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Sale 1026 — United States Stamps and Postal History, CSA, General Foreign

Sale Date — Wednesday-Thursday, 27-28 June, 2012

Category — 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1305
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Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1305, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)1c-8c Columbian (230-236), 1c-8c Columbian (230-236)1c-8c Columbian (230-236). Imprint, plate no. and letter strips of four, incl. two 6c, few stamps Mint N.H., few h.r., overall Fine-Very Fine

2,375
550
1306
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Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1306, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)1c Columbian (230), 1c Columbian (230)1c Columbian (230). Intense color on bright white paper, perfectly centered with Jumbo margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 1995 P.F. certificate as Mint N.H., with 2012 P.S.E. certificate as regummed and graded 98J, Scott Retail as original gum

15
450
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1307
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Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1307, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)1c Columbian (230), 1c Columbian (230)1c Columbian (230). Mint N.H. bottom imprint, plate no. 161 and letter "O O" block of eight, rich color, fresh and Fine-Very Fine

1,050
450
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1308
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Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1308, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)2c Columbian (231), 2c Columbian (231)2c Columbian (231). Top imprint, plate no. 154 and letter "N N" block of eight, original gum which is slightly disturbed, bright color, selvage slightly reduced, Very Fine, with 2010 P.S.E. certificate (DOG, F 70)

850
350
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1309
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Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1309, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)4c Columbian (233), 4c Columbian (233)4c Columbian (233). Top imprint, plate no. 17 and letter "D" strip of four, stamps Mint N.H., radiant color, choice centering, Very Fine and choice, Scott Retail as Mint N.H. singles

720
900
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1310
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Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1310, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)6c Columbian (235), 6c Columbian (235)6c Columbian (235). Top imprint, plate no. 104 and letter "Z" block of eight, stamps Mint N.H. except top left stamp extraneous blue ink mark on gum, Fine, with copy of 1992 P.F. certificate for plate block of ten, Scott Retail as hinged

2,150
750
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1311
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Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1311, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)8c Columbian (236), 8c Columbian (236)8c Columbian (236). Top imprint, plate no. 130 and letter "I I" strip of four, stamps Mint N.H., brilliant color, Very Fine, Scott Retail as Mint N.H. singles

660
650
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1312
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Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1312, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)8c-10c Columbian (236-237), 8c-10c Columbian (236-237)8c-10c Columbian (236-237). Bottom imprint, plate no. and letter strips of four, original gum, 8c lightly hinged, 10c two stamps Mint N.H., rich colors, natural gum bends, 8c natural gum wrinkle, 8c Extremely Fine, 10c Fine, Scott Retail as singles

1,140
425
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1313
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Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1313, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)10c Columbian (237), 10c Columbian (237)10c Columbian (237). Mint N.H., brilliant color, Jumbo margins, small corner crease at lower left, Extremely Fine appearance, with 1991 and 1998 P.F. certificates as sound, with 2012 P.S.E. certificate noting the corner crease (VF 80 Jumbo; SMQ $300.00 as 80, $375.00 as 85)

300
400
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1314
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Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1314, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)15c Columbian (238), 15c Columbian (238)15c Columbian (238). Mint N.H., fresh, rich color and detailed impression, Very Fine, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate (F-VF 75; SMQ $440.00)

700
375
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1315
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Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1315, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)30c Columbian (239), 30c Columbian (239)30c Columbian (239). Mint N.H., bright color, crisp impression, wide margins, Very Fine, with 2012 P.F. certificate

750
475
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1316
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Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1316, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)50c Columbian (240), 50c Columbian (240)50c Columbian (240). Mint N.H., intense shade and impression, Very Fine, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate (F-VF 75; SMQ $940.00)

1,500
800
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1317°
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Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1317, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)$1.00 Columbian (241), $1.00 Columbian (241)$1.00 Columbian (241). Original gum, lightly hinged, deep rich color and detailed impression, unusually choice centering

EXTREMELY FINE. A GORGEOUS ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE $1.00 COLUMBIAN ISSUE.

