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Sale 1032 — The Nick Kirke Collection of Gem-Quality Used U.S. Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday-Wednesday, 23-24 October, 2012

Category — 5c-10c 1847 Issue and 1875 Reproduction of 1847 Issue (Scott 1-4)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
3009
 
Sale Number 1032, Lot Number 3009, 5c-10c 1847 Issue and 1875 Reproduction of 1847 Issue (Scott 1-4)10c Black (2), 10c Black (2)10c Black (2). Jumbo margins all around including sheet margin at right, proof-like impression on crisp paper, nicely contrasted by red grid cancel which leaves all the details of the engraving fully visible

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SPECTACULAR USED SHEET-MARGIN EXAMPLE OF THE 10-CENT 1847 ISSUE IN THE FINEST CONDITION ATTAINABLE. THIS BEAUTIFUL STAMP HAS BEEN GRADED SUPERB 98 JUMBO BY P.S.E., WHICH IS THE HIGHEST AWARDED.

Ex Renne. With 1989, 2001 P.F. and 2006 P.S.E. certificates (Superb 98 Jumbo; unpriced in SMQ above the grade of 98, SMQ $6,400.00 as 98). This is one of only three to achieve this grade, which is the highest awarded.

1,150
9,500
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