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Sale 1011 — United States Stamps & Postal History, Foreign

Sale Date — Tuesday-Friday, 21-24 June, 2011

Category — 1894 Unwatermarked Bureau Issue (Scott 249-263)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
610
 
Sale Number 1011, Lot Number 610, 1894 Unwatermarked Bureau Issue (Scott 249-263)2c Carmine Lake, Ty. I (249), 2c Carmine Lake, Ty. I (249)2c Carmine Lake, Ty. I (249). Brilliant color, perfectly centered with Jumbo margins, bold machine cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, a superb stamp in every respect, the 2c shades are perhaps the most difficult issues to obtain in choice condition, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98 Jumbo; unlisted in SMQ above the grade of 98, SMQ $960.00 as 98)

7
800
611
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Sale Number 1011, Lot Number 611, 1894 Unwatermarked Bureau Issue (Scott 249-263)2c Scarlet, Ty. I (250b), 2c Scarlet, Ty. I (250b)2c Scarlet, Ty. I (250b). Mint N.H. wide top imprint and plate no. 113 strip of three, choice centering with lovely vivid color, Very Fine, with 2011 P.S.E. certificate (VF 80)

275
200
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612
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Sale Number 1011, Lot Number 612, 1894 Unwatermarked Bureau Issue (Scott 249-263)2c Carmine, Ty. III (252), 2c Carmine, Ty. III (252)2c Carmine, Ty. III (252). Bottom imprint and plate no. 142 block of fifteen, top right and bottom right stamps Mint N.H., others original gum, few small h.r. where trivial perf separations sensibly reinforced, brilliant color, bottom center stamp and selvage with tear, Fine-Very Fine appearance, ex Whitpain

3,410
550
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613
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Sale Number 1011, Lot Number 613, 1894 Unwatermarked Bureau Issue (Scott 249-263)5c Chocolate, Imperforate Horizontally (255c var), 5c Chocolate, Imperforate Horizontally (255c var)5c Chocolate, Imperforate Horizontally (255c var). Original gum, with plate no. 130 at top, rich color, Very Fine, a scarce single which is imperforate horizontally, especially desirable with the plate no., ex Whitpain, with 1977 and 2010 P.F. certificates, Scott Retail as pair $4,000.00

E. 750-1,000
550
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614
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Sale Number 1011, Lot Number 614, 1894 Unwatermarked Bureau Issue (Scott 249-263)8c Violet Brown (257), 8c Violet Brown (257)8c Violet Brown (257). Mint N.H., intense shade and impression, Very Fine and choice, with 2011 P.S.E. certificate (VF 80; SMQ $400.00)

525
350
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615
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Sale Number 1011, Lot Number 615, 1894 Unwatermarked Bureau Issue (Scott 249-263)50c Orange (260), 50c Orange (260)50c Orange (260). Mint N.H., vibrant color, well-balanced margins, fresh and Very Fine, with 2011 P.F. certificate

1,600
900
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616
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Sale Number 1011, Lot Number 616, 1894 Unwatermarked Bureau Issue (Scott 249-263)50c Orange (260), 50c Orange (260)50c Orange (260). Original gum, wide margins with choice centering, fresh, vivid color, Extremely Fine

525
400
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617
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Sale Number 1011, Lot Number 617, 1894 Unwatermarked Bureau Issue (Scott 249-263)50c Orange (260), 50c Orange (260)50c Orange (260). Original gum, barely hinged, fresh and bright color, Very Fine, with 1985 P.F. certificate

525
300
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618
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Sale Number 1011, Lot Number 618, 1894 Unwatermarked Bureau Issue (Scott 249-263)50c Orange (260), 50c Orange (260)50c Orange (260). Original gum, fresh and crisp, beautiful color, Very Fine and choice, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate

525
350
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619
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Sale Number 1011, Lot Number 619, 1894 Unwatermarked Bureau Issue (Scott 249-263)$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 nicely contrasted by bright white paper, beautifully centered

EXTREMELY FINE ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 1894 $1.00 TYPE II UNWATERMARKED BUREAU ISSUE.

With 1991 P.F. certificate

2,200
1,300
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620
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Sale Number 1011, Lot Number 620, 1894 Unwatermarked Bureau Issue (Scott 249-263)$2.00 Bright Blue (262), $2.00 Bright Blue (262)$2.00 Bright Blue (262). Large part original gum, bright color, thin spot, Very Fine appearance

2,750
400
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621
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Sale Number 1011, Lot Number 621, 1894 Unwatermarked Bureau Issue (Scott 249-263)$5.00 Dark Green (263), $5.00 Dark Green (263)$5.00 Dark Green (263). Original gum, minor gum disturbance which covers two small thin spots, wide margins of near Jumbo proportions, appears Very Fine, with 2010 P.F. certificate

4,500
750
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622
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Sale Number 1011, Lot Number 622, 1894 Unwatermarked Bureau Issue (Scott 249-263)$5.00 Dark Green (263), $5.00 Dark Green (263)$5.00 Dark Green (263). Disturbed original gum, rich color, unpunched perf at right, minor thin spot, Fine appearance

4,500
425
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