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

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

Category — 1875 Re-Issue of 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 123-133)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
3209
 
Sale 1032, Lot 3209, 1875 Re-Issue of 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 123-133)24c Green & Violet, Re-Issue (130). Precise centering, bright colors on fresh paper, unobtrusive cancels leave central vignette completely visible

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. AN OUTSTANDING USED EXAMPLE OF THE 24-CENT 1869 PICTORIAL RE-ISSUE.

With 2001 and 2006 P.F. certificates (XF-Superb 95). With 2007 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $3,500.00). SMQ estimates that approximately 70 used examples are known. As a P.S.E. grade of 90, only four have graded higher. The highest grade in the P.S.E. Population Report is 95, which is the grade awarded to this stamp by the P.F.

1,750
2,600