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Sale 1116 — United States Stamps and Possessions

Sale Date — Wednesday-Thursday, 16-17 December, 2015

Category — 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
3239
nh
Sale Number 1116, Lot Number 3239, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)1c Columbian (230), 1c Columbian (230)1c Columbian (230). Mint N.H. with bottom letter "O O" selvage, rich color on bright paper, wide margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2004 P.F. and 2005 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $350.00)

35
225
3240
nh
Sale Number 1116, Lot Number 3240, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)5c Columbian (234), 5c Columbian (234)5c Columbian (234). Mint N.H., outstanding centering, intensely rich color and detailed impression

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A BEAUTIFUL MINT NEVER-HINGED 5-CENT COLUMBIAN.

With 2009 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $3,000.00)

160
1,800
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3241
nh
Sale Number 1116, Lot Number 3241, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)5c Columbian (234), 5c Columbian (234)5c Columbian (234). Mint N.H., wide margins and exceptionally well-centered, rich color on bright paper, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2011 P.S.A.G. certificate (95 ogNH)

160
550
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3242
nh
Sale Number 1116, Lot Number 3242, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)6c Red Violet, Columbian (235a), 6c Red Violet, Columbian (235a)6c Red Violet, Columbian (235a). Mint N.H., lovely shade, wide margins and near perfect centering, Extremely Fine Gem, with 1999, 2004 and 2007 P.F. certificates (XF-Superb 95), with 2006 P.S.E. certificate (as No. 235)

160
750
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3243
nh
Sale Number 1116, Lot Number 3243, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)6c Red Violet, Columbian (235a), 6c Red Violet, Columbian (235a)6c Red Violet, Columbian (235a). Mint N.H., brilliant color on bright paper, wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, a superb stamp in every respect, with 2004 P.F. certificate

160
2,500
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3244
ogbl
Sale Number 1116, Lot Number 3244, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)30c Columbian (239), 30c Columbian (239)30c Columbian (239). Block of four, original gum, lightly hinged, choice centering, rich color, Very Fine, with 1977 P.F. certificate

1,150
950
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3245
 
Sale Number 1116, Lot Number 3245, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)$1.00 Columbian (241), $1.00 Columbian (241)$1.00 Columbian (241). Original gum, lightly hinged, fresh color, Very Fine, with 2010 P.S.E. certificate

1,100
600
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3246
nh
Sale Number 1116, Lot Number 3246, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)$2.00 Columbian (242), $2.00 Columbian (242)$2.00 Columbian (242). Mint N.H., rich color, fresh and Fine, with 2012 P.F. certificate

3,800
1,200
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3247°
og
Sale Number 1116, Lot Number 3247, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)$2.00 Columbian (242), $2.00 Columbian (242)$2.00 Columbian (242). Original gum, deep rich color, proof-like impression, wide and balanced margins

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE $2.00 COLUMBIAN.

With 2015 P.S.E. certificate (OGh, XF-Superb 95; SMQ $5,000.00). Only three have graded higher

1,150
0
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3248
og
Sale Number 1116, Lot Number 3248, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)$2.00 Columbian (242), $2.00 Columbian (242)$2.00 Columbian (242). Original gum, uncommonly wide margins and well-centered, rich color, Extremely Fine, with 2015 P.F. certificate (VF-XF 85)

1,150
1,100
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3249°
 
Sale Number 1116, Lot Number 3249, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)$3.00 Columbian (243), $3.00 Columbian (243)$3.00 Columbian (243). Perfectly centered with wide and balanced margins, bright color and proof-like impression, neat circular datestamp cancel leaves full design clearly visible.

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A MAGNIFICENT USED EXAMPLE OF THE $3.00 COLUMBIAN ISSUE WHICH HAS BEEN GRADED SUPERB 98 BY P.S.E. -- THIS IS THE HIGHEST GRADE AWARDED.

With 2015 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $10,500.00). This is the highest grade awarded and it is shared by only one other.

1,000
9,000
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3250
 
Sale Number 1116, Lot Number 3250, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)$3.00 Columbian (243), $3.00 Columbian (243)$3.00 Columbian (243). Tied on piece by San Francisco. Jan 29, 1894 duplex datestamp and cancel, bright color, Very Fine

825
475
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3251
og
Sale Number 1116, Lot Number 3251, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)$5.00 Columbian (245), $5.00 Columbian (245)$5.00 Columbian (245). Original gum, wide margins, intense shade on crisp paper, Very Fine, with 1998 P.F. certificate

2,400
1,900
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3252
og
Sale Number 1116, Lot Number 3252, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)$5.00 Columbian (245), $5.00 Columbian (245)$5.00 Columbian (245). Original gum, minor h.r., exceptionally fresh with detailed impression, faint natural gum crease, Very Fine

2,400
1,100
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3253°
ogbl
Sale Number 1116, Lot Number 3253, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)$5.00 Columbian (245), $5.00 Columbian (245)$5.00 Columbian (245). Block of four, original gum, intense shade and impression, some perf separations between bottom pair

FINE-VERY FINE BLOCK OF FOUR OF THE $5.00 COLUMBIAN ISSUE.

The bottom stamps have particularly wide margins

12,000
5,000
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