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Sale 1206 — United States Stamps and Confederate States

Sale Date — Tuesday-Thursday, 23-25 July, 2019

Category — 1894 Unwatermarked Bureau Issue (Scott 246-263)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
260
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Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 260, 1894 Unwatermarked Bureau Issue (Scott 246-263)2c Pink, Ty. I (248), 2c Pink, Ty. I (248)2c Pink, Ty. I (248). Mint N.H. with left plate no. 6 selvage, remarkably wide margins, choice centering, bright color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2005 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90 Jumbo; SMQ $500.00)

90
375
261
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Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 261, 1894 Unwatermarked Bureau Issue (Scott 246-263)2c Carmine Lake, Ty. I (249), 2c Carmine Lake, Ty. I (249)2c Carmine Lake, Ty. I (249). Mint N.H. top imprint and plate no. 3 block of six, deep color, Fine, this is only the fourth Mint Never-Hinged plate block of No. 249 we have offered since keeping computerized records, and only one other is from the top position

5,750
2,500
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262
 
Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 262, 1894 Unwatermarked Bureau Issue (Scott 246-263)2c Carmine Lake, Ty. I (249), 2c Carmine Lake, Ty. I (249)2c Carmine Lake, Ty. I (249). Brilliant color, perfectly centered with Jumbo margins, bold machine cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, a superb stamp in every respect, the 2c shades are perhaps the most difficult issues to obtain in choice condition, ex Curtis, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98 Jumbo; SMQ $1,400.00), the highest grade awarded and only two others shares it

7
500
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263
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Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 263, 1894 Unwatermarked Bureau Issue (Scott 246-263)2c Carmine, Ty. I (250), 2c Carmine, Ty. I (250)2c Carmine, Ty. I (250). Mint N.H., with wide right plate no. 112 selvage, wide margins, vibrant color, Extremely Fine, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90 Jumbo; SMQ $450.00)

85
285
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264
 
Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 264, 1894 Unwatermarked Bureau Issue (Scott 246-263)2c Carmine, Ty. I (250), 2c Carmine, Ty. I (250)2c Carmine, Ty. I (250). Perfectly centered with Jumbo margins, neat machine cancel, intense shade and impression, Extremely Fine Gem, a phenomenal stamp, ex Curtis, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98 Jumbo; SMQ $1,000.00), only one grades higher (at 100) and one other shares this grade

3
550
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265
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Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 265, 1894 Unwatermarked Bureau Issue (Scott 246-263)2c Carmine, Ty. II (251), 2c Carmine, Ty. II (251)2c Carmine, Ty. II (251). Original gum, barely hinged, vivid color, wide margins, Very Fine, with 2000 P.F. certificate

400
325
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266
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Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 266, 1894 Unwatermarked Bureau Issue (Scott 246-263)2c Scarlet, Ty. II (251a), 2c Scarlet, Ty. II (251a)2c Scarlet, Ty. II (251a). Full top imprint and plate no. 131 block of six, original gum, hinge reinforcement at top and left, bright color, gum bend and horizontal crease in selvage, Fine and rare, the first plate block of No. 251a we have offered since keeping computerized records

3,500
425
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267
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Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 267, 1894 Unwatermarked Bureau Issue (Scott 246-263)3c Purple (253), 3c Purple (253)3c Purple (253). Mint N.H., with right plate no. 47 selvage, outstanding centering, wide margins, rich color on fresh paper, Extremely Fine Gem, with 1982, 1999 P.F. and 2004 P.S.E. certificates (XF 90; SMQ $825.00)

360
650
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268
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Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 268, 1894 Unwatermarked Bureau Issue (Scott 246-263)3c Purple (253), 3c Purple (253)3c Purple (253). Mint N.H., deep rich color, well-centered, Extremely Fine, with 1993 P.F. certificate

360
375
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269
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Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 269, 1894 Unwatermarked Bureau Issue (Scott 246-263)3c Purple (253), 3c Purple (253)3c Purple (253). Left imprint and plate no. 46 block of six, h.r. at top, three stamps Mint N.H., deep color, Fine-Very Fine

1,500
350
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270
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Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 270, 1894 Unwatermarked Bureau Issue (Scott 246-263)4c Dark Brown (254), 4c Dark Brown (254)4c Dark Brown (254). Right imprint and plate no. 59 block of six, original gum, faintly hinged, rich color in a dark shade, Fine

2,300
475
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271
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Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 271, 1894 Unwatermarked Bureau Issue (Scott 246-263)5c Chocolate (255), 5c Chocolate (255)5c Chocolate (255). Mint N.H., rich color on bright paper, almost perfectly centered with balanced margins all around

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 5-CENT UNWATERMARKED BUREAU ISSUE.

