Sale 1150 — United States Stamps
Sale Date — Wednesday, 1 March, 2017
Category — 1916-17 Issues (Scott 462-480)
EXTREMELY FINE GEM BLOCK OF THE 5-CENT CARMINE PERF 10 DOUBLE-ERROR.
With 2017 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; blocks unpriced in SMQ)
EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB AND VERY RARE MINT NEVER-HINGED WIDE TOP PLATE BLOCK OF THE 7-CENT PERF 10 UNWATERMARKED FRANKLIN ISSUE IN THE FINEST ATTAINABLE CONDITION.
The 7c 1916 Issue is exceedingly rare as a full top plate block in Mint N.H. condition. We have not offered another example in any gum condition since our 2003 "Silver Lake" sale, and this block has better centering.
With 2017 P.S.E. certificate
EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A GORGEOUS MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 1916 11-CENT FRANKLIN, SCOTT 473, WHICH IS GRADED SUPERB 98 BY P.S.E.
With 2017 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $2,000.00). Only two have graded higher and five others share this desirable grade. This is the highest grade we have offered in one of our auctions.