Lot 1172 o1894, $2 bright blue, double oval registry cancel, perfect centering with large oversized margins, bright strong color, Extremely Fine to Superb, this is one of four examples to grade as such by the P.F. with none higher; with 1985 and 2014 P.F. certificates, latter Graded (XF-S 95, SSV $9,000).
Scott No. 262 $1,250.
A REMARKABLE LARGE-MARGIN EXAMPLE OF THE 1894 $2 BUREAU UNWATERMARKED HIGH VALUE.
Lot 1173 o1895, 8¢ violet brown, watermarked USIR, showing large portion of "R" watermark, neat oval cancel, precision centering amid large evenly balanced margins, rich color, an Extremely Fine gem, rarely encountered in such choice condition.
Scott No. 272a $1,000.
AN EXCEPTIONAL USED EXAMPLE OF THE 1895 8¢ BUREAU ISSUE WITH "USIR" WATERMARK.