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Sale 946 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Monday, 12 November, 2007

Category — 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
634
 
Columbian Exposition Collateral. "The Book Of The Fair", large volume with gilt edge pages and leather, loaded with illustrations and judging from the size of this book, probably the most informative one available, much of spine missing and what remains is separated, some leather deterioration, contents Very Fine

E. 200-300
170
635
nh
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 635, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)1c Columbian (230), 1c Columbian (230)1c Columbian (230). Mint N.H., radiant color on bright paper, gorgeous centering with wide and balanced margins

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE ONE-CENT COLUMBIAN ISSUE, WHICH HAS BEEN AWARDED THE GRADE OF SUPERB 98 BY P.S.E.

With 2006 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $2,750.00). Only two have graded higher to date.

60
2,700
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636
nh
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 636, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)1c Columbian (230), 1c Columbian (230)1c Columbian (230). Mint N.H., choice margins and centering, intense color, Extremely Fine, with 2005 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $660.00)

60
425
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637
nh
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 637, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)1c Columbian (230), 1c Columbian (230)1c Columbian (230). Mint N.H., incredibly wide margins of Jumbo proportions and essentially perfectly centered, bright color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2003 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $660.00), inexplicably this did not receive the "J" Jumbo appelation

60
650
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638
nh
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 638, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)1c Columbian (230), 1c Columbian (230)1c Columbian (230). Mint N.H., unusually wide and almost equally balanced margins, strong color on crisp white paper, Extremely Fine, with 2007 P.F. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $205.00)

60
180
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639
nh
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 639, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)1c Columbian (230), 1c Columbian (230)1c Columbian (230). Mint N.H., choice balanced margins, fresh and bright, Extremely Fine, with 2006 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $205.00)

60
150
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640
nh
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 640, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)2c Columbian (231), 2c Columbian (231)2c Columbian (231). Mint N.H. with part imprint in selvage at top, deep rich color and proof-like impression on bright paper, beautiful centering with enormous margins all around, Extremely Fine Gem, a fabulous stamp, ex Morris, with 1991 P.F. certificate

57
700
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641
nh
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 641, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)2c Columbian (231), 2c Columbian (231)2c Columbian (231). Mint N.H., beautifully centered, intense color, sharp impression, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $660.00)

57
400
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642
nh
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 642, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)2c Columbian (231), 2c Columbian (231)2c Columbian (231). Mint N.H., beautiful margins and centering, rich color, Extremely Fine, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $205.00)

57
140
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643
nh
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 643, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)3c Columbian (232), 3c Columbian (232)3c Columbian (232). Mint N.H., fabulous wide Jumbo margins and perfectly balanced horizontally and vertically, magnificent rich color on crisp paper

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A MAGNIFICENT 3-CENT COLUMBIAN CERTIFIED BY P.S.E. AS XF-SUPERB 95 JUMBO.

With 2004 P.F. and 2007 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $1,500.00 for 95, $5,800.00 for 98)

150
1,500
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644
nh
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 644, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)3c Columbian (232), 3c Columbian (232)3c Columbian (232). Mint N.H., bright color, detailed impression, almost perfectly centered with wide and balanced margins

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A BEAUTIFUL MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 3-CENT COLUMBIAN ISSUE

P.S.E. encapsulated (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,500.00)

150
950
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645
nh
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 645, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)3c Columbian (232), 3c Columbian (232)3c Columbian (232). Mint N.H., unusually deep rich color and proof-like impression on bright paper, Jumbo margins, small natural gum skips, still Extremely Fine Gem quality, with 2006 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $1,500.00 as 95, $5,800.00 as 98)

150
1,600
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646
nh
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 646, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)3c Columbian (232), 3c Columbian (232)3c Columbian (232). Mint N.H., almost perfectly centered, wonderfully fresh and Extremely Fine, with 2005 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $420.00)

