Sale 1034 — The Merlin Collection of Superb United States Stamps

Sale Date — Wednesday-Thursday, 28-29 November, 2012

Category — 1894 Bureau Issue (Scott 246-263)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
231
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Sale 1034, Lot 231, 1894 Bureau Issue (Scott 246-263)2c Carmine, Ty. II (251). Mint N.H., brilliant color on bright white paper, almost perfectly centered amid wide margins

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 2-CENT TYPE II 1894 UNWATERMARKED BUREAU ISSUE, GRADED XF-SUPERB 95 BY P.S.E.

With 2002 P.F. and 2009 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $9,000.00). This is the highest grade awarded and only one other example shares this grade

1,100
7,500