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Sale 660 — 1986 Rarities of the World

Sale Date — Saturday, 5 April, 1986

Category — Columbian Issue

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
157
Pbl
Sale Number 660, Lot Number 157, Columbian Issue1c-$5.00 Columbian Plate Proofs on India (230P3-245P3), 1c-$5.00 Columbian Plate Proofs on India (230P3-245P3)1c-$5.00 Columbian Plate Proofs on India (230P3-245P3). Blocks, mounted on original card, Fresh Colors, Choice Margins, Extremely Fine Set

19,775
5,250
158
og
3c Columbian (232). Complete Sheet of 50, Fresh, Vast Majority Mint (outside vertical row with traces of light offset on back), small separations not affecting Imprint, "L" & Plate No. 56 Block of Eight, Fine-Very Fine

2,940
1,250
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159
og
4c Blue, Columbian Error of Color (233a). Mint Right Imprint Single, Beautifully Centered, Extremely Fine, A Pristine Example of this Popular Rarity, with P.F. Certificate Showing Block of which this was the top right stamp

6,500
14,000
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160
og
15c Columbian (238). Complete Sheet of 100, some separations & hinge reinforcement, Nearly All Mint, one straight edge stamp faulty corner, mixed centering, Very Good-Fine, Rare Sheet

32,800
8,000
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161
c
Sale Number 660, Lot Number 161, Columbian Issue15c Columbian (238), 15c Columbian (238)15c Columbian (238). On Neat Hotel Corner Card Cover tied by "World's Fair Station Sep 15 1893" cancel, Very Fine, Choice

900
1,650
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162
og
Sale Number 660, Lot Number 162, Columbian Issue$1.00 Columbian (241), $1.00 Columbian (241)$1.00 Columbian (241). Vivid Color, Fresh & Very Fine, with P.F. Certificate

1,000
950
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163
og
Sale Number 660, Lot Number 163, Columbian Issue$1.00 Columbian (241), $1.00 Columbian (241)$1.00 Columbian (241). Nice Margins, Very Fine, with P.F. Certificate

1,000
700
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164
c
Sale Number 660, Lot Number 164, Columbian Issue$1.00 Columbian (241), $1.00 Columbian (241)$1.00 Columbian (241). Well-centered, tied by Bold New York Double Oval on Reg. 1c Columbian Entire (U348) to Germany, Purple "Registered Jun 14 1893... ", Reg. Label, etc., Extremely Fine

1,900
1,100
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165
c
Sale Number 660, Lot Number 165, Columbian Issue$1.00-$5.00 Columbians (241-245), $1.00-$5.00 Columbians (241-245)$1.00-$5.00 Columbians (241-245). Single of each on separate cover, $1.00 tied by "US German Sea P.O. Feb 15 93" Grid Duplex, Handsome Illustrated Ship Corner Card at Left, $2.00-$4.00 Registered Usages, the $5.00 (on a Swiss Bank Printed Address Cover) appears to have been previously used, bears aN. Y. registry label but no other registry markings, etc. & as such we offer the $5.00 cover in this lot on an "as is" basis, the other Covers are Fine-Very Fine, The $1.00 and $4.00 Particularly Attractive (catalog value does not include the $5.00 which catalogs $1,650.00 off-cover and $4,500.00 on cover)

10,000
8,000
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166
og
Sale Number 660, Lot Number 166, Columbian Issue$2.00 Columbian (242), $2.00 Columbian (242)$2.00 Columbian (242). Extremely Fine, with P.F. Certificate

1,100
1,150
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167
ogbl
Sale Number 660, Lot Number 167, Columbian Issue$2.00 Columbian (242), $2.00 Columbian (242)$2.00 Columbian (242). Right Imprint Block, hinge remnants, left pair Fine, Right Pair Extremely Fine

4,750
3,250
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168
og
Sale Number 660, Lot Number 168, Columbian Issue$3.00 Columbian (243), $3.00 Columbian (243)$3.00 Columbian (243). Fresh, Extremely Fine, with P.F. Certificate

2,300
1,850
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169
ogbl
Sale Number 660, Lot Number 169, Columbian Issue$3.00 Columbian (243), $3.00 Columbian (243)$3.00 Columbian (243). Block, Fresh, Couple trivial thin specks, Fine Appearance

10,500
3,500
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170
ogbl
Sale Number 660, Lot Number 170, Columbian Issue$4.00 Columbian (244), $4.00 Columbian (244)$4.00 Columbian (244). Block, Brilliant Color, couple trivial hinge remnants, Well-centered, Extremely Fine

14,500
9,000
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171
ogbl
Sale Number 660, Lot Number 171, Columbian Issue$4.00 Columbian (244), $4.00 Columbian (244)$4.00 Columbian (244). Block, Deep Rich Color, top perfs. of top pair barely touch, still a Fine Rare Block, with P.F. Certificate

14,500
6,500
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172
og
Sale Number 660, Lot Number 172, Columbian Issue$5.00 Columbian (245), $5.00 Columbian (245)$5.00 Columbian (245). "Jumbo" Margins, Extremely Fine, with P.F. Certificate

3,500
2,900
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173
og
Sale Number 660, Lot Number 173, Columbian Issue$5.00 Columbian (245), $5.00 Columbian (245)$5.00 Columbian (245). Unusually Large Margins, Very Fine, with P.F. Certificate

3,500
2,200
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174
og
Sale Number 660, Lot Number 174, Columbian Issue$5.00 Columbian (245), $5.00 Columbian (245)$5.00 Columbian (245). Beautifully Centered, "sweated o.g.", with re-attached Imprint & Plate No. Margin at bottom, with P.F. Certificate which states "slight staining at left," the "staining" in our opinion is non-existent, Extremely Fine, P.F. Certificate notwithstanding

3,500
2,500
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175
ogbl
Sale Number 660, Lot Number 175, Columbian Issue$5.00 Columbian (245), $5.00 Columbian (245)$5.00 Columbian (245). Block, Wonderfully Well-centered, regummed & slightly toned, otherwise Extremely Fine Appearance, with P.F. Certificate

15,500
6,250
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176
 
Sale Number 660, Lot Number 176, Columbian Issue$5.00 Columbian (245), $5.00 Columbian (245)$5.00 Columbian (245). Lightly cancelled, Very Fine, with P.F. Certificate

1,650
1,100
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