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Sale 938 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday, 19 June, 2007

Category — 1869 Pictorial Issue

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1178
P
Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1178, 1869 Pictorial Issue1c-90c 1869 Pictorial, Plate Proofs on India (112P3-122P3), 1c-90c 1869 Pictorial, Plate Proofs on India (112P3-122P3)1c-90c 1869 Pictorial, Plate Proofs on India (112P3-122P3). Large margins, 15c Ty. III mounted on card, bright colors, few imperfections incl. 3c thin spot, appear Very Fine

995
400
1179
P
Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1179, 1869 Pictorial Issue1c-90c 1869 Pictorial, Plate Proofs on Card (112P4-117P4, 120P4-122P4, 129P4), 1c-90c 1869 Pictorial, Plate Proofs on Card (112P4-117P4, 120P4-122P4, 129P4)1c-90c 1869 Pictorial, Plate Proofs on Card (112P4-117P4, 120P4-122P4, 129P4). Complete set as issued (15c Ty. I not known on card and 15c Ty. II not printed), h.r., 10c cut in at bottom, 12c small faint stain at top, otherwise Fine-Very Fine

1,015
400
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1180
E
1869 Pictorial Plate Essays. Twelve singles and three blocks of four, singles original gum, blocks no gum, incl. 1c-12c, different colors, mixed condition

E. 500-750
550
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1181
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Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1181, 1869 Pictorial Issue1c Buff (112), 1c Buff (112)1c Buff (112). Original gum, incredibly well-centered, fresh color, Extremely Fine, with 2002 P.S.E. certificate

850
750
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1182
og
Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1182, 1869 Pictorial Issue1c Buff (112), 1c Buff (112)1c Buff (112). Original gum, fresh and attractively centered, Very Fine, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate

850
500
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1183
og
Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1183, 1869 Pictorial Issue1c Buff (112), 1c Buff (112)1c Buff (112). Original gum, fresh color, Fine, with 2007 P.F. certificate

850
300
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1184
og
Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1184, 1869 Pictorial Issue1c Buff (112), 1c Buff (112)1c Buff (112). Original gum, h.r., bright color, short perf top right, otherwise Very Fine

850
190
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1185
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Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1185, 1869 Pictorial Issue1c Buff (112), 1c Buff (112)1c Buff (112). Vertical strip of three, original gum, h.r., few perf separations sensibly reinforced, otherwise Very Good, Scott Retail as pair and single

2,600
250
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1185A
 
Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1185A, 1869 Pictorial Issue1c Buff, 2c Brown, 10c Yellow (112, 113, 116), 1c Buff, 2c Brown, 10c Yellow (112, 113, 116)1c Buff, 2c Brown, 10c Yellow (112, 113, 116). Each with neat strike of "Hiogo, Japan" cancel, 1c s.e. at right, each stamp has faults, appear Fine

1,425
700
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1186
og
Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1186, 1869 Pictorial Issue2c Brown (113), 2c Brown (113)2c Brown (113). Original gum, rich color on bright crisp paper, Very Fine, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (VF 80; SMQ $830.00)

800
650
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1187
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Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1187, 1869 Pictorial Issue2c Brown (113), 2c Brown (113)2c Brown (113). Original gum, h.r., bright color, Very Fine, with 2006 P.F. certificate

800
650
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1188
og
Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1188, 1869 Pictorial Issue2c Brown (113), 2c Brown (113)2c Brown (113). Large part original gum, marvelous deep rich color and exceptionally well-centered, couple light diagonal bends, otherwise Extremely Fine

800
275
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1189
 
Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1189, 1869 Pictorial Issue2c Brown (113), 2c Brown (113)2c Brown (113). Exceptionally wide margins and nearly perfectly centered, cork cancel, Extremely Fine, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $250.00)

