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Sale 1037 — United States and Foreign Stamps and Covers

Sale Date — Monday-Friday, 10-14 December, 2012

Category — 1893 Columbian Issue, 50c thru $5.00 (Scott 240-245)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1833
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1833, 1893 Columbian Issue, 50c thru $5.00 (Scott 240-245)50c Columbian (240), 50c Columbian (240)50c Columbian (240). Original gum, lightly hinged, intense shade and impression, wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2012 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,650.00), a difficult denomination to obtain in the higher grades, only six have graded higher

1,650
1,200
1834
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1834, 1893 Columbian Issue, 50c thru $5.00 (Scott 240-245)50c Columbian (240), 50c Columbian (240)50c Columbian (240). Original gum, lightly hinged, unusually wide margins and exceptionally well-centered, intense shade, Extremely Fine, with 1990 P.F. certificate

500
425
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1835
 
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1835, 1893 Columbian Issue, 50c thru $5.00 (Scott 240-245)50c Columbian (240), 50c Columbian (240)50c Columbian (240). Deep rich color, Jumbo margins, unobtrusive cancel, fresh and Extremely Fine, with 1989 P.F. and 2011 P.S.E. certificates (XF 90 Jumbo; SMQ $450.00 as 90, $1,200.00 as 95)

200
475
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1836
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1836, 1893 Columbian Issue, 50c thru $5.00 (Scott 240-245)$1.00 Columbian (241), $1.00 Columbian (241)$1.00 Columbian (241). Original gum, single hinge mark, brilliant color, well-balanced margins, Extremely Fine, with 2012 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, XF 90; SMQ $1,500.00)

1,100
1,200
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1837
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1837, 1893 Columbian Issue, 50c thru $5.00 (Scott 240-245)$1.00 Columbian (241), $1.00 Columbian (241)$1.00 Columbian (241). Original gum, brilliant color, well-balanced margins, Extremely Fine, with 2012 P.S.E. certificate (OGh, XF 90; SMQ $1,500.00)

1,100
1,100
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1838
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1838, 1893 Columbian Issue, 50c thru $5.00 (Scott 240-245)$1.00 Columbian (241), $1.00 Columbian (241)$1.00 Columbian (241). Original gum, attractively centered with vivid color, Very Fine, with 1985 P.F. certificate

1,100
600
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1839
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1839, 1893 Columbian Issue, 50c thru $5.00 (Scott 240-245)$1.00 Columbian (241), $1.00 Columbian (241)$1.00 Columbian (241). Original gum, lightly hinged, vibrant color, Fine

1,100
250
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1840
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1840, 1893 Columbian Issue, 50c thru $5.00 (Scott 240-245)$1.00 Columbian (241), $1.00 Columbian (241)$1.00 Columbian (241). Block of four with full "AMERICAN BANK NOTE COMPANY" imprint at left, original gum, top pair lightly hinged, bottom pair very slight gum disturbance, bright color

VERY FINE IMPRINT BLOCK OF FOUR OF THE $1.00 COLUMBIAN ISSUE.

The Columbian issue comes with imprint, plate numbers and letters at top and bottom, and with imprint only at sides.

Scott Retail with no premium for the imprint. With 1982 P.F. certificate

5,000
3,250
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1840A
 
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1840A, 1893 Columbian Issue, 50c thru $5.00 (Scott 240-245)$1.00 Columbian (241), $1.00 Columbian (241)$1.00 Columbian (241). Cancelled by clear magenta New York Ty. G Supplementary Mail handstamp, bright color, filled thin, Fine appearance, a scarce cancel on a dollar-value Columbian, Scott Retail for normal cancel

650
200
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1841
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1841, 1893 Columbian Issue, 50c thru $5.00 (Scott 240-245)$2.00 Columbian (242), $2.00 Columbian (242)$2.00 Columbian (242). Slightly disturbed original gum from hinge removal, wonderfully well-centered with crisp color and impression, tiny insignificant gum soak at extreme top left corner edge, otherwise Extremely Fine, with 1991 P.F. certificate

1,150
1,250
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1842
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1842, 1893 Columbian Issue, 50c thru $5.00 (Scott 240-245)$2.00 Columbian (242), $2.00 Columbian (242)$2.00 Columbian (242). Original gum, lightly hinged, choice color and impression on fresh paper, Very Fine, with 2012 P.S.E. certificate

1,150
750
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1843
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1843, 1893 Columbian Issue, 50c thru $5.00 (Scott 240-245)$2.00 Columbian (242), $2.00 Columbian (242)$2.00 Columbian (242). Original gum, marvelous fresh color and exceptional centering, top right corner perf crease not mentioned on accompanying certificate, otherwise Extremely Fine, with 2007 P.S.E certificate (OGph, XF 90; SMQ $1,975.00)

1,150
1,300
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1844°
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1844, 1893 Columbian Issue, 50c thru $5.00 (Scott 240-245)$2.00 Columbian (242), $2.00 Columbian (242)$2.00 Columbian (242). Unused (no gum), brilliant color and paper, phenomenal centering with wide margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2012 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; unpriced in SMQ above the grade of 95, SMQ $1,200.00 as 95), this is the highest grade awarded in the No Gum category and the only example to achieve it

550
2,000
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1845
 
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1845, 1893 Columbian Issue, 50c thru $5.00 (Scott 240-245)$2.00 Columbian (242), $2.00 Columbian (242)$2.00 Columbian (242). Crisp impression on bright paper, neat strike of duplex cancel, well-proportioned margins, fresh and Extremely Fine, with 2012 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $1,250.00)

650
550
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1846
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1846, 1893 Columbian Issue, 50c thru $5.00 (Scott 240-245)$3.00 Columbian (243), $3.00 Columbian (243)$3.00 Columbian (243). Disturbed original gum, wonderfully well-centered, rich color, tiny thin spot, Extremely Fine appearance

