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Sale 984 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday-Thursday, 6-8 April, 2010

Category — 12c-90c 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 117-122)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
400
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Sale Number 984, Lot Number 400, 12c-90c 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 117-122)12c Green, Large Die Proof on Card (117P1), 12c Green, Large Die Proof on Card (117P1)12c Green, Large Die Proof on Card (117P1). Printed directly on 150 x 211mm card with full die sinkage, card with small flaws well away from die sinkage area (easily trimmed), Very Fine, Scott Retail as on India

900
275
401
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Sale Number 984, Lot Number 401, 12c-90c 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 117-122)12c Green (117), 12c Green (117)12c Green (117). Original gum, rich color and proof-like impression, well-proportioned margins

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

With 2007 P.F. certificate (XF 90)

2,250
3,250
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402
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Sale Number 984, Lot Number 402, 12c-90c 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 117-122)12c Green (117), 12c Green (117)12c Green (117). Original gum, wide margins, remarkably fresh, wonderful deep rich color

VERY FINE AND CHOICE. A BEAUTIFUL ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 12-CENT 1869 PICTORIAL ISSUE.

With 2009 P.F. certificate

2,250
2,100
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403
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Sale Number 984, Lot Number 403, 12c-90c 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 117-122)12c Green (117), 12c Green (117)12c Green (117). Original gum, unusually wide margins, deep rich color with crisp impression

VERY FINE AND CHOICE ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 12-CENT 1869 PICTORIAL ISSUE.

With 2009 P.F. certificate (VF-XF 85)

2,250
1,800
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404
 
Sale Number 984, Lot Number 404, 12c-90c 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 117-122)12c Green (117), 12c Green (117)12c Green (117). Beautiful margins and centering, lovely color complemented by a red segmented cork cancel, Very Fine and choice, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate

310
375
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405
 
Sale Number 984, Lot Number 405, 12c-90c 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 117-122)12c Green (117), 12c Green (117)12c Green (117). Rich color, beautiful wide margins, neat target cancel, Very Fine and choice, with 1994 P.F. certificate

160
250
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406
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Sale Number 984, Lot Number 406, 12c-90c 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 117-122)15c Brown & Blue, Ty. I (118), 15c Brown & Blue, Ty. I (118)15c Brown & Blue, Ty. I (118). Original gum, deep rich colors and clear impressions, beautiful centering for this difficult issue

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

The 15c Type I comes from the first 1869 printing; in May 1869 the 15c went to press using the second frame plate, which produced Type II.

With 2009 P.F. certificate

10,000
0
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407
 
Sale Number 984, Lot Number 407, 12c-90c 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 117-122)15c Brown & Blue, Ty. I (118), 15c Brown & Blue, Ty. I (118)15c Brown & Blue, Ty. I (118). Incredibly wide Jumbo margins with exceptionally handsome centering, bright colors on fresh paper, cork duplex circular datestamp and a trace of red transit at bottom left

EXTREMELY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL JUMBO-MARGINED USED EXAMPLE OF THE 15-CENT 1869 PICTORIAL TYPE I.

With 2008 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90 Jumbo; SMQ $1,600.00 as 90, $3,250.00 as 95)

750
1,300
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408
 
Sale Number 984, Lot Number 408, 12c-90c 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 117-122)15c Brown & Blue, Ty. I (118), 15c Brown & Blue, Ty. I (118)15c Brown & Blue, Ty. I (118). Bright colors on fresh paper, circular datestamp cancel, wide balanced margins, Extremely Fine, with 1990 P.F. certificate

750
600
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409
 
Sale Number 984, Lot Number 409, 12c-90c 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 117-122)15c Brown & Blue, Ty. I (118), 15c Brown & Blue, Ty. I (118)15c Brown & Blue, Ty. I (118). Wide margins, rich colors and fine impression, unusual unframed grid cancel, Very Fine and choice, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate

