Sale 1247 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday-Wednesday, 14-15 December, 2021

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Category — 1894-98 Bureau Issues (Scott 246-284)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
395
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Sale 1247, Lot 395, 1894-98 Bureau Issues (Scott 246-284)2c Carmine Lake, Ty. I (249). Mint N.H., detailed impression, Very Fine, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (VF 80; SMQ $450.00)

Scott No.
Den.
Cond.
Tot.
10
20
30
40
50
60
70
70J
75
75J
80
80J
85
85J
90
90J
95
95J
98
98J
100
100J
249
1c
39
0
0
0
0
1
0
2
0
3
0
4
4
3
2
1
1
1
0
SMQ US
Scott No.
Den.
Cond.
10
20
30
40
50
60
70
70J
75
75J
80
80J
85
85J
90
90J
95
95J
98
98J
100
100J
249
NH
-
-
-
-
-
$130
-
$225
-
$300
-
$450
$525
$675
$875
$1,250
$2,250
$4,400
$6,750
$15,000
$19,000
$35,000
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P.S.E. Population Report and SMQ as of November 22nd, 2021

Bid on this lot

450
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396
 
Sale 1247, Lot 396, 1894-98 Bureau Issues (Scott 246-284)2c Carmine Lake, Ty. I (249). Brilliant color, essentially perfect centering with Jumbo margins, faintly cancelled, Extremely Fine Gem, the 2c shades are very difficult issues to obtain in such choice condition, with 2006 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $500.00), only five grade higher

Scott No.
Den.
Cond.
Tot.
10
20
30
40
50
60
70
70J
75
75J
80
80J
85
85J
90
90J
95
95J
98
98J
100
100J
249
2c
34
0
1
1
1
1
0
1
0
1
0
0
5
1
0
1
2
6
2
0
0
SMQ US
Scott No.
Den.
Cond.
10
20
30
40
50
60
70
70J
75
75J
80
80J
85
85J
90
90J
95
95J
98
98J
100
100J
249
Used
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
$15
-
$20
$25
$30
-
$75
$155
$275
$500
$1,050
$1,400
-
-
P.S.E. Population Report and SMQ as of November 22nd, 2021

Bid on this lot

7
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397
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Sale 1247, Lot 397, 1894-98 Bureau Issues (Scott 246-284)2c Carmine, Ty. II (251). Mint N.H., with bottom plate no. 126 selvage, brilliant color, Very Fine and choice

Bid on this lot

1,200
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398
nh
Sale 1247, Lot 398, 1894-98 Bureau Issues (Scott 246-284)5c Chocolate (255). Mint N.H., pretty shade, well-balanced margins, Extremely Fine, with 2015 P.S.E. certificate (VF-XF 85; SMQ $525.00)

Scott No.
Den.
Cond.
Tot.
10
20
30
40
50
60
70
70J
75
75J
80
80J
85
85J
90
90J
95
95J
98
98J
100
100J
255
5c
48
0
0
0
0
0
0
3
0
2
0
2
10
1
1
0
0
0
SMQ US
Scott No.
Den.
Cond.
10
20
30
40
50
60
70
70J
75
75J
80
80J
85
85J
90
90J
95
95J
98
98J
100
100J
255
NH
-
-
-
-
-
$95
-
$160
-
$225
-
$325
$400
$525
$625
$825
$1,500
$2,900
$4,500
$9,500
-
-
-
P.S.E. Population Report and SMQ as of November 22nd, 2021

Bid on this lot

360
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399
og
Sale 1247, Lot 399, 1894-98 Bureau Issues (Scott 246-284)10c Dark Green (258). Original gum, lightly hinged, rich color, fresh and Very Fine, with 2015 P.F. certificate (VF 80)

Bid on this lot

275
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400
 
Sale 1247, Lot 400, 1894-98 Bureau Issues (Scott 246-284)50c Orange (260). Bright color, choice margins and centering, Pa. town duplex cancel, Extremely Fine, with 2009 P.S.E. (ungraded) and 2015 P.F. certificates (XF 90)

Bid on this lot

140
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401
og
Sale 1247, Lot 401, 1894-98 Bureau Issues (Scott 246-284)$1.00 Black (261). Original gum, lightly hinged, exceptionally wide margins and nearly perfectly centered, beautiful impression on bright white paper

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SIMPLY WONDERFUL LIGHTLY-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE UNWATERMARKED ONE-DOLLAR TYPE I 1894 FIRST BUREAU ISSUE.

