Sale 1134 — The Alan Collection of United States Stamps

Sale Date — Wednesday, 14 September, 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 — 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
186
og
Sale 1134, Lot 186, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)1c-3c, 6c Columbian (230-232, 235). Original gum, 1c hinged, 6c lightly hinged, 2c and 3c Mint N.H., each with wide margins and outstanding centering, 3c slight gum crease and tiny natural inclusion, Extremely Fine Gems, 6c with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, XF-Superb 95; SMQ $250.00)

209
400
187
og
Sale 1134, Lot 187, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)4c Columbian (233). Original gum, lightly hinged, intense shade and impression, Jumbo margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $300.00)

55
325
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188
og
Sale 1134, Lot 188, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)5c Columbian (234). Natural crackly original gum, faintly hinged in one corner, enormous Jumbo margins and virtually perfectly centered, magnificent strong color on crisp white paper, Extremely Fine Gem, with 1992 P.F. certificate

55
250
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189
nh
Sale 1134, Lot 189, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)8c Columbian (236). Mint N.H., precise centering with balanced margins, deep rich color on crisp paper, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,250.00)

160
1,600
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190
og
Sale 1134, Lot 190, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)10c Columbian (237). Original gum, lightly hinged, choice centering, unusually intense shade, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, XF-Superb 95; SMQ $350.00)

100
600
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191
og
Sale 1134, Lot 191, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)15c Columbian (238). Original gum, lightly hinged, deep rich color, Jumbo margins and almost perfectly centered, Extremely Fine Gem, with 1995 P.F. certificate

225
700
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192
nh
Sale 1134, Lot 192, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)30c Columbian (239). Mint N.H., gorgeous centering, intense color and impression

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 30-CENT COLUMBIAN ISSUE.

With 2008 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $2,650.00).

725
1,900
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193
og
Sale 1134, Lot 193, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)50c Columbian (240). Original gum, lightly hinged, almost perfectly centered with wide margins all around, rich color, faint corner perf crease mentioned only on P.S.E. certificate, appears Extremely Fine, with 2000 P.F. and 2005 P.S.E. certificates

500
850
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194
ng
Sale 1134, Lot 194, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)$1.00 Columbian (241). Unused (no gum), choice centering, bright color, Extremely Fine, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate (NG, XF 90; SMQ $700.00)

500
375
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195
ng
Sale 1134, Lot 195, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)$2.00-$3.00 Columbian (242-243). Unused (regummed), fresh colors, $2.00 Fine, $3.00 wide margins, light horizontal crease, appears Extremely Fine

1,275
500
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196
og
Sale 1134, Lot 196, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)$4.00 Rose Carmine, Columbian (244a). Original gum, lightly hinged, vibrant color, balanced margins, tiny corner crease at bottom right, appears Extremely Fine, with 2016 P.F. certificate

2,000
550
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197
og
Sale 1134, Lot 197, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)$5.00 Columbian (245). Slightly disturbed original gum, intense deep shade and detailed impression, outstanding 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 2009 P.S.E. certificate (DOG, XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $9,000.00). Only three have graded higher (all at 98) and only six others share this desirable grade

2,500
8,000
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