Sale 953 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday-Friday, 25-28 March, 2008

Category — 1875 Re-Issue of 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 123-133a)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
508
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Sale 953, Lot 508, 1875 Re-Issue of 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 123-133a)1c Buff, Re-Issue (123). Original gum, exceptionally well-centered, fresh rich color, Very Fine and choice, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (VF-XF 85; SMQ $1,300.00)

675
900
509
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Sale 953, Lot 509, 1875 Re-Issue of 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 123-133a)1c Buff, Re-Issue (123). Original gum, lightly hinged, exceptionally well-centered, rich color on bright paper, Very Fine and choice, with 1993 P.F. certificate

675
750
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510
 
Sale 953, Lot 510, 1875 Re-Issue of 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 123-133a)1c Buff, Re-Issue (123). Well-centered, rich color, blue cancel top left corner, Very Fine, with 1975 and 2004 P.F. certificates, Scott Retail as normal black cancel

400
800
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511
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Sale 953, Lot 511, 1875 Re-Issue of 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 123-133a)2c Brown, Re-Issue (124). Original gum, lightly hinged, lovely wide margins and attractively centered, deep rich color, fine impression, Extremely Fine, with 1995 P.F. certificate

800
1,300
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512
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Sale 953, Lot 512, 1875 Re-Issue of 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 123-133a)2c Brown, Re-Issue (124). Original gum, wonderfully well-centered and choice margins, thin spot and reperfed at left, Extremely Fine appearance, with 2004 P.F. certificate

800
300
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513
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Sale 953, Lot 513, 1875 Re-Issue of 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 123-133a)3c Blue, Re-Issue (125). Unused (no gum), three wide margins, bright color, Fine, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate

3,250
1,300
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514
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Sale 953, Lot 514, 1875 Re-Issue of 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 123-133a)3c Blue, Re-Issue (125). Unused (no gum), three wide margins, bright and crisp, shows arrow marker in margin at top right, nearly Fine, with 1992 P.S.E. certificate

3,250
475
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515
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Sale 953, Lot 515, 1875 Re-Issue of 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 123-133a)6c Blue, Re-Issue (126). Original gum, wonderfully fresh and nearly perfectly centered, lovely bright color

EXTREMELY FINE. A PARTICULARLY CHOICE ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 6-CENT 1869 PICTORIAL RE-ISSUE.

With 1985 P.F. certificate

2,250
2,400
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516
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Sale 953, Lot 516, 1875 Re-Issue of 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 123-133a)10c Yellow, Re-Issue (127). Original gum, lightly hinged, vibrant color, wide and balanced margins

EXTREMELY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 10-CENT 1869 PICTORIAL RE-ISSUE.

With 2007 P.F. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $4,300.00)

2,250
3,500
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517
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Sale 953, Lot 517, 1875 Re-Issue of 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 123-133a)10c Yellow, Re-Issue (127). Original gum, attractive margins and centering, vivid color

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

With 2006 P.F. certificate

2,250
1,900
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518
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Sale 953, Lot 518, 1875 Re-Issue of 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 123-133a)10c Yellow, Re-Issue (127). Original gum, attractively centered, rich color with a trace of mild oxidation on the upper part of the stamp

VERY FINE. A BEAUTIFULLY CENTERED ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 10-CENT 1869 PICTORIAL RE-ISSUE.

With 1985 P.F. certificate

2,250
1,300
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519
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Sale 953, Lot 519, 1875 Re-Issue of 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 123-133a)10c Yellow, Re-Issue (127). Part original gum, thin and faint stains, Fine appearance

2,250
300
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520
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Sale 953, Lot 520, 1875 Re-Issue of 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 123-133a)12c Green, Re-Issue (128). Original gum, slightly disturbed from hinge removal, gorgeous margins and nearly perfect centering, intense color and sharp impression

EXTREMELY FINE. AN ESPECIALLY BEAUTIFUL ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 12-CENT 1869 PICTORIAL RE-ISSUE.

With 1983 P.F. certificate

3,000
4,750
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521
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Sale 953, Lot 521, 1875 Re-Issue of 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 123-133a)12c Green, Re-Issue (128). Unused (no gum), exceptionally wide margins, deep color and beautiful impression, Very Fine and choice, with 2007 P.F. certificate

1,600
850
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522
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Sale 953, Lot 522, 1875 Re-Issue of 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 123-133a)15c Brown & Blue, Re-Issue (129). Original gum, lightly hinged, intense colors and proof-like impressions, unusually wide margins, coal speck inclusion in left margin not mentioned on accompanying certificate

EXTREMELY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 15-CENT 1869 PICTORIAL RE-ISSUE, WHICH HAS BEEN GRADED XF 90 JUMBO BY P.S.E.

