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Sale 1206 — United States Stamps and Confederate States

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

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Category — 1895 Watermarked Bureau Issue (Scott 264-278)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
283
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Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 283, 1895 Watermarked Bureau Issue (Scott 264-278)2c Carmine, Ty. I (265), 2c Carmine, Ty. I (265)2c Carmine, Ty. I (265). Mint N.H. with top part imprint selvage, near perfect centering, vivid color on bright paper

EXTREMELY FINE GEM MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 2-CENT 1895 TYPE I WATERMARKED BUREAU ISSUE.

With 1992 P.F. and 2008 P.S.E. certificates (Superb 98; SMQ $3,000.00). Only one grades higher (at 100J, offered in our 2019 Gems sale)

105
1,700
284
nh
Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 284, 1895 Watermarked Bureau Issue (Scott 264-278)3c Purple (268), 3c Purple (268)3c Purple (268). Mint N.H., wonderful depth of color, outstanding centering with balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2003 P.F. and 2006 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,050.00), only two grade higher (highest is 98)

115
950
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285
ogbl
Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 285, 1895 Watermarked Bureau Issue (Scott 264-278)3c Purple (268), 3c Purple (268)3c Purple (268). Wide top imprint and plate no. 95 block of six, original gum, lightly hinged, natural gum crease in top right stamp, fresh and Fine

725
225
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286
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Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 286, 1895 Watermarked Bureau Issue (Scott 264-278)3c Purple (268), 3c Purple (268)3c Purple (268). Top imprint and plate no. 103 block of six, original gum, top stamps and bottom left stamp Mint N.H., others h.r., fresh and Fine-Very Fine, with 1998 P.F. certificate

725
200
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287
nh
Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 287, 1895 Watermarked Bureau Issue (Scott 264-278)4c Dark Brown (269), 4c Dark Brown (269)4c Dark Brown (269). Mint N.H. with bottom part imprint selvage, intense shade and impression, well-proportioned margins, Extremely Fine, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $375.00)

125
325
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288
ogbl
Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 288, 1895 Watermarked Bureau Issue (Scott 264-278)4c Dark Brown (269), 4c Dark Brown (269)4c Dark Brown (269). Wide top imprint and plate no. 197 block of six, original gum, one or two stamps Mint N.H., deep rich color, a few rejoined perfs at left, Fine

775
180
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289
ogbl
Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 289, 1895 Watermarked Bureau Issue (Scott 264-278)5c Chocolate (270), 5c Chocolate (270)5c Chocolate (270). Top imprint and plate no. 161 block of six, original gum, lightly hinged, lovely rich color, Fine

675
225
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290
 
Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 290, 1895 Watermarked Bureau Issue (Scott 264-278)8c Violet Brown (272), 8c Violet Brown (272)8c Violet Brown (272). Beautiful centering and margins, light cork cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2015 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $525.00), only four grade higher

2
275
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291
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Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 291, 1895 Watermarked Bureau Issue (Scott 264-278)10c Dark Green (273), 10c Dark Green (273)10c Dark Green (273). Top imprint and plate no. 306 block of six, stamps Mint N.H., hinged in the mostly ungummed portion of selvage, bright and fresh, a few reinforced perfs at top, Fine

1,750
700
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292
 
Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 292, 1895 Watermarked Bureau Issue (Scott 264-278)10c Dark Green (273), 10c Dark Green (273)10c Dark Green (273). Unusually wide margins and flawless centering, lovely rich color and proof-like impression, neat strike of Minnesota oval town cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, very difficult to find in this superior quality, ex "Natalee Grace" and Curtis, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $750.00), only four other used examples share this grade and none grade higher

2
225
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293
nh
Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 293, 1895 Watermarked Bureau Issue (Scott 264-278)15c Dark Blue (274), 15c Dark Blue (274)15c Dark Blue (274). Mint N.H., with top plate no. 52 selvage, intense proof-like color and impression, well-centered, Very Fine and choice, with 1994 P.F. certificate for strip of three

600
800
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294
nh
Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 294, 1895 Watermarked Bureau Issue (Scott 264-278)15c Dark Blue (274), 15c Dark Blue (274)15c Dark Blue (274). Mint N.H., wonderful depth of color, well-proportioned margins, Very Fine and choice, with 2000 P.F. certificate

