Sale 976 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday-Friday, 29 September-2 October, 2009

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

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1481
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Sale Number 976, Lot Number 1481, 1875 Re-Issue of 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 123-133a)1c Buff, Re-Issue (123), 1c Buff, Re-Issue (123)1c Buff, Re-Issue (123). Unused (no gum), choice centering, Extremely Fine

275
300
1482
 
Sale Number 976, Lot Number 1482, 1875 Re-Issue of 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 123-133a)1c Buff, Re-Issue (123), 1c Buff, Re-Issue (123)1c Buff, Re-Issue (123). Choice centering, rich color, bold strike of duplex cancel, tiny corner crease, Extremely Fine appearance

400
200
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Sale Number 976, Lot Number 1483, 1875 Re-Issue of 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 123-133a)2c Brown, Re-Issue (124), 2c Brown, Re-Issue (124)2c Brown, Re-Issue (124). Original gum, lightly hinged, sharp proof-like impression, extra wide margins for this issue

EXTREMELY FINE. THE 2-CENT IS ONE OF THE MOST DIFFICULT VALUES OF THE 1869 PICTORIAL RE-ISSUE SET TO FIND WITH SUCH WIDE MARGINS.

With 2001 P.F. certificate

750
1,800
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Sale Number 976, Lot Number 1484, 1875 Re-Issue of 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 123-133a)2c Brown, Re-Issue (124), 2c Brown, Re-Issue (124)2c Brown, Re-Issue (124). Original gum, rich color on bright paper, reperfed at bottom, Fine appearance, with 2003 P.S.E. certificate

750
225
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1485
 
Sale Number 976, Lot Number 1485, 1875 Re-Issue of 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 123-133a)2c Brown, Re-Issue (124), 2c Brown, Re-Issue (124)2c Brown, Re-Issue (124). Rich color, bold strike of New York oval cancel, tiny corner crease at bottom left, otherwise Very Fine, with 2003 P.F. certificate

875
250
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1486
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Sale Number 976, Lot Number 1486, 1875 Re-Issue of 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 123-133a)3c Blue, Re-Issue (125), 3c Blue, Re-Issue (125)3c Blue, Re-Issue (125). Original gum, lightly hinged, intense color and detailed impression, wide margins

VERY FINE ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 3-CENT 1869 PICTORIAL RE-ISSUE.

With 1989 P.F. certificate

5,500
3,250
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Sale Number 976, Lot Number 1487, 1875 Re-Issue of 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 123-133a)3c Blue, Re-Issue (125), 3c Blue, Re-Issue (125)3c Blue, Re-Issue (125). Large part original gum described on accompanying certificate as "original gum", rich color and proof-like impression on crisp paper

VERY FINE. A RARE SOUND ORIGINAL-GUM 3-CENT 1869 RE-ISSUE.

With 1980 P.F. certificate

5,500
2,400
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Sale Number 976, Lot Number 1488, 1875 Re-Issue of 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 123-133a)6c Blue, Re-Issue (126), 6c Blue, Re-Issue (126)6c Blue, Re-Issue (126). Original gum, rich color on bright paper, choice centering with well-balanced margins, few light toned spots on back which are typical for the gum of the re-issues and not mentioned on accompanying certificate

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

Ex Geisler. With 1985 P.F. certificate

2,000
2,400
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1489
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Sale Number 976, Lot Number 1489, 1875 Re-Issue of 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 123-133a)6c Blue, Re-Issue (126), 6c Blue, Re-Issue (126)6c Blue, Re-Issue (126). Original gum, h.r., radiant color, expertly reperfed, Very Fine appearance

2,000
600
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1490
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Sale Number 976, Lot Number 1490, 1875 Re-Issue of 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 123-133a)6c Blue, Re-Issue (126), 6c Blue, Re-Issue (126)6c Blue, Re-Issue (126). Original gum, s.e. at right, couple trivial nibbed perfs, otherwise Fine

2,000
360
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1491
 
Sale Number 976, Lot Number 1491, 1875 Re-Issue of 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 123-133a)6c Blue, Re-Issue (126), 6c Blue, Re-Issue (126)6c Blue, Re-Issue (126). Exceptionally well-centered, New York oval registry cancel, repaired bottom right corner, Extremely Fine appearance

2,750
450
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1492
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Sale Number 976, Lot Number 1492, 1875 Re-Issue of 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 123-133a)10c Yellow, Re-Issue (127), 10c Yellow, Re-Issue (127)10c Yellow, Re-Issue (127). Original gum, lightly hinged, vivid color and sharp impression on bright paper, perfectly centered with well-balanced margins

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

With 1985 and 2004 P.F. certificates

2,000
2,600
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Sale Number 976, Lot Number 1493, 1875 Re-Issue of 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 123-133a)10c Yellow, Re-Issue (127), 10c Yellow, Re-Issue (127)10c Yellow, Re-Issue (127). Unused (no gum), vibrant color, well-proportioned margins, Very Fine and choice, with 1997 P.F. certificate