150
300
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647
nh
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 647, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)3c Columbian (232), 3c Columbian (232)3c Columbian (232). Mint N.H., deep rich color and proof-like impression, fresh and Very Fine

150
100
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648
ogbl
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 648, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)3c Columbian (232), 3c Columbian (232)3c Columbian (232). Block of eight, right stamps lightly hinged, other six stamps Mint N.H., rich color, few small natural inclusions, Very Fine, Scott Retail as singles

1,020
350
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649
nh
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 649, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)4c Columbian (233), 4c Columbian (233)4c Columbian (233). Mint N.H., deep rich color and proof-like impression, wide and balanced margins

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 4-CENT COLUMBIAN ISSUE, WHICH HAS BEEN GRADED SUPERB 98 BY P.S.E.

With 2005 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $8,750.00). Only two have graded higher to date.

230
6,750
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650
nh
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 650, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)4c Columbian (233), 4c Columbian (233)4c Columbian (233). Mint N.H. and showing three-leaf variety with extra leaf the the left of the righthand "4", brilliant color, perfectly centered with wide and balanced margins

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 4-CENT COLUMBIAN ISSUE, SHOWING THE "THREE-LEAF" VARIETY.

With 2006 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $8,750.00). Only two have graded higher to date.

230
6,000
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651
og
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 651, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)4c Columbian (233), 4c Columbian (233)4c Columbian (233). Original gum, lightly hinged, huge Jumbo margins, bright color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $295.00 as 95, $600.00 as 98)

90
325
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652
nh
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 652, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)4c Columbian (233), 4c Columbian (233)4c Columbian (233). Mint N.H., extraordinarily well-centered, marvelous color and impression on bright white paper, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2006 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $2,200.00)

230
1,600
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653
nh
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 653, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)4c Columbian (233), 4c Columbian (233)4c Columbian (233). Mint N.H., wonderfully well-centered, lovely pastel color, Extremely Fine, with 2003 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $660.00)

230
400
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654
nh
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 654, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)4c Columbian (233), 4c Columbian (233)4c Columbian (233). Mint N.H., wide Jumbo margins and almost perfectly centered, marvelous color on bright white paper, Very Fine and choice, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (VF-XF 85 Jumbo; SMQ $365.00 as 85, $660.00 as 90)

230
275
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655
nh
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 655, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)4c Columbian (233), 4c Columbian (233)4c Columbian (233). Mint N.H., rich color and proof-like impression on bright paper, gorgeous centering with wide margins all around, Extremely Fine, a beautiful stamp, with 1991 P.F. certificate

230
425
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656
nh
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 656, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)5c Columbian (234), 5c Columbian (234)5c Columbian (234). Mint N.H., intense shade and impression, gorgeous centering with wide and balanced margins

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 5-CENT COLUMBIAN, WHICH HAS BEEN GRADED SUPERB 98 BY P.S.E.

With 1981 P.F. and 2005 P.S.E. certificates (Superb 98; SMQ $9,450.00). Only one has graded higher to date.

260
7,500
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657
nh
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 657, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)5c Columbian (234), 5c Columbian (234)5c Columbian (234). Mint N.H., remarkably detailed impression and color and fresh as the day it was printed, gorgeous centering with Jumbo margins all around

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A MAGNIFICENT MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 5-CENT COLUMBIAN.

With 1989 P.F. certificate.

