EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A GORGEOUS MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 8-CENT TRANS-MISSISSIPPI ISSUE.
With 1988, 2004 and 2011 P.F. certificates (XF-Superb 95)
EXTREMELY FINE. A GORGEOUS MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE $1.00 TRANS-MISSISSIPPI ISSUE, WIDELY REGARDED AS THE MOST BEAUTIFUL UNITED STATES COMMEMORATIVE STAMP EVER ISSUED. ESPECIALLY DESIRABLE WITH THE PLATE NUMBER -- THIS STAMP IS THE COMPANION TO THE FAMOUS "SCARSDALE" COPY WITH IMPRINT.
The $1.00 Trans-Mississippi's long-time popularity with collectors led to hinging of the vast majority of singles. The stamp offered here originally formed a pair with the single with imprint offered in the Scarsdale collection, which was graded XF-Superb 95 by P.S.E.
With copy of 1999 P.F. certificate for pair and with 2006 and 2011 P.F. certificates (XF 90)