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Sale 959 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Monday-Wednesday, 23-25 June, 2008

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

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2576
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Sale Number 959, Lot Number 2576, 1895 Watermarked Bureau Issue (Scott 264-278)1c-10c 1895 Bureau Issue, Imperforate (264c, 268a, 272b, 273a), 1c-10c 1895 Bureau Issue, Imperforate (264c, 268a, 272b, 273a)1c-10c 1895 Bureau Issue, Imperforate (264c, 268a, 272b, 273a). Original gum, large to huge margins, 1c with part imprint, rich colors, Extremely Fine, each with clean P.F. certificate (1980-88)

1,350
600
2577
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Sale Number 959, Lot Number 2577, 1895 Watermarked Bureau Issue (Scott 264-278)2c Carmine, Ty. II (266), 2c Carmine, Ty. II (266)2c Carmine, Ty. II (266). Mint N.H. with top plate no. 169 (mostly separated), marvelous centering and vivid color, Extremely Fine, with 2008 P.F. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $445.00)

110
400
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2578
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Sale Number 959, Lot Number 2578, 1895 Watermarked Bureau Issue (Scott 264-278)2c Carmine, Ty. II (266), 2c Carmine, Ty. II (266)2c Carmine, Ty. II (266). Mint N.H. right imprint and plate no. 132 strip of three, outstanding centering, fresh and crisp, Extremely Fine, lovely multiple

375
375
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2579
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Sale Number 959, Lot Number 2579, 1895 Watermarked Bureau Issue (Scott 264-278)2c Carmine, Ty. II (266), 2c Carmine, Ty. II (266)2c Carmine, Ty. II (266). Mint N.H. left imprint and plate no. 170 block of six, particularly well-centered, fresh and bright, Extremely Fine, exceptionally difficult to find this nice, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate

1,000
1,200
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2580
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Sale Number 959, Lot Number 2580, 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 top part imprint selvage, magnificent centering, vivid color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $305.00)

16
200
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2581
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Sale Number 959, Lot Number 2581, 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. wide top imprint and plate no. 216 block of six, brilliant state of freshness, vivid color, Extremely Fine Gem

325
425
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2582
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Sale Number 959, Lot Number 2582, 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. top imprint and plate no. 170 block of six, incredibly well-centered, vivid color, Extremely Fine, a relatively inexpensive plate block but rare in this high quality, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate

325
550
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2583
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Sale Number 959, Lot Number 2583, 1895 Watermarked Bureau Issue (Scott 264-278)3c Purple (268), 3c Purple (268)3c Purple (268). Mint N.H. wide top imprint and plate no. 95 strip of three, fresh and bright, Fine-Very Fine

400
190
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2584
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Sale Number 959, Lot Number 2584, 1895 Watermarked Bureau Issue (Scott 264-278)4c Dark Brown (269), 4c Dark Brown (269)4c Dark Brown (269). Original gum, lightly hinged, impressive huge Jumbo margins and exceptional centering, Extremely Fine, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90 Jumbo; SMQ $105.00 as 90, $220.00 as 95)

50
160
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2585
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Sale Number 959, Lot Number 2585, 1895 Watermarked Bureau Issue (Scott 264-278)5c Chocolate (270), 5c Chocolate (270)5c Chocolate (270). Mint N.H. top imprint and plate no. 351 strip of three, outstanding color and impression, crisp and intact, Fine-Very Fine, pretty strip, with 1984 P.F. certificate

400
225
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2586
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Sale Number 959, Lot Number 2586, 1895 Watermarked Bureau Issue (Scott 264-278)6c Dull Brown (271), 6c Dull Brown (271)6c Dull Brown (271). Original gum, barest trace of hinging, exceptionally well-centered with attractive margins and color, fresh, Very Fine and choice, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (VF-XF 85; SMQ $200.00)

130
140
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2587
nhbl
Sale Number 959, Lot Number 2587, 1895 Watermarked Bureau Issue (Scott 264-278)8c Violet Brown (272), 8c Violet Brown (272)8c Violet Brown (272). Mint N.H. block of four, strong color, Fine-Very Fine, Scott Retail as four Ming N.H. singles

900
225
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2588
 
Sale Number 959, Lot Number 2588, 1895 Watermarked Bureau Issue (Scott 264-278)8c Violet Brown (272), 8c Violet Brown (272)8c Violet Brown (272). Incredibly wide even margins, neat Baltimore oval cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, used Bureau Issues with wide margins and choice centering are hard to find, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $475.00)

2
350
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2589
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Sale Number 959, Lot Number 2589, 1895 Watermarked Bureau Issue (Scott 264-278)10c Dark Green (273), 10c Dark Green (273)10c Dark Green (273). Mint N.H. wide top imprint and plate no. 64 strip of three, incredibly fresh and crisp, single short perf bottom right, otherwise Fine strip

1,000
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2590
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Sale Number 959, Lot Number 2590, 1895 Watermarked Bureau Issue (Scott 264-278)10c Dark Green (273), 10c Dark Green (273)10c Dark Green (273). Block of four, original gum, deep rich color, fresh and Very Fine, a lovely block

