1893 Columbian Exposition Issue (230-245)

Sale 3022 - Session 1 - United States Stamps and Postal History
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  • Lot# : 1250 1893 Columbian Exposition Issue (230-245)

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    Catalog# : 230P3-24534
    230P3-245P3, 1893 1c-$5 Columbians, Plate proofs on india, extremely bright colors and exceptional centering throughout. Extremely Fine, premium set. (Scott $2,110).
    Start Price : 500 USD
    Current Opening : 500 USD
    Hammer price : 750 USD

    Lot# : 1251 1893 Columbian Exposition Issue (230-245)

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    Catalog# : 230
    230, 1893 1c Columbian, top imprint, "MM" and plate no 150 plate block of ten, NH, small margin crease, Fine. (Scott $1,115).
    Start Price : 250 USD
    Current Opening : 250 USD
    Hammer price : 250 USD

    Lot# : 1252 1893 Columbian Exposition Issue (230-245)

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    Catalog# : 230
    230, 1893 1c Columbian, bottom imprint, "SS" and plate no 194 plate block of ten, o.g. (six stamps NH), hinge reinforced, trivial light margin stain, otherwise fresh and Fine. (Scott $771).
    Start Price : 100 USD
    Current Opening : 100 USD
    Hammer price : 100 USD

    Lot# : 1253 1893 Columbian Exposition Issue (230-245)

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    Catalog# : 230-37
    230-37, 1893 1c-10c Columbians, rich colors, o.g., few small flaws/faults, otherwise Fine or better, (Scott $349).
    Start Price : 75 USD
    Current Opening : 75 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 1254 1893 Columbian Exposition Issue (230-245)

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    Catalog# : 230/40
    230//240, 1893 1c//50c Columbians, exceptionally fresh and bright. seven different; 1c, 2c, 5c, 10c NH, others very lightly hinged, 50c just Fine, others mostly F-VF, (Scott $961).
    Start Price : 150 USD
    Current Opening : 150 USD
    Hammer price : 210 USD

    Lot# : 1255 1893 Columbian Exposition Issue (230-245)

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    231P4//241P4, 1893 2c//$1 Columbians, Plate proofs on card, near complete to $1 (only lacking 1c and 8c), all extremely fresh and well centered, $1 in pretty pale shade, Extremely Fine. (Scott $890).
    Start Price : 200 USD
    Current Opening : 200 USD
    Hammer price : 200 USD

    Lot# : 1256 1893 Columbian Exposition Issue (230-245)

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    Catalog# : 231
    231, 1893 2c Columbian, "Broken Hat" Variety, block of four with bottom stamps showing the "broken hat" variety, upper pair normal, all o.g. and NH, Fine, a most unusual combination block (Scott $382 as singles, without premium assigned for combination pairs).
    Start Price : 200 USD
    Current Opening : 200 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 1257 1893 Columbian Exposition Issue (230-245)

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    Catalog# : 231
    231, 1893 2c Columbian, bottom right corner block of eight, imprint, "NN" and plate no 155 plus two partial imprint blocks of four, NH, couple minor flaws, Fine and fresh (Scott $496).
    Start Price : 90 USD
    Current Opening : 160 USD
    Hammer price : 280 USD

    Lot# : 1258 1893 Columbian Exposition Issue (230-245)

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    Catalog# : 231
    231, 1893 2c Columbian, fifteen imprint, letter and plate no strips of four: plate no's 31 (2), 36, 37, 44, 135, 156 (2), 158 (2), 165 (2), 171 (2), 173, ten NH, five o.g. (one part o.g.), couple very minor flaws, all Fine or better. (Scott $2,700).
    Start Price : 400 USD
    Current Opening : 525 USD
    Hammer price : 1,050 USD

    Lot# : 1259 1893 Columbian Exposition Issue (230-245)

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    Catalog# : 232
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    232, 1893 3c Columbian, bold and fresh color on bright paper, remarkably well-balanced margins, NH and PO fresh, a beautiful stamp with only 9 grading higher, 2010 PSE certificate graded SUP-98 (SMQ $2,200)
    Start Price : 1,200 USD
    Current Opening : 1,200 USD
    Hammer price : 1,350 USD

    Lot# : 1260 1893 Columbian Exposition Issue (230-245)

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    Catalog# : 232
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    232, 1893 3c Columbian, rich color, crisp impression, NH. 2017 PSE Graded VF-XF 85 certificate. (SMQ $135).
    Start Price : 70 USD
    Current Opening : 70 USD
    Hammer price : 80 USD

    Lot# : 1261 1893 Columbian Exposition Issue (230-245)

