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Sale 1078 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday-Wednesday, 16-17 September, 2014

Category — 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
339
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Sale Number 1078, Lot Number 339, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)1c 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
340
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Sale Number 1078, Lot Number 340, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)4c Columbian (233), 4c Columbian (233)4c Columbian (233). Mint N.H., radiant color on bright paper, wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2014 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $725.00)

165
600
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341
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Sale Number 1078, Lot Number 341, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)8c Columbian (236), 8c Columbian (236)8c Columbian (236). Mint N.H., rich color and proof-like impression, well-balanced margins, Extremely Fine

165
425
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342
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Sale Number 1078, Lot Number 342, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)15c Columbian (238), 15c Columbian (238)15c Columbian (238). Mint N.H., rich color and proof-like impression on bright paper, gorgeous centering, reperfed at bottom, Extremely Fine appearance

700
300
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343
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Sale Number 1078, Lot Number 343, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)15c Columbian (238), 15c Columbian (238)15c Columbian (238). Block of four, original gum, three lightly hinged, other Mint N.H., fresh, deep rich color, bottom left stamp with neatly repaired perf at left, otherwise Very Fine, Scott Retail as three original gum hinged and one Mint N.H.

1,475
350
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344
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Sale Number 1078, Lot Number 344, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)30c Columbian (239), 30c Columbian (239)30c Columbian (239). Mint N.H., rich color on fresh paper, Very Fine and choice, with 1977 P.F. certificate

750
400
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345
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Sale Number 1078, Lot Number 345, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)30c Columbian (239), 30c Columbian (239)30c Columbian (239). Mint N.H., brilliant color, fresh and Fine, with 2011 Weiss certificate for block

750
150
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346
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Sale Number 1078, Lot Number 346, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)30c Columbian (239), 30c Columbian (239)30c Columbian (239). Mint N.H., intense color and impression, three wide margins, fresh and Fine

750
275
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347
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Sale Number 1078, Lot Number 347, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)30c Columbian (239), 30c Columbian (239)30c Columbian (239). Mint N.H., rich color, fresh and Fine, with 2011 Weiss certificate for block

750
140
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348
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Sale Number 1078, Lot Number 348, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)30c Columbian (239), 30c Columbian (239)30c Columbian (239). Block of four, bottom stamps Mint N.H., top stamps lightly hinged, rich color on bright paper, Very Fine-Extremely Fine, the top left stamp is an Extremely Fine Gem, Scott Retail as singles

1,980
750
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349
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Sale Number 1078, Lot Number 349, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)30c Columbian (239), 30c Columbian (239)30c Columbian (239). Block of four, original gum, couple minor h.r., handsomely centered, some skillful rejoining vertically between pairs, Very Fine-Extremely Fine, Scott Retail as hinged singles

960
325
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350
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Sale Number 1078, Lot Number 350, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)50c Columbian (240), 50c Columbian (240)50c Columbian (240). Mint N.H., deep rich color on bright paper, Very Fine

1,500
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351
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Sale Number 1078, Lot Number 351, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)50c Columbian (240), 50c Columbian (240)50c Columbian (240). Original gum, lightly hinged, exceptionally well-centered, intense shade on bright paper, Extremely Fine, with 1978 P.F. certificate

500
450
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352
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Sale Number 1078, Lot Number 352, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)50c Columbian (240), 50c Columbian (240)50c Columbian (240). Original gum, lightly hinged, intense shade, Very Fine

500
0
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353
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Sale Number 1078, Lot Number 353, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)50c Columbian (240), 50c Columbian (240)50c Columbian (240). Block of four, original gum, lightly hinged, attractive centering and intense shade, Very Fine

2,250
800
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354
 
Sale Number 1078, Lot Number 354, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)50c Columbian (240), 50c Columbian (240)50c Columbian (240). Deep rich color, unusual segmented grid cancel, well-balanced margins, Extremely Fine, a pretty stamp, with 2014 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $450.00)

200
250
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355
 
Sale Number 1078, Lot Number 355, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)50c Columbian (240), 50c Columbian (240)50c Columbian (240). Block of six with right selvage, rich color, neat hole-punch cancels, few small flaws, Fine appearance, this was likely used on a bundle of newspapers or other printed matter, also accompanied by single with original gum and same punch holes

