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Sale 1040 — Outstanding United States Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday-Thursday, 26-28 March, 2013

Category — 1893 Columbian Issue, Multiples (Scott 230-240)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1513
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Sale Number 1040, Lot Number 1513, 1893 Columbian Issue, Multiples (Scott 230-240)1c-50c Columbian (230-240), 1c-50c Columbian (230-240)1c-50c Columbian (230-240). Blocks of four, 2c, 4c and 8c Mint N.H., some others h.r., 50c unused (regummed), rich colors, few flaws including bottom pair of 5c crease, Fine-Very Fine appearance, attractive set of blocks of the Columbians thru the 50c

6,765
1,300
1514
ogbl
Sale Number 1040, Lot Number 1514, 1893 Columbian Issue, Multiples (Scott 230-240)1c-30c Columbian (230-231, 235, 237-239), 1c-30c Columbian (230-231, 235, 237-239)1c-30c Columbian (230-231, 235, 237-239). Blocks of four, original gum, 1c Mint N.H., 2c bottom pair Mint N.H., 10c multiple h.r. reinforcing perf separations, 15c and 30c lightly hinged with two stamps each Mint N.H., bright colors throughout, highest two values Fine, several stamps in other blocks Very Fine

4,740
600
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1515
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1c-30c Columbian (230-231, 233-234, 237, 239). Group of unused blocks, 1c bottom plate block of six and top plate block of eight (separated and rejoined), also block of six, 2c, 4c, 5c, 10c and 30c blocks of four (two of 30c), glazed original gum on several, 30c blocks slightly disturbed original gum, one 10c stamp Mint N.H., fresh colors, nice centering, Very Fine, 1977 P.F. certificate accompanies one 30c block

4,723
950
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1516
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Sale Number 1040, Lot Number 1516, 1893 Columbian Issue, Multiples (Scott 230-240)1c-10c Columbian (230-233, 236-237), 1c-10c Columbian (230-233, 236-237)1c-10c Columbian (230-233, 236-237). Imprint, plate no. and letter strips of four, half bottoms and half tops, original gum, including two 1c in strikingly different shades (one Mint N.H.), 2c h.r. in selvage, two 3c (one Mint N.H.), 4c and 8c, 10c with multiple h.r., 8c with minor toning, Fine-Very Fine

2,440
750
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1517
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1c-5c Columbian (230, 232, 234). Group of large multiples including 1c top left corner imprint and plate no. block of ten, thin h.r. mostly in selvage reinforcing separations, 3c blocks of 25 and 20, first with 22 stamps Mint N.H. but with major gum creasing throughout, latter block toned with disturbed original gum, 5c bottom imprint and plate no. block of eight, multiple h.r. reinforcing complete vertical separation between center stamps, overall Fine

6,485
1,200
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1518
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Sale Number 1040, Lot Number 1518, 1893 Columbian Issue, Multiples (Scott 230-240)1c Columbian (230), 1c Columbian (230)1c Columbian (230). Mint N.H. bottom imprint, plate no. 159 and letter "O O" block of eight, wonderfully fresh and crisp, Fine-Very Fine, attractive plate block

1,050
375
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1519
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Sale Number 1040, Lot Number 1519, 1893 Columbian Issue, Multiples (Scott 230-240)1c Columbian (230), 1c Columbian (230)1c Columbian (230). Top left imprint, plate no. 196 and letter "V V" block of eight, stamps Mint N.H., hinged in selvage which has a horizontal stitch watermark, magnificently centered, deep rich color, minor perf separations, Extremely Fine

725
375
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1520
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Sale Number 1040, Lot Number 1520, 1893 Columbian Issue, Multiples (Scott 230-240)1c, 3c Columbian (230, 232), 1c, 3c Columbian (230, 232)1c, 3c Columbian (230, 232). Mint N.H. imprint and plate no. blocks of eight, 1c bottom and 3c top, 3c with some minor selvage wrinkling, fresh colors, Fine

3,150
600
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1521
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Sale Number 1040, Lot Number 1521, 1893 Columbian Issue, Multiples (Scott 230-240)2c Columbian (231), 2c Columbian (231)2c Columbian (231). Mint N.H. block of eight, rich color, left center stamps with pen strokes on gum that do not show thru, Very Fine-Extremely Fine, Scott Retail as singles

300
200
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1522
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Sale Number 1040, Lot Number 1522, 1893 Columbian Issue, Multiples (Scott 230-240)2c Columbian (231), 2c Columbian (231)2c Columbian (231). Mint N.H. top imprint, plate no. 189 and letter "U U" block of eight, bright color, natural gum bends and wrinkles, few minor perf separations, Very Fine

