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Sale 692 — 1988 Rarities of the World

Sale Date — Saturday, 23 April, 1988

Category — Columbian Issue

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
283
P
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 283, Columbian Issue1c-$5.00 Columbians, Large Die Proofs (230P1-244P1), 1c-$5.00 Columbians, Large Die Proofs (230P1-244P1)1c-$5.00 Columbians, Large Die Proofs (230P1-244P1). Die Sunk on 9 x 6" Cards, "American Bank Note Co., N.Y." and Numeral Imprints at B., Fresh, 6c and 15c some card soiling (well clear of sinkage area), Very Fine, Glorious Set of Great Rarity

13,800
5,500
284
P
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 284, Columbian Issue1c-$5.00 Columbian, Small Die Proofs (230P2-245P2), 1c-$5.00 Columbian, Small Die Proofs (230P2-245P2)1c-$5.00 Columbian, Small Die Proofs (230P2-245P2). Fresh, color affected on 30c, $1.00 and $3.00, otherwise Very Fine Set

7,250
1,900
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285
Pbl
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 285, Columbian Issue1c-$5.00 Columbians, Plate Proofs on India (230P3-245P3), 1c-$5.00 Columbians, Plate Proofs on India (230P3-245P3)1c-$5.00 Columbians, Plate Proofs on India (230P3-245P3). Complete Set, All in Imprint, Letter and Plate No. Blocks of Eight except 8c and 50c which are normal blocks of four, 1c and 2c card mounted, some wrinkling and minor thins as usual, $1.00 selvedge nick, two each of 4c and $2.00 have faults, otherwise Fine-Very Fine, Rare Lot

47,350
13,000
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286
Pbl
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 286, Columbian Issue1c-$5.00 Columbians, Plate Proofs on India (230P3-235P3, 237P3-245P3), 1c-$5.00 Columbians, Plate Proofs on India (230P3-235P3, 237P3-245P3)1c-$5.00 Columbians, Plate Proofs on India (230P3-235P3, 237P3-245P3). Complete Set less 8c Value, All are in Imprint and Plate No. Blocks of Eight except 2c, $2.00 and $4.00 which are Imprint and Plate No. Blocks of Six (catalogued as blocks and singles), 2c card mounted, some thins and translucencies, etc., most Fine-Very Fine, Rare Lot

40,950
10,500
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287
P
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 287, Columbian Issue1c-$5.00 Columbians, Plate Proofs on Card (230P4-245P4), 1c-$5.00 Columbians, Plate Proofs on Card (230P4-245P4)1c-$5.00 Columbians, Plate Proofs on Card (230P4-245P4). Fresh, Very Fine Lot

3,140
1,600
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288
P
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 288, Columbian Issue1c-$5.00 Columbians, Plate Proofs on Card (230P4-245P4), 1c-$5.00 Columbians, Plate Proofs on Card (230P4-245P4)1c-$5.00 Columbians, Plate Proofs on Card (230P4-245P4). Fresh, Rich Colors, $5.00 light crease, 50c Fine, otherwise Very Fine Set

3,140
1,150
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289
P
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 289, Columbian Issue1c-$5.00 Columbians, Plate Proofs on Card (230P4-245P4), 1c-$5.00 Columbians, Plate Proofs on Card (230P4-245P4)1c-$5.00 Columbians, Plate Proofs on Card (230P4-245P4). Complete Set Mounted on Two 10 x 7" Card Pages From Special American Bank Note Co. Presentation Book, Autographs and Initials of Engraver of Frames and Vignettes Adjacent to Each Proof, Eagle and Flags Engraving Affixed to One Card, Rare and Spectacular Lot

3,140
3,750
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290
c
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 290, Columbian Issue2c Columbian (231), 2c Columbian (231)2c Columbian (231). Couple nibbed perfs., tied by "New York Jan 2 93" Grid Duplex First Day pmk. on Locally Used Cover, minor soiling, Fine, Rare

2,400
2,100
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291
og
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 291, Columbian Issue4c Blue, Columbian Error of Color (233a), 4c Blue, Columbian Error of Color (233a)4c Blue, Columbian Error of Color (233a). Fresh, Intense Color, without gum, small thinnings, Fine Appearance, Quite Acceptable Example of This Important Rarity, with P.F. Certificate

6,500
2,800
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292
ogbl
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 292, Columbian Issue10c Columbian (237). Bottom Imprint, "Y" & Plate No, 10c Columbian (237). Bottom Imprint, "Y" & Plate No10c Columbian (237). Bottom Imprint, "Y" & Plate No. 101 Block of 20, 13 Mint, selvedge creases barely affect one stamp, Fine, Handsome Multiple

5,850
1,200
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293
ogbl
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 293, Columbian Issue15c Columbian (238). Mint Bottom Imprint, "M" & Plate No, 15c Columbian (238). Mint Bottom Imprint, "M" & Plate No15c Columbian (238). Mint Bottom Imprint, "M" & Plate No. 58 Block of Eight, light natural gum wrinkles, Fine-Very Fine, Choice

