,000
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