100
275
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1190
 
Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1190, 1869 Pictorial Issue2c Brown (113), 2c Brown (113)2c Brown (113). Exceptionally well-centered, rich color, small blue cork cancel, Very Fine and choice, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (VF-XF 85; SMQ $160.00)

115
160
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1191
ogbl
Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1191, 1869 Pictorial Issue2c Brown (113), 2c Brown (113)2c Brown (113). Vertical block of six with bottom left sheet corner selvage, "tropicalized" original gum, Fine, attractive position piece

5,450
900
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1192
nh
Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1192, 1869 Pictorial Issue3c Ultramarine (114). Mint N.H, 3c Ultramarine (114). Mint N.H3c Ultramarine (114). Mint N.H., attractive margins and very close to perfect centering, wonderfully fresh with deep rich color, Very Fine and choice, Scott Retail as hinged, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (VF-XF 85; SMQ $1,200.00 as Mint N.H.)

350
900
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1193
nh
Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1193, 1869 Pictorial Issue3c Ultramarine (114). Mint N.H, 3c Ultramarine (114). Mint N.H3c Ultramarine (114). Mint N.H., wonderfully bright color and well-centered, Very Fine and choice, with 2004 P.F. certificate, Scott Retail as hinged

350
400
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1194
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Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1194, 1869 Pictorial Issue3c Ultramarine (114). Mint N.H, 3c Ultramarine (114). Mint N.H3c Ultramarine (114). Mint N.H., rich color, Very Fine, with photocopy of 2004 P.F. certificate for block of four (bottom left), Scott Retail as hinged

350
350
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1195
nh
Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1195, 1869 Pictorial Issue3c Ultramarine (114). Mint N.H, 3c Ultramarine (114). Mint N.H3c Ultramarine (114). Mint N.H., attractive margins and rich color, Very Fine, with photocopy of 2004 P.F. certificate for block of four (top left), Scott Retail as hinged

350
250
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1196
og
Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1196, 1869 Pictorial Issue3c Ultramarine (114), 3c Ultramarine (114)3c Ultramarine (114). Small part original gum, incredibly intense deep color, Very Fine, this is one of the darkest shades we have ever seen on the 3c Pictorial

350
100
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1197
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Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1197, 1869 Pictorial Issue3c Ultramarine (114), 3c Ultramarine (114)3c Ultramarine (114). Unused (regummed), rich color, Very Fine, with 2004 P.F. certificate

140
80
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1198
 
Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1198, 1869 Pictorial Issue3c Ultramarine (114), 3c Ultramarine (114)3c Ultramarine (114). Jumbo margins and incredibly well-centered, attractive color and strong impression, target cancel, Extremely Fine Gem

20
325
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1199
P
6c Ultramarine, Plate Proof on India (115P3). Six blocks of four (two arrows, one part imprint), two singles and two imprint and plate no. strips of seven, all arranged on exhibition pages, range of shades, few small faults, all appear Fine-Very Fine, interesting group, ex Finkelburg

1,860
1,100
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1200
og
Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1200, 1869 Pictorial Issue6c Ultramarine (115), 6c Ultramarine (115)6c Ultramarine (115). Disturbed original gum, nicely centered, minor corner perf crease top right, otherwise Very Fine

3,250
550
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1201
 
Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1201, 1869 Pictorial Issue6c Ultramarine, 10c Yellow (115-116), 6c Ultramarine, 10c Yellow (115-116)6c Ultramarine, 10c Yellow (115-116). 6c huge margins, 10c attractive margins, both with cork cancels, 10c additional red boxed German transit, Very Fine, 6c great eye-appeal

440
180
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1202
og
Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1202, 1869 Pictorial Issue10c Yellow (116), 10c Yellow (116)10c Yellow (116). Slightly disturbed original gum, bright color, reperfed at left, Very Fine appearance, with 2004 P.S.E. certificate

2,500
450
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1203
og
Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1203, 1869 Pictorial Issue10c Yellow (116), 10c Yellow (116)10c Yellow (116). Part original gum, h.r., strong color, attractive margins and Very Fine

