Lot 1860Postage Due, 1897, 30¢ deep claret, o.g., very lightly hinged, near perfect centering amid wide margins, deep bold color and particularly fresh, Extremely Fine to Superb, one of three examples to obtain this grade with none grading higher; with 2019 P.S.E. certificate Graded (XF-Sup 95, SMQ $1,300).
Scott No. J43 $600.
AN EXCEPTIONAL MINT EXAMPLE OF THE 1897 30¢ POSTAGE DUE ISSUE.