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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 2022/01/01, Catalogue = 277a, Symbol IN ("USED")
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General/Issue
Sale#/
Date
Lot#/
Grade
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1894-98 Bureau Issues
2019-05-01
Gem-Quality United States Stamps
 
Sale Number 1199, Lot Number 1370, 1895 Watermarked Bureau Issue (Scott 264-278)$2.00 Dark Blue (277a), $2.00 Dark Blue (277a)$2.00 Dark Blue (277a). Unusually choice centering with wide and balanced margins, deep shade, unobtrusive cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, a beautiful stamp, with 1999 P.S.E. certificate, for comparison purposes the highest grade awarded to a used copy of this shade is XF 90

400
2,000
United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1894-98 Bureau Issues
2015-04-28
The Robert R. Hall Collection of Outstanding United States Stamps
 
Sale Number 1096, Lot Number 487, 1895-98 Watermarked Bureau Issues (Scott 264-284)$2.00 Dark Blue (277a), $2.00 Dark Blue (277a)$2.00 Dark Blue (277a). Rich color on bright paper, well-balanced margins, unobtrusive strike of New York registry oval cancel, reperfed at left (not noted on certificate), looks Extremely Fine, with 2000 P.F. certificate

425
325
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1894-98 Bureau Issues
2013-11-19
United States Stamps
 
Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 3774, 1894-98 Bureau Issues (Scott 246-281)$2.00 Dark Blue (277a), $2.00 Dark Blue (277a)$2.00 Dark Blue (277a). Wide margins, rich color in the darker shade, duplex cancel, Very Fine, with 2013 P.S.E. certificate

450
250
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1894-98 Bureau Issues
2013-07-16
United States Stamps
413
PF 90
 
Sale Number 1050, Lot Number 413, 1894-98 Bureau Issues (Scott 258-282C)$2.00 Dark Blue (277a), $2.00 Dark Blue (277a)$2.00 Dark Blue (277a). Wide and balanced margins, rich color, neat oval registry cancels, Extremely Fine, with 2011 P.F. certificate (XF 90)

450
550
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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
3397
PSE 90
 
Sale Number 1032, Lot Number 3397, 1894-98 Bureau Issues, Watermarked and Color Change (Scott 264-284)$2.00 Dark Blue (277a), $2.00 Dark Blue (277a)$2.00 Dark Blue (277a). Precise centering, proof-like impression on bright white paper, deep rich color easily discernible from the standard Blue, neat registry oval cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, a beautiful stamp, with 2002 P.F. and 2005 P.S.E. certificates (XF 90; SMQ $1,000.00), this is the highest grade awarded to the Dark Blue No. 277a and only three others share this grade (the next highest grade is a 50), this shade only comes on the watermarked issue

450
600
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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
156
PSE 90
 
Sale Number 1027, Lot Number 156, 1895 Watermarked Bureau Issue (Scott 264-278)$2.00 Dark Blue (277a), $2.00 Dark Blue (277a)$2.00 Dark Blue (277a). Intense color and proof-like impression in the distinct Dark Blue color, bright paper, bold strikes of oval registry cancels nicely frame Madison's face, long and full perforations, Extremely Fine example of this desirable shade variety, with 1996 P.F. and 2009 P.S.E. certificates (XF 90; SMQ $1,000.00), this is the highest grade awarded to date and only three others share this grade

450
850
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1894-98 Bureau Issues
2009-12-16
United States Stamps
 
Sale Number 982, Lot Number 5626, 1895 Watermarked Bureau Issue (Scott 264-278)$2.00 Dark Blue (277a), $2.00 Dark Blue (277a)$2.00 Dark Blue (277a). Almost socked-on-the nose numeral "52" oval grid cancel, Very Fine, 2002 P.F. certificate

450
200
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1894-98 Bureau Issues
2008-12-16
Important and Superb United States Stamps
 
Sale Number 967, Lot Number 4450, 1895 Watermarked Bureau Issue (Scott 264-278)$2.00 Dark Blue (277a), $2.00 Dark Blue (277a)$2.00 Dark Blue (277a). Bold numeral grid cancel, wide margins, dark shade, Very Fine and choice, with 2002 P.F. certificate

450
225
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1894-98 Bureau Issues
2008-09-23
The Dr. Edward and Joanne Dauer Collection of Superb Used U.S.
 
Sale Number 961, Lot Number 126, 1894-98 Bureau Issues$2.00 Dark Blue (277a), $2.00 Dark Blue (277a)$2.00 Dark Blue (277a). Deep rich color and proof-like impression, well-proportioned margins, light strike of cancel at top left leaves entire design clearly visible, Extremely Fine, an elusive stamp in higher grades, with 2000 P.F. certificate

450
500
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1894-98 Bureau Issues
2006-10-23
United States Stamps
 
Sale Number 923, Lot Number 2566, 1894-98 Bureau Issues (Scott 264 thru 284)$2.00 Dark Blue (277a), $2.00 Dark Blue (277a)$2.00 Dark Blue (277a). Choice centering, oval grid cancel, naturally occurring inking flaw at top, Extremely Fine, with 1984 P.F. and 2006 P.S.E. certificates

450
250
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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 2022/01/01, Catalogue = 277a, Symbol IN ("USED")

18 Selected Lots , Page 1 of 2


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