Sale 1230 — U.S. and Hawaii Stamps and Postal History
Sale Date — Tuesday-Friday, 15-18 December, 2020
Category — Special Delivery, Registration
EXTREMELY FINE GEM MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 1895 10-CENT WATERMARKED SPECIAL DELIVERY ISSUE WITH DOTS ABOVE THE MESSENGER VARIETY. ESPECIALLY DESIRABLE WITH THE HUGE PLATE NUMBER SELVAGE.
The Dots in Curved Frame above Messenger variety (E5a) comes only from plate 882. It is priced in Scott at nearly double the normal E5.
With 2020 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; unpriced in SMQ above the grade of 90). Only one stamp grades higher (at 98, last offered in our Morton Sale 1219)
EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB JUMBO MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 1911 SERIES SPECIAL DELIVERY STAMP, SCOTT E8.
With 2013 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98 Jumbo; SMQ $2,800.00). Only one stamp grades higher (at 100J, ex Whitman and last offered in Sale 1090). Only two others equal this lofty grade.
EXTREMELY FINE GEM MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 1922 10-CENT SPECIAL DELIVERY ISSUE, GRADED GEM 100 BY P.S.E.
Ex Whitman. With 1995 P.F. (as Scott E12) and 2008 P.S.E. certificates (Gem 100; SMQ $2,100.00). Only one example grades higher and two others share this Gem 100 grade