Sale 953 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday-Friday, 25-28 March, 2008

Category — 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
698
nh
Sale 953, Lot 698, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)3c Columbian (232). Mint N.H., deep rich color and proof-like impression, beautifully centered with extra wide margins that show off the brightness of the paper to great effect

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 3-CENT COLUMBIAN ISSUE. A STAMP WITH STUNNING VISUAL APPEAL, WHICH HAS BEEN GRADED SUPERB 98 BY P.S.E.

With 2007 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $6,300.00). Only three have graded higher to date (all 98J) and only 13 others share this grade. We have only offered one other in this grade, in the Scarsdale collection.

150
7,500