Sale 905 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Monday, 12 December, 2005

Category — 1893 Columbian Issue

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1979
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Sale 905, Lot 1979, 1893 Columbian Issue1c Columbian (230). Mint N.H., perfectly centered, bright and crisp, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2005 P.S.E. certificate for horizontal [pair (right stamp)

50
170
1980
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Sale 905, Lot 1980, 1893 Columbian Issue1c Columbian (230). Mint N.H., rich color, choice centering, tiny natural gum bend, Extremely Fine, with 2005 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90 -- should have been a 95, but points deducted for light bend)

50
105
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1981
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Sale 905, Lot 1981, 1893 Columbian Issue1c Columbian (230). Mint N.H. block of 20, bright color, top right stamp diagonal crease, appears Very Fine-Extremely Fine, Scott Retail as singles

1,000
550
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1982
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Sale 905, Lot 1982, 1893 Columbian Issue2c Columbian (231). Mint N.H., huge margins, rich color, small natural gum bend at bottom left, Extremely Fine, with 2005 P.S.E. certificate (VF-XF 85 Jumbo)

47
105
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1983
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Sale 905, Lot 1983, 1893 Columbian Issue2c Columbian, "Broken Hat" (231 var). Mint N.H., nearly perfectly centered, fresh and crisp, Extremely Fine, with 2005 P.F. certificate

150
240
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1984
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Sale 905, Lot 1984, 1893 Columbian Issue2c Columbian (231). Mint N.H. block of four, rich color, Fine-Very Fine, Scott Retail as Mint N.H. singles

190
60
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1985
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Sale 905, Lot 1985, 1893 Columbian Issue3c Columbian (232). Mint N.H. with part imprint at right, post-office fresh and Extremely Fine, with 2003 P.F. certificate for block of nine

135
190
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1986
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Sale 905, Lot 1986, 1893 Columbian Issue3c Columbian (232). Mint N.H., fresh and bright, essentially precise centering, Extremely Fine, lovely example

135
250
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1987
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Sale 905, Lot 1987, 1893 Columbian Issue3c Columbian (232). Mint N.H., beautifully centered with wide even margins, bright color, Extremely Fine, with 2003 P.F. certificate for block

135
270
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1988
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Sale 905, Lot 1988, 1893 Columbian Issue3c Columbian (232). Bottom imprint and plate no. block of six, bottom stamps Mint N.H., top stamps lightly hinged, natural gum bend affects two stamps at bottom, Very Fine

725
375
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1989
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Sale 905, Lot 1989, 1893 Columbian Issue4c Columbian (233). Mint N.H., rich color, huge margins, Extremely Fine, with 1984 P.F. certificate

200
325
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1990
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Sale 905, Lot 1990, 1893 Columbian Issue4c Columbian (233). Top imprint and plate no. block of six, five stamps Mint N.H., deep rich color, bottom right stamp lightly hinged and with diagonal creases and tiny toned spot, appears Very Fine, Scott Retail as singles

1,087
850
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1991
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Sale 905, Lot 1991, 1893 Columbian Issue4c Columbian (233). Bottom imprint, plate no. and letter "D" block of eight, most stamps Mint N.H., top right stamp thin spot, diagonal crease affects two stamps at bottom left, small toned spot between stamps at right, otherwise Very Fine

2,200
425
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1992
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Sale 905, Lot 1992, 1893 Columbian Issue5c Columbian (234). Mint N.H., rich color, Extremely Fine, with copy of 2004 P.F. certificate for block of four

220
220
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1993
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Sale 905, Lot 1993, 1893 Columbian Issue5c Columbian (234). Mint N.H., beautiful rich color, Very Fine and choice, with 1999 P.F. certificate

220
170
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1994
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Sale 905, Lot 1994, 1893 Columbian Issue5c Columbian (234). Mint N.H., detailed impression, wide margins, Very Fine and choice, with 2004 P.F. certificate for block of four

