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Sale 1179 — United States and Possessions

Sale Date — Tuesday, 27 March, 2018

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*A buyer’s premium of 18% of the winning bid was added as part of the total purchase price on all lots in this sale. Buyers were responsible for applicable sales tax, customs duty and any other prescribed charges. By placing a bid, bidders agreed to the terms and conditions in effect at the time of the sale.

Category — 1894-98 Bureau Issues (Scott 246-282)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2283
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Sale Number 1179, Lot Number 2283, 1894-98 Bureau Issues (Scott 246-282)2c Carmine, Ty. III (252), 2c Carmine, Ty. III (252)2c Carmine, Ty. III (252). Mint N.H. with wide left part imprint selvage, brilliant color, well-proportioned margins, Very Fine and choice, with 2016 P.F. certificate for a vertical pair

375
225
2284
og
Sale Number 1179, Lot Number 2284, 1894-98 Bureau Issues (Scott 246-282)1c-50c 1894-95 Issue, Imperforate (253a-258a, 264a-275a), 1c-50c 1894-95 Issue, Imperforate (253a-258a, 264a-275a)1c-50c 1894-95 Issue, Imperforate (253a-258a, 264a-275a). Complete set of the 3c-5c and 10c pairs of the unwatermarked issue (only these four exist imperforate) and pairs of the watermarked issue through the 50c, original gum (50c no gum), some h.r. or disturbance, ample to large margins, a couple trivial flaws including faint ink mark on 50c, overall Very Fine, in Brookman Volume III, pages 128-129, a complete account of the origin of the 1895 Imperforates is quoted from a column by George B. Sloane, although the Scott Catalogue at first did not recognize the imperforates, from 1916 they inserted a statement "All denominations of this issue exist imperforate but they were not regularly issued in that condition", accompanied by four P.F. certificates

6,000
2,000
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2285
 
Sale Number 1179, Lot Number 2285, 1894-98 Bureau Issues (Scott 246-282)$1.00 Black (261), $1.00 Black (261)$1.00 Black (261). Used with 3c Purple, two singles 10c Dark Green and 50c Orange (253, 258, 260), each stamp tied by neat strike of New York registry oval on small blue piece, Very Fine and colorful

E. 500-750
225
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2286
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Sale Number 1179, Lot Number 2286, 1894-98 Bureau Issues (Scott 246-282)$2.00 Bright Blue (262), $2.00 Bright Blue (262)$2.00 Bright Blue (262). Original gum, lightly hinged, fresh, intense color and fine impression, Very Fine, with 1978 P.F. certificate

2,750
2,100
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2287
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Sale Number 1179, Lot Number 2287, 1894-98 Bureau Issues (Scott 246-282)$2.00 Bright Blue (262), $2.00 Bright Blue (262)$2.00 Bright Blue (262). Original gum, h.r., bright color, Fine

2,750
900
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2288
 
Sale Number 1179, Lot Number 2288, 1894-98 Bureau Issues (Scott 246-282)$2.00 Bright Blue (262), $2.00 Bright Blue (262)$2.00 Bright Blue (262). Beautifully balanced margins, deep rich color, neat registry oval cancel, fresh and Very Fine

1,200
0
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2289
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Sale Number 1179, Lot Number 2289, 1894-98 Bureau Issues (Scott 246-282)$5.00 Dark Green (263), $5.00 Dark Green (263)$5.00 Dark Green (263). Original gum, lightly hinged, deep color, sharp impression

VERY FINE ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 1894 UNWATERMARKED $5.00 BUREAU ISSUE.

With 2005 P.F. certificate.

4,000
1,600
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2290
og
Sale Number 1179, Lot Number 2290, 1894-98 Bureau Issues (Scott 246-282)$5.00 Dark Green (263), $5.00 Dark Green (263)$5.00 Dark Green (263). Original gum, minor h.r., rich color, Fine

4,000
900
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2291
ng
Sale Number 1179, Lot Number 2291, 1894-98 Bureau Issues (Scott 246-282)$5.00 Dark Green (263), $5.00 Dark Green (263)$5.00 Dark Green (263). Unused (no gum), bold color on bright paper, uncharacteristically wide margins and well-centered, Very Fine and choice, signed A. Brun

2,100
500
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2292
nhbl
Sale Number 1179, Lot Number 2292, 1894-98 Bureau Issues (Scott 246-282)2c Carmine, Ty. II-III (266-267), 2c Carmine, Ty. II-III (266-267)2c Carmine, Ty. II-III (266-267). Mint N.H. top left corner imprint and plate no. 170 block of 16, left block of six Ty. II (266), right block of eight including plate block Ty. III (267), vivid color, Fine, a desirable multiple combining Types II and III, only Plate 170 yields a combination of the two types, Scott Retail as two combination pairs, plate block of Ty. III and singles

2,037
450
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2293
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Sale Number 1179, Lot Number 2293, 1894-98 Bureau Issues (Scott 246-282)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 $525.00)

