EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A STUNNING USED EXAMPLE OF THE CONFEDERATE STATES 10-CENT FRAMELINE ISSUE.
The framelines between the stamps define Scott 10. The lines were engraved on the copper plate and served as a guide for the siderographer when aligning the transfers to make the plate. Each stamp shares framelines with the adjoining positions, so four-frameline copies are exceedingly rare.
With 2014 P.F. certificate (XF-Superb 95). This was offered in our Sale 1064 described with "scattered toned spots", which were carefully removed prior to the certificate being issued