220
170
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1995
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Sale 905, Lot 1995, 1893 Columbian Issue5c Columbian (234). Original gum, lightly hinged, rich color, huge margins, Extremely Fine, with 1992 P.F. certificate

95
190
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1996
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Sale 905, Lot 1996, 1893 Columbian Issue6c Columbian (235). Mint N.H., pretty shade, fresh and beautifully centered, Very Fine and choice, with 2001 P.F. certificate

195
325
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1997
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Sale 905, Lot 1997, 1893 Columbian Issue6c Columbian (235). Mint N.H., deep rich color, wide margins, fresh and Extremely Fine

195
325
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1998
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Sale 905, Lot 1998, 1893 Columbian Issue6c Columbian (235). Mint N.H., wide margins and almost perfectly centered, wonderful intense color, Extremely Fine

195
425
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1999
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Sale 905, Lot 1999, 1893 Columbian Issue6c Columbian (235). Mint N.H., deep rich color on bright paper, wide margins, Very Fine and choice, with 1981 P.F. certificate

195
200
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2000
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Sale 905, Lot 2000, 1893 Columbian Issue8c Columbian (236). Mint N.H., beautifully centered, fresh and crisp, rich color, Extremely Fine Gem, with photocopy of 1999 P.F. certificate for block of four (bottom right stamp)

175
250
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2001
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Sale 905, Lot 2001, 1893 Columbian Issue8c Columbian (236). Mint N.H., rich color, proof-like impression, Extremely Fine

175
250
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2002
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Sale 905, Lot 2002, 1893 Columbian Issue15c Columbian (238). Mint N.H., rich color, Extremely Fine, with 2004 P.F. certificate for pair

175
0
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2003
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Sale 905, Lot 2003, 1893 Columbian Issue8c Columbian (236). Mint N.H., intense shade, fresh and Very Fine, with copy of 2004 P.F. certificate for block of four

175
60
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2004
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Sale 905, Lot 2004, 1893 Columbian Issue8c Columbian (236). Mint N.H. block of four, unusually well-centered, magnificent color on fresh crisp paper, tiny natural paper inclusion on the bottom right stamp, otherwise Extremely Fine block, with 2005 P.S.E. certificate

700
525
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2005
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Sale 905, Lot 2005, 1893 Columbian Issue8c Columbian (236). Mint N.H. block of four, rich color on bright paper, fresh and Fine, Scott Retail as Mint N.H. singles

700
180
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2006
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Sale 905, Lot 2006, 1893 Columbian Issue10c Columbian (237). Original gum, barest trace of what may be hinging, sheet margin at right, deep shade, exceptionally wide margins and well-centered, few perf separations, tiny natural inclusion on back only, Very Fine and choice

140
260
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2007
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Sale 905, Lot 2007, 1893 Columbian Issue15c Columbian (238). Mint N.H., brilliant color, wide and well-balanced margins, Extremely Fine

625
600
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2008
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Sale 905, Lot 2008, 1893 Columbian Issue15c Columbian (238). Mint N.H., brilliant color on bright paper, post-office fresh, Very Fine and choice, with 2005 P.S.E. certificate

625
650
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2009
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Sale 905, Lot 2009, 1893 Columbian Issue15c Columbian (238). Mint N.H., uncommonly large margins and well-centered, deep rich color, Very Fine and choice, with 2005 P.S.E. certificate

625
525
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2010
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Sale 905, Lot 2010, 1893 Columbian Issue15c Columbian (238). Mint N.H., intense shade, trivial natural inclusion on back, Very Fine and choice

625
350
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2011
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Sale 905, Lot 2011, 1893 Columbian Issue15c Columbian (238). Mint N.H., deep rich color, Very Fine and choice, with 2004 P.S.E. certificate (VF-XF 85)

625
800
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2012
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Sale 905, Lot 2012, 1893 Columbian Issue30c Columbian (239). Original gum, lightly hinged, rich color, fresh and Very Fine

