Lot 906 P1893, Columbians, 1¢ to $5 complete, plate proofs on India, five values mounted to card, ample to large margins, rich vibrant colors throughout, a Very Fine set.
Scott No. 230P3-245P3 $2,075.
Lot 9071893, Columbian, 2¢ brown violet, o.g., never hinged, large even margins and precision centering, fresh with bold color, Extremely Fine to Superb, a lovely gem; with 2007 P.S.E. Graded certificate (XF-Sup 95, SMQ $300).
Scott No. 231 $35.
Lot 9081893, Columbian, 2¢ brown violet, top margin plate no. "178" block of 8 with letters and imprint, o.g., hinge remnants reinforcing central vertical separation, wide margins, Very Fine appearance.
Scott No. 231 $850.
Lot 9091893, Columbian, 4¢ ultramarine, o.g., never hinged, large beautifully balanced margins, bright paper and rich radiant color, Extremely Fine to Superb, a striking never hinged gem; with 2016 P.S.E. Graded certificate (XF-Sup 95, SMQ $850).
Scott No. 233 $160.
Lot 910 o1893, 4¢ Columbian, blue color error, duplex cancel, rich distinctive blue color, small filled thin, F.-V.F. appearance, a newly discovered example and one of only fifteen recorded examples known according to the Siegel census, of which one two examples are in sound condition; with 2017 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 233a $16,500 with small faults.
A HANDSOME AND EXTREMELY RARE USED EXAMPLE OF THE 4¢ COLUMBIAN BLUE COLOR ERROR.
Lot 9111893, Columbian, 5¢ chocolate, o.g., never hinged, exceptional centering within large beautifully balanced margins, rich vibrant color and a crisp detailed impression, Extremely Fine to Superb, a marvelous Columbian gem; with 2017 P.S.A.G. Graded certificate (95, SSV $900).
Scott No. 234 $160.
Lot 912 /1893, Columbian, 6¢ purple, top margin plate no. "104" block of 8 with letter "Z" and imprint, o.g., right stamps lightly hinged, others never hinged, rich deep color, couple reinforced perf separations in top selvage, Very Fine.
Scott No. 235 $1,800.
Lot 9131893, Columbian, 8¢ magenta, left margin single, o.g., never hinged, large well balanced margins and choice centering, rich deep color and pristine freshness, Extremely Fine and choice; with 1986 P.F., 2002 & 2055 P.S.E. certificates, the latter Graded (XF 90, SMQ $375).
Scott No. 236 $160.
Lot 9141893, Columbian, 10¢ gray black, o.g., never hinged, well centered amid wide margins, fresh and bright with rich gray black color, Very Fine and choice; with 1987 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 237 $285.
Lot 9151893, Columbian, 10¢ black brown, o.g., never hinged, wide margins, deep color, Very Fine.
Scott No. 237 $285.