Lot 22721895, 8¢ violet brown, D.L. watermark, o.g., never hinged, rich bold color, evenly balanced margins and precise centering, Post Office fresh with full intact perfs all around, a Superb gem, with only three examples to receive this grade with only one example grading higher (a 98J); with 1984, 1998 P.F. & 2021 P.S.E. certificates, the latter Graded (Superb 98, SMQ $8,500).
Scott No. 272 $210.
ONE OF THE FINEST MINT NEVER HINGED EXAMPLES OF THE 1895 8¢ SHERMAN ISSUE.