Sale 1187 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Wednesday, 25 July, 2018

Category — 1851-56 Issue (Scott 5-17)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
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Sale 1187, Lot 31, 1851-56 Issue (Scott 5-17)1c Blue, Ty. IV (9). Position 91R1L, Jumbo margins all around including left interpane margin with centerline, bottom margin is large enough to show the guide dot at the end of the centerline, also showing parts of the three stamps which adjoin this position, pretty shade, light strike of circular datestamp cancel

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB EXAMPLE OF SCOTT 9, GRADED GEM 100 JUMBO BY P.S.E., FROM A DESIRABLE CORNER MARGIN PLATE POSITION SHOWING THE CENTERLINE.

The P.S.E. Population Report lists ten used examples of Scott 9 in the grade of Gem 100 Jumbo. We have sold six of them in our auctions before this example -- none of which show any portion of the centerline. That leaves two others from positions unknown to us.

With 2018 P.S.E. certificate (Gem 100 Jumbo; SMQ $2,750.00 as 100, unpriced in the Jumbo grade). This is the highest grade possible and it is shared by only nine others

85
1,900