Sale 489 — 1976 Rarities of the World

Sale Date — Wednesday, 31 March, 1976

Category — Columbian Issue

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
133
S
Sale 489, Lot 133, Columbian Issue1c-$3.00 Columbian, Gothic "Specimen" Overprint Ty. F (230S, 232S-235S, 237S, 243S). Complete "Set" as Listed, Large Part o. g., all but 3c & 6c have faults (thin spots, soiling), over-all Fine Appearance, Extremely Rare

2,350
2,300
134
ogbl
1c, 2c Columbians (230, 231). Top Imprint, Letters & Plate No. Blocks of Eight, Brilliant Mint, Fine-Very Fine, Choice Lot

925
950
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135
og
1c Columbian (230). Two Complete Panes of Fifty, Distinct Shades, Plate Nos. 47 & 48, Fresh, Full o. g., Nearly All Fine-Very Fine, Includes a Number of Choice Large-Margined Singles

1,660
1,250
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136
og
1c-5c Columbians (230-234). Complete Sheets of 100, tiny hinge reinforcements sensibly placed all around edges of sheets, Nearly All Stamps Mint, mixed centering, mostly Fine-Very Fine or Better including the Eight 2c-5c Plate No. Blocks of Eight, A Beautiful Group

13,702
16,000
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137
ogbl
Sale 489, Lot 137, Columbian Issue4c Columbian (233). Mint L. B. Comer Block of Ten, "D" Imprint & Plate No.16, Wonderful centering throughout & Remarkably Fresh. Accuracy compels mention of pin-head inclusion in one & a minute spot in margin of another, still a Wonderfully Fine Block

897
1,750
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138
og
Sale 489, Lot 138, Columbian Issue4c Blue, Columbian Error of Color (233a). Fresh, o.g., Fine, with P.F. Certificate

4,750
4,000
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139
og
Sale 489, Lot 139, Columbian Issue4c Blue, Columbian Error of Color (233a). Brilliant Mint, Fine Example of this Standard Commemorative Rarity

4,750
4,000
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140
 
Sale 489, Lot 140, Columbian Issue4c Blue, Columbian Error of Color (233a). Neat cancel, centered to bottom, Attractive Example of this Rare Error with P. F. Certificate

1,800
1,450
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141
ogbl
Sale 489, Lot 141, Columbian Issue30c Columbian (239). Left Margin Block, Brilliant o. g., Beautiful Margins & Centering, one stamp tiny natural translucency speck, Extremely Fine, A Wonderful Block

400
1,300
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142
ogbl
Sale 489, Lot 142, Columbian Issue$1.00 Columbian (241). Block, Part o. g., Bright Color, Excellent Centering, two tiny hinge reinforcements, Extremely Fine Block

1,900
2,600
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143
ogbl
Sale 489, Lot 143, Columbian Issue$2.00 Columbian (242). Block, Fresh, o. g., Vivid Color, small corner thin on one, few perfs. touch, Rare Block

2,100
1,000
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144
ogbl
Sale 489, Lot 144, Columbian Issue$3.00 Columbian (243). Left Imprint Block, Fresh Color, tiny part o. g., top pair light horiz. crease, top left stamp small thin spot, centered to bottom, Rare & Attractive Block, with P. F. Certificate

4,150
2,200
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145
og
Sale 489, Lot 145, Columbian Issue$4.00 Columbian (244). Bottom Imprint, "CC" & Plate No. 107 Strip of Four, Brilliant Color, Virtually Full o. g., Magnificent Centering, each end stamp has thin spot, minor corner crease in left selvedge, Extremely Fine Appearance, A Beautiful Rarity, Among the Best Centered $4.00 Strips in Existence

7,500
7,500
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146
ogbl
Sale 489, Lot 146, Columbian Issue$4.00 Columbian (244). Block, Fresh, o. g., Lovely Color, top pair faint crease, bottom pair small thin spots, Fine-Very Fine, with P. F. Certificate

6,500
3,250
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147
og
Sale 489, Lot 147, Columbian Issue$5.00 Columbian (245). Bottom Imprint, "DD" & Plate No. 108 Strip of Four, Intense Color, Virtually Full o. g., sensibly reinforced with tiny bits of hinge, left stamp has tiny insignificant thin spot, otherwise Fine-Very Fine, Very Rare

8,000
8,000
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