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Sale 930 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday, 27 February, 2007

Category — 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-122)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1862
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Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1862, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-122)Buff (112), Buff (112)Buff (112). Original gum, lightly hinged, wonderful rich color, crisp impression, nearly Very Fine, with photocopy of 2006 P.S.E. certificate for horizontal pair (left stamp)

850
325
1863
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Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1863, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-122)1c Buff (112), 1c Buff (112)1c Buff (112). Original gum, h.r., attractive color, Fine

850
250
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1864
 
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1864, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-122)1c Buff (112), 1c Buff (112)1c Buff (112). Jumbo margins, light cork cancel and neat red circular datestamp, Extremely Fine,an outstanding stamp, ex Koppersmith, with 1988 P.F. and 2005 P.S.E. certificates (XF 90 Jumbo; SMQ $430.00 as 90, $1,100.00 as 95)

225
650
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1865
 
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1865, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-122)1c Buff (112), 1c Buff (112)1c Buff (112). Huge margins and nearly perfectly centered, neat circle of "V's" cancel, Extremely Fine with truly Jumbo margins, a remarkable stamp

175
625
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1866
 
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1866, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-122)1c Buff (112), 1c Buff (112)1c Buff (112). Three used singles, various cancels incl. target, magenta ms., most interesting is Star in Circle fancy cancel, few faults, appear Fine-Very Fine

525
150
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1867
 
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1867, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-122)1c Buff (112), 1c Buff (112)1c Buff (112). Horizontal strip of three, choice centering, radiant color, negative Masonic Square and Compass cancels, Very Fine and choice, with 1993 P.F. certificate

525
500
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1868
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Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1868, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-122)2c Brown (113), 2c Brown (113)2c Brown (113). With bottom right corner sheet margin showing end roller grill along edge, stamp Mint N.H., h.r. in selvage only, bright color and detailed impression

VERY FINE AND CHOICE. A STUNNING MINT NEVER-HINGED 2-CENT 1869 PICTORIAL WITH FULL CORNER SHEET-MARGIN SHOWING A BIT OF END-ROLLER GRILL.

With 1990 P.F. certificate. Scott Retail as hinged.

800
2,500
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1869
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Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1869, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-122)2c Brown (113), 2c Brown (113)2c Brown (113). Original gum, wide margins deep rich color, Very Fine, with 2006 P.F. certificate

800
500
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1870
 
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1870, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-122)2c Brown (113), 2c Brown (113)2c Brown (113). Choice centering with wide and balanced margins, radiant color, unobtrusive cork cancel, fresh and Extremely Fine, with 1994 P.S.E. certificate

100
800
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1871
 
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1871, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-122)2c Brown (113), 2c Brown (113)2c Brown (113). Choice centering with wide margins, radiant color, cork cancel, Extremely Fine, with 1991 P.F. certificate

100
350
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1872
 
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1872, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-122)2c Brown (113), 2c Brown (113)2c Brown (113). Choice centering, pretty shade, unusual rosette cancel, Extremely Fine, with 1998 P.F. and 2006 P.S.E. certificates (VF-XF 85; SMQ $160.00)

100
150
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1873
 
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1873, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-122)2c Brown (113), 2c Brown (113)2c Brown (113). Wide margins incl. straddle-pane margin and guide arrow at right, bold strike of cork cancel, Extremely Fine, a huge stamp, with 1995 P.F. certificate

100
225
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1874
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Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1874, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-122)2c Brown (113), 2c Brown (113)2c Brown (113). Choice centering, cancelled by well-struck Bald Mustachioed Man's Head fancy cancel, Extremely Fine strike of this unusual fancy cancel, we have no information on the town origin of this remarkable cancel -- the skillful carving could be the work of Waterbury postmaster John Hill -- but it appears to be genuine and dates back to the Knapp sale where it was acquired by the owner

E. 1,000-1,500
3,500
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1875
 
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1875, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-122)2c Brown (113), 2c Brown (113)2c Brown (113). Bright shade on white paper, crisp impression, well-struck unusual small grid of squares cancel, Very Fine and choice, with 2006 P.F. certificate

