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U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1869 Pictorial Issue
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
United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1869 Pictorial Issue
2019-05-01
Gem-Quality United States Stamps
1177
PSE 95J
 
Sale Number 1199, Lot Number 1177, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-122)1c Buff (112), 1c Buff (112)1c Buff (112). Unusually choice centering with Jumbo margins, radiant color, neat strike of grid cancel struck so Franklin's eye is clearly visible between bars of the grid, Extremely Fine Gem, ex "Natalee Grace", with 1994 P.F. and 2009 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $2.250.00), only one used example grades higher (at 98) and only four other used stamps share this grade.

130
4,750
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U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1869 Pictorial Issue
2019-05-01
Gem-Quality United States Stamps
 
Sale Number 1199, Lot Number 1178, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-122)1c Buff (112), 1c Buff (112)1c Buff (112). Attractive centering and margins, rich color, bold green quartered cork cancel, Extremely Fine, rare example of the 1c 1869 Pictorial with a green cancel, with 2002 P.F. certificate

830
1,100
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U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1869 Pictorial Issue
2019-05-01
Gem-Quality United States Stamps
 
Sale Number 1199, Lot Number 1179, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-122)1c Buff (112), 1c Buff (112)1c Buff (112). Choice centering, bright color, light strike of green quartered cork cancel, fresh and Extremely Fine, with 2002 P.F. certificate

830
1,300
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U.S. Stamps
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1869 Pictorial Issue
2019-03-14
United States Stamps
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Sale Number 1197, Lot Number 1714, 1c-10c 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-116)1c Buff (112), 1c Buff (112)1c Buff (112). Block of six, original gum, lightly hinged, intense shade and sharp grill impression, center stamp at top has small natural inclusion, few expertly reinforced perf separations

EXTREMELY FINE ORIGINAL-GUM BLOCK OF SIX OF THE ONE-CENT 1869 PICTORIAL ISSUE. THIS BLOCK HAS FAR BETTER CENTERING THAN MOST.

The 1c 1869 was printed in sheets of 300 consisting of two panes of 150. The largest recorded multiple is a left sheet-margin block of 48, and other large multiples also exist. However, most are off-center. The block offered here is a true condition rarity.

With 1996 P.F. certificate. Scott Retail as block of four and pair

6,700
7,500
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U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1869 Pictorial Issue
2019-03-11
United States Postal History including The Angel Collection
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Sale Number 1196, Lot Number 868, 1869 Pictorial Issue1c Buff (112), 1c Buff (112)1c Buff (112). Bright shade, cancelled by deep green cork cancel, matching "Murfreesborough Tenn. Jan. 29" circular datestamp on square cover to local addressee, some minor soiling, Very Fine, the Murfreesborough green is one of the richest of green inks used to cancel stamps, it is rare on the 1869 Issue, ex Coulter

E. 500-750
500
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1869 Pictorial Issue
2019-03-11
United States Postal History including The Angel Collection
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Sale Number 1196, Lot Number 869, 1869 Pictorial Issue1c Buff (112), 1c Buff (112)1c Buff (112). Tied by negative Cross in Heart fancy cancel, "Guilford Ct. Feb. 14" circular datestamp on locally addressed cover, with multicolored lace enclosure (may not originate), Very Fine and desirable Valentine's Day use with a fancy cancel inspired by the day, ex Grunin and Forster

E. 300-400
350
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U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1869 Pictorial Issue
2019-03-11
United States Postal History including The Angel Collection
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Sale Number 1196, Lot Number 1139, Mexico and Central America1c Buff (112), 1c Buff (112)1c Buff (112). Used with pair and single 3c Ultramarine (114), left stamp in pair with separation fault at top, tied by "Binghamton N.Y. Sep. 23" (1869) circular datestamp on cover to the U.S.S. Seminole at Aspinwall, New Granada (Panama), "New York Oct. 1" transit datestamp, Very Fine appearance, an attractive and scarce franking for the 10c rate, the Seminole was a noted Union blockader during the Civil War, after decommissioning she was sold at Boston on July 20, 1870, ex Foote

E. 500-750
550
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1869 Pictorial Issue
2018-10-25
United States and CSA Postal History
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Sale Number 1191, Lot Number 2221, 5c 1861-68 Issues Specialized Collection: Brown Shades (Scott 76, 95)1c Buff (112), 1c Buff (112)1c Buff (112). Used with 5c Brown (76), tied by square grid cancels, "Hoosick N-Y Apr. 24" (1871) circular datestamp on small cover to Cambridge, England, 5c also tied by red New York transit, part of receiving backstamp visible, backflap partly removed, sealed tear at top, still Very Fine, extremely unusual combination for 6c rate, ex Mack

E. 750-1,000
400
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1869 Pictorial Issue
2018-10-03
United States Stamp Treasures: The William H. Gross Collection
 
Sale Number 1188, Lot Number 78, Fancy Cancellations, Mostly from Waterbury, Connecticut, Old Woman in Bonnet of Waterbury, Connecticut

DESCRIPTION

Old Woman in Bonnet, bold full strike showing every detail of the bonnet and the lady’s frowning face, rim of datestamp at left, tying 1¢ Buff (112) on piece, stamp has interpane margin at right

PROVENANCE

* Mattatuck Historical Society, according to a note on back, but not in auction held by The Collectors Shop (Keffer), 11/12/1959

CENSUS, LITERATURE AND EXHIBITION REFERENCES

* Paul C. Rohloff, The Waterbury Cancellations, 1865-1890, no. E-10

CONDITION NOTES

* Extremely Fine strike; small piece of stamp torn off at upper left when separated by original user

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