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    Catalog# : 232
    232, 1893 3c Columbian, bottom imprint, "L" and plate no 57 strip of four, NH, one stamp with light natural offset on gum, otherwise fresh and Fine (Scott $475).
    Start Price : 120 USD
    Current Opening : 120 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 1262 1893 Columbian Exposition Issue (230-245)

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    Catalog# : 232
    232, 1893 3c Columbian, bottom imprint and plate no 76 block of six, NH but gum is somewhat disturbed, Fine, (Scott $750 as o.g.).
    Start Price : 100 USD
    Current Opening : 100 USD
    Hammer price : 100 USD

    Lot# : 1263 1893 Columbian Exposition Issue (230-245)

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    Catalog# : 233
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    233, 1893 4c Columbian, lovely fresh color, nicely centered with unblemished o.g., Very Fine and attractive; 2018 PSE certificate (Scott $140)
    Start Price : 50 USD
    Current Opening : 50 USD
    Hammer price : 60 USD

    Lot# : 1264 1893 Columbian Exposition Issue (230-245)

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    Catalog# : 233
    233, 1893 4c Columbian, top plate no. 20 single, slightly disturbed o.g. (appears NH), Very Fine. (Scott $50).
    Start Price : 50 USD
    Current Opening : 95 USD
    Hammer price : 95 USD

    Lot# : 1265 1893 Columbian Exposition Issue (230-245)

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    Catalog# : 233
    233, 1893 4c Columbian, bottom imprint and plate no 17 block of six, slightly aged o.g., NH, Fine. (Scott $1,650 as NH).
    Start Price : 200 USD
    Current Opening : 200 USD
    Hammer price : 200 USD

    Lot# : 1266 1893 Columbian Exposition Issue (230-245)

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    Catalog# : 233
    233, 1893 4c Columbian, bottom imprint and plate no 20 block of six, somewhat disturbed o.g., couple perfs hinge reinforced, Fine. (Scott $750).
    Start Price : 100 USD
    Current Opening : 100 USD
    Hammer price : 110 USD

    Lot# : 1267 1893 Columbian Exposition Issue (230-245)

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    234, 1893 5c Columbian, "HADLEY, MASS." precancel, sound example with Fine centering; PSS type L-2 HS; long believed to exist but not confirmed until now; listed but not priced in the 1940 Hoover Precancel Catalog and the 2011 Precancel Stamp Society Classic Catalog Part I due to lack confirmation; precancels on any Columbian issue are rare.
    Start Price : 200 USD
    Current Opening : 200 USD
    Hammer price : 425 USD

    Lot# : 1268 1893 Columbian Exposition Issue (230-245)

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    Catalog# : 234
    234, 1893 5c Columbian, two singles on piece with "US POSTAL AGENCY / SHANGHAI" duplex cancel, Fine
    Start Price : 120 USD
    Current Opening : 120 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 1269 1893 Columbian Exposition Issue (230-245)

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    Catalog# : 235
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    235, 1893 6c Columbian, PO fresh and nicely centered, o.g.,some tiny natural inclusions, Very Fine; 2018 PSE certificate (Scott $140)
    Start Price : 50 USD
    Current Opening : 50 USD
    Hammer price : 60 USD

    Lot# : 1270 1893 Columbian Exposition Issue (230-245)

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    Catalog# : 235
    235, 1893 6c Columbian, bottom imprint, "Z" and plate no 104 block of eight, o.g., NH, fresh and about Fine. (Scott $3,250).
    Start Price : 500 USD
    Current Opening : 500 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 1271 1893 Columbian Exposition Issue (230-245)

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    Catalog# : 236
    236, 1893 8c Columbian, wonderfully fresh color, well centered, NH, Very Fine. (Scott $140).
    Start Price : 75 USD
    Current Opening : 75 USD
    Hammer price : 110 USD

    Lot# : 1272 1893 Columbian Exposition Issue (230-245)

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    Catalog# : 236
    236, 1893 8c Columbian, bottom imprint, "II" and plate no 131 plate block of eight, rich color, o.g., some hinge reinforced perfs, some additional reinforcing needed as additional separations are present, slightly irregular top margin at right, otherwise Fine. (Scott $1,550).
    Start Price : 150 USD
    Current Opening : 150 USD
    Hammer price : 190 USD

    Lot# : 1273 1893 Columbian Exposition Issue (230-245)

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    Catalog# : 237
    237, 1893 10c Columbian, bottom imprint, "Y" and plate no 102 strip of four, stamps NH, h.r. in ungummed portion of selvedge, fresh and Fine. (Scott $1,000 as NH singles).
    Start Price : 150 USD
    Current Opening : 150 USD
    Hammer price : 190 USD

