Sale 1034 — The Merlin Collection of Superb United States Stamps

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

Category — 1895-98 Bureau Issues (Scott 264-284)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
261
og
Sale 1034, Lot 261, 1895-98 Bureau Issues (Scott 264-284)$5.00 Dark Green (278). Original gum, lightly hinged, rich color on bright paper, unusually choice centering, long and full perforations all around

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A BEAUTIFUL ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE $5.00 1895 WATERMARKED BUREAU ISSUE, WHICH HAS BEEN GRADED XF-SUPERB 95 BY P.S.E.

With 1999 P.F. and 2007 P.S.E. certificates (OGph, XF-Superb 95; SMQ $5,000.00). Only three have graded higher and four others share this grade.

2,000
4,000