Sale 989 — 2010 Rarities of the World
Sale Date — Saturday, 19 June, 2010
Category — Columbian Issue
15c Columbian (238). Complete pane of 50, natural s.e. at top, imprint at right and imprint, plate no. 58 and letter "M" at bottom, original gum, the plate block and 34 other non-s.e. stamps are Mint N.H., small hinge reinforcements along selvage and three stamps at right center and five along top, lightning bolt handling crease affects five stamps at top, some slight perf telescoping, tiny selvage tear in bottom of plate block and some hinge residue in ungummed selvage (can easily be removed)
OVERALL A FINE-VERY FINE SHEET AND EXCEPTIONALLY CHOICE PLATE BLOCK. COMPLETE PANES OF 50 OF THE 15-CENT COLUMBIAN ISSUE ARE RARE.
Scott Retail as Mint N.H. plate block of eight, 34 Mint N.H. singles and 8 hinged singles