Sale 1247 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday-Wednesday, 14-15 December, 2021

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Category — 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
360
P
Sale 1247, Lot 360, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)1c-$5.00 Columbian, Plate Proofs on India, Card (230P3-245P3, 230P4-245P4). Complete sets on both India and card, four margins throughout except for 8c on India irregular on one side, brilliant colors, the card proofs are essentially sound except $1.00 with small stain, a few of the India proofs have the typical thins/translucencies often found, 6c on India small stain, overall Very Fine appearing sets

Bid on this lot

5,275
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361
P
Sale 1247, Lot 361, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)1c-$5.00 Columbian, Plate Proofs on Card (230P4-245P4). Large margins, bright colors throughout, Very Fine set

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2,110
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362
ogbl
Sale 1247, Lot 362, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)1c-50c Columbian (230-240). Blocks of four including extra 2c with Broken Hat variety and 50c with part imprint and plate no. 77 bottom selvage, original gum, many blocks Mint N.H. including 1c (two stamps), 2c, 2c Broken Hat, 3c, 4c, 8c, 10c, 15c (two stamps) and 30c (two stamps), gorgeous colors and mostly well-centered, bright and fresh

VERY FINE AND CHOICE. A PARTICULARLY FRESH SET OF COLUMBIAN ISSUE BLOCKS OF FOUR THROUGH THE 50-CENT, WITH THE MAJORITY OF STAMPS MINT NEVER-HINGED.

This set was selected from a larger group of blocks for better centering and to maximize Mint N.H. stamps. Scott value without premium for the 50c position.

Bid on this lot

9,217
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363
ogbl
Sale 1247, Lot 363, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)1c-50c Columbian (230-240). Set of side imprint blocks of four, complete thru the 50c, many stamps Mint N.H. including the complete 5c, 6c, 8c and 50c blocks, couple others have two Mint N.H. stamps, also some h.r., a few perf separations but overall nicely intact

FINE AND SCARCE SET OF IMPRINT BLOCKS OF FOUR FOR THE ONE-CENT THRU 50-CENT COLUMBIANS, INCLUDING MORE THAN HALF THE STAMPS IN MINT NEVER-HINGED CONDITION.

Scott value as a mix of singles and hinged blocks without premium for the imprints is more than $10,000.00

Bid on this lot

E. 2,000-3,000
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364
ogbl
Sale 1247, Lot 364, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)1c-50c Columbian (230-240). Blocks of four, original gum, a number of stamps Mint N.H. including the 15c block, 50c is regummed (or possibly very disturbed original gum), bright and fresh colors, attractive centering, some minor perf separations on a few and more significant separations on 30c (hinge reinforced), Fine-Very Fine, Scott value counting the 50c as four no-gum singles

Bid on this lot

6,027
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365
nh
Sale 1247, Lot 365, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)2c Brown Violet, Columbian (231). Mint N.H., intense shade and impression, fresh and Extremely Fine Gem, with 2010 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $350.00)

Scott No.
Den.
Cond.
Tot.
10
20
30
40
50
60
70
70J
75
75J
80
80J
85
85J
90
90J
95
95J
98
98J
100
100J
231
1c
424
0
2
4
3
5
9
21
2
19
5
46
17
40
SMQ US
Scott No.
Den.
Cond.
10
20
30
40
50
60
70
70J
75
75J
80
80J
85
85J
90
90J
95
95J
98
98J
100
100J
231
NH
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
$15
$25
$30
$35
$50
$70
$95
$120
$225
$350
$750
$1,250
$1,900
$3,100
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P.S.E. Population Report and SMQ as of November 22nd, 2021

Bid on this lot

31
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366
nh
Sale 1247, Lot 366, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)2c Brown Violet, Columbian, Broken Frameline (231 var). Mint N.H., intense shade and impression, Jumbo margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2019 P.S.A.G. certificate (95J), Scott value as normal

Bid on this lot

31
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367
nh
Sale 1247, Lot 367, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)2c Brown Violet, Columbian, Broken Frameline (231 var). Mint N.H., Jumbo margins, Extremely Fine, with 2004 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90 Jumbo; the variety unpriced in SMQ)

