Lot 21411894, 1¢ blue, o.g., never hinged, exceptional centering, rich vibrant color on bright fresh paper, Extremely Fine to Superb, a lovely never hinged gem; with 2017 P.S.E. Graded certificate (XF-Sup 95, SMQ $2,100).
Scott No. 247 $190.
Lot 21421894, 2¢ carmine lake, type I, o.g., never hinged, choice centering within oversized margins, strong bold color, an Extremely Fine jumbo; with 1998 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 249 $450.
Lot 21431894, 3¢ purple, o.g., never hinged, choice centering within large oversized margins, strong bright color, an Extremely Fine jumbo, rarely encountered so large; with 2017 P.S.E. Graded certificate (XF 90J, SMQ $1,700).
Scott No. 253 $325.
Lot 2144 P1894, 4¢ dark brown, large die proof, die on India die sunk on 153x201mm card showing full die sinkage; light upper right corner bend, otherwise Very Fine.
Scott No. 254P1 $600.
Lot 21451894, 6¢ dull brown, imperf horizontally, bottom margin plate no. "28" block of 6 with imprint, o.g., fairly light hinging, rich vibrant color, some expertly reinforced perfs and top right stamp with small thin and light crease along top edge, Fine appearance; with 2013 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott No. 256a $30,000.
THE UNIQUE BOTTOM MARGIN PLATE BLOCK OF THE 1894 6¢ BUREAU IMPERFORATE HORIZONTALLY - A GREAT BUREAU ISSUE RARITY.
Only two plate blocks are known of this error. The other is plate block of 9 (ex-Col. Green) from the top of plate 28.
Lot 21461894, $1 black, types I & II, left stamp type I and right stamp type II, horizontal pair, o.g., never hinged, deep rich color, Fine, a rare se-tenant pair in never hinged condition, catalog value without premium for se-tenant; with 2010 P.F. certificate for block.
Scott No. 261-261A $9,650 for singles.
Lot 21471894, $1 black, type I, o.g., barest trace of hinge, exceptional centering amid wide margins, rich color and crisp detailed impression on bright paper, Extremely Fine to Superb; with 2017 P.S.E. Graded certificate (XF-Sup 95, SMQ $3,350).
Scott No. 261 $1,000.
A CHOICE GEM MINT EXAMPLE OF THE 1894 $1 TYPE I SMALL BUREAU ISSUE.
Lot 2148 P1894, $2 dark blue, large die proof, die on India sunk on 147x198mm card, fresh and Very Fine.
Scott No. 262P1 $500.
Lot 2149 o1894, $2 bright blue, oval cancel, perfectly centered with wide margins, rich bold color, Extremely Fine to Superb; with 1985 and 2014 P.F. certificates, the latter Graded (XF-S 95, SSV $9,000).
Scott No. 262 $1,250.
A RARE GEM USED EXAMPLE OF THE 1894 $2 BUREAU UNWATERMARKED ISSUE.
Lot 2150 o1894, $2 dark blue, light oval cancel, rich deep color, wide margins, F.-V.F.
Scott No. 262 $1,300.