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Sale 1013 — The Albert D. Laehder Collection of U.S. Stamps and Covers

Sale Date — Monday-Tuesday, 10-11 October, 2011

Category — Columbian Issue

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
302
nh
Sale Number 1013, Lot Number 302, Columbian Issue1c Columbian (230), 1c Columbian (230)1c Columbian (230). Mint N.H., Jumbo balanced margins, rich color on post-office fresh paper, Extremely Fine Gem, with 1992 P.F. certificate

47
450
303
og
Sale Number 1013, Lot Number 303, Columbian Issue2c-50c Columbian (231/240), 2c-50c Columbian (231/240)2c-50c Columbian (231/240). Eight stamps incl. three of the 2c, one a Mint N.H. broken hat variety, Mint N.H. 3c, 4c and 8c, original gum 10c and 50c (latter slightly disturbed), wide margins and choice centering throughout, Extremely Fine group, all but one of the 2c with P.F. certificates

1,207
1,000
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304
nh
Sale Number 1013, Lot Number 304, Columbian Issue2c Columbian, Broken Frame Line (231 var), 2c Columbian, Broken Frame Line (231 var)2c Columbian, Broken Frame Line (231 var). Mint N.H., bright shade, choice centering with huge margins, Extremely Fine example of this interesting variety, with 1996 P.F. certificate

47
275
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305
nh
Sale Number 1013, Lot Number 305, Columbian Issue5c Columbian (234), 5c Columbian (234)5c Columbian (234). Mint N.H., huge margins and choice centering, rich color, Extremely Fine, with 1991 P.F. certificate

210
300
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306
nh
Sale Number 1013, Lot Number 306, Columbian Issue6c Columbian (235), 6c Columbian (235)6c Columbian (235). Mint N.H., wide beautifully balanced margins, fresh color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 1990 P.F. certificate for block of six

200
600
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307
nh
Sale Number 1013, Lot Number 307, Columbian Issue15c Columbian (238), 15c Columbian (238)15c Columbian (238). Mint N.H., wide margins and beautiful centering, fresh and crisp, Extremely Fine, with 1986 P.F. certificate

700
850
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308
nh
Sale Number 1013, Lot Number 308, Columbian Issue30c Columbian (239), 30c Columbian (239)30c Columbian (239). Mint N.H., brilliant color on fresh paper, choice centering, Extremely Fine, with 1991 P.S.E. certificate

750
800
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309
og
Sale Number 1013, Lot Number 309, Columbian Issue$1.00 Columbian (241), $1.00 Columbian (241)$1.00 Columbian (241). Original gum, redistributed over tiny thin spot at center, bright color, wide margins, appears Extremely Fine

1,100
275
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310
ng
Sale Number 1013, Lot Number 310, Columbian Issue$2.00-$3.00 Columbian (242-243), $2.00-$3.00 Columbian (242-243)$2.00-$3.00 Columbian (242-243). First unused (regummed), balanced margins, rich color, tiny pinhole at bottom, appears Very Fine, second unused (traces of gum), reperfed, appears Fine, Scott Retail for no gum

1,400
650
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311
og
Sale Number 1013, Lot Number 311, Columbian Issue$4.00 Columbian (244), $4.00 Columbian (244)$4.00 Columbian (244). Original gum, deep rich color, wide margins with choice centering

EXTREMELY FINE. A BEAUTIFULLY CENTERED ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE $4.00 COLUMBIAN.

With 1996 P.F. certificate

2,250
3,250
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312
og
Sale Number 1013, Lot Number 312, Columbian Issue$5.00 Columbian (245), $5.00 Columbian (245)$5.00 Columbian (245). Slightly disturbed original gum, full to wide margins, couple small to tiny thin spots, Fine appearance, with 1992 P.F. certificate

2,700
650
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313
c
Sale Number 1013, Lot Number 313, Columbian Issue3c Columbian (232), 3c Columbian (232)3c Columbian (232). Tied by "World's Fair Station, Chicago, Oct. 30, 1893" machine cancel on 15c Chilean Postal Stationery entire with portrait of Columbus (H&G B7), printed bust of Columbus at left and "World's Columbian Exposition, Oct. 30, 1893. Columbus Day Souvenir", with printed address to Chicago, cancelled on the last day of the Columbian Exposition, Very Fine, with 1998 P.F. certificate

E. 400-500
325
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314
c
Sale Number 1013, Lot Number 314, Columbian IssueColumbian Exposition Covers (232/238), Columbian Exposition Covers (232/238)Columbian Exposition Covers (232/238). Four covers, 3c, 5c and 15c values on Columbian Entires with World's Fair Station cancels (U350, U350 and U218 respectively), 5c from Oct. 30 last day of the fair, each from the Pierce correspondence, also 10c on registered cover from Brooklyn to Montana (stamp with small closed tear), Very Fine group, each accompanied by 1998 P.F. certificate

1,232
750
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315
c
Sale Number 1013, Lot Number 315, Columbian Issue6c Columbian (235), 6c Columbian (235)6c Columbian (235). Tied by "World's Fair Station. Oct. 12, 1893" machine cancel on "The Union Now Henceforth & For Ever Amen!" patriotic cover with illustrated angel to Chicago, receiving backstamp, lightened ms. at bottom may have been docketing, Very Fine, unusual usage, with 1998 P.F. certificate

E. 150-200
170
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316
c
Sale Number 1013, Lot Number 316, Columbian Issue$5.00 Columbian (245), $5.00 Columbian (245)$5.00 Columbian (245). Wide margins to just clear at right, tied by "Chicago. Ill. Jul. 17 1893" machine cancel on mourning cover to Neu-Ulm, Germany, Jul. 27 Ulm receiving backstamp

VERY FINE COVER. A FRESH AND RARE USE OF THE $5.00 COLUMBIAN ON A MOURNING COVER TO GERMANY.

With 1984 P.F. certificate

4,750
5,750
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