Sale 1093 — The Curtis Collection: U.S. 20th Century and Air Post

Sale Date — Monday-Tuesday, 23-24 February, 2015

Category — 1912-14 Issue (Scott 405-423)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
270
 
Sale 1093, Lot 270, 1912-14 Issue (Scott 405-423)12c Claret Brown (417). Jumbo margins and superb centering, deep rich color on fresh paper, long and full perforations, oval registry cancels, Extremely Fine Gem, a striking and spectacular stamp, ex Kirke, with 2011 P.F. and 2009 P.S.E. certificates (Superb 98 Jumbo; unpriced in SMQ above the grade of 98, SMQ $450.00 as 98), this is the highest grade awarded and it is shared by no other used examples, the next highest used grade is 95

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