    Lot# : 1274 1893 Columbian Exposition Issue (230-245)

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    Catalog# : 238
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    238, 1893 15c Columbian, brilliant and crisp impression with large well-balanced balanced margins, pristine o.g., NH, a truly spectacular stamp in every way, 2011 PSAG graded 95 XF-SUP certificate (SVG $6,000)
    Start Price : 2,500 USD
    Current Opening : 2,500 USD
    Hammer price : 4,000 USD

    Lot# : 1275 1893 Columbian Exposition Issue (230-245)

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    Catalog# : 238
    238, 1893 15c Columbian, bright and fresh, NH, Very Fine (Scott $600).
    Start Price : 100 USD
    Current Opening : 130 USD
    Hammer price : 180 USD

    Lot# : 1276 1893 Columbian Exposition Issue (230-245)

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    Catalog# : 238
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    238, 1893 15c Columbian, particualrly well centered within well balanced margins, very lightly hinged, quite attractive; 2018 PSE graded XF-Sup 95 certificate (SMQ $700)
    Start Price : 300 USD
    Current Opening : 350 USD
    Hammer price : 400 USD

    Lot# : 1277 1893 Columbian Exposition Issue (230-245)

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    Catalog# : 239
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    239, 1893 30c Columbian, crisp impression and attractive color, nearly perfect centering, NH and PO fresh, an absolutely gorgeous stamp for the most discerning of collectors, 2011 PSE certificate graded SUP-98, one of only 12 stamps to achieve this grade with only 3 higher (SMQ $7,500)
    Start Price : 4,000 USD
    Current Opening : 4,000 USD
    Hammer price : 5,750 USD

    Lot# : 1278 1893 Columbian Exposition Issue (230-245)

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    Catalog# : 240
    240, 1893 50c Columbian, bottom plate no. 77 single, rich color, o.g., minor gum disturbance and barely short perf at top, Fine (Scott $425).
    Start Price : 90 USD
    Current Opening : 210 USD
    Hammer price : 230 USD

    Lot# : 1279 1893 Columbian Exposition Issue (230-245)

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    Catalog# : 241
    241, 1893 $1 Columbian, rich color and well centered, unused, Very Fine. (Scott $500).
    Start Price : 100 USD
    Current Opening : 100 USD
    Hammer price : 180 USD

    Lot# : 1280 1893 Columbian Exposition Issue (230-245)

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    Catalog# : 241
    241, 1893 $1 Columbian, pretty shade and lightly cancelled, small faults, still Fine appearing. (Scott $525).
    Start Price : 80 USD
    Current Opening : 80 USD
    Hammer price : 80 USD

    Lot# : 1281 1893 Columbian Exposition Issue (230-245)

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    Catalog# : 241-42
    241-42, 1893 $1-$2 Columbian's, $1 fresh and bright, $2 bit soiled, both with small faults, Fine appearing (Scott $1,050).
    Start Price : 100 USD
    Current Opening : 100 USD
    Hammer price : 140 USD

    Lot# : 1282 1893 Columbian Exposition Issue (230-245)

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    Catalog# : 241-45
    241-45, 1893 $1-$5 Columbians, fresh colors, all regummed, $3 shallow thin, all Fine or better, excellent opportunity to aquire these sought after issues. (Scott $3,825).
    Start Price : 600 USD
    Current Opening : 600 USD
    Hammer price : 850 USD

    Lot# : 1283 1893 Columbian Exposition Issue (230-245)

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    Catalog# : 242
    242, 1893 $2 Columbian, fairly well centered, slightly disturbed o.g., perf flaws, near Very Fine. (Scott $1,050).
    Start Price : 150 USD
    Current Opening : 280 USD
    Hammer price : 350 USD

    Lot# : 1284 1893 Columbian Exposition Issue (230-245)

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    Catalog# : 243
    243, 1893 $3 Columbian, well centered, o.g., small faults, Fine appearing. (Scott $1,350).
    Start Price : 200 USD
    Current Opening : 200 USD
    Hammer price : 220 USD

    Lot# : 1285 1893 Columbian Exposition Issue (230-245)

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    Catalog# : 244
    244, 1893 $4 Columbinan, bright color, expertly cleaned, some staining still present (mostly on reverse), otherwise Very Fine appearing. Jakubek BPP handstamp. (Scott $950).
    Start Price : 100 USD
    Current Opening : 160 USD
    Hammer price : 180 USD
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