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Sale 1162 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday-Wednesday, 25-26 July, 2017

Category — 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
317
og
Sale Number 1162, Lot Number 317, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)1c-30c Columbian (230-239), 1c-30c Columbian (230-239)1c-30c Columbian (230-239). 1c-2c and 4c Mint N.H., most of the others lightly hinged (5c and 15c slightly disturbed gum), choice margins and centering throughout including 1c-2c graded Mint N.H. XF 90 and 8c graded OGph XF 90, Very Fine-Extremely Fine short set, five P.F. or P.S.E. certificates accompany (plus one Weiss certificate)

995
425
318
nh
Sale Number 1162, Lot Number 318, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)2c Columbian (231), 2c Columbian (231)2c Columbian (231). Mint N.H., remarkably detailed impression, gorgeous centering with wide margins, Extremely Fine Gem, ex Dr. Killien, with 1998 P.F. and 2006 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $300.00), we think this might get a higher grade today (it certainly deserves it)

35
375
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319
nh
Sale Number 1162, Lot Number 319, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)3c Columbian (232), 3c Columbian (232)3c Columbian (232). Mint N.H., intense shade and impression, Jumbo margins, Extremely Fine, with 2016 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90 Jumbo; SMQ $325.00)

105
275
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320
nh
Sale Number 1162, Lot Number 320, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)4c Columbian (233), 4c Columbian (233)4c Columbian (233). Mint N.H., deep rich color wide margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2015 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $850.00)

160
425
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321
nh
Sale Number 1162, Lot Number 321, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)5c Columbian (234), 5c Columbian (234)5c Columbian (234). Mint N.H., lovely centering, strong color and detailed impression, Extremely Fine, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $500.00)

160
275
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322
ogbl
Sale Number 1162, Lot Number 322, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)8c Columbian (236), 8c Columbian (236)8c Columbian (236). Bottom imprint, plate no. 131 and letter "I I" block of eight, original gum, slightest trace of disturbance on gum of position 2 causes lightly hinged designation, otherwise Mint N.H., bright color, Fine

1,550
650
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323
 
No Lot.
0
0
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324
nh
Sale Number 1162, Lot Number 324, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)15c Columbian (238), 15c Columbian (238)15c Columbian (238). Mint N.H., excellent centering, strong color and impression, Extremely Fine Gem, with 1999 P.F. certificate

675
1,100
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325
nh
Sale Number 1162, Lot Number 325, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)15c Columbian (238), 15c Columbian (238)15c Columbian (238). Mint N.H., well-centered, deep rich color, small natural inclusion on back is not visible on an album page, Very Fine, with 1995 P.F. certificate

675
300
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326
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Sale Number 1162, Lot Number 326, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)15c Columbian (238), 15c Columbian (238)15c Columbian (238). Original gum, lightly hinged, intense shade and impression, choice centering with wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2016 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $950.00), only six have graded higher and one other shares this grade

225
1,300
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327
og
Sale Number 1162, Lot Number 327, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)30c Columbian (239), 30c Columbian (239)30c Columbian (239). Top imprint, plate no. 59 and letter "N" strip of four, original gum, couple h.r., bright color, tiny thin spot in selvage above plate no., few minor perf separations in middle selvage, Fine and attractive plate strip

1,550
225
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328
og
Sale Number 1162, Lot Number 328, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)50c Columbian (240), 50c Columbian (240)50c Columbian (240). Original gum, deep shade and detailed impression, well-balanced margins, fresh and Extremely Fine, with 2015 P.F. certificate (XF 90 XQ)

500
400
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329
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Sale Number 1162, Lot Number 329, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)50c Columbian (240), 50c Columbian (240)50c Columbian (240). Original gum, lightly hinged, lovely margins and centering, dark color, Extremely Fine, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, XF 90; SMQ $725.00)

500
400
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330
 
Sale Number 1162, Lot Number 330, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)50c Columbian (240), 50c Columbian (240)50c Columbian (240). Rich color on bright paper, wide and balanced margins, unobtrusive strike of duplex cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2014 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,250.00), only three have graded higher (two at 95J and one at 98)

