EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 2-CENT 1890 ISSUE WITH CAP OVER THE LEFT "2", GRADED XF-SUPERB 95 JUMBO BY P.S.E. THIS IS THE HIGHEST GRADE AWARDED.
With 1992 P.F. and 2011 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $3,600.00). This is the highest grade awarded to an unused Scott 220a in any gum category and it is shared by no others
EXTREMELY FINE GEM. THIS MAGNIFICENT MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 5-CENT 1890 ISSUE IS GRADED GEM 100 JUMBO BY P.S.E. -- THIS IS THE HIGHEST GRADE POSSIBLE. A TRUE CONDITION RARITY.
With 1992 P.F. and 2011 P.S.E. certificates (Gem 100 Jumbo; unpriced in SMQ above the grade of 100, SMQ $14,500.00 as 100). This is the highest grade possible and only two other Scott 223's shares this grade (one is ex "Hanover"). In fact, there are no other Mint N.H. stamps graded 100J among all the denominations of the 1890-93 Issue
EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A GORGEOUS MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF SCOTT 223, GRADED SUPERB 98 BY P.S.E.
With 1994 P.F. and 2019 P.S.E. certificates (Superb 98; SMQ $6,000.00). Only seven have graded higher (four at 98J and three at 100J) and only one other shares this grade