Sale 1032 — The Nick Kirke Collection of Gem-Quality Used U.S. Stamps
Sale Date — Tuesday-Wednesday, 23-24 October, 2012
Category — 5c-90c 1857-60 Issue (Scott 27-39)
EXTREMELY FINE USED EXAMPLE OF THE 5-CENT TYPE II ORANGE BROWN.
The Orange Brown is much scarcer used than unused. Examples in this choice sound used condition are rare.
With 2002 P.F., 1998 and 2005 P.S.E. certificates (XF 90; SMQ $3,150.00). Only three examples have been graded higher (at 95) and this is the only stamp to achieve this grade