100
110
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1876
 
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1876, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-122)2c Brown (113), 2c Brown (113)2c Brown (113). Horizontal pair, rich color on bright paper, unobtrusive cancels, Very Fine-Extremely Fine, ex Koppersmith, with 1986 P.F. certificate

230
475
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1877
 
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1877, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-122)2c Brown (113), 2c Brown (113)2c Brown (113). Two, slightly different shades, one cancelled solely by red French octagonal transit, other with well-struck rosette, Very Fine and choice, former with 1994 P.F. certificate

230
625
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1878
 
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1878, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-122)2c Brown (113), 2c Brown (113)2c Brown (113). Seven used singles, range of cancels incl. three with blue target, one with red cancel, one with blue ms., few faults, overall appear Fine-Very Fine, one with 2006 P.F. certificate

790
325
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1879
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Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1879, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-122)2c Brown (113), 2c Brown (113)2c Brown (113). Block of nine, bright color nicely complemented by several strikes of blue "Eureka Cal. Jul. 24" circular datestamp

FINE=VERY FINE. A REMARKABLE AND UNDOUBTEDLY UNIQUE BLOCK WITH THE EUREKA, CALIFORNIA, DATESTAMP.

With 1983 P.F. certificate

2,045
5,000
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1880
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Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1880, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-122)3c Ultramarine (114), 3c Ultramarine (114)3c Ultramarine (114). Mint N.H., choice wide margins and wonderfully well-centered, pleasing pastel color, Extremely Fine, a striking and desirable post-office fresh single, with 2005 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $1,750.00 as never hinged), Scott Retail as hinged

350
1,500
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1881
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Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1881, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-122)3c Ultramarine, Split Grill (114 var), 3c Ultramarine, Split Grill (114 var)3c Ultramarine, Split Grill (114 var). Right arrow block of four, stamps Mint N.H., lightly hinged in selvage only, rich color on bright paper, Very Fine-Extremely Fine, the top right stamp is a true Gem, Scott Retail as hinged

1,850
3,250
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1882
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Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1882, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-122)3c Ultramarine (114), 3c Ultramarine (114)3c Ultramarine (114). Mint N.H. block of nine, radiant color on crisp paper

FINE-VERY FINE. A SCARCE MINT NEVER-HINGED BLOCK OF NINE OF THE 3-CENT 1869 PICTORIAL ISSUE.

Scott Retail as hinged block of four, two pairs and a single

3,550
1,500
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1883
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Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1883, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-122)3c Ultramarine (114), 3c Ultramarine (114)3c Ultramarine (114). Original gum, wonderfully well-centered, handsome margins and deep rich color, Extremely Fine, with 2006 P.F. certificate (VF-XF 85; SMQ $480.00)

350
450
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1884
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Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1884, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-122)3c Ultramarine (114), 3c Ultramarine (114)3c Ultramarine (114). Unused (no gum), deep rich color on bright paper, wide margins, Very Fine and choice

140
160
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1885
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Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1885, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-122)3c Ultramarine (114), 3c Ultramarine (114)3c Ultramarine (114). Block of four, slightly disturbed original gum, right stamps split grills, bright color, fresh and Fine, Scott Retail with no premium for the split grills

1,700
400
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1886
 
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1886, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-122)3c Ultramarine (114), 3c Ultramarine (114)3c Ultramarine (114). Well-centered, green target cancel, Very Fine, with 1995 P.F. certificate for this stamp on cover with another single (left stamp) and 2006 P.F. certificate as the single off-cover

470
550
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1887
 
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1887, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-122)3c Ultramarine (114), 3c Ultramarine (114)3c Ultramarine (114). Nicely centered, single short perf, bold green target cancel, attractive, with photocopy of 1995 P.F. certificate for this stamp on cover with another single and 2006 P.F. certificate as the off-cover single (right stamp)

470
325
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1888
 
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1888, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-122)3c Ultramarine (114), 3c Ultramarine (114)3c Ultramarine (114). Large part of the rare Waterbury Conn. Buttonless Shoe fancy cancel, not more than five known according to the Rohloff survey, vertical crease but clearly struck

