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Sale 1120 — Outstanding United States Stamps

Sale Date — Thursday-Friday, 17-18 March, 2016

Category — 1894-98 Bureau Issues (Scott 246-284)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1402
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Sale Number 1120, Lot Number 1402, 1894-98 Bureau Issues (Scott 246-284)2c Carmine Lake, Ty. I (249), 2c Carmine Lake, Ty. I (249)2c Carmine Lake, Ty. I (249). Mint N.H. with plate no. 32 selvage at top, deep rich color, detailed impression, choice centering with unusually wide margins, gum crease not mentioned on accompanying certificate, Extremely Fine, ex "Scarsdale", 1999 P.F. certificate (as Dark Carmine Lake) no longer accompanies, with 2004 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $1,250.00)

450
700
1403
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Sale Number 1120, Lot Number 1403, 1894-98 Bureau Issues (Scott 246-284)8c Violet Brown (257), 8c Violet Brown (257)8c Violet Brown (257). Mint N.H., deep rich color on post-office fresh paper, wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine, a choice stamp, with 2016 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $1,100.00)

475
800
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1404
 
Sale Number 1120, Lot Number 1404, 1894-98 Bureau Issues (Scott 246-284)15c Dark Blue (259), 15c Dark Blue (259)15c Dark Blue (259). Essentially perfect centering with bottom part imprint selvage, exceptional depth of color, oval registry cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, a superb stamp, with 2015 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $925.00)

70
750
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1405°
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Sale Number 1120, Lot Number 1405, 1894-98 Bureau Issues (Scott 246-284)$1.00 Black, Ty. II (261A), $1.00 Black, Ty. II (261A)$1.00 Black, Ty. II (261A). Original gum, lightly hinged with some slight gum bends, selvage at bottom, intense shade and well-centered, Very Fine and choice, with 2015 P.F. certificate (VF-XF 85)

2,100
0
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1406
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Sale Number 1120, Lot Number 1406, 1894-98 Bureau Issues (Scott 246-284)$1.00 Black, Ty. II (261A), $1.00 Black, Ty. II (261A)$1.00 Black, Ty. II (261A). Original gum, intense shade, outstanding centering with well-proportioned margins, accompanying certificate states reperfed at top but it gauges perfectly both on the Kiusalas gauge and in Photoshop, Extremely Fine appearance, with 2015 P.F. certificate as reperfed

2,100
750
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1407
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Sale Number 1120, Lot Number 1407, 1894-98 Bureau Issues (Scott 246-284)4c Dark Brown (269), 4c Dark Brown (269)4c Dark Brown (269). Mint N.H. top imprint and plate no. 106 strip of ten with half-arrow natural s.e. at left and corner selvage at right, representing the top row of the right pane, rich color, Fine, Scott Retail as imprint and plate no. strip plus singles

1,325
160
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1408°
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Sale Number 1120, Lot Number 1408, 1894-98 Bureau Issues (Scott 246-284)$2.00 Dark Blue (277a). Mint N.H, $2.00 Dark Blue (277a). Mint N.H$2.00 Dark Blue (277a). Mint N.H. with bottom part imprint selvage, deep rich color on bright paper

VERY FINE MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE $2.00 WATERMARKED BUREAU ISSUE IN THE DARK BLUE SHADE.

With 2012 P.F. certificate for a strip of three

2,900
0
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1409
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Sale Number 1120, Lot Number 1409, 1894-98 Bureau Issues (Scott 246-284)$2.00 Bright Blue (277), $2.00 Bright Blue (277)$2.00 Bright Blue (277). Original gum, h.r., bright color, minute corner crease, otherwise Very Fine, with 2015 P.F. certificate

900
400
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1410
 
Sale Number 1120, Lot Number 1410, 1894-98 Bureau Issues (Scott 246-284)$5.00 Dark Green (278), $5.00 Dark Green (278)$5.00 Dark Green (278). Deep shade 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
650
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