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Sale 1068 — United States Stamps and Possessions

Sale Date — Wednesday-Thursday, 30 April-1 May, 2014

Category — 1893 Columbian thru 1894-98 Issues

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
176
og
Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 176, 1893 Columbian thru 1894-98 Issues1c-$5.00 Columbian (230-245), 1c-$5.00 Columbian (230-245)1c-$5.00 Columbian (230-245). Rich colors, few lower denominations Mint N.H., $1.00 part original gum, $2.00 regummed, $4.00 glazed original gum and repaired corner, $5.00 either disturbed original gum or regummed, some with especially nice centering, few faults, all appear Fine-Very Fine

E. 1,500-2,000
2,900
177
 
Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 177, 1893 Columbian thru 1894-98 Issues1c-10c Columbian (230-232, 235-237), 1c-10c Columbian (230-232, 235-237)1c-10c Columbian (230-232, 235-237). Five stamps, choice centering, a couple with Jumbo margins, rich colors, neat circular datestamp or duplex cancels, few with small problems, all appear Extremely Fine, an excellent opportunity to acquire a group of attractive Columbians all at once, four with current certificates

64
70
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178
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Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 178, 1893 Columbian thru 1894-98 Issues1c Columbian (230), 1c Columbian (230)1c Columbian (230). Mint N.H., exceedingly well-centered, rich color on bright white paper, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2009 P.S.A.G. certificate (Superb 98)

37
800
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179
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Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 179, 1893 Columbian thru 1894-98 Issues1c Columbian (230), 1c Columbian (230)1c Columbian (230). Partial imprint in the top selvage, Mint N.H., wide margins, lovely rich color, Extremely Fine, with 2005 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $250.00)

37
200
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180
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Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 180, 1893 Columbian thru 1894-98 Issues2c Columbian (231), 2c Columbian (231)2c Columbian (231). Mint N.H., exceptionally well-centered with wide margins, fresh color, Extremely Fine, with 2006 P.F. certificate

37
80
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181
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Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 181, 1893 Columbian thru 1894-98 Issues4c Columbian (233), 4c Columbian (233)4c Columbian (233). Mint N.H., excellent centering, attractive color, Extremely Fine, with 1981 P.F. certificate and 2009 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $400.00)

165
225
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182
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Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 182, 1893 Columbian thru 1894-98 Issues6c Columbian (235), 6c Columbian (235)6c Columbian (235). Mint N.H., choice centering, rich color, Extremely Fine, with 1992 P.F. certificate and 2009 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $375.00)

165
250
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183
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Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 183, 1893 Columbian thru 1894-98 Issues30c Columbian (239), 30c Columbian (239)30c Columbian (239). Mint N.H., rich color, Very Fine, with 1998 P.S.E. certificate

750
600
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184
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Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 184, 1893 Columbian thru 1894-98 Issues$3.00 Columbian (243), $3.00 Columbian (243)$3.00 Columbian (243). Original gum, lightly hinged, well-centered, Very Fine, with 1968 P.F. certificate

1,600
1,200
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185
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Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 185, 1893 Columbian thru 1894-98 Issues$4.00 Columbian (244), $4.00 Columbian (244)$4.00 Columbian (244). Unused (no gum), vivid color, well-centered, Very Fine and choice, P.S.E. encapsulated (VF-XF 85; SMQ $1,150.00), capsule cracked (does not affect stamp) but will be replaced or removed from capsule at buyer's request

1,050
850
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186
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Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 186, 1893 Columbian thru 1894-98 Issues$4.00-$5.00 Columbian, $2.00 Trans-Mississippi (244-245, 293), $4.00-$5.00 Columbian, $2.00 Trans-Mississippi (244-245, 293)$4.00-$5.00 Columbian, $2.00 Trans-Mississippi (244-245, 293). Unused (regummed), $4.00 bright color, Fine, $5.00 extra wide margins, reperfed at bottom, appears Very Fine, $2.00 Trans-Mississippi regummed over slight thin spot, appears Very Fine

3,175
1,600
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187
 
Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 187, 1893 Columbian thru 1894-98 Issues$5.00 Columbian (245), $5.00 Columbian (245)$5.00 Columbian (245). Bright shade and paper, New York oval registry cancel, fresh and Very Fine

