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Sale 946 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Monday, 12 November, 2007

Category — 1895 Watermarked Bureau Issue (Scott 264-278)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
748
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Sale Number 946, Lot Number 748, 1895 Watermarked Bureau Issue (Scott 264-278)2c Carmine, Ty. III (267), 2c Carmine, Ty. III (267)2c Carmine, Ty. III (267). Mint N.H. with left plate no. 291, bright color, fabulous margins and centering, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $305.00)

16
225
749
nh
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 749, 1895 Watermarked Bureau Issue (Scott 264-278)2c Carmine, Ty. III (267), 2c Carmine, Ty. III (267)2c Carmine, Ty. III (267). Mint N.H. with bottom selvage, unusually wide Jumbo margins and pretty color, Extremely Fine, with 1991 P.F. and 2007 P.S.E. certificates (XF 90 Jumbo; SMQ $70.00 as 90, $305.00 as 95)

16
150
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750
og
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 750, 1895 Watermarked Bureau Issue (Scott 264-278)5c Chocolate (270), 5c Chocolate (270)5c Chocolate (270). Original gum, h.r., gorgeous centering with balanced margins, radiant color, Extremely Fine

37
50
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751
nh
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 751, 1895 Watermarked Bureau Issue (Scott 264-278)10c Dark Green (273), 10c Dark Green (273)10c Dark Green (273). Mint N.H., fresh and crisp, rich color, Very Fine, with 2004 P.F. certificate

300
275
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752
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Sale Number 946, Lot Number 752, 1895 Watermarked Bureau Issue (Scott 264-278)15c Dark Blue (274), 15c Dark Blue (274)15c Dark Blue (274). Original gum, lightly hinged, lovely balanced margins, very strong dark color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,050.00)

250
750
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753
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Sale Number 946, Lot Number 753, 1895 Watermarked Bureau Issue (Scott 264-278)$1.00 Black, Ty. I (276), $1.00 Black, Ty. I (276)$1.00 Black, Ty. I (276). Original gum, with bottom sheet selvage, lightly hinged, very attractive, almost perfectly balanced margins, Extremely Fine, with 2007 P.F. certificate (VF-XF 85; SMQ $1,000.00)

700
800
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754
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Sale Number 946, Lot Number 754, 1895 Watermarked Bureau Issue (Scott 264-278)$1.00 Black, Ty. I (276), $1.00 Black, Ty. I (276)$1.00 Black, Ty. I (276). Original gum, lightly hinged, intense shade on bright white paper, lovely margins, attractive centering, Very Fine and choice, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (VF-XF 85; SMQ $1,000.00)

700
800
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755
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Sale Number 946, Lot Number 755, 1895 Watermarked Bureau Issue (Scott 264-278)$1.00 Black, Ty. II (276A), $1.00 Black, Ty. II (276A)$1.00 Black, Ty. II (276A). Slightly disturbed original gum, barest trace of a tiny thin speck, Very Fine appearance

1,500
450
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756
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Sale Number 946, Lot Number 756, 1895 Watermarked Bureau Issue (Scott 264-278)$1.00 Black, Ty. II (276A), $1.00 Black, Ty. II (276A)$1.00 Black, Ty. II (276A). Original gum, thin spot, Fine appearance

1,500
300
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757
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Sale Number 946, Lot Number 757, 1895 Watermarked Bureau Issue (Scott 264-278)$1.00 Black, Ty. II (276A), $1.00 Black, Ty. II (276A)$1.00 Black, Ty. II (276A). Original gum, left perfs touch, Very Good

1,500
300
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758
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Sale Number 946, Lot Number 758, 1895 Watermarked Bureau Issue (Scott 264-278)$1.00 Black, Ty. II (276A), $1.00 Black, Ty. II (276A)$1.00 Black, Ty. II (276A). Unused (no gum), Very Fine

475
350
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759
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Sale Number 946, Lot Number 759, 1895 Watermarked Bureau Issue (Scott 264-278)$1.00 Black, Ty. II (276A), $1.00 Black, Ty. II (276A)$1.00 Black, Ty. II (276A). Unused (regummed), reperfed, Fine appearance

475
275
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760
nh
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 760, 1895 Watermarked Bureau Issue (Scott 264-278)$2.00 Dark Blue (277a), $2.00 Dark Blue (277a)$2.00 Dark Blue (277a). Mint N.H., intense color in the true Dark Blue shade, sharp proof-like impression

VERY FINE AND CHOICE. A SCARCE MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE WATERMARKED 1895 $2.00 BUREAU ISSUE IN THE DARK BLUE SHADE. A STUNNING STAMP.

With 1987 and 2002 P.F. certificates

3,600
2,300
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761
og
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 761, 1895 Watermarked Bureau Issue (Scott 264-278)$5.00 Dark Green (278), $5.00 Dark Green (278)$5.00 Dark Green (278). Original gum, lightly hinged, essentially perfectly centered with marvelous deep color

EXTREMELY FINE. A SUPERBLY-CENTERED ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE $5.00 1895 WATERMARKED BUREAU ISSUE.

With 2007 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $4,800.00). Certainly in terms of centering, this strikes us as an XF-Superb 95 stamp.

2,400
3,500
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762
og
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 762, 1895 Watermarked Bureau Issue (Scott 264-278)$5.00 Dark Green (278), $5.00 Dark Green (278)$5.00 Dark Green (278). Original gum, minor offset on gum, Fine

2,400
600
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763
 
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 763, 1895 Watermarked Bureau Issue (Scott 264-278)$5.00 Dark Green (278), $5.00 Dark Green (278)$5.00 Dark Green (278). Rich color, light strike of cancel leaves design clearly visible, Very Fine and choice, with 2006 P.S.E. certificate

650
750
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764
 
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 764, 1895 Watermarked Bureau Issue (Scott 264-278)$5.00 Dark Green (278), $5.00 Dark Green (278)$5.00 Dark Green (278). Well-centered, exceptionally deep dark color, light oval registry cancels, Very Fine and choice, with 2007 P.F. certificate (VF-XF 85; SMQ $860.00)

650
500
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765
 
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 765, 1895 Watermarked Bureau Issue (Scott 264-278)$5.00 Dark Green (278), $5.00 Dark Green (278)$5.00 Dark Green (278). Attractively centered, rich color and neat target cancel, Very Fine, ex Sheriff

650
375
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766
 
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 766, 1895 Watermarked Bureau Issue (Scott 264-278)$5.00 Dark Green (278), $5.00 Dark Green (278)$5.00 Dark Green (278). Light oval registry cancels, rich color and choice margins, Very Fine

650
400
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