With 1985 P.F. and 2008 P.S.E. certificates (OGph, XF-Superb 95; SMQ $3,350.00).

Scott No.
Den.
Cond.
Tot.
10
20
30
40
50
60
70
70J
75
75J
80
80J
85
85J
90
90J
95
95J
98
98J
100
100J
261
50c
50
0
3
4
0
0
0
1
0
2
0
2
1
0
0
SMQ US
Scott No.
Den.
Cond.
10
20
30
40
50
60
70
70J
75
75J
80
80J
85
85J
90
90J
95
95J
98
98J
100
100J
261 (type I )
1
OGph
-
-
-
-
-
$275
-
$450
-
$650
-
$1,000
$1,100
$1,300
$1,500
$1,800
$2,350
$3,350
$4,000
$6,250
$8,900
-
-
P.S.E. Population Report and SMQ as of November 22nd, 2021

Bid on this lot

1,000
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402
og
Sale 1247, Lot 402, 1894-98 Bureau Issues (Scott 246-284)$1.00 Black (261). Original gum, lightly hinged, sharp proof-like impression, wide and balanced margins, fresh and Extremely Fine, with 2001 and 2010 P.F. certificates (XF 90), with 2005 P.S.E. certificate (OG, XF 90; SMQ $1,800.00), this would certainly be described as "OGph" on an updated P.S.E. certificate

Scott No.
Den.
Cond.
Tot.
10
20
30
40
50
60
70
70J
75
75J
80
80J
85
85J
90
90J
95
95J
98
98J
100
100J
261
50c
50
0
3
4
0
0
0
1
0
2
0
2
1
0
0
SMQ US
Scott No.
Den.
Cond.
10
20
30
40
50
60
70
70J
75
75J
80
80J
85
85J
90
90J
95
95J
98
98J
100
100J
261 (type I )
1
OGph
-
-
-
-
-
$275
-
$450
-
$650
-
$1,000
$1,100
$1,300
$1,500
$1,800
$2,350
$3,350
$4,000
$6,250
$8,900
-
-
P.S.E. Population Report and SMQ as of November 22nd, 2021

Bid on this lot

1,000
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403
og
Sale 1247, Lot 403, 1894-98 Bureau Issues (Scott 246-284)$1.00 Black (261). Original gum, lightly hinged, intense shade on bright paper, well-balanced margins, fresh and Extremely Fine, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, XF 90; SMQ $1,800.00)

Scott No.
Den.
Cond.
Tot.
10
20
30
40
50
60
70
70J
75
75J
80
80J
85
85J
90
90J
95
95J
98
98J
100
100J
261
50c
50
0
3
4
0
0
0
1
0
2
0
2
1
0
0
SMQ US
Scott No.
Den.
Cond.
10
20
30
40
50
60
70
70J
75
75J
80
80J
85
85J
90
90J
95
95J
98
98J
100
100J
261 (type I )
1
OGph
-
-
-
-
-
$275
-
$450
-
$650
-
$1,000
$1,100
$1,300
$1,500
$1,800
$2,350
$3,350
$4,000
$6,250
$8,900
-
-
P.S.E. Population Report and SMQ as of November 22nd, 2021

