Lot 2311894, 5¢ Chocolate, o.g., never hinged, choice centering amid uncommonly large margins, rich vibrant color, Extremely Fine to Superb, an exceptional never hinged gem; with 1988, 2001 and 2006 P.F. certificates, the latter Graded (XF-S 95, SSV $2,850).
Scott No. 255 $325.
Lot 2321894, $1 Black, Type I, o.g., lightly hinged, perfectly centered within huge jumbo margins, deep rich color, Superb, a stunning gem; with 2014 P.S.E. Graded certificate (Superb 98 Jumbo, $8,900), to date there is only one example Graded higher (a never hinged example Graded 100).
Scott No. 261 $1,000.
Lot 2331894, $1 Black, Type II, o.g., lightly hinged, deep color, virtually perfect centering, Extremely Fine, a gem example of this difficult value; with 2016 P.F. Graded certificate (XF 90, SSV $4,250).
Scott No. 261A $2,100.
Lot 2341894, $2 Bright Blue, o.g., lightly hinged once, large margins with bright color, well centered, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, a gorgeous example of this rare stamp; with 2016 P.F. Graded certificate (VF-XF 85, SSV $3,600).
Scott No. 262 $2,750.
Lot 2351894, $5 Dark Green, o.g., hinge remnant, well centered amid remarkably large margins all around, stunning rich color on bright paper, an Extremely Fine to Superb jumbo, this is the only example to receive this exceptional jumbo grade with five non-jumbo examples grading higher; with 2015 P.F. and 2015 P.S.E. certificates, the latter Graded (XF-Sup 95J, SMQ $13,000 for 95 and $21,000 for 98).
Scott No. 263 $4,500.
THE FINEST MINT JUMBO-MARGIN EXAMPLE OF THE 1894 $5 MARSHALL ISSUE IN EXISTENCE.
Lot 2361895, $5 Dark Green, top margin single with plate number "85", o.g., lightly hinged, deep rich color, choice centering, bright and fresh, Extremely Fine; with 2002 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 278 $2,000.
AN ATTRACTIVE MINT PLATE NUMBER SINGLE OF THE 1895 $5 BUREAU ISSUE.
Lot 2371895, $5 Dark Green, o.g., nicely centered, detailed impression on brilliant white paper, fresh and Very Fine; with 2014 P.F. Graded certificate (VF 80).
Scott No. 278 $2,000.
Lot 2381895, $5 Dark Green, top margin plate number "85" strip of 3 with imprint, redistributed o.g., wide margins, rich deep color, Very Fine; with 2011 P.S.A.G. certificate.
Scott No. 278 $8,750.
A RARE PLATE NUMBER STRIP OF THE 1895, $5 MARSHALL ISSUE.
Lot 2391895, $5 Dark Green, Imperforate, left margin pair with part arrow, o.g., large even margins and full sheet selvage, rich color on bright fresh paper, Extremely Fine, with only 100 issued.
Scott No. 278a $3,250.
A CHOICE POSITION PAIR 1895 $5 IMPERFORATE ISSUE.