Sale 468 — 1975 Rarities of the World

Sale Date — Tuesday, 25 March, 1975

Category — Columbian Issue

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
127
P
Sale 468, Lot 127, Columbian Issue1c-$5.00 Columbian, Large Die Proofs (230P-245P). Complete Set, Printed directly on large (81/2 x 51/2") cards. The 1c has an insignificant pre-printing wrinkle, mentioned only for sake of accuracy. Very Fine & Fresh throughout

2,250
2,000
128
og
1c-10c Columbians (230-237). Complete Sheets of 100, Fresh, o. g., sensibly reinforced around edges with tiny bits of hinge, Ninety Percent are Mint, 1c-6c Virtually All Fine-Very Fine with A Number of Choice Singles, 8c and 10c mixed centering, Many Fine-Very Fine, An Exceptionally Rare Group of Sheets

23,333
22,000
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129
og
1c, 3c-15c Columbians (230, 232-238). Complete Panes of 50 each except 3c is block of 45 with complete Plate No. and Imprint Block, Fresh panes, o. g:, centering varying from Very Good to Very Fine, Handsome Lot

14,855
9,500
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130
og
Sale 468, Lot 130, Columbian Issue4c Blue, Columbian Error of Color (233a). Fresh, o. g., Fine Example of this Ever-Popular Rarity, with P. F. Certificate

4,750
3,250
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131
og
15c Columbian (238). Complete Sheet of 100, Fresh, o. g., some minor hinge reinforcing, almost entirely around edges, mixed centering, perfs. touch on some, Mostly Fine-Very Fine, Very Rare Sheet

8,130
7,500
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132
ogbl
Sale 468, Lot 132, Columbian Issue$1.00 Columbian (241). Bottom Imprint, "W" & Plate No. 93 Block of Eight, Brilliant o. g., sensibly reinforced with tiny bits of hinge, trivial thin speck in one stamp, two small thins in selvedge, otherwise Very Fine, A Rare & Handsome Showpiece

7,250
13,500
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133
og
$1.00 Columbian (241). Complete Sheet of 50, Brilliant o. g., Marvelous Rich Fiery Color, sensibly hinge reinforced around edges with tiny bits of hinge, one natural paper inclusion on surface, another with faint insignificant thin speck, neither of these in the Plate No. Block of Eight, mixed centering, mostly Fine-Very Fine, including approximately Twelve Extremely Fine Stamps, the Imprint & Plate No. Block is Fine-Very Fine, A Wonderful & Outstanding Exhibition Piece (Photo Back Cover)

23,950
28,000
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134
ogbl
Sale 468, Lot 134, Columbian Issue$5.00 Columbian (245). Bottom Right Corner Margin Block with "DD" Imprint, Fresh, o. g., perfs. tiny bit in on bottom pair, top pair Fine, with P. F. Certificate which states ... "genuine with some perforations rejoined with cement" (which is actually negligible strengthening, not visible on face) Rare Block

6,500
2,500
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