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Sale 938 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday, 19 June, 2007

Category — 1893 Columbian Issue

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1361
c
Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1361, 1893 Columbian IssueTrans-Mississippi Exposition Postal Cards, Trans-Mississippi Exposition Postal CardsTrans-Mississippi Exposition Postal Cards. Complete set of ten 1c Postal Cards (UX14), each illustrating different building at the Exposition, few small corner bends, mostly fresh and Very Fine set

E. 200-300
300
1362
c
Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1362, 1893 Columbian IssueColumbian Exposition Postal Cards, Columbian Exposition Postal CardsColumbian Exposition Postal Cards. Complete set of ten 1c Postal Cards (UX 10), each illustrates different building at the Exposition except one illustrating Battleship "Illinois", with original envelope as sold, also with additional 1c Postal Card with illustration, few small corner bends, overall fresh and Very Fine set

E. 200-300
250
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1363
 
Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1363, 1893 Columbian IssueColumbian Exposition Admission Tickets, Columbian Exposition Admission TicketsColumbian Exposition Admission Tickets. Four different, incl. illustrations of Columbus, Washington, Lincoln and Indian, each with different color safety printing, fresh and Very Fine

E. 150-200
160
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1364
nh
Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1364, 1893 Columbian Issue1c-3c Columbian (230-232), 1c-3c Columbian (230-232)1c-3c Columbian (230-232). Mint N.H., beautifully centered, Extremely Fine group, 1c with 1997 P.F. certificate and 2c 1999 P.S.E. certificate for block of four (top right stamp)

262
375
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1365
nh
Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1365, 1893 Columbian Issue2c Columbian (231), 2c Columbian (231)2c Columbian (231). Mint N.H., unusually choice Jumbo margins and almost perfectly centered, Extremely Fine, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90 Jumbo; SMQ $205.00 as 90, $630.00 as 95)

55
275
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1366
nh
Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1366, 1893 Columbian Issue3c Columbian (232), 3c Columbian (232)3c Columbian (232). Mint N.H. with part imprint at left, deep rich color and proof-like impression, choice centering with wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2006 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,450.00)

150
1,000
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1367
nh
Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1367, 1893 Columbian Issue3c Columbian (232), 3c Columbian (232)3c Columbian (232). Mint N.H., fabulous Jumbo margins with phenomenal centering, bright and crisp, Extremely Fine, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90 Jumbo; SMQ $420.00 as 90, $1,450.00 as 95)

150
550
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1368
nh
Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1368, 1893 Columbian Issue3c Columbian (232), 3c Columbian (232)3c Columbian (232). Mint N.H. with selvage at left, intense shade and impression, well-proportioned margins, Extremely Fine, with 2006 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $420.00)

150
300
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1369
nh
Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1369, 1893 Columbian Issue3c Columbian (232), 3c Columbian (232)3c Columbian (232). Mint N.H. with selvage at left, intense shade, wide margins, fresh and Extremely Fine, with 2006 P.S.E. certificate (VF-XF 85; SMQ $240.00)

150
170
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1370
nh
Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1370, 1893 Columbian Issue4c Columbian (233), 4c Columbian (233)4c Columbian (233). Mint N.H., incredibly wide margins of near-Jumbo proportions, delightful color on crisp white paper, Extremely Fine, ex Morris, with 1991 P.F. certificate

225
700
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1371
nh
Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1371, 1893 Columbian Issue5c Columbian (234), 5c Columbian (234)5c Columbian (234). Mint N.H., balanced margins and almost perfect centering, strong color, Extremely Fine, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (VF-XF 85; SMQ $415.00)

250
300
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1372
nh
Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1372, 1893 Columbian Issue5c Columbian (234), 5c Columbian (234)5c Columbian (234). Mint N.H., wide margins and almost perfectly centered, deep rich color and clear impression, Extremely Fine, with 1999 P.F. certificate

250
350
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1373
nh
Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1373, 1893 Columbian Issue5c Columbian (234), 5c Columbian (234)5c Columbian (234). Mint N.H. with part left imprint margin, choice margins, Very Fine and choice, with 2005 P.F. certificate for vertical pair with left imprint

250
325
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1374
 
Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1374, 1893 Columbian Issue5c Columbian (234), 5c Columbian (234)5c Columbian (234). Lightly cancelled, perfectly balanced Jumbo margins, strong color, Extremely Fine Gem, a note from master grader William Litle of P.S.E. accompanies wherein he states "This is, I believe, the finest used Columbian so far (only a 230 '98J' and a 239 '98' precede this one).", with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98 Jumbo; $490.00 as an ordinary 98, 100 grade not listed)

