Sale 997 — United States Stamps
Sale Date — Tuesday-Friday, 26-29 October, 2010
Category — 1913-15 Panama-Pacific Issue (Scott 397-404)
EXTREMELY FINE GEM. THIS SUPERB MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 2-CENT PANAMA-PACIFIC ISSUE HAS BEEN GRADED XF-SUPERB 95 BY P.S.E. -- THIS IS THE HIGHEST GRADE AWARDED TO DATE AND THE ONLY EXAMPLE TO ACHIEVE THIS GRADE.
In our opinion the Carmine Lake shade is almost as scarce as the Lake, Scott 398b. This is only the fourth copy we have offered since keeping computerized records, and this is the second in Mint N.H. condition.
With 2007 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $5,300.00). This is the highest grade awarded to date and the only example to achieve this grade. Only one other Mint N.H. copy has been graded, at an 80.
VERY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL MINT NEVER-HINGED PLATE BLOCK OF THE 10-CENT ORANGE YELLOW PANAMA-PACIFIC ISSUE. ESPECIALLY DESIRABLE WITH SUCH WIDE TOP SELVAGE.
With 2009 P.S.E. certificate
EXTREMELY FINE GEM. AN EXCEPTIONALLY DESIRABLE MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 10-CENT ORANGE PERF 12 PANAMA-PACIFIC ISSUE.
With 2010 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $5,500.00)
FINE-VERY FINE. AN ATTRACTIVE MINT NEVER-HINGED BLOCK OF FOUR OF THE 10-CENT PANAMA-PACIFIC PERF 10.
With 1981 P.F. certificate. Scott Retail as four Mint N.H. singles