1,300
850
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188
P
Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 188, 1893 Columbian thru 1894-98 Issues$2.00 Dark Blue, Large Die Proof on India (262P1), $2.00 Dark Blue, Large Die Proof on India (262P1)$2.00 Dark Blue, Large Die Proof on India (262P1). Die sunk on 55 x 60mm card, fresh and Extremely Fine

500
250
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189
P
Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 189, 1893 Columbian thru 1894-98 Issues$5.00 Dark Green, Large Die Proof on India (263P1), $5.00 Dark Green, Large Die Proof on India (263P1)$5.00 Dark Green, Large Die Proof on India (263P1). Full die proof mounted on 55 x 60mm card, Extremely Fine

650
225
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190
 
Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 190, 1893 Columbian thru 1894-98 Issues1c-10c 1894 Issue (246-247, 253-255, 257-258), 1c-10c 1894 Issue (246-247, 253-255, 257-258)1c-10c 1894 Issue (246-247, 253-255, 257-258). Seven used stamps selected for superior centering, rich colors and overall eye appeal, few with trivial imperfections, all appear Extremely Fine and several are sound Gems, a difficult group to assemble

85
110
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191
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Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 191, 1893 Columbian thru 1894-98 Issues2c Carmine, Ty. II (251), 2c Carmine, Ty. II (251)2c Carmine, Ty. II (251). Mint N.H., brilliant color, Very Fine

1,100
425
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192
og
Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 192, 1893 Columbian thru 1894-98 Issues6c Dull Brown (256), 6c Dull Brown (256)6c Dull Brown (256). Original gum, deep shade, perfectly centered, Extremely Fine Gem, a gorgeous stamp

160
300
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193
og
Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 193, 1893 Columbian thru 1894-98 Issues$1.00 Black (261), $1.00 Black (261)$1.00 Black (261). Original gum, lightly hinged, intense shade, wide margins, reperfed at left, Very Fine appearance

1,000
450
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194
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Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 194, 1893 Columbian thru 1894-98 Issues$1.00 Black, Ty. II (261A), $1.00 Black, Ty. II (261A)$1.00 Black, Ty. II (261A). Mint N.H., intense shade and proof-like impression, three extra wide margins

VERY FINE. A SCARCE MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 1894 $1.00 TYPE II UNWATERMARKED BUREAU ISSUE.

We have offered just over a dozen Mint N.H. examples in the past 19 years.

Ex Hoffman. With 2004 P.F. certificate

7,250
2,300
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195
og
Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 195, 1893 Columbian thru 1894-98 Issues$5.00 Dark Green (263), $5.00 Dark Green (263)$5.00 Dark Green (263). Original gum, lightly hinged, rich color, reperfed at left, Very Fine appearance

4,500
1,500
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196
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Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 196, 1893 Columbian thru 1894-98 Issues2c Carmine, Ty. II (266), 2c Carmine, Ty. II (266)2c Carmine, Ty. II (266). Mint N.H. stamp with left plate no. 70 selvage, lightly hinged in selvage only, vibrant color, perfectly centered with wide and evenly-proportioned margins, Extremely Fine Gem, a superb stamp, with 2000 P.F. certificate

100
425
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197
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Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 197, 1893 Columbian thru 1894-98 Issues2c Carmine, Ty. III (267), 2c Carmine, Ty. III (267)2c Carmine, Ty. III (267). Mint N.H. with bottom part imprint selvage, deep shade and detailed impression on bright paper, essentially perfect centering, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2014 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $950.00), only two have graded higher

16
850
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198
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Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 198, 1893 Columbian thru 1894-98 Issues$1.00 Black, Ty. I (276), $1.00 Black, Ty. I (276)$1.00 Black, Ty. I (276). Original gum, detailed impression, wide and balanced margins, reperfed at left, appears Very Fine

600
250
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199
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Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 199, 1893 Columbian thru 1894-98 Issues$2.00 Bright Blue (277), $2.00 Bright Blue (277)$2.00 Bright Blue (277). H.r., deep color, Very Fine, with 1999 P.F. certificate

950
350
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200
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Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 200, 1893 Columbian thru 1894-98 Issues$5.00 Dark Green (278), $5.00 Dark Green (278)$5.00 Dark Green (278). Slightly disturbed original gum, deep shade, reperfed, Extremely Fine appearance

2,000
700
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