750
475
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410
 
Sale Number 984, Lot Number 410, 12c-90c 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 117-122)15c Dark Brown & Blue, Ty. II (119), 15c Dark Brown & Blue, Ty. II (119)15c Dark Brown & Blue, Ty. II (119). Unusually intense colors, indistinct black cancel and part of blue cancel at bottom, Very Fine

275
225
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411
 
Sale Number 984, Lot Number 411, 12c-90c 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 117-122)15c Brown & Blue, Ty. II (119), 15c Brown & Blue, Ty. II (119)15c Brown & Blue, Ty. II (119). Wide margins and attractively centered, strong colors, light cork cancel, Very Fine, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate

275
150
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412
og
Sale Number 984, Lot Number 412, 12c-90c 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 117-122)24c Green & Violet (120), 24c Green & Violet (120)24c Green & Violet (120). Original gum, bright colors, detailed impressions

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

With 2002 and 2008 P.F. certificates

9,000
2,700
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413
 
Sale Number 984, Lot Number 413, 12c-90c 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 117-122)24c Green & Violet (120), 24c Green & Violet (120)24c Green & Violet (120). Deep rich colors, wide beautifully balanced margins, cork cancel leaves the vignette clearly visible, Extremely Fine, with 1998 P.F. and 2010 P.S.E. certificates (VF-XF 85; SMQ $1,050.00)

775
475
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414
 
Sale Number 984, Lot Number 414, 12c-90c 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 117-122)24c Green & Violet (120), 24c Green & Violet (120)24c Green & Violet (120). Wide margins and choice centering, transparent quartered cork cancel, Extremely Fine, with 2009 P.F. certificate (VF-XF 85)

775
700
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415
 
Sale Number 984, Lot Number 415, 12c-90c 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 117-122)24c Green & Violet (120), 24c Green & Violet (120)24c Green & Violet (120). Nice margins, rich colors, light cancel clear of vignette, Very Fine

775
300
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416
 
Sale Number 984, Lot Number 416, 12c-90c 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 117-122)24c Green & Violet (120), 24c Green & Violet (120)24c Green & Violet (120). Nice margins, cork cancel, paper break along bottom edge of grill, otherwise Very Fine, with 2009 P.F. certificate

775
180
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417
E
Sale Number 984, Lot Number 417, 12c-90c 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 117-122)30c Burgoyne, Black on Orange Surface Tinted Bond Paper (121-E1p), 30c Burgoyne, Black on Orange Surface Tinted Bond Paper (121-E1p)30c Burgoyne, Black on Orange Surface Tinted Bond Paper (121-E1p). Horizontal pair with huge top sheet margin, Very Fine-Extremely Fine, with 2001 P.F. certificate

550
225
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418
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Sale Number 984, Lot Number 418, 12c-90c 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 117-122)30c Ultramarine & Carmine (121), 30c Ultramarine & Carmine (121)30c Ultramarine & Carmine (121). Original gum, radiant colors well-proportioned margins

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

With 2007 P.F. certificate

7,000
4,375
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419
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Sale Number 984, Lot Number 419, 12c-90c 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 117-122)30c Ultramarine & Carmine (121), 30c Ultramarine & Carmine (121)30c Ultramarine & Carmine (121). Original gum, lightly hinged, fresh, strong colors

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

With 2009 P.F. certificate (F-VF 75)

7,000
2,200
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420
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Sale Number 984, Lot Number 420, 12c-90c 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 117-122)30c Ultramarine & Carmine (121), 30c Ultramarine & Carmine (121)30c Ultramarine & Carmine (121). Original gum, bright colors

FINE. AN ATTRACTIVE SOUND ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 30-CENT 1869 PICTORIAL ISSUE.

