Sale 1019 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Thursday-Friday, 1-2 March, 2012

Category — 1895-97 Watermarked Bureau Issues (Scott 266-283)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
595
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Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 595, 1895-97 Watermarked Bureau Issues (Scott 266-283)2c Carmine, Ty. II (266), 2c Carmine, Ty. II (266)2c Carmine, Ty. II (266). Mint N.H., vivid fresh color, crisp paper, gorgeous centering with wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, a superb stamp in every respect, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $900.00)

100
800
596
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Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 596, 1895-97 Watermarked Bureau Issues (Scott 266-283)2c Carmine, Ty. II (266), 2c Carmine, Ty. II (266)2c Carmine, Ty. II (266). Original gum, lightly hinged, wide margins and perfect centering, bright color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, Superb 98; SMQ $290.00), this is the only example to achieve this grade with only one hinged stamp higher (at 100), there are also only three Mint N.H. stamps graded 98

32
300
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597
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Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 597, 1895-97 Watermarked Bureau Issues (Scott 266-283)4c Dark Brown (269), 4c Dark Brown (269)4c Dark Brown (269). Original gum, lightly hinged, mathematically perfect centering with wide margins, sharp impression on crisp paper, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2010 P.S.E. certificate (Gem 100; unpriced in SMQ above the grade of 98, SMQ $325.00 as 98), the highest grade for a Mint N.H. example is 98, this is the only 100 (plus one at 100J)

42
475
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598
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Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 598, 1895-97 Watermarked Bureau Issues (Scott 266-283)6c Dull Brown (271), 6c Dull Brown (271)6c Dull Brown (271). Mint N.H., wide beautifully balanced margins, proof-like impression on bright paper, fresh and crisp

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 1895 6-CENT WATERMARKED BUREAU ISSUE.

With 2011 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $3,800.00). Only one Mint N.H. stamp has graded higher to date (at 95J).

360
3,500
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599
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Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 599, 1895-97 Watermarked Bureau Issues (Scott 266-283)6c Dull Brown (271), 6c Dull Brown (271)6c Dull Brown (271). Mint N.H., lovely rich color, well-centered, Extremely Fine, with 2001 P.F. and 2005 P.S.E. certificates (XF 90; SMQ $750.00)

360
675
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600
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Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 600, 1895-97 Watermarked Bureau Issues (Scott 266-283)8c Violet Brown (272), 8c Violet Brown (272)8c Violet Brown (272). Mint N.H., deep rich color, beautiful centering, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2011 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,850.00), only four have graded higher to date

210
1,300
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601
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Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 601, 1895-97 Watermarked Bureau Issues (Scott 266-283)8c Violet Brown (272), 8c Violet Brown (272)8c Violet Brown (272). Mint N.H., with wide plate no. 58 selvage at top, deep rich color, Extremely Fine, with 2011 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $475.00)

210
450
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602
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Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 602, 1895-97 Watermarked Bureau Issues (Scott 266-283)8c Violet Brown (272), 8c Violet Brown (272)8c Violet Brown (272). Mint N.H., detailed impression, wide and balanced margins, fresh and Extremely Fine, with 2002 and 2005 P.S.E. certificates (XF 90; SMQ $475.00)

210
375
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603
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Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 603, 1895-97 Watermarked Bureau Issues (Scott 266-283)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 $950.00)

210
750
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604
 
Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 604, 1895-97 Watermarked Bureau Issues (Scott 266-283)50c Red Orange (275a), 50c Red Orange (275a)50c Red Orange (275a). Brilliant color in the true Red Orange shade, neat strike of oval cancel, choice centering, Extremely Fine

47
80
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605
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Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 605, 1895-97 Watermarked Bureau Issues (Scott 266-283)$2.00 Bright Blue (277), $2.00 Bright Blue (277)$2.00 Bright Blue (277). Original gum, h.r., wonderful margins and exceptional centering, strong Bright Blue color on fresh paper, Very Fine and choice

950
1,300
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606
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Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 606, 1895-97 Watermarked Bureau Issues (Scott 266-283)$2.00 Bright Blue (277), $2.00 Bright Blue (277)$2.00 Bright Blue (277). Original gum, small corner crease, tiny tear and couple perf flaws, appears Very Fine

