Sale 967 — Important and Superb United States Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday-Friday, 16-19 December, 2008

Category — 1890-93 Issue (Scott 219-229)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
4336
nh
Sale 967, Lot 4336, 1890-93 Issue (Scott 219-229)8c Lilac (225). Mint N.H., deep rich color and sharp proof-like impression, perfectly centered with Jumbo margins, long and full perforations

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A MAGNIFICENT MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 8-CENT 1890 SMALL BANK NOTE ISSUE, WHICH HAS BEEN AWARDED THE GRADE OF 95 JUMBO BY P.S.E. -- A REMARKABLE STAMP IN EVERY RESPECT.

Ex Scarsdale. With 1999 P.F. and 2004 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $2,300.00 as 95, $8,200.00 as 98). Only one stamp has graded higher to date on the P.S.E. Population Report, and only one other shares this grade.

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