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Sale 1026 — United States Stamps and Postal History, CSA, General Foreign

Sale Date — Wednesday-Thursday, 27-28 June, 2012

Category — 1894-95 Bureau Issues (Scott 250-284)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1331
 
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1331, 1894-95 Bureau Issues (Scott 250-284)2c Carmine, Ty. I (250), 2c Carmine, Ty. I (250)2c Carmine, Ty. I (250). Intense shade and impression, perfectly centered with Jumbo margins, neat machine cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2011 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98 Jumbo; unpriced in SMQ above the grade of 98, SMQ $750.00 as 98), only one has graded higher (at 100) and only one other shares this desirable grade

3
500
1332
og
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1332, 1894-95 Bureau Issues (Scott 250-284)8c Violet Brown (257), 8c Violet Brown (257)8c Violet Brown (257). Original gum, rich color and detailed impression, mathematically perfect centering

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 1894 8-CENT UNWATERMARKED BUREAU ISSUE, WHICH HAS BEEN GRADED GEM 100 BY P.S.E.

With 2012 P.S.E. certificate (OGh, Gem 100; unpriced in SMQ above the grade of 95). This is the highest grade awarded to date and the only example to achieve this grade. The next-highest grade is a 95J.

160
1,600
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1333
 
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1333, 1894-95 Bureau Issues (Scott 250-284)$2.00 Bright Blue (262), $2.00 Bright Blue (262)$2.00 Bright Blue (262). Rich color, bold strike of oval registry cancel, 2.8mm sealed tear at top, Very Fine appearance, with 2010 P.S.E. certificate (F 70; SMQ $520.00)

1,250
250
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1334
og
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1334, 1894-95 Bureau Issues (Scott 250-284)$5.00 Dark Green (263), $5.00 Dark Green (263)$5.00 Dark Green (263). Original gum, small h.r., deep rich color, trivial natural gum bend, Fine

4,500
900
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1335
nhbl
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1335, 1894-95 Bureau Issues (Scott 250-284)1c Blue (264), 1c Blue (264)1c Blue (264). Mint N.H. top imprint and plate no. 179 block of six with wide selvage, radiant color on bright paper, Very Fine and choice, with 2012 P.S.E. certificate

450
1,400
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1336
nh
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1336, 1894-95 Bureau Issues (Scott 250-284)4c Dark Brown (269), 4c Dark Brown (269)4c Dark Brown (269). Mint N.H. pair with wide top imprint selvage, rich color on bright paper, Very Fine, with 2012 P.S.E. certificate

250
275
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1337
ogbl
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1337, 1894-95 Bureau Issues (Scott 250-284)5c Chocolate, 10c Green (270, 273), 5c Chocolate, 10c Green (270, 273)5c Chocolate, 10c Green (270, 273). Blocks of four, 5c right stamps Mint N.H., others original gum, 10c top left stamp perf disc inclusion, Very Fine

680
250
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1338
 
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1338, 1894-95 Bureau Issues (Scott 250-284)10c Dark Green (273), 10c Dark Green (273)10c Dark Green (273). Beautiful centering with wide and balanced margins, pretty shade, light strike of New York circular datestamp, Extremely Fine Gem, a superb stamp in every respect, with 2012 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $720.00), this is the highest grade awarded to date and only three others share this grade

2
650
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1339
 
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1339, 1894-95 Bureau Issues (Scott 250-284)15c Dark Blue (274), 15c Dark Blue (274)15c Dark Blue (274). Perfectly centered with Jumbo margins, intense shade and impression on bright paper, unobtrusive strike of registry oval cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, a stunning used stamp, with 2011 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98 Jumbo; unpriced in SMQ above the grade of 98, SMQ $1,450.00 as 98), this is the highest grade awarded to date and the only example to achieve this grade

17
1,500
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1340
nh
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1340, 1894-95 Bureau Issues (Scott 250-284)50c Orange (275), 50c Orange (275)50c Orange (275). Barely hinged at top, vivid color, balanced margins, Extremely Fine, with 2002 (as Mint N.H.) and 2012 P.F. certificates (VF-XF 85)

260
500
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1341
og
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1341, 1894-95 Bureau Issues (Scott 250-284)50c Orange (275), 50c Orange (275)50c Orange (275). Original gum, intense shade and impression, well-proportioned margins, Extremely Fine, with 2012 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, VF-XF 85; SMQ $330.00)

260
275
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1342
 
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1342, 1894-95 Bureau Issues (Scott 250-284)$5.00 Dark Green (278), $5.00 Dark Green (278)$5.00 Dark Green (278). Pretty shade, choice centering for this difficult issue, unobtrusive strike of registry oval cancel and trace of red cancel at upper left, Extremely Fine, with 2012 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $1,250.00)

625
650
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1343
 
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1343, 1894-95 Bureau Issues (Scott 250-284)$5.00 Dark Green (278), $5.00 Dark Green (278)$5.00 Dark Green (278). Bright shade, neat strike of registry oval cancel, Very Fine and choice, with 2012 P.S.E. certificate (VF-XF 85; SMQ $750.00)

625
450
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1344
nh
1c Deep Green (279). 37 plate no. and imprint strips of three, virtually all Mint N.H., range of plates, centering from Very Good to Very Fine

3,145
375
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1345
og
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1345, 1894-95 Bureau Issues (Scott 250-284)10c Brown, Ty. I (282C), 10c Brown, Ty. I (282C)10c Brown, Ty. I (282C). Left imprint and plate no. 302 strip of three, stamps Mint N.H., lightly hinged in selvage only where also small thin in ungummed part, rich color, fresh and Fine, with 2011 P.S.E. certificate, Scott Retail as singles

1,575
600
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1346
ogbl
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1346, 1894-95 Bureau Issues (Scott 250-284)15c Olive Green (284), 15c Olive Green (284)15c Olive Green (284). Block of four, original gum, h.r., rich color, choice centering, top left stamp pulled perf, otherwise Very Fine

700
225
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