EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB UNUSED EXAMPLE OF THE 30-CENT 1861 ISSUE.
With 2008 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $3,000.00). This is the highest grade awarded to any unused example of this issue. Scott 71 is notorious for its normally narrow margins, and the stamp offered here is a true condition rarity.
FINE APPEARANCE. A SCARCE ORIGINAL-GUM BLOCK OF FOUR OF THE 30-CENT 1860 ISSUE. A BLOCK OF FOUR IS THE LARGEST RECORDED UNUSED MULTIPLE.
Probably 15 to 20 unused blocks of four are known. The two blocks from the Zoellner and Whitman collections originally formed a block of eight.
FINE-VERY FINE APPEARANCE. A SCARCE BLOCK OF 21 OF THE 1863 2-CENT BLACK JACK ISSUE.
Ex Frelinghuysen. Scott Retail as blocks of four, pairs and single