Sale 362

Lot 80

1869, 3¢ ultramarine split grill (114 var.), right margin single with split arrow, original gum never hinged, beautifully centered within wide margins, exceptionally fresh with well defined grill, split almost equally between top and bottom. An Extremely Fine large margined gem, only eight (for regular and split grills) graded higher with no 100s SMQ $1,900 for normal grill.
Scott $275 as hinged

Expertization: with photocopy of 1991 P.F. certificate for block of 24 and 2008 P.S.E. certificate, the latter graded XF 90J.

Realized $1,350

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