E. 200-300
140
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1889
 
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1889, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-122)3c Ultramarine (114), 3c Ultramarine (114)3c Ultramarine (114). Seven used singles, bright color, various cancels with few unusual incl. two with grid of squares, one with blue rosette, few faults, all appear Fine-Very Fine, attractive group

145
110
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1890
 
3c Ultramarine (114). Collection of 130 used stamps, incl. few double transfers, wide range of cancels incl. blue Stars, red segmented cork, two Shields, best are two struck in green, few faults, many appear Fine-Very Fine, interesting group, Scott Retail in excess of

3,500
600
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1891
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Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1891, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-122)3c Ultramarine, Without Grill (114a), 3c Ultramarine, Without Grill (114a)3c Ultramarine, Without Grill (114a). Slightly brownish original gum, deep shade, slightly brownish original gum, small corner crease at bottom right

VERY FINE APPEARING ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 3-CENT 1869 PICTORIAL ISSUE WITHOUT GRILL.

With 2000 P.F. certificate

5,500
1,000
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1892
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Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1892, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-122)6c Ultramarine (115), 6c Ultramarine (115)6c Ultramarine (115). Original gum, radiant color, fresh and Fine, with 2006 P.S.E. certificate

3,250
650
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1893
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Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1893, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-122)6c Ultramarine (115), 6c Ultramarine (115)6c Ultramarine (115). Original gum, lightly hinged, bright color, reperfed at right, Fine appearance

3,250
300
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1894
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Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1894, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-122)6c Ultramarine (115), 6c Ultramarine (115)6c Ultramarine (115). Expertly cleaned so as to appear unused, radiant color on bright paper, choice centering with well-balanced margins, Extremely Fine appearance, an excellent space-filler for a budget-conscious collector of unused classics, with 2006 P.S.E. certificate

250
600
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1895
 
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1895, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-122)6c Ultramarine (115), 6c Ultramarine (115)6c Ultramarine (115). Beautifully centered, wide margins and wonderful strong color, lightly cancelled, Extremely Fine Gem of near-Jumbo proportions, with 2006 P.F. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $580.00)

250
650
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1896
 
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1896, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-122)6c Ultramarine (115), 6c Ultramarine (115)6c Ultramarine (115). Wide margins, radiant color, bold strike of grid cancel, Extremely Fine

250
425
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1897
 
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1897, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-122)6c Ultramarine (115), 6c Ultramarine (115)6c Ultramarine (115). Exceptionally wide well-balanced margins, light crossroads cancel, Extremely Fine, with 2005 P.F. and 2006 P.S.E. certificates (XF 90; SMQ $580.00)

250
475
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1898
 
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1898, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-122)6c Ultramarine (115), 6c Ultramarine (115)6c Ultramarine (115). Exceptionally well-centered, rich color, light cork cancel and trace of additional red cancel at top, Very Fine and choice, with 1984 P.F. certificate

250
375
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1899
 
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1899, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-122)6c Ultramarine (115), 6c Ultramarine (115)6c Ultramarine (115). Well-centered, black Star and bit of red transit cancels, Very Fine, with 2006 P.F. certificate

250
300
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1900
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Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1900, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-122)10c Yellow (116), 10c Yellow (116)10c Yellow (116). Original gum, lightly hinged, exceptionally well-centered, bright color

VERY FINE AND CHOICE ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 10-CENT 1869 PICTORIAL ISSUE.

With 2006 P.F. certificate (VF-XF 85; SMQ $3,450.00)

2,500
4,250
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1901
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Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1901, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-122)10c Yellow (116), 10c Yellow (116)10c Yellow (116). Original gum, choice centering, color somewhat oxidized, otherwise Extremely Fine

2,500
3,250
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1902
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Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1902, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-122)10c Yellow (116), 10c Yellow (116)10c Yellow (116). Unused (no gum), rich color, Very Fine, with 2006 P.F. certificate

1,000
375
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1903
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Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1903, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-122)10c Yellow (116), 10c Yellow (116)10c Yellow (116). Unused (no gum), rich color, beautifully centered, tiny tear at top, otherwise Extremely Fine

1,000
275
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1904
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Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1904, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-122)10c Yellow (116), 10c Yellow (116)10c Yellow (116). Unused (no gum), beautifully centered, wide margins, heavily oxidized color, otherwise Very Fine