250
0
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658
nh
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 658, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)5c Columbian (234), 5c Columbian (234)5c Columbian (234). Mint N.H., choice Jumbo margins and almost perfectly centered, lovely color on crisp paper, Extremely Fine, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90 Jumbo; SMQ $740.00 for 90, $2,450.00 for 95)

260
700
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659
nh
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 659, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)5c Columbian (234), 5c Columbian (234)5c Columbian (234). Mint N.H., remarkably well-centered, fresh, deep rich color, Extremely Fine, with 2007 P.F. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $740.00)

260
450
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660
nh
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 660, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)5c Columbian (234), 5c Columbian (234)5c Columbian (234). Mint N.H., exceptionally well-centered, deep rich color, Extremely Fine, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $740.00)

260
475
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661
nh
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 661, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)5c Columbian (234), 5c Columbian (234)5c Columbian (234). Mint N.H., rich color and well-struck impression, wide margins, Very Fine and choice, an attractive stamp

260
0
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662
nh
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 662, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)6c Red Violet, Columbian (235a), 6c Red Violet, Columbian (235a)6c Red Violet, Columbian (235a). Mint N.H., rich color on post-office fresh paper, perfectly centered with wide margins

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 6-CENT COLUMBIAN ISSUE, WHICH HAS BEEN GRADED SUPERB 98 BY THE PHILATELIC FOUNDATION.

With 2000 and 2006 P.F. certificates (Superb 98; SMQ $8,750.00)

230
3,000
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663
nh
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 663, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)6c Columbian (235), 6c Columbian (235)6c Columbian (235). Mint N.H., brilliant color on bright paper, well-proportioned margins, Very Fine, with 2003 P.S.E. certificate (F-VF 75; SMQ $85.00 as 70, $225.00 as 80)

230
0
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664
 
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 664, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)6c Columbian (235), 6c Columbian (235)6c Columbian (235). Wide margins and nearly perfectly centered, light cancel and good color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $270.00), only one reported in this grade and only one higher (95J)

22
1,800
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665
nh
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 665, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)8c Columbian (236), 8c Columbian (236)8c Columbian (236). Mint N.H., wide margins and almost perfectly centered, lovely bright color on crisp paper, Extremely Fine Gem, with 1997 P.S.E. certificate for block of four (top left stamp) and 2007 P.S.E. certificate as this single (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $2,150.00)

200
1,800
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666
nh
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 666, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)8c Columbian (236), 8c Columbian (236)8c Columbian (236). Mint N.H., choice margins and centering, lovely color, Extremely Fine, with 2007 P.F. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $620.00)

200
450
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667
nh
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 667, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)8c Columbian (236), 8c Columbian (236)8c Columbian (236). Mint N.H., exceptionally well-centered, deep rich color, Extremely Fine, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $620.00)

200
450
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668
nh
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 668, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)8c Columbian (236), 8c Columbian (236)8c Columbian (236). Mint N.H., rich color and proof-like impression, Very Fine, with 1989 P.F. certificate

200
130
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669
ogbl
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 669, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)8c Columbian (236), 8c Columbian (236)8c Columbian (236). Block of four, original gum, top pair lightly hinged, bottom pair Mint N.H., wonderfully well-centered, Extremely Fine, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate

560
550
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670
nhbl
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 670, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)8c Columbian (236), 8c Columbian (236)8c Columbian (236). Mint N.H. block of four with left imprint selvage (lightly hinged in selvage), wonderful color and impression, Very Fine, with 2007 P.F. certificate

800
850
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671
nh
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 671, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)10c Columbian (237), 10c Columbian (237)10c Columbian (237). Mint N.H., choice intense Gray Black shade, fresh, Very Fine, with 2005 P.F. certificate as "Black Brown"

350
275
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672
og
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 672, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)15c Columbian (238), 15c Columbian (238)15c Columbian (238). Original gum, lightly hinged, remarkably well-centered, deep strong color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2005 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $760.00)

250
700
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673
nh
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 673, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)15c Columbian (238), 15c Columbian (238)15c Columbian (238). Mint N.H. except minor gum adhesion specks, fabulous wide margins and intense color, Extremely Fine, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (VF 80 Jumbo; SMQ $740.00 for 80, $1,200.00 for 85), Scott Retail as Mint N.H.

