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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 20, 1894-98 Bureau Issue: Issued Stamps and Covers6c Dull Brown, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Horizontally (256a), 6c Dull Brown, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Horizontally (256a)6c Dull Brown, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Horizontally (256a). Original gum, lightly hinged, fresh and bright color

FINE-VERY FINE. A SOUND AND LIGHTLY-HINGED ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THIS RARE FIRST BUREAU ISSUE ERROR.

Brookman notes that the source of this error is likely a Western post office. Most examples we have encountered are centered to the left to varying degrees.

With 2000 P.F. certificate

3,000
1,700
United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1894-98 Bureau Issues
2017-06-27
2017 Rarities of the World
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Sale Number 1159, Lot Number 209, 1894-98 Bureau Issues (Scott 246-284)6c Dull Brown, Imperforate Horizontally (256a), 6c Dull Brown, Imperforate Horizontally (256a)6c Dull Brown, Imperforate Horizontally (256a). Vertical block of six containing two error strips of three, middle stamps Mint N.H., others lightly hinged, brilliant color, exceptionally choice centering for this error, which is almost always encountered centered strongly to left

EXTREMELY FINE. A RARE AND CHOICE BLOCK OF THE 1894 6-CENT UNWATERMARKED BUREAU ISSUE IMPERFORATE HORIZONTALLY.

Brookman notes that the source of this error is likely a Western post office. Most examples we have encountered are centered to the left to varying degrees. This block with centered stamps is a true condition rarity.

Scott Retail as two pairs without premium for the extra stamps

6,000
5,000
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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 427, 1894-98 Bureau Issues6c Dull Brown, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Horizontally (256a), 6c Dull Brown, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Horizontally (256a)6c Dull Brown, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Horizontally (256a). Original gum, rich color on bright paper, couple of minor thin spots in top stamp, attractive margins and centering (often seen with perforations touching the design), Very Fine appearance, a rare Bureau perforation error, Brookman notes that the source of this error is likely a western post office

3,000
500
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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 70, 1894-98 Bureau Issues6c Dull Brown, Imperforate Horizontally (256a), 6c Dull Brown, Imperforate Horizontally (256a)6c Dull Brown, Imperforate Horizontally (256a). Vertical strip of three, original gum, lightly hinged, brilliant color

VERY FINE. A RARE STRIP OF THE 1894 6-CENT UNWATERMARKED BUREAU ISSUE IMPERFORATE HORIZONTALLY.

Brookman notes that the source of this error is likely a Western post office.

Ex "Whitpain". With 1974 P.F. certificate for a block of six. Scott Retail as a pair without premium for the extra stamp

3,000
1,600
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1894-98 Bureau Issues
2011-12-13
United States Stamps
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Sale Number 1017, Lot Number 654, 1894 Unwatermarked Bureau Issue (Scott 248-263)6c Dull Brown, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Horizontally (256a), 6c Dull Brown, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Horizontally (256a)6c Dull Brown, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Horizontally (256a). Bottom imprint and plate no. 28 block of six, original gum, few h.r., brilliant color, some perf separations expertly reinforced, top right stamp small crease at top

FINE. THE UNIQUE BOTTOM IMPRINT AND PLATE NUMBER BLOCK OF SIX OF THE 1894 6-CENT UNWATERMARKED BUREAU ISSUE IMPERFORATE HORIZONTALLY. ONE OF THE GREAT RARITIES OF THE ISSUE.

Brookman notes that the source of this error is likely a western post office. A block of fifteen from the lower right corner of the sheet is also known. The unique top plate block of nine was offered in our 2009 auction of the Whitpain collection.

30,000
0
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1894-98 Bureau Issues
2010-10-26
United States Stamps
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Sale Number 997, Lot Number 5745, 1894 Unwatermarked Bureau Issue (Scott 246-263)6c Dull Brown, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Horizontally (256a), 6c Dull Brown, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Horizontally (256a)6c Dull Brown, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Horizontally (256a). Original gum, rich color on bright paper, couple of minor thin spots, unusually well-centered for this as most come with the perforations touching the design. Very Fine appearance, rare Bureau perforation error, with 1992 P.F. certificate

3,000
850
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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
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Sale Number 977, Lot Number 332, 1894 Unwatermarked Bureau Issue (6-Cent, Scott 256)6c Dull Brown, Imperforate Horizontally (256a), 6c Dull Brown, Imperforate Horizontally (256a)6c Dull Brown, Imperforate Horizontally (256a). Top imprint and plate no. 28 block of nine, original gum, few h.r., brilliant color, some perf separations expertly reinforced, small flaw at top center

FINE-VERY FINE. THE UNIQUE TOP IMPRINT AND PLATE NUMBER BLOCK OF NINE OF THE 1894 6-CENT UNWATERMARKED BUREAU ISSUE IMPERFORATE HORIZONTALLY. ONE OF THE GREAT RARITIES OF THE ISSUE.

Brookman notes that the source of this error is likely a western post office. A block of fifteen from the lower right corner of the sheet is also known. The bottom plate block of six resides in a private collection.

Ex Col. Green. Noted in Brookman Vol. 3, p. 115. Scott Retail as a plate block with no premium for the bottom row.

21,500
26,000
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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
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Sale Number 977, Lot Number 333, 1894 Unwatermarked Bureau Issue (6-Cent, Scott 256)6c Dull Brown, Imperforate Horizontally (256a), 6c Dull Brown, Imperforate Horizontally (256a)6c Dull Brown, Imperforate Horizontally (256a). Vertical strip of three, original gum, lightly hinged, brilliant color

VERY FINE. A RARE STRIP OF THE 1894 6-CENT UNWATERMARKED BUREAU ISSUE IMPERFORATE HORIZONTALLY.

Brookman notes that the source of this error is likely a western post office. With 1974 P.F. certificate for block of six. Scott Retail as a pair

3,000
2,000
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1894-98 Bureau Issues
2009-09-29
United States Stamps
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Sale Number 976, Lot Number 1735, 1894 Unwatermarked Bureau Issue (Scott 246-263)6c Dull Brown, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Horizontally (256a), 6c Dull Brown, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Horizontally (256a)6c Dull Brown, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Horizontally (256a). Original gum, rich color on bright paper, couple of minor thin spots, unusually well-centered for this as most come with the perforations touching the design. Very Fine appearance, rare Bureau perforation error, with 1992 P.F. certificate

3,000
650
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1894-98 Bureau Issues
2000-12-14
United States Stamps
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Sale Number 833, Lot Number 980, 1894-98 Bureau Issues (Scott 246 6c Dull Brown, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Horizontally (256a), 6c Dull Brown, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Horizontally (256a)6c Dull Brown, Vertical Pair, Imperforate Horizontally (256a). Original gum, lightly hinged, fresh and bright color, Very Fine and choice example of this rarity, with 2000 P.F. certificate

900
1,050
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