Sale 968B — The Alan B. Whitman Collection, Part Three: 1902-34 Issues, B-O-B
Sale Date — Tuesday-Friday, 22-25 September, 2009
Category — Postage Due (Scott J15-J28)
EXTREMELY FINE. SELDOM-SEEN QUALITY FOR THIS 1891 POSTAGE DUE ISSUE AND ESPECIALLY SCARCE IN NEVER-HINGED POST-OFFICE CONDITION.
We have offered only seven Mint N.H. examples since keeping computerized records.
With 1997 P.F. certificate
EXTREMELY FINE. A HUGE MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 10-CENT 1884 RED BROWN POSTAGE DUE. A STAMP OF TRULY JUMBO DIMENSIONS.
An initial look at this remarkable stamp might lead the observer to conclude that the bottom margin is close. In fact, the bottom margin would qualify as wide on virtually any other example of this issue.
With 1993 P.F. certificate
VERY FINE. A RARE MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 1884 50-CENT RED BROWN POSTAGE DUE.
With 1992 P.F. certificate
EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SPECTACULAR MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 1891 10-CENT LIGHT CLARET POSTAGE DUE ISSUE GRADED SUPERB 98 BY P.S.E. A REMARKABLE STAMP IN EVERY RESPECT.
With 1992 P.F. and 2008 P.S.E. certificates (Superb 98; SMQ $2,950.00). This is the only example to have achieved this desirable grade to date. None have graded higher.
EXTREMELY FINE MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 1891 50-CENT POSTAGE DUE.
With 2000 P.F. certificate, and 2000 and 2008 P.S.E. certificates (XF 90; SMQ $2,400.00)