VERY FINE. A LOVELY PLATE BLOCK OF THE 20-CENT PERF 10 SINGLE-LINE WATERMARKED FRANKLIN ISSUE WITH ALL STAMPS MINT NEVER-HINGED.
With 2014 P.F. certificate. Scott Retail as Mint N.H. $5,500.00, as hinged
VERY FINE AND CHOICE MINT NEVER-HINGED PLATE BLOCK OF THE 30-CENT 1914 ISSUE, SCOTT 439. ONE OF THE MOST DIFFICULT PLATE BLOCKS TO OBTAIN IN CENTERED CONDITION.
We have offered only two other Mint N.H. plate blocks since keeping computerized records. One, from the top position, realized $25,000 hammer in 2005. The other, offered in the following lot, is from the bottom position with few perf separations sensibly reinforced and with Fine centering.
With 2017 P.F. certificate
FRESH AND FINE. A REMARKABLY FRESH AND RARE WIDE-BOTTOM MINT NEVER-HINGED PLATE BLOCK OF THE 30-CENT 1914 ISSUE.
This is only the third Mint N.H. plate block of Scott 439 we have offered since keeping computerized records.
Ex Hall. Scott Retail as Mint N.H.
VERY FINE-EXTREMELY FINE. AN INCREDIBLY RARE MINT NEVER-HINGED PLATE BLOCK OF THE 1915 50-CENT PERF 10 WITH SINGLE-LINE WATERMARK.
This plate block is extremely rare in any gum condition -- this is one of only four plate blocks we have offered in ten years. We have not offered another Mint N.H. plate block in all of our sales since 1993 and our Rarities sales dating back to 1964.
Ex Curtis. With 2006 P.S.E. and 2015 P.F. certificates. Unpriced in Scott as Mint N.H. Scott Retail as hinged
EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB MINT NEVER-HINGED GUIDE LINE PAIR OF THE 3-CENT SINGLE-LINE WATERMARK PERF 10 COIL, SCOTT 445.
According to Johl (p. 143) this issue was mainly used for special mailing purposes such as samples and pamphlets which were sent out in large quantities by individual mailers and resulted in limited distribution among collectors.
With 2017 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $8,500.00). Only two have graded higher (at 95J and 98, offered in Siegel Sales 1010 and 1014) and one other shares this desirable grade.
EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 3-CENT HORIZONTAL COIL, SCOTT 445, GRADED SUPERB 98 BY P.S.E.
With 2017 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $3,500.00). Only one has graded higher (at 98J, offered in our Sale 1156) and only three others share this grade.
EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB USED PAIR OF THE 3-CENT HORIZONTAL COIL, SCOTT 445, WITH A COLORED CANCEL.
Ex "Tahoe". With 2002 A.P.S., 2004 P.F. and 2014 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $2,750.00 for normal cancel). Only one used pair has graded higher (at 98) and two others share this grade. We are unaware if the 98 has a colored cancel but we know the other two 95's do not
EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB MINT NEVER-HINGED GUIDE LINE PAIR OF SCOTT 446.
With 2014 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $5,250.00). Only two have graded higher (at 98)
EXTREMELY FINE GEM MINT NEVER-HINGED PAIR OF THE 4-CENT HORIZONTAL COIL, SCOTT 446.
With 2014 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $2,400.00)