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1893 Columbian Issue
 
 
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Lot 1100
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1893, Columbians, 1¢ to $5 complete, plate proofs on card (Scott 230P4-245P4), gorgeous balanced set of 16 different values; each with outstanding color and most with old-time hinge remnant on reverse; a great set for the money, Very Fine.
Scott $2,110.
Estimate $1,200 - 1,800.
Current Bid $600.
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Lot 1101
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1893, Columbians, 1¢ to $5 complete, plate proofs on card (Scott 230P4-245P4), attractive, hinged set of card proofs; strong colors throughout, Very Fine.
Scott $2,110.
Estimate $1,200 - 1,800.
Current Bid $800.
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Lot 1102
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1893, Columbians, 1¢ to $5 complete (Scott 230-245), attractive set of these popular stamps; 230-231, 234, 238-242 and 245 are regummed; 236 and 237 are o.g. never hinged; the rest including 243 and 244 have disturbed o.g.; small faults on the high values, generally Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $6,716.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Current Bid $1,500.
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Lot 1103
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1893, Columbians, 1¢ to 50¢ (Scott 230-240), o.g. (4¢ has disturbed gum and 10¢ is without gum), useful set to 50¢ from the world's first commemorative set; some small faults, mostly Fine to Very Fine centering.
Scott $1,199.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid $110.
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Lot 1104
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1893, Columbian, 2¢ brown violet, "broken hat" variety (Scott 231 var.), massive balanced jumbo margins all around, Superb, with 2019 P.S.A.G. certificate graded SUP 98J.
SMQ SUP 98J; $600 without premium for var.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Current Bid $750.
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Lot 1105
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1893, Columbian, 2¢ brown violet (Scott 231), many hundreds of unsorted/unchecked stamps, both on & off paper, offered intact and unchecked for varieties or cancels, great lot for the specialist, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid $150.
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Lot 1106
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1893, Columbian, 2¢ brown violet (Scott 231), neat black cancellation, one of the most remarkable examples obtainable; perfectly centered with dazzling color; simply awesome, Superb, with 2019 P.S.A.G. certificate graded SUP 98.
SMQ SUP 98; $400.
Scott $1.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid $170.
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Lot 1107

1893, Columbian, 3¢ green (Scott 232), o.g., never hinged, outstanding top quality left sheet margin single; gorgeous rich color and precisely balanced margins; a true GEM, Extremely Fine to Superb, with 2019 P.S.A.G. certificate graded XF-SUP 95.
Scott $97.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid $250.
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Lot 1108
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1893, Columbian, 3¢ green (Scott 232), bottom margin plate number and letter strip of 4, o.g., never hinged (right stamp is lightly hinged), bright and fresh, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $327.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid $100.
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Lot 1109
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1893, Columbian, 4¢ ultramarine (Scott 233), premium quality imprint pair, "Worlds Fair Station, Jun 26, 1893" machine cancellation, a seldom seen postmark; very pretty, Fine.
Scott $16.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Current Bid $130.
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Lot 1110

1893, Columbian, 5¢ chocolate (Scott 234), o.g., never hinged; nicely balanced margins and fabulous rich shade, Extremely Fine, with 2002 P.F.C. and 2013 P.F. certificate graded XF 90 XQ.
SMQ XF 90; $450.
Scott $140.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Current Bid $325.
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Lot 1111

1893, Columbian, 6¢ purple (Scott 235), o.g., previously hinged, gorgeous color, the highest SMQ price for this stamp is for a Superb 98J, a stamp in the grade of Gem 100 is considerably more, with 2019 P.S.A.G. certificate graded Gem 100.
SMQ SUP 98J; $825.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Current Bid $600.
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Lot 1112
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1893, Columbian, 15¢ dark green (Scott 238), amazing example featuring boardwalk margins and gleaming bright color; certainly one of the finest known examples of this stamp in used condition, Extremely Fine, with 2016 P.S.E. certificate graded XF 90J.
SMQ XF 90J; $460.
Scott $72.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Current Bid $275.
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Lot 1113

1893, Columbian, 50¢ slate blue (Scott 240), Very Fine to Extremely Fine, with 1977 P.F. certificate.
Scott $425.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid $250.
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Lot 1114

1893, Columbian, $1 salmon (Scott 241), o.g., hinged, top-quality certified stamp with outstanding centering; much nicer than the scathing P.S.E. certificate calling this a VF 80; a wonderful opportunity for the astute bidder, Very Fine, with 2016 P.S.E. certificate graded VF 80.
SMQ VF 80; $1,125.
Scott $1,000.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Current Bid $500.
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Lot 1115

1893, Columbian, $1 salmon (Scott 241), o.g., hinged, ravishing rich color; a lovely example is flawless condition, Fine to Very Fine, with 2018 P.F. certificate.
Scott $1,000.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Current Bid $550.
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Lot 1116

