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U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1894-98 Bureau Issues
2018-07-25
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Sale Number 1187, Lot Number 388, 1894-98 Bureau Issues (Scott 246-284)5c Chocolate, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Horizontally (255c), 5c Chocolate, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Horizontally (255c)5c Chocolate, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Horizontally (255c). Top margin strip of three, unused (no gum), nicely centered, some slight soiling in selvage and middle stamp light wrinkle visible when drying

VERY FINE EXAMPLE OF THE 1894 5-CENT UNWATERMARKED BUREAU ISSUE IMPERFORATE HORIZONTALLY.

It is believed that most examples of this error originate from a part sheet purchased by a collector at the Richmond Va. post office. Most tend to be off center.

Scott Retail for a pair without premium for the third stamp

3,500
475
United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1894-98 Bureau Issues
2017-10-24
Classic Bureau Issues featuring Dr. Heimburger and Brody Collections
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Sale Number 1165, Lot Number 19, 1894-98 Bureau Issue: Issued Stamps and Covers5c Chocolate, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Horizontally (255c), 5c Chocolate, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Horizontally (255c)5c Chocolate, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Horizontally (255c). Top margin strip of three, small part original gum (covers most of the top two stamps), fresh color

VERY FINE EXAMPLE OF THE 1894 5-CENT UNWATERMARKED BUREAU ISSUE IMPERFORATE HORIZONTALLY.

It is believed that most examples of this error originate from a part sheet purchased by a collector at the Richmond Va. post office. Most tend to be off center.

With 1992 P.F. certificate. Scott Retail for a pair without premium for the third stamp

4,000
1,400
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1894-98 Bureau Issues
2016-12-14
United States Stamps
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Sale Number 1145, Lot Number 425, 1894-98 Bureau Issues5c Chocolate, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Horizontally (255c), 5c Chocolate, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Horizontally (255c)5c Chocolate, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Horizontally (255c). Original gum, rich color, well-centered with balanced margins

VERY FINE AND CHOICE ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 1894 5-CENT UNWATERMARKED BUREAU ISSUE IMPERFORATE HORIZONTALLY.

It is believed that most examples of this error originate from a part sheet purchased by a collector at the Richmond Va. post office. Most tend to be off center.

4,000
1,200
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1894-98 Bureau Issues
2016-12-14
United States Stamps
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Sale Number 1145, Lot Number 426, 1894-98 Bureau Issues5c Chocolate, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Horizontally (255c), 5c Chocolate, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Horizontally (255c)5c Chocolate, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Horizontally (255c). Disturbed original gum, rich color, better centering than often encountered with this scarce error, Very Fine, it is believed that most examples of this error originate from a part sheet purchased by a collector at the Richmond Va. post office, most tend to be off center

4,000
600
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1894-98 Bureau Issues
2016-11-09
U.S. Treasures of Philately from The Weinberg Inventory
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Sale Number 1139, Lot Number 69, 1894-98 Bureau Issues5c Chocolate, Imperforate Horizontally (255c), 5c Chocolate, Imperforate Horizontally (255c)5c Chocolate, Imperforate Horizontally (255c). Bottom left corner selvage block of six, unused (no gum), bright color, couple of light creases

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. A RARE CORNER-MARGIN MULTIPLE OF THE 1894 5-CENT UNWATERMARKED BUREAU ISSUE IMPERFORATE HORIZONTALLY.

It is believed that most examples of this error originate from a part sheet purchased by a collector at the Richmond Va. post office. Most tend to be off center.

Ex "Whitpain". Scott Retail as two pairs with gum without premium for the two extra stamps

8,000
4,000
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1894-98 Bureau Issues
2015-02-19
Outstanding United States Stamps
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Sale Number 1092, Lot Number 1196, 1894-1903 Bureau Issues (Scott 246-284)5c Chocolate, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Horizontally (255c), 5c Chocolate, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Horizontally (255c)5c Chocolate, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Horizontally (255c). Original gum, lightly hinged, rich color, wide margins

VERY FINE ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 1894 5-CENT UNWATERMARKED BUREAU ISSUE WHICH IS IMPERFORATE HORIZONTALLY.

It is believed that most examples of this error originate from a part sheet purchased by a collector at the Richmond Va. post office. Most tend to be off center.

With 1995 P.F. certificate

4,000
0
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1894-98 Bureau Issues
2012-12-10
United States and Foreign Stamps and Covers
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1872, 1894-98 Bureau Issues (Scott 246-284)5c Chocolate, Vertical Strip, Imperforate Horizontally (255c), 5c Chocolate, Vertical Strip, Imperforate Horizontally (255c)5c Chocolate, Vertical Strip, Imperforate Horizontally (255c). Strip of three, unused (no gum), bright color, tiny tear and toned spot at top left of top stamp, bottom stamp horizontal crease, otherwise Very Fine, scarce strip of three, it is believed that most examples of this error originate from a part sheet purchased by a collector at the Richmond Va. post office, Scott Retail as pair with gum

4,000
650
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1894-98 Bureau Issues
2012-03-29
The Frelinghuysen Collection, Part Two
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Sale Number 1021, Lot Number 459, 1894 Unwatermarked Bureau Issue (Scott 255c-263)5c Chocolate, Imperforate Horizontally (255c), 5c Chocolate, Imperforate Horizontally (255c)5c Chocolate, Imperforate Horizontally (255c). Top left corner selvage block of six with wide selvage, unused (no gum), separated between rows and reattached, few flaws incl. soiling, thin spots in selvage at top and tear in selvage at left

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. A RARE CORNER-MARGIN MULTIPLE OF THE 1894 5-CENT UNWATERMARKED BUREAU ISSUE IMPERFORATE HORIZONTALLY.

It is believed that most examples of this error originate from a part sheet purchased by a collector at the Richmond Va. post office. We offered a similar block, from the bottom left corner of the sheet, in our 2009 auction of the Whitpain collection.

Ex Col. Green. Scott Retail as two pairs.

8,000
3,500
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1894-98 Bureau Issues
2011-06-21
United States Stamps & Postal History, Foreign
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Sale Number 1011, Lot Number 613, 1894 Unwatermarked Bureau Issue (Scott 249-263)5c Chocolate, Imperforate Horizontally (255c var), 5c Chocolate, Imperforate Horizontally (255c var)5c Chocolate, Imperforate Horizontally (255c var). Original gum, with plate no. 130 at top, rich color, Very Fine, a scarce single which is imperforate horizontally, especially desirable with the plate no., ex Whitpain, with 1977 and 2010 P.F. certificates, Scott Retail as pair $4,000.00

E. 750-1,000
550
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1894-98 Bureau Issues
2011-06-18
2011 Rarities of the World
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Sale Number 1010, Lot Number 94, 1894-98 Bureau Issues5c Chocolate, Imperforate Horizontally (255c). Mint N.H, 5c Chocolate, Imperforate Horizontally (255c). Mint N.H5c Chocolate, Imperforate Horizontally (255c). Mint N.H. vertical pair, small natural gum creases, full to large margins

EXTREMELY FINE. A RARE AND DESIRABLE MINT NEVER-HINGED PAIR OF THE 1894 5-CENT UNWATERMARKED BUREAU ISSUE IMPERFORATE HORIZONTALLY.

It is believed that most examples of this error originate from a part sheet purchased by a collector at the Richmond Va. post office. The surviving multiples of this First Bureau Issue perforation error are usually hinged (all have typical gum creases) and some have no gum. This is arguably the finest pair extant, by virtue of both centering and its Mint N.H. gum.

With 2010 P.F. certificate

4,000
2,800
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