750
1,800
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674
nh
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 674, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)15c Columbian (238), 15c Columbian (238)15c Columbian (238). Mint N.H., choice margins and well-centered, lovely color and strong impression, Very Fine, with 1993 and 2007 P.S.E. certificates

750
700
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675
nh
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 675, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)15c Columbian (238), 15c Columbian (238)15c Columbian (238). Mint N.H., radiant color, wide margins, light natural gum bend at top, Very Fine, with 2002 P.S.E. certificate

750
275
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676
nh
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 676, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)30c Columbian (239), 30c Columbian (239)30c Columbian (239). Mint N.H., choice balanced margins, pristine color and impression

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 30-CENT COLUMBIAN ISSUE. THIS PHENOMENAL STAMP HAS BEEN AWARDED THE GRADE OF XF-SUPERB 95 BY P.S.E.

With 2007 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $7,600.00)

900
5,250
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677
nh
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 677, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)30c Columbian (239), 30c Columbian (239)30c Columbian (239). Mint N.H., handsomely centered, fresh and bright, Extremely Fine, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (VF-XF 85; SMQ $1,400.00)

900
900
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678
nh
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 678, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)30c Columbian (239), 30c Columbian (239)30c Columbian (239). Mint N.H., intense shade and impression, faint corner crease at bottom right, expertly reperfed at right, Fine appearance

900
180
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679
og
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 679, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)30c Columbian (239), 30c Columbian (239)30c Columbian (239). Original gum, lightly hinged, deep rich color on bright paper, well-proportioned margins, Very Fine and choice

300
235
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680
nh
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 680, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)50c Columbian (240), 50c Columbian (240)50c Columbian (240). Mint N.H., deep rich color and proof-like impression on bright paper, unusually choice centering with well-balanced margins

EXTREMELY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 50-CENT COLUMBIAN ISSUE.

With 2005 P.F. certificate

1,800
1,800
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681
og
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 681, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)50c Columbian (240), 50c Columbian (240)50c Columbian (240). Original gum, lightly hinged, wide margins of Jumbo proportions, Extremely Fine, eye-catching example, with 2007 P.F. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $1,000.00)

600
800
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682
og
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 682, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)50c Columbian (240), 50c Columbian (240)50c Columbian (240). Original gum, lightly hinged, deep rich color, choice centering, Extremely Fine, with 2006 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $1,000.00)

600
700
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683
og
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 683, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)50c Columbian (240), 50c Columbian (240)50c Columbian (240). Original gum, lightly hinged, wide margins, especially at top and bottom, marvelous intense color, Extremely Fine, with 2007 P.F. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $1,000.00)

600
650
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684
og
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 684, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)50c Columbian (240), 50c Columbian (240)50c Columbian (240). Original gum, attractive margins and centering, intense color, Very Fine and choice, with 2007 P.F. certificate (VF-XF 85; SMQ $780.00)

600
500
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685
og
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 685, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)50c Columbian (240), 50c Columbian (240)50c Columbian (240). Original gum, incredibly intense color, Very Fine, with 2007 P.F. certificate (VF-XF 85; SMQ $780.00)

600
500
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686
og
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 686, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)50c Columbian (240), 50c Columbian (240)50c Columbian (240). Original gum, wide margins and attractively centered, intense shade on bright paper, Very Fine, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate

600
400
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687
 
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 687, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)50c Columbian (240), 50c Columbian (240)50c Columbian (240). Perfectly centered with Jumbo margins, deep rich color on bright paper, duplex cancel leaves design clearly visible

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB USED EXAMPLE OF THE 50-CENT COLUMBIAN ISSUE, WHICH HAS BEEN GRADED 95 JUMBO BY P.S.E. -- THE HIGHEST GRADE AWARDED TO DATE.

With 1997 P.F. and 2007 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $1,150.00 as 95, $2,650.00 as 98). This is the highest grade awarded by P.S.E. to a used 50c Columbian, and only one other has achieved this grade.