300
220
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2013
 
Sale 905, Lot 2013, 1893 Columbian Issue30c Columbian (239). Huge margins all around, bright color, bold New York duplex cancels, Extremely Fine Gem, a beautiful stamp, with 2005 P.F. certificate

90
270
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2014
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Sale 905, Lot 2014, 1893 Columbian Issue50c Columbian (240). Mint N.H. but described on accompanying P.S.E. certificate as having a "light disturbed spot at the upper right" (not mentioned on accompanying P.F. certificate), rich color, Very Fine and choice, with 1995 P.F. and 2004 P.S.E. certificates (VF 80, which in our opinion is unduly conservative)

1,700
750
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2015
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Sale 905, Lot 2015, 1893 Columbian Issue50c Columbian (240). Mint N.H., intense color, Very Fine and choice, with 2001 P.F. certificate for pair

1,700
750
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2016
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Sale 905, Lot 2016, 1893 Columbian Issue50c Columbian (240). Original gum, lightly hinged, wide margins and near-perfect centering, Very Fine and choice, with 2005 P.F. certificate

600
500
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2017
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Sale 905, Lot 2017, 1893 Columbian Issue50c Columbian (240). Original gum, lightly hinged, fresh, lovely margins and centering, Very Fine and choice

600
450
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2018
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Sale 905, Lot 2018, 1893 Columbian Issue50c Columbian (240). Original gum, lightly hinged, deep rich color, Very Fine

600
500
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2019
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Sale 905, Lot 2019, 1893 Columbian Issue50c Columbian (240). Original gum, lightly hinged, intense color on bright paper, tiny trivial gum inclusion speck, Very Fine

600
625
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2020
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Sale 905, Lot 2020, 1893 Columbian Issue50c Columbian (240). Original gum, lightly hinged, rich color, Very Fine, with 2005 P.F. certificate

600
350
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2021
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Sale 905, Lot 2021, 1893 Columbian Issue50c Columbian (240). Slightly disturbed original gum, deep rich color, wide margins, Very Fine, with 2003 P.F. certificate

600
350
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2022
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Sale 905, Lot 2022, 1893 Columbian Issue50c Columbian (240). Original gum, lightly hinged, intense color, Fine, with 2005 P.F. certificate

600
260
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2023
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Sale 905, Lot 2023, 1893 Columbian Issue50c Columbian (240). Block of four, original gum, small h.r. where few perf separations sensibly reinforced, proof-like impression, Fine-Very Fine

2,600
650
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2024
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Sale 905, Lot 2024, 1893 Columbian Issue$1.00 Columbian (241). Original gum, lightly hinged, bright color

EXTREMELY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL AND FRESH ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE $1.00 COLUMBIAN.

With 2005 P.F. certificate

1,200
1,250
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2025
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Sale 905, Lot 2025, 1893 Columbian Issue$1.00 Columbian (241). Original gum, lightly hinged, bright color, choice centering

EXTREMELY FINE ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE $1.00 COLUMBIAN.

With 2001 P.F. certificate

1,200
1,700
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2026
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Sale 905, Lot 2026, 1893 Columbian Issue$1.00 Columbian (241). Original gum, lightly hinged, exceptionally well-centered, bright color, Very Fine and choice, with 1984 and 2005 P.F. certificates

1,200
1,000
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2027
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Sale 905, Lot 2027, 1893 Columbian Issue$1.00 Columbian (241). Original gum, lightly hinged, vibrant color, fresh and Very Fine, with 2004 P.F. certificate

1,200
800
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2028
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Sale 905, Lot 2028, 1893 Columbian Issue$1.00 Columbian (241). Original gum, lightly hinged, wonderfully fresh and nicely centered, Very Fine

1,200
0
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2029
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Sale 905, Lot 2029, 1893 Columbian Issue$1.00 Columbian (241). Original gum, lightly hinged, fresh and bright, tiny natural inclusion speck, otherwise Very Fine, with 2003 P.F. certificate not mentioning inclusion