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31
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368
nh
Sale 1247, Lot 368, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)3c Green, Columbian (232). Mint N.H., pretty shade, wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2017 (as strip) and 2018 P.F. certificates (XF-Superb 95)

Bid on this lot

97
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369
nh
Sale 1247, Lot 369, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)4c Ultramarine, Columbian (233). Mint N.H., wide margins, fresh color on bright paper, Extremely Fine, with 1998 P.F. certificate

Bid on this lot

150
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370
nh
Sale 1247, Lot 370, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)6c Red Violet, Columbian (235a). Mint N.H., intense shade and impression, wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem example of this shade variety, with 2012 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,050.00), this is the highest grade awarded to a Scott 235a in any condition (six Mint N.H. equal)

Scott No.
Den.
Cond.
Tot.
10
20
30
40
50
60
70
70J
75
75J
80
80J
85
85J
90
90J
95
95J
98
98J
100
100J
235a
6c
34
0
0
0
0
0
1
1
0
1
0
5
0
6
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
SMQ US
Scott No.
Den.
Cond.
10
20
30
40
50
60
70
70J
75
75J
80
80J
85
85J
90
90J
95
95J
98
98J
100
100J
235a
NH
-
-
-
-
-
$45
-
$80
-
$110
-
$160
-
$240
$325
$400
-
$1,050
-
-
-
-
-
P.S.E. Population Report and SMQ as of November 22nd, 2021

Bid on this lot

150
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371
og
Sale 1247, Lot 371, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)10c Black Brown, Columbian (237). Original gum, barely hinged, bright shade, Jumbo margins, Extremely Fine, with 2016 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, XF 90 Jumbo; SMQ $275.00)

Scott No.
Den.
Cond.
Tot.
10
20
30
40
50
60
70
70J
75
75J
80
80J
85
85J
90
90J
95
95J
98
98J
100
100J
237
3c
99
0
0
4
1
6
3
7
1
8
1
10
1
18
4
9
2
0
0
0
0
SMQ US
Scott No.
Den.
Cond.
10
20
30
40
50
60
70
70J
75
75J
80
80J
85
85J
90
90J
95
95J
98
98J
100
100J
237
10¢
OGph
-
-
-
-
-
$25
-
$45
$55
$65
$80
$90
$110
$125
$150
$175
$275
$375
$450
-
-
-
-
P.S.E. Population Report and SMQ as of November 22nd, 2021

Bid on this lot

95
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372
og
Sale 1247, Lot 372, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)15c Dark Green, Columbian (238). Original gum, lightly hinged, deep rich color on bright paper, wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 1995 P.F. certificate

Bid on this lot

200
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373
nh
Sale 1247, Lot 373, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)30c Orange Brown, Columbian (239). Mint N.H., rich color, trivial natural inclusion at lower right not noted on certificate, Very Fine, with 1980 P.F. certificate

Bid on this lot

675
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374
ogbl
Sale 1247, Lot 374, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)30c Orange Brown, Columbian (239). Block of four, bottom stamps Mint N.H., top stamps h.r., rich color and wide margins, top right stamp perf dimple indentation, three stamps Fine-Very Fine, the bottom left stamp is an Extremely Fine Mint N.H. example -- destined to be broken out, Scott value as singles

Bid on this lot

1,800
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375
 
Sale 1247, Lot 375, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)50c-$4.00 Columbian (240-244). Rich colors, different cancels including target on $4.00, which also has a small repair, otherwise Fine group

Bid on this lot

2,975
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376
nh
Sale 1247, Lot 376, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)50c Slate Blue, Columbian (240). Mint N.H., rich color, well-balanced margins, small natural paper inclusion at center noted on most recent certificate

EXTREMELY FINE MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 50-CENT COLUMBIAN ISSUE.