1893, Columbian, $1 salmon (Scott 241), o.g., previously hinged (tiny specks of black album offset on gum), beautifully fresh, Very Fine.
Scott $1,000.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid $250.
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Lot 1117

1893, Columbian, $1 salmon (Scott 241), o.g., very lightly hinged, Fine to Very Fine, with 2004 P.F. certificate.
Scott $1,000.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid $250.
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Lot 1118

1893, Columbian, $1 salmon (Scott 241), o.g., lightly hinged (gum creases), rich color and detailed impression, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $1,100.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid $150.
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Lot 1119
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1893, Columbian, $1 salmon (Scott 241), lightly struck cancellation, brilliant, fresh example with clear impression, Fine.
Scott $525.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Current Bid $130.
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Lot 1120

1893, Columbian, $2 brown red (Scott 242), o.g., never hinged, Post office fresh mint condition; a true condition rarity as these high value Columbians are seldom encountered in this wonderful shape, Fine to Very Fine, with 2018 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $3,500.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Current Bid $1,600.
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Lot 1121

1893, Columbian, $2 brown red (Scott 242), o.g., never hinged, gleaming bright color; a fabulous right sheet margin single in a marvelous state of preservation, Fine, with 2017 P.F. certificate for pair, from which it was taken - this being the top stamp from the pair.
Scott $3,500.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Current Bid $1,100.
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Lot 1122

1893, Columbian, $2 brown red (Scott 242), o.g., small hinge remnant, fresh appearance; small thin, otherwise Very Fine.
Scott $1,050.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Current Bid $250.
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Lot 1123
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1893, Columbian, $2 brown red (Scott 242), light double oval New York REGistry cancel, lovely example of this key value, Very Fine, with 2006 P.F. certificate.
Scott $525.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid $150.
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Lot 1124
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1893, Columbian, $2 brown red (Scott 242), socked-on-the-nose Washington D.C. 1895 postmark; light paper wrinkle, Very Fine centering, with 1984 P.F. certificate.
Scott $525.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid $160.
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Lot 1125

1893, Columbian, $3 yellow green (Scott 243), o.g., previously hinged, bold emblazoned color and impression, Very Fine, with 2019 P.F. certificate.
Scott $1,350.
Estimate $1,200 - 1,800.
Current Bid $1,100.
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Lot 1126

1893, Columbian, $3 yellow green (Scott 243), o.g., hinged, bold prooflike color; a desirable high value Columbian, Fine to Very Fine, with 2018 P.F. certificate.
Scott $1,350.
Estimate $1,200 - 1,800.
Current Bid $800.
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Lot 1127

1893, Columbian, $3 olive green (Scott 243a), o.g., hinge remnant, with a few tiny spots of gum glazing, well centered with bright color, Very Fine.
Scott $1,350.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid $300.
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Lot 1128

1893, Columbian, $3 yellow green (Scott 243), o.g., previously hinged, lovely bright color; a couple small thins, otherwise Very Fine.
Scott $1,350.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid $600.
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Lot 1129
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1893, Columbian, $3 yellow green (Scott 243), regummed, great color and visually attractive example of this difficult high value; a few small faults, Fine to Very Fine centering.
Scott $675.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid $200.
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Lot 1130
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1893, Columbian, $3 yellow green (Scott 243), socked-on-the-nose U.S. German Sea PO 1893 postmark, Very Fine, with 1989 P.F. certificate.
Scott $750.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Current Bid $400.
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Lot 1131
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1893, Columbian, $3 olive green (Scott 243a), neat registry cancellation, gorgeous olive green shade; a flawless example with three certificates of authenticity, Very Fine, with 1984 and 1995 P.F.C.'s along with 2017 P.S.E. certificate graded VF 80.
SMQ VF 80; $875.
Scott $750.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Current Bid $450.
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Lot 1132
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1893, Columbian, $3 yellow green (Scott 243), beautifully fresh, Very Fine to Extremely Fine.
Scott $750.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid $250.
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Lot 1133

1893, Columbian, $4 crimson lake (Scott 244), o.g., lightly hinged, extremely impressive example with excellent centering and warm rich color, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, with 2019 P.F. certificate graded VF-XF 85.
SMQ VF-XF 85; $2,750.
Scott $2,000.
Estimate $2,500 - 3,500.
Current Bid $2,000.
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Lot 1134
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1893, Columbian, $4 crimson lake (Scott 244), unused without gum, unmatchable color and impression within all-but-perfect margins, Extremely Fine to Superb, with 2019 P.S.E. certificate graded XF-SUP 95.
SMQ XF-SUP 95; $2,000.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Current Bid $1,400.
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Lot 1135