425
300
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2591
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Sale Number 959, Lot Number 2591, 1895 Watermarked Bureau Issue (Scott 264-278)10c Dark Green (273), 10c Dark Green (273)10c Dark Green (273). Block of four, original gum, top pair lightly hinged, bottom pair Mint N.H., beautiful color, Fine block

800
250
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2592
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Sale Number 959, Lot Number 2592, 1895 Watermarked Bureau Issue (Scott 264-278)15c Dark Blue (274), 15c Dark Blue (274)15c Dark Blue (274). Block of four, original gum, small h.r., intense shade on bright paper, Fine

1,050
225
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2593
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Sale Number 959, Lot Number 2593, 1895 Watermarked Bureau Issue (Scott 264-278)50c Orange (275), 50c Orange (275)50c Orange (275). Original gum with part bottom imprint selvage, barest trace of hinging, beautiful bright color, Extremely Fine, with 2008 P.F. certificate (VF-XF 85; SMQ $425.00)

325
350
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2594
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Sale Number 959, Lot Number 2594, 1895 Watermarked Bureau Issue (Scott 264-278)50c Orange (275), 50c Orange (275)50c Orange (275). Original gum, barest trace of hinging, vivid color, Very Fine, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate

325
250
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2595
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Sale Number 959, Lot Number 2595, 1895 Watermarked Bureau Issue (Scott 264-278)50c Orange (275), 50c Orange (275)50c Orange (275). Block of four, original gum, vibrant color without any oxidation, reperfed at bottom, Very Fine appearance

1,400
450
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2596
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Sale Number 959, Lot Number 2596, 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, barest trace of hinging with almost balanced margins, strong color on bright paper, Extremely Fine, with 2008 P.F. certificate (VF-XF 85; SMQ $1,000.00)

700
650
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2597
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Sale Number 959, Lot Number 2597, 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, nice margins, clear impression, Very Fine and choice, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (VF-XF 85; SMQ $1,000.00)

700
650
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2598
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Sale Number 959, Lot Number 2598, 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, intense shade and proof-like impression, well-balanced margins, Very Fine and choice, a pretty stamp

700
450
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2599
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Sale Number 959, Lot Number 2599, 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, attractive centering, Very Fine, with 2008 P.F. certificate

700
425
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2600
 
Sale Number 959, Lot Number 2600, 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). Exceptionally well-centered, light oval registry cancel, Extremely Fine, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (VF-XF 85; SMQ $190.00

95
170
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2601
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Sale Number 959, Lot Number 2601, 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, lightly hinged, attractive margins, Very Fine, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate

1,500
1,700
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2602
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Sale Number 959, Lot Number 2602, 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, deep shade and detailed impression, reperfed at left, Very Fine appearance

1,500
375
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2603
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Sale Number 959, Lot Number 2603, 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). Disturbed original gum, small thin spot, Fine appearance

1,500
275
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2604
 
Sale Number 959, Lot Number 2604, 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). Attractive margins and centering, light face-free cancel, Very Fine and choice, with 2008 P.F. certificate (VF-XF 85; SMQ $335.00)

225
325
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2605
 
$1.00 Black, Ty. II (276A). Well-centered, light oval registry cancel, Very Fine, 2008 P.S.E. certificate

225
180
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2606
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Sale Number 959, Lot Number 2606, 1895 Watermarked Bureau Issue (Scott 264-278)$2.00 Bright Blue (277), $2.00 Bright Blue (277)$2.00 Bright Blue (277). Original gum, rich color, reperfed at left, Very Fine appearance

1,200
375
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2607
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Sale Number 959, Lot Number 2607, 1895 Watermarked Bureau Issue (Scott 264-278)$2.00 Bright Blue (277), $2.00 Bright Blue (277)$2.00 Bright Blue (277). Original gum, beautiful rich color, Fine

1,200
400
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2608
 
Sale Number 959, Lot Number 2608, 1895 Watermarked Bureau Issue (Scott 264-278)$2.00 Bright Blue (277), $2.00 Bright Blue (277)$2.00 Bright Blue (277). Balanced margins and almost perfectly centered, magnificent color, small part of grid duplex cancel, Extremely Fine, an exceptionally choice used example, the $2.00 1895 Bureau is difficult to find lightly cancelled and well centered, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $920.00)

450
1,200
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2609°
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Sale Number 959, Lot Number 2609, 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, radiant color, well-balanced margins

VERY FINE AND CHOICE ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE $5.00 1895 WATERMARKED BUREAU ISSUE.

With 1985 P.F. and 2008 P.S.E. certificates (VF 80; SMQ $2,400.00)

2,400
1,900
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2610
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Sale Number 959, Lot Number 2610, 1895 Watermarked Bureau Issue (Scott 264-278)$5.00 Dark Green (278), $5.00 Dark Green (278)$5.00 Dark Green (278). Mint N.H., deep rich color and sharp proof-like impression, well-balanced margins, most recent certificate notes reperfed at left, Extremely Fine appearance, with 1999 and 2007 P.F. certificates, the former stating that "it is genuine, Never Hinged"

7,250
3,750
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2611
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Sale Number 959, Lot Number 2611, 1895 Watermarked Bureau Issue (Scott 264-278)$5.00 Dark Green (278), $5.00 Dark Green (278)$5.00 Dark Green (278). Original gum, rich color, tiny thin speck, reperfed at right, Fine appearance

2,400
550
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