With 2002 P.F. and 2020 P.S.E. certificates (XF 90; SMQ $3,750.00)

Scott No.
Den.
Cond.
Tot.
10
20
30
40
50
60
70
70J
75
75J
80
80J
85
85J
90
90J
95
95J
98
98J
100
100J
240
50c
61
0
0
0
0
0
2
3
0
1
0
12
1
0
1
0
SMQ US
Scott No.
Den.
Cond.
10
20
30
40
50
60
70
70J
75
75J
80
80J
85
85J
90
90J
95
95J
98
98J
100
100J
240
50¢
NH
-
-
-
-
-
$350
-
$700
-
$950
$1,200
$1,500
-
$2,000
$2,800
$3,750
$6,250
$10,000
$15,000
$38,500
-
$72,500
-
P.S.E. Population Report and SMQ as of November 22nd, 2021

Bid on this lot

1,400
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377
nh
Sale 1247, Lot 377, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)50c Slate Blue, Columbian (240). Mint N.H. with selvage at left (h.r. in selvage only), bright shade, an unpunched perf at top and bottom, Fine

Bid on this lot

1,300
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378
nh
Sale 1247, Lot 378, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)50c Slate Blue, Columbian (240). Mint N.H. vertical pair, intense shade, top stamp some unpunched perfs at left, bottom stamp small natural inclusion not visible on an album page, Fine, Scott value as singles

Bid on this lot

2,600
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379
og
Sale 1247, Lot 379, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)50c Slate Blue, Columbian (240). Original gum, lightly hinged, deep rich color, Very Fine and choice, with 2006 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, VF 80; SMQ $450.00)

Scott No.
Den.
Cond.
Tot.
10
20
30
40
50
60
70
70J
75
75J
80
80J
85
85J
90
90J
95
95J
98
98J
100
100J
240
50c
220
0
3
5
2
10
8
22
0
12
2
26
2
2
0
4
1
SMQ US
Scott No.
Den.
Cond.
10
20
30
40
50
60
70
70J
75
75J
80
80J
85
85J
90
90J
95
95J
98
98J
100
100J
240
50¢
OGph
-
-
-
-
-
$145
-
$225
-
$325
$390
$450
$500
$550
$600
$650
-
$1,500
$2,400
$3,350
$5,250
$8,250
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P.S.E. Population Report and SMQ as of November 22nd, 2021

Bid on this lot

450
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380
og
Sale 1247, Lot 380, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)$1.00 Salmon, Columbian (241). Original gum, detailed impression, fresh and Very Fine, with 1985 P.F. and 2005 P.S.E. certificates (OGph, VF 80; SMQ $1,100.00)

Scott No.
Den.
Cond.
Tot.
10
20
30
40
50
60
70
70J
75
75J
80
80J
85
85J
90
90J
95
95J
98
98J
100
100J
241
10c
145
1
1
10
5
6
6
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
SMQ US
Scott No.
Den.
Cond.
10
20
30
40
50
60
70
70J
75
75J
80
80J
85
85J
90
90J
95
95J
98
98J
100
100J
241
1
OGph
-
-
-
-
-
$300
-
$500
-
$750
-
$1,100
-
$1,300
-
$1,600
-
$3,750
-
$8,100
-
-
-
P.S.E. Population Report and SMQ as of November 22nd, 2021

Bid on this lot

1,000
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381
og
Sale 1247, Lot 381, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)$1.00 Salmon, Columbian (241). Slightly disturbed original gum, bright color, Fine

Bid on this lot

1,000
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382
ogbl
Sale 1247, Lot 382, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)$1.00 Salmon, Columbian (241). Block of four, original gum, bottom stamps lightly hinged, top stamps shallow thin spot from hinge removal, couple unpunched perfs at top, Fine-Very Fine appearance

Bid on this lot

4,500
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383
og
Sale 1247, Lot 383, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)$2.00 Brown Red, Columbian (242). Original gum, lightly hinged, deep color and proof-like impression, Very Fine, with 2001 and 2008 P.F. certificates (VF 80)

Bid on this lot

1,100
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384
ogbl
Sale 1247, Lot 384, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)$2.00 Brown Red, Columbian (242). Block of four, fresh original gum with no apparent hinging but we detect some very slight perf strengthening in a few holes from the front, which we believe will knock it out of the Mint N.H. category on a certificate, deep rich color, single slightly short perf at right of top right stamp, faint pencil notation on gum of top left stamp

VERY FINE ORIGINAL-GUM BLOCK OF THE $2.00 COLUMBIAN ISSUE.

