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

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

Category — 3c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 10-11A)

Lot
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Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
3032
 
Sale 1032, Lot 3032, 3c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 10-11A)3c Claret, Ty. I (11). Perfect margins which capture portions of six adjoining stamps, deep rich color on fresh paper, bold strike of town cancel

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB USED EXAMPLE OF THE 3-CENT 1851 ISSUE IN THE CLARET SHADE WHICH HAS RECEIVED THE PERFECT GRADE OF GEM 100 FROM P.S.E.

With 2010 P.F. and 2007 P.S.E. certificates (Gem 100; unpriced in SMQ above the grade of 98, SMQ $475.00 as 98 Dull Red)

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