VERY FINE-EXTREMELY FINE. A STUNNING MINT NEVER-HINGED PLATE BLOCK OF THE 30-CENT PERF 12 SINGLE-LINE WATERMARKED FRANKLIN ISSUE. RARE IN SUCH PRISTINE CONDITION.
This is a scarce plate block in any grade. It is extremely rare in this superb Mint N.H. condition.
EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB USED EXAMPLE GRADED GEM 100 BY THE P.S.E.
This is the only example of Scott 439 -- Mint N.H., hinged or used -- that has reached the exalted grade of Gem 100 in the P.S.E. Population Report.
With 2015 P.S.E. certificate (Gem 100; SMQ $700.00 for 98, the highest grade they price)
EXTREMELY FINE. A HANDSOME USED EXAMPLE OF THE 3-CENT HORIZONTAL COIL SINGLE, SCOTT 445, GRADED SUPERB 98 BY THE P.S.E.
With 2011 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $1,500.00). This is the highest grade awarded by the P.S.E. as well as being the sole example to reach this grade. No other examples have been recorded higher than a grade of 95.