With 2003 and 2005 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $2,900.00). Only three grade higher (highest is 98)

360
2,500
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272
nh
Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 272, 1894 Unwatermarked Bureau Issue (Scott 246-263)5c Chocolate (255), 5c Chocolate (255)5c Chocolate (255). Mint N.H., wide margins, rich color, Extremely Fine, with 1990 P.F. certificate

360
475
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273
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Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 273, 1894 Unwatermarked Bureau Issue (Scott 246-263)6c Dull Brown (256), 6c Dull Brown (256)6c Dull Brown (256). Mint N.H., with bottom plate no. 28 selvage, uncharacteristically wide margins, well-centered, deep shade, Extremely Fine, with 1996 P.F. certificate

475
850
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274
ogbl
Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 274, 1894 Unwatermarked Bureau Issue (Scott 246-263)8c Violet Brown (257), 8c Violet Brown (257)8c Violet Brown (257). Bottom imprint and plate no. 58 block of six, original gum, lightly hinged except for a hinge reinforcement in selvage at left, deep color, Fine

2,500
300
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275
og
Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 275, 1894 Unwatermarked Bureau Issue (Scott 246-263)10c Dark Green (258), 10c Dark Green (258)10c Dark Green (258). Original gum, well-centered, Very Fine and choice, with 2001 P.F. certificate

275
450
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276
 
Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 276, 1894 Unwatermarked Bureau Issue (Scott 246-263)10c Dark Green (258), 10c Dark Green (258)10c Dark Green (258). Jumbo balanced margins, bright shade on crisp paper, light cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, ex Kirke and Curtis, with 2011 P.F. and 2009 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $750.00), the highest grade awarded and shared by only three others

20
950
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277
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Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 277, 1894 Unwatermarked Bureau Issue (Scott 246-263)15c Dark Blue (259), 15c Dark Blue (259)15c Dark Blue (259). Original gum, Jumbo margins, deep rich color, Very Fine and choice, a huge stamp, with 2002 P.F. certificate

275
500
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278
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Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 278, 1894 Unwatermarked Bureau Issue (Scott 246-263)50c Orange (260), 50c Orange (260)50c Orange (260). Bottom imprint and plate no. 75 strip of three, original gum, h.r. on left two stamps, bright color, some rejoined perfs at right, Fine, an affordable alternative to the plate block, which catalogues $20,000.00

1,250
275
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279
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Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 279, 1894 Unwatermarked Bureau Issue (Scott 246-263)$1.00 Black (261), $1.00 Black (261)$1.00 Black (261). Original gum with small spot of disturbance not mentioned on certificate, intense shade, Very Fine, with 2001 P.F. certificate

1,000
450
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280
og
Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 280, 1894 Unwatermarked Bureau Issue (Scott 246-263)$1.00 Black (261), $1.00 Black (261)$1.00 Black (261). Original gum, intense shade on bright paper, Very Fine

1,000
325
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281
og
Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 281, 1894 Unwatermarked Bureau Issue (Scott 246-263)$1.00 Black, Ty. II (261A), $1.00 Black, Ty. II (261A)$1.00 Black, Ty. II (261A). Original gum, intense shade, well-proportioned margins, Very Fine, with 2003 P.F. certificate

2,100
900
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282
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Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 282, 1894 Unwatermarked Bureau Issue (Scott 246-263)$5.00 Dark Green (263), $5.00 Dark Green (263)$5.00 Dark Green (263). Unused (regummed), rich color, Very Fine

2,000
1,200
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