Sale 956 — The Jay Hoffman Collection of United States Stamps
Sale Date — Thursday-Friday, 8-9 May, 2008
Category — 1912-16 Issues (Scott 426-440)
EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 1914 8-CENT PERF 10 SINGLE-LINE WATERMARK, SCOTT 431, WHICH HAS BEEN GRADED SUPERB 98 BY P.S.E.
Ex Odeneal. With 1996 P.F. and 2008 P.S.E. certificates (Superb 98; SMQ $3,300.00). Only one has graded higher to date (at 98J) and only four others share this grade
EXTREMELY FINE GEM. THIS MAGNIFICENT STAMP HAS BEEN AWARDED THE GRADE OF SUPERB 98 BY P.S.E. -- THIS IS THE HIGHEST GRADE AWARDED TO DATE AND THE ONLY EXAMPLE TO ACHIEVE THIS LOFTY GRADE.
With 1998 P.F. and 2008 P.S.E. certificates (Superb 98; SMQ $3,450.00). This is the highest grade awarded to date and the only example to achieve this grade.
EXTREMELY FINE. A SUPERB MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE SINGLE-LINE WATERMARKED 50-CENT PERF 10 FRANKLIN ISSUE.
With 2003 and 2008 P.S.E. certificates (XF 90; SMQ $3,250.00)
EXTREMELY FINE GEM. AN OUTSTANDING MINT NEVER-HINGED PAIR OF THE 3-CENT SINGLE-LINE WATERMARK PERF 10 COIL, SCOTT 445.
According to Johl (p. 143) this issue was mainly used for special mailing purposes such as samples and pamphlets which were sent out in large quantities by individual mailers and resulted in limited distribution among collectors.
Ex Drucker and Scarsdale. With 1982 and 2002 P.F. and 2007 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $10,300.00). This is the only Mint N.H. line pair to achieve this grade, the highest awarded to date.
EXTREMELY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL MINT NEVER-HINGED GUIDE LINE PAIR OF THE 1914 4-CENT PERF 10 SINGLE-LINE WATERMARK COIL, SCOTT 446.
With 1976 P.F. and 2008 P.S.E. certificates (XF 90; SMQ $3,250.00)