Lot 2111893, Columbian, 2¢ brown violet, "broken hat" variety, o.g., never hinged, beautifully centered within well balanced oversized margins, rich brilliant color and exceptional freshness, an Extremely Fine to Superb jumbo, a wonderful gem, rarely encountered in exceptional jumbo condition; with 1988 P.F. and 2013 P.S.A.G. certificates, the latter Graded (95J, SSV $850 for 95 and $3,000 for 98).
Scott No. 231 var. $160.
Lot 2121893, Columbian, 3¢ green, o.g., never hinged, precision centering amid wide margins, rich vivid color and Post Office fresh, an Extremely Fine to Superb jumbo; with 2002 and 2005 P.S.E. certificates, the latter Graded (XF-Sup 95J, SMQ $900).
Scott No. 232 $98.
Lot 2131893, Columbian, 3¢ green, bottom margin plate block of 8 with plate number 56 and imprint, full never hinged o.g., rich color, well centered throughout, an Extremely Fine gem; with 2004 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott No. 232 $2,100.
A CHOICE MINT NEVER-HINGED PLATE BLOCK OF THE 3¢ COLUMBIAN WHICH IS CERTAINLY THE FINEST KNOWN.
A scarce plate block with such choice centering and in such pristine condition.
Lot 2141893, Columbian, 5¢ chocolate, o.g., never hinged, precise centering with evenly balanced oversized margins, rich vivid color and exceptional freshness, an Extremely Fine to Superb jumbo, an exceptional wide margin gem; with 2015 P.S.E. certificate Graded (XF-Sup 95J, SMQ $1,500).
Scott No. 234 $140.
Lot 2151893, Columbian, 6¢ purple, o.g., never hinged, bold color, evenly balanced margins and choice centering, Extremely Fine to Superb, an attractive never hinged gem; with 2015 P.S.E. certificate Graded (XF-Sup 95, SMQ $900).
Scott No. 235 $140.
Lot 2161893, Columbian, 10¢ black brown, o.g., never hinged, large beautifully balanced margins and precis centering, deep bold color and particularly fresh, Extremely Fine to Superb, a wonderful never hinged gem; with 2016 P.S.A.G. certificate Graded (95, SSV $1,650).
Scott No. 237 $250.
Lot 2171893, Columbian, 15¢ dark green, o.g., never hinged, precision centering amid beautifully balance margins, rich vibrant color on bright fresh paper, Extremely Fine to Superb, a truly wonderful and rare never hinged example in this gem condition, with only eight examples to receive this graded and only eight graded higher; with 2013 P.S.E. certificate Graded (XF-Sup 95, SMQ $5,000).
Scott No. 238 $600.
ONE OF THE FINEST NEVER HINGED EXAMPLES OF THE 15¢ COLUMBIAN ISSUE.
Lot 2181893, Columbian, $3 yellow green, o.g., never hinged, balanced margins and exceptional centering, rich bright color and sharp impression, Extremely Fine, beautiful and Post Office fresh; with 2018 P.S.A.G. certificate Graded (85, SSV $7,250).
Scott No. 243 $4,250.
Lot 2191893, Columbian, $4 crimson lake, o.g., fairly lightly hinging, choice centering and margins, strong bright crimson lake color, Extremely Fine, a choice mint Columbian high value; with 2000 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 244 $2,000.
Lot 220 o1893, Columbian, $4 rose carmine, face free target cancel neatly struck at top center, evenly balanced margins all around and design perfectly centered, radiant pastel-like color, a Superb gem, a truly magnificent Columbian high value, this being one of only two examples to receive this grade with none higher; with 2015 P.S.E. certificate Graded (Superb 98, SSV $13,500).
Scott No. 244a $950.
A PHENOMENAL USED EXAMPLE OF THE $4 COLUMBIAN ISSUE - REGARDED AS THE FINEST KNOWN EXAMPLE EXTANT.
A search of both the P.F. Certificate Search and the P.S.E. Population Report reveals only one used $4 Columbian receiving a 95 grade by the P.F. and twelve by the P.S.E. with an additional example receiving a 95J.