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FILTER: Area=United States, Sub Area=U.S. Stamps, General=19th Century Issues, Issue/Country=1894-98 Bureau Issues, All Sale Dates thru 2020/01/01, Catalogue = 266
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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
2019-05-08
The William H. Gross Collection: Outstanding U.S. Stamp Multiples
ogbl
Sale Number 1200, Lot Number 159, 1894-98  Bureau Issue (Scott 246-278), A desirable full top plate block of the 2¢ Type II 1895 Watermarked Bureau Issue

DESCRIPTION

2¢ Carmine, Type II (266), full top "BUREAU, ENGRAVING & PRINTING" imprint and plate number 169 block of six, original gum, lightly hinged, choice centering throughout, radiant color

CONDITION NOTES

Very Fine-Extremely Fine; bottom left stamp natural wood fiber inclusion above left "2"

SCOTT CATALOGUE VALUE (2019)

$525.00

HISTORY AND COMMENTARY

We have offered only two from the top position since keeping computerized records. Only one of those had wide selvage comparable to the example offered here.

E. 300-400
1,600
United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1894-98 Bureau Issues
2019-05-01
Gem-Quality United States Stamps
1348
PSE 98
nh
Sale Number 1199, Lot Number 1348, 1895 Watermarked Bureau Issue (Scott 264-278)2c Carmine, Ty. II (266), 2c Carmine, Ty. II (266)2c Carmine, Ty. II (266). Mint N.H., vivid color and proof-like impression, essentially perfect centering with wide margins

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. AN OUTSTANDING EXAMPLE OF THE 2-CENT 1895 TYPE II WATERMARKED BUREAU ISSUE, GRADED SUPERB 98 BY P.S.E.

Ex "Beverly Hills". With 2009 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $4,000.00). This is the highest grade awarded by P.S.E. to a Mint N.H. Scott 266 and it is shared by only five others

120
2,500
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1894-98 Bureau Issues
2017-09-19
The Clipper City Collection of Superb U.S. Stamps
201
PSE 95
nh
Sale Number 1163, Lot Number 201, 1895 Watermarked Bureau Issue (Scott 264-278)2c Carmine, Ty. II (266), 2c Carmine, Ty. II (266)2c Carmine, Ty. II (266). Mint N.H., vivid color on crisp paper, gorgeous centering with wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,000.00)

120
1,100
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1894-98 Bureau Issues
2016-11-09
U.S. and Possessions, featuring The Weinberg Inventory
655
PSE 95
og
Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 655, 1894-98 Bureau Issues (Scott 246-282)2c Carmine, Ty. II (266), 2c Carmine, Ty. II (266)2c Carmine, Ty. II (266). Original gum, barely hinged, with plate no. 132 at left, vivid color, choice centering, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2006 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, XF-Superb 95; SMQ $160.00)

32
275
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1894-98 Bureau Issues
2016-09-14
The Alan Collection of United States Stamps
215
PSE 95
nh
Sale Number 1134, Lot Number 215, 1895 Watermarked Bureau Issue (Scott 264-278)2c Carmine, Ty. II (266), 2c Carmine, Ty. II (266)2c Carmine, Ty. II (266). Mint N.H., beautifully centered with wide margins, vivid color on post-office fresh paper, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,000.00)

100
850
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1894-98 Bureau Issues
2016-04-07
The Hanover Collection of Superb-Quality U.S. Stamps-Part One
151°
PSE 98
nh
Sale Number 1122, Lot Number 151, 1894-95 Bureau Issues (Scott 246-278)2c Carmine, Ty. II (266), 2c Carmine, Ty. II (266)2c Carmine, Ty. II (266). Mint N.H., perfect centering with wide margins, brilliant color, long and full perforations

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A GORGEOUS MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 2-CENT 1895 TY. II WATERMARKED BUREAU ISSUE, GRADED SUPERB 98 BY P.S.E. THIS IS THE HIGHEST GRADE ON RECORD.

With 2012 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $4,000.00). This is the highest grade awarded and only five others share it.

100
3,250
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1894-98 Bureau Issues
2015-12-16
United States Stamps and Possessions
3263
PSE 98
nh
Sale Number 1116, Lot Number 3263, 1894-98 Bureau Issues (Scott 246-278)2c Carmine, Ty. II (266), 2c Carmine, Ty. II (266)2c Carmine, Ty. II (266). Mint N.H., perfect centering with wide margins, vivid color on post-office fresh paper

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A GORGEOUS MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 2-CENT 1895 TY. II WATERMARKED BUREAU ISSUE, GRADED SUPERB 98 BY P.S.E. THIS IS THE HIGHEST GRADE AWARDED.

With 2000 and 2015 P.S.E. certificates (Superb 98; SMQ $4,000.00). This is the highest grade awarded in the P.S.E. Population Report to a Mint N.H. example and it is shared by only four others

100
3,750
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1894-98 Bureau Issues
2015-12-16
United States Stamps and Possessions
nhbl
Sale Number 1116, Lot Number 3264, 1894-98 Bureau Issues (Scott 246-278)2c Carmine, Ty. II (266), 2c Carmine, Ty. II (266)2c Carmine, Ty. II (266). Mint N.H. left imprint and plate no. 170 block of six, brilliant color, top left stamp light natural gum bend, Fine

1,000
200
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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
3595
PSE 95J
 
Sale Number 1084, Lot Number 3595, 1895 Watermarked Bureau Issue (Scott 264-278)2c Carmine, Ty. II (266), 2c Carmine, Ty. II (266)2c Carmine, Ty. II (266). Brilliant color as fresh as the day it was printed, Jumbo margins, faintly cancelled, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $250.00 as 95, $960.00 as 98), this is the highest grade awarded and the only example to achieve it

5
400
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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
ogbl
Sale Number 1084, Lot Number 3596, 1895 Watermarked Bureau Issue (Scott 264-278)2c Carmine, Ty. II (266), 2c Carmine, Ty. II (266)2c Carmine, Ty. II (266). Top imprint and plate no. 133 block of six, five stamps Mint N.H., top center stamp lightly hinged, brilliant color, Very Fine and choice, Scott Retail as singles

532
1,400
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