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1893 Columbian Issue
 
 
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Lot 2701
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1893, Columbians, 1¢ to $5 complete, large die proofs (Scott 230P1-245P1), printed directly on large card, each measuring 154 x 101 mm, Very Fine.
Estimate $3,000 - 4,000.
Current Bid$1,500
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Lot 2702
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1893, Columbians, 1¢ to $5 complete, plate proofs on card (Scott 230P4-245P4), bright and fresh, most with hinge renmants, Fine to Very Fine and attractive.
Scott $2,110.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Current Bid$500
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Lot 2703
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1893, Columbians, 1¢ to $5 complete, plate proofs on card (Scott 230P4-245P4), wonderful set of card proofs; also included in this lot is #E3P4, the Special Delivery issue that was produced at the same time, Very Fine.
Scott $2,180.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Current Bid$500
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Lot 2704
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1893, Columbians, 1¢ to $5 complete, plate proofs on card (Scott 230P4-245P4), without gum as issued, hinged, remarkable set of card proofs with gorgeous fresh colors, a choice and desirable set in an impeccable state of preservation, Very Fine to Extremely Fine.
Scott $2,795.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Current Bid$500
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Lot 2705

1893, Columbian, 1¢ deep blue (Scott 230/240), sensational selection of desirable cancellations on piece or on individual stamps; #230-233, 236, and 238-240 with beautifully struck "World's Fair Sta., Chicago, Ill" postmarks; #234 on small piece with "U.S. Postal Agency, Shanghai" duplex cancellation; a terrific group of 9 different, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $386.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid$250
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Lot 2706

1893, Columbian, 2¢ brown violet (Scott 231), o.g., never hinged, awesome GEM quality stamp; a perfect example with fabulous color and impression, Extremely Fine to Superb, with 2017 P.S.E. certificate graded XF-SUP 95.
SMQ XF-SUP 95; $375.
Scott $31.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Current Bid$180
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Lot 2707

1893, Columbian, 2¢ brown violet (Scott 231), right margin vertical imprint block of 8, excellent color, sharp impression, Post Office-fresh, o.g., never hinged; pencil mark in uppermost selvage; light gum bend on top right stamps, separated perforations in bottom selvage, otherwise Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $248.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Current Bid$80
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Lot 2708

1893, Columbian, 3¢ green (Scott 232), o.g., never hinged, massive jumbo margins all around; an unbelievable stamp in Post Office fresh condition, Extremely Fine, with 2007 P.F. certificate.
Scott $105.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Current Bid$130
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Lot 2709

1893, Columbian, 3¢ green (Scott 232), o.g., never hinged, Extremely Fine, with 1977 P.F. certificate.
Scott $98.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid$100
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Lot 2710

1893, Columbian, 3¢ green (Scott 232), bottom plate # strip of 4, o.g., never hinged, exceedingly fresh multiple with gleaming rich color and unblemished gum, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $475.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid$100
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Lot 2711

1893, Columbian, 4¢ ultramarine (Scott 233), o.g., previously hinged, a Post Office fresh example with scintillating color and balanced margins, Superb, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate graded SUP 98.
SMQ SUP 98; $440.
Scott $50.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Current Bid$200
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Lot 2712

1893, Columbian, 4¢ ultramarine (Scott 233), o.g., never hinged, with bright radiant color within near perfect margins for a stunning handsome example for the serious collector, Extremely Fine, with 2015 P.F. certificate graded XF 90 XQ.
SMQ XF 90; $500.
Scott $140.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Current Bid$180
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Lot 2713
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1893, Columbian, 4¢ ultramarine (Scott 233), pair, "Worlds Fair Station, Jun 26, 1893" machine cancellation, premium quality imprint pair with a seldom seen postmark; very pretty, Fine.
Scott $16.
Estimate $100 - 150.
Current Bid$50
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Lot 2714

