Sale 978 — The Beverly Hills Collection of Outstanding United States Stamps
Sale Date — Friday, 4 December, 2009
Category — 1870-88 Bank Note Issues
6EXTREMELY FINE GEM EXAMPLE OF THE 1881 3-CENT RE-ENGRAVED ISSUE, WHICH HAS BEEN GRADED XF-SUPERB 95 BY P.S.E., THIS IS THE HIGHEST GRADE AWARDED TO DATE.
P.S.E. encapsulated (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $2,100.00). This is the highest grade awarded to date and only four others share this grade.