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Sale 838 — U.S. and Foreign Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday, 19 June, 2001

Category — 1894-98 Bureau Issues (Scott 246 - 263)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
581
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Sale Number 838, Lot Number 581, 1894-98 Bureau Issues (Scott 246 - 263)1c Ultramarine (246), 1c Ultramarine (246)1c Ultramarine (246). Mint N.H., near perfect centering with Jumbo margins all around, post-office fresh, Extremely Fine Gem, superb in every respect, with 2000 P.F. certificate

60
400
582
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Sale Number 838, Lot Number 582, 1894-98 Bureau Issues (Scott 246 - 263)1c Ultramarine (246), 1c Ultramarine (246)1c Ultramarine (246). Mint N.H., brilliant color, beautifully centered with remarkably wide even margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2001 P.F. certificate

60
650
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583
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Sale Number 838, Lot Number 583, 1894-98 Bureau Issues (Scott 246 - 263)1c Ultramarine (246), 1c Ultramarine (246)1c Ultramarine (246). Mint N.H. left sheet margin with part imprint, deep shade and detailed impression, remarkably fresh, Extremely Fine, with 2000 P.F. certificate for plate no. strip of three, this being the center stamp

60
160
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584
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Sale Number 838, Lot Number 584, 1894-98 Bureau Issues (Scott 246 - 263)2c Pink, Ty. I (248), 2c Pink, Ty. I (248)2c Pink, Ty. I (248). Mint N.H., bright shade, Extremely Fine, with photocopy of 2000 P.F. certificate for vertical pair from which this is the bottom stamp

50
160
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585
nh
Sale Number 838, Lot Number 585, 1894-98 Bureau Issues (Scott 246 - 263)2c Carmine Lake, Ty. I (249), 2c Carmine Lake, Ty. I (249)2c Carmine Lake, Ty. I (249). Mint N.H., beautiful dark shade and proof-like impression, Extremely Fine, with photocopy of 2000 P.F. certificate for block of four, this being the bottom right stamp

270
375
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586
nh
2c Carmine, Ty. I (250). Two top Mint N.H. plate no. and imprint strips of eight and nine, rich color, one with erased pencil notes in margin, each with one stamp at edge with Scott No. noted in pencil on gum, one stamp with small pen mark, otherwise Very Fine, Scott Retail as Mint N.H. singles

935
350
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587
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Sale Number 838, Lot Number 587, 1894-98 Bureau Issues (Scott 246 - 263)4c Dark Brown (254), 4c Dark Brown (254)4c Dark Brown (254). Mint N.H., left plate no. margin, beautifully centered, deep shade, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2000 P.F. certificate

250
750
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588
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Sale Number 838, Lot Number 588, 1894-98 Bureau Issues (Scott 246 - 263)4c Dark Brown (254), 4c Dark Brown (254)4c Dark Brown (254). Mint N.H., right sheet margin with part imprint, deep rich color, wide margins, Extremely Fine, with 2000 P.F. certificate

250
800
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589
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Sale Number 838, Lot Number 589, 1894-98 Bureau Issues (Scott 246 - 263)5c Chocolate, Imperforate (255b), 5c Chocolate, Imperforate (255b)5c Chocolate, Imperforate (255b). Original gum, lightly hinged, deep rich color on fresh paper, Extremely Fine

350
0
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590
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Sale Number 838, Lot Number 590, 1894-98 Bureau Issues (Scott 246 - 263)8c Violet Brown (257), 8c Violet Brown (257)8c Violet Brown (257). Original gum, lightly hinged, dark color on bright fresh paper, remarkably well-centered, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2000 P.F. certificate

140
350
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591
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Sale Number 838, Lot Number 591, 1894-98 Bureau Issues (Scott 246 - 263)8c Violet Brown (257), 8c Violet Brown (257)8c Violet Brown (257). Right sheet margin with part arrow, original gum, lightly hinged, bright shade and crisp impression, exceptionally well-centered with wide margins, Extremely Fine, with 2000 P.F. certificate for block of four, this being the top right stamp

140
240
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592
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Sale Number 838, Lot Number 592, 1894-98 Bureau Issues (Scott 246 - 263)8c Violet Brown (257), 8c Violet Brown (257)8c Violet Brown (257). Original gum, lightly hinged, perfectly centered with even margins, rich color, Extremely Fine, with 2000 P.F. certificate

140
230
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593
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Sale Number 838, Lot Number 593, 1894-98 Bureau Issues (Scott 246 - 263)8c Violet Brown (257), 8c Violet Brown (257)8c Violet Brown (257). Original gum, lightly hinged, deep rich color, fresh and Very Fine, with photocopy of 2000 P.F. certificate for block of four, this being the bottom left stamp

