Sale 1014 — Outstanding United States Stamps
Sale Date — Wednesday-Friday, 12-14 October, 2011
Category — 1918-22 Washington-Franklin Issues, Pilgrim Issue (Scott 529-550)
EXTREMELY FINE. A PRISTINE MINT NEVER-HINGED PLATE BLOCK OF THE 2-CENT TYPE V IMPERFORATE WASHINGTON ISSUE.
Ex Vineyard. With 1990 and 2003 P.F. certificates
EXTREMELY FINE APPEARING AND RARE PLATE NO. SINGLE OF THE 2-CENT TYPE VII IMPERFORATE.
Most Type VII stamps were used by private vending and affixing-machine companies. However, unlike Scott 314A and 482A, a small supply of the imperforate 2c Type VII stamps did reach the public.
With 1973 P.F. certificate
VERY FINE MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE RARE 1919 2-CENT TYPE II ROTARY PRESS WASTE ISSUE, SCOTT 539.
With 1992 P.F. certificate
FRESH AND VERY FINE EXAMPLE OF THE RARE 1919 2-CENT TYPE II ROTARY PRESS WASTE ISSUE, SCOTT 539.
With 2007 P.F. certificate
VERY FINE. AN OUTSTANDING EXAMPLE OF THIS RARE ROTARY SHEET WASTE ISSUE.
With 2002 P.F. certificate
EXTREMELY FINE GEM. THIS STUNNING MINT NEVER-HINGED STAMP HAS BEEN AWARDED THE GRADE OF GEM 100 BY P.S.E., WHICH IS THE HIGHEST GRADE AWARDED TO DATE.
With 2011 P.S.E. certificate (Gem 100; unpriced in SMQ above the grade of 98, SMQ $2,100.00 as 98). This is the highest grade awarded to date and only two others share this desirable grade.