With 2009 P.S.E. certificate

7,000
2,600
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421
 
Sale Number 984, Lot Number 421, 12c-90c 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 117-122)30c Ultramarine & Carmine (121), 30c Ultramarine & Carmine (121)30c Ultramarine & Carmine (121). Jumbo margins, bright colors on fresh paper, grid cancel, small dealer backstamp mentioned on most recent certificate, Extremely Fine, with 1997 P.F. and 2010 P.S.E. certificates (XF 90 Jumbo; SMQ $1,150.00 as 90, $2,900.00 as 95)

550
650
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422
 
Sale Number 984, Lot Number 422, 12c-90c 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 117-122)30c Ultramarine & Carmine (121), 30c Ultramarine & Carmine (121)30c Ultramarine & Carmine (121). Choice margins and attractively centered, light circle of wedges cancel and blue French transit, Very Fine, with 2009 P.F. certificate

800
450
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423
 
Sale Number 984, Lot Number 423, 12c-90c 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 117-122)30c Ultramarine & Carmine (121), 30c Ultramarine & Carmine (121)30c Ultramarine & Carmine (121). Rich colors, wide well-balanced margins, bold strike of circular grid cancel -- a bit lighter and this would grade a clear XF-90 -- Very Fine and choice, with 2010 P.S.E. certificate (VF-XF 85; SMQ $800.00)

550
400
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424
 
Sale Number 984, Lot Number 424, 12c-90c 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 117-122)30c Ultramarine & Carmine (121), 30c Ultramarine & Carmine (121)30c Ultramarine & Carmine (121). Bright colors, nicely balanced margins, segmented cork and red boxed cancel at bottom, Very Fine, with 1979 P.F. certificate

800
300
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425
og
Sale Number 984, Lot Number 425, 12c-90c 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 117-122)90c Carmine & Black (122), 90c Carmine & Black (122)90c Carmine & Black (122). Original gum with only a single hinge mark at top, rich frame color and attractive vignette shade on fresh paper

FINE. A FRESH ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 90-CENT 1869 PICTORIAL.

With 2009 P.S.E. certificate

13,000
3,250
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426
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Sale Number 984, Lot Number 426, 12c-90c 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 117-122)90c Carmine & Black (122), 90c Carmine & Black (122)90c Carmine & Black (122). Unused (no gum), incredibly fresh with bright frame color and intense vignette, Very Good, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate

5,000
800
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427
 
Sale Number 984, Lot Number 427, 12c-90c 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 117-122)90c Carmine & Black (122), 90c Carmine & Black (122)90c Carmine & Black (122). Wide margins and exceptionally choice centering, warm color, light face-free cork cancel

EXTREMELY FINE. A SCARCE SOUND AND LIGHTLY-CANCELLED 90-CENT 1869 PICTORIAL ISSUE.

With 1997 P.S.E. certificate

2,500
2,500
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428
 
Sale Number 984, Lot Number 428, 12c-90c 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 117-122)90c Carmine & Black (122), 90c Carmine & Black (122)90c Carmine & Black (122). Exceptionally wide margins and choice centering, cork cancel lighter than usually seen on this difficult issue

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

With 1986 P.F. certificate

2,500
2,400
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429
 
Sale Number 984, Lot Number 429, 12c-90c 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 117-122)90c Carmine & Black (122), 90c Carmine & Black (122)90c Carmine & Black (122). Rich colors, cork cancel, centered to right and with vignette shifted significantly to bottom, Fine, unusual with the vignette shift, with 1989 P.F. certificate

2,500
1,200
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430
 
Sale Number 984, Lot Number 430, 12c-90c 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 117-122)90c Carmine & Black (122), 90c Carmine & Black (122)90c Carmine & Black (122). Wide margins and attractively centered, strong colors, large grid of squares cancel, neatly reperfed at top, Very Fine appearance

2,500
600
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431
 
Sale Number 984, Lot Number 431, 12c-90c 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 117-122)90c Carmine & Black (122), 90c Carmine & Black (122)90c Carmine & Black (122). Well-centered, very light cancel, small tear at top and reperfed at right, Very Fine appearance

2,500
550
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432
 
Sale Number 984, Lot Number 432, 12c-90c 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 117-122)90c Carmine & Black (122), 90c Carmine & Black (122)90c Carmine & Black (122). Bright color, bold grid of bars cancel, couple light corner creases, Very Fine appearance, with 1983 P.F. certificate

2,500
700
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