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Sale 1034 — The Merlin Collection of Superb United States Stamps

Sale Date — Wednesday-Thursday, 28-29 November, 2012

Category — 1894 Bureau Issue (Scott 246-263)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
237
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Sale Number 1034, Lot Number 237, 1894 Bureau Issue (Scott 246-263)8c Violet Brown (257), 8c Violet Brown (257)8c Violet Brown (257). Mint N.H., intense shade and impression on post-office fresh paper, wide and balanced margins

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A BEAUTIFUL MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 1894 UNWATERMARKED 8-CENT BUREAU ISSUE.

Ex Whitman. With 1996 P.F. and 2008 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $3,400.00). Only one example has graded higher in the P.S.E. Population Report (at 98) and only two others share this grade. This statistic has not changed since 2009.

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