Sale 804 — The Robert Zoellner Collection of United States

Sale Date — Thursday-Saturday, 8-10 October, 1998

Category — 1894-98 Bureau Issues

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
449
og
Sale 804, Lot 449, 1894-98 Bureau Issues1c Ultramarine (246). Full original gum, lightly hinged, bright color, jumbo margins all around, Extremely Fine and choice

27
210
450
nh
Sale 804, Lot 450, 1894-98 Bureau Issues1c Blue (247). Mint N.H., fresh color, perfectly centered with jumbo margins, Extremely Fine Gem, a superb stamp, with 1989 P.F. certificate

90
350
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451
nh
Sale 804, Lot 451, 1894-98 Bureau Issues2c Pink, Ty. I (248). Mint N.H., vibrant color, perfectly centered, Extremely Fine Gem, with 1986 P.F. certificate

37
325
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452
nh
Sale 804, Lot 452, 1894-98 Bureau Issues2c Carmine Lake, Ty. I (249). Mint N.H., rich color, very well-centered, Extremely Fine Gem

190
600
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453
nh
Sale 804, Lot 453, 1894-98 Bureau Issues2c Carmine, Ty. I (250). Mint N.H., rich color and fine impression, perfectly centered with even margins all around, Extremely Fine Gem

40
210
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454
nh
Sale 804, Lot 454, 1894-98 Bureau Issues2c Carmine, Ty. II (251). Mint N.H., rich color, well-centered, fresh and Extremely Fine, with 1993 P.S.E. certificate

300
800
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455
og
Sale 804, Lot 455, 1894-98 Bureau Issues2c Carmine, Ty. III (252). Full original gum, barest trace of hinging, fresh color, very well-centered, Extremely Fine and choice, with 1985 P.F. certificate

110
100
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456
og
Sale 804, Lot 456, 1894-98 Bureau Issues3c Purple (253). Full original gum, barely hinged, rich color, well-centered, Extremely Fine and choice

95
210
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457
nh
Sale 804, Lot 457, 1894-98 Bureau Issues4c Dark Brown (254). Mint N.H., deep rich color, jumbo margins all around, Extremely Fine Gem, a superb stamp, with 1992 P.F. certificate

180
900
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458
og
Sale 804, Lot 458, 1894-98 Bureau Issues5c Chocolate (255). Full original gum, barest faint trace of what may be hinging, beautiful deep color on fresh white paper, perfectly centered with wide and even margins all around, Extremely Fine Gem, a superb stamp

85
260
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459
og
Sale 804, Lot 459, 1894-98 Bureau Issues6c Dull Brown (256). Original gum, lightly hinged at top, fresh color, well-centered, Extremely Fine Gem, with 1987 P.F. certificate for horizontal pair, this being the right stamp

135
250
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460
nh
Sale 804, Lot 460, 1894-98 Bureau Issues8c Violet Brown (257). Mint N.H., deep rich color and sharp proof-like impression, well-centered with even margins, Extremely Fine Gem, a beautiful stamp

200
900
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461
nh
Sale 804, Lot 461, 1894-98 Bureau Issues10c Dark Green (258). Mint N.H., intense dark color, well-centered with even margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 1994 P.F. certificate

300
1,300
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462
og
Sale 804, Lot 462, 1894-98 Bureau Issues15c Dark Blue (259). Original gum, small h.r. at bottom, beautiful deep rich color and sharp proof-like impression, well-centered with wide margins, Extremely Fine Gem

260
800
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463
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Sale 804, Lot 463, 1894-98 Bureau Issues50c Orange (260). Mint N.H., vivid color and sharp impression, unbelievably huge margins all around

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A HUGE STAMP AND UNQUESTIONABLY THE FINEST KNOWN EXAMPLE OF THE 50-CENT UNWATERMARKED BUREAU ISSUE.

Ex Hewitt. Scott Retail is far too low for a centered original-gum stamp

550
5,500
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464
og
Sale 804, Lot 464, 1894-98 Bureau Issues$1.00 Black, Ty. I (261). Original gum, lightly hinged, deep shade and sharp proof-like impression on bright white paper, very well-centered with wide margins all around

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB $1.00 UNWATERMARKED BUREAU ISSUE.

Grossly undervalued in Scott, in our experience

800
2,500
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465
og
Sale 804, Lot 465, 1894-98 Bureau Issues$1.00 Black, Ty. II (261A). Full original gum, barely hinged, sharp proof-like impression on bright paper, well-centered

EXTREMELY FINE AND CHOICE $1.00 TYPE II UNWATERMARKED BUREAU ISSUE.

This condition rarity is also quite undervalued in Scott

1,900
3,000
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466
og
Sale 804, Lot 466, 1894-98 Bureau Issues$2.00 Bright Blue (262). Original gum, lightly hinged, deep rich color on bright paper, wide margins all around

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. VERY RARE IN THIS SUPERB ORIGINAL-GUM QUALITY.

With 1989 P.F. certificate

3,600
6,000
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467
og
Sale 804, Lot 467, 1894-98 Bureau Issues$5.00 Dark Green (263). Full original gum, beautiful deep rich color and sharp proof-like impression, well-centered with wide and even margins all around

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. AN OUTSTANDING EXAMPLE OF THE $5.00 UNWATERMARKED BUREAU ISSUE. A BEAUTIFUL STAMP, OF WHICH A MERE 25,000 WERE ISSUED.

