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Sale 959 — United States Stamps

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

Category — 1894 Unwatermarked Bureau Issue (Scott 246-263)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2553
 
Sale Number 959, Lot Number 2553, 1894 Unwatermarked Bureau Issue (Scott 246-263)1c Blue (247), 1c Blue (247)1c Blue (247). Uncharacteristically wide Jumbo margins, attractive color and neat circular datestamp, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98 Jumbo; SMQ $540.00 as 98, unpriced in any higher grade), this is the only used No. 247 awarded this lofty grade with only one other that exceeds it

3
1,400
2554
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Sale Number 959, Lot Number 2554, 1894 Unwatermarked Bureau Issue (Scott 246-263)2c Pink, Ty. I (248), 2c Pink, Ty. I (248)2c Pink, Ty. I (248). Two blocks of four, slightly different shades, original gum, one has some spotty disturbance on gum, otherwise Fine-Very Fine

365
130
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2555
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Sale Number 959, Lot Number 2555, 1894 Unwatermarked Bureau Issue (Scott 246-263)2c Carmine Lake, Ty. I (249), 2c Carmine Lake, Ty. I (249)2c Carmine Lake, Ty. I (249). Mint N.H., lovely margins and well-centered, wonderful depth of color, Extremely Fine, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $1,700.00)

550
1,200
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2556
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Sale Number 959, Lot Number 2556, 1894 Unwatermarked Bureau Issue (Scott 246-263)2c Carmine Lake, Ty. I (249), 2c Carmine Lake, Ty. I (249)2c Carmine Lake, Ty. I (249). Block of four, bottom pair Mint N.H., rich color, well-centered, fresh and Fine-Very Fine

1,450
750
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2557
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Sale Number 959, Lot Number 2557, 1894 Unwatermarked Bureau Issue (Scott 246-263)2c Carmine, Ty. I (250), 2c Carmine, Ty. I (250)2c Carmine, Ty. I (250). Mint N.H. with part left imprint selvage, large Jumbo margins with vivid color, Very Fine and choice, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (VF-XF 85 Jumbo; SMQ $170.00 as 85, $340.00 as 90)

85
250
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2558
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Sale Number 959, Lot Number 2558, 1894 Unwatermarked Bureau Issue (Scott 246-263)2c Carmine, Ty. II (251), 2c Carmine, Ty. II (251)2c Carmine, Ty. II (251). Block of four, original gum, faintly hinged (appears N.H.), Fine, the Scott value for a block is incorrect (less than four singles, which is quoted here)

1,400
650
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2559
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Sale Number 959, Lot Number 2559, 1894 Unwatermarked Bureau Issue (Scott 246-263)2c Carmine, Ty. III (252), 2c Carmine, Ty. III (252)2c Carmine, Ty. III (252). Block of four, original gum, deep shade, Fine

550
150
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2560
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Sale Number 959, Lot Number 2560, 1894 Unwatermarked Bureau Issue (Scott 246-263)3c Purple (253), 3c Purple (253)3c Purple (253). Block of four, original gum, lightly hinged, rich color, fresh and Fine-Very Fine

550
600
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2561
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Sale Number 959, Lot Number 2561, 1894 Unwatermarked Bureau Issue (Scott 246-263)4c Dark Brown (254), 4c Dark Brown (254)4c Dark Brown (254). Block of four, original gum, dark shade on bright paper, Fine-Very Fine

750
700
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2562
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Sale Number 959, Lot Number 2562, 1894 Unwatermarked Bureau Issue (Scott 246-263)5c Chocolate (255), 5c Chocolate (255)5c Chocolate (255). Top imprint and plate no. 130 strip of three, original gum, left stamp lightly hinged, middle and right very faint hinge marks, pretty color, Fine

550
150
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2563
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Sale Number 959, Lot Number 2563, 1894 Unwatermarked Bureau Issue (Scott 246-263)5c Chocolate (255), 5c Chocolate (255)5c Chocolate (255). Block of four, original gum, rich color, Fine-Very Fine

