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1894-1898 Bureau Issues
 
 
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Lot 2759
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1894, 1st Bureau issue (unwatermarked), 1¢ to $5 complete, large die proofs on India, sunk on card (Scott 247P1//263P1), measuring approximately 146 x 196mm, consisting of 247P1, 250P1, 253AP1-261AP1, 262P1-263P1; some hinge remnants on reverse and very light soiling on face, otherwise Very Fine.
Scott $4,850.
Estimate $2,500 - 3,500.
Current Bid$1,300
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Lot 2760
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1894, 1st Bureau issue (unwatermarked), 1¢ to $5 complete, small die proofs (Scott 247P2-263P2), each mounted on original grayish Roosevelt album card, very rare complete set with only 85 presentation booklets produced, bright and fresh, never hinged, Very Fine.
Scott $3,535.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Current Bid$1,000
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Lot 2761

1894, 1st Bureau issue (unwatermarked), 1¢ to $5 complete (Scott 246-263), plate number singles, o.g., hinged, rarely offered group of plate singles; includes 246-249, 250 x (2), 251, and 253-263 - missing only 252 for completeness; wonderfully fresh colors; a few small faults mostly on the higher value stamps, otherwise Fine.
Scott $12,298.
Estimate $2,500 - 3,500.
Current Bid$1,300
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Lot 2762

1894, 1¢ ultramarine (Scott 246), bottom plate number single, o.g., never hinged, massive margins and luscious rich color; a heart pounding top quality stamp, Extremely Fine, with 2016 P.F. certificate graded XF 90.
SMQ XF 90; $250.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Current Bid$130
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Lot 2763

1894, 1¢ ultramarine (Scott 246), o.g., hinged, premium quality stamp with big beautiful margins; seldom found so choice, Extremely Fine to Superb, with 2018 P.S.E. certificate graded XF-SUP 95J.
SMQ XF-SUP 95J; $165.
Scott $30.
Estimate $100 - 150.
Current Bid$50
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Lot 2764
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1894, 1¢ to 15¢ (Scott 246//259), plate number and imprint strips of 3, o.g. or without gum, six extremely fresh multiples; includes 246 x (2), 250 x (3) - one without gum, and 259; beautiful colors, Very Good to Fine.
Scott $1,860.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid$100
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Lot 2765

1894, 2¢ carmine lake, type I (Scott 249), o.g., never hinged, brilliant stunning color, very scarce shade, Extremely Fine, with 2016 P.F. certificate graded XF 90.
Scott Stamp Values $1,150 XF 90.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Current Bid$500
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Lot 2766

1894, 2¢ carmine, type II (Scott 251), top plate number single, o.g., never hinged, incredibly fresh - with full and unblemished gum; quite elusive in this remarkable state of preservation, Fine, with 2007 P.F. certificate.
Scott $1,100.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Current Bid$130
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Lot 2767

1894, 3¢ purple (Scott 253), bottom strip of 3 with plate number and imprint, o.g., never hinged, exceptional color and centering; it's surprising that this multiple has remained intact considering the exceptional centering, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, with 2011 P.S.E. and 1986 P.F. certificates.
Scott $450.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Current Bid$350
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Lot 2768

1894, 4¢ dark brown (Scott 254), top plate number single, o.g., never hinged, attractive example with captivating color and mirror like impression, Very Fine, with 2014 P.S.E. certificate graded VF 80.
SMQ VF 80; $525.
Scott $550.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Current Bid$200
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Lot 2769

1894, 4¢ dark brown (Scott 254), disturbed o.g., intriguing fold over piece; tear at bottom left repaired by hinge, otherwise Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $190.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid$100
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Lot 2770
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1894, 4¢ dark brown (Scott 254), left margin strip of 3 with plate number and imprint, o.g., 2 stamps never hinged, fresh multiple with sharp impression, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $1,290 + as singles.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid$150
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Lot 2771

1894, 5¢ chocolate, misperf (Scott 255), vertical strip of 3, o.g. (bottom stamp with album adherence on gum, middle stamp faint fingerprint on gum), fabulous misperfed strip showing dramatic doubling of the horizontal perforations; an exhibit quality showpiece; top stamp with tear at left, otherwise Fine.
Scott $330 for normal singles.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid$100
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Lot 2772
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1894, 6¢ brown, large die proof (Scott 256P1), measuring 153 x 200mm, Extremely Fine.
Scott $250.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Current Bid$80
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Lot 2773

