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Sale 560 — 1980 Rarities of the World

Sale Date — Saturday, 5 April, 1980

Category — Columbian Issue

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
182
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Sale Number 560, Lot Number 182, Columbian Issue1c Columbian (230), 1c Columbian (230)1c Columbian (230). Complete Sheet of 50, 14 stamps hinge re-inforced, selvedge missing on four stamps at right. Most Fine-Very Fine

1,765
2,500
183
ogbl
Sale Number 560, Lot Number 183, Columbian Issue4c Columbian (233). Bottom Imprint, "O" & Plate No, 4c Columbian (233). Bottom Imprint, "O" & Plate No4c Columbian (233). Bottom Imprint, "O" & Plate No. 16 Block of Eight, Fresh, o.g., two stamps lightly hinged, others Mint, Fine-Very Fine, a lovely Plate Block

1,900
3,500
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184
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Sale Number 560, Lot Number 184, Columbian Issue4c Blue, Columbian Error of Color (233a), 4c Blue, Columbian Error of Color (233a)4c Blue, Columbian Error of Color (233a). Fresh, o.g., hinge remnants, centered to left, perfs. touch, Attractive Rarity

5,250
4,250
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185
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Sale Number 560, Lot Number 185, Columbian Issue8c Columbian, Double Impression (236 var), 8c Columbian, Double Impression (236 var)8c Columbian, Double Impression (236 var). Mint Bottom Imprint, "II" & Plate Number 130 Block of Fifteen (5x3), shows partial inverted second impression on face, Fresh, few trivial perf. separations in right selvedge, bottom perfs, clear to just in, Rare, with P.F. Certificate

E. 5,000-10,000
4,000
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186
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Sale Number 560, Lot Number 186, Columbian Issue10c Columbian (237). Bottom Imprint, "Y" & Plate No, 10c Columbian (237). Bottom Imprint, "Y" & Plate No10c Columbian (237). Bottom Imprint, "Y" & Plate No. 100 Block of Eight, Fresh, o.g., minor internal wrinkle, couple small hinge reinforcements, couple short perfs. on "Y" part of selvedge (not affecting the plate block of six), otherwise Fine-Very Fine

3,250
3,750
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187
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Sale Number 560, Lot Number 187, Columbian Issue15c Columbian (238). Bottom Imprint, "M" & Plate No, 15c Columbian (238). Bottom Imprint, "M" & Plate No15c Columbian (238). Bottom Imprint, "M" & Plate No. 58 Block of Eight, Fresh, o.g., some hinge reinforcement, some gum bends, few trifle heavy, selvedge crease, small tear in one stamp in top row, otherwise Fine-Very Fine, Rare & Attractive

5,000
4,000
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188
ogbl
Sale Number 560, Lot Number 188, Columbian Issue30c Columbian (239), 30c Columbian (239)30c Columbian (239). Block, light hinge remnant on top two, Bottom two Mint, Very Fine

1,100
2,600
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189
ogbl
Sale Number 560, Lot Number 189, Columbian Issue50c Columbian (240), 50c Columbian (240)50c Columbian (240). Block with part of Imprint, light hinge remnant on top two, Bottom two Mint, Extremely Fine

1,600
6,500
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190
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$1.00 Columbian (241). Block with Part Bottom Imprint & Plate No. 93, slightly disturbed o.g., natural translucency spot, trivial margin thinning, Very Fine Appearance

4,500
6,000
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191
c
Sale Number 560, Lot Number 191, Columbian Issue$1.00 Columbian (241), $1.00 Columbian (241)$1.00 Columbian (241). On Cover tied by "New York Jan 3 94" Grid Duplex, cover professionally "Freshened," Very Fine

1,100
1,350
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192
c
Sale Number 560, Lot Number 192, Columbian Issue$1.00 Columbian (241), $1.00 Columbian (241)$1.00 Columbian (241). Horizontal Pair on 1894 Cover tied by Neat Targets, Town pmk., Very Fine

1,500
2,200
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193
ogbl
Sale Number 560, Lot Number 193, Columbian Issue$2.00 Columbian (242), $2.00 Columbian (242)$2.00 Columbian (242). Block of 25, no gum, bit reinforced and with three singles added to preserve symmetry of Block, Brilliantly Fresh, four stamps have faults, others Fine-Very Fine, a Remarkable showpiece, The Largest Block in Existence

28,900
10,000
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194
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Sale Number 560, Lot Number 194, Columbian Issue$3.00 Columbian (243), $3.00 Columbian (243)$3.00 Columbian (243). Block, Fresh, o.g., trivial gum disturbances from hinge removal, Beautiful Pale Yellow Green Shade, Very Fine, A Lovely Block

8,000
17,000
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195
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Sale Number 560, Lot Number 195, Columbian Issue$4.00 Columbian (244), $4.00 Columbian (244)$4.00 Columbian (244). Bottom Right Corner Margin Block with "cc" Letters, hinged in selvedge, stamps Mint, Gorgeous Color, Beautiful Centering, few natural inclusions, Extremely Fine, A Phenomenal Block

12,500
57,500
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196
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Sale Number 560, Lot Number 196, Columbian Issue$5.00 Columbian (245), $5.00 Columbian (245)$5.00 Columbian (245). Beautiful Margins & Centering, Fresh, Full o.g., tiny hinge remnant, Extremely Fine, A Gorgeous Stamp, with P.F. Certificate

3,100
11,000
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197
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Sale Number 560, Lot Number 197, Columbian Issue$5.00 Columbian (245), $5.00 Columbian (245)$5.00 Columbian (245). Fresh, Well-centered, o.g., Very Fine, with P.F. Certificate

3,100
11,000
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198
ogbl
Sale Number 560, Lot Number 198, Columbian Issue$5.00 Columbian (245), $5.00 Columbian (245)$5.00 Columbian (245). Block with Bottom Right "DD" Margin, Fresh, o.g., some neat perf. strengthening, top perfs. trifle in on bottom pair, Top Pair Fine, Very Rare Block

13,500
11,500
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