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

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

Category — 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Issue, H and I Grills (Scott 134-144, 135A-141A)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
3214
 
Sale 1032, Lot 3214, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Issue, H and I Grills (Scott 134-144, 135A-141A)1c Ultramarine, H. Grill (134). Perfect centering with wide margins, beautiful bright color, face-free cancel

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB EXAMPLE OF THE ONE-CENT 1870 NATIONAL BANK NOTE COMPANY H GRILL. THIS BEAUTIFUL STAMP HAS BEEN GRADED SUPERB 98 BY P.S.E. THIS IS THE HIGHEST GRADE AWARDED.

With 2001 and 2006 P.F. certificates (XF-Superb 95). With 2007 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $3,500.00). This is the highest grade awarded and it is shared by only one other

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