1894, 6¢ dull brown, imperf horizontally (Scott 256a), vertical pair, o.g., previously hinged, an appealing example with glamorous rich color; small fault not mentioned on certificate, otherwise Very Fine, incredibly elusive, with 1996 P.F. certificate.
Scott $3,000.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Current Bid$1,000
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Lot 2774

1894, 10¢ dark green (Scott 258), o.g., lightly hinged, generous margins and dazzling color; a very choice stamp, Very Fine.
Scott $275.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid$100
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Lot 2775

1894, 50¢ orange (Scott 260), o.g., never hinged, a deep, rich and fiery orange shade; seldom seen in never hinged condition, Fine to Very Fine, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $1,425.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Current Bid$300
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Lot 2776

1894, $1 black, types I & II (Scott 261-261A), bottom plate number and imprint strip of 3, o.g., never hinged, breathtaking fresh color on clean white paper; an immaculate multiple in a wonderful mint state - as fresh as the very first day it was issued; left stamp is Scott #261 - type I; the right 2 stamps are 261A - type II's; we cannot recall the last time we have sold a combination strip of this issue, Fine.
Scott $10,000.
Estimate $3,500 - 5,000.
Current Bid$1,800
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Lot 2777

1894, $1 black, type I (Scott 261), o.g., hinged, absolutely gorgeous top quality example of this scarce unwatermarked type I stamp; with "Jet-Black" color printed on clean white paper, Extremely Fine, with 2016 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $1,000.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Current Bid$750
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Lot 2778

1894, $1 black, type I (Scott 261), o.g., lightly hinged, desirable large margined example of this tough type I stamp; brilliant fresh; expertly reperforated at left, otherwise Very Fine.
Scott $1,000.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Current Bid$180
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Lot 2779

1894, $1 black, type I (Scott 261), o.g., barest trace of hinge, intense color on clean white paper, Fine.
Scott $1,000.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid$150
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Lot 2780
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1894, $1 black, type I (Scott 261), regummed, attractive appearance, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, with 2017 P.F. certificate.
Scott $400.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid$150
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Lot 2781

1894, $1 black, type II (Scott 261A), o.g., never hinged, a pristine example of the elusive unwatermarked type II variety in an unbelievable state of freshness with Jet-Black color and a detailed impression; a true condition rarity as it is hardly found in never hinged condition; a delightful opportunity for the conscientious collector, Extremely Fine, this fabulous stamp is 1 of 5 never hinged examples to attain the grade of VF-XF-85; with only 5 others grading higher, with 2018 P.F. certificate graded VF-XF 85.
SMQ VF-XF 85; $9,000.
Scott $6,500.
Estimate $7,500 - 10,000.
Current Bid$3,750
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Lot 2782

1894, $1 black, type II (Scott 261A), o.g., small hinge remnant, scarce type II stamp; a sound and attractive example with vivid color, Fine, with 1999 P.F. certificate.
Scott $2,000.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Current Bid$375
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Lot 2783

1894, $1 black, type II (Scott 261A), o.g., lightly hinged, exceedingly fresh example of this difficult type II stamp, Fine.
Scott $2,100.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Current Bid$375
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Lot 2784
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1894, $2 bright blue (Scott 262), unused without gum, extremely large margins and breathtaking fresh color; an exceedingly attractive $2 Madison, Fine to Very Fine, with 1985 P.F. certificate.
Scott $1,100.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Current Bid$300
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Lot 2785
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1894, $2 bright blue (Scott 262), light town cancellation, a beautiful stamp with wide margins and deep rich color; a nice example of this difficult stamp; wide margins seldom encountered on this "tight" issue; laminated thin at the right, otherwise Extremely Fine, with 2016 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $1,200.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid$250
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Lot 2786
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1894, $2 bright blue (Scott 262), light double oval cancel, gorgeous clear impression; a few tiny thins, Fine appearance.
Scott $1,250.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid$100
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Lot 2787

1894, $5 dark green (Scott 263), bottom plate number single, o.g., lightly hinged, impeccably fresh example of this scarce stamp - the rarest regularly issued United States stamp; one of the few attractive and completely sound plate singles available to collectors, Fine to Very Fine, with 2005 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $4,000.
Estimate $2,500 - 3,500.
Current Bid$1,300
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Lot 2788

