Lot 3161918, $5 Deep Green & Black, top margin plate block of 6 with plate numbers "8178" & "8179" and arrow guideline, o.g., never hinged, rich deep colors, choice overall centering, wide top margin with strong intact perforations, Extremely Fine, a magnificent plate block of the 1918 $5 Franklin issue.
Scott No. 524 $6,000.
Lot 3171920, $2 Carmine & Black, top margin plate block of 8 with double plate number and arrow, o.g., never hinged, each stamp virtually perfectly centered amid large well balanced margins, intensely rich color and shade, fresh and immaculate, an Extremely Fine gem; with 2006 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott No. 547 $6,000.
A STUNNING PLATE BLOCK, ONE OF THE FINEST KNOWN OF THE $2 FRANKLIN ISSUE.