600
475
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295
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Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 295, 1895 Watermarked Bureau Issue (Scott 264-278)50c Orange (275), 50c Orange (275)50c Orange (275). Original gum, single hinge mark at top, vibrant color on fresh paper, balanced margins, Extremely Fine, with 1994 P.F. certificate

240
350
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296
nh
Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 296, 1895 Watermarked Bureau Issue (Scott 264-278)$1.00 Black, Ty. I (276), $1.00 Black, Ty. I (276)$1.00 Black, Ty. I (276). Mint N.H., intense shade on bright paper, sharp proof-like impression, choice centering with wide margins

EXTREMELY FINE. AN OUTSTANDING MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 1895 $1.00 TYPE I WATERMARKED BUREAU ISSUE. AN EXCEEDINGLY DIFFICULT STAMP TO FIND IN SUCH SUPERB CONDITION.

Ex Drucker. With 1987, 2002 P.F. and 2008 P.S.E. certificates (XF 90; SMQ $4,250.00). Only one Mint N.H. stamps grades higher (at 95) and one other shares this grade

1,800
4,000
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297
og
Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 297, 1895 Watermarked Bureau Issue (Scott 264-278)$1.00 Black, Ty. I (276), $1.00 Black, Ty. I (276)$1.00 Black, Ty. I (276). Original gum, lightly hinged, intense shade, well-proportioned margins, Extremely Fine, with 2002 P.F. certificate

600
450
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298
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Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 298, 1895 Watermarked Bureau Issue (Scott 264-278)$1.00 Black, Ty. I (276), $1.00 Black, Ty. I (276)$1.00 Black, Ty. I (276). Wide top imprint and plate no. 76 strip of three, left stamp slightly disturbed original gum, right stamp tiny perf thin at lower right, tiny thin in left selvage, all are negligible and this is still Fine, with 2007 P.F. certificate

2,500
450
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299
 
Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 299, 1895 Watermarked Bureau Issue (Scott 264-278)$1.00 Black, Ty. I (276), $1.00 Black, Ty. I (276)$1.00 Black, Ty. I (276). Intense shade and impression on bright paper, neat registry oval cancel, choice centering with well-balanced margins, Extremely Fine, with 2014 P.F. certificate (XF-Superb 95)

95
550
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300
og
Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 300, 1895 Watermarked Bureau Issue (Scott 264-278)$1.00 Black, Ty. II (276A), $1.00 Black, Ty. II (276A)$1.00 Black, Ty. II (276A). Original gum, lightly hinged, intense shade and impression, expertly reperfed which is not noted on either accompanying certificate, appears Very Fine, with clear 1976 and 2000 P.F. certificates

1,250
950
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301
og
Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 301, 1895 Watermarked Bureau Issue (Scott 264-278)$2.00 Bright Blue (277), $2.00 Bright Blue (277)$2.00 Bright Blue (277). Original gum, choice centering and margins, deep rich color on bright paper, Very Fine and choice, with 2002 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $1,500.00)

1,250
1,400
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302
 
Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 302, 1895 Watermarked Bureau Issue (Scott 264-278)$2.00 Bright Blue (277), $2.00 Bright Blue (277)$2.00 Bright Blue (277). Perfectly centered with wide margins, magnificent color on bright paper which is nicely contrasted by double oval registry and red cancels

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB USED EXAMPLE OF THE 1895 $2.00 WATERMARKED ISSUE.

Ex "Natalee Grace" and Curtis. With 1999 P.F. and 2010 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $2,750.00). Only one grades higher (at 98) and six others share this grade.

400
1,200
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303
og
Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 303, 1895 Watermarked Bureau Issue (Scott 264-278)$5.00 Dark Green (278), $5.00 Dark Green (278)$5.00 Dark Green (278). Original gum, fresh color and paper, attractive centering and margins, Very Fine and choice, with 1992 P.F. certificate

2,000
1,400
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304
og
Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 304, 1895 Watermarked Bureau Issue (Scott 264-278)$5.00 Dark Green (278), $5.00 Dark Green (278)$5.00 Dark Green (278). Original gum, deep rich color, reperfed, Very Fine appearance, with 1975 P.F. certificate as sound

2,000
1,200
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305
og
Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 305, 1895 Watermarked Bureau Issue (Scott 264-278)$5.00 Dark Green (278), $5.00 Dark Green (278)$5.00 Dark Green (278). Original gum, h.r., three wide margins, Fine

2,000
375
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