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1893 Columbian Issue
 
 
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Lot 777
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U.S., General Issues, 1893, Columbians, 1¢ to $5 Complete, Plate Proofs on India, #230P3-245P3, great margins all round, choice set, Very Fine to Extremely Fine.
Scott $3,305.
Estimate $1,400-1,800.
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$950
Lot 778
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U.S., General Issues, 1893, Columbians, 1¢ to $5 Complete, Plate Proofs on Card, #230P4-245P4, very nice margins all round, Choice Very Fine.
Scott $2,110.
Estimate $800-1,000.
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$575
Lot 779
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U.S., General Issues, 1893, Columbians, 1¢ to $5 Complete, Plate Proofs on Card, #230P4-245P4, nice margins all round, Very Fine.
Scott $2,110.
Estimate $800-1,000.
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$525
Lot 780
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U.S., General Issues, 1893, Columbians, 1¢ to $5 Complete, Plate Proofs on Card, #230P4-245P4, very nice margins all round, overall Very Fine.
Scott $2,110.
Estimate $700-900.
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$525
Lot 781
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U.S., General Issues, 1893, Columbians, 1¢ to $5 Complete, #230-245, regummed, reasonable centering and colors overall, possible minor faults, generally Fine to Very Fine appearance.
Scott $4,800.
Estimate $800-1,000.
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$1,050
Lot 782
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U.S., General Issues, 1893, Columbians, 1¢ to $5 Complete, #230-245, Regummed with few no gum, $5 regummed repaired lower left corner, Fine to Very Fine appearing.
Scott $4,800.
Estimate $600-800.
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$800
Lot 783

U.S., General Issues, 1893, Columbian, 1¢ Deep Blue, Plate Block of 8, #230, n.h., top imprint #162, very fresh, fine.
Scott $1,000.
Estimate $300-350.
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$240
Lot 784

U.S., General Issues, 1893, Columbian, 5¢ Chocolate, #234, n.h., deep shade, well centered, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, 1984 P.F. cert.
Scott $140.
Estimate $200-250.
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$230
Lot 785

U.S., General Issues, 1893, Columbian, 5¢ Chocolate, Block of 15, #234, n.h., marginal, nice color, great gum, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $2,100+.
Estimate $400-500.
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$280
Lot 786

U.S., General Issues, 1893, Columbian, 6¢ Purple, Imprint Block of 25, #235, n.h., imprint at left, usual gum wrinkles, excellent gum, fresh, few possibly gradable, Fine to Very Fine lot.
Scott $3,500+.
Estimate $1,000-1,300.
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$850
Lot 787

U.S., General Issues, 1893, Columbian, 8¢ Magenta, #236, n.h., large marginal copy, very fresh, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, 2001 P.S.E. cert.
Scott $140.
Estimate $200-250.
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$180
Lot 788

U.S., General Issues, 1893, Columbian, 8¢ Magenta, Imprint Plate Block of 8, #236, n.h., bottom #131 and letter "I I" at left, well centered, Very Fine.
Scott $2,600.
Estimate $1,000-1,200.
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$650
Lot 789

U.S., General Issues, 1893, Columbian, 10¢ Black Brown, Plate # Imprint Block of 8, #237, n.h., #101 and letter "Y", bright grayish shade, detailed impression, pos. 7 very faint natural gum wrinkle, Very Fine. Ex MLG, realized $13,500 in 2009 auction.
Scott $8,000.
Estimate $3,500-4,500.
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$2,400
Lot 790

U.S., General Issues, 1893, Columbian, 15¢ Dark Green, Plate # Imprint Block of 8, #238, top #58 and letter "M" at right block of eight, barest trace of hinging, intense shade and impression, some vert. perf separations at bottom in middle, Fine to Very Fine. Ex MLG, realized $6500 in 2009 auction.
Scott $5,500. Plate block is surprisingly difficult to obtain, especially from the desirable top plate position, only top position contained in Siegel Power Search, offered in 1985 Rarities sale .
Estimate $2,000-2,500.
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$1,500
Lot 791

U.S., General Issues, 1893, Columbian, 30¢ Orange Brown, #239, n.h., nicely centered, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, 2002 P.F. cert.
Scott $675.
Estimate $300-350.
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$260
Lot 792

U.S., General Issues, 1893, Columbian, 30¢ Orange Brown, #239, n.h., excellent color, Fine.
Scott $675.
Estimate $150-200.
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$100
Lot 793
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U.S., General Issues, 1893, Columbian, 30¢ Orange Brown, Bottom Imprint Strip of 4 and Pl. #, #239, bottom #59 and letter "N" strip of four, deep rich color, neat strikes of Milwaukee Wis. circular cancels, some expertly rejoined perfs and few perf seps., light creases in selvage only, some minor toning, scarce used multiple, unpriced in Scott, Fine to Very Fine. Ex Barry Schwartz, realized $2600 in 2008 auction.
Estimate $1,000-1,300.
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$625
Lot 794