1894, $5 dark green (Scott 263), o.g., hinged, wonderfully fresh example of this scarce stamp; tiny thin spot, otherwise Fine.
Scott $4,000.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Current Bid$375
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Lot 2789
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1894, $5 dark green (Scott 263), neat black along with some red crayon cancellation, decent example of this tough used stamp; tear at left, otherwise Fine.
Scott $2,600.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid$150
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Lot 2790

1895, 2nd Bureau issue (D.L. watermark), 1¢ to $5 complete (Scott 264-278), plate number singles, o.g., hinged, 273 is regummed, extremely desirable complete set; scarce as a full set, and nearly impossible to duplicate, Fine to Very Fine, #278 with 2014 Weiss certificate.
Scott $5,706.
Estimate $3,500 - 5,000.
Current Bid$1,800
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Lot 2791

1895, 2¢ carmine, types II & III (Scott 266-267), combination pair, type I and II, o.g., never hinged, incredibly fresh combo pair; left stamp is type II - Scott #266; right stamp is type III - Scott #267; incredibly fresh color, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $500.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid$150
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Lot 2792

1895, 2¢ carmine, types II & III (Scott 266-267), horizontal combination pair, o.g., never hinged, well-centered with alluring color and a gorgeous impression, Very Fine, a handsome example of an interesting pair, with 2010 P.S.E. certificate as block of 4.
Scott $220.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Current Bid$130
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Lot 2793

1895, 2¢ carmine, type III (Scott 267), top right fold over pair, o.g., never hinged, fascinating error with vibrant red color; right perforations repaired by hinge, otherwise Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $32.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Current Bid$80
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Lot 2794
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1895, 3¢ to 10¢ (Scott 268-273), plate number and imprint strips of 3, o.g., some never hinged / some hinged, six wonderfully fresh and choice multiples; includes 268, 269, 271, and 273 with stamps never hinged; and 270 and 272 with disturbed gum, Fine.
Scott $2,655.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid$150
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Lot 2795

1895, 6¢ dull brown (Scott 271), top plate number single, o.g., never hinged, desirable example with extremely large margins and dazzling color printed on clean white paper, Very Fine.
Scott $360.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid$150
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Lot 2796
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1895, 8¢ violet brown, watermarked USIR (Scott 272a), fancy black cancellation, deep rich color; a very appealing example of this scarce USIR watermarked stamp showing clear "R" when dipped in fluid; a very pleasing stamp; tiny flaws along bottom left corner, otherwise Fine, with 2016 A.P.S. certificate.
Scott $950.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid$250
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Lot 2797

1895, 10¢ dark green (Scott 273), top plate block of 6, o.g., lightly hinged, extremely elusive Bureau plate block, especially when found as a wide top; with gleaming rich color, Fine.
Scott $1,750.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Current Bid$375
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Lot 2798

1895, 15¢ dark blue (Scott 274), o.g., never hinged, a stunning example in a wonderful mint state; a special opportunity for the serious collector to acquire a choice example of this mint stamp, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, with 2017 P.F. certificate graded VF-XF 85.
SMQ VF-XF 85; $950.
Scott $625.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Current Bid$375
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Lot 2799

1895, 15¢ dark blue (Scott 274), o.g., hinged, deep rich color, Fine to Very Fine, with 2005 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $210.
Estimate $100 - 150.
Current Bid$50
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Lot 2800
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1895, 15¢ dark blue (Scott 274), black cancellation, tremendous top quality example with prooflike color on lily white paper, Extremely Fine to Superb, with 2018 P.S.A.G. certificate graded XF-SUP 95.
SMQ XF-SUP 95; $500.
Scott $17.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Current Bid$180
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Lot 2801
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1895, 15¢ dark blue (Scott 274), with black cork cancel, beautiful centering and bold color, a wonderful top quality item, Extremely Fine to Superb, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate graded XF-SUP 95.
SMQ XF-SUP 95; $350.
Scott $18.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid$150
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Lot 2802

1895, $1 black, types I & II (Scott 276-276A), combination pair, o.g., hinged, marvelous intact pair showing type I at left and type II at right; Scott #276A - type II - at right with a pulled perf at right and a tiny tear, otherwise Fine, with 2015 P.F. certificate.
Scott $2,250.
Estimate $800 - 1,200.
Current Bid$400
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Lot 2803
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1895, $1 black, types I & II (Scott 276-276A), combination pair, lightly struck black cancellation, immensely scarce used combination pair, the left stamp type I, the right stamp type II; much more difficult to find in used condition than mint condition; right stamp - Scott #276A - with minute thin speck only visible in fluid, otherwise Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $2,600.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Current Bid$500
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Lot 2804

