Lot 4189 o1894, 2¢ carmine lake, type I, duplex cancel, precision centering amid wide margins, rich intense color, Extremely Fine to Superb, ex-Hinrichs; with 2003 P.S.E. certificate Graded (XF-Sup 95, SMQ $275).
Scott No. 249 $7.
Lot 4190 E1894, 2¢ light carmine, Ty. III, "Fat George" Large Die Essay on India, on 60 x 87mm card with full die sinkage, intense color, Very Fine and choice, ex-T.F. Morris, Whitpain.
Scott No. 252-E3 $3,000.
ONE OF ONLY THREE RECORDED EXAMPLES OF THIS DISCARDED DIE, WHICH SHOWS A HEAVIER GEORGE WASHINGTON.
Lot 4191 E1894, 2¢ dusky blue green, Ty. III, Large Die Essay on India, on 66 x 95mm card with full die sinkage, pencil "3" at bottom left, deep rich color, fresh and Very Fine, a rare essay, ex-T.F. Morris, Whitpain.
Scott No. 252-E2 $2,000.
Lot 41921894, 5¢ chocolate, o.g., never hinged, perfectly centered amid large beautifully balanced margins, fresh with rich bright color, Superb; with 2020 P.F. certificate Graded (S 98, SSV $9,000).
Scott No. 255 $325.
A GEM NEVER HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 1894 5¢ GRANT ISSUE - WITH ONLY A FEW EQUALS.
Lot 41931894, 8¢ violet brown, o.g., never hinged, exceptionally centered with evenly balanced margins around, rich color and pristine Post Office freshness, Extremely Fine to Superb; with 2019 P.S.A.G. certificate Graded (95, SSV $3,500).
Scott No. 257 $475.
A MARVELOUS NEVER HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 1894 8¢ BUREAU ISSUE.
Lot 4194 o1895, 4¢ dark brown, light unobtrusive cancel, rich radiant color, exceptional centering amid uncommonly large and beautifully balanced margins, an Extremely Fine to Superb jumbo, one of two examples to grade as such with only three grading higher, ex-Hinrichs; with 2002 P.S.E. certificate Graded (XF-Sup 95J, SMQ $400).
Scott No. 269 $4.
Lot 4195 P1895, $2 bright blue, imperf proof on stamp paper, horizontal pair, o.g., lightly hinged, four large margins, deep intense color, Extremely Fine and choice, only 100 issued; with 1997 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 277P5 $3,250.