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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 — 1875 Reprint of 1857-60 Issue (Scott 40-47)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
3098
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Sale Number 1032, Lot Number 3098, 1875 Reprint of 1857-60 Issue (Scott 40-47)1c Bright Blue, Reprint (40), 1c Bright Blue, Reprint (40)1c Bright Blue, Reprint (40). Without gum as issued, brilliant color, outstanding centering with wide margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2010 P.F. and 2007 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,600.00), only one has graded higher (the 98J from our Whitman sale) while only five others share this grade

575
850
3099
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Sale Number 1032, Lot Number 3099, 1875 Reprint of 1857-60 Issue (Scott 40-47)12c Greenish Black, Reprint (44), 12c Greenish Black, Reprint (44)12c Greenish Black, Reprint (44). Without gum as issued, Wide margins, deep shade, long and full perforations -- unusual for this issue -- tiny natural paper flaw in Washington's hair, otherwise Extremely Fine, with 2011 P.F. certificate

2,750
1,300
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3100
og
Sale Number 1032, Lot Number 3100, 1875 Reprint of 1857-60 Issue (Scott 40-47)90c Deep Blue, Reprint (47), 90c Deep Blue, Reprint (47)90c Deep Blue, Reprint (47). Without gum as issued, brilliant color, wide margins to barely touched at bottom, few shorter perfs at bottom but still fully formed, Fine, with 2011 P.F. certificate

4,000
1,500
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