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Sale 983 — The Hampshire Collection of United States Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday, 23 February, 2010

Category — 1894-98 Bureau Issue

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
166
nh
Sale Number 983, Lot Number 166, 1894-98 Bureau Issue5c Chocolate (270), 5c Chocolate (270)5c Chocolate (270). Mint N.H., wide selvage with part imprint at top, unusually choice centering with Jumbo margins, gorgeous color

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 5-CENT 1895 WATERMARKED BUREAU ISSUE.

With 2006 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $850.00 as 95, $3,250.00 as 98). Only two have graded higher to date and only five others share this grade.

105
1,100
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