180
2,700
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688
 
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 688, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)50c Columbian (240), 50c Columbian (240)50c Columbian (240). Jumbo margins, exceptionally well-centered, oval grid and duplex datestamp cancel, bright white paper, Extremely Fine, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90 Jumbo; SMQ $455.00 for 90, $1,150.00 for 95)

180
1,000
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689
 
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 689, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)50c Columbian (240), 50c Columbian (240)50c Columbian (240). Lightly cancelled, beautiful margins and centering, Extremely Fine, with 2007 P.F. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $455.00)

180
425
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690
nh
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 690, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)$1.00 Columbian (241), $1.00 Columbian (241)$1.00 Columbian (241). Mint N.H. with selvage at right, brilliant color on crisp paper

VERY FINE AND CHOICE MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE $1.00 COLUMBIAN ISSUE.

With copy of 2004 P.F. certificate for vertical strip of four

4,000
2,150
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691
og
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 691, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)$1.00 Columbian (241), $1.00 Columbian (241)$1.00 Columbian (241). Original gum, lightly hinged, brilliant color, small natural inclusion at bottom right, Extremely Fine

1,200
800
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692
og
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 692, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)$1.00 Columbian (241), $1.00 Columbian (241)$1.00 Columbian (241). Original gum, lightly hinged, wide margins, wonderfully fresh with magnificent fiery color, reperfed at left, Extremely Fine appearance, with 2007 P.F. certificate

1,200
500
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693
og
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 693, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)$1.00 Columbian (241), $1.00 Columbian (241)$1.00 Columbian (241). Original gum, lightly hinged, vivid color, fresh and something between Fine and Very Fine, with 2007 P.F. certificate

1,200
550
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694
og
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 694, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)$1.00 Columbian (241), $1.00 Columbian (241)$1.00 Columbian (241). Slightly disturbed original gum, wonderful fiery color, Fine, with 2007 P.F. certificate

1,200
400
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695
ng
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 695, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)$1.00 Columbian (241), $1.00 Columbian (241)$1.00 Columbian (241). Unused (no gum), radiant color, fresh and Fine

650
180
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696
og
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 696, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)$1.00 Columbian (241), $1.00 Columbian (241)$1.00 Columbian (241). Lovely balanced margins, rich color, neat oval cancel, Extremely Fine, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $1,350.00)

650
800
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697
 
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 697, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)$1.00 Columbian (241), $1.00 Columbian (241)$1.00 Columbian (241). Oval grid and 1893 duplex circular datestamp, Very Fine, with 2007 P.F. certificate

650
375
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698
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Sale Number 946, Lot Number 698, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)$2.00 Columbian (242), $2.00 Columbian (242)$2.00 Columbian (242). Original gum, lightly hinged, exceptionally well-centered, deep rich color and sharp impression, Extremely Fine, with 2001 P.F. and 2004 P.S.E. certificates (XF 90; SMQ $2,100.00)

1,250
1,700
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699
og
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 699, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)$2.00 Columbian (242), $2.00 Columbian (242)$2.00 Columbian (242). Original gum, bright color, wide margins, light natural gum wrinkle at bottom, Very Fine, with 2006 P.S.E. certificate

1,250
800
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700
og
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 700, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)$2.00 Columbian (242), $2.00 Columbian (242)$2.00 Columbian (242). Original gum, wide margins, remarkably fresh with lovely pastel shade, light natural internal wrinkle, Very Fine

1,250
550
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701
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Sale Number 946, Lot Number 701, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)$2.00 Columbian (242), $2.00 Columbian (242)$2.00 Columbian (242). Original gum, lightly hinged, marvelous centering and wonderful deep rich color, tiny corner perf crease of little significance, otherwise Extremely Fine, with 2007 P.F. certificate

1,250
650
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702
og
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 702, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)$2.00 Columbian (242), $2.00 Columbian (242)$2.00 Columbian (242). Slightly disturbed original gum from hinge removal, exceptionally well-centered, lovely color, tiny natural paper inclusion, Very Fine and choice, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (VF-XF 85; SMQ $1,600.00)

