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Sale 975 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday-Thursday, 23-25 June, 2009

Category — 1893 Columbian Issue (1c thru 8c, Scott 230-236)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1474
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Sale Number 975, Lot Number 1474, 1893 Columbian Issue (1c thru 8c, Scott 230-236)1c Columbian (230), 1c Columbian (230)1c Columbian (230). Mint N.H., rich color and proof-like impression on bright paper, wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 1999 P.F. and 2006 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $385.00)

60
225
1475
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Sale Number 975, Lot Number 1475, 1893 Columbian Issue (1c thru 8c, Scott 230-236)1c Columbian (230), 1c Columbian (230)1c Columbian (230). Mint N.H., wide margins and exceptionally well-centered, bright color and proof-like impression on crisp paper, Extremely Fine Gem, a beautiful stamp, with 1996 P.F. certificate

60
225
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1476
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Sale Number 975, Lot Number 1476, 1893 Columbian Issue (1c thru 8c, Scott 230-236)1c Columbian (230), 1c Columbian (230)1c Columbian (230). Block of four, bottom pair Mint N.H., beautifully centered, Extremely Fine

160
200
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1477
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Sale Number 975, Lot Number 1477, 1893 Columbian Issue (1c thru 8c, Scott 230-236)1c Columbian (230), 1c Columbian (230)1c Columbian (230). Mint N.H. block of four, wide margins and outstanding centering, wonderful bright color and impression, Extremely Fine, bottom pair exceptionally choice, with 2006 P.S.E. certificate, Scott Retail as four Mint N.H. singles

240
500
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1478
 
Sale Number 975, Lot Number 1478, 1893 Columbian Issue (1c thru 8c, Scott 230-236)1c Columbian (230), 1c Columbian (230)1c Columbian (230). Mathematically perfect centering, rich color and proof-like impression on bright paper, neat strike of Mass. machine cancel

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. THIS PHENOMENAL STAMP HAS BEEN AWARDED THE GRADE OF GEM 100 BY P.S.E.

With 2009 P.S.E. certificate (Gem 100; unpriced in SMQ above the grade of 98, SMQ $365.00 as 98)

0
3,750
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1479
 
Sale Number 975, Lot Number 1479, 1893 Columbian Issue (1c thru 8c, Scott 230-236)1c Columbian (230), 1c Columbian (230)1c Columbian (230). Jumbo margins, fresh color on bright paper and lightly cancelled, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $125.00 as 95, $365.00 as 98)

0
120
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1480
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Sale Number 975, Lot Number 1480, 1893 Columbian Issue (1c thru 8c, Scott 230-236)2c Columbian (231), 2c Columbian (231)2c Columbian (231). Mint N.H., unusually choice centering with wide and balanced margins, deep rich color, fresh and bright, Extremely Fine Gem, with 1999 P.F. certificate

60
190
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1481
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Sale Number 975, Lot Number 1481, 1893 Columbian Issue (1c thru 8c, Scott 230-236)2c Columbian (231), 2c Columbian (231)2c Columbian (231). Mint N.H., essentially perfectly balanced wide margins, fresh and Extremely Fine Gem, with 2002 P.F. certificate

60
120
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1482
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Sale Number 975, Lot Number 1482, 1893 Columbian Issue (1c thru 8c, Scott 230-236)2c Columbian, Broken Hat (231 var.), 2c Columbian, Broken Hat (231 var.)2c Columbian, Broken Hat (231 var.). Mint N.H., wide margins, rich color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,450.00)

175
750
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1483
 
Sale Number 975, Lot Number 1483, 1893 Columbian Issue (1c thru 8c, Scott 230-236)2c Columbian (231), 2c Columbian (231)2c Columbian (231). Brilliant color on post-office fresh paper, neat machine cancel, perfectly centered with wide margins, Extremely Fine Gem, a magnificent stamp, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $365.00), only one has graded higher to date and only one other shares this grade

0
325
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1484
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Sale Number 975, Lot Number 1484, 1893 Columbian Issue (1c thru 8c, Scott 230-236)2c-3c Columbian (232-233), 2c-3c Columbian (232-233)2c-3c Columbian (232-233). Mint N.H., rich colors, wide margins, Very Fine and choice

220
110
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1485
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Sale Number 975, Lot Number 1485, 1893 Columbian Issue (1c thru 8c, Scott 230-236)3c Columbian (232), 3c Columbian (232)3c Columbian (232). Mint N.H., deep rich color and proof-like impression, almost mathematically perfect centering

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 3-CENT COLUMBIAN ISSUE, WHICH HAS BEEN GRADED SUPERB 98 BY P.S.E.

P.S.E. encapsulated (Superb 98; SMQ $3,600.00). Only three have graded higher to date (all 98J).

