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Sale 1221 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Wednesday-Thursday, 27-28 May, 2020

Category — 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1354
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Sale Number 1221, Lot Number 1354, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)1c-$5.00 Columbian (230-245), 1c-$5.00 Columbian (230-245)1c-$5.00 Columbian (230-245). Complete set of blocks of four, including two shades of the 10c, original gum, few h.r., the $5.00 mount glazed, few small flaws such as minor perf separations, $1.00 one with corner crease, few other similar small faults

FINE WITH A FEW VERY FINE. A RARE OPPORTUNITY TO ACQUIRE A COMPLETE SET OF ORIGINAL-GUM BLOCKS OF THE COLUMBIAN ISSUE IN ONE LOT.

Assembling a set of Columbian blocks is a challenge, and for the collector who desires instant gratification, this is an unusual opportunity to acquire all 16 values at one time.

44,090
13,000
1355
nh
Sale Number 1221, Lot Number 1355, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)2c Columbian (231), 2c Columbian (231)2c Columbian (231). Mint N.H., extra wide and beautifully balanced margins, bright color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2002 and 2014 P.F. certificates (XF-Superb 95)

31
400
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1356
nh
Sale Number 1221, Lot Number 1356, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)4c Columbian (233), 4c Columbian (233)4c Columbian (233). Mint N.H., fresh color, wide margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 1999 P.F. certificate

140
180
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1357
nh
Sale Number 1221, Lot Number 1357, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)5c Columbian (234), 5c Columbian (234)5c Columbian (234). Mint N.H., deep rich color and detailed impression, Extremely Fine, with 2002 P.F. certificate

140
225
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1358
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Sale Number 1221, Lot Number 1358, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)10c Gray Black, Columbian (237 var), 10c Gray Black, Columbian (237 var)10c Gray Black, Columbian (237 var). Original gum, lightly hinged, perfectly centered with Jumbo margins, Extremely Fine Gem example of this sub-shade, a phenomenal stamp, ex Drucker, with 1979 P.F. certificate

90
1,300
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1359
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Sale Number 1221, Lot Number 1359, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)15c Columbian (238), 15c Columbian (238)15c Columbian (238). Original gum, lightly hinged, brilliant color, detailed impression, wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2012 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, Superb 98; SMQ $1,600.00), only one grades higher

200
2,200
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1360
og
Sale Number 1221, Lot Number 1360, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)30c Columbian (239), 30c Columbian (239)30c Columbian (239). Original gum, brilliant color, wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine, with 1996 P.F. certificate

225
350
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1361
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Sale Number 1221, Lot Number 1361, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)50c Columbian (240), 50c Columbian (240)50c Columbian (240). Original gum, lightly hinged, intense shade and impression, wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2012 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,500.00), a difficult denomination to obtain in the higher grades

425
1,900
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1362
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Sale Number 1221, Lot Number 1362, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)$1.00 Columbian (241), $1.00 Columbian (241)$1.00 Columbian (241). Original gum, lightly hinged, bright color, most recent certificate notes reperfed at right (we agree), Extremely Fine appearance, with 1990, 2001 and 2017 P.F. certificates

1,000
1,500
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1363
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Sale Number 1221, Lot Number 1363, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)$1.00 Columbian (241), $1.00 Columbian (241)$1.00 Columbian (241). Original gum, lightly hinged, vibrant color, small internal wrinkle, appears Fine

1,000
225
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1364
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Sale Number 1221, Lot Number 1364, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)$1.00 Columbian (241), $1.00 Columbian (241)$1.00 Columbian (241). Unused (no gum), bright color, choice centering and margins, Extremely Fine

500
375
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1365
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Sale Number 1221, Lot Number 1365, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)$1.00 Columbian (241), $1.00 Columbian (241)$1.00 Columbian (241). Block of four, unused (no gum), choice centering, rich color, top right and bottom left small natural inclusions, Extremely Fine, Scott Retail as four singles without gum

2,000
1,400
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1366
 
Sale Number 1221, Lot Number 1366, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)$1.00 Columbian (241), $1.00 Columbian (241)$1.00 Columbian (241). Well-centered with balanced margins, fresh color, neat 1893 circular datestamp cancel, Extremely Fine

