Sale 1032 — The Nick Kirke Collection of Gem-Quality Used U.S. Stamps
Sale Date — Tuesday-Wednesday, 23-24 October, 2012
Category — 1890-93 Issue (Scott 219-229)
90c Orange (229). Perfect centering, long and full perforations, vivid color on crisp white paper, New York oval registry cancel
EXTREMELY FINE GEM. AN OUTSTANDING USED EXAMPLE OF THE 90-CENT 1890 ISSUE, WHICH HAS BEEN GRADED SUPERB 98 BY P.S.E. THIS IS THE HIGHEST GRADE AWARDED.
With 2010 P.F. and 2007 P.S.E. certificates (Superb 98; SMQ $1,850.00). This is one of only two examples of this issue to achieve a 98 grade and none has graded higher