Sale 967 — Important and Superb United States Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday-Friday, 16-19 December, 2008

Category — 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
4353
nh
Sale 967, Lot 4353, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)3c Columbian (232). Mint N.H., deep rich color and proof-like impression, beautifully centered with wide and balanced margins, bright paper

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 $5,650.00). Only three have graded higher to date (all 98J) and only 14 others share this grade. We have only offered two of these in our previous auctions.

160
5,000