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

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

Category — 1894-98 Bureau Issues, Unwatermarked (Scott 246-263)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
3365
 
Sale 1032, Lot 3365, 1894-98 Bureau Issues, Unwatermarked (Scott 246-263)2c Carmine Lake, Ty. I (249). Vibrant color, perfectly centered with Jumbo margins, Extremely Fine Gem, the 2c shades are among the most difficult issues to obtain in choice condition, with 2010 P.F. and 2007 P.S.E. certificates (Superb 98 Jumbo; unpriced in SMQ above the grade of 98, SMQ $950.00 as 98), this is the highest grade awarded and it is shared by only one other

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550