Sale Number: 745
Sale Date: Saturday, October 3, 1992
1992 Rarities of the World

Columbian Issue
Lot Sym. Lot Description Est/Cat Realized
652 P 1c-$5.00 Columbian, Small Die Proofs (230P2-245P2). Choice Set, Fresh Color ($3.00 slight changeling), Mounted on the Original Gray Card Backing from the "Roosevelt" Presentation Albums, Extremely Fine (Image Magnifier)

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6,100 2,800
653 Pbl 1c-$5.00 Columbian, Plate Proofs on India (230-245P3). Blocks of Four, mounted on cards, each card with huge top or bottom margin, an Unusually Fresh Set, with Strong Vibrant Color in Each Value, Extremely Fine, a Very Beautiful Offering (Image Magnifier)

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8,760 5,250
654 P 1c-$5.00 Columbian, Plate Proofs on Card (230P4-245P4). Very Fine Set (Image Magnifier)

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1,437 1,200
655 nh 4c Columbian (233). Bottom left Imprint, "D" and Plate No. 16 Block of Ten, Mint, Very Fine and Wonderfully Fresh (Image Magnifier)

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1,725 2,200
656 og 4c Columbian, Blue Error of Color (233a). The Deep Blue Shade, Full Original Gum, Lightly Hinged, Well-Centered, Very Fine, A Choice Example of This Rarity (Image Magnifier)

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9,000 8,500
657 og 4c Columbian, Blue Error of Color (233a). The Deep Blue Shade, Original Gum, h.r., Fine, Handsome Example of This Rarity (Image Magnifier)

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9,000 5,500
658 nh 6c Columbian (235). Bottom Left Imprint, "Z" and Plate No. 104 Block of Ten, All Stamps Mint (minor h.r. in selvage), small gum stains in perfs of far right pair, Fine-Very Fine (Image Magnifier)

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1,825 0
659 nh 8c Columbian (236). Mint Bottom Right Imprint, "II" and Plate No. 130 Block of Ten, small hinge reinforcement in selvage, Very Fine and Fresh (Image Magnifier)

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1,005 1,100
660 ogbl 10c Columbian (237). Bottom Right Imprint, "Y" and Double Plate No. 97 Block of Twelve, Original Gum, Six Stamps Mint, small h.r. on others, T.R. stamp small thin, Fine Plate No. Block (Image Magnifier)

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4,150 1,000
661 ogbl 15c Columbian (238). Bottom Imprint,"M" and Plate No. 58 Block of Eight, Seven Stamps Mint, Deep Rich Color, Extremely Fine, Rare Plate Block and Unusually Choice, with 1992 P.F. Certificate (Image Magnifier)

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6,500 5,250
662 nh 15c Columbian (238). Bottom Right Imprint, "M" and Plate No. 58 Block of Ten, Mint, Deep Rich Color, Fine-Very Fine, Scarce Columbian Plate Block (Image Magnifier)

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6,850 3,500
663 nh 30c Columbian (239). Top Imprint, "N" and Plate No. 59 Block of Eight, Mint, Consistently Well-Centered with Remarkably Fresh Unblemished Gum, Rich Vibrant Color, Extremely Fine, A Stunning Rarity, with 1992 P.F. Certificate (Image Magnifier)

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9,250 12,500
664 nh 50c Columbian (240). Right Margin Block of Four with Full Imprint, Mint, Deep Color, pinpoint inclusion in lower left stamp, Very Fine and Choice (Image Magnifier)

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1,750 1,200
665 nh $1.00 Columbian (241). Mint, Beautifully Centered and Very Fresh, a Lovely "Gem", Very Fine, with 1981 P.F. Certificate (Image Magnifier)

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1,350 1,200
666 ogbl $1.00 Columbian (241). Unused Bottom Right Margin Block of Four with "W," Intense Rich Color, Fine (Image Magnifier)

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5,250 0
667 c $1.00 Columbian (241). Well-tied by New York registry oval on 5c Columbian entire (U350) to Germany, Aug. 1893, N. Y. reg label, readdressed from Dresden to Wolkenstein, fresh and Very Fine (Image Magnifier)

