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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, Watermarked and Color Change (Scott 264-284)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
3388
 
Sale Number 1032, Lot Number 3388, 1894-98 Bureau Issues, Watermarked and Color Change (Scott 264-284)8c Violet Brown (272), 8c Violet Brown (272)8c Violet Brown (272). Deep rich color and proof-like impression, mathematically perfect centering with wide margins, neat strike of cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, a phenomenal stamp, with 2010 P.F. and 2008 P.S.E. certificates (Gem 100; unpriced in SMQ above the grade of 98, SMQ $380.00 as 98), this is the highest grade awarded and one of only two to achieve this grade

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