EXTREMELY FINE. A CHOICE LIGHTLY-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THIS RARE ROTARY-PRESS COIL WASTE ISSUE. AN EXCEEDINGLY DIFFICULT STAMP TO FIND IN SUCH CONDITION. THIS IS ONE OF THE FINEST WE HAVE EVER OFFERED.
With 1973 P.F. certificate for block and 1998 P.F. certificate as a single
EXTREMELY FINE. THIS IS THE EARLIEST DOCUMENTED USE OF THE 1923 ONE-CENT ROTARY PERF 11. ONLY NINE POSTCARDS AND FIVE COVERS HAVE BEEN CERTIFIED AS GENUINE BY THE PHILATELIC FOUNDATION. A WONDERFUL EXHIBITION ITEM.
A small quantity of 1c Rotary Press stamps was perforated 11 at the end of 1922, using remainder sheets from the earlier printings that were normally perforated in 10 gauge or 11/10 compound gauge. Its existence as a Perf 11 variety was discovered in 1936, and the stamp received its Scott Catalogue listing in 1938.
With 2007 A.P.S. certificate
EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 1920 $2.00 FRANKLIN ISSUE IN THE LAKE AND BLACK SHADE. THIS WONDERFUL STAMP HAS BEEN AWARDED THE GRADE OF XF-SUPERB 95 JUMBO BY P.S.E.
,Ex Killien and Scarsdale. With 2007 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $1,850.00 as 95, $4,850.00 as 98). Only one has graded higher to date and this is the only example to achieve this grade.