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Sale 768 — U.S. & General Foreign Stamps & Covers

Sale Date — Tuesday, 6 June, 1995

Category — 1893 Columbian Issue

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1016
og
1c-$5.00 Columbian (230-245). O.g., h.r., virtually all with faults incl. heavy crease in $4.00, $5.00 reperfed, etc., mostly Fine appearance

11,730
1,800
1017
 
1c-10 Columbian (230-237). Each with Paris Exposition flag cancels or cds, 1c, 2c, 5c & 8c in pairs, 3c strip of three, 10c left margin block of four with "U.S. Postal Paris Exp'n." cds, Fine-Very Fine

E. 200-250
400
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1018
P
2c Columbian (231P4). Two blocks of four, one with Broken Hat variety in all four stamps, other with Broken Frameline in T.L. proof, first with crease in bottom pair, Very Fine appearance

720
220
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1019
og
3c Columbian (232). Bottom imprint and plate no. strip of four, o.g., Fine-Very Fine

265
90
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1020
ogbl
4c Columbian (233). Bottom imprint and plate no. block of six, disturbed o.g., Fine

900
0
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1021
og
10c Columbian (237). Bottom imprint and plate no. strip of five, o.g., lightly hinged, Fine

690
250
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1022
ogbl
30c Columbian (239). Block of four, o.g., h.r., Fine

1,075
325
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1023
ogbl
50c Columbian (240). Block of four, fresh o.g., light hinging, Fine-Very Fine

1,850
950
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1024
og
$1.00 Columbian (241). O.g., reperfed at top, Fine appearance

1,350
260
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1025
ogbl
$1.00 Columbian (241). Block of four, o.g., small disturbance, Very Good

5,500
0
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1026
og
$1.00-$5.00 Columbian (241-245). O.g. except for $1.00 & $2.00, small faults, Fine appearance

10,350
2,200
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1027
 
$1.00-$4.00 Columbian (241-244). Includes $1.00 (five), $2.00 (three), $3.00 & $4.00 two each, small faults, Fine-Very Fine appearance

7,575
2,200
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1028
 
$2.00 Columbian (242). Well-centered, neat World's Fair Sta. cds, small margin thin, Very Fine appearance

450
240
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1029
 
$5.00 Columbian (245). Bottom margin single with part imprint and plate no., neat 1893 Maryland cds, diagonal crease and tiny thin, Very Fine appearance

1,200
800
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1030
 
$5.00 Columbian (245). Light registry oval, small creasing and reperfed at right, Fine appearance

1,200
350
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1031
c
1c-50c Columbian (230-240). All values thru the 50c on cover, each tied by "Chicago Ill. Dec. 4 93" duplex on registered cloth-lined cover, 9 x 6 in., stamps mostly Very Fine centering, 50c with wide margins and Extremely Fine

E. 600-800
900
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1032
c
1c-5c Columbian (230, 232-234). Tied by "Tacoma Wash." mute ovals on Nov. 1893 registered cover to England, illustrated c.c. showing court house, N.Y. reg. label, Very Fine usage

E. 150-200
160
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1033
c
2c Columbian (231). Tied by New York "H" oval on address side of Goldsmith Columbian card wrapper in green, to Germany, scattered toned spots, slightly reduced at right, Fine and very scarce postally used

E. 200-250
0
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1034
c
2c Columbian (231). Tied by Wheel of Fortune and Shield cancel on cover with "Abiff, Tenn. Andrew Black, P.M. May 12, 1893" fancy cds, cover opened at top, trimming top perfs, otherwise Very Fine, rare combination of cancels

E. 150-200
85
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1035
c
3c Columbina (232). Tied by "World's Fiar Sta. Chicago, Ill. May 22" 93 duplex on unusual illustrated cover entitled "The Currency of Our Revolutionary War," in brown, with reproduction of $6.00 Continental currency, addressed to J.A. Pierce locally, Very Fine, rare

E. 200-250
270
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1036
c
4c Columbian (233). Three 1893 covers, includes Salem Mass. bisect, single on U348 entire with World's Fair Sta. cds, and single with U.S. German Sea P.O. on U349 entire, last two to Germany, station cover with small gum stain, otherwise Very Fine trio

E. 200-250
210
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1037
c
5c Columbian (234). Tied by World's Fair Sta. duplex on July, 20, 1893 cover to England, Fine, very scarce

E. 200-250
130
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1038
c
5c Columbian (234). Horizontal pair, tied by "U.S. Postal Agency Shanghai Jan. 27" 1894 duplex on cover to New York, corner card of a reverand, some wear, Fine and scarce

E. 150-200
400
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1039
c
6c Columbian (235). Deep shade, tied by "World's Fair Station Chicago Oct. 5, 1893" mc on cover to J.A. Pierce wtih corner card for Rhode Island House at the Exposition, in blue & gold, slightly reduced at left, well clear of design, Fine, rare exposition cover

E. 250-350
210
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1039A
c
6c, 10c-50c Columbian (235, 237-240). Each tied by "U.S. German Sea P.O. Dec. 2 '93" duplex on cover to Germany, toning in perfs, central vertical file fold with some separations, otherwise Fine, attractive and scarce

E. 400-500
250
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1040
c
15c Columbian (238). Deep shade, tied by U.S. German Sea P.O. duplex on Dec. 1893 cover to Germany, part printed address and corner card, reverse with all-over illustation for Moselle Wines, in bister, opened at top, Fine

E. 200-250
140
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1041
c
30c Columbian (239). Well-centered, neatly tied by New York reg oval on Dec. 31, 1893 cover to Germany, opened two sides (very slightly reduced), still Very Fine, very attractive usage

E. 250-350
290
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1042
c
30c Columbian (239). Tied by "Baltimore Md. Dec. 14, 93" duplex on U348 entire to Germany, opening tear at T.R., just above 1c, Fine

E. 200-250
0
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1043
c
50c Columbian (240). tied by "World's Fiar Station Aug. 23, 1893" machine cancel on registered cover to New York, fresh and Fine, very scarce

1,500
750
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1044
c
Columbian Covers and Cards. 45 items, mostly covers incl. 1c pair with World's Fair station mc.; 2c bisect on drop and 2c with very choice fancy "M" cancel from Mystic Ct.; 10c Supplementary Mail; 15c on registered U350 entire; 3c, 8c & 50c on U348 entire; several advertising covers, also set of 10 Goldsmith cards (unused), mixed condition, but generally a Fine group

E. 1,000-1,500
650
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1045
ogbl
Columbian Specialized Collection Balance. Includes 1c-50c unused or o.g. incl. four copies of 30c, 1c-8c blocks of four (all o.g.), set of plate proofs on card, 4c, 6c & 8c o.g. imprint & plate no. strips of four, highlight of collection is diverse group of used showing fancies, colored cancels, World's Fair (1c-50c plus duplicates), China, Supplementary, etc., quantities include thirteen of the 50c and fifteen of the 30c, condition mixed as to be expected, generally an attractive and Fine group

E. 3,000-4,000
5,750
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