Sale 975 — United States Stamps
Sale Date — Tuesday-Thursday, 23-25 June, 2009
Category — 1910-13 Washington-Franklin Issue (Scott 374-396)
EXTREMELY FINE GEM. THIS STUNNING MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 4-CENT PERF 12 SINGLE-LINE WATERMARK ISSUE HAS BEEN GRADED SUPERB 98 JUMBO BY P.S.E. -- THIS IS THE HIGHEST GRADE AWARDED TO DATE.
With 1996 P.F. and 2008 P.S.E. certificates (Superb 98 Jumbo; unpriced in SMQ above the grade of 98, SMQ $2,550.00 as 98). This is the highest grade awarded to date and only four others share this grade.
EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 15-CENT 1910 WASHINGTON ISSUE. A REMARKABLE STAMP IN TERMS OF COLOR, CENTERING, SIZE OF MARGINS, FRESHNESS OF PAPER AND GUM.
With 2004 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $4,250.00). Only two Mint N.H. stamps have graded higher to date.