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
3379
 
Sale 1032, Lot 3379, 1894-98 Bureau Issues, Unwatermarked (Scott 246-263)$5.00 Dark Green (263). Huge margins, rich color, on bright paper, unusually choice centering for this difficult issue, bold strike of registry oval cancel

VERY FINE AND CHOICE. A RARE JUMBO-MARGINED EXAMPLE OF THE 1894 $5.00 UNWATERMARKED BUREAU ISSUE.

With 2005 and 2007 P.F. certificates (VF 80 Jumbo). With 2007 P.S.E. certificate (VF 80 Jumbo; SMQ $2,400.00 as 80, $3,700.00 as 85). Only three have graded higher.

2,750
2,500