Lot 466 United States #240 1893 50c Slate Blue Columbian Exposition, mint never hinged, with fresh colour and well centered, very fine. Accompanied by a 2010 Philatelic Foundation certificate. Scott CV U$1,300, sold for C$2,100.00 plus 17% buyer’s premium.
Lot 472 United States #243 1893 $3 Yellow Green Columbian Exposition, used with light cancel and bright colour, very fine. Accompanied by 1983 and 2002 Philatelic Foundation certificates. Scott CV$775, sold for C$1,200.00 plus 17% buyer’s premium.
Lot 476 United States #245 1893 $5 Black Columbian Exposition, mint lightly hinged, fresh and very fine. Accompanied by a 2005 PSE certificate grading it as “VF-XF 85”, with an SMQ value of $3,250. Scott CV U$2,300.
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Lot 695 U.S.A. #230-245 1893 1c to $5 Columbian Exposition Set, 1c (NH), 2c (H), 3c (LH, pulled perf), 4c (H), 5c (H), 6c (H, pulled perf)), 8c (LH), 10c (HR), 15c (NG), 30c (NG, tiny thin), 50c (NG), $1 (NH but gum disturbed), $2 (H), $3 (NH), $4 (H, cpl tiny creases), $5 (H, horizontal crease). Those with no gum were counted as such, where priced, overall fine centered, with a few better. Scott CV U$11,582.