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General/Issue
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Date
Lot#/
Grade
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1894-98 Bureau Issues
2018-03-07
The J. R. Helton, Jr. Collection of Used United States Stamps
109
PSE 98
 
Sale Number 1174, Lot Number 109, 1894-98 Bureau Issues (Scott 246-283)5c Chocolate (255), 5c Chocolate (255)5c Chocolate (255). Wide margins with near mathematically perfect centering, bold rich color on bright paper, light cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, an outstanding stamp, with 2017 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $1,150.00), this is the highest grade awarded to a No. 255 with only one equal (ex Kirke)

9
750
United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1894-98 Bureau Issues
2018-03-07
The J. R. Helton, Jr. Collection of Used United States Stamps
110
PSE 95J
 
Sale Number 1174, Lot Number 110, 1894-98 Bureau Issues (Scott 246-283)5c Chocolate (255), 5c Chocolate (255)5c Chocolate (255). Gorgeous centering with Jumbo margins, intense shade and impression, long and full perforations all around, unobtrusive cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, a superb stamp in every respect, ex "Natalee Grace" and Curtis, with 2010 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $525.00), only two have graded higher (see preceding lot, both at 98) and only three others share this grade

9
300
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1894-98 Bureau Issues
2014-11-05
The Curtis Collection: 1847-1901 Stamps and Covers
3571
PSE 95J
 
Sale Number 1084, Lot Number 3571, 1894 Unwatermarked Bureau Issue (Scott 246-263)5c Chocolate (255), 5c Chocolate (255)5c Chocolate (255). Gorgeous centering with Jumbo margins, intense shade and impression, long and full perforations all around, unobtrusive cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, a superb stamp in every respect, ex Natalee Grace, with 2010 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $250.00 as 95, $1,250.00 as 98), only one has graded higher (at 98) and only three others share this grade

10
375
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1894-98 Bureau Issues
2012-10-23
The Nick Kirke Collection of Gem-Quality Used U.S. Stamps
3369
PSE 98
 
Sale Number 1032, Lot Number 3369, 1894-98 Bureau Issues, Unwatermarked (Scott 246-263)5c Chocolate (255), 5c Chocolate (255)5c Chocolate (255). Wide margins and almost mathematically perfect centering, rich color, clear strike of purple Registered straightline cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, an outstanding stamp combining margins, centering, color and a better cancel, with 2011 P.F. and 2010 P.S.E. certificates (Superb 98; SMQ $1,250.00), this is the highest grade awarded and the only example to achieve it

10
750
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1894-98 Bureau Issues
2012-09-19
The Natalee Grace Collection of Used U.S. Stamps, Part Two
134
PSE 95J
 
Sale Number 1027, Lot Number 134, 1894 Unwatermarked Bureau Issue (Scott 246-263)5c Chocolate (255), 5c Chocolate (255)5c Chocolate (255). Gorgeous centering with Jumbo margins, intense shade and impression, long and full perforations all around, unobtrusive cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, a superb stamp in every respect, with 2010 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $250.00 as 95, $1,250.00 as 98), only one has graded higher to date (at 98) and only two others share this grade

10
275
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1894-98 Bureau Issues
2009-12-02
The Whitpain Collection of U.S. 1894-98 Bureau Issues
 
Sale Number 977, Lot Number 323, 1894 Unwatermarked Bureau Issue (5-Cent, Scott 255)5c Chocolate (255), 5c Chocolate (255)5c Chocolate (255). Perforated on all sides and with captured plate no. at bottom, unobtrusive cancel, warm shade, light crease, Very Fine appearance, an unusual item

E. 150-200
130
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1894-98 Bureau Issues
1998-11-11
United States Stamps
 
Sale Number 806, Lot Number 1472, 1894-98 Bureau Issues5c Chocolate (255), 5c Chocolate (255)5c Chocolate (255). Clear U.S. Postal Agency Shanghai cds, Extremely Fine

E. 100-150
140
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1894-98 Bureau Issues
1995-12-12
U.S. Stamps and Covers
 
Sale Number 771, Lot Number 1828, United States Used Abroad, Pt. II5c Chocolate (255), 5c Chocolate (255)5c Chocolate (255). Tied on piece by "U.S. Postal Agency Shanghai Nov. 30" duplex with "95" year date, with 1c Chefoo Local Post, latter with right sheet margin, Very Fine, ex Canman

E. 200-250
160
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