7,500
5,250
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294
ogbl
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 294, Columbian Issue30c Columbian (239). Bottom Right Imprint, "N" & Plate No, 30c Columbian (239). Bottom Right Imprint, "N" & Plate No30c Columbian (239). Bottom Right Imprint, "N" & Plate No. 59 Block of Eight, Fresh, Six Stamps Mint, some natural gum bends, tiny green specks on one, centered to left, perfs. close to touch

10,500
5,750
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295
ogbl
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 295, Columbian Issue50c Columbian (240). Bottom Imprint, "8" & Plate No, 50c Columbian (240). Bottom Imprint, "8" & Plate No50c Columbian (240). Bottom Imprint, "8" & Plate No. 77 Block of Eight, Deep Rich Color, slightly disturbed (one lightly toned) o.g., some minor black fiber adherences, otherwise Fine-Very Fine, Quite Acceptable Example of This Rare Plate No. Block

14,000
6,000
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296
ogbl
50c Columbian (240). Bottom Imprint, "8" & Plate No. 77 Block of Ten, Fresh, hinge remnants on five (reinforcing minor separations), one with small thin spot, otherwise Fine-Very Fine, Rare and Handsome

14,650
8,500
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297
ogbl
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 297, Columbian Issue$1.00 Columbian (241), $1.00 Columbian (241)$1.00 Columbian (241). Block With Right Imprint, top pair lightly hinged, Bottom Pair Mint, Vivid Color, Fine-Very Fine, with P.F. Certificate

5,000
4,000
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298
ogbl
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 298, Columbian Issue$1.00 Columbian (241), $1.00 Columbian (241)$1.00 Columbian (241). Block, Deep Rich Color, regummed, two with small thin spot, otherwise Fine, Handsome Multiple

5,000
1,200
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299
c
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 299, Columbian Issue$1.00 Columbian (241), $1.00 Columbian (241)$1.00 Columbian (241). Tied by N.Y. Reg. Double Oval on 5c Columbian Entire (U350) to Germany, Aug. 1893 Usage, Fresh and Fine, Very Scarce

1,900
1,100
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300
ogbl
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 300, Columbian Issue$2.00 Columbian (242), $2.00 Columbian (242)$2.00 Columbian (242). Block, "sweated" o.g., Well-centered, Rich Color, Fresh, Very Fine

5,500
2,400
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301
ogbl
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 301, Columbian Issue$2.00 Columbian (242), $2.00 Columbian (242)$2.00 Columbian (242). Block, Rich Color, couple hinge remnants, perfs. close, Fine

5,500
1,400
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302
ogbl
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 302, Columbian Issue$2.00 Columbian (242), $2.00 Columbian (242)$2.00 Columbian (242). Bottom Right Imprint, "AA" & "105" Block of Eight (Jacks only "No" to be plate block), top four minor hinge remnants, Bottom Four Mint, light pencil notations in right selvedge, Fine-Very Fine, Handsome Piece

11,000
6,000
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303
c
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 303, Columbian Issue$2.00 Columbian (242), $2.00 Columbian (242)$2.00 Columbian (242). Few minor toned, perfs., Nicely Centered, tied by "World's Fair Station" Machine pmk. on Cacheted Cover ("The Only Authentic Columbus By Antonio Mora." and Framed Portrait) to a Dr. at the World's Fair Hospital, light filing crease at left and slight soiling, still Very Handsome, Rare

4,500
3,500
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304
og
$3.00 Columbian (243). Nice Margins, Well-centered, lightly hinged, Extremely Fine, with P.F. Certificate

2,600
2,700
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305
og
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 305, Columbian Issue$3.00 Columbian (243), $3.00 Columbian (243)$3.00 Columbian (243). Fresh, Very Fine, with P.F. Certificate

2,600
1,900
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306
ogbl
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 306, Columbian Issue$3.00 Columbian (243), $3.00 Columbian (243)$3.00 Columbian (243). Block, Bright Color, hinge remnant, Very Fine-Extremely Fine, Choice Multiple, with P.F. Certificate

11,500
8,000
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307
ogbl
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 307, Columbian Issue$3.00 Columbian (243), $3.00 Columbian (243)$3.00 Columbian (243). Block, lightly hinged, Fine-Very Fine

11,500
5,250
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308
ogbl
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 308, Columbian Issue$3.00 Columbian (243). Top Imprint & Plate No, $3.00 Columbian (243). Top Imprint & Plate No$3.00 Columbian (243). Top Imprint & Plate No. 106 Block of Six, Wonderfully Fresh, small hinge reinforcement between bottom left pair, Top Three Mint, perfs. close to touch, Very Rare

45,000
21,000
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309
bl
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 309, Columbian Issue$3.00 Columbian (243), $3.00 Columbian (243)$3.00 Columbian (243). Bottom Margin Block with "BB" & Part Imprint, Neat Target cancel, Fresh, Rich Color, minor separations sensibly hinge reinforced, one with small thin spot, otherwise Fine-Very Fine, Attractive Multiple

5,500
3,750
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310
og
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 310, Columbian Issue$4.00 Columbian (244), $4.00 Columbian (244)$4.00 Columbian (244). Choice Margins, Well-centered, lightly hinged, Extremely Fine, Beautiful Stamp, with P.F. Certificate