1,250
700
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703
 
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 703, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)$2.00 Columbian (242), $2.00 Columbian (242)$2.00 Columbian (242). Attractively centered, light oval registry cancel, couple tiny creases, otherwise Very Fine

600
275
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704
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Sale Number 946, Lot Number 704, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)$3.00 Columbian (243), $3.00 Columbian (243)$3.00 Columbian (243). Original gum, lightly hinged, choice margins and essentially perfectly centered, marvelous deep strong color

EXTREMELY FINE. ONLY A TINY FRACTION OF THE SURVIVING ORIGINAL-GUM $3.00 COLUMBIAN STAMPS ARE AVAILABLE IN THIS XF-SUPERB 95 GRADE.

With 2007 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $6,200.00)

1,900
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705
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Sale Number 946, Lot Number 705, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)$3.00 Columbian (243), $3.00 Columbian (243)$3.00 Columbian (243). Original gum, lightly hinged, strong color, attractive margins and centering, Very Fine and choice, with 2007 P.F. certificate (VF-XF 85; SMQ $2,400.00)

1,900
1,500
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Sale Number 946, Lot Number 706, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)$3.00 Columbian (243), $3.00 Columbian (243)$3.00 Columbian (243). Original gum, small h.r., brilliant color, reperfed at top, Very Fine appearance

1,900
400
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707
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Sale Number 946, Lot Number 707, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)$3.00 Columbian (243), $3.00 Columbian (243)$3.00 Columbian (243). Original gum, single light hinge mark, bright shade on crisp paper, fresh and Fine, with 2001 P.S.E. certificate

1,900
650
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708
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Sale Number 946, Lot Number 708, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)$3.00 Columbian (243), $3.00 Columbian (243)$3.00 Columbian (243). Disturbed original gum, rich color, small thin spot, tiny toned speck, appears Very Fine

1,900
475
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709
 
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 709, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)$3.00 Columbian (243), $3.00 Columbian (243)$3.00 Columbian (243). Chicago Ill. May 13 circular datestamp, inclusion and couple thin spots, Extremely Fine appearance

1,000
325
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710
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Sale Number 946, Lot Number 710, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)$4.00 Rose Carmine, Columbian (244a), $4.00 Rose Carmine, Columbian (244a)$4.00 Rose Carmine, Columbian (244a). Original gum, well-centered, lovely fresh bright color, Very Fine, with 2007 P.F. certificate

2,600
1,800
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Sale Number 946, Lot Number 711, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)$4.00 Columbian (244), $4.00 Columbian (244)$4.00 Columbian (244). Original gum, lightly hinged, fresh, vivid color, Very Fine and attractive, with 2007 P.F. certificate

2,600
1,700
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712
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Sale Number 946, Lot Number 712, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)$4.00 Columbian (244), $4.00 Columbian (244)$4.00 Columbian (244). Original gum, single hinge mark, brilliant color, wide margins, fresh and Fine, with 2000 P.F. certificate

2,600
1,100
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Sale Number 946, Lot Number 713, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)$4.00 Columbian (244), $4.00 Columbian (244)$4.00 Columbian (244). Disturbed original gum, some slight overall toning, otherwise Fine, with 1979 P.F. certificate

2,600
550
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714
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Sale Number 946, Lot Number 714, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)$4.00 Columbian (244), $4.00 Columbian (244)$4.00 Columbian (244). Original gum, small h.r., radiant color on bright paper, fresh and Fine

2,600
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Sale Number 946, Lot Number 715, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)$4.00 Columbian (244), $4.00 Columbian (244)$4.00 Columbian (244). Unused (regummed), thin spots, bright color, Very Fine appearance

1,300
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716
 
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 716, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)$4.00 Columbian (244), $4.00 Columbian (244)$4.00 Columbian (244). Lightly struck oval cancel, deep rich color and exceptionally well-centered

EXTREMELY FINE. AN EXCEPTIONALLY CHOICE USED $4.00 COLUMBIAN.

