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Sale 1007 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday-Thursday, 8-10 March, 2011

Category — 1893 Columbian Issue (1c thru 30c, Scott 230-239)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2401
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Sale Number 1007, Lot Number 2401, 1893 Columbian Issue (1c thru 30c, Scott 230-239)1c Columbian (230), 1c Columbian (230)1c Columbian (230). Mint N.H., brilliant color on bright white paper, wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $290.00)

47
250
2402
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Sale Number 1007, Lot Number 2402, 1893 Columbian Issue (1c thru 30c, Scott 230-239)2c Columbian, Broken Frame Line (231 var), 2c Columbian, Broken Frame Line (231 var)2c Columbian, Broken Frame Line (231 var). Mint N.H., beautiful bright shade, choice centering with wide margins, Extremely Fine example of this interesting variety, with 2010 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $375.00 for the normal stamp)

47
375
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2403
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Sale Number 1007, Lot Number 2403, 1893 Columbian Issue (1c thru 30c, Scott 230-239)3c Columbian (232), 3c Columbian (232)3c Columbian (232). Mint N.H., balanced margins, beautiful color on bright paper, crisp impression, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2010 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $2,300.00)

135
800
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2404
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Sale Number 1007, Lot Number 2404, 1893 Columbian Issue (1c thru 30c, Scott 230-239)3c Columbian (232), 3c Columbian (232)3c Columbian (232). Mint N.H., beautiful margins and precise centering, pristine color and post-office fresh, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2010 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $2,300.00)

135
1,300
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2405
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Sale Number 1007, Lot Number 2405, 1893 Columbian Issue (1c thru 30c, Scott 230-239)3c Columbian (232), 3c Columbian (232)3c Columbian (232). Mint N.H., deep rich color, choice balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2010 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $600.00)

135
550
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2406
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Sale Number 1007, Lot Number 2406, 1893 Columbian Issue (1c thru 30c, Scott 230-239)3c Columbian (232), 3c Columbian (232)3c Columbian (232). Mint N.H., wide margins and excellent centering, beautiful deep rich color, Extremely Fine

135
350
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2407
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Sale Number 1007, Lot Number 2407, 1893 Columbian Issue (1c thru 30c, Scott 230-239)4c Columbian (233), 4c Columbian (233)4c Columbian (233). Mint N.H. with selvage at left, detailed impression, unusually choice centering with Jumbo margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2004 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $1,000.00 as 95, $3,250.00 as 98)

200
550
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2408
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Sale Number 1007, Lot Number 2408, 1893 Columbian Issue (1c thru 30c, Scott 230-239)4c Columbian (233), 4c Columbian (233)4c Columbian (233). Mint N.H., rich color and proof-like impression, choice centering, Extremely Fine Gem, P.S.E. encapsulated (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,000.00)

200
225
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2409
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Sale Number 1007, Lot Number 2409, 1893 Columbian Issue (1c thru 30c, Scott 230-239)4c Columbian (233), 4c Columbian (233)4c Columbian (233). Mint N.H., brilliant color, wide margins, fresh and Extremely Fine, with 2011 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $650.00)

200
375
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2410
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Sale Number 1007, Lot Number 2410, 1893 Columbian Issue (1c thru 30c, Scott 230-239)4c Columbian (233), 4c Columbian (233)4c Columbian (233). Mint N.H., unusually wide margins and near perfect centering, pretty pastel color, Extremely Fine, with 1995 P.F. certificate

200
160
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2411
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Sale Number 1007, Lot Number 2411, 1893 Columbian Issue (1c thru 30c, Scott 230-239)5c Columbian (234), 5c Columbian (234)5c Columbian (234). Mint N.H., deep rich color and proof-like 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 2011 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $3,500.00). Only six have graded higher to date.

210
1,600
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2412
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Sale Number 1007, Lot Number 2412, 1893 Columbian Issue (1c thru 30c, Scott 230-239)5c Columbian (234), 5c Columbian (234)5c Columbian (234). Mint N.H., gorgeous centering with wide and balanced margins, rich color on fresh paper

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

With 1996 P.F. and 2010 P.S.E. certificates (Superb 98; SMQ $3,500.00). Only six have graded higher to date, a statistic which has not changed in over a year.