E. 150-200
200
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356
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Sale Number 1078, Lot Number 356, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)$1.00 Columbian (241), $1.00 Columbian (241)$1.00 Columbian (241). Original gum, lightly hinged, radiant color, fresh and Very Fine

1,100
450
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357
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Sale Number 1078, Lot Number 357, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)$1.00 Columbian (241), $1.00 Columbian (241)$1.00 Columbian (241). Original gum, lightly hinged, pretty color, well-proportioned margins, Very Fine, with 1981 P.F. certificate

1,100
550
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358
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Sale Number 1078, Lot Number 358, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)$1.00 Columbian (241), $1.00 Columbian (241)$1.00 Columbian (241). Original gum, lightly hinged, rich color, reperfed at top, Extremely Fine appearance, small backstamp

1,100
400
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359
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Sale Number 1078, Lot Number 359, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)$1.00 Columbian (241), $1.00 Columbian (241)$1.00 Columbian (241). Slightly disturbed original gum, choice margins and exceptional centering, vivid color, tiny thin spot and trivial scuff speck, otherwise Very Fine and choice

1,100
250
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360
 
Sale Number 1078, Lot Number 360, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)$1.00 Columbian (241), $1.00 Columbian (241)$1.00 Columbian (241). Light strike of "Tompkinsville N.Y. Sep. 4 8AM 1893" circular datestamp, choice centering on fresh paper with long full perfs all around, Extremely Fine Gem, a pretty stamp, ex Saadi and Mayer, with 1990 P.F. certificate

650
700
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361
 
Sale Number 1078, Lot Number 361, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)$1.00 Columbian (241), $1.00 Columbian (241)$1.00 Columbian (241). Radiant color, wide margins, unobtrusive cancel, Very Fine and choice, with 2014 P.S.E. certificate

650
450
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362
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Sale Number 1078, Lot Number 362, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)$2.00 Columbian (242), $2.00 Columbian (242)$2.00 Columbian (242). Original gum, lightly hinged, sharp proof-like impression, well-balanced margins, faint natural gum bend not mentioned on accompanying certificate, Extremely Fine, with 1998 P.F. certificate

1,150
1,500
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363
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Sale Number 1078, Lot Number 363, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)$2.00 Columbian (242), $2.00 Columbian (242)$2.00 Columbian (242). Slightly disturbed original gum, rich color, small thin spots, Very Fine appearance

1,150
275
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364
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Sale Number 1078, Lot Number 364, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)$2.00 Columbian (242), $2.00 Columbian (242)$2.00 Columbian (242). Unused, regummed over a tiny thin, rich color, well-balanced margins, Extremely Fine appearance, with 2014 P.S.E. certificate (NG, F-VF 75; SMQ $350.00 as no gum)

550
300
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365
 
Sale Number 1078, Lot Number 365, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)$2.00 Columbian (242), $2.00 Columbian (242)$2.00 Columbian (242). Choice centering with well-balanced margins, sharp proof-like impression, light strike of New York registry oval cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2004 P.F. certificate

650
425
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366
 
Sale Number 1078, Lot Number 366, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)$2.00 Columbian (242), $2.00 Columbian (242)$2.00 Columbian (242). Pretty shade, unobtrusive strike of duplex cancel, Very Fine, with 2014 P.S.E. certificate

650
250
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367
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Sale Number 1078, Lot Number 367, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)$2.00, $3.00 Columbian (242-243), $2.00, $3.00 Columbian (242-243)$2.00, $3.00 Columbian (242-243). $2.00 gum heavily brushed or regummed, $3.00 unused (no gum), rich colors and choice centering, Very Fine-Extremely Fine, each with 1976 P.F. certificate ($2.00 described as "original gum"), Scott Retail as no gum

1,350
1,100
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368
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Sale Number 1078, Lot Number 368, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)$3.00 Olive Green, Columbian (243a), $3.00 Olive Green, Columbian (243a)$3.00 Olive Green, Columbian (243a). Original gum, lightly hinged, rich color, perfectly centered

EXTREMELY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL EXAMPLE OF THE $3.00 COLUMBIAN IN THE OLIVE GREEN SHADE.

