Lot 8871901, 1¢ Pan-American, bottom margin plate block of 6 with plate number 1172 and imprint, o.g., three with hinge marks, deep rich colors, vignette shifted noticeably upwards, unusually choice centering, Extremely Fine"high tide" shift in a plate block.
Scott No. 294 $325+.
Lot 8881901, 10¢ Pan-American, top margin single with plate number 1151, o.g., never hinged, exceptionally well centered, strong colors with sharp impressions, Extremely Fine to Superb; with 2007 and 2015 P.S.E. certificates, both graded (XF-Sup 95, SMQ $2,500), with only three graded higher.
Scott No. 299 $300.
A GEM NEVER-HINGED TOP PLATE NUMBER SINGLE OF THE 10¢ PAN-AMERICAN ISSUE.