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)

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Sale 1032, Lot 3346, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)10c Columbian (237). Mathematically perfect centering with massive Jumbo margins, rich color and clear impression, long and full perforations, light strike of duplex cancel leaves design clearly visible

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.

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