2,500
500
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1204
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Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1204, 1869 Pictorial Issue10c Yellow (116), 10c Yellow (116)10c Yellow (116). Traces of original gum, rich color, minor perf toning, otherwise Fine, Scott Retail as unused no gum

1,000
250
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1205
 
Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1205, 1869 Pictorial Issue10c Yellow (116), 10c Yellow (116)10c Yellow (116). Bold magenta "2" numeral handstamp and part of "Hiogo, Japan" double-circle handstamp, reperfed at left, Very Fine appearance, the San Francisco "2" marking is found on transpacific mail of the period but rarely on stamps

E. 500-750
1,300
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1206
 
Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1206, 1869 Pictorial Issue10c Yellow (116), 10c Yellow (116)10c Yellow (116). Wide and balanced margins, radiant color, neat strike of "Hiogo, Japan" double-circle handstamp, small thin spot at top left, appears Extremely Fine, the Hiogo marking is rarely seen this clear and complete

300
425
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1207
 
Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1207, 1869 Pictorial Issue10c Yellow (116), 10c Yellow (116)10c Yellow (116). Partly clear "Yokohama, Japan" circular datestamp, Fine, scarce cancel

300
425
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1208
 
Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1208, 1869 Pictorial Issue10c Yellow (116), 10c Yellow (116)10c Yellow (116). Well-centered, bold circle of wedges cancel of U.S.P.O. in Shanghai, China, Very Fine, scarce and attractive

E. 400-500
425
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1209
Pbl
Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1209, 1869 Pictorial Issue12c Green, 15c Brown & Blue, Ty. II, Plate Proofs on India (117P3, 119P3), 12c Green, 15c Brown & Blue, Ty. II, Plate Proofs on India (117P3, 119P3)12c Green, 15c Brown & Blue, Ty. II, Plate Proofs on India (117P3, 119P3). Blocks of four, 12c with arrow at right, large to huge margins, Extremely Fine, each with 2002 P.S.E. certificate

790
550
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1210
 
Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1210, 1869 Pictorial Issue12c Green (117), 12c Green (117)12c Green (117). Choice centering with well-balanced margins, deep rich color, neat strike of cork cancel, fresh and Extremely Fine, with 2006 P.F. certificate

160
300
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1211
og
Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1211, 1869 Pictorial Issue15c Brown & Blue, Ty. I (118), 15c Brown & Blue, Ty. I (118)15c Brown & Blue, Ty. I (118). Disturbed (sweated) original gum, rich colors, small toned spot bottom right corner, otherwise Fine

9,500
950
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1212
 
Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1212, 1869 Pictorial Issue15c Brown & Blue, Ty. I (118), 15c Brown & Blue, Ty. I (118)15c Brown & Blue, Ty. I (118). Light cork cancel clear of vignette, fresh paper, Very Fine and choice, with 2001 P.S.E. certificate

750
525
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1213
 
Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1213, 1869 Pictorial Issue15c Brown & Blue, Ty. I (118), 15c Brown & Blue, Ty. I (118)15c Brown & Blue, Ty. I (118). Attractively centered, small cork cancel and bit of red circular datestamp in bottom left corner, rich colors, Very Fine

750
275
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1214
 
Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1214, 1869 Pictorial Issue15c Brown & Blue, Ty. I (118), 15c Brown & Blue, Ty. I (118)15c Brown & Blue, Ty. I (118). Exceptionally wide margins and well-centered, light grid cancel, small corner crease at bottom left, appears Very Fine, with 2007 P.F. certificate

750
225
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1215
 
Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1215, 1869 Pictorial Issue15c Brown & Blue, Ty. I, Double Grill (118 var.), 15c Brown & Blue, Ty. I, Double Grill (118 var.)15c Brown & Blue, Ty. I, Double Grill (118 var.). Circle of wedges cancel, choice margins and centering, Very Fine and choice, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (VF-XF 85; SMQ $1,100.00 as normal singly grilled stamp)

