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Sale 1108 — The Robert Bowman Collection of Superb U.S. Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday, 29 September, 2015

Category — 1894-98 Bureau Issues (Scott 249-283a)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
134
 
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

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