925
275
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1905
 
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1905, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-122)10c Yellow (116), 10c Yellow (116)10c Yellow (116). Choice centering, rich color, bold strike of circle of wedges cancel, Extremely Fine, with 2006 P.S.E. certificate (VF-XF 85; SMQ $240.00)

150
225
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1906
 
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1906, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-122)10c Yellow (116), 10c Yellow (116)10c Yellow (116). Choice centering with wide margins, brilliant color as fresh as the day it was printed, bold strike of rosette cancel, Extremely Fine, with 2006 P.F. certificate

150
250
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1907
 
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1907, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-122)10c Yellow (116), 10c Yellow (116)10c Yellow (116). Radiant color, well-balanced margins, bold strike of "N. York Steamship" circular datestamp, reperfed at right, looks Very Fine, ex Knapp

185
120
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1908
 
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1908, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-122)10c Yellow (116), 10c Yellow (116)10c Yellow (116). Five used singles, range of cancels incl. two with red Baltimore lozenge, one with attractive circle of V's, one with unusual "X" (unlike the Japanese type), last with blue grid, some faults, appear Fine-Very Fine, attractive group

865
325
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1909
 
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1909, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-122)10c Yellow (116), 10c Yellow (116)10c Yellow (116). Horizontal pair, bright color, each cancelled by well-struck "Hiogo, Japan" double-circle handstamp, right stamp few short perfs and corner crease at bottom right, otherwise Very Fine, scarce pair used from Hiogo

725
850
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1910
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Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1910, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-122)12c Green (117), 12c Green (117)12c Green (117). Original gum, lightly hinged, reperfed at right, light creases, appears Extremely Fine

2,600
650
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1911
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Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1911, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-122)12c Green (117), 12c Green (117)12c Green (117). Original gum, deep rich color and proof-like impression, faint diagonal crease, appears Very Fine

2,600
600
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1912
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Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1912, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-122)12c Green (117), 12c Green (117)12c Green (117). Slightly disturbed original gum from hinge removal, strong color, P.F. says reperfed at bottom (maybe), Very Fine appearance, with 2006 P.F. certificate

2,600
600
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1913
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Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1913, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-122)12c Green (117), 12c Green (117)12c Green (117). Unused (no gum), deep rich color, Very Fine

1,100
375
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1914
 
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1914, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-122)12c Green (117), 12c Green (117)12c Green (117). Uncharacteristically wide margins and exceptionally well-centered, quartered cork cancel, Extremely Fine, with 2004 P.F. and 2006 P.S.E. certificates (XF 90; SMQ $405.00)

160
460
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1915
 
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1915, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-122)12c Green (117), 12c Green (117)12c Green (117). Wide almost perfectly balanced margins, mostly vignette-free cork cancel, Extremely Fine, with 1998 P.F. and 2006 P.S.E. certificates (XF 90; SMQ $405.00)

160
450
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1916
 
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1916, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-122)12c Green (117), 12c Green (117)12c Green (117). Rich color, clear grill points, wide margins, neat strike of oval cancel, fresh and Extremely Fine, late usage of this stamp, the cancel is usually found on the 1869 Re-Issue (Scott 128), purple backstamp, with 1988 and 2003 P.F. certificates

160
250
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1917
 
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1917, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-122)12c Green (117), 12c Green (117)12c Green (117). Bright shade, handstamp cancel and also part of British Packet handstamp, Very Fine and choice, unusual with the packet cancel, with 1999 P.S.E. and 2003 P.F. certificates, Scott Retail with no premium for the cancel

160
120
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1918
 
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1918, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-122)12c Green (117), 12c Green (117)12c Green (117). Well-centered with wide margins, deep shade, clear blue circle of V's cancel, small filled thin spot at top right, appears Extremely Fine, still desirable with the colored cancel, with 2003 P.F. certificate

310
160
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1919
 
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1919, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-122)12c Green (117), 12c Green (117)12c Green (117). Two, choice centering, one with circle of wedges cancel, other with part of datestamp and quartered cork, first with tiny thin spot at top right corner, second with trivial perf crease, appear Very Fine

