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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-90c 1857-60 Issue (Scott 27-39)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
3080
 
Sale Number 1032, Lot Number 3080, 5c-90c 1857-60 Issue (Scott 27-39)5c Indian Red (28A), 5c Indian Red (28A)5c Indian Red (28A). Wide margins and precise centering with perforations clear of the design on all sides, magnificent rich true Indian Red color on bright white paper, neat New York circular datestamp cancel

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. THE 1857 5-CENT INDIAN RED IS AN INCALCULABLE RARITY IN THIS STUNNING QUALITY. THIS STAMP HAS BEEN GRADED XF-SUPERB 95 BY P.S.E. THIS IS THE SOLE EXAMPLE TO ACHIEVE THIS GRADE, WHICH IS THE HIGHEST AWARDED.

With 1995 and 2003 P.F. certificates. With 2007 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $20,000.00). This is the highest grade awarded and it is shared by no others

3,500
16,000
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