1,200
600
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2030
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Sale 905, Lot 2030, 1893 Columbian Issue$1.00 Columbian (241). Original gum, lightly hinged, bright color, well-balanced margins, Very Fine, with 2005 P.F. certificate

1,200
850
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2031
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Sale 905, Lot 2031, 1893 Columbian Issue$1.00 Columbian (241). Original gum, barely hinged, radiant color, Very Fine, with copy of 2004 P.F. certificate for strip of four

1,200
625
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2032
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Sale 905, Lot 2032, 1893 Columbian Issue$1.00 Columbian (241). Original gum, lightly hinged, wide margins, Very Fine and attractive, with 1993 P.F. certificate

1,200
525
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2033
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Sale 905, Lot 2033, 1893 Columbian Issue$1.00 Columbian (241). Original gum, minor h.r., essentially perfectly centered, deep rich color, minute surface flaw at bottom, otherwise Extremely Fine and still very handsome

1,200
550
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2034
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Sale 905, Lot 2034, 1893 Columbian Issue$1.00 Columbian (241). Original gum, fresh, small thin spot, Very Fine appearance

1,200
280
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2035
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Sale 905, Lot 2035, 1893 Columbian Issue$1.00 Columbian (241). Unused (no gum), bright color, small corner crease at bottom right, appears Very Fine

625
240
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2036
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Sale 905, Lot 2036, 1893 Columbian Issue$1.00 Columbian (241). Unused (no gum), deep rich color, well-centered, two faint diagonal creases at bottom right, appears Very Fine

625
300
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2037
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Sale 905, Lot 2037, 1893 Columbian Issue$1.00 Columbian (241). Unused (no gum), bright color, Fine

625
220
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2038
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Sale 905, Lot 2038, 1893 Columbian Issue$1.00 Columbian (241). Unused (regummed), small corner crease, appears Fine

625
220
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2039
 
Sale 905, Lot 2039, 1893 Columbian Issue$1.00 Columbian (241). Bright color, bold duplex cancel, Extremely Fine, with 2005 P.S.E. certificate

625
400
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2040
 
Sale 905, Lot 2040, 1893 Columbian Issue$1.00 Columbian (241). New York duplex, nice margins and centering, Very Fine, with 1997 P.F. certificate

625
325
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2041
 
Sale 905, Lot 2041, 1893 Columbian Issue$1.00 Columbian (241). Uncommonly wide margins, Chicago duplex cancel, small faint thin spot, Very Fine appearance

625
200
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2042
 
Sale 905, Lot 2042, 1893 Columbian Issue$1.00-$2.00 Columbian (241-242). Used, thins, $2.00 also tiny flaws left margin, otherwise Fine appearing lot

1,225
230
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2043
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Sale 905, Lot 2043, 1893 Columbian Issue$2.00 Columbian (242). Original gum, h.r., rich color and proof-like impression, choice centering

EXTREMELY FINE. A FRESH AND EXCEPTIONALLY WELL-CENTERED $2.00 COLUMBIAN WITH ORIGINAL GUM.

With 2001 P.F. certificate

1,250
1,300
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2044
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Sale 905, Lot 2044, 1893 Columbian Issue$2.00 Columbian (242). Original gum, lightly hinged, radiant color on bright paper, well-balanced margins

EXTREMELY FINE. A REMARKABLY CHOICE LIGHTLY-HINGED $2.00 COLUMBIAN.

With 2005 P.F. certificate

1,250
1,400
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2045
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Sale 905, Lot 2045, 1893 Columbian Issue$2.00 Columbian (242). Original gum, appears N.H., exceptionally well-centered and with deep rich color, fresh, Extremely Fine

1,250
1,050
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2046
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Sale 905, Lot 2046, 1893 Columbian Issue$2.00 Columbian (242). Original gum, lightly hinged, detailed impression, Very Fine and choice

1,250
800
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2047
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Sale 905, Lot 2047, 1893 Columbian Issue$2.00 Columbian (242). Original gum, attractively centered, deep rich color, Very Fine, with 1990 P.F. certificate