320
350
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1920
 
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1920, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-122)12c Green (117), 12c Green (117)12c Green (117). Three used singles, incl. one with straddle margin at right with part arrow, cancels incl. "2" in circle, blue circle of V's and oval, few faults, appear Fine

630
225
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1921
 
12c Green (117). Seven used copies, range of cancels incl. two with red, one with "K", few small faults, otherwise Fine-Very Fine group

1,260
400
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1922
 
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1922, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-122)12c Green (117), 12c Green (117)12c Green (117). Horizontal pair, intense shade and impression, cork cancels, Fine-Very Fine, attractive multiple

340
225
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1923
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Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1923, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-122)15c Brown & Blue, Ty. I (118), 15c Brown & Blue, Ty. I (118)15c Brown & Blue, Ty. I (118). Unused (no gum), brilliant colors and crisp impressions, wide margins

VERY FINE AND CHOICE UNUSED EXAMPLE OF THE 1869 15-CENT TYPE I ISSUE.

The Type I is considerably more difficult to obtain in sound unused condition than the Type II.

4,250
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1924
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Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1924, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-122)15c Brown & Blue, Ty. I (118), 15c Brown & Blue, Ty. I (118)15c Brown & Blue, Ty. I (118). Unused (no gum), brilliant colors, vignette shifted considerably to the right, fresh and Fine, a pretty stamp

4,250
0
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1925
 
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1925, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-122)15c Brown & Blue, Ty. I (118), 15c Brown & Blue, Ty. I (118)15c Brown & Blue, Ty. I (118). Incredibly well-centered and with exceptionally wide margins, strong colors and fine impression, bold rosette cancel, Extremely Fine Gem

750
800
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1926
 
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1926, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-122)15c Brown & Blue, Ty. I (118), 15c Brown & Blue, Ty. I (118)15c Brown & Blue, Ty. I (118). Rich colors, cork cancel, wide margins, Very Fine and choice, purple backstamp, with 1984 and 2004 P.F. certificates

750
450
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1927
 
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1927, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-122)15c Brown & Blue, Ty. I (118), 15c Brown & Blue, Ty. I (118)15c Brown & Blue, Ty. I (118). Pretty pastel colors, unobtrusive cancel, Very Fine, with 1983 P.F. certificate

750
800
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1928
 
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1928, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-122)15c Brown & Blue, Ty. I (118), 15c Brown & Blue, Ty. I (118)15c Brown & Blue, Ty. I (118). Lightly cancelled, fresh and bright colors, expertly repaired tear at right, Fine appearance, with 2005 P.F. certificate

750
325
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1929
 
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1929, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-122)15c 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). Clear second grill partly overlaps first, bright colors, bold strike of rosette and blue French transit, Very Fine and choice, with 2001 P.F. certificate

950
650
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1930
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Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1930, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-122)15c Brown & Blue, Ty. I, Without Grill (118a), 15c Brown & Blue, Ty. I, Without Grill (118a)15c Brown & Blue, Ty. I, Without Grill (118a). Original gum, h.r., deep rich colors and detailed impressions on bright paper, single perf tip expertly added at top left

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. A SCARCE WELL-CENTERED ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 15-CENT 1869 PICTORIAL ISSUE WITHOUT GRILL.

Our survey of the Philatelic Foundation records produced 24 examples have been certified as genuine, of which approximately half have faults.

With 1973 P.F. and 2006 P.S.E. certificates, the former not mentioning the perf tip

13,000
4,500
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1931
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Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1931, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-122)15c Brown & Blue, Ty. II (119), 15c Brown & Blue, Ty. II (119)15c Brown & Blue, Ty. II (119). Original gum, bright colors and crisp impressions on fresh paper, three wide margins

VERY FINE AND CHOICE ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 15-CENT TYPE II 1869 PICTORIAL ISSUE.

