EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A MAGNIFICENT USED EXAMPLE OF THE 5-CENT 1847 ISSUE, WHICH HAS BEEN GRADED SUPERB 98 BY P.S.E.
With 2006 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $3,900.00). This is one of only four to have been awarded this grade with just four higher.
EXTREMELY FINE GEM. ONE OF THE FINEST EXAMPLES OF THIS RARE 5-CENT 1847 PLATE VARIETY WE HAVE ENCOUNTERED.
The famed Wagshal collection contained more of the recut frameline and broken frameline varieties than any other collection we have encountered. Wagshal's finest example, offered in our Sale 993, is the only one we have seen that compares favorably to the stamp offered here.
With 2015 P.F. certificate confirming the variety, stating Position 1L and additionally stating "showing a slip of the engraver's tool at upper left." With 2012 P.S.E. certificate not mentioning the variety (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,350.00 as normal, unpriced as the recut frameline). This variety is now listed in Scott at a value of 2.8-times the normal stamp. Extrapolating from the SMQ value for the normal stamp, this might be valued at $3,500.00 or more
EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB USED EXAMPLE OF THE 5-CENT 1847 ISSUE IN THE ORANGE BROWN SHADE, WHICH HAS BEEN GRADED XF-SUPERB 95 BY P.S.E. THIS IS THE HIGHEST GRADE AWARDED.
With 2007 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $3,800.00). This is the highest grade awarded to an Orange Brown stamp in the P.S.E. Population Report.
EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SPECTACULAR USED EXAMPLE OF THE 10-CENT 1847 ISSUE IN THE FINEST CONDITION ATTAINABLE WHICH HAS BEEN GRADED SUPERB 98 JUMBO BY P.S.E. -- THE HIGHEST AWARDED.
With 1994 (as a pair), 2001 P.F. and 2016 P.S.E. certificates (Superb 98 Jumbo; SMQ $13,500.00). One of only fives examples to achieve this grade, which is the highest awarded.
EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB 10-CENT 1847 WITH ENORMOUS MARGINS AND A VIVID RED GRID CANCEL.
With 1985 P.F. certificate
EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A FANTASTIC LARGE-MARGINED EXAMPLE OF THE 10-CENT 1847 ISSUE.
With 1982, 2007 P.F. and 2009 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $3,900.00)
EXTREMELY FINE. A SPECTACULAR SELDOM-OFFERED 1847 PLATE VARIETY IN CHOICE CONDITION.
Ex Senchuk. With 2010 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $1,775.00 as ordinary used stamp). On a ratio basis, this stamp would most likely be valued around $7,800.00 in SMQ if it were listed