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Sale 678

The Harold B. Nogle Collection
of the Origins and Progression of Plate Numbers


1893 Columbian Issue




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Lot 1500
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1893, 1¢-3¢ Columbians (Scott 230-232). Plate number strips of 3 and 4, consisting of; 230 (3 strips of 3, 15 strips of 4), 231 (6 strips of 3, 74 strips of 4), 231 Broken Hat (1 strip of 3 and 1 strip of 4). #230 plate numbers 47, 49, 50, 51, 53, 55, 67, 149, 151 (2), 152, 153, 160, 161, 163 (strips of 3 and 4), 194, 196, #231 plate numbers 3-5, 11-15, 21-24, 26, 32-41, 43-45, 61-64, 71, 73, 78, 80, 81, 89, 91, 92, 94, 96, 98, 109, 110, 111, 113, 116, 117, 119, 120, 121, 123, 127, 134, 136-144, 146, 147, 154, 156-158, 164-169, 171, 173-176, 177 (strips of 4 and 5), 178, 180, 181, 183, 186, 187, 188, 191 (strips of 4 and 5), 193, #232 plate numbers 57, 75 and 76. Condition is mixed, with some gum creases and other small faults. Overall fresh and bright collection with some difficult plate numbers, o.g., hinged or never hinged, Very Good to Very Fine, a quite remarkable collection, probably the only one of it's type currently on the market.
Scott $10,850+.
Estimate $2,500 - 3,500.
Realized $8,000.
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Lot 1501

1893, 2¢ Columbian, "broken hat" variety (Scott 231 var.), plate number 85 (double number) strip of 3 with partial imprint, slightly disturbed o.g., Fine to Very Fine, rare, backstamp from Franklin D. Roosevelt Collection as authenticated by H.R. Harmer.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $500.
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Lot 1502

1893, 2¢ Columbian, "broken hat" variety (Scott 231 var.), plate number 86 & U imprint strip of 4, o.g., hinge remnants; left stamp with small thin and pulled corner perf, a few light wrinkles and tears in bottom selvage, otherwise Fine to Very Fine, scarce.
Estimate $200 - 300.
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Lot 1503

1893, 2¢ Columbian, "broken hat" variety (Scott 231 var.), bottom plate number 87 & U imprint strip of 4, o.g., hinge remnant, bright and fresh color; light vertical crease in center left stamp, otherwise Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $225.
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Lot 1504
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1893, 2¢ Columbian (Scott 231), top plate number 118 & FF imprint strip of 4, which Durland lists as an unreported number, o.g., right three stamps are never hinged, left stamp is hinged, small hinge remnants, hinge reinforced separated selvage perforations between 3rd and 4th stamp, Fine to Very Fine, an incredibly rare multiple, surely missing from all plate number collections, this being the only plate number of this high value.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $750.
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Lot 1505
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1893, 4¢ Columbian (Scott 233), plate number 16, 19 and 20 strip of 3, o.g., hinged (hinge remnants), 1 stamp never hinged; plate 16 with crease on center stamp, plate 19 with small thin on center stamp, Very Good to Fine.
Scott $750.
Estimate $200 - 300.
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Lot 1506
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1893, 5¢ Columbian (Scott 234), 3 different plate number and imprint strips of 4 with plate numbers 8-10, o.g., hinged or never hinged; Some light gum creases, Very Good to Very Fine.
Scott $1,385+.
Estimate $500 - 750.
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Lot 1507

1893, 5¢ Columbian (Scott 234), plate number 6 and "B" imprint strip of 4, o.g., lightly hinged, deep rich color and nearly post office fresh; tiny crease in selvage of plate number, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $425.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $160.
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Lot 1508

1893, 5¢ Columbian (Scott 234), bottom plate number 7 & R imprint strip of 4, o.g., never hinged; inclusion in center right selvage, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $620 for singles.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $190.
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Lot 1509
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1893, 6¢ Columbian (Scott 235), plate number 104 strips of 3 and 4, o.g., hinged or never hinged; a few light wrinkles, Very Good to Fine.
Scott $640.
Estimate $150 - 200.
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Lot 1510

1893, 8¢ Columbian (Scott 236), top plate number 129 & II imprint strip of 4, o.g., never hinged; small selvage faults, otherwise Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $640 for singles.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $170.
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Lot 1511

1893, 8¢ Columbian (Scott 236), plate numbers 130-132 strips of 3, o.g., hinged; a few wrinkles and creases on plates 131-132, Very Good to Fine.
Scott $660.
Estimate $150 - 200.
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Lot 1512

1893, 10¢ Columbian (Scott 237), top plate number 100 and imprint strip of 3, o.g., never hinged, Fine.
Scott $855 for singles.
Estimate $400 - 600.
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Lot 1513

1893, 10¢ Columbian (Scott 237), plate number 101 strip of 4 and plate number 102 strip of 3, 102 is o.g., hinge remnants, 101 has disturbed o.g., Fine.
Scott $1,075.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $225.
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Lot 1514
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1893, 10¢ Columbian (Scott 237), bottom plate number 103 & Y imprint strip of 4, o.g., 3 stamps never hinged; a couple small gum wrinkles in left stamps and selvage, thin in lower right selvage, otherwise Fine.
Scott $955.
Estimate $350 - 450.
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Lot 1515
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1893, 30¢ Columbian (Scott 239), top plate number 59 & N imprint strip of 4, o.g., right stamp hinged, other three stamps are never hinged, handsome example with bright color; tiny oil spot in top right selvage, small thin in hinged right stamp, hinge reinforced top selvage perforations, otherwise Fine.
Scott $2,415 for singles.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $500.
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Lot 1516

1893, 50¢ Columbian (Scott 240), plate number 77 & S imprint strip of 4, o.g., lightly hinged, lovely and fresh, Fine to Very Fine, rare.
Scott $3,500.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
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Lot 1517

1893, $1 Columbian (Scott 241), bottom plate number 105 pair, disturbed o.g.; small repaired selvage tear at bottom left, tiny inclusion on left stamp, Very Good to Fine, this is the only reported plate number of this exceptionally rare complete plate number pair.
Scott $2,200.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $550.
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