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1,900 0
668 og $2.00 Columbian (242). Full Original Gum, Intense Shade, Magnificent Centering and Margins, Fresh and Extremely Fine, with 1989 P.F. Certificate (Image Magnifier)

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1,300 0
669 og $2.00 Columbian (242). O.g., small h.r., Pretty Color, Very Fine (Image Magnifier)

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1,300 650
670 nh $3.00 Columbian (243). Mint, Lovely Fresh Color, Extremely Fine, with 1978 P.F. Certificate (Image Magnifier)

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2,400 2,100
671 nh $3.00 Columbian (243). Mint, Deep Rich Color, Extremely Fine "Gem", with 1992 P.F. Certificate (Image Magnifier)

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2,400 0
672 og $3.00 Columbian (243). Fresh Original Gum, Lightly Hinged, Choice Centering and Margins, Extremely Fine, with 1991 P.F. Certificate (Image Magnifier)

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2,400 0
673   $3.00 Columbian (243). Lightly canceled by cds at far right, Enormous Margins, Beautiful Centering, Extremely Fine, Choice Used Example, with 1991 P.F. Certificate (Image Magnifier)

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800 0
674 ogbl $3.00 Columbian (243). Block of Four, Original Gum, Lightly Hinged, Fine, Upper Right Stamp Very Fine (Image Magnifier)

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9,250 3,250
675 og $4.00 Columbian (244). Wonderfully Well-Centered, Remarkable Deep Crimson Lake Shade, Full Original Gum, Extremely Fine, an Outstanding and Beautiful copy (Image Magnifier)

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2,750 0
676 og $4.00 Columbian (244). O.g., Lightly Hinged, Very Fine, with 1987 P.F. Certificate (Image Magnifier)

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2,750 2,200
677   $4.00 Columbian (244). Lightly canceled by bit of cds and bar, Very Fine (Image Magnifier)

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1,000 750
678 ogbl $4.00 Columbian (244). Block, o.g., Lightly Hinged, Beautifully Centered, Fresh, few reinforced perf separations, Extremely Fine, a Choice Block, with 1984 P.F. Certificate (Image Magnifier)

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12,500 0
679 ogbl $4.00 Columbian (244). Block of Four, Original Gum, Lightly Hinged at Top, lower right stamp with speck of gum loss, otherwise never hinged, other is Mint, Fine, with 1972 P.F. Certificate (Image Magnifier)

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12,500 0
680 og $4.00 Columbian, Rose Carmine (244a). Bottom Imprint, "CC" and Plate No. 107 Strip of Four, Brilliant Aniline Shade, Full Fresh Original Gum, Left Stamp Mint, others Lightly Hinged, Extremely Fine, A Rare Plate Number Mutliple in The Finest Attainable Quality, with 1991 P.F. Certificate (Image Magnifier)

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16,000 0
681 nh $5.00 Columbian (245). Mint, Intense Shade, Remarkably Fresh, Extremely Fine, One of the Finest of the Few Remaining Singles in Post Office Mint Condition, with 1992 P.F. Certificate (Image Magnifier)

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3,100 0
682 og $5.00 Columbian (245). Magnificent Unused Stamp, Extra Wide Margins, Beautiful Centering, nibbed perf at L., still Extremely Fine, with 1991 P.F. Certificate (Image Magnifier)

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3,100 0
683 og $5.00 Columbian (245). Original Gum, Extra Wide Margins, Very Fine, Very Attractive Example, with 1989 P.F. Certificate (Image Magnifier)

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3,100 3,250
684 ogbl $5.00 Columbian (245). Block of Four, regummed, with some reinforced perfs, otherwise Fine, Scarce Block (Image Magnifier)

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13,000 0
685 c 1c-$5.00 Columbians (230-245). Complete Set on One Cover, Sixteen singles, tied by light cork cancels and each with manuscript "X" on 91/4x61/2"registered cover from Westport Conn. to New York, partly struck dates tamps at left, Nov. 1893 docketing, 6c and $4.00 somewhat discolored, minor perf toning in the right vertical row, Fine and Rare Showpiece, with 1962 P.F. Certificate (Image Magnifier)

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E. 10,000-15,000 0
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