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The Whitpain Collection of United States 1894-98 Bureau Issues continued...

Newspapers and Periodicals - 96c thru $6.00 1894 Unwatermarked Bureau Issue (Scott PR99-PR101)
Lot Sym. Lot Description  
776 og 96c Pink, 1894 Issue (PR99).> Original gum, rich color, small thin spot at top not mentioned on accompanying certificate<><>^FINE APPEARING EXAMPLE OF THE 1894 96-CENT UNWATERMARKED BUREAU NEWSPAPER ISSUE. ONE
OF THE GREATEST OF ALL NEWSPAPER ISSUE96c Pink, 1894 Issue (PR99). Original gum, rich color, small thin spot at top not mentioned on accompanying certificate

FINE APPEARING EXAMPLE OF THE 1894 96-CENT UNWATERMARKED BUREAU NEWSPAPER ISSUE. ONE OF THE GREATEST OF ALL NEWSPAPER ISSUE RARITIES -- ONLY NINE ARE CONTAINED IN OUR CENSUS.

Our recently updated census of PR99 (available at http://siegelauctions.com/dynamic/census/PR99/PR99.pdf ) contains nine unused copies. Of these only four are confirmed as having gum. This is only the second we have offered since our 1993 Rarities sale. None was offered in the Floyd, Lessin or Lyons sales.

Census No. PR99-OG-07. Signed in pencil "Bureau J.M. Bartels". With 1979 P.F. certificate (Image)

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52,500.00

SOLD for $32,500.00
Will close during Public Auction
777 og $3.00 Scarlet, 1894 Issue (PR100).> Original gum, h.r., vibrant color, tiny natural inclusion at top right, thin spot at top, reperfed at right and bottom<><>^VERY FINE APPEARANCE. AN EXTREMELY RARE ORIGINAL-GUM
EXAMPLE OF THE 1894 $3.00 UNWATERMAR$3.00 Scarlet, 1894 Issue (PR100). Original gum, h.r., vibrant color, tiny natural inclusion at top right, thin spot at top, reperfed at right and bottom

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. AN EXTREMELY RARE ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 1894 $3.00 UNWATERMARKED BUREAU NEWSPAPERS AND PERIODICALS ISSUE. OUR RECENTLY COMPLETED CENSUS CONTAINS ONLY ELEVEN EXAMPLES.

Our recently updated census of PR100 (available at http://siegelauctions.com/dynamic/census/PR100/PR100.pdf ) contains only eleven copies. Of these, only four are potentially sound, and only eight are confirmed as having gum. As another indication of rarity, the last example we offered was this stamp in our 1980 Rarities sale. None was offered in Lyons, Floyd or Lessin, all of whom had copies of the $6.00, PR101.

Census No. PR100-OG-07. With 1979 P.F. certificate. (Image)

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60,000.00

SOLD for $24,000.00
Will close during Public Auction
778 og $6.00 Pale Blue, 1894 Issue (PR101).> Original gum, h.r., brilliant color, light horizontal crease, reperfed at left and bottom<><>^VERY FINE AND CHOICE APPEARANCE. A RARE EXAMPLE OF THE $6.00 1894 UNWATERMARKED
BUREAU NEWSPAPER ISSUE. ONLY FIFTEEN$6.00 Pale Blue, 1894 Issue (PR101). Original gum, h.r., brilliant color, light horizontal crease, reperfed at left and bottom

VERY FINE AND CHOICE APPEARANCE. A RARE EXAMPLE OF THE $6.00 1894 UNWATERMARKED BUREAU NEWSPAPER ISSUE. ONLY FIFTEEN UNUSED EXAMPLES HAVE BEEN CERTIFIED AS GENUINE BY THE PHILATELIC FOUNDATION, MOST OF WHICH HAVE VARYING DEGREES OF FAULTS.

Our recently updated census of PR101 (available at http://siegelauctions.com/dynamic/census/PR101/PR101.pdf ) contains fifteen unused and one used copy of this rarity. Only five are potentially sound, and only six are confirmed as having gum.

Ex Lilly. With 1965 P.F. certificate (Image)

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60,000.00

SOLD for $15,500.00
Will close during Public Auction

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