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Sale 967 — Important and Superb United States Stamps

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

Category — 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-356)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
4678
nh
Sale Number 967, Lot Number 4678, 1908-10 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 331-356)5c Blue, Coil (351), 5c Blue, Coil (351)5c Blue, Coil (351). Mint N.H. pair, deep rich color and proof-like impression, choice centering for this difficult issue

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A STUNNING MINT NEVER-HINGED PAIR OF THE 5-CENT PERF 12 VERTICAL COIL, SCOTT 351, WHICH HAS BEEN GRADED XF-SUPERB 95 BY P.S.E.

Interestingly, this is the only 5c Washington-Franklin perforated vertical coil stamp ever produced. Demand proved to be so low that no others were made.

With 1977 and 1999 P.F. and 2006 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $4,400.00). Only one pair has graded higher to date and none share this grade.

950
2,900
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