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
3082
 
Sale 1032, Lot 3082, 5c-90c 1857-60 Issue (Scott 27-39)5c Orange Brown, Ty. II (30). Beautifully centered, deep rich color on fresh paper, light but clear red town cancel struck at lower right leaving entire design unobscured

EXTREMELY FINE USED EXAMPLE OF THE 5-CENT TYPE II ORANGE BROWN.

The Orange Brown is much scarcer used than unused. Examples in this choice sound used condition are rare.

With 2002 P.F., 1998 and 2005 P.S.E. certificates (XF 90; SMQ $3,150.00). Only three examples have been graded higher (at 95) and this is the only stamp to achieve this grade

1,475
1,700