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Sale 851 — The Drucker Family Collection, Part 1: U.S. Stamps

Sale Date — Wednesday, 9 October, 2002

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

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
218
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Sale Number 851, Lot Number 218, 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). Plate no. at right, original gum, lightly hinged, fresh and bright color, Very Fine and choice, with 1982 P.F. certificate

145
180
219
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Sale Number 851, Lot Number 219, 1894-98 Bureau Issues (Scott 246 - 263)2c Carmine, Ty. II (251), 2c Carmine, Ty. II (251)2c Carmine, Ty. II (251). Part imprint at left, original gum, lightly hinged, Jumbo margins, Extremely Fine, with 1980 P.F. certificate

275
475
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220
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Sale Number 851, Lot Number 220, 1894-98 Bureau Issues (Scott 246 - 263)2c Carmine, Ty. III (252), 2c Carmine, Ty. III (252)2c Carmine, Ty. III (252). Mint N.H. with part imprint at left, brilliant color, almost perfectly centered, Extremely Fine, with 1989 P.F. certificate

240
325
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221
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Sale Number 851, Lot Number 221, 1894-98 Bureau Issues (Scott 246 - 263)3c Purple (253), 3c Purple (253)3c Purple (253). Mint N.H., pretty pastel color, almost perfectly centered, Extremely Fine, with 1983 P.F. certificate

220
475
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222
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Sale Number 851, Lot Number 222, 1894-98 Bureau Issues (Scott 246 - 263)3c Purple, Imperforate (253a), 3c Purple, Imperforate (253a)3c Purple, Imperforate (253a). Horizontal pair, original gum, huge margins, rich color, faint vertical crease at right mostly in margin, otherwise Extremely Fine

300
140
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223
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Sale Number 851, Lot Number 223, 1894-98 Bureau Issues (Scott 246 - 263)4c Dark Brown (254), 4c Dark Brown (254)4c Dark Brown (254). Mint N.H. with part imprint at top, rich color, wide margins, natural gum skip at top, Extremely Fine

300
900
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224
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Sale Number 851, Lot Number 224, 1894-98 Bureau Issues (Scott 246 - 263)5c Chocolate, Imperforate (255b), 5c Chocolate, Imperforate (255b)5c Chocolate, Imperforate (255b). Horizontal pair, original gum, large margins, rich color, fresh and Very Fine

300
125
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225
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Sale Number 851, Lot Number 225, 1894-98 Bureau Issues (Scott 246 - 263)6c Dull Brown (256), 6c Dull Brown (256)6c Dull Brown (256). Mint N.H. with plate no. at bottom, crisp impression on bright paper, unusually wide margins, Extremely Fine, with 1984 P.F. certificate for strip of three

350
475
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226
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Sale Number 851, Lot Number 226, 1894-98 Bureau Issues (Scott 246 - 263)8c Violet Brown (257), 8c Violet Brown (257)8c Violet Brown (257). Original gum, sharp proof-like impression, choice centering with wide margins, Extremely Fine Gem, scarce with such wide margins, with 1982 P.F. certificate

140
220
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227
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Sale Number 851, Lot Number 227, 1894-98 Bureau Issues (Scott 246 - 263)15c Dark Blue (259), 15c Dark Blue (259)15c Dark Blue (259). Original gum, lightly hinged, deep rich color on bright paper, perfectly centered with Jumbo margins, Extremely Fine Gem, a beautiful stamp, with 1980 P.F. certificate

300
575
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228
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Sale Number 851, Lot Number 228, 1894-98 Bureau Issues (Scott 246 - 263)$1.00 Black (261), $1.00 Black (261)$1.00 Black (261). Original gum, lightly hinged, enormous margins all around, proof-like impression

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB EXAMPLE OF THE $1.00 TYPE I UNWATERMARKED 1894 ISSUE. RARE WITH SUCH ENORMOUS MARGINS.

With 1980 P.F. certificate

1,000
2,800
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229
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Sale Number 851, Lot Number 229, 1894-98 Bureau Issues (Scott 246 - 263)$1.00 Black, Ty. II (261A), $1.00 Black, Ty. II (261A)$1.00 Black, Ty. II (261A). Original gum, lightly hinged, detailed impression, wide margins

VERY FINE AND CHOICE ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE $1.00 TYPE II UNWATERMARKED BUREAU ISSUE.

With 1983 P.F. certificate

2,300
2,500
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230
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Sale Number 851, Lot Number 230, 1894-98 Bureau Issues (Scott 246 - 263)$2.00 Bright Blue (262), $2.00 Bright Blue (262)$2.00 Bright Blue (262). Original gum, lightly hinged, rich color and proof-like impression on bright paper, perfectly centered with well-proportioned margins

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE $2.00 UNWATERMARKED BUREAU ISSUE. EXCEEDINGLY RARE IN SUCH PRISTINE CONDITION AND WITH SUCH PERFECT CENTERING.

The higher values of the 1894 unwatermarked Bureau Issue can be difficult to find in well-centered and sound condition, due to production problems. Examples such as the stamp offered here should be considered condition rarities.

With 1986 P.F. certificate

3,100
3,000
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231
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Sale Number 851, Lot Number 231, 1894-98 Bureau Issues (Scott 246 - 263)$5.00 Dark Green (263), $5.00 Dark Green (263)$5.00 Dark Green (263). Original gum, lightly hinged, rich color on bright paper, detailed impression

VERY FINE AND CHOICE EXAMPLE OF THE $5.00 UNWATERMARKED BUREAU ISSUE.

With 1976 P.F. certificate

5,000
3,500
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