With 2012 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, XF-Superb 95; SMQ $3,800.00). Only two have graded higher to date (at 98). For reference, the highest grade awarded to date for a Mint N.H. stamps is a 95.

1,100
2,800
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1318
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Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1318, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)$1.00 Columbian (241), $1.00 Columbian (241)$1.00 Columbian (241). Original gum, faint hinging (appears Mint N.H. at a glance), nicely centered with vivid color, Very Fine

1,100
900
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1319
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Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1319, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)$1.00 Columbian (241), $1.00 Columbian (241)$1.00 Columbian (241). Original gum, barest trace of hinging, bright color, Fine, with 2012 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, F 70; SMQ $600.00)

1,100
500
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1320
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Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1320, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)$2.00 Columbian (242), $2.00 Columbian (242)$2.00 Columbian (242). Original gum, barest trace of hinging, intense color and detailed impression, Very Fine, attractive, with 1999 P.F. certificate

1,150
650
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1321
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Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1321, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)$3.00 Columbian (243), $3.00 Columbian (243)$3.00 Columbian (243). Original gum, deep shade, well-balanced margins, unpunched perf at top and two slightly short perfs at right not mentioned on most recent certificate, Extremely Fine appearance, ex Vineyard, with 1991 P.F. and 2009 P.S.E. certificates (F-VF 75; SMQ $1,200.00)

1,600
1,000
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1322
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Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1322, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)$3.00 Columbian (243), $3.00 Columbian (243)$3.00 Columbian (243). Original gum, lightly hinged, well-centered and with marvelous deep rich color, crisp impression, tiny trivial thin speck, Very Fine appearance

1,600
450
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1323
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Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1323, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)$3.00 Columbian (243), $3.00 Columbian (243)$3.00 Columbian (243). Unused (no gum), rich color, fresh and Very Fine

800
800
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1324
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Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1324, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)$4.00 Rose Carmine, Columbian (244a), $4.00 Rose Carmine, Columbian (244a)$4.00 Rose Carmine, Columbian (244a). Original gum, gorgeous pastel color, expertly reperfed at bottom, Extremely Fine appearance, with 1983 P.F. certificate as the Crimson Lake shade and not mentioning reperfing

2,150
2,100
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1325
 
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1325, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)$4.00 Columbian (244), $4.00 Columbian (244)$4.00 Columbian (244). Radiant color, unobtrusive strike of target cancel leaves entire design clearly visible, Very Fine, with 2002 P.F. certificate

1,250
950
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1326
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Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1326, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)$5.00 Columbian (245), $5.00 Columbian (245)$5.00 Columbian (245). Original gum, lightly hinged, detailed impression on bright white paper, choice centering with balanced margins, single shorter perf at top right

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

With 2012 P.S.E. certificate (VF-XF 85; SMQ $3,200.00)

2,600
2,000
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1327
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Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1327, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)$5.00 Columbian (245), $5.00 Columbian (245)$5.00 Columbian (245). Original gum, lightly hinged, intense shade, Very Fine, with 1985 and 1999 P.F. certificates

2,600
1,500
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1328
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Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1328, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)$5.00 Columbian (245), $5.00 Columbian (245)$5.00 Columbian (245). Original gum, small h.r. at top, couple faintly gum soaked perf tips and nibbed perf at right, otherwise Fine

2,600
800
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1329
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Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1329, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)$5.00 Columbian (245), $5.00 Columbian (245)$5.00 Columbian (245). Unused (no gum), intense shade, Very Fine

1,250
750
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1330
 
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1330, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)$5.00 Columbian (245), $5.00 Columbian (245)$5.00 Columbian (245). Intense shade and proof-like impression on crisp white paper, unusual unframed grid cancel, tiny thin spot, Very Fine appearance, with 2010 P.F. certificate

1,400
425
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