Sale 1034 — The Merlin Collection of Superb United States Stamps

Sale Date — Wednesday-Thursday, 28-29 November, 2012

Category — 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 146-218)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
165
 
Sale 1034, Lot 165, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues (Scott 146-218)30c Gray Black (165). Enormous Jumbo margins, incredibly well-centered, bold bluish black St. Louis Mo. balloon-type circular datestamp, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $825.00 as 95, $2,500.00 as 98), one other shares this grade and only one has graded higher (at 98, offered in our Kirke sale), this statistic has not changed since 2008

140
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