1893, Columbian, 5¢ chocolate (Scott 234), o.g., never hinged, among the most impressive examples obtainable; featuring deep prooflike color, beautiful centering, and fully unblemished gum; a true GEM, Extremely Fine to Superb, with 2017 P.S.E. certificate graded XF-SUP 95.
SMQ XF-SUP 95; $1,000.
Scott $140.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Current Bid$500
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Lot 2715
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1893, Columbian, 5¢ chocolate (Scott 234), black cancellation, JUMBO margins and bold prooflike color, Extremely Fine, with 2013 P.S.E. certificate graded XF 90J.
SMQ XF 90J; $125.
Scott $8.
Estimate $100 - 150.
Current Bid$50
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Lot 2716

1893, Columbian, 6¢ purple (Scott 235), full pane of 100, o.g., never hinged (natural gum creases), phenomenal high quality showpiece in immaculate mint condition; with eye-arresting color and many choice top quality singles to be found throughout this amazing pane/100; a rare opportunity for the serious collector, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $18,260 as 2 plates & singles.
Estimate $7,500 - 10,000.
Current Bid$3,750
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Lot 2717

1893, Columbian, 8¢ magenta (Scott 236), o.g., never hinged, a fresh and pleasing mint stamp with enormous JUMBO margins; a nifty stamp, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, with 2017 P.S.E. certificate graded VF-XF 85J.
SMQ VF-XF 85J; $275.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid$100
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Lot 2718

1893, Columbian, 8¢ magenta (Scott 236), o.g., never hinged, deep rich hue and sharp impression, large balanced margins, lovely example, Very Fine, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate graded VF 80.
SMQ VF 80; $165.
Scott $160.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Current Bid$80
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Lot 2719

1893, Columbian, 15¢ dark green (Scott 238), o.g., never hinged, fresh example with brilliant deep color, Fine to Very Fine, with 2015 P.S.A.G. certificate.
Scott $600.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid$80
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Lot 2720
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1893, Columbian, 15¢ dark green (Scott 238), light black cancellation, absolutely gorgeous top quality stamp with scintillating color, Extremely Fine, with 2017 P.F. certificate graded XF 90.
SMQ XF 90; $250.
Scott $73.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid$100
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Lot 2721

1893, Columbian, 30¢ orange brown (Scott 239), o.g., never hinged, tremendous example with well proportioned margins and gleaming fresh color; as fresh and choice on the back as it is on the front; simply gorgeous, Extremely Fine, with 2016 P.F. certificate graded XF 90.
SMQ XF 90; $1,050.
Estimate $800 - 1,200.
Current Bid$400
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Lot 2722
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1893, Columbian, 30¢ orange brown (Scott 239), beautifully struck "U.S. German Sea Post" cancellation, fresh and attractive, Fine.
Scott $90.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Current Bid$80
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Lot 2723

1893, Columbian, 50¢ slate blue (Scott 240), o.g., lightly hinged, select bottom margin imprint single with brilliant color, Very Fine.
Scott $500.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Current Bid$180
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Lot 2724
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1893, Columbian, 50¢ slate blue (Scott 240), bold cancel, exceptionally well-centered example with equal margins and alluring color, Extremely Fine, with 2014 P.S.E. certificate graded XF 90.
SMQ XF 90; $450.
Scott $175.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid$150
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Lot 2725
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1893, Columbian, $1 salmon (Scott 241), unused without gum, magnificent top quality example, with prodigious margins, and electrifying color; a big time example, Extremely Fine, with 2015 P.F. certificate graded XF 90.
SMQ XF 90; $700.
Scott $550.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Current Bid$300
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Lot 2726

1893, Columbian, $1 salmon (Scott 241), o.g., hinged, completely sound and very attractive stamp with radiating color, Very Fine, ex- Boyarsky.
Scott $1,000.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Current Bid$300
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Lot 2727

