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Sale 1011 — United States Stamps & Postal History, Foreign

Sale Date — Tuesday-Friday, 21-24 June, 2011

Category — 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
578
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Sale Number 1011, Lot Number 578, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)1c Columbian (230), 1c Columbian (230)1c Columbian (230). Mint N.H., almost mathematically perfect centering with vivid color, detailed impression, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $1,350.00), only five graded higher to date (all at 98J)

47
700
579
nhbl
Sale Number 1011, Lot Number 579, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)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

190
350
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580
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Sale Number 1011, Lot Number 580, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)2c Columbian (231), 2c Columbian (231)2c Columbian (231). Mint N.H., deep rich color and proof-like impression on bright paper, beautiful centering with Jumbo margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2011 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $330.00 as 95, $1,600.00 as 98)

47
350
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581
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Sale Number 1011, Lot Number 581, 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, 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 $2,300.00)

135
1,800
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582
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Sale Number 1011, Lot Number 582, 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 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 $2,300.00).

135
1,100
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583
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Sale Number 1011, Lot Number 583, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)3c Columbian (232), 3c Columbian (232)3c Columbian (232). Mint N.H., rich color, wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2004 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $550.00)

135
475
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584
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Sale Number 1011, Lot Number 584, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)3c Columbian (232), 3c Columbian (232)3c Columbian (232). Mint N.H., deep rich color, unusually choice centering, fresh and Extremely Fine, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $550.00)

135
400
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585
ogbl
Sale Number 1011, Lot Number 585, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)3c Columbian (232), 3c Columbian (232)3c Columbian (232). Wide top imprint, "R" and plate no. 76 block of eight, original gum, attractive centering, slight "tacky" original gum on a few, top right stamp small edge faults including tear, otherwise Very Fine

1,175
375
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586
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Sale Number 1011, Lot Number 586, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)4c Columbian (233), 4c Columbian (233)4c Columbian (233). Mint N.H., brilliant color on bright paper, Very Fine and choice, with 2011 P.F. certificate

200
160
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587
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Sale Number 1011, Lot Number 587, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)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 $1,100.00)

200
550
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588
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Sale Number 1011, Lot Number 588, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)6c Columbian (235), 6c Columbian (235)6c Columbian (235). Mint N.H., rich color and detailed impression, well-proportioned margins, Extremely Fine, with 2005 and 2007 P.F. certificates (XF 90)

250
425
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589
nh
Sale Number 1011, Lot Number 589, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245), 8c Columbian (236). Mint N.H., gorgeous margins and centering, fresh, bright color, Extremely Fine, with 1984 P.F. certificate

180
225
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590
 
Sale Number 1011, Lot Number 590, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)8c Columbian (236), 8c Columbian (236)8c Columbian (236). Gorgeous centering with Jumbo margins, rich color on bright paper, neat strike of target cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, scarce with such wide margins, with 2011 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $265.00 as 95, $620.00 as 98), only one has graded higher to date (at 98) and only three others share this grade

12
275
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591
nh
Sale Number 1011, Lot Number 591, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)10c Columbian (237), 10c Columbian (237)10c Columbian (237). Mint N.H., intense shade and detailed impression on bright white paper, choice centering with wide and balanced margins

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A BEAUTIFUL MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 10-CENT COLUMBIAN ISSUE.

P.S.E. encapsulated (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,750.00)

325
950
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592
og
Sale Number 1011, Lot Number 592, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)15c Columbian (238), 15c Columbian (238)15c Columbian (238). Original gum, lightly hinged, wide almost mathematically balanced margins, beautiful fresh color on bright paper, Extremely Fine Gem, a superb stamp, with 1988 P.F. and 2011 P.S.E. certificates (OGph, Superb 98; SMQ $1,600.00), only one hinged stamp has graded higher to date, and only two have graded higher in any condition (both 98J)

225
1,200
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593
nh
Sale Number 1011, Lot Number 593, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)30c Columbian (239), 30c Columbian (239)30c Columbian (239). Mint N.H. with selvage at left, warm shade and detailed impression, fresh and Very Fine, with 2011 P.F. certificate

750
325
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594
ogbl
Sale Number 1011, Lot Number 594, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)30c Columbian (239), 30c Columbian (239)30c Columbian (239). Bottom imprint and plate no. 59 block of six, Mint N.H. according to 2001 P.S.E. certificate, recent P.F. certificate indicates previously hinged along the perfs between positions 1-2, 1/4 and 4/selvage, fantastic color on post-office fresh paper, superior centering throughout

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A STUNNING PLATE BLOCK OF THE 30-CENT COLUMBIAN ISSUE.

