Sale 777 — 1996 Rarities of the World

Sale Date — Tuesday, 21 May, 1996

Category — 1875 Re-Issue of 1869 Pictorial Issue

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
131
c
Sale 777, Lot 131, 1875 Re-Issue of 1869 Pictorial Issue2c Brown, Re-Issue (124). Beautifully centered, tied by "Baltimore Md. Jun. 7" duplex on cover to Halifax, Nova Scotia, corner card of stamp dealer Frank Y. Jones, Extremely Fine, one of three 2c Re-Issue covers, and the only single usage extant, ex Juhring, with 1978 P.F. certificate

E. 5,000-7,500
9,000
132
S
Sale 777, Lot 132, 1875 Re-Issue of 1869 Pictorial Issue3c Blue, Re-Issue, Blue "Specimen" Overprint (125SB). O.g., small h.r., Very Fine, unique, with 1987 P.F. certificate

3,500
0
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133
og
Sale 777, Lot 133, 1875 Re-Issue of 1869 Pictorial Issue3c Blue, Re-Issue (125). Unused (no gum), Very Fine, rare, with 1996 P.F. certificate

3,750
0
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134
og
Sale 777, Lot 134, 1875 Re-Issue of 1869 Pictorial Issue30c Blue & Carmine, Re-Issue (131). Well-centered, very lightly cancelled with registry oval, Extremely Fine, with 1973 P.F. certificate

1,750
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135
og
Sale 777, Lot 135, 1875 Re-Issue of 1869 Pictorial Issue90c Carmine & Black, Re-Issue (132). Part o.g., bright rich colors, Extremely Fine and choice, with 1983 and 1992 P.F. certificates

4,750
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136
og
90c Carmine & Black, Re-Issue (132). Unused (no gum), well-centered, bright and fresh, Extremely Fine, with 1995 P.F. certificate

4,750
2,500
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137
c
Sale 777, Lot 137, 1875 Re-Issue of 1869 Pictorial IssueOutstanding United States Fancy Cancellation Collection. Two-volume collection of stamps and covers, approximately 220 items, the majority being covers, 1851 Issue through the Bank Notes, highlights including corner margin No. 11 with 3-Cent Coin from Green Island, N.Y., No. 26 strip of four, each with bold Canton Lyre, No. 35 cover with Yreka Cal. Bison, group of No. 65s with various patriotic shields and "U.S.", Waterbury barrel on No. 65 cover, off-cover No. 71 with Athens Ga. Flower cancel, Waterbury Pumpkin on choice No. 114 cover, 3c Bank Note covers including Corry Eagle and Harrisburg Man in Coffin, Enfield Conn. Flag on No. 210, etc., all strikes Fine or better, a number are Superb, attractively mounted with write-ups, the nucleus for a large and serious study or a significant addition to an existing collection

E. 25,000-30,000
19,500
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