Sale 1235 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Wednesday-Thursday, 19-20 May, 2021

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

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1200
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Sale Number 1235, Lot Number 1200, 1894-98 Bureau Issue (Scott 246-284)1c-50c 1894-98 Bureau Issues (246/283), 1c-50c 1894-98 Bureau Issues (246/283)1c-50c 1894-98 Bureau Issues (246/283). 27 unused stamps, selected by the owner for superior condition, several Mint N.H., rich colors, Very Fine-Extremely Fine group of the early Bureau issues, six with certificates, Scott value more than $3,700.00

E. 1,500-2,000
5,250
1201
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Sale Number 1235, Lot Number 1201, 1894-98 Bureau Issue (Scott 246-284)6c Dull Brown (256), 6c Dull Brown (256)6c Dull Brown (256). Mint N.H., bright color on crisp paper, fresh and Extremely Fine

475
2,100
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1202
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Sale Number 1235, Lot Number 1202, 1894-98 Bureau Issue (Scott 246-284)10c Dark Green (258), 10c Dark Green (258)10c Dark Green (258). Mint N.H., with wide right plate no. 62 selvage, certificate notes small disturbed spot on gum, rich color on bright paper, gorgeous centering, single pulled perf in selvage at bottom of no consequence, Extremely Fine, scarce with such choice centering, with 1997 P.F. certificate

850
1,800
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1203
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Sale Number 1235, Lot Number 1203, 1894-98 Bureau Issue (Scott 246-284)$1.00 Black (261), $1.00 Black (261)$1.00 Black (261). Original gum, lightly hinged, exceptionally well-centered with balanced margins, beautiful impression and deep shade on bright white paper

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE ONE-DOLLAR TYPE I 1894 FIRST BUREAU ISSUE.

With 1999 P.F. and 2019 P.S.E. certificates (OGph, XF-Superb 95; SMQ $3,350.00). Only nine hinged stamps grade higher

1,000
4,500
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1204
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Sale Number 1235, Lot Number 1204, 1894-98 Bureau Issue (Scott 246-284)$1.00 Black (261), $1.00 Black (261)$1.00 Black (261). Original gum, lightly hinged, intense shade and impression, Jumbo margins, Extremely Fine, with 1988 P.F. and 2010 P.S.E. certificates

1,000
2,400
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1205
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Sale Number 1235, Lot Number 1205, 1894-98 Bureau Issue (Scott 246-284)$1.00 Black, Ty. II (261A), $1.00 Black, Ty. II (261A)$1.00 Black, Ty. II (261A). Original gum, lightly hinged, deep shade on bright paper, fresh and Very Fine, with 1984 P.F. certificate

2,100
1,200
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1206
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Sale Number 1235, Lot Number 1206, 1894-98 Bureau Issue (Scott 246-284)$5.00 Dark Green (263), $5.00 Dark Green (263)$5.00 Dark Green (263). Original gum, lightly hinged, detailed impression on bright paper, choice centering for this difficult issue

VERY FINE AND CHOICE. A BEAUTIFUL LIGHTLY HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE $5.00 1894 UNWATERMARKED BUREAU ISSUE, SCOTT 263.

This unwatermarked issue is far more difficult to obtain in such choice condition than its watermarked counterpart, Scott 278.

With 2000 P.S.E. certificate

4,000
4,750
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1207
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Sale Number 1235, Lot Number 1207, 1894-98 Bureau Issue (Scott 246-284)6c Dull Brown (271), 6c Dull Brown (271)6c Dull Brown (271). Mint N.H., intense shade and sharp impression, Extremely Fine, with 1997 P.F. certificate

325
800
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1208
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Sale Number 1235, Lot Number 1208, 1894-98 Bureau Issue (Scott 246-284)10c Dark Green (273), 10c Dark Green (273)10c Dark Green (273). Mint N.H., crisp shade and impression, wide margins, Extremely Fine

