Lot 2801894, 1¢ ultramarine, o.g., never hinged, precision centering amid huge margins, bright beautiful pastel color, an Extremely Fine to Superb jumbo, a remarkable large margin gem; with 2000 P.F. & 2005 P.S.E. certificates, the latter Graded (XF-Sup 95J, SMQ $1,500).
Scott No. 246 $90.
Lot 2811894, 8¢ violet brown, right margin single, o.g., barest trace of hinge, beautifully centered amid uncommonly large and well balanced margins, bold vivid color, fresh, Extremely Fine and choice, a lovely jumbo; with 2006 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott No. 257 $160.
Lot 282 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.
Lot 2831895, $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.