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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 = 277b
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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
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Sale Number 1200, Lot Number 168, 1894-98  Bureau Issue (Scott 246-278)The unique top left corner position block of four of the $2, The unique top left corner position block of four of the $2The unique top left corner position block of four of the $2.00 imperforate 1895 Watermarked Bureau Issue

DESCRIPTION

$2.00 Dark Blue, Imperforate (277b), the unique top left corner sheet margin block of four, original gum, bottom stamps and top right stamp Mint N.H., top left stamp barest trace of what may be hinging, wide margins other sides, deep rich color

PROVENANCE

Siegel Auction Galleries, 1984 Rarities of the World, 4/14/1984, Sale 632, lot 380

CERTIFICATION

The Philatelic Foundation (1988)

CONDITION NOTES

Extremely Fine; top left stamp with small thin spot at top just touches design (not mentioned on certificate)

SCOTT CATALOGUE VALUE (2019)

$7,500.00 as a block of four

E. 3,000-4,000
5,000
United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1894-98 Bureau Issues
2017-07-25
United States Stamps
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Sale Number 1162, Lot Number 373, 1895 Watermarked Bureau Issue (Scott 264-278)$2.00 Dark Blue, Imperforate (277b), $2.00 Dark Blue, Imperforate (277b)$2.00 Dark Blue, Imperforate (277b). Horizontal pair, original gum, large margins, rich color, Very Fine and choice, with 1997 P.F. certificate

3,250
950
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1894-98 Bureau Issues
2017-03-01
United States Stamps
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Sale Number 1150, Lot Number 896, 1895 Watermarked Bureau Issue (Scott 264-278)$2.00 Dark Blue, Imperforate (277b), $2.00 Dark Blue, Imperforate (277b)$2.00 Dark Blue, Imperforate (277b). Horizontal pair, original gum, large margins all around, deep rich color, Very Fine and choice

3,250
1,000
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1894-98 Bureau Issues
2014-12-17
U.S., Possessions and Confederate States Stamps & Postal History
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Sale Number 1090, Lot Number 1410, 1894-98 Bureau Issues (Scott 246-284)$2.00 Dark Blue, Imperforate (277b), $2.00 Dark Blue, Imperforate (277b)$2.00 Dark Blue, Imperforate (277b). Wide left arrow block of four, large margins all around, original gum, deep rich color, top left stamp thin spot

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. AN EXTREMELY RARE ORIGINAL-GUM MARGIN BLOCK OF FOUR OF THE IMPERFORATE 1895 $2.00 WATERMARKED BUREAU ISSUE.

Ex Whitpain. With 2010 P.F. certificate. Scott Retail as normal block of four

7,500
4,000
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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 1900, 1894-98 Bureau Issues (Scott 246-284)$2.00 Dark Blue, Imperforate (277b), $2.00 Dark Blue, Imperforate (277b)$2.00 Dark Blue, Imperforate (277b). Horizontal pair, unused (no gum), large margins, Very Fine, scarce, Scott Retail as with gum

3,250
800
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1894-98 Bureau Issues
2010-12-08
Siegel Sale 1000
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Sale Number 1000, Lot Number 1148, 1894-98 Bureau Issue$2.00 Dark Blue, Imperforate (277b), $2.00 Dark Blue, Imperforate (277b)$2.00 Dark Blue, Imperforate (277b). Left arrow block of four, large margins all around, original gum, deep rich color, top left stamp thin spot

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. AN EXTREMELY RARE ORIGINAL-GUM BLOCK OF FOUR OF THE IMPERFORATE 1895 $2.00 WATERMARKED BUREAU ISSUE.

This is an extremely rare block -- we have offered only one pair and this block since 1986. With 2010 P.F. certificate. Scott Retail as normal block of four

7,500
2,500
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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 513, 1895 Issue Imperforate (Scott 264a-278a)$2.00 Dark Blue, Imperforate (277b), $2.00 Dark Blue, Imperforate (277b)$2.00 Dark Blue, Imperforate (277b). Left arrow block of four, large margins all around, original gum, deep rich color, top left stamp thin spot

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. AN EXTREMELY RARE ORIGINAL-GUM BLOCK OF FOUR OF THE IMPERFORATE 1895 $2.00 WATERMARKED BUREAU ISSUE.

The last example contained in Power Search was a pair offered in 2001. The last time we offered a block was in our 1986 Rarities sale, and it was regummed. Scott Retail as normal block of four

8,250
3,000
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1894-98 Bureau Issues
1986-04-05
1986 Rarities of the World
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Sale Number 660, Lot Number 188, 1894-98 Bureau Issues$2.00 Dark Blue, Imperforate (277b), $2.00 Dark Blue, Imperforate (277b)$2.00 Dark Blue, Imperforate (277b). Block, regummed, natural bend, Extremely Fine

7,500
3,250
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1894-98 Bureau Issues
1984-04-14
1984 Rarities of the World
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Sale Number 632, Lot Number 380, 1894-98 Bureau Issues$2.00 Dark Blue, Imperforate (277b), $2.00 Dark Blue, Imperforate (277b)$2.00 Dark Blue, Imperforate (277b). Top Left Corner Margin Block, one stamp lightly hinged, Two Mint, other (top left) small thin spot just touching design at top, otherwise Extremely Fine

7,500
3,250
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1894-98 Bureau Issues
1980-04-05
1980 Rarities of the World
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Sale Number 560, Lot Number 208, 1894-98 Bureau Issues$2.00 Dark Blue, Imperforate (277b), $2.00 Dark Blue, Imperforate (277b)$2.00 Dark Blue, Imperforate (277b). Horizontal Pair, Large Margins, incl. Top Right imperf. Half Arrow Margin, Fresh, o.g., Right Stamp Mint, Extremely Fine, with P.F. Certificate

2,500
5,500
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