Scott value as hinged

Bid on this lot

4,800
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385
og
Sale 1247, Lot 385, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)$3.00 Yellow Green, Columbian (243). Original gum, h.r., rich color, partly unpunched perf at bottom, Fine

Bid on this lot

1,500
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386
ng
Sale 1247, Lot 386, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)$3.00 Yellow Green, Columbian (243). Unused (regummed), rich color, Fine

Bid on this lot

750
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387
ogbl
Sale 1247, Lot 387, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)$3.00 Yellow Green, Columbian (243). Block of four, original gum, narrow h.r. at top and bottom, well-centered with rich color, bottom left stamp small perf fault at bottom which may have originated during production

VERY FINE APPEARING ORIGINAL-GUM BLOCK OF THE $3.00 COLUMBIAN ISSUE.

Scott value as hinged block of four

Bid on this lot

8,750
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388
 
Sale 1247, Lot 388, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)$3.00 Yellow Green, Columbian (243). Detailed impression on bright paper, corner strike of circular datestamp cancel leaves entire design clearly visible, Very Fine and choice, with 1991 P.F. certificate

Bid on this lot

775
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389
og
Sale 1247, Lot 389, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)$4.00 Crimson Lake, Columbian (244). Original gum, lightly hinged, reperfed at right, Very Fine appearance, with clear 1995 P.S.E. certificate

Bid on this lot

2,100
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390
 
Sale 1247, Lot 390, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)$4.00 Crimson Lake, Columbian (244). Radiant color, neat strike of target cancel at top, natural inclusion at right not mentioned on certificate, Very Fine, with 2010 P.S.A.G. certificate (85 used)

Bid on this lot

975
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391
 
Sale 1247, Lot 391, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)$4.00 Crimson Lake, Columbian (244). Bright color, light strike of duplex cancel at bottom, fresh and Fine, with 1990 P.F. certificate

Bid on this lot

975
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392
og
Sale 1247, Lot 392, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)$5.00 Black, Columbian (245). Original gum, detailed impression, fresh and Very Fine, with 1983 A.P.S., 2000 P.F. and 2020 P.S.E. certificates (OGph, VF 80; SMQ $2,500.00)

Scott No.
Den.
Cond.
Tot.
10
20
30
40
50
60
70
70J
75
75J
80
80J
85
85J
90
90J
95
95J
98
98J
100
100J
245
$1
141
0
2
5
4
6
1
15
0
3
1
1
7
0
0
0
SMQ US
Scott No.
Den.
Cond.
10
20
30
40
50
60
70
70J
75
75J
80
80J
85
85J
90
90J
95
95J
98
98J
100
100J
245
5
OGph
-
-
-
-
-
$725
-
$1,100
-
$1,650
$2,000
$2,500
$2,850
$3,250
$3,600
$4,250
$5,225
$6,500
$9,000
$16,500
-
-
-
P.S.E. Population Report and SMQ as of November 22nd, 2021

Bid on this lot

2,400
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393
 
Sale 1247, Lot 393, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)$5.00 Black, Columbian (245). Crisp impression, wide and balanced margins, neat strike of circular datestamp cancel

EXTREMELY FINE USED EXAMPLE OF THE $5.00 COLUMBIAN.

With 2021 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $2,850.00)

Scott No.
Den.
Cond.
Tot.
10
20
30
40
50
60
70
70J
75
75J
80
80J
85
85J
90
90J
95
95J
98
98J
100
100J
245
$5
97
3
5
13
3
6
1
2
0
1
9
2
14
2
0
0
0
0
SMQ US
Scott No.
Den.
Cond.
10
20
30
40
50
60
70
70J
75
75J
80
80J
85
85J
90
90J
95
95J
98
98J
100
100J
245
5
Used
-
-
-
-
-
$375
-
$600
-
$900
$1,050
$1,350
$1,500
$1,750
$2,275
$2,850
-
$6,750
-
$13,500
-
-
-
P.S.E. Population Report and SMQ as of November 22nd, 2021

Bid on this lot

1,200
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394
 
Sale 1247, Lot 394, 1893 Columbian Issue (Scott 230-245)$5.00 Black, Columbian (245). Deep shade, neat strike of "Washington D.C. Aug. 10 4-30PM 1895" circular datestamp cancel, faint internal wrinkle not noted on certificates, Very Fine appearance, with 1985 and 1989 P.F. certificates

Bid on this lot

1,200
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