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

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

Category — 1979-88 American Bank Note Co. Issues (Scott 205-218)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
3301
 
Sale 1032, Lot 3301, 1979-88 American Bank Note Co. Issues (Scott 205-218)1c Gray Blue (206). Jumbo margins and perfect centering, bright shade on crisp paper, unobtrusive circular datestamp cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, a superb stamp in every respect, with 2010 P.F. and P.S.E. certificates (Superb 98 Jumbo; SMQ $360.00 as 98, unpriced in higher grade), only one other has equaled this grade, which is the highest awarded, there is not even a regular 98 in the P.S.E. Population Report (next highest is 95J)

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