Sale 1262 — United States Stamps and Postal History

Sale Date — Tuesday-Thursday, 26-28 July, 2022

Category — Columbian Issue, 1894-98 Issue

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
811
 
2c Brown Violet, Columbian (231). Huge hoard of more than 5,000 used stamps, all neatly hinged onto pages in rows and contained in an album, 21 stamps per page, nothing particularly special in terms of cancels and unchecked for things like Broken Hats, overall just a lot of stamp, a lifetime supply surely, Scott value in excess of

1,500
400
812
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Sale 1262, Lot 812, Columbian Issue, 1894-98 Issue4c Columbian (233). Mint N.H. bottom imprint, plate no. 19 and letter "D" at right block of eight, tiny hinge slivers in extreme ungummed edge of selvage easily removed so we consider this Mint N.H., rich color, few tiny natural inclusions, Fine and attractive

3,150
1,000
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813
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Sale 1262, Lot 813, Columbian Issue, 1894-98 Issue5c Columbian (234). Block of four with part imprint selvage at right, original gum, faintly hinged at center, rich color and detailed impression, Very Fine-Extremely Fine, the right pair is particularly choice, ex Przybyl

225
180
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814
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Sale 1262, Lot 814, Columbian Issue, 1894-98 Issue50c Slate Blue, Columbian (240). Original gum, lightly hinged, deep rich color, well-proportioned margins, Extremely Fine, with 2006 P.S.E. certificate (VF-XF 85; SMQ $550.00)

450
400
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815
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Sale 1262, Lot 815, Columbian Issue, 1894-98 Issue$1.00 Salmon, Columbian (241). Original gum, rich color, Fine

1,000
600
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816
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Sale 1262, Lot 816, Columbian Issue, 1894-98 Issue$1.00 Salmon, Columbian (241). Original gum, lightly hinged, rich color, trivial natural inclusion at top center not noted on certificate, Fine, with 1980 P.F. certificate

1,000
500
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817
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Sale 1262, Lot 817, Columbian Issue, 1894-98 Issue$1.00 Salmon, Columbian (241). Unused (regummed), brilliant color, balanced margins, Extremely Fine, with 1986 P.F. certificate as original gum

500
700
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818
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Sale 1262, Lot 818, Columbian Issue, 1894-98 Issue$2.00 Brown Red, Columbian (242). Original gum, pretty shade, Very Fine, with 1977 P.F. certificate

1,100
950
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819
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Sale 1262, Lot 819, Columbian Issue, 1894-98 Issue$3.00 Yellow Green, Columbian (243). Original gum, rich color, balanced margins, trivial natural inclusion at top left in margin not noted on certificate, Very Fine, with 2010 P.F. certificate

1,500
1,100
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820
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Sale 1262, Lot 820, Columbian Issue, 1894-98 Issue$3.00 Yellow Green, Columbian (243). Original gum, h.r., rich color on bright paper, Very Fine, with 1983 P.F. certificate

1,500
1,100
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821
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Sale 1262, Lot 821, Columbian Issue, 1894-98 Issue$3.00 Yellow Green, Columbian (243). Original gum, deep rich color, tiny thin speck, Very Fine appearance

1,500
800
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822
 
Sale 1262, Lot 822, Columbian Issue, 1894-98 Issue$3.00 Columbian (243). Rich color, well-centered, well-struck duplex cancel struck at bottom left leaves design mostly visible, also a trace of a red foreign postmark at top, Very Fine and choice, with 2000 P.F. certificate

775
600
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823
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Sale 1262, Lot 823, Columbian Issue, 1894-98 Issue$4.00 Crimson Lake, Columbian (244). Mint N.H., brilliant color

FRESH AND FINE MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE $4.00 COLUMBIAN ISSUE.

With 1983 P.F. certificate

7,250
3,250
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824
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Sale 1262, Lot 824, Columbian Issue, 1894-98 Issue$4.00 Crimson Lake, Columbian (244). Original gum, bright color, well-balanced margins, natural inclusion, Very Fine

2,100
1,100
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825
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Sale 1262, Lot 825, Columbian Issue, 1894-98 Issue$4.00 Crimson Lake, Columbian (244). Original gum, lightly hinged, brilliant color, fresh and Very Fine, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, VF 80; SMQ $2,150.00)

2,100
1,600
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826
 
Sale 1262, Lot 826, Columbian Issue, 1894-98 Issue$4.00 Columbian (244). Rich color, bold strike of target cancel, Very Fine and choice, with 2003 P.F. certificate

975
1,000
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827
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Sale 1262, Lot 827, Columbian Issue, 1894-98 Issue$5.00 Black, Columbian (245). Disturbed original gum, intense shade and impression, choice centering with Jumbo margins, Extremely Fine, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (DOG, XF 90 Jumbo; this gum unlisted in SMQ, SMQ $5,225.00 as original gum, SMQ $1,900.00 as no gum)

2,400
3,000
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828
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Sale 1262, Lot 828, Columbian Issue, 1894-98 Issue$5.00 Black, Columbian (245). Original gum, h.r., detailed impression, Fine

2,400
1,300
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829
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Sale 1262, Lot 829, Columbian Issue, 1894-98 Issue$5.00 Black, Columbian (245). Slightly disturbed original gum, well-centered, intense shade, Very Fine, with 2021 P.F. certificate as original gum, previously hinged

