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
3353
 
Sale 1032, Lot 3353, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)$1.00 Columbian (241). Choice centering with wide and balanced margins, intense fiery color on fresh paper, lightly struck mute double oval cancel

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A GORGEOUS USED EXAMPLE OF THE $1.00 COLUMBIAN ISSUE, WHICH IS ONE OF THE MORE DIFFICULT DENOMINATIONS TO OBTAIN IN HIGHER GRADES.

With 2010 P.F. and 2003 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $2,650.00). Only one has graded higher (offered in previous lot) and only four others share this grade.

675
1,600