Sale 596 — 1982 Rarities of the World

Sale Date — Saturday, 24 April, 1982

Category — Columbian Issue

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
287
P
Sale 596, Lot 287, Columbian Issue1c-$5.00 Columbian, Large Die Proofs Printed Directly on Card (230P1-245P1). Complete Set, 57/8"x4", small overall age toning specks, otherwise Very Fine, Rare

10,000
4,250
288
Pbl
Sale 596, Lot 288, Columbian Issue1c-$5.00 Columbian Plate Proofs on India (230P3-245P3). Blocks, some with usual India Paper faults, otherwise Very Fine Set, Handsome Appearance

20,900
10,000
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289
og
Sale 596, Lot 289, Columbian Issue1c-$5.00 Columbians (230-245). Complete Unused Set, Exceptionally Fresh, Full o.g., Several Values Lightly Hinged, Unusually Well centered Throughout, Fresh Bright Colors, Very Fine-Extremely Fine, An Exceptionally Choice & Handsome Set, Overall Quality would be Extremely Difficult to Duplicate, 30c-$3.00 with P.F. Certificates

16,957
13,500
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290
og
Sale 596, Lot 290, Columbian Issue4c Blue, Columbian Error of Color (233a). Fresh, Gorgeous Intense Deep Shade, Better Than Usual Centering, minor hinge remnant, Very Fine

6,500
7,500
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290A
og
Sale 596, Lot 290A, Columbian Issue4c Blue, Columbian Error of Color (233a). Mint Horizontal Pair, Vivid Color, perfs. close, Fine, Rare

13,000
10,000
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291
og
Sale 596, Lot 291, Columbian Issue6c Columbian (235). Cpt. Sheet of 100 including, Double Bottom "Z", Impt. & Plate No. 104 Blocks of Eight, Nearly All Mint, some separations & reinforcements, light overall toning, three trivial thins (one in one plate number block), otherwise Fine-Very Fine, Rare Sheet

14,400
3,500
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292
c
Sale 596, Lot 292, Columbian Issue$1.00, $2.00 Columbians (241, 242). Perfs. trifle in at left on $1.00, $2.00 Fine, tied by New York Dec. 4, 1893 Grid Duplex pmks. on Fresh Locally Used Cover, Extremely Rare Columbian Issue Showpiece, ex-DuPuy

E. 2,000-5,000
1,700
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293
og
Sale 596, Lot 293, Columbian Issue$2.00 Columbian (242). Mint, Exceptionally Fresh, Very Fine, Choice, with P.F. Certificate

1,650
2,500
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294
og
Sale 596, Lot 294, Columbian Issue$3.00 Columbian (243). Bottom Imprint & Plate No. 106 Strip of Three, Fresh, hinge remnants (minor reinforcement), selvedge reduced (well clear of imprint & plate number), Fine-Very Fine, A Very Handsome Showpiece

14,000
7,000
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295
ogbl
Sale 596, Lot 295, Columbian Issue$3.00 Columbian (243). Block, Fresh, hinge remnants, three with tiny thins, otherwise Fine, Rare

14,500
4,750
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296
og
Sale 596, Lot 296, Columbian Issue$4.00 Columbian (244). Fresh, hinge remnants, Very Fine

4,250
3,250
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297
og
Sale 596, Lot 297, Columbian Issue$4.00 Columbian (244). Bottom Imprint, "CC" & Plate No. 107 Strip of Four, Fresh, Rich Color, Well-centered, Stamps Mint (left stamp has trivial spot on gum in bottom right corner), Extremely Fine Imprint & Plate No. Strip, Undoubtedly the Finest Known, A Magnificent Showpiece

23,500
37,500
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298
ogbl
Sale 596, Lot 298, Columbian Issue$4.00 Columbian (244). Block, Three Mint (other barest trace of hinging), Beautiful Fresh Bright Color, one with tiny translucent speck, Fine, Exceptionally Handsome

18,500
11,500
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299
 
Sale 596, Lot 299, Columbian Issue$4.00 Columbian (244a). Wide "Jumbo" Margins, neat oval Registry pmk., Extremely Fine "Gem", with P.F. Certificate

1,400
2,300
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300
c
Sale 596, Lot 300, Columbian Issue$5.00 Columbian (245). Well-centered, tied by "Worlds Fair Station Sep 15 1893" Exposition pmk. on Cover with "Hotel Bismarck" Corner Card, Very Fine, An Exceptionally Rare & Very Desirable Cover, One of the Premier Commemorative Covers in U.S. Philately

12,000
14,500
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