Sale 1251 — The John B. Field Collection of Superb United States Stamps

Sale Date — Wednesday-Thursday, 2-3 March, 2022

Category — 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1149
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Sale 1251, Lot 1149, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)50c Slate Blue, Columbian (240). Mint N.H. with bottom part imprint selvage, deep rich color and proof-like impression, phenomenal centering with Jumbo margins

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. THIS IS WITHOUT QUESTION ONE OF THE FINEST MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLES OF THE 50-CENT COLUMBIAN ISSUE IN EXISTENCE. THIS REMARKABLE STAMP IS GRADED XF-SUPERB 95 JUMBO BY P.S.E. -- ONLY TWO GRADE HIGHER AND NO OTHERS SHARE THIS DESIRABLE GRADE.

With 1999 P.F. and 2005 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $15,000.00). Only two grade higher (at 98 and 100) and none share this desirable grade.

1,400
10,500