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Sale 1199 — Gem-Quality United States Stamps

Sale Date — Wednesday-Thursday, 1-2 May, 2019

Category — 1895 Watermarked Bureau Issue (Scott 264-278)

Lot
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Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
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Sale Number 1199, Lot Number 1365, 1895 Watermarked Bureau Issue (Scott 264-278)$1.00 Black, Ty. I (276), $1.00 Black, Ty. I (276)$1.00 Black, Ty. I (276). Original gum, essentially perfect centering with wide and balanced margins, bright shade and detailed impression on crisp paper

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SPECTACULAR ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 1895 $1.00 TYPE I WATERMARKED BUREAU ISSUE. THIS IS THE ONLY UNUSED SCOTT 276 TO ACHEIVE THE GRADE OF SUPERB 98 FROM P.S.E.

With 1976 P.F. and 2019 P.S.E. certificates (OGph, Superb 98; unpriced in SMQ above the grade of 95). This is the highest grade awarded to any unused Scott 276 and it is shared by no others. The highest Mint N.H. grade is XF 90

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4,500
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