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1894-1898 Bureau Issues
 
 
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Lot 159

1894, 2¢ scarlet, type II, unwatermarked (251a), original gum very lightly hinged, trivial natural gum wrinkle, excellent centering, brilliant color and paper. Extremely Fine.
Scott $375

Expertization: with 2022 P.F. certificate.
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Lot 160

1894, 2¢ scarlet, type III, unwatermarked (252a), original gum never hinged, beautiful color, sharp impression. Fresh Very Fine to Extremely Fine. SSV $550 (SMQ $550).
Scott $360

Expertization: with 2022 P.F. certificate graded VF-XF 85.
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Lot 161

1894, 15¢ dark blue, unwatermarked (259), original gum, beautifully centered, stunning intense color. An Extremely Fine gem. SSV $480 (SMQ $500).
Scott $275

Expertization: with 2022 P.F. certificate graded VF-XF 85.
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Lot 162
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1894, 15¢ dark blue, unwatermarked (259), perfectly centered, exceptionally fresh with remarkably deep color. Extremely Fine to Superb, the only 95 grade at the PF with one higher (95J) and only two graded 95 at the PSE with three higher (98 is highest). SSV $850 (SMQ $925).
Scott $65

Expertization: with 2003, 2022 P.F. certificates, the latter graded XF-SUP 95.
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Lot 163

1894, 50¢ orange, unwatermarked (260), original gum, choice centering, brilliant undiminished color. An Extremely Fine gem. SMQ $800.
Scott $475

Expertization: with 2022 P.S.E. certificate graded XF 90.
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Lot 164

1894, $1 black, type I, unwatermarked (261), original gum minor hinge remnant, oustanding centering, truly intense color on very bright paper. Extremely Fine, choice. SSV $1,750 (SMQ $1,800).
Scott $1,000

Expertization: with 2022 P.F. certificate graded XF 90.
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Lot 165

1894, $1 black, type II, unwatermarked (261A), right sheet margin with split arrow single, original gum never hinged, brilliant color and paper. Very Fine, quite scarce never hinged. SSV $6,500 (SMQ $6,500).
Scott $6,500

AN EXCEEDINGLY FRESH AND CHOICE NEVER HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE SCARCE $1.00 TYPE II UNWATERMARKED.

Expertization: with 2022 P.F. certificate graded VF 80.
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Lot 166

1894, $1 black, type II, unwatermarked (261A), original gum, slightly disturbed from hinge removal, well centered, fresh intense color. Trivial thin speck. Otherwise F.-V.F.
Scott $2,100
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Lot 167

1894, $2 bright blue, unwatermarked (262), original gum lightly hinged, bright shade. Fresh and Fine.
Scott $2,750

Expertization: with 1980 P.F. certificate.
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Lot 168

1894, $5 dark green, unwatermarked (263), original gum, nicely centered, prooflike deep color and impression. F.-V.F., most attractive.
Scott $4,000

Expertization: with 1997 P.F. certificate.
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Lot 169

1895, 1¢ blue, D.L. watermark (264), original gum never hinged, perfect centering, stunning deep powdery blue color, fresh and choice. Superb. SSV $950 (SMQ $1,000).
Scott $17

Expertization: with 2022 P.F. certificate graded SUP 98.
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Lot 170

1895, 4¢ dark brown, D.L. watermark (269), original gum never hinged, choice centering within wide margins for this issue, lovely rich color. Extremely Fine, a choice gem, only four graded higher, highest is a 98. SMQ $1,400.
Scott $125

Expertization: with 1989 P.F. certificate and 2021 P.S.E certificate, the latter graded XF-SUP 95.
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Lot 171

1895, 10¢ dark green, D.L. watermark (273), original gum never hinged, beautifully centered, deep color and sharp impression. Extremely Fine. SSV $775 (SMQ $775).
Scott $280

Expertization: with 1984, 2022 P.F. certificates, the latter graded XF 90.
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Lot 172

1895, 50¢ orange, D.L. watermark (275), original gum, beautifully centered, rich color. Extremely Fine. SSV $325 (SMQ $325).
Scott $240

Expertization: with 2011 P.F. certificate graded VF-XF 85.
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Lot 173

1895, $1 black, type II, D.L. watermark (276A), original gum, attractive centering, fresh intense color. F.-V.F.
Scott $1,250

Expertization: with 1991 P.F. certificate.
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Lot 174

1895, $2 dark blue, D.L. watermark (277a), original gum never hinged, brilliant prooflike color. Fresh and choice F.-V.F.
Scott $2,900

Expertization: with 1988 P.F. certificate.
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Lot 175

1895, $2 bright blue, D.L. watermark (277), original gum, well centered, deep rich color. Fresh Very Fine to Extremely Fine. SMQ $1,150.
Scott $900

Expertization: with 2007 P.S.E. certificate graded VF-XF 85.
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Lot 176

1895, $2 bright blue, D.L. watermark (277), original gum small hinge remnant, quite well centered within very wide margins, lovely color on bright paper. Couple nibbed perfs, tiny thin. Otherwise Very Fine.
Scott $900
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Lot 177

1895, $5 dark green, D.L. watermark (278), original gum, exquisite rich color on bright paper, well centered. Very Fine to Extremely Fine, a lovely stamp with great eye appeal. SMQ $2,500.
Scott $2,000

Expertization: with 1997 P.F. certificate and 2004 P.S.E. certificate, the latter graded VF-XF 85.
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Lot 178

1895, $5 dark green, D.L. watermark (278), original gum lightly disturbed from hinge removal, nicely centered, bright fresh color and paper. F.-V.F.
Scott $2,000
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Lot 179

1898, 10¢ brown, type I (282C), original gum never hinged, choice centering, post office fresh with lovely color. An Extremely Fine gem. SSV $1,425 (SMQ $1,700).
Scott $525

Expertization: with 1999, 2022 P.F. certificates, the latter graded XF 90.
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Lot 180
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1898, 15¢ olive green (284), used, perfectly centered, lovely color. Light postmark. A choice Extremely Fine gem. SMQ $450.
Scott $13

Expertization: with 2008 P.S.E. certificate graded XF-SUP 95.
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