1,250
800
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2048
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Sale 905, Lot 2048, 1893 Columbian Issue$2.00 Columbian (242). Original gum, lightly hinged, rich color, Very Fine and choice, with 2005 P.F. certificate

1,250
1,050
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2049
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Sale 905, Lot 2049, 1893 Columbian Issue$2.00 Columbian (242). Original gum, lightly hinged, crisp impression, fresh and Very Fine, with 2005 P.F. certificate

1,250
850
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2050
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Sale 905, Lot 2050, 1893 Columbian Issue$2.00 Columbian (242). Original gum, barely hinged, intense shade, Extremely Fine

1,250
1,250
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2051
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Sale 905, Lot 2051, 1893 Columbian Issue$2.00 Columbian (242). Original gum, lightly hinged, detailed impression, tiny natural inclusion at bottom, light natural gum bend, Very Fine

1,250
0
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2052
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Sale 905, Lot 2052, 1893 Columbian Issue$2.00 Columbian (242). Original gum, h.r., rich color, Very Fine

1,250
550
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2053
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Sale 905, Lot 2053, 1893 Columbian Issue$2.00 Columbian (242). Slightly disturbed original gum, detailed impression, Very Fine, with 2005 P.F. certificate

1,250
750
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2054
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Sale 905, Lot 2054, 1893 Columbian Issue$2.00 Columbian (242). Original gum, h.r., fresh, rich color, few small thin spots, Fine appearance

1,250
230
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2055
 
Sale 905, Lot 2055, 1893 Columbian Issue$2.00 Columbian (242). Unusual barred cancel, wide margins, Extremely Fine, with 2002 P.F. certificate

600
575
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2056
 
Sale 905, Lot 2056, 1893 Columbian Issue$2.00 Columbian (242). Wide margins and extraordinarily well-centered, deep rich color, New York registry oval, Extremely Fine, with 1997 P.F. certificate

600
400
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2057
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Sale 905, Lot 2057, 1893 Columbian Issue$3.00 Olive Green, Columbian (243a). Original gum, described by the P.F. as previously hinged but really not (small fingerprint in one corner knocks it out of Mint N.H. class), intense color and proof-like impression, choice centering with wide and nicely proportioned margins

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB EXAMPLE OF THE $3.00 COLUMBIAN WITH BEAUTIFUL DEEP OLIVE GREEN COLOR, CHOICE CENTERING AND FRESH PAPER.

With 2002 P.F. certificate

1,900
2,300
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2058
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Sale 905, Lot 2058, 1893 Columbian Issue$3.00 Columbian (243). Original gum, almost perfectly centered, bright shade, tiny natural inclusion at right

EXTREMELY FINE. A WONDERFULLY CHOICE ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE $3.00 COLUMBIAN.

Very scarce in this grade

1,900
1,600
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2059
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Sale 905, Lot 2059, 1893 Columbian Issue$3.00 Columbian (243). Original gum, rich color, fresh, Very Fine and choice, with 2005 P.F. certificate

1,900
1,600
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2060
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Sale 905, Lot 2060, 1893 Columbian Issue$3.00 Columbian (243). Original gum, lightly hinged, marvelous deep rich color, well-centered and Very Fine, with 1988 P.F. certificate

1,900
0
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2061
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Sale 905, Lot 2061, 1893 Columbian Issue$3.00 Columbian (243). Original gum, lightly hinged, exceptionally attractive centering, fresh color, Very Fine and choice, with 2005 P.F. certificate

1,900
1,800
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2062
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Sale 905, Lot 2062, 1893 Columbian Issue$3.00 Columbian (243). Original gum, lightly hinged, detailed impression, Fine, with 2005 P.F. certificate

1,900
700
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2063
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Sale 905, Lot 2063, 1893 Columbian Issue$3.00 Columbian (243). Original gum, lightly hinged, lovely bright color, Fine, with 2005 P.F. certificate

1,900
750
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2064
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Sale 905, Lot 2064, 1893 Columbian Issue$3.00 Columbian (243). Original gum, lightly hinged, fresh and bright, centered right, perfs clear, Fine