1895, $1 black, type I (Scott 276), o.g., never hinged, beautiful example with gorgeous margins and an acute impression, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, choice example of this difficult issue, with 2014 P.F. certificate graded VF-XF 85 and 2007 certificate.
SMQ VF-XF 85; $2,850.
Scott $1,800.
Estimate $2,500 - 3,500.
Current Bid$350
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Lot 2805

1895, $1 black, type I (Scott 276), o.g., previously hinged, a striking high quality example with impressive Jet-Black color amid nicely balanced margins, Very Fine, with 2017 P.S.E. certificate graded VF 80.
SMQ VF 80; $560.
Scott $600.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid$250
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Lot 2806

1895, $1 black, type I (Scott 276), o.g., previously hinged, a great looking stamp with intense Jet-Black color and equally balanced margins; small trivial crease and nibbed perforation at bottom left, otherwise Very Fine to Extremely Fine.
Scott $600.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid$150
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Lot 2807

1895, $1 black, type I (Scott 276), bottom plate number and imprint strip of 3, o.g., hinged, appealing multiple; completely sound and choice with brilliant color, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $2,500.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Current Bid$500
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Lot 2808
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1895, $1 black, type I (Scott 276), double oval REG cancel, awesome example with wonderful centering and intense color; among the most beautiful #276's we've seen, Extremely Fine, with 2016 P.F. certificate.
Scott $100.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Current Bid$130
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Lot 2809

1895, $1 black, type II (Scott 276A), o.g., lightly hinged, impressively fresh bottom margin single of the tough type II $1 Perry; this stamp is among the most undervalued stamps in philately, Fine to Very Fine, with photocopy of 2016 P.S.E. certificate for block/4, from which this elusive stamp was taken, bottom left stamp.
Scott $1,250.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Current Bid$375
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Lot 2810
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1895, $1 black, type II (Scott 276A), bottom plate number single, neatly struck town cancellation, astounding color printed on clean white paper; aa beautiful example of this seldom offered plate single that is almost impossible to find in used condition, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $200.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid$100
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Lot 2811
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1895, $1 black, type II (Scott 276A), neat duplex cancellation, premium quality example of this tough type II stamp, Very Fine, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate graded VF 80.
SMQ VF 80; $210.
Scott $200.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Current Bid$80
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Lot 2812

1895, $2 bright blue (Scott 277), plate number single, o.g., very lightly hinged, awesome example with incredible depth of color; a scarce plate position, Very Fine, with 2016 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $900.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Current Bid$500
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Lot 2813

1895, $2 bright blue (Scott 277), disturbed o.g., luscious rich shade; nice appearing stamp; reperforated at left, otherwise Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $900.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid$100
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Lot 2814

1895, $2 bright blue (Scott 277), bottom plate number and imprint strip of 3, o.g., hinged, tremendous rich shade; a premium example of this rarely offered multiple, Fine.
Scott $4,000.
Estimate $1,200 - 1,800.
Current Bid$600
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Lot 2815
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1895, $2 dark blue (Scott 277a), black cancellation, incredibly intense color; reperforated at bottom, otherwise Very Fine.
Scott $400.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid$100
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Lot 2816
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1895, $2 bright blue and $5 dark green (Scott 277-278), each with manuscript penstroke cancellation, dazzling colors, very pleasing examples, Fine.
Scott $1,000 for normal cancels.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid$100
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Lot 2817

1895, $5 dark green (Scott 278), o.g., hinged, an alluring example of this elusive high value, with vibrant rich color and a finely etched impression, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $2,000.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Current Bid$750
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Lot 2818

1895, $5 dark green (Scott 278), slightly disturbed o.g., astounding example - being virtually perfectly centered with exuberant color; scarce when found so choice, Extremely Fine, with 2016 P.F. certificate.
Scott $2,000.
Estimate $1,200 - 1,800.
Current Bid$600
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Lot 2819

1895, $5 dark green (Scott 278), o.g., lightly hinged, excellent large margined stamp with heart pounding color, Fine to Very Fine, with 2004 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $2,000.
Estimate $1,200 - 1,800.
Current Bid$600
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Lot 2820

1895, $5 dark green (Scott 278), disturbed o.g., select appearance; small faults, otherwise Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Current Bid$200
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Lot 2821

