EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE ONE-CENT 1869 PICTORIAL ISSUE, GRADED XF-SUPERB 95 BY THE PHILATELIC FOUNDATION.
With 2008 P.F. certificate (XF-Superb 95). This is the highest grade awarded by the P.F. and the only to achieve it. By way of comparison, P.S.E. has only graded two higher (highest is a 98) and only one at this grade.