Sale 953 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday-Friday, 25-28 March, 2008

Category — 1909 Bluish Paper Issue (Scott 357-366)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
992
nh
Sale 953, Lot 992, 1909 Bluish Paper Issue (Scott 357-366)2c Carmine, Bluish (358). Mint N.H., intense shade on deeply blued paper, gorgeous centering for this difficult issue

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. THIS MAGNIFICENT MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 2-CENT ON BLUISH PAPER HAS BEEN GRADED XF-SUPERB 95 BY P.S.E. A GREAT RARITY IN SUCH SUPERB CONDITION.

With 2006 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $2,100.00). Only one has graded higher (at 100!), and only four others share this grade.

190
3,250