Bid on this lot

1,000
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404
 
Sale 1247, Lot 404, 1894-98 Bureau Issues (Scott 246-284)$1.00 Black, Ty. I, II (261, 261A, 276, 276A). Each with registry oval cancel, each Type II with tiny perf flaw, Very Fine appearing group, the two Type I stamps with 1980 or 1981 P.F. certificate

Bid on this lot

1,445
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405
og
Sale 1247, Lot 405, 1894-98 Bureau Issues (Scott 246-284)$1.00 Black, Ty. II (261A). Original gum, barely hinged, intense shade, well-balanced margins, Very Fine and choice, with 1978 P.F. and 2012 P.S.E. certificates (VF 80; SMQ $2,100.00)

Scott No.
Den.
Cond.
Tot.
10
20
30
40
50
60
70
70J
75
75J
80
80J
85
85J
90
90J
95
95J
98
98J
100
100J
261A
50c
56
0
0
2
0
3
3
0
3
0
8
1
0
0
0
0
SMQ US
Scott No.
Den.
Cond.
10
20
30
40
50
60
70
70J
75
75J
80
80J
85
85J
90
90J
95
95J
98
98J
100
100J
261A (type II)
1
OGph
-
-
-
-
-
$600
-
$975
-
$1,400
-
$2,100
$2,325
$2,650
-
$4,000
$4,750
$6,800
-
$11,000
-
-
-
P.S.E. Population Report and SMQ as of November 22nd, 2021

Bid on this lot

2,100
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406
og
Sale 1247, Lot 406, 1894-98 Bureau Issues (Scott 246-284)$2.00 Bright Blue (262). Original gum, lovely pastel shade, wide margins

VERY FINE AND CHOICE ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 1894 $2.00 UNWATERMARKED BUREAU ISSUE.

With 1983 P.F. and 2005 P.S.E. certificates.

Bid on this lot

2,750
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407
 
Sale 1247, Lot 407, 1894-98 Bureau Issues (Scott 246-284)$2.00 Dark Blue (262 var). Wonderfully intense color in this distinct sub-shade, choice centering and margins, bold duplex cancel

EXTREMELY FINE USED EXAMPLE OF THE $2.00 1894 UNWATERMARKED BUREAU ISSUE IN THE DARK BLUE SHADE.

With 2008 and 2015 P.F. certificates (VF-XF 85)

Bid on this lot

1,250
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408
og
Sale 1247, Lot 408, 1894-98 Bureau Issues (Scott 246-284)$5.00 Dark Green (263). Original gum, lightly hinged, with bottom part imprint selvage, deep rich color and proof-like impression, unusually wide margins

EXTREMELY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 1894 $5.00 UNWATERMARKED BUREAU ISSUE.

With 1999 and 2008 P.F. certificates (VF-XF 85 XQ), the "XQ" stands for "Extraordinary Quality" -- which certainly applies to this stamp

Bid on this lot

4,000
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409
 
Sale 1247, Lot 409, 1894-98 Bureau Issues (Scott 246-284)$5.00 Dark Green (263). Rich color on bright paper, choice centering for this difficult issue, bold strikes of New York registry oval cancels

VERY FINE AND CHOICE USED EXAMPLE OF THE 1894 $5.00 UNWATERMARKED BUREAU ISSUE.

Ex Hall. With 2000 and 2016 P.F. certificates (VF 80)

Bid on this lot

2,600
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410
nh
Sale 1247, Lot 410, 1894-98 Bureau Issues (Scott 246-284)1c Blue (264). Mint N.H., deep rich color, wide margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2021 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $300.00)

Scott No.
Den.
Cond.
Tot.
10
20
30
40
50
60
70
70J
75
75J
80
80J
85
85J
90
90J
95
95J
98
98J
100
100J
264
1c
182
0
0
0
0
1
0
5
1
5
1
20
1
21
3
39
0
SMQ US
Scott No.
Den.
Cond.
10
20
30
40
50
60
70
70J
75
75J
80
80J
85
85J
90
90J
95
95J
98
98J
100
100J
264
NH
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
$15
$20
$25
-
$40
$50
$65
$135
$300
$500
$1,000
$1,400
$2,500
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P.S.E. Population Report and SMQ as of November 22nd, 2021

