Sale 984 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday-Thursday, 6-8 April, 2010

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

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
535
P
Sale 984, Lot 535, 1893 Columbian Issue (1c thru 8c, Scott 230-236)1c-$5.00 Columbian, Large Die Proofs on India (230P1-245P1). On approximately 153 x 120mm cards with full die sinkage, beautiful colors, each with die no. and imprint in die sinkage area

VERY FINE AND CHOICE. A BEAUTIFUL SET OF LARGE DIE PROOFS FOR THE 1893 COLUMBIAN EXPOSITION ISSUE.

This is one of the freshest sets we have encountered, with none printed directly on card. While slightly cut down from full size, this set can easily be exhibited two to a page

12,300
6,500
536
P
Sale 984, Lot 536, 1893 Columbian Issue (1c thru 8c, Scott 230-236)1c-$5.00 Columbian, Small Die Proofs on Wove (230P2-245P2). Complete set on two intact pages from a Roosevelt presentation album, deep rich colors, gray card with few toned spots

VERY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL AND RARE COMPLETE SET OF THE 1893 COLUMBIAN SMALL DIE PROOFS ON WOVE PAPER.

It is believed only 85 sets were produced for the Roosevelt presentation albums. The last intact set on pages we offered was in 2001.

5,850
2,600
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537
P
Sale 984, Lot 537, 1893 Columbian Issue (1c thru 8c, Scott 230-236)1c-$5.00 Columbian, Plate Proof on Card (230P4-245P4). Choice margins throughout, strong colors, some slight toning and light mount stains, otherwise Very Fine-Extremely Fine set

1,335
700
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538
P
Sale 984, Lot 538, 1893 Columbian Issue (1c thru 8c, Scott 230-236)1c-$5.00 Columbian, Plate Proofs on Card (230P4-245P4). Large margins, brilliant colors, fresh and Very Fine set

1,435
1,100
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539
P
Sale 984, Lot 539, 1893 Columbian Issue (1c thru 8c, Scott 230-236)1c-$5.00 Columbian, Plate Proofs on Card (230P4-245P4). Virtually all large margins, $3.00 slightly discolored and $4.00 very mild toning, otherwise Extremely Fine set

1,335
750
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540
Pbl
Sale 984, Lot 540, 1893 Columbian Issue (1c thru 8c, Scott 230-236)$1.00 Columbian, Plate Proof on India (241P3). Block of four with imprint at left, large margins, bright color, few thins, Very Fine appearance, Scott Retail with no premium for the imprint

775
550
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541
nhbl
Sale 984, Lot 541, 1893 Columbian Issue (1c thru 8c, Scott 230-236)1c Columbian (230). Mint N.H. bottom imprint, plate no. 160 and letter "O O" block of eight, brilliant color, Very Fine, a beautiful Mint N.H. plate block, with 2009 P.F. certificate

1,050
600
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542
ogbl
Sale 984, Lot 542, 1893 Columbian Issue (1c thru 8c, Scott 230-236)1c Columbian (230). Top imprint, plate no. 160 and letter "O O" block of eight, seven stamps Mint N.H., top right stamp lightly hinged, detailed impression, folded along center vertical perfs, otherwise Very Fine, with 2009 P.F. certificate

725
450
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543
nhbl
Sale 984, Lot 543, 1893 Columbian Issue (1c thru 8c, Scott 230-236)2c Columbian (231). Mint N.H. top imprint, plate no. 154 and letter "N N" block of eight, brilliant color, fresh and Very Fine, with 2009 P.F. certificate

1,200
700
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544
nh
Sale 984, Lot 544, 1893 Columbian Issue (1c thru 8c, Scott 230-236)4c Columbian (233). Mint N.H., brilliant color, beautiful centering with Jumbo margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2010 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $1,200.00 as 95, $4,000.00 as 98)

200
850
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545
nh
Sale 984, Lot 545, 1893 Columbian Issue (1c thru 8c, Scott 230-236)4c Columbian (233). Mint N.H., bright shade, well-proportioned margins, fresh and Extremely Fine, with 2009 P.F. certificate (XF 90)

200
300
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546
ogbl
Sale 984, Lot 546, 1893 Columbian Issue (1c thru 8c, Scott 230-236)4c Columbian (233). Top imprint, plate no. 18 and letter "D" block of eight, pos. 7 Mint N.H., rich color, Very Fine, an attractive plate block, with 2009 P.F. certificate

2,100
1,100
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547
nh
Sale 984, Lot 547, 1893 Columbian Issue (1c thru 8c, Scott 230-236)5c Columbian (234). Mint N.H., detailed impression, balanced margins, Extremely Fine, a pretty stamp, with 2010 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $375.00)

210
275
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548
ogbl
Sale 984, Lot 548, 1893 Columbian Issue (1c thru 8c, Scott 230-236)6c Columbian (235). Bottom imprint, plate no. 104 and letter "Z" block of eight, two stamps Mint N.H., others lightly hinged, detailed impression, Very Fine, with 2009 P.F. certificate

2,150
0
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549
ogbl
Sale 984, Lot 549, 1893 Columbian Issue (1c thru 8c, Scott 230-236)6c Columbian (235). Block of four, bottom stamps Mint N.H., top stamps single h.r. at center, bright color, detailed impression, choice centering throughout, Extremely Fine, an attractive block, Scott Retail as singles

540
275
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550
nh
Sale 984, Lot 550, 1893 Columbian Issue (1c thru 8c, Scott 230-236)8c Columbian (236). Mint N.H., bright color, well-balanced margins, Extremely Fine, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $375.00)

180
250
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