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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 = 283a, Symbol IN ("USED")
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General/Issue
Sale#/
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
2015-09-29
The Robert Bowman Collection of Superb U.S. Stamps
134
PSE 90
 
Sale Number 1108, Lot Number 134, 1894-98 Bureau Issues (Scott 249-283a)10c Orange Brown, Ty. II, Vertical Watermark (283a), 10c Orange Brown, Ty. II, Vertical Watermark (283a)10c Orange Brown, Ty. II, Vertical Watermark (283a). Beautifully centered with wide margins, vivid color, neat cancel, Extremely Fine example of this overlooked watermark variety, with 2015 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $150.00), we do not know why this issue is priced at only 1.5x the normal Horizontal Watermark issue in SMQ, as there are far more stamps of Scott 283 that grade 90 or better than of Scott 283a

12
180
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
 
Sale Number 1032, Lot Number 3408, 1894-98 Bureau Issues, Watermarked and Color Change (Scott 264-284)10c Orange Brown, Ty. II, Vertical Watermark (283a), 10c Orange Brown, Ty. II, Vertical Watermark (283a)10c Orange Brown, Ty. II, Vertical Watermark (283a). Beautifully centered with wide margins, vivid color, circular cancel, Extremely Fine Gem example of this overlooked watermark variety, seldom offered and impossible to find in superb used condition, with 2011 P.F. and 2009 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $450.00), we do not know why this issue is priced at only 1.5x the normal Horizontal Watermark issue in SMQ, as there are five stamps of Scott 283 that grade 95 or better and only this single example of 283a at 95, Scott Retail for 283a is also double that for 283

11
500
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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
 
Sale Number 983, Lot Number 176, 1894-98 Bureau Issue10c Orange Brown, Ty. II, Vertical Watermark (283a), 10c Orange Brown, Ty. II, Vertical Watermark (283a)10c Orange Brown, Ty. II, Vertical Watermark (283a). Mint N.H., attractively centered, fresh, bright color, Very Fine example of this overlooked watermark variety, seldom offered, ex Morris, with 1994 and 2009 P.F. certificates, former with part bottom imprint selvage since removed

700
1,100
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