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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 1982
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1893, 1¢-2¢ Columbians (Scott 230-231), #230 plate number 54 block of 4, plate number 52, 54, 65 top and bottom, 68, 153, 163, blocks of 6, plate number 52 and 66 blocks of 8, #231 plate number 62, 137, 154, 176, 179 blocks of 4, plate number 25, 30, 62, 70, 95, 184 blocks of 6, plate number 72, 170, 171, 189 and 190 blocks of 8. Condition is mixed, with gum bends, skips or creases, Overall fresh and bright with diverse selection of these scarce plate number blocks, 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 $15,794.
Estimate $4,000 - 6,000.
Realized $4,250.
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Lot 1983
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1893, 1¢ Columbian (Scott 230), bottom plate number 46 & J imprint block of 8, o.g., never hinged, top right stamp is lightly hinged, stamp are bright and fresh, nearly mirror like gum; light wrinkles in selvage only, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $725.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $425.
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Lot 1984

1893, 1¢ Columbian (Scott 230), plate number 46 & J imprint block of 10, o.g., never hinged, fresh appearance on clean white paper; light creases in selvage and center stamps, piece out of bottom right selvage, Very Good.
Scott $1,050.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $170.
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Lot 1985

1893, 1¢ Columbian (Scott 230), plate number 69 and imprint block of 6, o.g., never hinged, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $625.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Realized $350.
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Lot 1986

1893, 1¢ Columbian (Scott 230), bottom plate number 153 & MM imprint block of 8, o.g., never hinged; internal crease/tear in bottom right selvage, Very Good to Fine.
Scott $1,050.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $160.
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Lot 1987
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1893, 1¢ Columbian (Scott 230), top plate number 194 and imprint block of 6, o.g., 3 top stamps never hinged, hinge reinforced perfs at top selvage and bottom, handsome example; a few light gum bends, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $450.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $120.
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Lot 1988

1893, 2¢ Columbian (Scott 231), bottom right corner margin plate number 27 & F block of 10, o.g., never hinged, post office fresh, Very Good to Fine.
Scott $1,270.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $550.
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Lot 1989

1893, 2¢ Columbian (Scott 231), plate number 74 & Q imprint block of 8, o.g., never hinged, hinged in selvage only, fresh and bright; hinge reinforced perforations in bottom selvage, otherwise Very Fine.
Scott $1,200.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $400.
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Lot 1990
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1893, 2¢ Columbian (Scott 231), plate number 82 & T imprint block of 8, o.g., lightly hinged (6 stamps never hinged), deep rich color, Very Good to Fine.
Scott $850.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $350.
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Lot 1991

1893, 2¢ Columbian (Scott 231), bottom plate number 83 & U imprint block of 8, o.g., never hinged, overall bright and fresh appearance; tiny black offset on gum of top left stamp, light gum crease down on top center stamp, tiny tone spot on bottom center stamp, otherwise Very Fine.
Scott $1,200.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $650.
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Lot 1992

1893, 2¢ Columbian, "broken hat" variety (Scott 231 var.), plate number 84 and imprint block of 6, o.g., never hinged, interesting early state "Broken Hat" variety showing early transition from normal to variety on all stamps; a few tiny spots on gum of upper right stamp, small perf separation between right stamps, Very Good to Fine.
Scott $1,200 for singles.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $850.
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Lot 1993

1893, 2¢ Columbian (Scott 231), bottom plate number 97 & N block of 12, o.g., never hinged, lovely fresh color; a couple typical light gum bends, light crease in bottom right selvage, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $1,340.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $500.
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Lot 1994

1893, 2¢ Columbian (Scott 231), top plate number 112 block of 6, o.g., never hinged, Fine.
Scott $750.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $225.
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Lot 1995
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1893, 2¢ Columbian (Scott 231), bottom plate number 114 imprint block of 6, o.g., 5 stamps never hinged, top center stamp hinged, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $550.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $225.
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Lot 1996

1893, 2¢ Columbian (Scott 231), top plate number 124 & HH imprint block of 8, o.g., never hinged, post office fresh, Fine overall.
Scott $1,200.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $650.
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Lot 1997

1893, 2¢ Columbian (Scott 231), top plate number 145 & LL imprint block of 8, o.g., never hinged, overall fresh appearance; right two stamps have light gum wrinkles, otherwise Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $1,200.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $850.
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Lot 1998
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1893, 2¢ Columbian (Scott 231), bottom plate number 148 & LL imprint block of 8, unused without gum; light horizontal crease along bottom stamps, light vertical creases along left and right stamps, Fine, incredibly scarce plate block.
Scott $550.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $325.
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Lot 1999

1893, 2¢ Columbian (Scott 231), top plate number 155 & NN imprint block of 8, o.g., hinge remnants; top center right stamp with thin speck, some perf reinforcements, Very Good to Fine.
Scott $850.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $225.
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Lot 2000

1893, 2¢ Columbian (Scott 231), bottom plate number 172 and imprint block of 6, o.g., never hinged; light gum wrinkles, Very Good to Fine.
Scott $750.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $110.
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Lot 2001

1893, 2¢ Columbian (Scott 231), full wide top plate number 182 and imprint block of 6, o.g., never hinged, Fine.
Scott $850.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $275.
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Lot 2002

1893, 2¢ Columbian (Scott 231), bottom plate number 184 and imprint block of 6, o.g., never hinged, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $750.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $275.
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Lot 2003

1893, 2¢ Columbian (Scott 231), bottom plate number 185 & TT imprint block of 10, o.g., never hinged (hinge reinforced selvage perforations); some creases in selvage, a couple small selvage tears, Very Good.
Scott $1,270.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $325.
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Lot 2004
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1893, 3¢ Columbian (Scott 232), bottom left corner margin plate number 56 & L imprint block of 10, o.g., 7 stamps never hinged, three stamps slightly disturbed o.g., bright and fresh, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $1,317.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $425.
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Lot 2005

1893, 4¢ Columbian (Scott 233), bottom plate number 18 & D block of 8, o.g., never hinged, post office fresh with bright pastel color and pristine mirror like gum, Very Fine.
Scott $3,250.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Realized $1,400.
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