Sale 1232 — United States Stamps and Postal History
Sale Date — Tuesday-Wednesday, 30-31 March, 2021
Category — 1901 Pan-American Issue (Scott 294-299)
VERY FINE APPEARANCE. A RARE BLOCK OF FOUR OF THE ONE-CENT PAN-AMERICAN INVERT.
The Pan-American inverts were the first bicolored postage stamps produced by the Bureau of Engraving and Printing and the first invert postage errors issued by the Post Office since the 1869s. The 1c Pan-American Inverts were found in several post offices around the country. Thirteen blocks of four, a block of six and a block of 20 are recorded in our Levi records -- the large block offered in our 2018 sale of the William H. Gross United States Stamp Treasures. Some of the blocks may have been broken into singles.
EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A STUNNING MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 8-CENT PAN-AMERICAN ISSUE, GRADED XF-SUPERB 95 JUMBO BY P.S.E.
Ex Merlin. With 2007 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $2,500.00), this is the second highest grade awarded (highest is 98)
VERY FINE-EXTREMELY FINE CENTERING. A GORGEOUS-LOOKING 10-CENT PAN-AMERICAN PLATE BLOCK.
Ex Byers. With 2009 P.S.E. certificate