Sale 1163 — The Clipper City Collection of Superb U.S. Stamps
Sale Date — Tuesday, 19 September, 2017
Category — 1895 Watermarked Bureau Issue (Scott 264-278)
EXTREMELY FINE GEM MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 1895 6-CENT WATERMARKED BUREAU ISSUE. ESPECIALLY DESIRABLE WITH THE TOP POSITION PLATE NUMBER SELVAGE.
Ex "Hanover". With 2014 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $4,000.00). Only two have graded higher (both 95J).
EXTREMELY FINE GEM MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 1895 10-CENT WATERMARKED BUREAU ISSUE. A VERY DIFFICULT STAMP TO FIND IN SUCH SUPERB CONDITION.
With 2009 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $3,000.00), only three have graded higher
EXTREMELY FINE GEM ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 1895 $1.00 TYPE I WATERMARKED BUREAU ISSUE.
Ex Allen. With 2006 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, XF-Superb 95; SMQ $2,500.00). This is the highest grade awarded for any unused Scott 276 and it is shared by only four others (one Mint N.H.)
EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A GORGEOUS ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 1895 $2.00 WATERMARKED BUREAU ISSUE. SCARCE WITH SUCH WIDE MARGINS.
Ex Curtis. With 2007 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $3,300.00). Only one unused stamp in any gum condition has been graded higher (hinged, at 100)
EXTREMELY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 1895 $5.00 WATERMARKED BUREAU ISSUE. A STAMP WITH TREMENDOUS VISUAL APPEAL.
With 2000 (as Mint N.H.) and 2008 P.F. certificates (OGph, XF 90). With 2008 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, XF 90; SMQ $3,500.00). This is a difficult stamp to find in the higher grades -- the P.S.E. Population Report lists only nine hinged examples graded higher