8
3,250
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1375
nh
Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1375, 1893 Columbian Issue6c Columbian (235), 6c Columbian (235)6c Columbian (235). Mint N.H., choice wide margins, lovely color, Very Fine and handsome, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate

225
130
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1376
nh
Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1376, 1893 Columbian Issue6c Columbian (235), 6c Columbian (235)6c Columbian (235). Mint N.H., brilliant color, well-balanced margins, light natural vertical gum wrinkle at right, Very Fine, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (VF 80; SMQ $225.00)

225
160
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1377
nh
Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1377, 1893 Columbian Issue8c Columbian (236), 8c Columbian (236)8c Columbian (236). Mint N.H., beautifully centered, bright and crisp, Extremely Fine

200
0
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1378
nh
Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1378, 1893 Columbian Issue10c Columbian (237), 10c Columbian (237)10c Columbian (237). Mint N.H., deep rich color, expertly reperfed at left (not mentioned on earlier certificate), Very Fine appearance, with 1988 P.F. and 2007 P.S.E. certificates

350
200
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1379
nh
Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1379, 1893 Columbian Issue15c Columbian (238), 15c Columbian (238)15c Columbian (238). Mint N.H., brilliant color on bright paper, choice centering with wide margins

EXTREMELY FINE MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 15-CENT COLUMBIAN.

With 2005 P.S.E. and 2007 P.F. certificates (latter XF 90; SMQ $2,150.00)

750
1,600
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1380
nh
Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1380, 1893 Columbian Issue15c Columbian (238), 15c Columbian (238)15c Columbian (238). Mint N.H., essentially perfectly centered, magnificent deep rich color, tiny trivial margin thin speck, Extremely Fine appearance

750
425
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1381
 
No Lot.
0
0
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1382
nh
Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1382, 1893 Columbian Issue30c Columbian (239), 30c Columbian (239)30c Columbian (239). Mint N.H., bright color and detailed impression, choice centering with well-balanced margins

EXTREMELY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 30-CENT COLUMBIAN.

With 1999 P.F. and 2007 P.S.E. certificates (XF 90; SMQ $2,450.00)

900
2,100
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1383
og
Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1383, 1893 Columbian Issue50c Columbian (240), 50c Columbian (240)50c Columbian (240). Original gum, lightly hinged, intense shade and impression on bright paper, well-balanced margins, fresh and Extremely Fine, with 1978 P.F. certificate

600
750
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1384
og
Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1384, 1893 Columbian Issue50c Columbian (240), 50c Columbian (240)50c Columbian (240). Original gum, lightly hinged, exceptional margins and near perfect centering, intense color on bright paper, Extremely Fine

600
650
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1385
og
Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1385, 1893 Columbian Issue50c Columbian (240), 50c Columbian (240)50c Columbian (240). Original gum, small h.r., nicely centered, Very Fine

600
170
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1386
og
Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1386, 1893 Columbian Issue$1.00 Columbian (241), $1.00 Columbian (241)$1.00 Columbian (241). Original gum, lightly hinged, exceptionally wide and well-balanced margins, rich color, Very Fine and choice, with 2006 P.S.E. certificate

1,200
1,100
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1387
og
Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1387, 1893 Columbian Issue$1.00 Columbian (241), $1.00 Columbian (241)$1.00 Columbian (241). Original gum, brilliant color, wide margins, fresh and Very Fine, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate

1,200
1,000
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1388
og
Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1388, 1893 Columbian Issue$1.00 Columbian (241), $1.00 Columbian (241)$1.00 Columbian (241). Original gum, radiant color, well-proportioned margins, trivial natural inclusion at left not mentioned on accompanying certificate, Very Fine and choice, with 1986 P.F. certificate

1,200
0
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1389
og
Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1389, 1893 Columbian Issue$1.00 Columbian (241), $1.00 Columbian (241)$1.00 Columbian (241). Original gum, h.r., well-centered, exceptionally attractive fiery color, mild corner bend bottom right, otherwise Very Fine

1,200
400
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1390
og
Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1390, 1893 Columbian Issue$1.00 Columbian (241), $1.00 Columbian (241)$1.00 Columbian (241). Original gum, lightly hinged, radiant color, tiny natural inclusion speck, Fine and attractive

1,200
450
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1391
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Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1391, 1893 Columbian Issue$1.00 Columbian (241), $1.00 Columbian (241)$1.00 Columbian (241). Unused (no gum), rich color, Fine