160
1,800
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1486
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Sale Number 975, Lot Number 1486, 1893 Columbian Issue (1c thru 8c, Scott 230-236)3c Columbian (232), 3c Columbian (232)3c Columbian (232). Mint N.H., deep rich color and proof-like impression on post-office fresh paper, unusually wide and balanced margins

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. THIS SUPERB MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 3-CENT COLUMBIAN ISSUE HAS BEEN GRADED SUPERB 98 BY P.S.E.

With 2003 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $3,600.00). Only three have graded higher to date and only 15 others share this grade.

160
1,400
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1487
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Sale Number 975, Lot Number 1487, 1893 Columbian Issue (1c thru 8c, Scott 230-236)3c Columbian (232), 3c Columbian (232)3c Columbian (232). Mint N.H., rich color and proof-like impression on bright paper, wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $880.00)

160
275
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1488
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Sale Number 975, Lot Number 1488, 1893 Columbian Issue (1c thru 8c, Scott 230-236)3c Columbian (232), 3c Columbian (232)3c Columbian (232). Mint N.H., deep rich color, detailed impression, choice centering and wide margins, Extremely Fine Gem, P.S.E. encapsulated (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $880.00)

160
225
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1489
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Sale Number 975, Lot Number 1489, 1893 Columbian Issue (1c thru 8c, Scott 230-236)3c Columbian (232), 3c Columbian (232)3c Columbian (232). Mint N.H., beautiful color, proof-like impression, choice centering with wide and balanced margins, fresh and Extremely Fine, with 2002 and 2008 P.F. certificates (XF-Superb 95)

160
300
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1490
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Sale Number 975, Lot Number 1490, 1893 Columbian Issue (1c thru 8c, Scott 230-236)3c Columbian (232), 3c Columbian (232)3c Columbian (232). Bottom imprint and plate no. block of six, Mint N.H., rich color on bright paper, almost perfectly centered, right vertical pair with few expertly strengthened perforations, Extremely Fine, with 2004 P.F. certificate, Scott Retail as hinged

800
450
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1491
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Sale Number 975, Lot Number 1491, 1893 Columbian Issue (1c thru 8c, Scott 230-236)3c Columbian (232), 3c Columbian (232)3c Columbian (232). Mint N.H. bottom right corner imprint, plate no. 56 and letter "L" block of ten, rich color, fresh and Fine

2,570
300
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1492
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Sale Number 975, Lot Number 1492, 1893 Columbian Issue (1c thru 8c, Scott 230-236)4c Columbian (233), 4c Columbian (233)4c Columbian (233). Mint N.H., lovely color on bright paper, perfectly centered with 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.

P.S.E. encapsulated (Superb 98; SMQ $5,900.00). Only three have graded higher to date.

240
2,100
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1493°
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Sale Number 975, Lot Number 1493, 1893 Columbian Issue (1c thru 8c, Scott 230-236)4c Columbian (233), 4c Columbian (233)4c Columbian (233). Mint N.H., bright color which shows every detail of the intricate engraving, unusually choice centering with Jumbo margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2000 P.F. and 2008 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $1,500.00 as 95, $5,900.00 as 98)

240
1,000
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1494
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Sale Number 975, Lot Number 1494, 1893 Columbian Issue (1c thru 8c, Scott 230-236)4c Columbian (233), 4c Columbian (233)4c Columbian (233). Mint N.H., vibrant color on post-office fresh paper, wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, a gorgeous stamp, with 1996 P.F. certificate

240
1,400
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1495
 
Sale Number 975, Lot Number 1495, 1893 Columbian Issue (1c thru 8c, Scott 230-236)4c Columbian (233), 4c Columbian (233)4c Columbian (233). Choice centering with Jumbo margins, brilliant color on bright paper, bold strike of target cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $195.00 as 95, $540.00 as 98), only two have graded higher to date

7
250
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1496
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Sale Number 975, Lot Number 1496, 1893 Columbian Issue (1c thru 8c, Scott 230-236)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 2008 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $5,750.00). Only one has graded higher to date and only three others share this desirable grade.

260
2,400
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1497
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Sale Number 975, Lot Number 1497, 1893 Columbian Issue (1c thru 8c, Scott 230-236)5c Columbian (234), 5c Columbian (234)5c Columbian (234). Mint N.H., intense shade and detailed impression, perfect centering with wide 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.

P.S.E. encapsulated (Superb 98; SMQ $5,750.00). Only five have graded higher to date.

