EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE SINGLE-LINE WATERMARK 50-CENT PERF 10 FRANKLIN ISSUE, SCOTT 440. THIS STAMP IS GRADED SUPERB 98 BY P.S.E. ONLY ONE GRADES HIGHER.
With 2007 and 2013 P.S.E. certificates (Superb 98; SMQ $12,000.00). Only one grades higher (at 100, realized $18,000 hammer in our 2016 "Hanover" sale) and only six others share this desirable grade.
EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A PHENOMENAL GUIDE LINE PAIR OF THE 1914 2-CENT PERF 10 COIL, SCOTT 444, GRADED GEM 100 BY P.S.E.
Ex "Alan". With 2008 and 2013 P.S.E. certificates (OGph, Gem 100; SMQ $2,100.00). This is the highest grade awarded to a Scott 444 line pair in any condition (used, hinged or Mint N.H.). It is shared by only one other, which is also hinged
EXTREMELY FINE MINT NEVER-HINGED GUIDE LINE PAIR OF THE 3-CENT SINGLE-LINE WATERMARKED PERF 10 COIL, SCOTT 445.
With 2004 P.F. and 2005 P.S.E. certificates (XF 90; SMQ $4,500.00)