Contact Siegel
6 West 48th Street
9th Floor
New York, NY 10036
Contact by phone:
New York: (212) 753-6421
Dallas: (214) 754-5991

Sale 1163 — The Clipper City Collection of Superb U.S. Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday, 19 September, 2017

Category — 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
168
nh
Sale Number 1163, Lot Number 168, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)2c Columbian (231), 2c Columbian (231)2c Columbian (231). Mint N.H., rich color, proof-like impression, Jumbo margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2003 P.F. and 2011 P.S.E. certificates (Superb 98 Jumbo; SMQ $2,950.00), of more than 375 Mint N.H. 2c Columbian stamps submitted to P.S.E. for grading, only three have graded higher

35
1,800
169
nh
Sale Number 1163, Lot Number 169, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)3c Columbian (232), 3c Columbian (232)3c Columbian (232). Mint N.H., deep rich color and proof-like impression on post-office fresh paper, unusually wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, a superb stamp, with 2003 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $2,000.00).

105
1,800
Back to Top
170
nh
Sale Number 1163, Lot Number 170, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)4c Columbian (233), 4c Columbian (233)4c Columbian (233). Mint N.H., deep rich color and proof-like impression on crisp paper, unusually choice centering with wide margins

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 4-CENT COLUMBIAN ISSUE.

Ex "Hanover". With 2010 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $2,500.00). Only four have graded higher.

160
1,900
Back to Top
171
nh
Sale Number 1163, Lot Number 171, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)5c Columbian (234), 5c Columbian (234)5c Columbian (234). Mint N.H., intense shade and detailed impression, perfect centering with wide margins

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. AN OUTSTANDING MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 5-CENT COLUMBIAN, GRADED SUPERB 98 BY P.S.E.

With 1995 P.F. and 2013 P.S.E. certificates (Superb 98; SMQ $3,000.00). Only seven have graded higher

165
2,800
Back to Top
172
nh
Sale Number 1163, Lot Number 172, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)6c Columbian (235), 6c Columbian (235)6c Columbian (235). Mint N.H., intense shade and proof-like impression, essentially perfect centering with wide and balanced margins

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A PHENOMENAL MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 6-CENT COLUMBIAN, GRADED SUPERB 98 BY P.S.E.

With 2012 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $4,350.00). Only two have graded higher and only five others share this grade.

160
2,500
Back to Top
173
nh
Sale Number 1163, Lot Number 173, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)8c Columbian (236), 8c Columbian (236)8c Columbian (236). Mint N.H., choice centering with Jumbo margins, rich color on bright paper, Extremely Fine Gem, with 1990 P.F. and 2013 P.S.A.G. certificates (95J)

160
1,300
Back to Top
174
nh
Sale Number 1163, Lot Number 174, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)30c Columbian (239), 30c Columbian (239)30c Columbian (239). Mint N.H., intense color and impression, wide and balanced margins

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A BEAUTIFUL 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
Back to Top
175
og
Sale Number 1163, Lot Number 175, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)50c Columbian (240), 50c Columbian (240)50c Columbian (240). Original gum, lightly hinged, with bottom part imprint selvage, deep rich color, Jumbo margins

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB JUMBO-MARGINED LIGHTLY HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 50-CENT COLUMBIAN ISSUE.

With 2010 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $2,150.00)

500
2,100
Back to Top
176
og
Sale Number 1163, Lot Number 176, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)$1.00 Columbian (241), $1.00 Columbian (241)$1.00 Columbian (241). Original gum, lightly hinged, rich color and outstanding centering, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2017 P.F. and 2015 P.S.E. certificates (OGph, XF 90; SMQ $1,600.00), this is a very high 90 and we feel this could easily have achieved a 95 grade

1,100
1,400
Back to Top
177
nh
Sale Number 1163, Lot Number 177, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)$2.00 Columbian (242), $2.00 Columbian (242)$2.00 Columbian (242). Mint N.H., deep rich color, crisp impression, well-centered with wide margins

VERY FINE AND CHOICE MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE $2.00 COLUMBIAN ISSUE.

With 2001 P.F., 2001 and 2014 P.S.E. certificates (VF-XF 85; SMQ $6,500.00)

3,800
5,750
Back to Top
178
og
Sale Number 1163, Lot Number 178, 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, deep rich color and proof-like impression, choice centering with wide and balanced margins

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A STUNNING ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE $3.00 COLUMBIAN ISSUE IN THE OLIVE GREEN SHADE.

With 2012 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, XF-Superb 95; SMQ $4,800.00). Only six have graded higher

1,500
3,750
Back to Top
179
og
Sale Number 1163, Lot Number 179, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)$4.00 Columbian (244), $4.00 Columbian (244)$4.00 Columbian (244). Original gum, single small hinge mark, radiant color, choice centering with Jumbo margins

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. AN UNUSUALLY WIDE-MARGINED ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE $4.00 COLUMBIAN.

With 2016 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, XF 90 Jumbo; SMQ $5,000.00).

2,000
4,000
Back to Top
180
og
Sale Number 1163, Lot Number 180, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)$5.00 Columbian (245), $5.00 Columbian (245)$5.00 Columbian (245). Original gum, intense shade and impression, well-proportioned margins

EXTREMELY FINE ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE $5.00 COLUMBIAN ISSUE.

With 2016 P.S.E. certificate (OGh, XF 90; SMQ $4,500.00)

2,400
3,750
Back to Top
Copyright 2019. All rights reserved by Siegel Auction Galleries Inc. Information and images may be used with credit to Siegel Auction Galleries or siegelauctions.com subject to guidelines and restrictions.
Website Terms of Use and Privacy Policy