900
750
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1494
 
Sale Number 976, Lot Number 1494, 1875 Re-Issue of 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 123-133a)10c Yellow, Re-Issue (127), 10c Yellow, Re-Issue (127)10c Yellow, Re-Issue (127). New York oval registry cancel, Fine, with 2009 P.F. certificate

2,000
800
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1495
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Sale Number 976, Lot Number 1495, 1875 Re-Issue of 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 123-133a)12c Green, Re-Issue (128), 12c Green, Re-Issue (128)12c Green, Re-Issue (128). Original gum, lightly hinged, deep rich color and proof-like impression, well-balanced margins

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

With 2004 P.F. certificate

2,750
3,250
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Sale Number 976, Lot Number 1496, 1875 Re-Issue of 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 123-133a)12c Green, Re-Issue (128), 12c Green, Re-Issue (128)12c Green, Re-Issue (128). Large part original gum, rich color, detailed impression, tiny perf tear at bottom, Very Fine appearance

2,750
950
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1497
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Sale Number 976, Lot Number 1497, 1875 Re-Issue of 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 123-133a)12c Green, Re-Issue (128), 12c Green, Re-Issue (128)12c Green, Re-Issue (128). Original gum, intense color and detailed impression, Fine

2,750
450
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1498
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Sale Number 976, Lot Number 1498, 1875 Re-Issue of 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 123-133a)12c Green, Re-Issue (128), 12c Green, Re-Issue (128)12c Green, Re-Issue (128). Part original gum, deep rich color, reperfed at right, otherwise Very Fine, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate

2,750
500
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Sale Number 976, Lot Number 1499, 1875 Re-Issue of 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 123-133a)12c Green, Re-Issue (128), 12c Green, Re-Issue (128)12c Green, Re-Issue (128). Unused (no gum), deep rich color and proof-like impression on bright paper, well-balanced margins, Extremely Fine

1,250
0
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1500
 
Sale Number 976, Lot Number 1500, 1875 Re-Issue of 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 123-133a)12c Green, Re-Issue (128), 12c Green, Re-Issue (128)12c Green, Re-Issue (128). Deep rich color, bold strike of New York oval registry cancel, Fine, with 1984 P.F. certificate

3,250
1,400
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1501
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Sale Number 976, Lot Number 1501, 1875 Re-Issue of 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 123-133a)15c Brown & Blue, Re-Issue (129), 15c Brown & Blue, Re-Issue (129)15c Brown & Blue, Re-Issue (129). Original gum, choice margins and handsome centering, great depth of color

EXTREMELY FINE. A STUNNING ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 15-CENT 1869 PICTORIAL RE-ISSUE.

With 2009 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, XF 90; SMQ $3,250.00)

1,750
2,500
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1502
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Sale Number 976, Lot Number 1502, 1875 Re-Issue of 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 123-133a)15c Brown & Blue, Re-Issue (129), 15c Brown & Blue, Re-Issue (129)15c Brown & Blue, Re-Issue (129). Original gum, perfectly centered with wide balanced margins all around, incredibly fresh colors and proof-like impressions on crisp paper, most recent certificate notes reperfed at left--we disagree with this opinion, based on our match-up of left and right perfs using Photoshop--Extremely Fine appearance, with 1985 P.F. and 2009 P.S.E. certificates

1,750
1,700
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Sale Number 976, Lot Number 1503, 1875 Re-Issue of 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 123-133a)15c Brown & Blue, Re-Issue (129), 15c Brown & Blue, Re-Issue (129)15c Brown & Blue, Re-Issue (129). Large part original gum, wonderful deep rich colors, perfs close at bottom, Fine

1,750
400
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Sale Number 976, Lot Number 1504, 1875 Re-Issue of 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 123-133a)15c Brown & Blue, Re-Issue (129), 15c Brown & Blue, Re-Issue (129)15c Brown & Blue, Re-Issue (129). Unused (no gum), rich colors, tiny crease at bottom right and reperfed, Very Fine appearance

800
325
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1505
 
Sale Number 976, Lot Number 1505, 1875 Re-Issue of 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 123-133a)15c Brown & Blue, Re-Issue (129), 15c Brown & Blue, Re-Issue (129)15c Brown & Blue, Re-Issue (129). Nicely centered, beautiful deep rich colors, cork cancel, Very Fine, with 2009 P.F. certificate

1,300
950
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Sale Number 976, Lot Number 1506, 1875 Re-Issue of 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 123-133a)24c Green & Violet, Re-Issue (130), 24c Green & Violet, Re-Issue (130)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 $4,950.00). Only four have graded higher to date.

