Sale 645 — 1985 Rarities of the World

Sale Date — Saturday, 20 April, 1985

Category — Columbian Issue

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
191
P
Sale Number 645, Lot Number 191, Columbian Issue1c-$5.00 Columbian Large Die Proofs Printed Directly On Card (230P1 var-245P1 var), 1c-$5.00 Columbian Large Die Proofs Printed Directly On Card (230P1 var-245P1 var)1c-$5.00 Columbian Large Die Proofs Printed Directly On Card (230P1 var-245P1 var). Approximately 81/2 X 51/2", 1c, 8c and $4.00 light card soiling, negligible on last two, Very Fine Set

8,650
4,250
192
P
Sale Number 645, Lot Number 192, Columbian Issue1c-$5.00 Columbians, Small Die Proofs (230P2-245P2), 1c-$5.00 Columbians, Small Die Proofs (230P2-245P2)1c-$5.00 Columbians, Small Die Proofs (230P2-245P2). Complete Set on Small Gray Cards from a Roosevelt Album, Extremely Fine

9,300
4,500
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193
ogbl
1c-8c Columbians (230-236). Imprint and Plate Number Blocks of Eight or Ten, mint except 1c and 2c hinge reinforcement in selvedge on one stamp, few have some close perfs., otherwise Fine-Very Fine

11,225
4,000
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194
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Sale Number 645, Lot Number 194, Columbian Issue2c Columbian, Imperforate (231b), 2c Columbian, Imperforate (231b)2c Columbian, Imperforate (231b). Vertical Strip of Three, Fresh, original gum, defects as always (mostly bottom stamp), Fine-Very Fine Appearance, The Finer of the two Known Strips of Three

1,800
1,900
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195
og
8c Columbian (236). Complete Sheet of 50, including Bottom Imprint, "II" and Plate Number 130 Block of Eight, Virtually All Mint, minor reinforcement in side selvedge, mixed centering, Most Fine-Very Fine

3,430
1,550
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196
ogbl
Sale Number 645, Lot Number 196, Columbian Issue15c Columbian (238), 15c Columbian (238)15c Columbian (238). Mint Top Imprint and Plate Number 5 Block of Eight, two at left touch, others Fine

8,250
3,750
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197
ogbl
Sale Number 645, Lot Number 197, Columbian Issue15c Columbian (238), 15c Columbian (238)15c Columbian (238). Bottom Imprint and Plate Number 58 Block of Eight, hinge remnants, selvedge bit reduced, perfs. Close at left, Fine

8,250
2,200
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198
c
Sale Number 645, Lot Number 198, Columbian Issue50c Columbian (240), 50c Columbian (240)50c Columbian (240). Well-centered, on Neat Hotel Corner Card Cover tied by "World's Fair Station Sep 15 1893" pmk, Fresh and Extremely Fine

1,750
3,250
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199
ogbl
Sale Number 645, Lot Number 199, Columbian Issue$1.00 Columbian (241), $1.00 Columbian (241)$1.00 Columbian (241). Block, Fresh, Rich Color, Well-centered, lightly hinged, Very Fine, with P.F. Certificate

4,800
3,250
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200
c
Sale Number 645, Lot Number 200, Columbian Issue$1.00 Columbian (241), $1.00 Columbian (241)$1.00 Columbian (241). Tied on cover by "New York Jan. 3 94" Grid Duplex, cover professionally "freshened," Very Fine Appearance

1,900
800
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201
ogbl
Sale Number 645, Lot Number 201, Columbian Issue$2.00 Columbian (242), $2.00 Columbian (242)$2.00 Columbian (242). Block, Brilliant Original Gum, minor hinge remnants, Wonderful Deep Rich Color, Very Fine, A Very Handsome Dollar Value Columbian Block

5,250
4,500
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202
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Sale Number 645, Lot Number 202, Columbian Issue$3.00 Columbian (243), $3.00 Columbian (243)$3.00 Columbian (243). Rich Color, Well-centered, lightly hinged, Extremely Fine, with P.F. Certificate

2,500
2,500
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203
og
Sale Number 645, Lot Number 203, Columbian Issue$3.00 Columbian (243), $3.00 Columbian (243)$3.00 Columbian (243). Bottom Imprint, "BB" and Plate Number 106 Strip of Four, Fresh, Bright Color, hinge remnants, end stamps thin spots, Fine-Very Fine Appearance

14,500
6,750
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204
ogbl
Sale Number 645, Lot Number 204, Columbian Issue$3.00 Columbian (243), $3.00 Columbian (243)$3.00 Columbian (243). Block, Fresh, hinge remnants, three with tiny thins, otherwise Fine, Rare

11,500
3,750
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205
bl
Sale Number 645, Lot Number 205, Columbian Issue$3.00 Columbian (243), $3.00 Columbian (243)$3.00 Columbian (243). Block, Well-centered, Choice Dark Shade, neat Three Ring Target cancel, top left stamp trivial corner perf. crease and toning speck, otherwise Very Fine, Beautiful Block