1893, Columbian, $1 salmon (Scott 241), o.g., hinge remnant, handsome and fresh $1 Columbian with warm rich color, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $1,000.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Current Bid$180
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Lot 2728
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1893, Columbian, $1 salmon (Scott 241), regummed, fresh and choice example; tiny thin spots, otherwise Fine.
Scott $500 for no gum.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Current Bid$130
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Lot 2729
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1893, Columbian, $1 salmon (Scott 241), perfect strike of "Worlds Fair Sta., Chicago, Ill., Nov 29" c.d.s., beautiful rich shade; a pretty stamp with an outstanding appearance; crease and a small thin spot, otherwise Very Fine.
Scott $525.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Current Bid$180
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Lot 2730
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1893, Columbian, $1 salmon (Scott 241), face free duplex cancellation, strong color; a very pleasant example; tiny inclusion spot shows an face at bottom, otherwise Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $525.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid$150
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Lot 2731
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1893, Columbian, $1 salmon (Scott 241), fresh, rich color and virtually perfect centering with a somewhat heavy New York Station "30" duplex cancel, Very Fine (photo on white background to show that bottom perforations are intact).
Scott $525.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Current Bid$130
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Lot 2732
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1893, Columbian, $1 salmon (Scott 241), bold duplex cancellation, excellent centering and exemplary color; tiny perf thins at bottom, otherwise Very Fine.
Scott $525.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Current Bid$130
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Lot 2733
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1893, Columbian, $1 salmon (Scott 241), NEW YORK "REG" cancel, an attractive, fresh and affordable example with scintillating color; small faults, otherwise Very Fine.
Scott $525.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Current Bid$80
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Lot 2734
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1893, Columbian, $1 salmon (Scott 241), neat duplex cancel, a beautiful example with rich and dazzling color; a very pretty stamp; thin spot at top right, otherwise Very Fine.
Scott $525.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Current Bid$80
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Lot 2735

1893, Columbian, $2 brown red (Scott 242), o.g., previously hinged, a fresh example with razor sharp color and impression well centered margins, Extremely Fine, a truly wonderful stamp for the conscientious collector, with 2017 P.F. certificate graded XF 90.
SMQ XF 90; $1,975.
Scott $1,050.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Current Bid$750
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Lot 2736

1893, Columbian, $2 brown red (Scott 242), disturbed o.g. from hinge removal, vivid fresh example in flawless condition; very pretty, Fine to Very Fine, with 2017 P.F. certificate.
Scott $1,150.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Current Bid$200
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Lot 2737

1893, Columbian, $2 brown red (Scott 242), o.g., previously hinged, well balanced margins, beautiful rich color, a fairly decent example of this popular stamp; small faults, otherwise Very Fine.
Scott $1,050.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid$150
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Lot 2738

1893, Columbian, $2 brown red (Scott 242), tied on small piece by a gorgeous flag cancellation, deep saturated color; simply gorgeous, Fine to Very Fine, with 2013 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $525.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid$250
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Lot 2739
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1893, Columbian, $2 brown red (Scott 242), black cancellation, wonderfully well centered; small thin spot, otherwise Very Fine.
Scott $525.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid$100
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Lot 2740
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1893, Columbian, $2 brown red (Scott 242), black registry cancellation, vibrant color; handsome example, Fine.
Scott $525.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Current Bid$80
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Lot 2741
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1893, Columbians, $3 yellow green, $4 crimson lake and $5 black (Scott 243-245), bold cancel on $3 and $4 denominations, neat "NEW YORK REG" cancel on $5; $3 hinged and repaired, generally Fine to Very Fine, an attractive set.
Scott $2,850.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Current Bid$500
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Lot 2742

1893, Columbian, $3 yellow green (Scott 243), o.g., previously hinged, a delightful example with dazzling rich shade; short perforation at left and minor offset on reverse, otherwise Fine to Very Fine, a very pleasing example, with 2015 P.F. certificate.
Scott $1,350.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Current Bid$375
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Lot 2743