1,900
575
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2065
 
Sale 905, Lot 2065, 1893 Columbian Issue$3.00 Columbian (243). Original gum, choice dark color, fresh and Fine, with 2002 P.S.E. certificate

1,900
750
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2066
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Sale 905, Lot 2066, 1893 Columbian Issue$3.00 Olive Green Columbian (243a). Original gum, lightly hinged, rich color, trivial and small internal crease mentioned on most recent certificate, Very Fine, with 1978 and 2004 P.F. certificates

1,900
1,300
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2067
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Sale 905, Lot 2067, 1893 Columbian Issue$3.00 Columbian (243). Original gum, rich color, few tiny thin specks, appears Very Fine

1,900
700
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2068
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Sale 905, Lot 2068, 1893 Columbian Issue$3.00 Columbian (243). Original gum, rich color, reperfed at top, light corner crease at bottom right, appears Fine

1,900
575
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2069
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Sale 905, Lot 2069, 1893 Columbian Issue$3.00 Columbian (243). Original gum, lightly hinged, intense shade, few small perf flaws, otherwise Fine

1,900
575
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2070
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Sale 905, Lot 2070, 1893 Columbian Issue$3.00 Columbian (243). Unused (no gum), fresh with magnificent depth of color, Fine

1,000
450
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2071
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Sale 905, Lot 2071, 1893 Columbian Issue$3.00 Columbian (243). Unused (regummed), Fine

1,000
425
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2072
 
Sale 905, Lot 2072, 1893 Columbian Issue$3.00 Columbian (243). New York oval cancel, Very Fine, with 2005 P.F. certificate

1,000
900
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2073
 
Sale 905, Lot 2073, 1893 Columbian Issue$3.00 Columbian (243). Nice margins and well-centered, light cancel, tiny wood fiber inclusion on the reverse, Very Fine

1,000
525
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2074
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Sale 905, Lot 2074, 1893 Columbian Issue$4.00 Columbian (244). Original gum, nice color and clear impression, attractively centered, Very Fine and choice, with 1987 P.F. certificate

2,600
1,900
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2075
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Sale 905, Lot 2075, 1893 Columbian Issue$4.00 Columbian (244). Original gum, wonderful deep color, reperfed at top, Fine appearance

2,600
675
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2076
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Sale 905, Lot 2076, 1893 Columbian Issue$4.00 Columbian (244). Disturbed original gum, rich color, tiny natural inclusion at top left, Fine

2,600
600
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2077
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Sale 905, Lot 2077, 1893 Columbian Issue$4.00 Rose Carmine, Columbian (244a). Unused (regummed), brilliant color, Very Fine, with 1980 P.F. certificate

1,300
950
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2078
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Sale 905, Lot 2078, 1893 Columbian Issue$4.00 Columbian (244). Unused (regummed), reperfed and small surface spot, otherwise Very Fine

1,300
575
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2079
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Sale 905, Lot 2079, 1893 Columbian Issue$4.00 Rose Carmine, Columbian (244a). Unused (regummed), bright pastel color, small thin spot and two nibbed perfs, otherwise Very Fine

1,300
650
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2080
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Sale 905, Lot 2080, 1893 Columbian Issue$4.00 Columbian (244). Unused (regummed), pale color, small thin spot, appears Fine

1,300
700
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2081
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Sale 905, Lot 2081, 1893 Columbian Issue$4.00 Columbian (244). Unused (no gum), actually traces of original gum, few thin spots,gum soaks around the edge, otherwise Fine

1,300
550
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2082
 
Sale 905, Lot 2082, 1893 Columbian Issue$4.00 Columbian (244). Brilliant color, perfect strike of 1893 New York duplex cancel, Very Fine and choice, with 2005 P.F. certificate