1893, Columbian, $4 rose carmine (Scott 244a), o.g., hinged, marvelous example of the beautiful rose carmine shade; a flawless top quality stamp with tremendous eye appeal, Very Fine, with 2019 P.F. certificate graded VF 80.
SMQ VF 80; $2,250.
Scott $2,000.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Current Bid $1,200.
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Lot 1136

1893, Columbian, $4 crimson lake (Scott 244), o.g., hinged, among the most striking-appearing examples obtainable; huge JUMBO margins and eye-arresting color; horizontal crease at bottom, otherwise Very Fine, with 1982 P.F. certificate.
Scott $2,000.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Current Bid $600.
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Lot 1137
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1893, Columbian, $4 crimson lake (Scott 244), regummed over faults, nice inexpensive key value, Just Fine.
Scott $1,000.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid $150.
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Lot 1138
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1893, Columbian, $4 crimson lake (Scott 244), neat registry cancellation, tremendous top quality example of this tough used stamp; outstanding rich color, much more intense than usually found, Extremely Fine, with 2019 P.F. certificate graded XF 90.
SMQ XF 90; $2,150.
Scott $950.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Current Bid $1,300.
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Lot 1139

1893, Columbian, $5 black (Scott 245), o.g., previously hinged, gorgeous jet-black color, Very Fine, with 2018 P.F. certificate.
Scott $2,300.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Current Bid $750.
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Lot 1140

1893, Columbian, $5 black (Scott 245), slightly disturbed o.g., jet-black color and sharp impression, Very Fine, with 2019 P.S.E. certificate graded VF 80.
SMQ VF 80; $2,500.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Current Bid $1,300.
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Lot 1141

1893, Columbian, $5 black (Scott 245), o.g., hinge remnant, good looking stamp with luscious rich color and sharp, detailed impression; a couple of tiny thin specks, otherwise Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $2,400.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Current Bid $500.
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Lot 1142

1893, Columbian, $5 black (Scott 245), o.g., hinged, fresh and affordable example of this popular stamp; trivial light creases, otherwise Fine to Very Fine, with 2012 A.P.S. certificate.
Scott $2,300.
Estimate $800 - 1,200.
Current Bid $400.
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Lot 1143

1893, Columbian, $5 black (Scott 245), o.g., hinge remnant, handsome-appearing example with intense color and clearly etched impression; reperforated at bottom, otherwise Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $2,300.
Estimate $800 - 1,200.
Current Bid $400.
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Lot 1144

1893, Columbian, $5 black (Scott 245), o.g., previously hinged, jet-black color; tiny margin stain at right and light inclusion at left, Fine to Very Fine centering.
Scott $2,300.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid $325.
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Lot 1145

1893, Columbian, $5 black (Scott 245), disturbed o.g., great color; a couple tiny faults, Fine to Very Fine centering.
Scott $2,300.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid $250.
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Lot 1146

1893, Columbian, 3¢ green (Scott 232), left margin horizontal block of 6, o.g., never hinged, bright, fresh color; light gum bend on upper right stamp, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $585.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Current Bid $140.
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Lot 1147

1893, Columbian, 3¢ green (Scott 232), horizontal block of 6, o.g., never hinged, lovely color; top right stamp with inclusion, lower right light gum bend, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $585.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Current Bid $130.
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Lot 1148

1893, Columbian, 4¢ ultramarine (Scott 233), block of 4, o.g., never hinged, Fine to Very Fine, with 2011 P.S.A.G. certificate for block.
Scott $560.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid $150.
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Lot 1149

1893, Columbian, 4¢ ultramarine (Scott 233), vertical block of 6, o.g., never hinged, alluring color; blind perforation on lower right stamp, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $840.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Current Bid $130.
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Lot 1150
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1893, Columbian, 6¢ purple (Scott 235), block of 4, o.g., never hinged, except bottom right stamp which is previously hinged at top right, Fine to Very Fine, with 2010 P.F. certificate for block.
Scott $470.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Current Bid $140.
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Lot 1151

1893, Columbian, 15¢ dark green (Scott 238), block of 4, o.g., previously hinged and small hinge remnant at bottom, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, with 2018 P.F. certificate.
Scott $850.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid $375.
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Lot 1152

1893, Columbian, 30¢ orange brown (Scott 239), block of 4, o.g., previously hinged, small hinge reinforcements, bright and fresh appearance, Very Fine, with 2017 P.F. certificate.
Scott $1,075.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid $350.
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Lot 1153

1893, Columbian, $2 brown red (Scott 242), block of 4, disturbed o.g., very fresh and pleasing example of this high-value multiple; a couple tiny thins at left, otherwise Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $4,600.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Current Bid $1,000.
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