550
250
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2564
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Sale Number 959, Lot Number 2564, 1894 Unwatermarked Bureau Issue (Scott 246-263)6c Dull Brown (256), 6c Dull Brown (256)6c Dull Brown (256). Mint N.H., choice color and exceptionally well-centered, Very Fine and choice, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate

500
600
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2565
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Sale Number 959, Lot Number 2565, 1894 Unwatermarked Bureau Issue (Scott 246-263)6c Dull Brown (256), 6c Dull Brown (256)6c Dull Brown (256). Block of four, original gum, some rejoined perfs, Fine-Very Fine

750
250
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2566
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Sale Number 959, Lot Number 2566, 1894 Unwatermarked Bureau Issue (Scott 246-263)8c Violet Brown (257), 8c Violet Brown (257)8c Violet Brown (257). Mint N.H., choice margins and handsome centering, dark shade, Extremely Fine, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $1,650.00)

525
1,300
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2567
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Sale Number 959, Lot Number 2567, 1894 Unwatermarked Bureau Issue (Scott 246-263)8c Violet Brown (257), 8c Violet Brown (257)8c Violet Brown (257). Block of four, original gum, lightly hinged, exceptionally well-centered, dark shade and proof-like impression, fresh and Very Fine

750
525
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2568
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Sale Number 959, Lot Number 2568, 1894 Unwatermarked Bureau Issue (Scott 246-263)10c Dark Green (258), 10c Dark Green (258)10c Dark Green (258). Original gum, barely hinged, uncommonly wide margins and select centering, vibrant color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,500.00)

325
1,300
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2569
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Sale Number 959, Lot Number 2569, 1894 Unwatermarked Bureau Issue (Scott 246-263)10c Dark Green (258), 10c Dark Green (258)10c Dark Green (258). Block of four, original gum, lightly hinged, beautiful color and impression, Fine-Very Fine

1,350
500
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2570
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Sale Number 959, Lot Number 2570, 1894 Unwatermarked Bureau Issue (Scott 246-263)50c Orange (260), 50c Orange (260)50c Orange (260). Original gum, h.r. and offset specks, attractively centered, rich color, Very Fine, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate

600
225
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2571
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Sale Number 959, Lot Number 2571, 1894 Unwatermarked Bureau Issue (Scott 246-263)$1.00 Black (261), $1.00 Black (261)$1.00 Black (261). Original gum, lightly hinged, attractive margins, intense shade on bright white paper, Very Fine, with 2008 P.F. certificate

1,200
1,200
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2572
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Sale Number 959, Lot Number 2572, 1894 Unwatermarked Bureau Issue (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, intense shade and impression, faint natural gum bend, Fine, purple backstamp

2,400
500
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2573
og
Sale Number 959, Lot Number 2573, 1894 Unwatermarked Bureau Issue (Scott 246-263)$2.00 Bright Blue (262), $2.00 Bright Blue (262)$2.00 Bright Blue (262). Original gum, rich color, detailed impression, tiny corner crease at bottom left, appears Fine, attractive

3,250
650
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2574
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Sale Number 959, Lot Number 2574, 1894 Unwatermarked Bureau Issue (Scott 246-263)$5.00 Dark Green (263), $5.00 Dark Green (263)$5.00 Dark Green (263). Original gum, lightly hinged, attractively centered, wonderful deep rich color

VERY FINE. A DESIRABLE EXAMPLE OF THE $5.00 1894 UNWATERMARKED BUREAU ISSUE.

With 1971 and 2007 P.F. certificates

5,000
2,800
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2575
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Sale Number 959, Lot Number 2575, 1894 Unwatermarked Bureau Issue (Scott 246-263)$5.00 Dark Green (263), $5.00 Dark Green (263)$5.00 Dark Green (263). Original gum, lightly hinged, deep rich color on bright paper, three wide margins, fresh and Fine

5,000
1,500
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