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)
EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A STUNNING AND HUGE EXAMPLE OF THE 1870 7-CENT NATIONAL BANK NOTE COMPANY H GRILL, WHICH HAS BEEN GRADED XF-SUPERB 95 JUMBO BY P.S.E.
With 1994 P.F. and 2003 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $2,700.00 as 95, $10,750.00 as 98). Only two have graded higher (both at 98), including the I Grill offered in lot 3229. This is the only example to achieve this grade