With 2001 P.F. certificate

1,600
3,250
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369
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Sale Number 1078, Lot Number 369, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)$3.00 Columbian (243), $3.00 Columbian (243)$3.00 Columbian (243). Original gum, small hinge mark, a few tiny disturbances, magnificent centering and margins, Extremely Fine Gem, on centering alone this will likely receive a very high grade

1,600
1,500
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370
 
Sale Number 1078, Lot Number 370, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)$3.00 Olive Green, Columbian (243a), $3.00 Olive Green, Columbian (243a)$3.00 Olive Green, Columbian (243a). Intense color, duplex cancel leaves design clearly visible, Very Fine and choice, with 2005 P.F. certificate

900
650
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371
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Sale Number 1078, Lot Number 371, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)$4.00 Columbian (244), $4.00 Columbian (244)$4.00 Columbian (244). Slightly disturbed original gum, bright color and exceptionally well-centered, unpunched perf at right, short perf at bottom, otherwise Very Fine

2,100
750
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372
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Sale Number 1078, Lot Number 372, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)$4.00 Columbian (244), $4.00 Columbian (244)$4.00 Columbian (244). Unused (no gum), pretty shade, well-proportioned margins, Very Fine and choice, with 1988 P.F. certificate

1,050
750
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373
 
Sale Number 1078, Lot Number 373, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)$4.00 Columbian (244), $4.00 Columbian (244)$4.00 Columbian (244). Rich color, well-balanced margins, neat target cancel, fresh and Extremely Fine, with 2014 P.F. certificate

1,150
1,200
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374
 
Sale Number 1078, Lot Number 374, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)$4.00 Columbian (244), $4.00 Columbian (244)$4.00 Columbian (244). Attractively centered, brilliant color, sharp New York machine-applied datestamp, Very Fine, a desirable example with clear datestamp, with 2010 P.S.E. certificate (VF 80; SMQ $1,100.00)

1,150
900
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375
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Sale Number 1078, Lot Number 375, 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 detailed impression on crisp paper, choice centering with Jumbo margins

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE $5.00 COLUMBIAN ISSUE, WHICH HAS BEEN GRADED XF-SUPERB 95 JUMBO BY P.S.E.

With 1990 P.F. and 2008 P.S.E. certificates (OGph, XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $6,750.00 as 95, $16,500.00 as 98). Only three have graded higher (all at 98) and only five others share this desirable grade. As another indication of the desirability of this stamp, it was featured as the sole item on the front covers of Siegel Sale 385 (Dec. 8, 1970) and a March 5, 1990 Bennett catalogue (copies of covers accompany)

2,500
12,000
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376
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Sale Number 1078, Lot Number 376, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)$5.00 Columbian (245), $5.00 Columbian (245)$5.00 Columbian (245). Original gum, deep shade and detailed impression, wide margins, fresh and Very Fine

2,500
1,700
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377
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Sale Number 1078, Lot Number 377, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)$5.00 Columbian (245), $5.00 Columbian (245)$5.00 Columbian (245). Original gum, lightly hinged, detailed impression, fresh and Very Fine, a pretty stamp, with 1997 P.F. certificate

2,500
2,600
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378
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Sale Number 1078, Lot Number 378, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)$5.00 Columbian (245), $5.00 Columbian (245)$5.00 Columbian (245). Original gum, trivial h.r. and very minor gum disturbance, clear impression, Fine

2,500
750
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379
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Sale Number 1078, Lot Number 379, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)$5.00 Columbian (245), $5.00 Columbian (245)$5.00 Columbian (245). Disturbed original gum, h.r. with bit of offset, suggestion of small faint thin spot at right, Fine appearance

2,500
450
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380
 
Sale Number 1078, Lot Number 380, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)$5.00 Columbian (245), $5.00 Columbian (245)$5.00 Columbian (245). Crisp impression, light strike of target cancel, single perf added at lower right, otherwise Very Fine, with 1987 P.F. certificate as sound

1,300
900
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