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

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

Category — 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
3351
 
Sale 1032, Lot 3351, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)50c Columbian (240). Wonderfully well-centered with Jumbo margins, deep rich color on bright paper, duplex cancel leaves design clearly visible

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB USED EXAMPLE OF THE 50-CENT COLUMBIAN ISSUE, WHICH HAS BEEN GRADED XF-SUPERB 95 JUMBO BY P.S.E.

With 1997 P.F. and 2007 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $1,200.00 as 95, $2,700.00 as 98). Only one example has been graded higher (offered in previous lot) and only one other shares this grade

200
1,100