Sale 1032 — The Nick Kirke Collection of Gem-Quality Used U.S. Stamps
Sale Date — Tuesday-Wednesday, 23-24 October, 2012
Category — 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)
EXTREMELY FINE GEM. THIS SUPERB EXAMPLE OF THE 10-CENT COLUMBIAN ISSUE HAS BEEN AWARDED THE ULTIMATE GRADE OF GEM 100 JUMBO BY P.S.E.
With 2009 P.S.E. certificate (Gem 100 Jumbo; unpriced in SMQ above the grade of 98, SMQ $625.00 as 98). This is one of only two used Columbians to be awarded the highest possible grade of Gem 100 Jumbo. The other is a 6c. The next highest graded used 10c is a single example at 98J.