210
1,300
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2413
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Sale Number 1007, Lot Number 2413, 1893 Columbian Issue (1c thru 30c, Scott 230-239)5c Columbian (234), 5c Columbian (234)5c Columbian (234). Original gum, lightly hinged at right, mathematically perfect centering, full perforations, bright color and remarkably detailed impression

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. THIS STUNNING ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 5-CENT COLUMBIAN ISSUE HAS BEEN AWARDED THE GRADE OF GEM 100 BY P.S.E. -- THIS IS THE ONLY EXAMPLE TO ACHIEVE THIS GRADE AND ONLY ONE HAS GRADED HIGHER TO DATE.

With 2009 P.S.E. certificate (OGph; Gem 100; unpriced in SMQ above the grade of 98, SMQ $700.00 as 98). This is the only example to achieve this grade and only one has graded higher to date. For Mint N.H. stamps, the highest grade awarded to date is 100 (one copy).

210
1,400
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2414
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Sale Number 1007, Lot Number 2414, 1893 Columbian Issue (1c thru 30c, Scott 230-239)8c Columbian (236), 8c Columbian (236)8c Columbian (236). Mint N.H., rich color on fresh paper, beautifully centered, Extremely Fine, with 1999 P.F. certificate

180
200
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2415
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Sale Number 1007, Lot Number 2415, 1893 Columbian Issue (1c thru 30c, Scott 230-239)15c Columbian (238), 15c Columbian (238)15c Columbian (238). Mint N.H., beautifully centered with balanced margins, rich color on fresh paper, Extremely Fine, with 2010 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $1,500.00)

700
1,100
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2416
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Sale Number 1007, Lot Number 2416, 1893 Columbian Issue (1c thru 30c, Scott 230-239)15c Columbian (238), 15c Columbian (238)15c Columbian (238). Mint N.H., fresh, bright color with detailed impression, Very Fine and choice, with 2010 P.S.E. certificate (VF-XF 85; SMQ $1,000.00)

700
750
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2417
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Sale Number 1007, Lot Number 2417, 1893 Columbian Issue (1c thru 30c, Scott 230-239)15c Columbian (238), 15c Columbian (238)15c Columbian (238). Original gum, lightly hinged, fresh color on bright paper, Extremely Fine, with 2000 P.F. certificate

225
275
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2418
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Sale Number 1007, Lot Number 2418, 1893 Columbian Issue (1c thru 30c, Scott 230-239)15c Columbian (238), 15c Columbian (238)15c Columbian (238). Mint N.H. with bottom letter "M" selvage, intense color on bright white paper, Very Fine and choice

675
600
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2419
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Sale Number 1007, Lot Number 2419, 1893 Columbian Issue (1c thru 30c, Scott 230-239)15c Columbian (238), 15c Columbian (238)15c Columbian (238). Original gum, not hinged but just a slight bit of mount tackiness prevents us from calling it Mint N.H., wide margins, Very Fine and choice, with 1991 P.F. certificate as "original gum, genuine" (meaning Mint N.H.)

225
275
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2420
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Sale Number 1007, Lot Number 2420, 1893 Columbian Issue (1c thru 30c, Scott 230-239)30c Columbian (239), 30c Columbian (239)30c Columbian (239). Mint N.H., wide and balanced margins, bright color, Extremely Fine, with 2010 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $1,300.00)

750
950
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2421
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Sale Number 1007, Lot Number 2421, 1893 Columbian Issue (1c thru 30c, Scott 230-239)30c Columbian (239), 30c Columbian (239)30c Columbian (239). Original gum, barest trace of hinging, bright color, Jumbo margins all around, Extremely Fine Gem, a beautiful stamp, with 2010 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $630.00 as 95, $1,550.00 as 98), only three have graded higher to date (five others share this grade)

240
500
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2422
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Sale Number 1007, Lot Number 2422, 1893 Columbian Issue (1c thru 30c, Scott 230-239)30c Columbian (239), 30c Columbian (239)30c Columbian (239). Original gum, lightly hinged, well-centered with extra wide margins, Extremely Fine, with 1991 P.F. and 2007 P.S.E. certificates (OGph, XF 90; SMQ $410.00)

240
375
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