200
750
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331
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Sale Number 1162, Lot Number 331, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)$1.00 Columbian (241), $1.00 Columbian (241)$1.00 Columbian (241). Original gum, rich color, beautifully centered, Extremely Fine, with 1990 P.F. certificate

1,100
1,300
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332
og
Sale Number 1162, Lot Number 332, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)$1.00 Columbian (241), $1.00 Columbian (241)$1.00 Columbian (241). Original gum, bright color, well-centered with nicely balanced margins, Very Fine and choice, with 1983 and 2008 P.F. certificates (VF-XF 85)

1,100
850
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333
og
Sale Number 1162, Lot Number 333, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)$1.00 Columbian (241), $1.00 Columbian (241)$1.00 Columbian (241). Partly disturbed original gum, choice centering, couple tiny thins, Very Fine appearance, with 2017 P.F. certificate

1,100
210
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334
og
Sale Number 1162, Lot Number 334, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)$1.00 Columbian (241), $1.00 Columbian (241)$1.00 Columbian (241). Original gum, lightly hinged, brilliant color on bright paper, fresh and Very Fine, with 1990 P.F. certificate

1,100
600
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335
og
Sale Number 1162, Lot Number 335, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)$1.00 Columbian (241), $1.00 Columbian (241)$1.00 Columbian (241). Original gum, lightly hinged, outstanding color on fresh paper, Very Fine

1,100
425
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336
og
Sale Number 1162, Lot Number 336, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)$2.00 Columbian (242), $2.00 Columbian (242)$2.00 Columbian (242). Original gum, lightly hinged, deep shade and proof-like impression, wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 1988 and 2013 P.F. certificates (XF 90 XQ), the "XQ" denotes "extraordinary quality"

1,150
2,600
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337
og
Sale Number 1162, Lot Number 337, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)$2.00 Columbian (242), $2.00 Columbian (242)$2.00 Columbian (242). Slightly disturbed original gum, wide margins, rich color, Very Fine, with 1982 P.F. certificate as "o.g."

1,150
550
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338
og
Sale Number 1162, Lot Number 338, 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, single hinge mark, wide margins, attractive centering, Very Fine, with 2014 P.S.A.G. certificate

1,500
1,100
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339
og
Sale Number 1162, Lot Number 339, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)$3.00 Columbian (243), $3.00 Columbian (243)$3.00 Columbian (243). Original gum, bright color, Very Fine

1,500
950
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340
og
Sale Number 1162, Lot Number 340, 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, deep color in the Olive Green shade, well-proportioned margins, Very Fine and choice, with 2004 P.F. certificate

1,500
750
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341
og
Sale Number 1162, Lot Number 341, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)$4.00 Columbian (244), $4.00 Columbian (244)$4.00 Columbian (244). Original gum, lightly hinged, bright shade, well-centered, Very Fine, with 1984 P.F. certificate for block

2,000
1,900
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342
og
Sale Number 1162, Lot Number 342, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)$4.00 Columbian (244), $4.00 Columbian (244)$4.00 Columbian (244). Original gum, bright color, fresh and Very Fine

2,000
1,400
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343
og
Sale Number 1162, Lot Number 343, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)$5.00 Columbian (245), $5.00 Columbian (245)$5.00 Columbian (245). Original gum, very lightly hinged, intense shade and proof-like impression, gorgeous centering with Jumbo margins

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

Ex Dr. Killien and Merlin. With 1988 P.F. and 2006 P.S.E. certificates (OGph, XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ 9,000.00). Only three have graded higher (all 98)

2,400
9,000
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344
og
Sale Number 1162, Lot Number 344, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)$5.00 Columbian (245), $5.00 Columbian (245)$5.00 Columbian (245). Original gum, lightly hinged, detailed impression, nice margins and centering

VERY FINE LIGHTLY-HINGED $5.00 COLUMBIAN.

With 1997 P.F. certificate

2,400
2,200
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345
og
Sale Number 1162, Lot Number 345, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)$5.00 Columbian (245), $5.00 Columbian (245)$5.00 Columbian (245). Original gum, lightly hinged, strong shade, sharp impression on bright paper, reperfed at top, Very Fine appearance

2,400
750
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346
ogbl
Sale Number 1162, Lot Number 346, 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, bottom right stamp small natural inclusion

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

With 2013 P.S.E. certificate

12,000
6,000
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