With 2001 P.S.E. and 2011 P.F. certificates. Scott Retail as hinged plate block

8,750
6,500
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595
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Sale Number 1011, Lot Number 595, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)50c Columbian (240), 50c Columbian (240)50c Columbian (240). Original gum, attractively centered with wide margins, minor h.r., Very Fine and choice, with 2010 P.S.A.G. certificate

500
300
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596
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Sale Number 1011, Lot Number 596, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)$1.00 Columbian (241), $1.00 Columbian (241)$1.00 Columbian (241). Original gum, excellent deep rich color with nearly balanced margins, hinge thin, Extremely Fine appearance

1,100
475
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597
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Sale Number 1011, Lot Number 597, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)$2.00 Columbian (242), $2.00 Columbian (242)$2.00 Columbian (242). Original gum, barely hinged, brilliant color and detailed impression on bright paper, Very Fine, with 2011 P.S.E. certificate

1,150
1,150
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598
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Sale Number 1011, Lot Number 598, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)$2.00 Columbian (242), $2.00 Columbian (242)$2.00 Columbian (242). Original gum, rich color and sharp impression, tiny edge thin at right, Fine appearance

1,150
225
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599
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Sale Number 1011, Lot Number 599, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)$2.00 Columbian (242), $2.00 Columbian (242)$2.00 Columbian (242). Unused (regummed), choice centering with wide margins, rich color, Extremely Fine, ex LeBow

550
475
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600
 
Sale Number 1011, Lot Number 600, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)$2.00 Columbian (242), $2.00 Columbian (242)$2.00 Columbian (242). Deep shade on fresh white paper, beautiful centering with wide and balanced margins, two strikes of New York duplex cancel, single slightly shorter perf at upper right, still Extremely Fine, with 2002 P.F. and 2011 P.S.E. certificates (XF 90; SMQ $1,100.00)

675
550
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601
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Sale Number 1011, Lot Number 601, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)$3.00 Olive Green, Columbian (243a), $3.00 Olive Green, Columbian (243a)$3.00 Olive Green, Columbian (243a). Unused (no gum), deep rich color, remarkably well-centered with nicely balanced margins on bright white paper, Extremely Fine, a pretty stamp, with 2004 P.F. certificate

850
900
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602
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Sale Number 1011, Lot Number 602, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)$3.00 Columbian (243), $3.00 Columbian (243)$3.00 Columbian (243). Unused (regummed), natural inclusion speck and small filled thin under regumming, Very Fine and choice appearance

850
425
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603
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Sale Number 1011, Lot Number 603, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)$4.00 Columbian (244), $4.00 Columbian (244)$4.00 Columbian (244). Unused (no gum), rich color, wide margins, Very Fine, with 2004 P.F. certificate

1,115
700
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604
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Sale Number 1011, Lot Number 604, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)$4.00 Columbian (244), $4.00 Columbian (244)$4.00 Columbian (244). Unused (regummed), nicely centered, reperfed, Very Fine and choice appearance

1,150
550
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605
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Sale Number 1011, Lot Number 605, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)$5.00 Columbian (245), $5.00 Columbian (245)$5.00 Columbian (245). Original gum, fresh, intense color, unusually well-centered, Very Fine

2,700
0
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606
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Sale Number 1011, Lot Number 606, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)$5.00 Columbian (245), $5.00 Columbian (245)$5.00 Columbian (245). Original gum, lightly hinged, intense shade and impression, fresh and Very Fine, with 2010 P.C.G.S. certificate

2,700
1,500
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607
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Sale Number 1011, Lot Number 607, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)$5.00 Columbian (245), $5.00 Columbian (245)$5.00 Columbian (245). Slightly disturbed original gum, wide margins and choice centering, small perf thin at upper right, otherwise Very Fine, with 1983 P.F. certificate

2,700
950
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608
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Sale Number 1011, Lot Number 608, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)$5.00 Columbian (245), $5.00 Columbian (245)$5.00 Columbian (245). Unused (no gum), outstanding wide margins and essentially perfectly centered, intense shade with clean impression, trivial corner perf creases at bottom, otherwise an Extremely Fine Gem, with 2006 P.F. certificate that mentions only one of the minor corner perf creases

1,350
1,100
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609
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Sale Number 1011, Lot Number 609, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)$5.00 Columbian (245), $5.00 Columbian (245)$5.00 Columbian (245). Unused (regummed), wide margins, reperfed at top, Very Fine appearance

1,350
550
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