With 1999 P.F. certificate

4,000
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1932
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Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1932, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-122)15c Brown & Blue, Ty. II (119), 15c Brown & Blue, Ty. II (119)15c Brown & Blue, Ty. II (119). Original gum, wonderful deep rich colors and lovely detailed impression, nearly Very Fine, with 1960 and 2006 P.F. certificates

4,000
1,600
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1933
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Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1933, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-122)15c Brown & Blue, Ty. II (119), 15c Brown & Blue, Ty. II (119)15c Brown & Blue, Ty. II (119). Large part original gum, deep rich colors and proof-like impressions, faint horizontal crease at bottom, appears Fine

4,000
400
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1934
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Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1934, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-122)15c Brown & Blue, Ty. II (119), 15c Brown & Blue, Ty. II (119)15c Brown & Blue, Ty. II (119). Block of four, original gum, top pair h.r., bottom pair faintly hinged if at all (appears Mint N.H.). deep rich colors, perfs cut into design but still presentable and rare

18,500
2,800
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1935
 
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1935, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-122)15c Brown & Blue, Ty. II (119), 15c Brown & Blue, Ty. II (119)15c Brown & Blue, Ty. II (119). Remarkably well-centered, extra wide margins and choice deep rich colors, light circle of "V's" cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, with 1985 P.F. certificate

275
750
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1936
 
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1936, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-122)15c Dark Brown & Blue, Ty. II (119 var), 15c Dark Brown & Blue, Ty. II (119 var)15c Dark Brown & Blue, Ty. II (119 var). Rich colors, well-balanced margins, segmented cork cancel leaves vignette clearly visible, Very Fine example of this shade variety, with 2005 P.F. certificate

275
325
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1937
 
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1937, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-122)15c Brown & Blue, Ty. II (119), 15c Brown & Blue, Ty. II (119)15c Brown & Blue, Ty. II (119). Vertical pair, proof-like impressions, cork cancels, Fine-Very Fine, scarce pair, Scott Catalogue premium of $50.00 for a pair is too modest in our opinion

600
200
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1938
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Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1938, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-122)24c Green & Violet (120), 24c Green & Violet (120)24c Green & Violet (120). Original gum, lightly hinged, clearly-defined grill, rich colors on bright paper, small toned spot at bottom left not mentioned on accompanying certificate

VERY FINE APPEARING ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 24-CENT 1869 PICTORIAL ISSUE.

With 2001 P.F. certificate

9,500
2,500
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1939
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Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1939, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-122)24c Green & Violet (120), 24c Green & Violet (120)24c Green & Violet (120). Original gum, h.r., intense colors, faint natural gum bend at bottom left, some slight toning on gum only

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. A SCARCE ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 24-CENT 1869 PICTORIAL ISSUE.

An excellent opportunity to acquire an affordable original-gum example of this rarity.

9,500
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1940
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Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1940, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-122)24c Green & Violet (120), 24c Green & Violet (120)24c Green & Violet (120). Unused (no gum), rich colors and centered, Very Fine and choice, with 2000 P.S.E. and 1979 and 2006 P.F. certificates (VF-XF 85; SMQ $4,100.00)

4,250
2,500
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1941
 
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1941, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-122)24c Green & Violet (120), 24c Green & Violet (120)24c Green & Violet (120). Wide and well-balanced margins, rich colors, rosette cancel, Extremely Fine, with 1985 P.F. certificate

775
550
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1942
 
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1942, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-122)24c Green & Violet (120), 24c Green & Violet (120)24c Green & Violet (120). Wide margins and nicely centered, rich colors, target cancel, Very Fine and choice, with 2003 P.F. certificate

775
700
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1943
 
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1943, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-122)24c Green & Violet (120), 24c Green & Violet (120)24c Green & Violet (120). Clear strike of "N.York Steamship" circular datestamp, faint diagonal crease at top left, appears Very Fine, extremely rare cancel on the 24c, with 1981 and 2003 P.F. certificates

775
225
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1944
 
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1944, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-122)30c Ultramarine & Carmine (121), 30c Ultramarine & Carmine (121)30c Ultramarine & Carmine (121). Unusually deep rich colors on bright paper, wide margins, cork cancel, Extremely Fine

550
750
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1945
 
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1945, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-122)30c Ultramarine & Carmine (121), 30c Ultramarine & Carmine (121)30c Ultramarine & Carmine (121). Beautiful margins and almost precise centering, rich colors, bold circle of wedges cancel, tiny stain spot on back, Extremely Fine appearance