2,750
2,900
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Sale Number 976, Lot Number 1507, 1875 Re-Issue of 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 123-133a)24c Green & Violet, Re-Issue (130), 24c Green & Violet, Re-Issue (130)24c Green & Violet, Re-Issue (130). Unused (no gum), rich colors and proof-like impressions, Extremely Fine

1,100
1,000
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Sale Number 976, Lot Number 1508, 1875 Re-Issue of 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 123-133a)24c Green & Violet, Re-Issue (130), 24c Green & Violet, Re-Issue (130)24c Green & Violet, Re-Issue (130). Unused (no gum), rich colors, small faint creasing and several short perfs at bottom left (not mentioned on certificate), otherwise Fine, with 1982 P.F. certificate

1,100
375
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1509
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Sale Number 976, Lot Number 1509, 1875 Re-Issue of 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 123-133a)30c Blue & Carmine, Re-Issue (131), 30c Blue & Carmine, Re-Issue (131)30c Blue & Carmine, Re-Issue (131). Original gum, h.r., deep rich colors, choice centering with wide and balanced margins all around

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A MARVELOUS ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 30-CENT 1869 PICTORIAL RE-ISSUE, WHICH HAS BEEN GRADED XF-SUPERB 95 BY P.S.E..

With 1993 P.S.E. and 2009 P.S.E. certificates (OGh, XF-Superb 95; SMQ $10,000.00). This is the only example graded 95 (there are four 98's).

3,000
5,250
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1510
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Sale Number 976, Lot Number 1510, 1875 Re-Issue of 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 123-133a)30c Blue & Carmine, Re-Issue (131), 30c Blue & Carmine, Re-Issue (131)30c Blue & Carmine, Re-Issue (131). Original gum, small h.r., rich colors on crisp paper

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 30-CENT 1869 PICTORIAL RE-ISSUE

Only 1,535 sold

3,000
3,750
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Sale Number 976, Lot Number 1511, 1875 Re-Issue of 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 123-133a)30c Blue & Carmine, Re-Issue (131), 30c Blue & Carmine, Re-Issue (131)30c Blue & Carmine, Re-Issue (131). Traces of original gum, wonderful intense colors, reperfed at bottom, Fine appearance, Scott Retail as no gum

1,450
600
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Sale Number 976, Lot Number 1512, 1875 Re-Issue of 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 123-133a)30c Blue & Carmine, Re-Issue (131), 30c Blue & Carmine, Re-Issue (131)30c Blue & Carmine, Re-Issue (131). Unused (no gum), rich colors, two small hinged closed tears and single nibbed perf, otherwise Very Fine, with 1980 P.F. certificate

1,450
475
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1513
 
Sale Number 976, Lot Number 1513, 1875 Re-Issue of 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 123-133a)30c Blue & Carmine, Re-Issue (131), 30c Blue & Carmine, Re-Issue (131)30c Blue & Carmine, Re-Issue (131). Wonderfully well-centered, wide margins, large O-shaped cork cancel, small corner crease and tiny tear at top left, otherwise Extremely Fine, scarce in used condition

3,000
700
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1514
 
Sale Number 976, Lot Number 1514, 1875 Re-Issue of 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 123-133a)30c Blue & Carmine, Re-Issue (131), 30c Blue & Carmine, Re-Issue (131)30c Blue & Carmine, Re-Issue (131). Bright colors, bold cork cancels, tiny corner perf tip crease not mentioned on either accompanying certificate, otherwise Fine, scarce in used condition, with 1998 P.F. and 2007 P.S.E. certificates (F 70; SMQ $1,450.00)

3,000
1,100
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Sale Number 976, Lot Number 1515, 1875 Re-Issue of 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 123-133a)90c Carmine & Black, Re-Issue (132), 90c Carmine & Black, Re-Issue (132)90c Carmine & Black, Re-Issue (132). Original gum, perfectly centered, deep rich color and incredibly sharp detailed impressions on bright paper

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. AN OUTSTANDING EXAMPLE OF THE 90-CENT 1869 PICTORIAL RE-ISSUE WITH ORIGINAL GUM.

With 1971 P.F. certificate

4,500
6,750
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Sale Number 976, Lot Number 1516, 1875 Re-Issue of 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 123-133a)90c Carmine & Black, Re-Issue (132), 90c Carmine & Black, Re-Issue (132)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 (OGph, VF-XF 85; SMQ $6,300.00)

4,500
4,750
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Sale Number 976, Lot Number 1517, 1875 Re-Issue of 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 123-133a)90c Carmine & Black, Re-Issue (132), 90c Carmine & Black, Re-Issue (132)90c Carmine & Black, Re-Issue (132). Unused (no gum), radiant color, fresh and Fine

1,900
700
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1518
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Sale Number 976, Lot Number 1518, 1875 Re-Issue of 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 123-133a)1c Buff, 1880 Re-Issue (133), 1c Buff, 1880 Re-Issue (133)1c Buff, 1880 Re-Issue (133). Original gum, brilliant color, choice centering, fresh and Extremely Fine, with 2001 P.F. certificate

350
425
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1519
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Sale Number 976, Lot Number 1519, 1875 Re-Issue of 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 123-133a)1c Brown Orange, 1881 Re-Issue (133a), 1c Brown Orange, 1881 Re-Issue (133a)1c Brown Orange, 1881 Re-Issue (133a). Without gum as issued, rich color, choice centering, Extremely Fine, with 2000 P.S.E. certificate

225
550
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