525
750
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1367
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Sale Number 1221, Lot Number 1367, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)$2.00 Columbian (242), $2.00 Columbian (242)$2.00 Columbian (242). Original gum, lightly hinged, rich color, fresh and Very Fine, with 1999 P.S.E. certificate

1,050
1,100
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1368
 
Sale Number 1221, Lot Number 1368, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)$2.00 Columbian (242), $2.00 Columbian (242)$2.00 Columbian (242). Bright color, wide margins and exceptionally well-centered, unobtrusive 1894 circular datestamp cancel, Extremely Fine

525
500
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1369
 
Sale Number 1221, Lot Number 1369, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)$2.00 Columbian (242), $2.00 Columbian (242)$2.00 Columbian (242). Crisp impression, choice centering with well-balanced margins, neat duplex cancel, Extremely Fine and attractive, with 2000 P.F. certificate

525
325
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1370
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Sale Number 1221, Lot Number 1370, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)$3.00 Columbian (243), $3.00 Columbian (243)$3.00 Columbian (243). Slightly redistributed original gum, attractively centered, deep color, Very Fine, with clear 1984 P.F. certificate

1,350
1,200
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1371
 
Sale Number 1221, Lot Number 1371, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)$3.00 Columbian (243), $3.00 Columbian (243)$3.00 Columbian (243). Wide margins, rich color, unobtrusive circular datestamp cancel, Extremely Fine

750
475
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1372
 
Sale Number 1221, Lot Number 1372, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)$3.00 Columbian (243), $3.00 Columbian (243)$3.00 Columbian (243). Wide margins, rich color, barely cancelled, tiny corner perf tip crease, appears Extremely Fine

750
1,600
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1373
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Sale Number 1221, Lot Number 1373, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)$3.00 Columbian (243), $3.00 Columbian (243)$3.00 Columbian (243). Block of four with selvage at left, unused (no gum), rich color, attractive margins and centering, top right stamp small thin spot, minor perf separations, Very Fine or appears so, Scott Retail as four singles without gum

2,700
2,900
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1374
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Sale Number 1221, Lot Number 1374, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)$4.00 Columbian (244), $4.00 Columbian (244)$4.00 Columbian (244). Original gum which is harshly called "slightly disturbed" on accompanying certificate (it is not in our opinion), brilliant color, wide margins, Very Fine and choice, with 2020 P.F. certificate

2,000
1,200
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1375
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Sale Number 1221, Lot Number 1375, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)$4.00 Columbian (244), $4.00 Columbian (244)$4.00 Columbian (244). Unused, regummed over small thin spots, attractive color, Fine appearance

1,000
350
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1376
og
Sale Number 1221, Lot Number 1376, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)$5.00 Columbian (245), $5.00 Columbian (245)$5.00 Columbian (245). Original gum, barely hinged, intense shade and impression, choice centering with well-balanced margins

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

With 2003 and 2004 P.F. certificates

2,300
4,250
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1377
og
Sale Number 1221, Lot Number 1377, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)$5.00 Columbian (245), $5.00 Columbian (245)$5.00 Columbian (245). Disturbed original gum, sharp impression, small thin, Fine appearance

2,300
450
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1378
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Sale Number 1221, Lot Number 1378, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)$5.00 Columbian (245), $5.00 Columbian (245)$5.00 Columbian (245). Unused (no gum), nicely balanced margins, intense shade, tiny toned spot in margin at top right, appears Extremely Fine

1,150
800
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1379
 
Sale Number 1221, Lot Number 1379, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)$5.00 Columbian (245), $5.00 Columbian (245)$5.00 Columbian (245). Light strike of circular datestamp cancel, wide margins, intense shade, Very Fine

1,150
650
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1380
 
Sale Number 1221, Lot Number 1380, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)$5.00 Columbian (245), $5.00 Columbian (245)$5.00 Columbian (245). Intense shade, neat central strike of Washington D.C. 1895 circular datestamp cancel, Fine

1,150
500
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1381
 
Sale Number 1221, Lot Number 1381, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)Columbian Exposition Tickets, Columbian Exposition TicketsColumbian Exposition Tickets. Group of 14 items, including complete set of ten engraved admission tickets, also Manhattan Day ticket with tab, Chicago Day ticket with tab, Children's Special ticket, last good only on day of sale, fresh and Very Fine, wonderful collateral group for the Columbian Issue or exposition collector

E. 200-300
1,000
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