1895, $5 dark green (Scott 278), top plate number and imprint strip of 3, o.g., heavy hinge remnants, extremely attractive multiple of the desirable $5 Marshall; wide selvage at top; beautiful color and superior centering; as plate blocks are virtually unobtainable, this beautiful showpiece is the nest best thing; left and right stamps with small thin spots, Very Fine appearance.
Scott $8,750.
Estimate $3,000 - 4,000.
Current Bid$1,500
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Lot 2822
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1895, $5 dark green (Scott 278), New York Double Oval REG cancel, dazzling rich shade; a premium quality stamp in exceptional condition, Very Fine, with 2017 P.F. certificate graded VF 80.
SMQ VF 80; $625.
Scott $600.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid$250
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Lot 2823
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1895, $5 dark green (Scott 278), neat registry cancellation, wonderful centering and tremendous rich color; a great "looker"; faint paper wrinkles, otherwise Very Fine.
Scott $600.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid$100
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Lot 2824
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1895, $5 dark green (Scott 278), neat town cancellation, incredibly rich color; a nice copy of this high value; diagonal crease at upper left, otherwise Fine to Very Fine, with 2018 P.F. certificate.
Scott $600.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Current Bid$80
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Lot 2825
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1898, 1¢-6¢, 4 different (Scott 279, 281, 282, 282C), plate number and imprint strip of 3, o.g., 282C never hinged / others hinged, pleasing group of 4 different strips; gorgeous rich colors, Fine.
Scott $2,112.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid$150
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Lot 2826

1898, 2¢ rose carmine, type IV (Scott 279Bc), o.g., hinged, incredible color study comprising of 6 of the most eye catching shades obtainable; this wonderful lot includes Scott #'s 279Bc the scarce rose carmine; #279Bd, #279Bf reddish carmine x (2); #279Bg pink; and #279Bh vermilion; these issues are woefully undervalued and have stumped collectors and dealers alike for decades; this is one of the few times you can obtain these beautiful shade arrangements in one auction lot; be prepared for spirited bidding, as this group of 6 is nearly impossible to duplicate at any price, Fine to Very Fine, 279Bc with 2015 P.F. certificate.
Scott $373.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid$250
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Lot 2827

1898, 2¢ rose carmine, type IV (Scott 279Bc), o.g., hinge remnant, terribly elusive rose carmine shade; a choice example of this often misidentified stamp, Fine to Very Fine, with 2016 A.P.S. certificate.
Scott $275.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Current Bid$80
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Lot 2828
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1898, 2¢ red, type IV, vertical watermark (Scott 279Bk), booklet pane of 6, o.g., barest trace of hinge only in selvage, all stamps never hinged, outstanding example of the challenging vertical watermark variety, Fine.
Scott $500.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid$150
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Lot 2829
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1897, 5¢-15¢, Roosevelt small die proofs (Scott 281P2, 283P2, 284P2), each measuring roughly 23mm x 27mm, scarce and desirable proofs; a few small thins, otherwise Very Fine.
Scott $1,125.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Current Bid$130
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Lot 2830

1898, 5¢ dark blue (Scott 281), bottom plate number strip of 3, o.g., never hinged, most impressive multiple in a wonderful mint state, with strong color, Very Fine, with 2017 P.F. certificate.
Scott $340.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Current Bid$130
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Lot 2831

1898, 6¢ lake (Scott 282), bottom strip of 3, o.g., never hinged, outstanding well centered plate number strip in a remarkable state of preservation; these Bureau issue strips are never found this well centered, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, with 2010 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $475.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid$250
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Lot 2832

1898, 10¢ orange brown, type II (Scott 283), o.g., never hinged (gum crease), warm rich color; tiny natural paper inclusion at the center, Fine.
Scott $450.
Estimate $100 - 150.
Current Bid$50
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Lot 2833

1898, 10¢ orange brown, type II, vertical watermark (Scott 283a), o.g., never hinged, fresh, vivid color, rarely offered example of the vertical watermark variety, Fine to Very Fine, choice example.
Scott $775.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Current Bid$130
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Lot 2834

1898, 15¢ olive green (Scott 284), o.g., never hinged, extremely fresh and choice bottom margin single in a quality seldom seen on this difficult Bureau issue, Extremely Fine, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate graded XF 90.
SMQ XF 90; $1,600.
Scott $475.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Current Bid$750
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Lot 2835

1898, 15¢ olive green (Scott 284), top plate block of 6, o.g., lightly hinged, choice example of this extremely scarce and ridiculously undervalued plate block; with deeply saturated color, Fine.
Scott $2,250.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Current Bid$375
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