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Sale 921 — Superb Graded United States Stamps

Sale Date — Wednesday, 18 October, 2006

Category — 1869 Pictorial Issue

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
520
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Sale Number 921, Lot Number 520, 1869 Pictorial Issue2c Brown (113), 2c Brown (113)2c Brown (113). Original gum, lightly hinged, choice centering with wide margins, rich color, fresh and Extremely Fine, P.S.E. encapsulated (XF 90; SMQ $1,600.00)

775
1,200
521
nh
Sale Number 921, Lot Number 521, 1869 Pictorial Issue3c Ultramarine (114). Mint N.H, 3c Ultramarine (114). Mint N.H3c Ultramarine (114). Mint N.H., brilliant color, clearly-defined grill, choice centering with wide margins

EXTREMELY FINE MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 3-CENT 1869 PICTORIAL ISSUE.

With 2004 P.F. and 2005 P.S.E. certificates (XF 90; SMQ $1,650.00). Scott Retail as hinged

350
1,400
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522
 
Sale Number 921, Lot Number 522, 1869 Pictorial Issue15c Brown & Blue, Ty. I (118), 15c Brown & Blue, Ty. I (118)15c Brown & Blue, Ty. I (118). Bright colors, clear strike of circle of V's cancel, choice centering, Extremely Fine, with 2001 P.F. and 2005 P.S.E. certificates (XF 90; SMQ $1,550.00)

750
1,600
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523
 
Sale Number 921, Lot Number 523, 1869 Pictorial Issue15c Brown & Blue, Ty. II (119), 15c Brown & Blue, Ty. II (119)15c Brown & Blue, Ty. II (119). Choice margins and attractively centered, light crossroads cancellation, Extremely Fine, with 1990 P.F. and 2006 P.S.E. certificates (XF 90; SMQ $570.00)

275
600
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524
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Sale Number 921, Lot Number 524, 1869 Pictorial Issue24c Green & Violet (120), 24c Green & Violet (120)24c Green & Violet (120). Original gum, deep rich colors and proof-like impressions on bright and crisp paper, choice centering with well-balanced margins

EXTREMELY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 24-CENT 1869 PICTORIAL ISSUE. THIS IS THE ONLY ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE TO RECEIVE THE GRADE OF XF 90 -- THE HIGHEST GRADE AWARDED TO DATE. A GREAT CONDITION RARITY.

With 2005 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $18,700.00)

9,000
13,500
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525
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Sale Number 921, Lot Number 525, 1869 Pictorial Issue30c Ultramarine & Carmine (121), 30c Ultramarine & Carmine (121)30c Ultramarine & Carmine (121). Original gum, single hinge mark, deep rich colors and proof-like impressions showing every nuance of the design, wide margins

EXTREMELY FINE. A PRISTINE ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 30-CENT 1869 PICTORIAL ISSUE.

With 2005 P.S.E. certificate (VF-XF 85; SMQ $11,400.00)

8,000
9,500
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526
 
Sale Number 921, Lot Number 526, 1869 Pictorial Issue30c Ultramarine & Carmine (121), 30c Ultramarine & Carmine (121)30c Ultramarine & Carmine (121). Jumbo margins, cork cancel, Extremely Fine, a stamp of massive proportions, P.S.E. encapsulated (XF 90 Jumbo; SMQ $1,150.00 as 90, $2,200.00 as 95)

550
800
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527
 
Sale Number 921, Lot Number 527, 1869 Pictorial Issue90c Carmine & Black (122), 90c Carmine & Black (122)90c Carmine & Black (122). Rich color and deep shade, unusually wide margins all around, cancel leaves design clearly visible

EXTREMELY FINE USED EXAMPLE OF THE 90-CENT 1869 PICTORIAL ISSUE.

With 2003 P.F. and 2005 P.S.E. certificates (XF 90; SMQ $4,400.00)

2,250
3,750
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528
 
Sale Number 921, Lot Number 528, 1869 Pictorial Issue90c Carmine & Black (122), 90c Carmine & Black (122)90c Carmine & Black (122). Almost perfectly centered with wide and balanced margins, bright colors, unobtrusive cork cancel

EXTREMELY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL USED EXAMPLE OF THE 90-CENT 1869 PICTORIAL ISSUE.

P.S.E. encapsulated (XF 90; SMQ $4,400.00)

2,250
3,250
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529
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Sale Number 921, Lot Number 529, 1869 Pictorial Issue2c Red Brown, Grill (135), 2c Red Brown, Grill (135)2c Red Brown, Grill (135). H. Grill, original gum, lightly hinged, unusually clearly-impressed grill, bright color, perfectly centered with wide margins

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 1870 2-CENT NATIONAL BANK NOTE GRILLED ISSUE IN EVERY RESPECT -- GRILL IMPRESSION, GUM, COLOR, CENTERING AND SIZE OF MARGINS. A FABULOUS STAMP.

With 1988 P.F. and 2005 P.F. certificates (XF 90; SMQ $2,900.00)

1,200
2,800
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530
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Sale Number 921, Lot Number 530, 1869 Pictorial Issue2c Red Brown (146), 2c Red Brown (146)2c Red Brown (146). Original gum, lightly hinged, bright color and crisp impression, choice centering with wide and balanced margins, fresh and Extremely Fine, P.S.E. encapsulated (XF 90; SMQ $940.00)

350
900
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531
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Sale Number 921, Lot Number 531, 1869 Pictorial Issue2c Red Brown (146), 2c Red Brown (146)2c Red Brown (146). Original gum, lightly hinged, remarkably well-centered, fresh color, Extremely Fine, with 2006 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $940.00)

350
800
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