1893, Columbian, $3 yellow green (Scott 243), disturbed o.g., a fresh example with extremely intense color, a delightful stamp, Very Fine to Extremely Fine.
Scott $1,350.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Current Bid$375
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Lot 2744

1893, Columbian, $3 yellow green (Scott 243), o.g., hinge remnants, alluring color within equally balanced margins; small thins, Fine to Very Fine appearance.
Scott $1,350.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid$250
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Lot 2745
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1893, Columbian, $3 yellow green (Scott 243), bottom plate number single, target cancellation at bottom right, brilliant fresh example; an extremely rare plate position showpiece; trivial hinge thin is of little consequence, otherwise Fine.
Scott $750.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Current Bid$375
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Lot 2746
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1893, Columbian, $3 yellow green (Scott 243), bold "NEW ?" town cancel, with rich color; a trace of a light horizontal crease, otherwise Fine to Very Fine, an economy example of this difficult Columbian.
Scott $750.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid$150
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Lot 2747

1893, Columbian, $4 crimson lake (Scott 244), o.g., previously hinged, a fresh and alluring example with gorgeous color and eye appeal, Fine to Very Fine, with 2017 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $2,000.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Current Bid$500
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Lot 2748

1893, Columbian, $4 crimson lake (Scott 244), disturbed o.g., fresh and attractive-appearing example with delightful color; neatly reperforated at bottom, otherwise Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $2,000.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Current Bid$375
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Lot 2749

1893, Columbian, $4 rose carmine (Scott 244a), o.g., hinge remnants, brilliant fresh example of the gorgeous rose carmine shade; small hinge thin, otherwise Fine to Very Fine, with 2017 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $2,000.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Current Bid$375
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Lot 2750

1893, Columbian, $4 crimson lake (Scott 244), o.g., hinge remnant, with slightly disturbed gum from paper adherence, beautiful rich color; small thins, Fine appearance.
Scott $2,000.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Current Bid$200
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Lot 2751
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1893, Columbian, $4 crimson lake (Scott 244), neatly struck "New York" registry cancellation, completely sound and attractive example in the intense crimson lake shade; as pretty as they come, Fine to Very Fine, with 2016 P.F. certificate.
Scott $1,050.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Current Bid$375
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Lot 2752
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1893, Columbian, $4 crimson lake (Scott 244), absolutely gorgeous "Boston, Mass., Nov. 14, 1896" circular datestamp and fancy 13 star flag cancellation, lovely example with warm rich color; small thin spot, otherwise Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $950.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Current Bid$300
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Lot 2753
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1893, Columbian, $4 crimson lake (Scott 244), canceled neat New York "REG" oval, choice color; couple small, shallow thins, Fine to Very Fine appearance, with 2015 Weiss certificate.
Scott $950.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid$150
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Lot 2754

1893, Columbian, $5 black (Scott 245), left margin imprint single, o.g., stamp never hinged, lightly hinged in selvage only, sharp jet-black color upon contrasting white paper, nice margins; gum has been ever-so-slightly glossed from a mount, otherwise in Post office fresh condition, tiny inclusion speck, Fine, signed H. Bloch in margin.
Scott $9,500 NH ($2300 for hinged).
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Current Bid$500
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Lot 2755

1893, Columbian, $5 black (Scott 245), disturbed o.g., an attractive example of the high value Columbian with tremendous color; minor staining from gum soak along left and bottom margins, otherwise Fine.
Scott $2,300.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Current Bid$300
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Lot 2757
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1893, Columbian, $5 black (Scott 245), neatly struck duplex cancellation, extremely fresh example with dynamite color; strengthened bottom right corner perforation has been expertly repaired, otherwise Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $1,150.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid$250
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Lot 2758
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1893, Columbian, $5 black (Scott 245), light black cancellation, brilliant color and crystal clear impression; slight crease along top right corner, otherwise Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $1,150.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Current Bid$200
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