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Sale 1078 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday-Wednesday, 16-17 September, 2014

Category — 1894-98 Bureau Issues (Scott 249-284)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
385
ogbl
Sale Number 1078, Lot Number 385, 1894-98 Bureau Issues (Scott 249-284)3c Purple, Imperforate (253a), 3c Purple, Imperforate (253a)3c Purple, Imperforate (253a). Right imprint and plate no. 47 block of six, large margins, brilliant color, original gum, h.r. in sheet margin where reinforcing small tear, few other faults

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. AN EXCEEDINGLY RARE IMPRINT AND PLATE NUMBER BLOCK OF SIX OF THE 1894 3-CENT IMPERFORATE UNWATERMARKED BUREAU ISSUE.

Full sheets of 400 of the 3c, 4c, 5c and 10c values were removed from the Bureau and became available to collectors. They were not gummed when they came from the Bureau, but were later unofficially gummed.

7,500
4,000
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