With 2005 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $2,700.00)

1,300
2,100
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717
 
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 717, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)$4.00 Columbian (244), $4.00 Columbian (244)$4.00 Columbian (244). Rich color, registry oval cancel and additional red crayon along bottom as sometimes found among registered usages, Very Fine and choice, with 2007 P.F. certificate

1,300
750
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718
 
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 718, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)$4.00 Columbian (244), $4.00 Columbian (244)$4.00 Columbian (244). Oval cancels, faint thin spot, Fine appearance

1,300
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Sale Number 946, Lot Number 719, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)$5.00 Columbian (245), $5.00 Columbian (245)$5.00 Columbian (245). Original gum, choice centering with well-proportioned margins, detailed impression

EXTREMELY FINE GEM ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE $5.00 COLUMBIAN ISSUE.

With 1991 P.F. and 2007 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $9,550.00).

3,000
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720
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Sale Number 946, Lot Number 720, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)$5.00 Columbian (245), $5.00 Columbian (245)$5.00 Columbian (245). Original gum, lightly hinged, wide margins all around, essentially Jumbo proportions and quite well-centered, fresh, intense shade

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. ONE OF THE WIDEST-MARGINED EXAMPLES OF THE $5.00 COLUMBIAN WE HAVE SEEN.

With 2006 P.F. certificate

3,000
5,000
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Sale Number 946, Lot Number 721, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)$5.00 Columbian (245), $5.00 Columbian (245)$5.00 Columbian (245). Original gum, small h.r., intense shade and impression,

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

With 2000 P.F. and 2002 P.S.E. certificates

3,000
1,800
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722
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Sale Number 946, Lot Number 722, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)$5.00 Columbian (245), $5.00 Columbian (245)$5.00 Columbian (245). Original gum, choice margins and quite well-centered, deep shade, Very Fine, with 2007 P.F. certificate

3,000
1,600
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Sale Number 946, Lot Number 723, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)$5.00 Columbian (245), $5.00 Columbian (245)$5.00 Columbian (245). Original gum, exceptionally well-centered, single misaligned perf hole at lower left, otherwise Extremely Fine, with 2007 P.F. certificate

3,000
1,100
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Sale Number 946, Lot Number 724, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)$5.00 Columbian (245), $5.00 Columbian (245)$5.00 Columbian (245). Original gum, small h.r., detailed impression on bright paper, small corner crease at top left, appears Fine

3,000
650
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725
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Sale Number 946, Lot Number 725, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)$5.00 Columbian (245), $5.00 Columbian (245)$5.00 Columbian (245). Small part disturbed original gum, intense shade and impression, toned spot at left, otherwise Very Fine

3,000
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Sale Number 946, Lot Number 726, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)$5.00 Columbian (245), $5.00 Columbian (245)$5.00 Columbian (245). Unused (regummed), intense shade and impression, Fine

1,500
575
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727
 
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 727, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)$5.00 Columbian (245), $5.00 Columbian (245)$5.00 Columbian (245). Attractively centered, oval registry cancel, a strong Very Fine and really Extremely Fine in terms of centering, with 2007 P.F. certificate (VF-XF 85; SMQ $2,100.00)

1,500
1,500
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728
 
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 728, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)$5.00 Columbian (245), $5.00 Columbian (245)$5.00 Columbian (245). Choice centering, neat "New York N.Y. Jun. 21, 1893" circular datestamp, expertly reperfed at left, tiny thin speck, Extremely Fine appearance

1,500
1,000
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729
 
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 729, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)$5.00 Columbian (245), $5.00 Columbian (245)$5.00 Columbian (245). Nice margins, bold oval registry cancel, filled thin, Very Fine appearance

1,500
500
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