U.S., General Issues, 1893, Columbian, 50¢ Slate Blue, Imprint Strip of 4 and Plate No. on Cover, #240, bottom #77 and letter "S" strip of four, tied by address and also by purple "Portland Me. ?? 1894" duplex cancels on registered cover to local address, red Portland Me. registered datestamp is only partly readable, very rare multiple used on cover, obviously philatelic but still very scarce and interesting, unpriced as a used imprint and plate # strip in Scott, Very Fine. Ex Barry Schwartz, realized $3500 in 2008 auction. Signed Raub handstamps.
Estimate $1,700-2,000.
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$1,150
Lot 795
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U.S., General Issues, 1893, Columbian, $1 Salmon, #241, unused, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $500.
Estimate $200-250.
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$140
Lot 796
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U.S., General Issues, 1893, Columbian, $1 Salmon, #241, regummed, fresh, Fine.
Scott $500.
Estimate $120-140.
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$160
Lot 797

U.S., General Issues, 1893, Columbian, $1 Salmon, Plate # Imprint Strip of 4, #241, bottom #93 and letter "W" strip of four, l.h., brilliant color, few perf separations expertly reinforced, Very Fine. Ex Barry Schwartz, realized $10,000 in 2008 auction. 1972 P.F. cert.
Scott $8,250. A lovely example, rare .
Estimate $3,000-4,000.
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$2,400
Lot 798

U.S., General Issues, 1893, Columbian, $2 Brown Red, #242, o.g., small inclusion at left, nicely centered, Very Fine.
Scott $1,050.
Estimate $300-400.
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$280
Lot 799

U.S., General Issues, 1893, Columbian, $2 Brown Red, #242, full o.g., "light corner crease…, nibbed perf at right", fresh, Fine to Very Fine, 2019 P.S.E. cert.
Scott $1,050.
Estimate $200-250.
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$180
Lot 800

U.S., General Issues, 1893, Columbian, $3 Yellow Green, #243, n.h., gum bend, very nicely centered, Very Fine.
Scott $4,250.
Estimate $1,500-2,000.
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Current Bid
$2,100
Lot 801

U.S., General Issues, 1893, Columbian, $3 Olive Green, #243a, l.h., fresh, Fine to Very Fine, 1997 P.F. cert.
Scott $1,350.
Estimate $400-500.
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$400
Lot 802

U.S., General Issues, 1893, Columbian, $3 Yellow Green, #243, o.g. (h.r.), thins, decent centering, Fine to Very Fine appearing.
Scott $1,350.
Estimate $200-250.
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$230
Lot 803
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U.S., General Issues, 1893, Columbian, $3, $4, #243-244, unused, fresh copies, Very Fine.
Scott $1,700.
Estimate $400-500.
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$550
Lot 804
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U.S., General Issues, 1893, Columbian, $3, $4, #243-244, unused, fresh copies, Very Fine.
Scott $1,700.
Estimate $400-500.
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$550
Lot 805

U.S., General Issues, 1893, Columbian, $4 Crimson Lake, #244, l.h., great color, 2017 P.S.E. cert. graded VF 80.
SMQ $2,150.
Estimate $800-1,000.
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$1,050
Lot 806

U.S., General Issues, 1893, Columbian, $4 Pale Aniline Rose, #244a, very l.h., excellent gum, attractive color, Fine, 1976 P.F., 2019 P.S.E. certs.
Scott $2,000.
Estimate $500-650.
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$500
Lot 807

U.S., General Issues, 1893, Columbian, $4 Crimson Lake, #244, o.g., Fine.
Scott $2,000.
Estimate $450-550.
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$475
Lot 808

U.S., General Issues, 1893, Columbian, $5 Black, #245, l.h., excellent gum, sharp impression, Fine to Very Fine, 2002 P.F., 2019 P.S.E. certs.
Scott $2,300.
Estimate $700-900.
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$1,000
Lot 809
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U.S., General Issues, 1893, Columbian, $5 Black, #245, unused, filled thin, large copy, excellent impression, Very Fine or better appearance.
Scott $1,150.
Estimate $350-450.
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$475
Lot 810
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U.S., General Issues, 1893, Columbian, $5 Black, #245, regummed, nicely centered, good impression, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $1,150.
Estimate $300-350.
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$350
Lot 811
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U.S., General Issues, 1893, Columbian, $5 Black, #245, double oval NY cancel, "small repair upper right", very nice centering, lovely Very Fine appearance, 2020 Crowe cert.
Scott $1,150.
Estimate $200-250.
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$250








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