3,400
3,500
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311
og
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 311, Columbian Issue$4.00 Columbian (244), $4.00 Columbian (244)$4.00 Columbian (244). Beautifully Centered, Rich Color, Fresh, Extremely Fine, with P.F. Certificate

3,400
2,600
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312
og
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 312, Columbian Issue$4.00 Columbian (244), $4.00 Columbian (244)$4.00 Columbian (244). Vibrant Rich Color, Fresh, barest trace of hinging, Very Fine and Choice, with P.F. Certificate

3,400
2,700
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313
ogbl
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 313, Columbian Issue$4.00 Columbian (244), $4.00 Columbian (244)$4.00 Columbian (244). Block, Well-centered, Rich Color, Fresh, bottom pair very light crease, otherwise Very Fine, Rare

16,000
4,500
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314
og
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 314, Columbian Issue$5.00 Columbian (245), $5.00 Columbian (245)$5.00 Columbian (245). Bottom Left Corner Margin Single, "sweated" o.g., Very Fine, with P.F. Certificate

3,600
3,000
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315
og
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 315, Columbian Issue$5.00 Columbian (245), $5.00 Columbian (245)$5.00 Columbian (245). Fresh, Very Fine, with P.F. Certificate

3,600
2,600
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316
og
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 316, Columbian Issue$5.00 Columbian (245), $5.00 Columbian (245)$5.00 Columbian (245). Bottom Right Corner Pair with "DD", Fresh, hinge remnant, Fine-Very Fine, Right Stamp Outstanding

7,200
5,500
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317
ogbl
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 317, Columbian Issue$5.00 Columbian (245), $5.00 Columbian (245)$5.00 Columbian (245). Block, Fresh, minor hinge remnants, perfs. clear to barely touch

16,500
4,250
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318
 
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 318, Columbian Issue$5.00 Columbian (245), $5.00 Columbian (245)$5.00 Columbian (245). Used, Extremely Fine, with P.F. Certificate

1,700
2,900
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319
og
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 319, Columbian Issue1c-30c Columbians (230-239). Imprint, Plate No, 1c-30c Columbians (230-239). Imprint, Plate No1c-30c Columbians (230-239). Imprint, Plate No. & Letter Strips of Four, few minor flaws, overall Fine-Very Fine, Several Exceptional

5,510
0
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320
og
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 320, Columbian Issue50c Columbian (240). Bottom Right Imprint, Plate No, 50c Columbian (240). Bottom Right Imprint, Plate No50c Columbian (240). Bottom Right Imprint, Plate No. 77 & "S" Strip of Four, light gum bends, Very Fine, Right Pair Choice

2,000
0
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321
og
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 321, Columbian Issue$1.00 Columbian (241). Top Left Imprint, Plate No, $1.00 Columbian (241). Top Left Imprint, Plate No$1.00 Columbian (241). Top Left Imprint, Plate No. 93 & "W" Strip of Four, Fresh, Rich Color, Well-centered, small thin in one tiny trivial thin specks in two others, otherwise Very Fine, with P.F. Certificate

6,500
0
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322
og
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 322, Columbian Issue$2.00 Columbian (242). Bottom Left Imprint, Plate No, $2.00 Columbian (242). Bottom Left Imprint, Plate No$2.00 Columbian (242). Bottom Left Imprint, Plate No. 105 & "AA" Strip of Four, Deep Rich Color, One Mint, trivial thin spots in right pair, otherwise Fine-Very Fine, with P.F. Certificate

7,000
0
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323
og
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 323, Columbian Issue$3.00 Columbian (243). Bottom Right Imprint, Plate No, $3.00 Columbian (243). Bottom Right Imprint, Plate No$3.00 Columbian (243). Bottom Right Imprint, Plate No. 106 & "BB" Strip of Four, Beautifully Centered, Marvelous Deep Shade, selvedge thins and minor thins in two stamps, otherwise Extremely Fine, with P.F. Certificate

15,000
0
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324
og
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 324, Columbian Issue$4.00 Columbian (244). Bottom Right Imprint, Plate No, $4.00 Columbian (244). Bottom Right Imprint, Plate No$4.00 Columbian (244). Bottom Right Imprint, Plate No. 107 & "CC" Strip of Four, Rich Color, Well-Centered, thin in selvedge below imprint, otherwise Very Fine, with P.F. Certificate

21,000
0
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325
og
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 325, Columbian Issue$5.00 Columbian (245). Bottom Right Imprint, Plate No, $5.00 Columbian (245). Bottom Right Imprint, Plate No$5.00 Columbian (245). Bottom Right Imprint, Plate No. 108 & "DD" Strip of Four, tiny natural inclusion in one, thins and tiny tear at right pair selvedge edge, very slight toning, otherwise Very Fine, with P.F. Certificate

22,500
0
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326
og
1c-$5.00 Columbians (230-245). The Preceding Seven Lots Offered as a Complete Set of Imprint & Plate No. Strips of Four

79,510
40,000
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