Sale 1032 — The Nick Kirke Collection of Gem-Quality Used U.S. Stamps
Sale Date — Tuesday-Wednesday, 23-24 October, 2012
Category — 1909 Commemoratives and 1908-12 Washington-Franklin Issues (Scott 367-396)
EXTREMELY FINE GEM. THIS SPECTACULAR PAIR OF THE 4-CENT HORIZONTAL COIL, SCOTT 395, HAS BEEN GRADED SUPERB 98 BY P.S.E. THIS IS THE HGHEST GRADE AWARDED.
With 2011 P.F. and 2008 P.S.E. certificates (Superb 98; SMQ $1,400.00). This is an exceedingly difficult coil to find in superb used condition. This pair is the only used example in any format to achieve a 98 grade in the P.S.E. Population Report. The highest grade for a single is 95 and the highest for a guide line pair is 90.