Mint, never hinged but two stamps in the block have patches of lightly discolored gum, reverse. There is a notation in the selvage - see scan. All stamps I sell on eBay are unconditionally guaranteed - return for a full refund plus shipping if you are not pleased.* * * * * * * Looking for bargains to add to your collection? Check out my eBay store: . New items are added each week. Also, check out my other items I currently have up for auction. Be sure to add me to your favorites list ! Thanks for looking!