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Sale 1139 — U.S. Treasures of Philately from The Irwin Weinberg Inventory

Sale Date — Wednesday, 9 November, 2016

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*A buyer’s premium of 15% of the winning bid was added as part of the total purchase price on all lots in this sale. Buyers were responsible for applicable sales tax, customs duty and any other prescribed charges. By placing a bid, bidders agreed to the terms and conditions in effect at the time of the sale.

Category — Columbian Issue

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
60
nhbl
Sale Number 1139, Lot Number 60, Columbian Issue3c Columbian (232), 3c Columbian (232)3c Columbian (232). Mint N.H. bottom left corner imprint, plate no. 75 and letter "R" block of ten, unusually choice centering, deep rich color and proof-like impression

EXTREMELY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL MINT NEVER-HINGED PLATE BLOCK OF THE 3-CENT COLUMBIAN.

Scott Retail as plate block of eight and two singles

2,310
1,800
61
ogbl
Sale Number 1139, Lot Number 61, Columbian Issue4c Columbian (233), 4c Columbian (233)4c Columbian (233). Mint N.H. bottom right corner imprint, plate no. 17 and letter "D" block of ten, bright color, trivial corner crease in bottom right selvage only well away from plate block, one stamp tiny toned spot

FINE-VERY FINE. AN ATTRACTIVE AND SCARCE MINT NEVER-HINGED PLATE BLOCK OF TEN OF THE 4-CENT COLUMBIAN ISSUE.

Ex Schwartz. Scott Retail as plate block of eight and two Mint N.H. singles

3,670
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62
nhbl
Sale Number 1139, Lot Number 62, Columbian Issue5c Columbian (234), 5c Columbian (234)5c Columbian (234). Mint N.H. top imprint, plate no. 6 and letter "B" block of eight, bright color and detailed impression, usual light natural gum bends

FINE-VERY FINE. AN ATTRACTIVE MINT NEVER-HINGED PLATE BLOCK OF EIGHT OF THE 5-CENT COLUMBIAN ISSUE.

Ex "Saddleback"

4,500
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63
c
Sale Number 1139, Lot Number 63, Columbian Issue8c Columbian (236), 8c Columbian (236)8c Columbian (236). Tied by "San Francisco Cal. 2" oval registry cancel and used with Samoa, horizontal pair of -1/2p , 1-1/2p and 3d surcharge stamps, tied by blue "Apia, Samoa Apr. 18, 1895" double-circle datestamp on registered cover to W.A. Cooper in San Francisco, red "Registered May 9, 1895 San Francisco Cal." three-line handstamp with registry nos. 4983 and 7410, back of cover with manuscript "PM Apia Samoa"

VERY FINE. A REMARKABLE SAMOA-U.S. MIXED FRANKING WITH THE 8-CENT COLUMBIAN ISSUE.

The Odenweller book lists the two registry numbers before the one offered here, which was sent on the same date as the others.

E. 2,000-3,000
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64
nh
Sale Number 1139, Lot Number 64, Columbian Issue$1.00 Columbian (241), $1.00 Columbian (241)$1.00 Columbian (241). Mint N.H. with left selvage, deep rich color and proof-like impression, beautifully fresh

VERY FINE MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE $1.00 COLUMBIAN ISSUE.

With 2004 P.F. certificate for strip of five.

3,750
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65
ogbl
Sale Number 1139, Lot Number 65, Columbian Issue$1.00 Columbian (241), $1.00 Columbian (241)$1.00 Columbian (241). Block of four with left imprint selvage, original gum, small h.r. in selvage, bottom left stamp natural perf disc inclusion and natural inclusion, Fine and attractive block of the $1.00 Columbian

5,000
1,100
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66
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Sale Number 1139, Lot Number 66, Columbian Issue$1.00 Columbian (241), $1.00 Columbian (241)$1.00 Columbian (241). Block of eight with top left corner selvage, imprint and letter "W", original gum, lightly hinged, brilliant color, few minor perf separations, small tear in selvage only above position 3

FINE-VERY FINE. AN IMPRESSIVE TOP LEFT CORNER SELVAGE AND IMPRINT BLOCK OF EIGHT OF THE $1.00 COLUMBIAN ISSUE.

This is an attractive and reasonable alternative to the rare plate block of eight, which catalogues $85,000.00. Scott Retail as two blocks of four without premium for the imprint position

10,000
5,500
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67
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Sale Number 1139, Lot Number 67, Columbian Issue$2.00 Columbian (242), $2.00 Columbian (242)$2.00 Columbian (242). Original gum, single hinge mark, vivid color, wide margins, Very Fine and choice, with 2001 P.F. certificate

1,150
1,000
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68
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Sale Number 1139, Lot Number 68, Columbian Issue$3.00 Olive Green, Columbian (243a), $3.00 Olive Green, Columbian (243a)$3.00 Olive Green, Columbian (243a). Original gum, lightly hinged, beautifully centered, deep rich color and sharp impression, Extremely Fine, with 1985 and 2006 P.F. certificates (XF 90)

1,500
2,000
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