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Sale 1209 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday-Wednesday, 22-23 October, 2019

Category — 1894-95 Bureau Issues (Scott 246-278)

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Cat./Est. Value
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1209°
 
Sale Number 1209, Lot Number 1209, 1894-95 Bureau Issues (Scott 246-278)$5.00 Dark Green (278), $5.00 Dark Green (278)$5.00 Dark Green (278). Deep rich color and detailed impression on bright white paper, essentially perfect centering, unobtrusive registry oval cancel

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB USED EXAMPLE OF THE 1895 $5.00 WATERMARKED BUREAU ISSUE.

The $5.00 was usually heavily cancelled or used on heavy parcels which were not treated kindly. The example offered here, with gorgeous centering, rich color, bright paper and an attractive cancel, is a true rarity.

With 2015 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $3,750.00). Only five have graded higher.

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