Sale 857 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Thursday, 27 February, 2003

Category — 1894-98 Bureau Issues (Scott 264 - 284)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1584
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1c-50c 1895 Issue (264-275). Original gum, Nos. 265-268 h.r., others lightly hinged, Fine-Very Fine

973
475
1585
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Sale 857, Lot 1585, 1894-98 Bureau Issues (Scott 264 - 284)2c Carmine, Ty. I (265). Mint N.H. left plate no. 170 and imprint strip of three, intense color, beautifully centered, Very Fine and choice, Scott Retail as singles

187
350
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1586
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Sale 857, Lot 1586, 1894-98 Bureau Issues (Scott 264 - 284)4c Dark Brown (269). Mint N.H. with part imprint in full top selvage, rich color, perfectly centered with even margins, Extremely Fine, with 2002 P.F. certificate

82
350
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1587
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Sale 857, Lot 1587, 1894-98 Bureau Issues (Scott 264 - 284)4c Dark Brown (269). Mint N.H. with part imprint at top, dark color, remarkably well-centered, Extremely Fine Gem, a superb stamp, with 2002 P.F. certificate

82
300
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1588
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Sale 857, Lot 1588, 1894-98 Bureau Issues (Scott 264 - 284)5c Chocolate (270). Mint N.H. with part imprint at top, warm shade, wide margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with copy of 1986 P.F. certificate for strip of three

77
290
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1589
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Sale 857, Lot 1589, 1894-98 Bureau Issues (Scott 264 - 284)6c Dull Brown (271). Original gum, lightly hinged, pretty pastel shade, extra wide margins, Extremely Fine, with 1982 and 2002 P.F. certificates

95
135
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1590
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Sale 857, Lot 1590, 1894-98 Bureau Issues (Scott 264 - 284)8c Violet Brown (272). Mint N.H., deep rich color on bright fresh paper, Very Fine and choice, with 2002 P.F. certificate

135
325
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1591
 
Sale 857, Lot 1591, 1894-98 Bureau Issues (Scott 264 - 284)8c Violet Brown, USIR Watermark (272a). Clear "R" of watermark, outstanding centering with wide balanced margins, dark color on bright white paper, Extremely Fine, an exceptional stamp, with 2002 P.F. certificate

750
950
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1592
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Sale 857, Lot 1592, 1894-98 Bureau Issues (Scott 264 - 284)10c Dark Green (273). Mint N.H., brilliant color, long full perfs, post-office fresh and Extremely Fine Gem, a superb stamp, with 2002 P.F. certificate

200
475
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1593
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Sale 857, Lot 1593, 1894-98 Bureau Issues (Scott 264 - 284)15c Dark Blue (274). Mint N.H., deep rich color, well-balanced margins, Extremely Fine, with copy of 2002 P.F. certificate

475
900
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1594
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Sale 857, Lot 1594, 1894-98 Bureau Issues (Scott 264 - 284)15c Dark Blue (274). Original gum, lightly hinged, intense color on bright paper, huge margins, Extremely Fine, with 1999 P.F. certificate

225
250
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1595
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Sale 857, Lot 1595, 1894-98 Bureau Issues (Scott 264 - 284)50c Orange, Imperforate (275b). Horizontal pair, original gum, lightly hinged, radiant color, detailed impression, wide margins, Extremely Fine, with 1991 P.F. certificate

1,250
700
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1596
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Sale 857, Lot 1596, 1894-98 Bureau Issues (Scott 264 - 284)$1.00 Black, Ty. I (276). Original gum, lightly hinged, perfectly centered, dark color and proof-like impression, Extremely Fine, with 2002 P.F. certificate

650
425
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1597
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Sale 857, Lot 1597, 1894-98 Bureau Issues (Scott 264 - 284)$1.00 Black, Ty. I (276). Original gum, small h.r., intense shade and proof-like impression, perfectly centered, Extremely Fine, a beautiful stamp, with 2001 P.F. certificate

650
475
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1598
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Sale 857, Lot 1598, 1894-98 Bureau Issues (Scott 264 - 284)$1.00 Black, Ty. I (276). Original gum, h.r., sharp impression on bright paper, small faint diagonal crease invisible on face, appears Very Fine

650
150
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1599
 
Sale 857, Lot 1599, 1894-98 Bureau Issues (Scott 264 - 284)$1.00 Black, Ty. I (276). Perfectly centered with wide even margins, light cancel, dark color on brilliant paper, Extremely Fine Gem, a superb stamp in every respect, with 2002 P.F. certificate

80
350
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1600
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Sale 857, Lot 1600, 1894-98 Bureau Issues (Scott 264 - 284)$1.00 Black, Ty. II (276A). Original gum, h.r., detailed proof-like impression, tiny thin at top from attempted hinge removal, appears Very Fine

1,300
375
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1601
 
Sale 857, Lot 1601, 1894-98 Bureau Issues (Scott 264 - 284)$1.00 Black, Ty. II (276A). Light strike of oval cancel, Extremely Fine, with 2002 P.F. certificate

