Sale 982 — United States Stamps
Sale Date — Wednesday-Friday, 16-18 December, 2009
Category — 1913-15 Panama-Pacific Issue (Scott 397-404)
EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 10-CENT ORANGE YELLOW PANAMA-PACIFIC ISSUE, WHICH HAS BEEN GRADED SUPERB 98 BY P.S.E.
With 2009 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $3,450.00). Only four have graded higher to date, and the highest grade thus far is a 98J.
EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A MAGNIFICENT STAMP IN EVERY RESPECT FOR THE COLLECTOR OF SUPERB MINT NEVER-HINGED GEMS. THIS STAMP HAS BEEN AWARDED THE GRADE OF SUPERB 98 BY P.S.E.
P.S.E. encapsulated (Superb 98; SMQ $14,600.00). Only one example has been awarded a higher grade to date (the Gem 100 which realized $105,000 hammer in our Sale 953), and only four others share this grade.