950
180
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607
 
Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 607, 1895-97 Watermarked Bureau Issues (Scott 266-283)$2.00 Bright Blue (277), $2.00 Bright Blue (277)$2.00 Bright Blue (277). Deep rich color which looks more like the 277a shade to us, bright paper, lightly cancelled, Very Fine and choice, with 2010 P.F. certificate

450
650
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608
 
Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 608, 1895-97 Watermarked Bureau Issues (Scott 266-283)$5.00 Dark Green (278), $5.00 Dark Green (278)$5.00 Dark Green (278). Warm color on bright paper, well-proportioned margins, bold strike of oval registry cancel, Extremely Fine, with 2011 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $1,250.00)

625
600
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609
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Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 609, 1895-97 Watermarked Bureau Issues (Scott 266-283)1c Deep Green (279), 1c Deep Green (279)1c Deep Green (279). Mint N.H., brilliant color on bright paper, choice centering with well-proportioned margins, fresh and Extremely Fine, a beautiful stamp, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $375.00)

25
250
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610
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Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 610, 1895-97 Watermarked Bureau Issues (Scott 266-283)2c Rose Carmine, Ty. IV (279Bc), 2c Rose Carmine, Ty. IV (279Bc)2c Rose Carmine, Ty. IV (279Bc). Mint N.H., bright color on fresh paper, attractive centering, fresh and Very Fine, with 2000 P.F. and 2007 P.S.E. certificates (VF 80; SMQ $720.00)

850
550
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611
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Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 611, 1895-97 Watermarked Bureau Issues (Scott 266-283)2c Red, Ty. IV, Booklet Pane of Six, Horizontal Wmk. (279Bj), 2c Red, Ty. IV, Booklet Pane of Six, Horizontal Wmk. (279Bj)2c Red, Ty. IV, Booklet Pane of Six, Horizontal Wmk. (279Bj). Original gum, single h.r. at top, rich color, fresh and Fine

500
160
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612
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Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 612, 1895-97 Watermarked Bureau Issues (Scott 266-283)2c Red, Ty. IV, Booklet Pane of Six, Vertical Wmk. (279Bk), 2c Red, Ty. IV, Booklet Pane of Six, Vertical Wmk. (279Bk)2c Red, Ty. IV, Booklet Pane of Six, Vertical Wmk. (279Bk). Position D with plate no. 1368 at top right, original gum, lightly hinged, brilliant color, Fine, Scott Retail with no premium for the position

500
250
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613
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Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 613, 1895-97 Watermarked Bureau Issues (Scott 266-283)2c Red, Ty. IV, Booklet Pane of Six, Vertical Wmk. (279Bk), 2c Red, Ty. IV, Booklet Pane of Six, Vertical Wmk. (279Bk)2c Red, Ty. IV, Booklet Pane of Six, Vertical Wmk. (279Bk). Position E, original gum, barely hinged, brilliant color, fresh and Very Fine

500
170
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614
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Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 614, 1895-97 Watermarked Bureau Issues (Scott 266-283)5c Dark Blue (281), 5c Dark Blue (281)5c Dark Blue (281). Two Mint N.H. top imprint and plate no. strips of three with wide selvage, plate nos. 391 and 392, bright shade, Fine-Very Fine, Scott Retail as Mint N.H. singles

600
250
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615
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Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 615, 1895-97 Watermarked Bureau Issues (Scott 266-283)10c Brown, Ty. I (282C), 10c Brown, Ty. I (282C)10c Brown, Ty. I (282C). Mint N.H., pretty shade, fresh and Very Fine, with 2011 P.S.E. certificate (VF 80; SMQ $500.00)

525
400
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616
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Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 616, 1895-97 Watermarked Bureau Issues (Scott 266-283)10c Orange Brown, Ty. II (283), 10c Orange Brown, Ty. II (283)10c Orange Brown, Ty. II (283). Original gum, lightly hinged, marvelous centering, fresh, bright color, Extremely Fine, with 2006 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, XF 90; SMQ $265.00)

150
250
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