With 2007 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90 Jumbo; SMQ $3,800.00 as 90, $6,950.00 as 95). This is the only example to achieve this grade to date, and only two have graded higher (both 95)

1,900
5,000
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523
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Sale 953, Lot 523, 1875 Re-Issue of 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 123-133a)15c Brown & Blue, Re-Issue (129). Original gum, lightly hinged, lovely margins with exceptional centering, strong colors and proof-like impression

EXTREMELY FINE. A PRISTINE AND NEARLY PERFECTLY CENTERED ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 15-CENT 1869 PICTORIAL RE-ISSUE.

With 1985 P.F. certificate

1,900
2,600
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524
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Sale 953, Lot 524, 1875 Re-Issue of 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 123-133a)15c Brown & Blue, Re-Issue (129). Part original gum, deep rich colors and proof-like impressions, wide margins

EXTREMELY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL EXAMPLE OF THE 15-CENT 1869 PICTORIAL RE-ISSUE.

With 2005 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $6,050.00 as original gum)

1,900
0
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525
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Sale 953, Lot 525, 1875 Re-Issue of 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 123-133a)15c Brown & Blue, Re-Issue (129). Unused (no gum), attractively centered with strong colors, vignette shifted to right, small tear bottom right, otherwise Fine, with 1998 A.P.S. certificate that does not mention the tear

1,050
450
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526
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Sale 953, Lot 526, 1875 Re-Issue of 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 123-133a)24c Green & Violet, Re-Issue (130). Original gum, incredibly well-centered, magnificent colors and impression

EXTREMELY FINE. A TRULY FABULOUS ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 24-CENT 1869 PICTORIAL RE-ISSUE.

With 1990 P.F. certificate

2,750
2,600
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527
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Sale 953, Lot 527, 1875 Re-Issue of 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 123-133a)24c Green & Violet, Re-Issue (130). Original gum, lightly hinged, intense colors and proof-like impressions, choice centering with wide margins

EXTREMELY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL WIDE-MARGINED ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 24-CENT 1869 PICTORIAL RE-ISSUE.

With 2007 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $5,400.00). Only three have graded higher to date and only five others share this grade.

2,750
5,250
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528
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Sale 953, Lot 528, 1875 Re-Issue of 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 123-133a)24c Green & Violet, Re-Issue (130). Original gum, lightly hinged, marvelous colors and impression, reperfed and right and bottom, Very Fine appearance

2,750
700
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529
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Sale 953, Lot 529, 1875 Re-Issue of 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 123-133a)24c Green & Violet, Re-Issue (130). Unused (no gum), exceptionally well-centered, rich colors and sharp impression, few very trivial soiling specks in bottom numeral, still Very Fine and choice, with 1998 P.S.E. certificate that does not mention the soiling

1,200
700
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530
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Sale 953, Lot 530, 1875 Re-Issue of 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 123-133a)30c Blue & Carmine, Re-Issue (131). Original gum, lovely margins and exceptionally well-centered, fresh, radiant colors

VERY FINE AND CHOICE. A HANDSOME ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 30-CENT 1869 PICTORIAL RE-ISSUE.

With 1974 P.F. certificate

3,250
2,900
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531
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Sale 953, Lot 531, 1875 Re-Issue of 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 123-133a)30c Blue & Carmine, Re-Issue (131). Original gum, lightly hinged, deep rich colors, almost perfectly centered with enormous margins all around, tiny tear at upper right (not mentioned on earlier certificate), Extremely Fine appearance, with 1995 P.F. and 2007 P.S.E. certificates

3,250
1,600
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532
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Sale 953, Lot 532, 1875 Re-Issue of 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 123-133a)30c Blue & Carmine, Re-Issue (131). Original gum, paper h.r., deep rich colors, Fine

3,250
725
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533
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Sale 953, Lot 533, 1875 Re-Issue of 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 123-133a)30c Blue & Carmine, Re-Issue (131). Disturbed original gum, Fine, with 1978 P.F. certificate

3,250
600
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534
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Sale 953, Lot 534, 1875 Re-Issue of 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 123-133a)90c Carmine & Black, Re-Issue (132). Original gum, brilliant colors on bright paper, wide margins

EXTREMELY FINE. A LOVELY WIDE-MARGINED ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 90-CENT 1869 PICTORIAL RE-ISSUE.

With 1978 P.F. and 2008 P.S.E. certificates (VF-XF 85; SMQ $6,850.00)

4,750
4,250
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535
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Sale 953, Lot 535, 1875 Re-Issue of 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 123-133a)90c Carmine & Black, Re-Issue (132). Original gum, lightly hinged, almost perfectly centered, marvelous rich colors

EXTREMELY FINE. A DESIRABLE ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 90-CENT 1869 PICTORIAL RE-ISSUE.

With 1990 P.F. certificate

4,750
5,500
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536
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Sale 953, Lot 536, 1875 Re-Issue of 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 123-133a)1c Buff, 1880 Re-Issue (133). Original gum, faintly hinged, extraordinarily well-centered and wonderful color, Extremely Fine, with 2000 P.S.E. certificate

375
600
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