Sale 1197 — United States Stamps
Sale Date — Thursday-Friday, 14-15 March, 2019
Category — 1881-93 American Bank Note Co. Issues (Scott 205-229)
EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB MINT NEVER-HINGED PLATE BLOCK OF THE 4-CENT 1890 ISSUE.
Power Search reveals that we have sold only one other bottom Mint N.H. plate block of this issue since keeping computerized records (plate block of ten, ex "Silver Lake" and Curtis). This example has similarly choice centering and also contains the extra two stamps at right with the half arrow.
With 2018 P.F. certificate. Scott does not price the plate block of 12, though we feel they should as the half arrow completes the full printing in the selvage. Scott Retail for plate block of ten and two Mint N.H. singles
EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SPECTACULAR ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 6-CENT 1890 ISSUE, WHICH HAS BEEN AWARDED THE GRADE OF GEM 100 JUMBO BY P.S.E. -- THIS IS THE HIGHEST GRADE AWARDED AND NONE SHARE IT.
With 2018 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, Gem 100 Jumbo; unpriced in SMQ above the grade of 100, SMQ $2,400.00 as 100). This is the highest grade awarded and none share it. There is one other hinged example graded 100