140
50
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594
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Sale Number 838, Lot Number 594, 1894-98 Bureau Issues (Scott 246 - 263)15c Dark Blue (259), 15c Dark Blue (259)15c Dark Blue (259). Bottom plate no. and imprint block of six, top left pair original gum, lightly hinged, otherwise Mint N.H., dark color, couple faint natural gum wrinkles, Very Good, a rare plate block

4,500
1,800
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595
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Sale Number 838, Lot Number 595, 1894-98 Bureau Issues (Scott 246 - 263)50c Orange (260), 50c Orange (260)50c Orange (260). Bottom sheet margin with part imprint, original gum, lightly hinged, choice centering with Jumbo margins at top and bottom, brilliant color and detailed impression, Extremely Fine, with 1999 P.F. certificate

475
450
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596
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Sale Number 838, Lot Number 596, 1894-98 Bureau Issues (Scott 246 - 263)50c Orange (260), 50c Orange (260)50c Orange (260). Original gum, brilliant color and detailed impression, choice centering with well-proportioned margins, fresh and Extremely Fine, with 2001 P.F. certificate

475
425
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597
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Sale Number 838, Lot Number 597, 1894-98 Bureau Issues (Scott 246 - 263)50c Orange (260), 50c Orange (260)50c Orange (260). Original gum, h.r., brilliant color, fresh and Fine

475
60
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598
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Sale Number 838, Lot Number 598, 1894-98 Bureau Issues (Scott 246 - 263)$1.00 Black (261), $1.00 Black (261)$1.00 Black (261). Original gum, lightly hinged, dark color and sharp proof-like impression on bright white paper, Extremely Fine, with 2000 P.F. certificate for block of four, this being the bottom right stamp

1,000
1,000
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599
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Sale Number 838, Lot Number 599, 1894-98 Bureau Issues (Scott 246 - 263)$1.00 Black (261), $1.00 Black (261)$1.00 Black (261). Original gum, lightly hinged, dark shade and detailed impression, small natural gum wrinkle at top, Very Fine, with photocopy of 2000 P.F. certificate for block of four, this being the bottom left stamp

1,000
310
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600
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Sale Number 838, Lot Number 600, 1894-98 Bureau Issues (Scott 246 - 263)$2.00 Bright Blue (262), $2.00 Bright Blue (262)$2.00 Bright Blue (262). Original gum, h.r., small faults, appears Very Fine

3,100
1,100
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601
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Sale Number 838, Lot Number 601, 1894-98 Bureau Issues (Scott 246 - 263)$2.00 Bright Blue (262), $2.00 Bright Blue (262)$2.00 Bright Blue (262). Original gum, fresh color, light internal natural paper wrinkle, tiny toned speck at top, Fine appearance

3,000
550
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602
 
Sale Number 838, Lot Number 602, 1894-98 Bureau Issues (Scott 246 - 263)$2.00 Bright Blue (262), $2.00 Bright Blue (262)$2.00 Bright Blue (262). Fresh color on bright white paper, light strike of oval cancel, Very Fine and choice, the $2.00 1894 Unwatermarked Bureau Issue is extremely scarce in choice used condition, with 1993 P.F. certificate

1,000
1,200
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603
 
Sale Number 838, Lot Number 603, 1894-98 Bureau Issues (Scott 246 - 263)$2.00 Bright Blue (262), $2.00 Bright Blue (262)$2.00 Bright Blue (262). Well-centered, well-struck duplex cancel, expertly pressed vertical crease, appears Very Fine, a scarce used stamp in well-centered condition

1,000
300
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604
 
Sale Number 838, Lot Number 604, 1894-98 Bureau Issues (Scott 246 - 263)$2.00 Bright Blue (262), $2.00 Bright Blue (262)$2.00 Bright Blue (262). Bold duplex cancels, faint creasing at top left, appears Fine

1,000
210
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605
 
Sale Number 838, Lot Number 605, 1894-98 Bureau Issues (Scott 246 - 263)$2.00 Bright Blue (262), $2.00 Bright Blue (262)$2.00 Bright Blue (262). Light circular datestamp, fresh color on bright paper, small crease at bottom, Fine

1,000
240
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606°
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Sale Number 838, Lot Number 606, 1894-98 Bureau Issues (Scott 246 - 263)$5.00 Dark Green (263), $5.00 Dark Green (263)$5.00 Dark Green (263). Original gum, beautiful deep shade and sharp impression, fresh paper

FINE ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE $5.00 1894 UNWATERMARKED BUREAU ISSUE.

With 2000 P.F. certificate

4,500
1,700
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