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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 2023/01/01, Catalogue = 278, Symbol IN ("H, BL")
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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
2015-06-22
United States Stamps and Covers
ogbl
Sale Number 1100, Lot Number 57, 1894-98 Bureau Issues, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue (Scott 263-293)$5.00 Dark Green (278), $5.00 Dark Green (278)$5.00 Dark Green (278). Block of four, slightly disturbed original gum, deep rich color and proof-like impression, bottom right stamp small toned spot on one perf at top not mentioned on accompanying certificates

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. AN EXCEEDINGLY RARE BLOCK OF FOUR OF THE 1895 $5.00 WATERMARKED BUREAU ISSUE. VERY FEW ARE KNOWN.

Apart from the block sold in the Whitpain collection (Siegel 977), this is the only other block of four we have offered in the past ten years. Only one full plate block exists. The Scott Catalogue assigns a paltry $1,000.00 premium for the block versus four singles, which in no way reflects its rarity.

With 1972 and 2008 P.F. certificates

10,000
4,500
United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1894-98 Bureau Issues
2014-12-17
U.S., Possessions and Confederate States Stamps & Postal History
ogbl
Sale Number 1090, Lot Number 1411, 1894-98 Bureau Issues (Scott 246-284)$5.00 Dark Green (278), $5.00 Dark Green (278)$5.00 Dark Green (278). Block of four, slightly disturbed original gum, deep rich color and proof-like impression, bottom right stamp small toned spot on one perf at top not mentioned on accompanying certificates

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. AN EXCEEDINGLY RARE BLOCK OF FOUR OF THE 1895 $5.00 WATERMARKED BUREAU ISSUE. VERY FEW ARE KNOWN.

Apart from the block sold in the Whitpain collection (Siegel 977), this is the only other block of four we have offered in the past ten years. Only one full plate block exists. The Scott Catalogue assigns a paltry $1,000.00 premium for the block versus four singles, which in no way reflects its rarity.

With 1972 and 2008 P.F. certificates

10,000
5,000
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1894-98 Bureau Issues
2010-02-23
The "Hampshire" Collection of United States Stamps
ogbl
Sale Number 983, Lot Number 173, 1894-98 Bureau Issue$5.00 Dark Green (278), $5.00 Dark Green (278)$5.00 Dark Green (278). Block of four, slightly disturbed original gum, deep rich color and proof-like impression, bottom right stamp small toned spot on one perf at top not mentioned on accompanying certificates

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. AN EXCEEDINGLY RARE BLOCK OF FOUR OF THE 1895 $5.00 WATERMARKED BUREAU ISSUE. VERY FEW ARE KNOWN.

Apart from the block sold in the Whitpain collection (Siegel 977), this is the only other block of four we have offered in the past ten years. Only one full plate block exists. The Scott Catalogue assigns a paltry $1,000.00 premium for the block versus four singles, which in no way reflects its rarity.

With 1972 and 2008 P.F. certificates

10,000
0
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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
ogbl
Sale Number 977, Lot Number 451, 1895 Watermarked Bureau Issue ($5.00, Scott 278)$5.00 Dark Green (278), $5.00 Dark Green (278)$5.00 Dark Green (278). Block of four, original gum, couple hinge slivers where perf separations sensibly reinforced, top left stamp thin spot

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. A SCARCE ORIGINAL-GUM BLOCK OF THE 1895 $5.00 WATERMARKED BUREAU ISSUE.

The last block of four we offered was in 2008, and the one before that was offered in 1998 (regummed). Only one full plate block exists. The Scott Catalogue assigns a paltry $1,000.00 premium for the block versus four singles, which in no way reflects its rarity.

10,000
4,000
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1894-98 Bureau Issues
2008-06-07
2008 Rarities of the World
ogbl
Sale Number 958, Lot Number 630, 1894-98 Bureau Issue$5.00 Dark Green (278), $5.00 Dark Green (278)$5.00 Dark Green (278). Block of four, slightly disturbed original gum described on accompanying certificate as part original gum, deep rich color and proof-like impression, bottom right stamp small toned spot on one perf at top

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. AN EXCEEDINGLY RARE BLOCK OF FOUR OF THE 1895 $5.00 WATERMARKED BUREAU ISSUE. VERY FEW ARE KNOWN.

The last block of four we offered was in 1998, which was regummed. Our computerized records do not contain a full plate block. The Scott Catalogue assigns a paltry $900.00 premium for the block versus four singles, which in no way reflects its rarity.

With 1972 P.F. certificate

10,500
3,500
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1894-98 Bureau Issues
1991-04-20
1991 Rarities of the World
ogbl
Sale Number 737, Lot Number 609, 1894-98 Bureau Issues$5.00 Dark Green (278), $5.00 Dark Green (278)$5.00 Dark Green (278). Block, Outstanding Freshness & Color, lightly hinged, Very Fine, with P.F. Certificate

5,500
4,500
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1894-98 Bureau Issues
1990-05-19
1990 Rarities of the World
ogbl
Sale Number 724, Lot Number 273, 1894-98 Bureau Issues$5.00 Dark Green (278), $5.00 Dark Green (278)$5.00 Dark Green (278). Block, Fresh, Deep Color, Very lightly hinged, Beautifully Centered, Extremely Fine, with P.F. Certificate

8,250
9,000
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1894-98 Bureau Issues
1986-04-05
1986 Rarities of the World
ogbl
Sale Number 660, Lot Number 191, 1894-98 Bureau Issues$5.00 Dark Green (278), $5.00 Dark Green (278)$5.00 Dark Green (278). Block, large part o.g., Very Fine, with P.F. Certificate

8,250
3,250
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1894-98 Bureau Issues
1985-04-20
1985 Rarities of the World
ogbl
Sale Number 645, Lot Number 231, 1894-98 Bureau Issues$5.00 Dark Green (278), $5.00 Dark Green (278)$5.00 Dark Green (278). Block, Nicely centered, lightly hinged, Very Fine

8,750
4,750
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1894-98 Bureau Issues
1984-04-14
1984 Rarities of the World
ogbl
Sale Number 632, Lot Number 381, 1894-98 Bureau Issues$5.00 Dark Green (278), $5.00 Dark Green (278)$5.00 Dark Green (278). Block, Fresh, Fine, with P. F. Certificate which notes "heavy gum disturbance and some horizontal perforation separation"

8,750
2,300
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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 2023/01/01, Catalogue = 278, Symbol IN ("H, BL")

15 Selected Lots , Page 1 of 2


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