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FILTER: Area=United States, Sub Area=U.S. Stamps, General=19th Century Issues, Issue/Country=1875 Re-Issue of 1869 Pictorial Issue, All Sale Dates thru 2023/01/01, Catalogue = 127, Symbol IN ("H, BL")
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Lot#/
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Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1875 Re-Issue of 1869 Pictorial Issue
2019-05-08
The William H. Gross Collection: Outstanding U.S. Stamp Multiples
ogbl
Sale Number 1200, Lot Number 107, 1875 Re-Issue of 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 124-133a), One of four recorded blocks of the 10¢ 1869 Pictorial Re-Issue--a beautifully centered and rare block

DESCRIPTION

10¢ Yellow, Re-Issue (127), block of four, original gum, lightly hinged, superb centering, brilliant color on fresh paper

PROVENANCE

Alfred H. Caspary, H. R. Harmer sale, 11/19-21/1956, lot 438, to Cole (for Lilly)

Josiah K. Lilly, Jr., Siegel Auction Galleries, 2/7-8/1968, Sale 327, lot 123, to Cole

Siegel Auction Galleries, 1969 Rarities of the World, 3/25/1969, Sale 350, lot 98

Stephen D. Bechtel, Sr. (collection sold privately in 1993; block sold privately to Zoellner)

Robert Zoellner, Siegel Auction Galleries, 10/8-10/1998, Sale 804, lot 304, to William H. Gross

CERTIFICATION

The Philatelic Foundation (1968)

CONDITION NOTES

Extremely Fine; couple nibbed perfs and tiny tear in bottom margin of bottom left stamp

SCOTT CATALOGUE VALUE (2019)

$25,000.00

E. 15,000-20,000
10,500
United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1875 Re-Issue of 1869 Pictorial Issue
2015-04-28
The Robert R. Hall Collection of Outstanding United States Stamps
ogbl
Sale Number 1096, Lot Number 255, 1875 Re-Issue of 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 123-133)10c Yellow, Re-Issue (127), 10c Yellow, Re-Issue (127)10c Yellow, Re-Issue (127). Block of four, original gum, narrow strips of hinge used to reinforce some minor perf separations, intense color, bright and fresh

EXTREMELY FINE. ONE OF ONLY FOUR RECORDED BLOCKS OF THE 10-CENT 1869 PICTORIAL RE-ISSUE. A REMARKABLE RARITY.

Our records (confirmed with Michael Laurence) contain four 10c Re-Issue blocks, as follows: 1) Extremely Fine centering, small margin tear, ex Worthington, Caspary, Lilly, 1969 Rarities sale (Sale 350, lot 98), Bechtel, Zoellner, currently in Gross collection; 2) Fine centering, 1972 Rarities sale (Sale 409, lot 84); 3) Extremely Fine centering, ex Lozier, Sinkler, 1974 Rarities sale (Sale 448, lot 84), 1981 Rarities sale (Sale 579, lot 184), ex Whitman (Sale 968, lot 165); and 4) Extremely Fine centering, the block offered here, 1980 Rarities sale (Sale 560, lot 150) and 1981 Rarities sale (Sale 579, lot 185), ex "Lafayette".

Ex "Lafayette". With 1974 and 2003 P.F. certificates.

25,000
26,000
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1875 Re-Issue of 1869 Pictorial Issue
2009-01-27
The Alan B. Whitman Collection of Outstanding U.S. Stamps
ogbl
Sale Number 968, Lot Number 165, 1875 Re-Issue of 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 123-133a)10c Yellow, Re-Issue (127), 10c Yellow, Re-Issue (127)10c Yellow, Re-Issue (127). Block of four, original gum, radiant color as fresh as the day it was printed, choice centering throughout, two or three trivial perf separations at bottom expertly reinforced (not mentioned on accompanying certificate)

EXTREMELY FINE. ONLY FOUR BLOCKS OF THE 10-CENT 1869 PICTORIAL RE-ISSUE ARE RECORDED. THIS IS ONE OF THE TWO FINEST, AND IT IS THE FIRST WE HAVE OFFERED IN MORE THAN A DECADE.

Our records (confirmed with Michael Laurence) contain four 10c Re-Issue blocks, including one other with Extremely Fine centering (ex Zoellner), one with nice centering but with a small repair, and one centered to upper left.

With 1981 and 2000 P.F. certificates

19,000
35,000
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1875 Re-Issue of 1869 Pictorial Issue
1998-10-08
The Robert Zoellner Collection of United States
ogbl
Sale Number 804, Lot Number 304, 1875 Re-Issue of 1869 Pictorial Issue10c Yellow, Re-Issue (127), 10c Yellow, Re-Issue (127)10c Yellow, Re-Issue (127). Block of four, full original gum, lightly hinged, brilliant color on bright fresh paper, couple nibbed perfs and tiny tear in bottom margin of bottom left stamp

EXTREMELY FINE. THE BEST-CENTERED OF THE FOUR EXTANT BLOCKS OF THE 10-CENT 1869 RE-ISSUE.

Our records (confirmed with Michael Laurence) contain four 10c Re-issue blocks, including one Fine centered to upper left (perf separations reinforced), two blocks with Very Fine centering (one has small repair), and this block with Extremely Fine centering. Ex Worthington, Caspary, Lilly and Bechtel. With 1968 P.F. certificate

12,500
14,000
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1875 Re-Issue of 1869 Pictorial Issue
1981-04-29
1981 Rarities of the World
ogbl
10c Yellow, Re-Issue (127). Block, Brilliant Full o.g., Gorgeous Centering, tiny reparation, Extremely Fine, A Lovely Rarity

8,500
12,000
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1875 Re-Issue of 1869 Pictorial Issue
1981-04-29
1981 Rarities of the World
ogbl
Sale Number 579, Lot Number 185, 1875 Re-Issue of 1869 Pictorial Issue10c Yellow, Re-Issue (127), 10c Yellow, Re-Issue (127)10c Yellow, Re-Issue (127). Block, Fresh, o.g., Well-centered, some separations sensibly reinforced with bits of hinge, Very Fine, Extremely Rare Block, with P.F. Certificate

8,500
6,750
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1875 Re-Issue of 1869 Pictorial Issue
1980-04-05
1980 Rarities of the World
ogbl
Sale Number 560, Lot Number 150, 1875 Re-Issue of 1869 Pictorial Issue10c Yellow, Re-Issue (127), 10c Yellow, Re-Issue (127)10c Yellow, Re-Issue (127). Block, o.g. Fresh, tiny hinge reinforcements on few perf. separations, Very Fine, Rare Block, with P.F. Certificate

5,000
12,500
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1875 Re-Issue of 1869 Pictorial Issue
1974-03-27
1974 Rarities of the World
ogbl
Sale Number 448, Lot Number 84, 1875 Re-Issue of 1869 Pictorial Issue10c Yellowish Orange, Re-Issue (127), 10c Yellowish Orange, Re-Issue (127)10c Yellowish Orange, Re-Issue (127). Block, Incredibly Well Centered, Fresh Bright Color, Virtually Full o. g., Extremely Fine, Only Two Blocks Known

4,000
8,000
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1875 Re-Issue of 1869 Pictorial Issue
1972-03-23
1972 Rarities of the World
ogbl
Sale Number 409, Lot Number 84, 1869 Pictorial Issue and Re-Issue10c Yellow, Re-Issue (127), 10c Yellow, Re-Issue (127)10c Yellow, Re-Issue (127). Block, Centered slightly to left, some perfs. reinforced. Fresh and Attractive, Very few blocks are known

4,000
1,200
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