1,600
750
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1847
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1847, 1893 Columbian Issue, 50c thru $5.00 (Scott 240-245)$3.00 Columbian (243), $3.00 Columbian (243)$3.00 Columbian (243). Original gum, three wide margins, bit closer at top, lovely pastel color, Fine and attractive, with 1992 P.F. certificate

1,600
950
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1848
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1848, 1893 Columbian Issue, 50c thru $5.00 (Scott 240-245)$3.00 Columbian (243), $3.00 Columbian (243)$3.00 Columbian (243). Original gum, few small thin spots, Fine appearance

1,600
350
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1849
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1849, 1893 Columbian Issue, 50c thru $5.00 (Scott 240-245)$3.00 Columbian (243), $3.00 Columbian (243)$3.00 Columbian (243). Disturbed original gum, h.r., deep rich color, few small faults, Very Fine appearance

1,600
325
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1850
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1850, 1893 Columbian Issue, 50c thru $5.00 (Scott 240-245)$3.00 Columbian (243), $3.00 Columbian (243)$3.00 Columbian (243). Unused (regummed), wide margins, Very Fine

800
550
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1851
 
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1851, 1893 Columbian Issue, 50c thru $5.00 (Scott 240-245)$3.00 Columbian (243), $3.00 Columbian (243)$3.00 Columbian (243). Bright color, neat strike of New York oval registry cancel, single short perf at lower right, otherwise Very Fine

900
375
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1852
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1852, 1893 Columbian Issue, 50c thru $5.00 (Scott 240-245)$4.00 Columbian (244), $4.00 Columbian (244)$4.00 Columbian (244). Original gum, barest trace of hinging, brilliant color, unusually choice centering

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE $4.00 COLUMBIAN ISSUE.

With 2012 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, XF-Superb 95; SMQ $6,750.00)

2,100
5,750
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1853
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1853, 1893 Columbian Issue, 50c thru $5.00 (Scott 240-245)$4.00 Columbian (244), $4.00 Columbian (244)$4.00 Columbian (244). Original gum, lightly hinged, rich color on bright paper, Fine, with 1994 P.F. certificate

2,100
1,200
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1854
 
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1854, 1893 Columbian Issue, 50c thru $5.00 (Scott 240-245)$4.00 Columbian (244), $4.00 Columbian (244)$4.00 Columbian (244). Brilliant color, beautiful centering with wide and balanced margins, face-free strike of target cancel

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A STUNNING USED EXAMPLE OF THE $4.00 COLUMBIAN, WHICH HAS BEEN GRADED XF-SUPERB 95 BY P.S.E. -- ONLY ONE HAS GRADED HIGHER.

With 2012 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $7,000.00). Only one has graded higher (at 95J) and only six others share this grade.

1,250
4,500
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1855
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1855, 1893 Columbian Issue, 50c thru $5.00 (Scott 240-245)$5.00 Columbian (245), $5.00 Columbian (245)$5.00 Columbian (245). Original gum, single hinge mark, intense shade and proof-like impression, well-proportioned margins

EXTREMELY FINE ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE $5.00 COLUMBIAN ISSUE.

With 2012 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, XF 90; SMQ $4,500.00)

2,600
3,500
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1856
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1856, 1893 Columbian Issue, 50c thru $5.00 (Scott 240-245)$5.00 Columbian (245), $5.00 Columbian (245)$5.00 Columbian (245). Original gum, well-centered, partly reperfed at top right, appears Very Fine, with 2011 P.F. certificate

2,500
950
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1857
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1857, 1893 Columbian Issue, 50c thru $5.00 (Scott 240-245)$5.00 Columbian (245), $5.00 Columbian (245)$5.00 Columbian (245). Disturbed original gum, exceptionally wide margins and precise centering, light pressed crease and reperfed at bottom, otherwise Extremely Fine

2,600
800
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1858
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1858, 1893 Columbian Issue, 50c thru $5.00 (Scott 240-245)$5.00 Columbian (245), $5.00 Columbian (245)$5.00 Columbian (245). Original gum, narrow h.r., thinned at left, appears Fine

2,500
750
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1859
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1859, 1893 Columbian Issue, 50c thru $5.00 (Scott 240-245)$5.00 Columbian (245), $5.00 Columbian (245)$5.00 Columbian (245). Original gum, lightly hinged, handsome clear impression, slight mount disturbed gum soak top left corner margin, otherwise, Fine, with 1990 P.F. certificate (gum soak post-certificate)

2,500
1,100
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1860
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1860, 1893 Columbian Issue, 50c thru $5.00 (Scott 240-245)$5.00 Columbian (245), $5.00 Columbian (245)$5.00 Columbian (245). Unused (no gum), couple tiny thin specks, Fine appearance, small dealer backstamps

1,250
550
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1861
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1861, 1893 Columbian Issue, 50c thru $5.00 (Scott 240-245)$5.00 Columbian (245), $5.00 Columbian (245)$5.00 Columbian (245). Block of four, original gum, small h.r., detailed impression

FRESH AND FINE ORIGINAL-GUM BLOCK OF FOUR OF THE $5.00 COLUMBIAN ISSUE.

Most blocks have been broken over the years and few remain. We have offered only five others since 2001 plus the unique plate block of eight

13,000
3,000
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1862
 
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1862, 1893 Columbian Issue, 50c thru $5.00 (Scott 240-245)$5.00 Columbian (245), $5.00 Columbian (245)$5.00 Columbian (245). Intense shade and impression on bright paper, New York oval registry cancel

EXTREMELY FINE USED EXAMPLE OF THE $5.00 COLUMBIAN ISSUE.

With 2012 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $2,750.00)

1,350
1,400
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