Sale 1134 — The Alan Collection of United States Stamps
Sale Date — Wednesday, 14 September, 2016
Category — 1894 Unwatermarked Bureau Issue (Scott 246-263)
EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 1894 8-CENT UNWATERMARKED BUREAU ISSUE, WHICH IS GRADED GEM 100 BY P.S.E.
With 2012 P.S.E. certificate (OGh, Gem 100; SMQ $2,450.00). This is the highest grade awarded to a Scott No. 257 in any condition (used, original gum or Mint N.H.) and no other example has equaled it