Sale 1179 — United States and Possessions
Sale Date — Tuesday, 27 March, 2018
Category — 1894-98 Bureau Issues (Scott 246-282)
VERY FINE ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 1894 UNWATERMARKED $5.00 BUREAU ISSUE.
With 2005 P.F. certificate.
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.