260
2,000
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1498
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Sale Number 975, Lot Number 1498, 1893 Columbian Issue (1c thru 8c, Scott 230-236)5c Columbian (234), 5c Columbian (234)5c Columbian (234). Mint N.H., detailed impression, wide and balanced margins, long and full perforations all around, Extremely Fine Gem, a beautiful stamp, with 1990 and 2002 P.F. and 2006 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,550.00)

260
750
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1499
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Sale Number 975, Lot Number 1499, 1893 Columbian Issue (1c thru 8c, Scott 230-236)5c Columbian (234), 5c Columbian (234)5c Columbian (234). Mint N.H., radiant color and crisp impression, well-proportioned margins, Extremely Fine, with 2006 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $470.00)

260
250
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1500
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Sale Number 975, Lot Number 1500, 1893 Columbian Issue (1c thru 8c, Scott 230-236)5c Columbian (234), 5c Columbian (234)5c Columbian (234). Mint N.H., gorgeous wide margins, deep rich color and detailed impression, Extremely Fine, with 2004 P.F. certificate

260
225
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1501
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Sale Number 975, Lot Number 1501, 1893 Columbian Issue (1c thru 8c, Scott 230-236)5c Columbian (234), 5c Columbian (234)5c Columbian (234). Original gum, h.r., intense shade and impression, well-proportioned margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $210.00)

85
0
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1502
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Sale Number 975, Lot Number 1502, 1893 Columbian Issue (1c thru 8c, Scott 230-236)6c Columbian (235), 6c Columbian (235)6c Columbian (235). Mint N.H. with bottom plate no. 104 selvage, beautiful wide margins and almost perfectly centered, vivid color, clear impression, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,400.00)

240
850
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1503
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Sale Number 975, Lot Number 1503, 1893 Columbian Issue (1c thru 8c, Scott 230-236)6c Columbian (235), 6c Columbian (235)6c Columbian (235). Mint N.H., strong color and wonderfully well-centered, fresh, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,400.00)

240
750
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1504
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Sale Number 975, Lot Number 1504, 1893 Columbian Issue (1c thru 8c, Scott 230-236)6c Columbian (235), 6c Columbian (235)6c Columbian (235). Mint N.H., lovely intense shade, wide margins and almost perfect centering, Extremely Fine Gem, P.S.E. encapsulated (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,400.00)

240
500
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1505
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Sale Number 975, Lot Number 1505, 1893 Columbian Issue (1c thru 8c, Scott 230-236)6c Columbian (235), 6c Columbian (235)6c Columbian (235). Mint N.H., brilliant color on post-office fresh paper, wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2003 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,400.00)

240
400
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1506
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Sale Number 975, Lot Number 1506, 1893 Columbian Issue (1c thru 8c, Scott 230-236)6c Columbian (235), 6c Columbian (235)6c Columbian (235). Mint N.H., intense shade, well-proportioned margins, proof-like impression, fresh and Extremely Fine, with 2004 P.F. certificate

240
170
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1507
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Sale Number 975, Lot Number 1507, 1893 Columbian Issue (1c thru 8c, Scott 230-236)6c Columbian (235), 6c Columbian (235)6c Columbian (235). Mint N.H. block of four, rich color, Fine

960
225
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1508
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Sale Number 975, Lot Number 1508, 1893 Columbian Issue (1c thru 8c, Scott 230-236)6c Columbian (235), 6c Columbian (235)6c Columbian (235). Mint N.H. block of four, pretty color, Fine

960
350
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1509
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Sale Number 975, Lot Number 1509, 1893 Columbian Issue (1c thru 8c, Scott 230-236)8c Columbian (236), 8c Columbian (236)8c Columbian (236). Mint N.H., wide margins and almost perfectly centered, warm shade on bright paper, Extremely Fine Gem, P.S.E. encapsulated (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,350.00)

215
500
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1510
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Sale Number 975, Lot Number 1510, 1893 Columbian Issue (1c thru 8c, Scott 230-236)8c Columbian (236), 8c Columbian (236)8c Columbian (236). Mint N.H., vivid color and proof-like impression on bright white paper, choice centering with wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,350.00)

215
550
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1511
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Sale Number 975, Lot Number 1511, 1893 Columbian Issue (1c thru 8c, Scott 230-236)8c Columbian (236), 8c Columbian (236)8c Columbian (236). Mint N.H., rich color on bright paper, well-balanced margins, Extremely Fine, with 1984 and 2004 P.F. and 2003 P.S.E. certificates (XF 90; SMQ $395.00)

215
300
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1512
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Sale Number 975, Lot Number 1512, 1893 Columbian Issue (1c thru 8c, Scott 230-236)8c Columbian (236), 8c Columbian (236)8c Columbian (236). Mint N.H., deep shade on crisp paper, well-proportioned margins, fresh and Extremely Fine, with 2003 P.S.E. and 2004 P.F. certificates

215
550
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1513
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Sale Number 975, Lot Number 1513, 1893 Columbian Issue (1c thru 8c, Scott 230-236)8c Columbian (236), 8c Columbian (236)8c Columbian (236). Mint N.H., rich color on bright paper, well-proportioned margins, Very Fine and choice, with 1989 P.F. certificate

215
200
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1514
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Sale Number 975, Lot Number 1514, 1893 Columbian Issue (1c thru 8c, Scott 230-236)8c Columbian (236), 8c Columbian (236)8c Columbian (236). Original gum, unusually wide margins and almost perfectly centered, beautiful deep color, Extremely Fine, with 2006 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, VF-XF 85; SMQ $65.00)

80
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