1,300
1,600
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2083
 
Sale 905, Lot 2083, 1893 Columbian Issue$4.00 Rose Carmine, Columbian (244a). Lovely bright color, bold New York regisrty oval cancel and blue pencil crayon at bottom as often seen on Columbians used on registered mail to England, minor thin spot and skillfully closed tear, Very Fine appearance

1,300
325
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2084
 
Sale 905, Lot 2084, 1893 Columbian Issue$4.00 Columbian (244). Brilliant color, clear strike of duplex cancel leaves design clearly visible, Very Fine and choice, with 2005 P.F. certificate

1,300
1,400
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2085
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Sale 905, Lot 2085, 1893 Columbian Issue$5.00 Columbian (245). Original gum, intense shade and impression, wide margins

VERY FINE AND WIDE-MARGINED ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE $5.00 COLUMBIAN.

With 2005 P.F. certificate

3,000
2,800
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2086
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Sale 905, Lot 2086, 1893 Columbian Issue$5.00 Columbian (245). Original gum, h.r., proof-like impression, fresh and Very Fine

3,000
2,500
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2087
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Sale 905, Lot 2087, 1893 Columbian Issue$5.00 Columbian (245). Original gum, detailed impression, fresh and Very Fine, with 2005 P.F. certificate

3,000
2,500
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2088
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Sale 905, Lot 2088, 1893 Columbian Issue$5.00 Columbian (245). Original gum, intense shade and impression, fresh and about Very Fine, with 2005 P.F. certificate

3,000
1,500
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2089
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Sale 905, Lot 2089, 1893 Columbian Issue$5.00 Columbian (245). Original gum, single hinge mark, intense shade and impression, well-balanced margins, tiny natural inclusion at bottom, Very Fine and choice, with 2005 P.F. certificate

3,000
1,500
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2090
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Sale 905, Lot 2090, 1893 Columbian Issue$5.00 Columbian (245). Original gum, h.r., intense color and nicely centered, Very Fine, with 1995 A.P.S. certificate,

3,000
1,600
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2091
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Sale 905, Lot 2091, 1893 Columbian Issue$5.00 Columbian (245). Slightly mount-glazed original gum, sharp proof-like impression, Very Fine and choice

3,000
1,500
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2092
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Sale 905, Lot 2092, 1893 Columbian Issue$5.00 Columbian (245). Original gum, rich shade, trivial natural inclusion visible on back only, Very Fine

3,000
1,700
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2093
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Sale 905, Lot 2093, 1893 Columbian Issue$5.00 Columbian (245). Original gum, fresh, intense color, Fine, with 2004 P.S.E. certificate (F 70)

3,000
1,400
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2094
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Sale 905, Lot 2094, 1893 Columbian Issue$5.00 Columbian (245). Slightly disturbed original gum, intense shade, horizontal crease at right, reperfed at left, otherwise Very Fine

3,000
750
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2095
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Sale 905, Lot 2095, 1893 Columbian Issue$5.00 Columbian (245). Original gum, intense color, generously margined, slight thinning, Very Fine appearance

3,000
1,000
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2096
 
Sale 905, Lot 2096, 1893 Columbian Issue$5.00 Columbian (245). Unused (regummed), attractively margined and nicely centered, Very Fine

1,500
900
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2097
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Sale 905, Lot 2097, 1893 Columbian Issue$5.00 Columbian (245). Unused (regummed), detailed impression, tiny thin spot at bottom left, appears Fine

1,500
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2098
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Sale 905, Lot 2098, 1893 Columbian Issue$5.00 Columbian (245). Unused (regummed), small filled thin spot, Fine appearance

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700
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2099
 
Sale 905, Lot 2099, 1893 Columbian Issue$5.00 Columbian (245). Attractive margins and nicely centered, light cancel, Very Fine, with 2005 P.F. certificate

1,500
1,100
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2100
 
Sale 905, Lot 2100, 1893 Columbian Issue$5.00 Columbian (245). Nice margins and exceptionally well-centered, essentially overall cancel but fairly light, couple tiny edge flaws and barely noticeable corner scuff, otherwise Very Fine

1,500
550
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