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

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

Category — 1861-66 Issue (Scott 68-78b)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
3125
 
Sale 1032, Lot 3125, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 68-78b)24c Red Lilac (70). Perfectly centered with wide margins, bright color and detailed impression nicely contrasted by red cancel

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB USED EXAMPLE OF THE 1861 24-CENT RED LILAC ISSUE AND ESPECIALLY DESIRABLE WITH THE RED CANCEL. THIS STAMP HAS BEEN AWARDED THE GRADE OF XF-SUPERB 95 BY P.S.E. -- THE HIGHEST GRADE AWARDED.

With 1987 and 2006 P.F. certificates. With 2007 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $3,500.00). This is the highest grade awarded

340
2,800