210
350
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2294
nh
Sale Number 1179, Lot Number 2294, 1894-98 Bureau Issues (Scott 246-282)10c Dark Green (273), 10c Dark Green (273)10c Dark Green (273). Mint N.H. wide right imprint and plate no. 303 strip of three, exceptionally deep color, attractive centering and margins, Very Fine

1,000
190
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2295
 
Sale Number 1179, Lot Number 2295, 1894-98 Bureau Issues (Scott 246-282)15c Dark Blue (274), 15c Dark Blue (274)15c Dark Blue (274). Deep rich color on bright paper, neat cork cancel, wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $500.00)

17
160
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2296
ogbl
Sale Number 1179, Lot Number 2296, 1894-98 Bureau Issues (Scott 246-282)50c Orange (275), 50c Orange (275)50c Orange (275). Block of four, original gum, vivid color, Very Fine, a pretty block

1,150
350
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2297
og
Sale Number 1179, Lot Number 2297, 1894-98 Bureau Issues (Scott 246-282)$2.00 Bright Blue (277), $2.00 Bright Blue (277)$2.00 Bright Blue (277). Original gum, bright color, well-proportioned margins, Very Fine and choice, ex Drucker, with 1983 P.F. certificate

900
500
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2298
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Sale Number 1179, Lot Number 2298, 1894-98 Bureau Issues (Scott 246-282)$2.00 Bright Blue (277), $2.00 Bright Blue (277)$2.00 Bright Blue (277). Original gum, deep intense color and detailed impression, well-centered, Very Fine and choice, with 1979 P.F. certificate

900
475
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2299
og
Sale Number 1179, Lot Number 2299, 1894-98 Bureau Issues (Scott 246-282)$2.00 Bright Blue (277), $2.00 Bright Blue (277)$2.00 Bright Blue (277). Original gum, h.r., remarkably well-centered with wide and balanced margins, faintest trace of a couple toned perf tips, otherwise Very Fine, signed A. Brun

900
425
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2300°
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Sale Number 1179, Lot Number 2300, 1894-98 Bureau Issues (Scott 246-282)$5.00 Dark Green (278), $5.00 Dark Green (278)$5.00 Dark Green (278). Original gum, lightly hinged, deep rich color and proof-like impression, perfectly centered with wide and balanced margins

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A STUNNING ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE $5.00 1895 WATERMARKED BUREAU ISSUE, SCOTT 278. THIS STAMP IS GRADED SUPERB 98 BY P.S.E. -- THIS IS THE HIGHEST GRADE AWARDED.

With 2018 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, Superb 98; SMQ $9,500.00). This is the highest grade awarded in this gum category and it is shared by only two others. In the Mint N.H. category, only one shares this grade and one has been graded 98J.

2,000
7,500
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2301
og
Sale Number 1179, Lot Number 2301, 1894-98 Bureau Issues (Scott 246-282)$5.00 Dark Green (278), $5.00 Dark Green (278)$5.00 Dark Green (278). Original gum, minor h.r., rich color, fresh and Very Fine, signed A. Brun

2,000
800
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2302
og
Sale Number 1179, Lot Number 2302, 1894-98 Bureau Issues (Scott 246-282)$5.00 Dark Green (278), $5.00 Dark Green (278)$5.00 Dark Green (278). Original gum, lightly hinged, extraordinarily wide margins and choice centering, deep rich color, natural inclusion at top, appears Extremely Fine

2,000
600
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2303
 
Sale Number 1179, Lot Number 2303, 1894-98 Bureau Issues (Scott 246-282)$5.00 Dark Green (278), $5.00 Dark Green (278)$5.00 Dark Green (278). Light registry oval cancel, intense shade and impression, excellent centering, Extremely Fine, signed A. Brun

600
475
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2304
 
Sale Number 1179, Lot Number 2304, 1894-98 Bureau Issues (Scott 246-282)$5.00 Dark Green (278), $5.00 Dark Green (278)$5.00 Dark Green (278). Bold color, well-centered, lightly struck registry oval cancels, Very Fine and choice, signed A. Brun

600
450
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2305
S
Sale Number 1179, Lot Number 2305, 1894-98 Bureau Issues (Scott 246-282)2c Orange Red, Booklet Pane of Six, "Specimen" Ovpt. Ty. E (279BjS-E), 2c Orange Red, Booklet Pane of Six, "Specimen" Ovpt. Ty. E (279BjS-E)2c Orange Red, Booklet Pane of Six, "Specimen" Ovpt. Ty. E (279BjS-E). Mint N.H., trivial natural inclusions, Fine

750
190
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2306
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Sale Number 1179, Lot Number 2306, 1894-98 Bureau Issues (Scott 246-282)6c Lake (282), 6c Lake (282)6c Lake (282). Mint N.H., intense shade and impression, well-proportioned margins, Extremely Fine, P.S.E. Encapsulated (XF 90; SMQ $475.00), only eleven have graded higher

140
600
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