Sale 1037 — United States and Foreign Stamps and Covers
Sale Date — Monday-Friday, 10-14 December, 2012
Category — 1890-93 Issue (Scott 219-229a)
FINE-VERY FINE. AN EXTREMELY RARE MINT NEVER-HINGED PLATE BLOCK OF THE 5-CENT 1890 ISSUE.
Listed but unpriced as Mint N.H.. Scott Retail as hinged plate block plus two Mint N.H. singles
EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 8-CENT 1890 ISSUE, WHICH HAS BEEN GRADED XF-SUPERB 95 JUMBO BY P.S.E.
With 2012 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $1,500.00 as 95, $5,000.00 as 98). Only two have graded higher (at 98J) and four others share this grade.
EXTREMELY FINE GEM. THIS STUNNING STAMP HAS BEEN GRADED SUPERB 98 BY P.S.E., WHICH IS THE HIGHEST AWARDED.
With 2012 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, Superb 98; SMQ $2,850.00). This is the highest grade awarded and the only one to achieve it.