VERY FINE APPEARING AND SCARCE PLATE BLOCK OF EIGHT OF THE 15-CENT COLUMBIAN ISSUE.
The plate number block of eight is more desirable than the plate block of six configuration, which lacks the letter
VERY FINE AND CHOICE. A RARE CENTERED PLATE BLOCK OF EIGHT OF THE 30-CENT COLUMBIAN ISSUE.
A Power Search review (which includes all of our Rarities sales) indicates that we have only sold approximately 13 plate blocks (of six or eight) plus a block of 18 containing two imprint and plate number multiples which has probably been broken. Of these, several had thin spots or small tears. Most are not as well centered as the example offered here
VERY FINE IMPRINT AND PLATE NUMBER BLOCK OF THE 50-CENT COLUMBIAN.
The 50c Columbian is the first value of the series that was printed in much more limited quantities, with 243,750 copies vs. more than 617,000 of the 30c and millions of each of the 1c-15c (or more than a billion in the case of the 2c). It is scarce as a plate block
VERY FINE IMPRINT BLOCK OF FOUR OF THE $1.00 COLUMBIAN ISSUE.
The Columbian issue comes with imprint, plate numbers and letters at top or bottom, and with imprint only at sides.
Scott Retail with no premium for the imprint. With 1982 P.F. certificate
VERY FINE IMPRINT AND PLATE NUMBER STRIP OF THREE OF THE $2.00 COLUMBIAN ISSUE.
Imprint and plate number strips of the dollar-value Columbians are scarce and desirable