550
325
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1946
 
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1946, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-122)30c Ultramarine & Carmine (121), 30c Ultramarine & Carmine (121)30c Ultramarine & Carmine (121). Wide margins, deep rich colors, cork cancel, trivial natural inclusion, faint crease, appears Extremely Fine

550
160
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1947
 
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1947, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-122)30c Ultramarine & Carmine (121), 30c Ultramarine & Carmine (121)30c Ultramarine & Carmine (121). Lightly cancelled by cork and part of New Orleans datestamp, bright and fresh colors, Fine, with 2004 P.F. certificate

550
225
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1948
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Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1948, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-122)30c Ultramarine & Carmine (121), 30c Ultramarine & Carmine (121)30c Ultramarine & Carmine (121). Rich colors, cancelled by well-struck fancy cancel which appears to be a face, light corner crease at bottom left, tiny tear at right, still an Extremely Fine strike, fancy cancels such as this are almost never seen on high-value 1869 Pictorials, ex Knapp (lot 751)

E. 1,000-1,500
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1949
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Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1949, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-122)30c Ultramarine & Carmine, Without Grill (121a), 30c Ultramarine & Carmine, Without Grill (121a)30c Ultramarine & Carmine, Without Grill (121a). Part original gum, beautiful rich colors on bright paper, choice centering for this difficult issue

EXTREMELY FINE. A SCARCE SOUND AND CENTERED EXAMPLE OF THE 30-CENT 1869 PICTORIAL ISSUE WITHOUT GRILL.

With the recent reclassification of certain copies of Scott 121a as the 30c 1869 double-paper essay, the rarity of stamps that will receive current certificates as Scott 121a has increased significantly.

With 1996 and 2006 P.F. certificates

12,000
6,750
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1950
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Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1950, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-122)90c Carmine & Black (122), 90c Carmine & Black (122)90c Carmine & Black (122). Original gum, choice margins and attractively centered, pretty pastel Carmine shade

VERY FINE. THERE ARE FEW SURVIVING SOUND VERY FINE UNUSED EXAMPLES OF THE 90-CENT 1869 PICTORIAL, ESPECIALLY WITH ORIGINAL GUM.

With 2006 P.F. certificate

12,000
13,000
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1951
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Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1951, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-122)90c Carmine & Black (122), 90c Carmine & Black (122)90c Carmine & Black (122). Unused (no gum), deep rich colors and proof-like impressions, choice centering, single partly nibbed perf at right

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

This is a difficult issue to find with such choice centering. If this stamp had original gum, it would surely be one of the finest copies known.

5,250
3,500
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1952
 
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1952, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-122)90c Carmine & Black (122), 90c Carmine & Black (122)90c Carmine & Black (122). Rich colors, well-struck circle of wedges cancel, Very Fine and choice, with 1993 P.F. certificate

2,250
2,100
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1953
 
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1953, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-122)90c Carmine & Black (122), 90c Carmine & Black (122)90c Carmine & Black (122). Almost perfectly centered with wide and balanced margins, brilliant colors, neat strike of circle of wedges cancel, tiny thin at top left, tiny corner crease at top right, Extremely Fine appearance, with 1989 and 2006 P.F. certificates, the former stating that "it is genuine"

2,250
2,600
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1954
 
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1954, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-122)90c Carmine & Black (122), 90c Carmine & Black (122)90c Carmine & Black (122). Extraordinarily well-centered, light cork cancel, Very Fine, an attractive used 90c 1869

2,250
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1955
 
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1955, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-122)90c Carmine & Black (122), 90c Carmine & Black (122)90c Carmine & Black (122). Quartered cork cancel, tiny tear, Very Good appearance

2,250
400
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1956
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Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1956, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-122)90c Carmine & Black, Without Grill (122a), 90c Carmine & Black, Without Grill (122a)90c Carmine & Black, Without Grill (122a). Unused (no gum), deep rich colors

VERY FINE AND CHOICE. A RARE SOUND EXAMPLE OF THE 90-CENT 1869 PICTORIAL ISSUE WITHOUT GRILL.

Only 22 have been certified as genuine by the Philatelic Foundation. With 1998 P.F. certificate. Scott Retail as with gum

18,500
7,000
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