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Robert A. Siegel Auction Galleries, Inc. Sale: 1209

United States
1894-95 Bureau Issues (Scott 246-278)

Sale No: 1209
Lot No: 1206
Symbol: S
Cat No: 275

image 50c Orange (275). Original gum, lightly hinged, with bottom part imprint selvage, balanced margins, Extremely Fine, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate as Mint N.H., which it is not (XF 90; SMQ $450.00 as OGph) (Image)

$ 240.00

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Sold...US$ 1,200.00


Closed..Oct-22-2019, 15:14:26 EST
Sold For 1200

Sale No: 1209
Lot No: 1207
Symbol: S
Cat No: 278

image $5.00 Dark Green (278). Original gum, barest trace of hinging, Jumbo margins and precise centering, deep rich color and sharp proof-like impression on fresh paper

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A TRULY EXCEPTIONAL ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE $5.00 1895 WATERMARKED BUREAU ISSUE, GRADED SUPERB 98 JUMBO BY P.S.E. THIS IS THE HIGHEST GRADE AWARDED TO THE 1895 $5.00.

1998 P.F. certificate stating previously hinged and 2011 P.S.E. certificate stating Mint N.H. no longer accompany. With 2019 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, Superb 98 Jumbo; SMQ $9,500.00). This is the highest grade awarded to a Scott 278 in any gum condition and it is shared by no others (Image)

$ 2,000.00

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Sold...US$ 14,000.00


Closed..Oct-22-2019, 15:15:36 EST
Sold For 14000

Sale No: 1209
Lot No: 1208
Symbol: S
Cat No: 278

image $5.00 Dark Green (278). Original gum, deep rich color, reperfed, Very Fine appearance, with 1975 P.F. certificate as sound (Image)

$ 2,000.00

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Sold...US$ 550.00


Closed..Oct-22-2019, 15:17:29 EST
Sold For 550
Sale No: 1209
Lot No: 1209
Symbol:
Cat No: 278

image $5.00 Dark Green (278). Deep rich color and detailed impression on bright white paper, essentially perfect centering, unobtrusive registry oval cancel

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB USED EXAMPLE OF THE 1895 $5.00 WATERMARKED BUREAU ISSUE.

The $5.00 was usually heavily cancelled or used on heavy parcels which were not treated kindly. The example offered here, with gorgeous centering, rich color, bright paper and an attractive cancel, is a true rarity.

With 2015 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $3,750.00). Only five have graded higher. (Image)

$ 600.00

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Closed..Oct-22-2019, 15:17:57 EST
Sold For 0

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