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U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1869 Pictorial Issue
2019-12-17
United States Postal History and Confederate States
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Sale Number 1215, Lot Number 2328, 1869 Pictorial Issue1c Buff (112), 1c Buff (112)1c Buff (112). Horizontal pair, rich color, well-centered, tied by segmented cork cancel and "Boston Mass. Apr. 13" circular datestamp on insurance company corner card cover to Gagetown, New Brunswick, pencil "2", creasing and sealed tears, otherwise Fine, very scarce franking for the printed-matter rate to New Brunswick, ex Coulter

E. 300-400
300
United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1869 Pictorial Issue
2019-10-29
The William H. Gross Collection: United States Postal History
 
Sale Number 1211, Lot Number 420, Fancy Cancellations—Waterbury, Connecticut, The rare Large Bee of Waterbury on a 1¢ 1869 Pictorial

Large Bee, Waterbury, Connecticut (Rohloff A-13), fantastic strike with part of second strike cancels 1¢ Buff (112), straddle-pane margin at left, tiny thin speck at center not noted on certificate, still Extremely Fine strikes, the Large Bee design is too tall to fit on a stamp, the presence of the second strike is the only way to show the entire design off cover, with 1999 P.F. certificate

E. 1,000-1,500
1,700
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2019-10-29
The William H. Gross Collection: United States Postal History
 
Sale Number 1211, Lot Number 427, Fancy Cancellations—Waterbury, Connecticut, Nearly complete Buttonless shoe of Waterbury on 1¢ 1869 Pictorial

Buttonless Shoe (Congress Gaiter), Waterbury, Connecticut (Rohloff O-12), bold strike cancels 1¢ Buff (112), faint diagonal crease at bottom left, Very Fine strike of this scarce fancy cancel, according to Wikipedia, this style of buttonless shoe was invented for Queen Victoria in 1836, utilizing stretchable rubber (a new invention) at the sides in place of laces but still keeping the profile of lace-ups, its feminine image was soon lost and was adopted by male wearers, at which time it was dubbed the Congress Gaiter or Boston Boot in the United States

E. 1,000-1,500
0
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2019-10-29
The William H. Gross Collection: United States Postal History
 
Sale Number 1211, Lot Number 445, Fancy Cancellations—Waterbury, Connecticut, The rare Waterbury Chrysanthemum on a 1¢ 1869 Pictorial

Chrysanthemum, Waterbury, Connecticut (Rohloff F-3), mostly full and clear strike on 1¢ Buff (112), choice centering, fresh and Very Fine strike of this rare and unusual Waterbury fancy cancel, we estimate there are eight off-cover stamps and four covers with the Waterbury Chrysanthemum cancel, ex Jennings

E. 2,000-3,000
0
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2019-10-29
The William H. Gross Collection: United States Postal History
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Sale Number 1211, Lot Number 520, 1869 Pictorial Issue, 1¢ 1869 Pictorial on a tax notice

1¢ Buff (112), tied by target cancel with "Schenectady N.Y. Feb. 4" (1870) double-circle datestamp on locally addressed printed Internal Revenue tax notice, fresh and Very Fine, an attractive use in beautiful condition

E. 400-500
350
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1869 Pictorial Issue
2019-10-22
United States Stamps
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Sale Number 1209, Lot Number 1130, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-122)1c Buff (112). Mint N.H, 1c Buff (112). Mint N.H1c Buff (112). Mint N.H., radiant color, Very Fine, with 2001 P.F. certificate, Scott Retail as hinged

575
900
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2019-10-22
United States Stamps
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Sale Number 1209, Lot Number 1131, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-122)1c Buff (112). Mint N.H, 1c Buff (112). Mint N.H1c Buff (112). Mint N.H. block of four, radiant color, clear grill points, fresh and Fine, ex Bingham, Scott Retail as hinged

5,500
800
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U.S. Stamps
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1869 Pictorial Issue
2019-07-23
United States Stamps and Confederate States
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Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 141, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-122)1c Buff (112), 1c Buff (112)1c Buff (112). Block of four, original gum, h.r., extraordinarily choice centering, rich color, tiny perf tear at top right and both pairs have faint horizontal creases which do not affect the Extremely Fine appearance of this scarce block, blocks of the 1c 1869 Pictorial Issue are rarely encountered with such precise centering

5,500
0
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U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1869 Pictorial Issue
2019-07-23
United States Stamps and Confederate States
 
Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 142, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-122)1c Buff (112), 1c Buff (112)1c Buff (112). Rich color, clear strike of "C" in 12-Point Star fancy cancel, fresh and Very Fine, unusual cancel, with 1991 P.F. certificate

E. 300-400
450
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2019-05-08
The William H. Gross Collection: Outstanding U.S. Stamp Multiples
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Sale Number 1200, Lot Number 96, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-122)The only recorded "No, The only recorded "NoThe only recorded "No. 1" plate block of the 1¢ 1869 Pictorial Issue--only one other plate block is in private hands

DESCRIPTION

1¢ Buff (112), unused block of four (no gum) with "No. 1" plate number in top selvage, bright shade, centered to left

PROVENANCE

John C. Chapin (collection sold privately to Shreves and then to William H. Gross, 2002)

CENSUS

Not listed in Chapin book or supplements; no. 313 is a plate block of four with "No. 2" (ex Wunderlich), and no. 313A is a block of 25 with "No. 2" in the Hirzel collection, currently in the Swiss Museum of Communications--therefore, this is the only block from Plate 1 and one of two Scott 112 plate blocks in private hands (both blocks of four)

CONDITION NOTES

Fine appearance; thin spot in bottom left stamp and slight crease in selvage

E. 2,000-3,000
2,600
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