With 1988 and 1989 P.F. certificates

4,000
7,500
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468
nh
Sale 804, Lot 468, 1894-98 Bureau Issues1c Blue, 2c Carmine, Ty. III (264, 267). Mint N.H., both have fresh color and wide margins, both are Extremely Fine and choice

15
110
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469
nh
Sale 804, Lot 469, 1894-98 Bureau Issues2c Carmine, Ty. I (265). Mint N.H., deep rich color, perfect centering with jumbo margins all around, Extremely Fine Gem, a beautiful stamp, with 1986 P.F. certificate

42
310
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470
og
Sale 804, Lot 470, 1894-98 Bureau Issues2c Carmine, Ty. II (266). Full original gum, lightly hinged, fresh color, perfectly centered, Extremely Fine Gem

27
350
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471
nh
Sale 804, Lot 471, 1894-98 Bureau Issues3c Purple (268). Mint N.H., deep rich color, perfectly centered with nice even margins, Extremely Fine Gem

52
240
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472
nh
Sale 804, Lot 472, 1894-98 Bureau Issues4c Dark Brown (269). Mint N.H., rich color, perfectly centered, few very light natural gum skips, Extremely Fine Gem

55
0
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473
nh
Sale 804, Lot 473, 1894-98 Bureau Issues5c Chocolate (270). Mint N.H., beautiful bright color, nearly perfect centering, Extremely Fine Gem

52
210
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474
og
Sale 804, Lot 474, 1894-98 Bureau Issues6c Dull Brown (271). Full original gum, barely hinged. rich color and fine impression, perfectly centered with ample margins, Extremely Fine Gem, a superb stamp, with 1991 P.F. certificate

75
450
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475
nh
Sale 804, Lot 475, 1894-98 Bureau Issues8c Violet Brown (272). Mint N.H., deep color, perfect centering, Extremely Fine Gem, with 1984 P.F. certificate

85
400
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476
nh
Sale 804, Lot 476, 1894-98 Bureau Issues10c Dark Green (273). Mint N.H., rich color, very well-centered with even margins all around, Extremely Fine Gem, with 1993 P.F. certificate for block of four, this being the bottom right stamp

115
475
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477
nh
Sale 804, Lot 477, 1894-98 Bureau Issues15c Dark Blue (274). Mint N.H., intense color and proof-like impression, fresh white paper, nearly perfect centering, Extremely Fine Gem stamp, with 1985 P.F. certificate for vertical strip of three, this being the bottom stamp

280
1,400
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478
og
Sale 804, Lot 478, 1894-98 Bureau Issues50c Orange (275). Full original gum, rich color, well-centered with wide margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 1984 and 1988 P.F. certificates

260
750
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479
og
Sale 804, Lot 479, 1894-98 Bureau Issues$1.00 Black, Ty. I (276). Original gum, h.r., sharp impression, wide margins, Extremely Fine and choice, with 1996 P.F. certificate

600
1,000
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480
og
Sale 804, Lot 480, 1894-98 Bureau Issues$1.00 Black, Ty. II (276A). Original gum, h.r., sharp proof-like impression on bright paper, wide and even margins all around, Extremely Fine Gem, a beautiful stamp, ex McNall, with 1992 P.F. certificate

1,200
2,200
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481
og
Sale 804, Lot 481, 1894-98 Bureau Issues$2.00 Dark Blue (277a). Original gum, deep rich color and sharp proof-like impression on fresh white paper, almost perfect centering, Extremely Fine Gem

975
1,300
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482
og
Sale 804, Lot 482, 1894-98 Bureau Issues$5.00 Dark Green (278). Original gum, small h.r., deep rich color and sharp proof-like impression, jumbo margins all around, Extremely Fine Gem, an outstanding stamp, with 1982 P.F. certificate

2,250
3,750
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483
og
Sale 804, Lot 483, 1894-98 Bureau Issues1c Deep Green (279). Full original gum, barest faint trace of what may (or may not) be hinging, rich color, fresh and Extremely Fine

9
35
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484
og
Sale 804, Lot 484, 1894-98 Bureau Issues2c Red, Ty. III (279B). Full original gum, lightly hinged, rich color, Extremely Fine and choice, with 1993 P.F. certificate for a block of four, this being the top right stamp

9
325
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485
nh
Sale 804, Lot 485, 1894-98 Bureau Issues4c Rose Brown (280). Mint N.H., beautiful rich color, perfectly centered with nicely proportioned margins, Extremely Fine Gem, a superb stamp

45
375
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486
nh
Sale 804, Lot 486, 1894-98 Bureau Issues5c Dark Blue (281). Mint N.H., deep rich color and proof-like impression, very well-centered, Extremely Fine and choice

52
280
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487
nh
Sale 804, Lot 487, 1894-98 Bureau Issues6c Lake (282). Mint N.H., deep rich color, perfectly centered with nicely proportioned margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 1991 P.F. certificate

67
400
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488
og
Sale 804, Lot 488, 1894-98 Bureau Issues10c Brown, Ty. I (282C). Full original gum, barely hinged, rich color, well-centered, Extremely Fine and choice

180
325
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489
nh
Sale 804, Lot 489, 1894-98 Bureau Issues10c Orange Brown, Ty. II (283). Mint N.H., fresh and bright color, almost perfectly centered, Extremely Fine Gem, a very difficult stamp to find this well-centered

165
800
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490
nh
Sale 804, Lot 490, 1894-98 Bureau Issues15c Olive Green (284). Mint N.H., incredibly deep and rich color, sharp proof-like impression, perfectly centered with nicely proportioned margins, Extremely Fine Gem, a beautiful stamp

225
1,000
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