Sale 978 — The Beverly Hills Collection of Outstanding United States Stamps

Sale Date — Friday, 4 December, 2009

Category — Air Post

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1115
nh
Sale 978, Lot 1115, Air Post$1.30 Graf Zeppelin (C14). Mint N.H. with plate no. 20088 at right, deep rich color and detailed impression, mathematically perfect centering

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A MAGNIFICENT MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE $1.30 GRAF ZEPPELIN ISSUE, WHICH HAS BEEN AWARDED THE PERFECT GRADE OF GEM 100 BY P.S.E. -- THE HIGHEST GRADE AWARDED TO DATE

With 2008 P.S.E. certificate (Gem 100; unpriced in SMQ above the grade of 98, SMQ $2,650.00 as 98). This is the highest grade awarded to date in any category and only three others share this grade

850
11,000