Lot 2708 BK1898, 2¢ orange red, type IV, vertical watermark, booklet pane of 6, o.g., never hinged, very well centered for this notoriously off-centered booklet, rich true orange red color, Very Fine and choice, a premium example of this scarce vertical watermark booklet pane in the scarcer orange red shade, undercataloged as the Scott catalog value is same for this and the more common red shade; with 2010 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 279Bk $1,000.
WITHOUT QUESTION ONE, IF NOT THE FINEST EXAMPLE OF THE 1901 1898 2¢ ORANGE RED TYPE IV BOOKLET PANE OF SIX IN EXISTENCE.