Sale 1096 — The Robert R. Hall Collection of Outstanding United States Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday-Thursday, 28-30 April, 2015

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

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
419
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Sale 1096, Lot 419, 50c-$5.00 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 240-245)50c Columbian (240). Mint N.H., choice centering with balanced margins, detailed impression

EXTREMELY FINE MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 50-CENT COLUMBIAN ISSUE.

With 2006 P.F. (XF 90) and 2006 P.S.E. certificates (XF 90; SMQ $3,750.00)

1,450
3,500
420
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Sale 1096, Lot 420, 50c-$5.00 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 240-245)50c Columbian (240). Bottom imprint and plate no. 77 block of six, moisture-disturbed original gum with some glazing, deep rich color and proof-like impression, Very Fine-Extremely Fine and attractive plate block

14,500
3,750
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421
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Sale 1096, Lot 421, 50c-$5.00 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 240-245)$1.00 Columbian (241). Mint N.H., brilliant color on bright paper, choice centering with well-balanced margins

EXTREMELY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE $1.00 COLUMBIAN ISSUE. A WONDERFUL STAMP.

With 1988 and 2002 P.F. certificates. With 2004 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90, SMQ $14,000.00).

3,750
9,000
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422
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Sale 1096, Lot 422, 50c-$5.00 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 240-245)$1.00 Columbian (241). Block of four, original gum, bright color, bottom stamps horizontal crease at bottom, unpunched perfs and short perf at lower left, otherwise Fine

5,000
950
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423
 
Sale 1096, Lot 423, 50c-$5.00 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 240-245)$1.00 Columbian (241). Choice centering, brilliant color, unobtrusive duplex cancel, Extremely Fine, with 2003 P.F. certificate

600
450
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424
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Sale 1096, Lot 424, 50c-$5.00 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 240-245)$2.00 Columbian (242). Original gum, h.r., rich color, tiny thin spot at top (not noted on certificate), Very Fine appearance, with 1996 P.F. certificate

1,150
650
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425
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Sale 1096, Lot 425, 50c-$5.00 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 240-245)$2.00 Columbian (242). Mint N.H. block of four, detailed impression, bottom right stamp corner crease at bottom right

FINE APPEARANCE. A SCARCE MINT NEVER-HINGED BLOCK OF FOUR OF THE $2.00 COLUMBIAN ISSUE.

Scott Retail as singles

15,200
2,800
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426
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Sale 1096, Lot 426, 50c-$5.00 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 240-245)$2.00 Columbian (242). Block of eight with two bottom plate nos. 105 and part of two imprints, unused (no gum), bright color, vertical perfs expertly rejoined at center, Fine, an unusual configuration, Scott Retail as no gum singles

4,200
2,300
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427
 
Sale 1096, Lot 427, 50c-$5.00 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 240-245)$2.00 Columbian (242). Bright shade and detailed impression, neat central strike of New York Station P oval cancel, fresh and Very Fine, with 2003 P.F. certificate

600
275
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428
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Sale 1096, Lot 428, 50c-$5.00 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 240-245)$3.00 Columbian (243). Original gum, wide nicely balanced margins, rich color, Very Fine and choice, with 1996 P.F. certificate

1,500
1,600
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429
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Sale 1096, Lot 429, 50c-$5.00 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 240-245)$3.00 Columbian (243). Block of four, original gum, lightly hinged, radiant color and crisp impression, few minor perf separations, bottom right stamp small thin spot

FINE-VERY FINE CENTERING. AN ATTRACTIVE ORIGINAL-GUM BLOCK OF FOUR OF THE $3.00 COLUMBIAN ISSUE.

The $3.00 is one of the most difficult blocks to obtain.

8,250
2,500
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430
 
Sale 1096, Lot 430, 50c-$5.00 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 240-245)$3.00 Columbian (243). Rich color, neat New York oval registry cancel described on certificate as purple, but it looks black to us, Very Fine and choice, with 2003 P.F. certificate

825
650
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431
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Sale 1096, Lot 431, 50c-$5.00 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 240-245)$4.00 Rose Carmine, Columbian (244a). Original gum, bright color in the distinctive Rose Carmine shade, Very Fine, with 1978 P.F. certificate

2,000
2,000
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432
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Sale 1096, Lot 432, 50c-$5.00 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 240-245)$4.00 Pale Aniline Rose, Columbian (244a). Block of four, original gum, a few h.r.'s mostly on top stamps, radiant color

FINE AND ATTRACTIVE BLOCK OF FOUR OF THE PALE ANILINE ROSE SHADE OF THE $4.00 COLUMBIAN ISSUE.

This block beautifully displays the pinkish Pale Aniline Rose shade.

10,000
3,000
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433
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Sale 1096, Lot 433, 50c-$5.00 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 240-245)$5.00 Columbian (245). Block of four, slightly disturbed original gum, intense shade and impression, beautifully centered and well-balanced margins, top right stamp has two toned perfs at right

EXTREMELY FINE APPEARING BLOCK OF FOUR OF THE $5.00 COLUMBIAN ISSUE.

A scarce multiple with such choice centering.

12,000
4,250
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434
 
Sale 1096, Lot 434, 50c-$5.00 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 240-245)$4.00 Columbian (244). Radiant color, crisp impression, neat New York registry oval cancel, Very Fine and choice, with 2003 P.F. certificate

1,050
750
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435
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Sale 1096, Lot 435, 50c-$5.00 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 240-245)$5.00 Columbian (245). Original gum, intense shade, wide margins, fresh and Very Fine, a pretty stamp, with 1996 P.F. certificate

2,400
2,400
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436
 
Sale 1096, Lot 436, 50c-$5.00 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 240-245)$5.00 Columbian (245). Intense shade on bright paper, bold oval registry cancels and red cancel at top left, fresh and Fine, with 1998 P.F. certificate

1,200
550
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