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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
3395
 
Sale Number 1032, Lot Number 3395, 1894-98 Bureau Issues, Watermarked and Color Change (Scott 264-284)$1.00 Black, Ty. II (276A), $1.00 Black, Ty. II (276A)$1.00 Black, Ty. II (276A). Wide margins and choice centering, detailed impression on crisp paper, light face-free cancel leaves entire design visible, Extremely Fine Gem, a superb stamp in every respect, with 2000 P.F. and 2005 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,350.00), this is the highest grade awarded and only five others share this grade, neither the unwatermarked nor watermarked $1.00 Ty. II 1894-95 Bureau Issues has achieved a grade higher than 95

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