Sale 1032 — The Nick Kirke Collection of Gem-Quality Used U.S. Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday-Wednesday, 23-24 October, 2012

Category — 1c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 5A-9)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
3021
 
Sale 1032, Lot 3021, 1c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 5A-9)1c Blue, Ty. IV (9). Position 10L1L, recut once at top and bottom, enormous Jumbo margins all around including sheet margin at top and parts of adjoining stamps at bottom and left, light town cancel, rich color

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB EXAMPLE OF THE ONE-CENT 1851 TYPE IV, WHICH HAS BEEN AWARDED THE PERFECT GRADE OF GEM 100 JUMBO BY P.S.E.

With 2010 P.F. and 2008 P.S.E. certificates (Gem 100 Jumbo; unpriced in SMQ above the grade of 98, SMQ $1,200.00 as 98). Only seven other examples have been awarded this highest of grades.

120
1,600