280
1,800
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1209
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Sale Number 1235, Lot Number 1209, 1894-98 Bureau Issue (Scott 246-284)50c Orange (275), 50c Orange (275)50c Orange (275). Original gum, lightly hinged, vivid color, wide margins, Very Fine and choice, with 1987 P.F. certificate

240
500
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1210
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Sale Number 1235, Lot Number 1210, 1894-98 Bureau Issue (Scott 246-284)$1.00 Black, Ty. I (276), $1.00 Black, Ty. I (276)$1.00 Black, Ty. I (276). Mint N.H., deep shade and proof-like impression on bright paper, unusually nice centering

EXTREMELY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE $1.00 TYPE I WATERMARKED BUREAU ISSUE, SCOTT 276.

With 1996 P.F. certificate for block

725
2,100
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1211
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Sale Number 1235, Lot Number 1211, 1894-98 Bureau Issue (Scott 246-284)$1.00 Black, Ty. II (276A), $1.00 Black, Ty. II (276A)$1.00 Black, Ty. II (276A). Mint N.H., deep shade on bright paper

VERY FINE MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE $1.00 TYPE II WATERMARKED BUREAU ISSUE, SCOTT 276A.

With 2002 P.S.E. certificate

3,750
2,800
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1212
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Sale Number 1235, Lot Number 1212, 1894-98 Bureau Issue (Scott 246-284)$2.00 Bright Blue (277), $2.00 Bright Blue (277)$2.00 Bright Blue (277). Original gum, brilliant shade on bright paper, beautiful centering with Jumbo margins

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A GORGEOUS ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 1895 $2.00 WATERMARKED BUREAU ISSUE. SCARCE WITH SUCH WIDE MARGINS.

Ex Curtis and "Clipper City". With 2007 and 2017 P.S.E. certificates (OGph, XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $3,300.00). Only one unused stamp in any gum condition grades higher (hinged, at 100)

900
2,300
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1213
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Sale Number 1235, Lot Number 1213, 1894-98 Bureau Issue (Scott 246-284)$2.00 Dark Blue (277a), $2.00 Dark Blue (277a)$2.00 Dark Blue (277a). Original gum, lightly hinged, deep shade on bright paper, gorgeous centering, Extremely Fine, a beautiful stamp, with 1995 P.F. certificate as Bright Blue, which it clearly is not

900
850
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1214
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Sale Number 1235, Lot Number 1214, 1894-98 Bureau Issue (Scott 246-284)$2.00 Dark Blue (277a), $2.00 Dark Blue (277a)$2.00 Dark Blue (277a). Original gum, lightly hinged, deep rich color on bright paper, Very Fine and choice, with 1978 P.F. certificate as Scott 262, the watermark is faint but present

900
950
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1215
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Sale Number 1235, Lot Number 1215, 1894-98 Bureau Issue (Scott 246-284)$5.00 Dark Green (278), $5.00 Dark Green (278)$5.00 Dark Green (278). Original gum, rich color, choice centering with well-balanced margins

EXTREMELY FINE ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE $5.00 1895 WATERMARKED BUREAU ISSUE, SCOTT 278.

With 1997 P.F. certificate

2,000
2,200
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1216
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Sale Number 1235, Lot Number 1216, 1894-98 Bureau Issue (Scott 246-284)10c Brown, Ty. I (282C), 10c Brown, Ty. I (282C)10c Brown, Ty. I (282C). Original gum, lightly hinged, with bottom part imprint selvage, pretty shade, beautiful centering, Extremely Fine, ex Dr. Morris, with 1988 P.F. certificate for strip of three

175
700
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1217
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Sale Number 1235, Lot Number 1217, 1894-98 Bureau Issue (Scott 246-284)15c Olive Green (284), 15c Olive Green (284)15c Olive Green (284). Mint N.H. with wide bottom part imprint selvage, rich color, wide margins, Extremely Fine, with 1992 P.F. certificate

475
650
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