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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 — 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
3417
 
Sale Number 1032, Lot Number 3417, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 285-293)10c Trans-Mississippi (290), 10c Trans-Mississippi (290)10c Trans-Mississippi (290). Jumbo margins and outstanding centering, bright color on fresh paper, neat part strike of circular datestamp cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, a huge and striking example of this mournful design, with 2011 P.F. and 2008 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $575.00 as 95, $1,800.00 as 98), only two examples have graded higher (one of which is offered in the previous lot) and this is the only example to achieve this grade

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