Bid on this lot

17
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411
nh
Sale 1247, Lot 411, 1894-98 Bureau Issues (Scott 246-284)15c Dark Blue (274). Mint N.H., deep rich color, wide margins, Very Fine and choice, with 2015 P.F. certificate (VF 80)

Bid on this lot

600
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412
og
Sale 1247, Lot 412, 1894-98 Bureau Issues (Scott 246-284)$1.00 Black, Ty. I (276). Original gum, intense shade, wide margins and choice centering, fresh and Extremely Fine, with 2012 P.F. certificate (XF 90)

Bid on this lot

600
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413
og
Sale 1247, Lot 413, 1894-98 Bureau Issues (Scott 246-284)$1.00 Black, Ty. I (276). Original gum, lightly hinged, almost perfect centering with well-balanced margins, intense impression, Extremely Fine Gem, a beautiful stamp, with 2001 P.F. certificate

Bid on this lot

650
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414
 
Sale 1247, Lot 414, 1894-98 Bureau Issues (Scott 246-284)$1.00 Black, Ty. I, II (276, 276A). Three singles, middle and right stamps Type II, left stamp Type I, tied by bold registry oval cancels on blue piece, center stamp small fault at bottom not mentioned on certificate, Very Fine appearance, with clear 2021 P.S.E. certificate

Bid on this lot

495
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415
og
Sale 1247, Lot 415, 1894-98 Bureau Issues (Scott 246-284)$2.00 Dark Blue (277a). Original gum, deep rich color in the Dark Blue shade, wide margins, Extremely Fine, with 1995 P.F. certificate

Bid on this lot

900
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416
 
Sale 1247, Lot 416, 1894-98 Bureau Issues (Scott 246-284)$2.00 Dark Blue (277a). Deep rich color, excellent centering, unobtrusive oval cancel, fresh and Extremely Fine, with 2014 P.S.E. certificate (VF-XF 85; SMQ $600.00), this is a high grade for a used Scott 262 in the Dark Blue shade, it is exceeded only by seven graded XF 90

Scott No.
Den.
Cond.
Tot.
10
20
30
40
50
60
70
70J
75
75J
80
80J
85
85J
90
90J
95
95J
98
98J
100
100J
277a
$2
11
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
SMQ US
Scott No.
Den.
Cond.
10
20
30
40
50
60
70
70J
75
75J
80
80J
85
85J
90
90J
95
95J
98
98J
100
100J
277a
2
Used
-
-
-
-
-
$140
-
$225
-
$300
-
$450
-
$600
-
$1,000
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
P.S.E. Population Report and SMQ as of November 22nd, 2021

Bid on this lot

400
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417
og
Sale 1247, Lot 417, 1894-98 Bureau Issues (Scott 246-284)$5.00 Dark Green (278). Original gum, detailed impression, fresh and Very Fine, with 2002 P.S.E. and 2012 P.F. certificates (VF 80)

Bid on this lot

2,000
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418
 
Sale 1247, Lot 418, 1894-98 Bureau Issues (Scott 246-284)$5.00 Dark Green (278). Nicely balanced margins and well-centered, rich color, "Reg" oval cancel, Extremely Fine, with 2006 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $1,250.00)

Scott No.
Den.
Cond.
Tot.
10
20
30
40
50
60
70
70J
75
75J
80
80J
85
85J
90
90J
95
95J
98
98J
100
100J
278
$5
121
3
1
7
4
10
5
3
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
SMQ US
Scott No.
Den.
Cond.
10
20
30
40
50
60
70
70J
75
75J
80
80J
85
85J
90
90J
95
95J
98
98J
100
100J
278
5
Used
-
-
-
-
-
$200
-
$300
-
$425
-
$625
-
$775
-
$1,250
-
$3,750
$5,500
$11,000
-
-
-
P.S.E. Population Report and SMQ as of November 22nd, 2021