175
325
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1602
 
Sale 857, Lot 1602, 1894-98 Bureau Issues (Scott 264 - 284)$1.00 Black, Ty. II (276A). Remarkably well-centered, sharp impression on brilliant paper, light cancel, Extremely Fine, an outstanding stamp, wtih 2002 P.F. certificate

175
350
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1603
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Sale 857, Lot 1603, 1894-98 Bureau Issues (Scott 264 - 284)$2.00 Bright Blue (277). Plate no. 84 at top, original gum, barest trace of hinge, deep color on brilliant paper, beautifully centered

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A GORGEOUS ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE $2.00 1875 ISSUE WITH PLATE NUMBER

With 1999 P.F. certificate

1,100
1,900
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1604
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Sale 857, Lot 1604, 1894-98 Bureau Issues (Scott 264 - 284)$2.00 Dark Blue (277a). Original gum, lightly hinged, precise centering, detailed impression on fresh paper, Extremely Fine Gem, a superb stamp, with 2002 P.F. certificate

1,100
1,000
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1605
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Sale 857, Lot 1605, 1894-98 Bureau Issues (Scott 264 - 284)$2.00 Bright Blue (277). Unused (regummed), brilliant shade on bright paper, small light crease only shows in fluid, appears Very Fine

400
220
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1606
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Sale 857, Lot 1606, 1894-98 Bureau Issues (Scott 264 - 284)$2.00 Bright Blue (277). Original gum, small h.r., perfectly centered with balanced margins, two small thins, tiny inclusion, otherwise Extremely Fine

1,100
400
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1607
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Sale 857, Lot 1607, 1894-98 Bureau Issues (Scott 264 - 284)$5.00 Dark Green (278). Plate no. at top, original gum, lightly hinged, deep rich color and proof-like impression

EXTREMELY FINE ORIGINAL-GUM PLATE NUMBER SINGLE OF THE $5.00 WATERMARKED BUREAU ISSUE.

With 2002 P.F. certificate

2,400
2,200
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1608
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Sale 857, Lot 1608, 1894-98 Bureau Issues (Scott 264 - 284)$5.00 Dark Green (278). Sweated original gum, crisp impression, Very Fine

2,400
0
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1609
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Sale 857, Lot 1609, 1894-98 Bureau Issues (Scott 264 - 284)$5.00 Dark Green (278). Unused (regummed), bright and fresh, reperfed at left, otherwise Very Fine, wtih 2001 A.P.S. certificate

950
450
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1610
 
Sale 857, Lot 1610, 1894-98 Bureau Issues (Scott 264 - 284)$5.00 Dark Green (278). Light strike of oval cancel, defective incl. thin spot and sealed tear across half of stamp, Very Fine appearance

500
100
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1611
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1c-15c 1898 Issue (279-284). With extra shades of 1c, 2c, 4c and 6c, No. 282C unused (regummed), both 1c Mint N.H., others original gum, lightly hinged or h.r., Fine-Very Fine

706
250
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1612
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Sale 857, Lot 1612, 1894-98 Bureau Issues (Scott 264 - 284)2c Rose Carmine, Ty. III (279Bc). Mint N.H., brilliant color, fresh and Very Fine, with copy of 2001 P.F. certificate for strip of four

525
350
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1613
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Sale 857, Lot 1613, 1894-98 Bureau Issues (Scott 264 - 284)2c Rose Carmine, Ty. III (279Bc). Block of four, original gum, h.r. incl. few perfs sensibly reinforced, Fine, with 2002 P.F. certificate

1,050
230
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1614
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Sale 857, Lot 1614, 1894-98 Bureau Issues (Scott 264 - 284)6c Lake (282). Original gum, described by P.F. as previously hinged but the gum is pristine, brilliant color on bright paper, perfectly centered, Extremely Fine, with 2002 P.F. certificate

45
160
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1615
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Sale 857, Lot 1615, 1894-98 Bureau Issues (Scott 264 - 284)10c Brown, Ty. I (282C). Plate no. 302 at top, original gum, described as previously hinged by P.F. but we do not agree, rich color on fresh white paper, huge margins, Extremely Fine, with 2002 P.F. certificate

180
1,250
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1616
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Sale 857, Lot 1616, 1894-98 Bureau Issues (Scott 264 - 284)10c Orange Brown, Ty. II (283). Original gum, lightly hinged, deep rich color, choice centering, Extremely Fine, a pretty stamp, with 2002 P.F. certificate

125
250
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1617
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Sale 857, Lot 1617, 1894-98 Bureau Issues (Scott 264 - 284)15c Olive Green (284). Original gum, described as previously hinged by the P.F. but the gum is pristine, deep rich color, exceptionally fresh and Extremely Fine, a beautiful stamp, with 2001 P.F. certificate

160
325
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1618
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Sale 857, Lot 1618, 1894-98 Bureau Issues (Scott 264 - 284)15c Olive Green (284). Original gum, barely hinged, pretty shade, well-balanced margins, Extremely Fine, with 2002 P.S.E. certificate

160
250
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1619
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Sale 857, Lot 1619, 1894-98 Bureau Issues (Scott 264 - 284)15c Olive Green (284). Original gum, lightly hinged, pretty shade, Very Fine and choice

160
130
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