Sale 924 — The Scarsdale Collection, Part 3: Bank Note and Bureau Issues and Postage Dues
Sale Date — Tuesday, 14 November, 2006
Category — 1898 Bureau Issue
5c Dark Blue (281). Mint N.H., intense shade and impression, beautiful centering with unusually wide margins
EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 1898 5-CENT DARK BLUE BUREAU ISSUE, WHICH HAS BEEN AWARDED THE GRADE OF 95 BY P.S.E..
With 1986 and 2000 P.F. certificates. With 2004 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,050.00). This is the highest grade awarded to date; only four others have achieved this grade