1,200
400
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1523
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Sale Number 1040, Lot Number 1523, 1893 Columbian Issue, Multiples (Scott 230-240)3c Columbian (232), 3c Columbian (232)3c Columbian (232). Mint N.H. block of four, rich color and attractive centering, couple small natural inclusions bottom right stamp, Very Fine

440
160
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1524
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Sale Number 1040, Lot Number 1524, 1893 Columbian Issue, Multiples (Scott 230-240)3c Columbian (232), 3c Columbian (232)3c Columbian (232). Mint N.H. bottom imprint, plate no. 57 and letter "L" block of eight, bright and fresh, Fine-Very Fine

2,100
0
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1525
nhbl
Sale Number 1040, Lot Number 1525, 1893 Columbian Issue, Multiples (Scott 230-240)3c Columbian (232), 3c Columbian (232)3c Columbian (232). Mint N.H. bottom plate no. 76, imprint and "R" block of eight, rich color, light natural paper wrinkle at bottom of sheet margin, Fine, ex Drucker

2,100
400
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1526
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Sale Number 1040, Lot Number 1526, 1893 Columbian Issue, Multiples (Scott 230-240)4c Columbian (233), 4c Columbian (233)4c Columbian (233). Bottom imprint, plate no. 16 and letter "D" block of eight, original gum, barest trace of hinging, radiant color, unusually choice centering

EXTREMELY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL ORIGINAL-GUM PLATE BLOCK OF THE 4-CENT COLUMBIAN ISSUE.

With 2013 P.F. certificate

2,100
2,500
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1527
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Sale Number 1040, Lot Number 1527, 1893 Columbian Issue, Multiples (Scott 230-240)4c Columbian (233), 4c Columbian (233)4c Columbian (233). Bottom imprint, plate no. 16 and letter "D" block of eight, original gum, couple small h.r., outstanding centering, small gum soak at right of pos. 4 and light toning at right of pos. 8 and in selvage, otherwise Very Fine

2,100
350
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1528
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Sale Number 1040, Lot Number 1528, 1893 Columbian Issue, Multiples (Scott 230-240)4c Columbian (233), 4c Columbian (233)4c Columbian (233). Mint N.H. bottom imprint, plate no. 16 and letter "D" block of eight, fresh color, tiny inclusion in bottom left selvage and few minor perf separations, Fine-Very Fine, a scarce plate block in Mint N.H. condition

3,500
750
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1529
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Sale Number 1040, Lot Number 1529, 1893 Columbian Issue, Multiples (Scott 230-240)4c Columbian (233), 4c Columbian (233)4c Columbian (233). Mint N.H. top imprint, plate no. 18 and letter "D" at left block of eight, rich color, few typical perf separations, Fine

3,500
700
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1530
nhbl
Sale Number 1040, Lot Number 1530, 1893 Columbian Issue, Multiples (Scott 230-240)5c Columbian (234), 5c Columbian (234)5c Columbian (234). Mint N.H. bottom imprint, plate no. 9 and letter "B" block of eight, deep rich color, remarkably fresh and intact, usual light natural gum wrinkles

FINE-VERY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL MINT NEVER-HINGED PLATE BLOCK OF THE 5-CENT COLUMBIAN.

This is the first Mint N.H. plate block of this issue we have offered in nearly four years

4,500
1,500
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1531
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Sale Number 1040, Lot Number 1531, 1893 Columbian Issue, Multiples (Scott 230-240)5c Columbian (234), 5c Columbian (234)5c Columbian (234). Bottom imprint, plate no. and letter "B" block of eight, original gum, h.r., rich color, choice centering, fresh and Very Fine

2,650
650
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1532
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Sale Number 1040, Lot Number 1532, 1893 Columbian Issue, Multiples (Scott 230-240)5c Columbian (234), 5c Columbian (234)5c Columbian (234). Top imprint, plate no. 9 and letter "B" block of eight, original gum, few small h.r. including one reinforcing internal perf separations at center, top right and left stamps Mint N.H., rich color, Fine

2,650
375
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1533
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Sale Number 1040, Lot Number 1533, 1893 Columbian Issue, Multiples (Scott 230-240)5c Columbian (234), 5c Columbian (234)5c Columbian (234). Top left margin imprint, plate no. 10 and letter "B" block of ten, stamps Mint N.H., lightly hinged in ungummed part of selvage, bright shade, fresh and Fine-Very Fine, an impressive plate number multiple with full corner selvage, Scott Retail as hinged plate block of eight and two Mint N.H. singles

2,980
1,200
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