950
650
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1216
 
Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1216, 1869 Pictorial Issue15c Brown & Blue, Ty. II (119), 15c Brown & Blue, Ty. II (119)15c Brown & Blue, Ty. II (119). Deep rich colors, light cork cancel, choice margins, Very Fine

275
140
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1217
 
Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1217, 1869 Pictorial Issue15c Brown & Blue, Ty. II (119), 15c Brown & Blue, Ty. II (119)15c Brown & Blue, Ty. II (119). Crisp impressions nicely contrasted by red cancel, choice centering, faint corner crease at top left, otherwise Extremely Fine, with 2002 P.F. certificate

840
800
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1218
Pbl
Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1218, 1869 Pictorial Issue24c Green & Violet, Plate Proof on India (120P3), 24c Green & Violet, Plate Proof on India (120P3)24c Green & Violet, Plate Proof on India (120P3). Bottom left imprint and plate no. 24 block of ten, huge margins other sides, fresh colors, imprint lightly printed, closed tear and wrinkles, otherwise Extremely Fine

1,700
600
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Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1219, 1869 Pictorial Issue24c Green & Violet (120), 24c Green & Violet (120)24c Green & Violet (120). Unused (no gum), rich colors, Fine

4,250
750
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1220
 
Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1220, 1869 Pictorial Issue24c Green & Violet (120), 24c Green & Violet (120)24c Green & Violet (120). Used, Fine, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate

775
300
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1221
og
Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1221, 1869 Pictorial Issue30c Ultramarine & Carmine (121), 30c Ultramarine & Carmine (121)30c Ultramarine & Carmine (121). Somewhat disturbed original gum, bright colors, tiny thin speck and reperfed at right, Very Fine appearance

8,000
1,400
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1222
og
Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1222, 1869 Pictorial Issue30c Ultramarine & Carmine (121), 30c Ultramarine & Carmine (121)30c Ultramarine & Carmine (121). Original gum, remarkably fresh and bright, small natural gum skip, Fine

8,000
2,000
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Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1223, 1869 Pictorial Issue30c Ultramarine & Carmine (121), 30c Ultramarine & Carmine (121)30c Ultramarine & Carmine (121). Unused (no gum), bright colors and exceptionally well-centered, tiny tear at top right, otherwise Extremely Fine, with 2005 P.F. certificate

3,750
1,100
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1224
 
Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1224, 1869 Pictorial Issue30c Blue & Carmine (121), 30c Blue & Carmine (121)30c Blue & Carmine (121). Rich colors, well-centered, bold strike of Japanese "X" cancel, Very Fine and scarce

1,150
700
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Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1225, 1869 Pictorial Issue90c Carmine & Black (122), 90c Carmine & Black (122)90c Carmine & Black (122). Unused (regummed), strong colors, Fine, attractive example of the 1869 Pictorial Issue top value

5,250
1,100
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1226
 
Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1226, 1869 Pictorial Issue90c Carmine & Black (122), 90c Carmine & Black (122)90c Carmine & Black (122). Wide margins, strong colors, lightly struck Star cancel, trivial thin speck in grill, Very Fine appearance, fancy cancels of any type are rarely seen on the 90c 1869 Pictorial

2,250
0
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1227
 
Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1227, 1869 Pictorial Issue90c Carmine & Black (122), 90c Carmine & Black (122)90c Carmine & Black (122). Cork cancel, small filled-in thin spot, light creases, appears Fine

2,250
375
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1228
 
Sale Number 938, Lot Number 1228, 1869 Pictorial Issue90c Carmine & Black (122), 90c Carmine & Black (122)90c Carmine & Black (122). Three used singles, faults and/or reperfed, Very Good-Fine appearance

6,750
900
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