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Sale 1200 — The William H. Gross Collection: U.S. Stamp Multiples

Sale Date — Wednesday-Thursday, 8-9 May, 2019

Category — 1894-98 Bureau Issue (Scott 246-278)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
156°
nhbl
Sale Number 1200, Lot Number 156, 1894-98  Bureau Issue (Scott 246-278), Rare wide top plate block of the 2¢ Pink Type I 1894 Unwatermarked Bureau Issue

DESCRIPTION

2¢ Pink, Type I (248), Mint N.H. wide top "BUREAU, ENGRAVING & PRINTING" imprint and plate number 20 block of six, all six stamps have choice centering, radiant color as fresh as the day it was printed

PROVENANCE

Paul Cheyney (collection sold privately to Mr. Gross)

CONDITION NOTES

Extremely Fine; few minor perf separations sensibly reinforced in ungummed part of selvage

SCOTT CATALOGUE VALUE (2019)

$750.00

HISTORY AND COMMENTARY

We have offered only one Mint N.H. top position plate block since keeping computerized records, with selvage significantly narrower than the example offered here. Another top position is contained in an intact pane of 100.

E. 500-750
1,000
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