625
325
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1392
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Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1392, 1893 Columbian Issue$1.00 Columbian (241), $1.00 Columbian (241)$1.00 Columbian (241). Wonderfully well-centered, deep rich color, small part of a town circular datestamp, Extremely Fine, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $1,350.00)

650
1,100
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1393
og
Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1393, 1893 Columbian Issue$2.00 Columbian (242), $2.00 Columbian (242)$2.00 Columbian (242). Original gum, lightly hinged, rich color, Very Fine and choice, with 2005 P.F. certificate

1,250
1,100
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1394
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Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1394, 1893 Columbian Issue$2.00 Columbian (242), $2.00 Columbian (242)$2.00 Columbian (242). Unused (regummed), wide margins and well-centered, strong rich color, Very Fine

625
475
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1395
og
Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1395, 1893 Columbian Issue$3.00 Columbian (243), $3.00 Columbian (243)$3.00 Columbian (243). Original gum, minor h.r., choice margins and essentially perfect centering, bright color, tiny indentation in margin above "E" of America, otherwise Extremely Fine Gem

1,900
0
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1396
og
Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1396, 1893 Columbian Issue$3.00 Columbian (243), $3.00 Columbian (243)$3.00 Columbian (243). Original gum, exceptionally well-centered, tiny thin spot, Extremely Fine appearance

1,900
700
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1397
og
Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1397, 1893 Columbian Issue$3.00 Olive Green Columbian (243a), $3.00 Olive Green Columbian (243a)$3.00 Olive Green Columbian (243a). Slightly disturbed original gum, rich color, closed tear at bottom, otherwise Fine, with 1996 P.F. certificate which only mentions the slightly disturbed original gum

1,900
500
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1398
og
Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1398, 1893 Columbian Issue$3.00 Columbian (243), $3.00 Columbian (243)$3.00 Columbian (243). Original gum, bright color, few creases, thinned at top left, appears Fine, with 1976 P.F. certificate

1,900
375
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1399
 
Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1399, 1893 Columbian Issue$3.00 Columbian (243), $3.00 Columbian (243)$3.00 Columbian (243). Choice wide margins and incredibly well-centered, neat New York registry oval cancel, Extremely Fine, with 2006 P.S.E. certificate conservatively graded XF 90 (SMQ $2,100.00); in our opinion this is a solid XF-Superb 95

1,000
2,200
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1400
og
Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1400, 1893 Columbian Issue$4.00 Columbian (244), $4.00 Columbian (244)$4.00 Columbian (244). Original gum, beautiful vivid color, small thin spot, Fine appearance

2,600
700
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1401
og
Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1401, 1893 Columbian Issue$4.00 Columbian (244), $4.00 Columbian (244)$4.00 Columbian (244). Original gum, lightly hinged, deep rich color, couple tiny natural gum inclusion specks, Fine and attractive

2,600
0
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1402
og
Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1402, 1893 Columbian Issue$4.00 Columbian (244), $4.00 Columbian (244)$4.00 Columbian (244). Disturbed original gum, nice margins and well-centered, lovely bright color, minute thin speck, Very Fine appearance

2,600
750
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1403
og
Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1403, 1893 Columbian Issue$5.00 Columbian (245), $5.00 Columbian (245)$5.00 Columbian (245). Original gum, small paper remnant, uncharacteristically wide margins, single short perf at left, otherwise Very Fine and choice, remarkably wide-margined example of the Columbian Issue high value

3,000
1,100
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1404
og
Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1404, 1893 Columbian Issue$5.00 Columbian (245), $5.00 Columbian (245)$5.00 Columbian (245). Original gum, intense color, Fine, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate

3,000
1,000
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1405
ng
Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1405, 1893 Columbian Issue$5.00 Columbian (245), $5.00 Columbian (245)$5.00 Columbian (245). Traces of original gum, wonderful Jumbo margins and almost perfectly centered, tiny margin flaw right center, otherwise Extremely Fine, Scott Retail as no gum

1,500
700
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1406
ng
Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1406, 1893 Columbian Issue$5.00 Columbian (245), $5.00 Columbian (245)$5.00 Columbian (245). Unused (no gum), intense color, Very Fine and attractive

1,500
850
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1407
 
Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1407, 1893 Columbian Issue$5.00 Columbian (245), $5.00 Columbian (245)$5.00 Columbian (245). Nice margins, unusual circle of "V's cancel, Fine

1,500
0
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