Sale 777 — 1996 Rarities of the World

Sale Date — Tuesday, 21 May, 1996

Category — Columbian Issue

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
160
ogbl
Sale 777, Lot 160, Columbian Issue30c Columbian (239). Bottom plate no., "N" and imprint block of eight, brilliant o.g., two stamps Mint, tiny carbon speck in one stamp, Very Fine, rare this choice, ex Parsons Todd (Siegel 1978), where it realized $11,000.00

10,000
0
161
ogbl
Sale 777, Lot 161, Columbian Issue50c Columbian (240). Bottom margin block with imprint, o.g. with faint disturbance but otherwise never hinged except for T.R. stamp, rich color and well-centered, B.L. stamp with small inclusion on gum side only, Very Fine-Extremely Fine

2,250
4,250
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162
ogbl
Sale 777, Lot 162, Columbian Issue$1.00 Columbian (241). Left margin block, three stamps Mint, T.L. stamp lightly hinged, Fine-Very Fine

8,150
0
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163
Pbl
$2.00 Columbian, Plate Proof on Card (242P4). Part sheet of 40, imprint and plate no. at bottom with "AA", imprint at left, horizontal creasing affecting fourth and last rows, Very Fine appearance

6,600
3,250
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164
ogbl
Sale 777, Lot 164, Columbian Issue$2.00 Columbian (242). Block, o.g., very lightly hinged, Fine-Very Fine, with 1980 P.F. certificate

4,000
0
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165
ogbl
Sale 777, Lot 165, Columbian Issue$3.00 Columbian (243). Block of four with imprint and plate no., o.g., h.r., left pair with tiny album offset, Very Fine, an unusually choice block

10,000
6,000
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166
c
Sale 777, Lot 166, Columbian Issue$4.00 Columbian (244). Well-centered, cancelled by light New York registry oval on Apr. 1893 cover to Vienna, Austria, registry label and bold red "REGISTERED" hs, neatly opened at T., Very Fine, with 1996 P.F. certificate

4,000
2,400
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167
bl
Sale 777, Lot 167, Columbian Issue$5.00 Columbian (245). Block of four, tied by partial strikes of Lynn Mass. ds on large portion of 4c Carmine Entire (U325), Fine and rare town-cancelled block

9,000
4,750
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168
c
Sale 777, Lot 168, Columbian Issue$5.00 Columbian (245). Centered to B., tied by vivid magenta New York registry ovals on large cover to France, from the Warnier & David correspondence, registry label at right, covering small part of right margin, cover with large reduction at left, though its appearance is that of full, normal size cover, attractive and rare

4,750
2,000
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