Bid on this lot

600
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419
 
Sale 1247, Lot 419, 1894-98 Bureau Issues (Scott 246-284)$5.00 Dark Green (278). Deep rich color, well-proportioned margins, lightly cancelled, Extremely Fine, with 1983 P.F. certificate

Bid on this lot

600
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420
nh
Sale 1247, Lot 420, 1894-98 Bureau Issues (Scott 246-284)1c Deep Green (279). Mint N.H., radiant color, huge margins all around and precise centering, Extremely Fine Gem, a superb stamp, ex "Scarsdale" and Henson, with 2000 P.F. and 2008 P.S.E. certificates (Superb 98; SMQ $1,100.00)

Scott No.
Den.
Cond.
Tot.
10
20
30
40
50
60
70
70J
75
75J
80
80J
85
85J
90
90J
95
95J
98
98J
100
100J
279
1c
143
0
0
1
0
2
2
3
0
3
0
6
1
23
4
0
SMQ US
Scott No.
Den.
Cond.
10
20
30
40
50
60
70
70J
75
75J
80
80J
85
85J
90
90J
95
95J
98
98J
100
100J
279 (horiz wmk)
NH
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
$15
-
$25
$30
$45
$55
$100
$195
$375
$550
$1,100
$1,500
$4,000
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P.S.E. Population Report and SMQ as of November 22nd, 2021

Bid on this lot

25
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421
nh
Sale 1247, Lot 421, 1894-98 Bureau Issues (Scott 246-284)10c Brown, Ty. I (282C). Mint N.H., pretty shade, Very Fine and choice, with 1996 P.F. and 2005 P.S.E. certificates (VF 80; SMQ $525.00)

Scott No.
Den.
Cond.
Tot.
10
20
30
40
50
60
70
70J
75
75J
80
80J
85
85J
90
90J
95
95J
98
98J
100
100J
282C
10c
28
0
0
1
1
1
1
2
0
3
0
0
3
0
0
0
0
0
SMQ US
Scott No.
Den.
Cond.
10
20
30
40
50
60
70
70J
75
75J
80
80J
85
85J
90
90J
95
95J
98
98J
100
100J
282C (type I)
10¢
NH
-
-
-
-
-
$150
-
$250
-
$350
-
$525
-
$850
-
$1,700
-
$5,250
$7,000
$17,000
-
-
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P.S.E. Population Report and SMQ as of November 22nd, 2021

Bid on this lot

525
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422
og
Sale 1247, Lot 422, 1894-98 Bureau Issues (Scott 246-284)10c Brown, Ty. I (282C). Original gum, barest trace of hinging if at all (appears to us Mint N.H.), warm color, outstanding centering with balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2021 P.F. certificate as hinged (XF-Superb 95)

Bid on this lot

175
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423
nh
Sale 1247, Lot 423, 1894-98 Bureau Issues (Scott 246-284)15c Olive Green (284). Mint N.H., pretty pastel shade, well-balanced margins, Extremely Fine, with 2015 P.S.E. certificate (VF-XF 85; SMQ $875.00)

Scott No.
Den.
Cond.
Tot.
10
20
30
40
50
60
70
70J
75
75J
80
80J
85
85J
90
90J
95
95J
98
98J
100
100J
284
15c
38
0
0
0
0
0
0
2
0
0
5
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
SMQ US
Scott No.
Den.
Cond.
10
20
30
40
50
60
70
70J
75
75J
80
80J
85
85J
90
90J
95
95J
98
98J
100
100J
284
15¢
NH
-
-
-
-
-
$150
-
$250
-
$350
-
$550
-
$875
-
$1,600
-
$4,500
-
$15,000
-
-
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P.S.E. Population Report and SMQ as of November 22nd, 2021

Bid on this lot

475
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