5,000
4,000
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206
c
Sale Number 645, Lot Number 206, Columbian Issue$3.00 Columbian (243), $3.00 Columbian (243)$3.00 Columbian (243). Well-centered, tied by Lynn, Mass. pmk. on Registered 30c Brown on Oriental Buff Entire (U338) to Colorado, stamp has minor corner crease, cover tiny mend at bottom, Extremely Fine Appearance, with P.F. Certificate

2,500
1,300
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207
Pbl
Sale Number 645, Lot Number 207, Columbian Issue$4.00 Columbian, Plate Proof on Card (244P4), $4.00 Columbian, Plate Proof on Card (244P4)$4.00 Columbian, Plate Proof on Card (244P4). Top Imprint, "CC" and Plate Number 107 Block of Eight, Large Margins, Wonderfully Fresh, negligible extraneous printing ink specks, Extremely Fine

6,250
3,500
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208
og
Sale Number 645, Lot Number 208, Columbian Issue$4.00 Columbian (244), $4.00 Columbian (244)$4.00 Columbian (244). Choice Color and Margins, lightly hinged, Extremely Fine, with P.F. Certificate

3,500
2,700
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209
og
Sale Number 645, Lot Number 209, Columbian Issue$4.00 Columbian (244), $4.00 Columbian (244)$4.00 Columbian (244). Bottom "CC" Margin Single, Fresh and Bright, very light hinge mark, Large Margins, Very Fine, Beautiful Stamp, with P.F. Certificate

3,500
3,000
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210
ogbl
Sale Number 645, Lot Number 210, Columbian Issue$4.00 Columbian (244), $4.00 Columbian (244)$4.00 Columbian (244). Block, Three Mint (other barest trace of hinging), Fresh Bright Color, one with tiny translucent speck, Fine, Exceptionally Handsome

15,500
6,500
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211
bl
Sale Number 645, Lot Number 211, Columbian Issue$4.00 Columbian (244), $4.00 Columbian (244)$4.00 Columbian (244). Block, Deep Rich Color, light Four Ring Target cancel in center of block, some negligible perf. strengthening, bottom left stamp tiny margin fault, otherwise Very Fine

6,500
4,750
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212
Pbl
Sale Number 645, Lot Number 212, Columbian Issue$5.00 Columbian, Plate Proof on Card (245P4), $5.00 Columbian, Plate Proof on Card (245P4)$5.00 Columbian, Plate Proof on Card (245P4). Top Imprint, "DD" and Plate Number 108 Block of Eight, Fresh, Large Margins, Extremely Fine

8,000
4,750
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213
og
Sale Number 645, Lot Number 213, Columbian Issue$5.00 Columbian (245), $5.00 Columbian (245)$5.00 Columbian (245). Exceptionally Well-centered, Extremely Fine, with P.F. Certificate

3,750
3,000
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214
og
Sale Number 645, Lot Number 214, Columbian Issue$5.00 Columbian (245), $5.00 Columbian (245)$5.00 Columbian (245). Well-centered single with Part Bottom Imprint, gum trifle glazed from mount (not mentioned on accompanying P.F. Certificate), Very Fine

3,750
2,600
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215
og
Sale Number 645, Lot Number 215, Columbian Issue$5.00 Columbian (245), $5.00 Columbian (245)$5.00 Columbian (245). Wonderfully Fresh, Large Margins, without gum, Fine & Choice, with P.F. Certificate which notes "regummed" (the regumming has been subsequently removed)

3,750
900
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216
og
Sale Number 645, Lot Number 216, Columbian Issue$5.00 Columbian (245), $5.00 Columbian (245)$5.00 Columbian (245). Mint Vertical Pair with Left Imprint Margin, Fine-Very Fine

7,500
5,500
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217
ogbl
Sale Number 645, Lot Number 217, Columbian Issue$5.00 Columbian (245), $5.00 Columbian (245)$5.00 Columbian (245). Bottom Imprint, "DD" and Plate Number 108 Block of Eight, traces of original gum, some slight telescoping of horizontal perfs., minor strengthened separations, top right stamp couple blunted perfs. and some very minor gum soaks, (this is certainly one of the most attractive of the few $5.00 Columbian Plate Number Blocks of Eight in Existence), A Legendary Rarity, The "Piece de Resistance" of any Plate Number Block Collection

165,000
90,000
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218
 
Sale Number 645, Lot Number 218, Columbian Issue$5.00 Columbian (245), $5.00 Columbian (245)$5.00 Columbian (245). Tied by Extra Bold New York "J" Double Oval on Small 1894 Reg. Cover to N.H., Very Fine, Rare and Attractive, with P.F. Certificate

4,000
2,900
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