2,400
1,600
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830
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Sale 1262, Lot 830, Columbian Issue, 1894-98 Issue$5.00 Black, Columbian (245). Disturbed original gum, h.r., detailed impression, Fine, with 1993 P.F. certificate

2,400
1,100
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831
 
Sale 1262, Lot 831, Columbian Issue, 1894-98 Issue$5.00 Black, Columbian (245). Intense shade, crisp impression, unusually light cancel, Very Fine, with 1998 P.F. certificate

1,200
1,200
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832
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Sale 1262, Lot 832, Columbian Issue, 1894-98 Issue2c Carmine, Ty. II (251). Mint N.H., radiant color, fresh and Fine, with 2018 P.S.A.G. certificate

1,200
275
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833
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Sale 1262, Lot 833, Columbian Issue, 1894-98 Issue5c Chocolate (255). Bottom imprint and plate no. 130 block of six, original gum, lightly hinged, rich color, typical 1894 perfs not fully punched thru, Fine-Very Fine

1,500
600
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834
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Sale 1262, Lot 834, Columbian Issue, 1894-98 Issue10c Green, Imperforate (258a). Block of eight from the top left corner of the right pane, showing top sheet margin and interpane margin with guide arrow at left, original gum, small thin spot at top of position 2, scissors-cut in margin at right, light vertical crease at left, small toned spot far from the design above position 1, Very Fine appearance, full imperforate sheets of 400 of the 3c, 4c, 5c and 10c values were removed from the Bureau and became available to collectors, they were not gummed when they came from the Bureau, but were later unofficially gummed, Scott value as two blocks of four, without premium for the position

2,200
700
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835
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Sale 1262, Lot 835, Columbian Issue, 1894-98 Issue$1.00 Black (261). Original gum, h.r., detailed impression, Very Fine

1,000
600
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836
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Sale 1262, Lot 836, Columbian Issue, 1894-98 Issue$1.00 Black (261). Original gum, lightly hinged, deep shade on bright paper, Very Fine, with 1992 P.F. certificate

1,000
800
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837
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Sale 1262, Lot 837, Columbian Issue, 1894-98 Issue$1.00 Black, Ty. II (261A). Original gum with one area of slight gum disturbance with thinning from hinge, with intact perforations at right, Fine appearance, with 1980 P.F. certificate as original gum and describing tiny thinning

2,100
600
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838
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Sale 1262, Lot 838, Columbian Issue, 1894-98 Issue$2.00 Bright Blue (262). Original gum, rich color, well-balanced margins

VERY FINE ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE $1.00 1894 UNWATERMARKED BUREAU ISSUE, SCOTT 262.

With 1984 P.F. certificate

2,750
1,400
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839
 
Sale 1262, Lot 839, Columbian Issue, 1894-98 Issue$2.00 Dark Blue (262 var). Beautiful rich color in a distinctly darker shade, sharp detailed impression, Fine, with 2007 P.F. certificate specifically noting "Dark Blue shade" which is not listed in Scott

1,200
550
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840
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Sale 1262, Lot 840, Columbian Issue, 1894-98 Issue2c Carmine, Ty. III (267). Mint N.H. with left part imprint selvage, deep shade and detailed impression on crisp paper, essentially perfect centering, Extremely Fine Gem, ex Morton, with 2011 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ 1,000.00), only three grade higher (at 100)

16
1,100
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841
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Sale 1262, Lot 841, Columbian Issue, 1894-98 Issue2c Pink, Ty. III (267a). Mint N.H. with wide part imprint right selvage, radiant color, choice centering with beautifully balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2018 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,250.00), only one example grades higher (at 98) and five share this grade, the SMQ value is out of date as each 95 we have offered since 2019 has exceeded this SMQ -- with the last realizing $2,500 hammer earlier this year

60
1,100
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842
ogbl
Sale 1262, Lot 842, Columbian Issue, 1894-98 Issue3c Purple (268). Full top imprint and plate no. 448 block of six, original gum, bottom stamps barely hinged, choice centering throughout, deep rich color and proof-like impression on bright white paper, Very Fine-Extremely Fine, ex Cheyney and Gross, with 2022 P.F. certificate

725
800
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843
 
Sale 1262, Lot 843, Columbian Issue, 1894-98 Issue8c Violet Brown, USIR Watermark (272a). Attractively centered with light target cancel, clear "R" watermark, light creases and small thin spot, Fine appearance

950
160
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844
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Sale 1262, Lot 844, Columbian Issue, 1894-98 Issue$1.00 Black, Ty. II (276A). Intense shade, showing part of arrow along perfs at top right, wide margins, Very Fine, with 1974 P.F. certificate

1,250
900
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845
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Sale 1262, Lot 845, Columbian Issue, 1894-98 Issue$2.00 Dark Blue (277a). Original gum, deep rich color on bright paper, Very Fine, with 1978 P.F. certificate

900
650
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846
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Sale 1262, Lot 846, Columbian Issue, 1894-98 Issue$5.00 Dark Green (278). Original gum, h.r., pretty color, fresh and Very Fine, with 1982 P.F. certificate

2,000
950
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