Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice


    HB-153 EP-118 Scott-109 Reed-IH10 10¢ Irving House - Hunt & Nash Extremely Fine.
    Numerical grade: 75case.60stamp.75mica. = 210
    This Ten Cent plain frame Irving House is considerably rarer than its Ribbed Frame counterpart. Fred Reed considers it an R-8+, indicating five to seven known, a number with which we agree. In auction appearance over a 104-year period, there have been 33 appearances of Ten Cent Plain Frame Irving House pieces and 73 appearances of Ribbed Frame examples. These numbers of course include massive duplication, but they serve very nicely to show proportionate rarity. This piece has a back with the typical light brass Irving House color, though it is somewhat darker toward the middle. The stamp has two light stains, and it is a bit soiled. The mica is problem free and quite nice. The back is assembled upside down relative to the face. This is seen throughout Encased Postage, but it is much more common on Irving House than on any others.
    From The Frederick Mayer Collection

    View all of [The Frederick R. Mayer Collection ]

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    September, 2007
    26th-28th Wednesday-Friday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 1
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 391

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    15% of the successful bid (minimum $9) per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Only 18 days left to consign to the 2019 September 4 - 9 Long Beach Expo World Currency Signature Auction - !

    Learn about consigning with us

    Thank you for your quick response. I am a member of Heritage Auctions and I am happy to say that it is truly a great platform.
    Mohammed J.,
    Durban, KZ
    View More Testimonials receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source:

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2019 April 25 - 29 Central States World Currency Signature Auction - Chicago
    2019 April 25 - 29 Central States World Currency Signature Auction - Chicago
    REALIZED $1,965,334