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Sale 1013 — The Albert D. Laehder Collection of U.S. Stamps and Covers

Sale Date — Monday-Tuesday, 10-11 October, 2011

Category — 1875 Re-Issue of 1869 Pictorial Issue

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
241
 
Sale Number 1013, Lot Number 241, 1875 Re-Issue of 1869 Pictorial Issue1c-10c 1875 Re-Issue of 1869 Pictorial Issue (123/127), 1c-10c 1875 Re-Issue of 1869 Pictorial Issue (123/127)1c-10c 1875 Re-Issue of 1869 Pictorial Issue (123/127). Five stamps, highlight is No. 127 with disturbed original gum, wide margins and choice centering, small natural inclusion, also unused (no gum) Nos. 123 and 126 (6c with small stain and tiny tear), finally disturbed original gum Nos. 124 and no gum regular issue No. 113 (latter reperfed), each with clean older P.F. certificate

3,745
1,900
242
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Sale Number 1013, Lot Number 242, 1875 Re-Issue of 1869 Pictorial Issue3c Blue, Re-Issue (125), 3c Blue, Re-Issue (125)3c Blue, Re-Issue (125). Part disturbed original gum described on accompanying certificate as original gum, radiant color, choice centering for this difficult issue

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

Only 1,406 were sold. With 1968 P.F. certificate.

5,500
3,250
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243
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Sale Number 1013, Lot Number 243, 1875 Re-Issue of 1869 Pictorial Issue12c Green, Re-Issue (128), 12c Green, Re-Issue (128)12c Green, Re-Issue (128). Disturbed original gum, intense color and proof-like impression, wide margins, faint corner crease at bottom right, Very Fine appearance, with 1985 P.F. certificate which states that "it is genuine"

2,500
2,100
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244
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Sale Number 1013, Lot Number 244, 1875 Re-Issue of 1869 Pictorial Issue15c Brown & Blue, Re-Issue (129), 15c Brown & Blue, Re-Issue (129)15c Brown & Blue, Re-Issue (129). Unused (no gum), rich colors on crisp paper, well-balanced margins, nibbed perf at left, Extremely Fine, with 1988 P.F. certificate

675
500
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245
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Sale Number 1013, Lot Number 245, 1875 Re-Issue of 1869 Pictorial Issue24c Green & Violet, Re-Issue (130), 24c Green & Violet, Re-Issue (130)24c Green & Violet, Re-Issue (130). Unused (traces of original gum), intense colors, light crease at top, Very Fine appearance, with 1981 P.F. certificate stating "part original gum", Scott Retail as no gum

1,000
750
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246
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Sale Number 1013, Lot Number 246, 1875 Re-Issue of 1869 Pictorial Issue30c Blue & Carmine, Re-Issue (131), 30c Blue & Carmine, Re-Issue (131)30c Blue & Carmine, Re-Issue (131). Unused (no gum), bright colors, detailed impressions, unusually choice centering with wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine, with 1987 P.F. certificate

1,250
1,500
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247
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Sale Number 1013, Lot Number 247, 1875 Re-Issue of 1869 Pictorial Issue90c Carmine & Black, Re-Issue (132), 90c Carmine & Black, Re-Issue (132)90c Carmine & Black, Re-Issue (132). Unused (regummed), rich colors, reperfed at left, Very Fine appearance, with 1988 P.F. certificate stating original gum

1,800
1,400
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248
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Sale Number 1013, Lot Number 248, 1875 Re-Issue of 1869 Pictorial Issue1c Buff, 1880 Re-Issue (133), 1c Buff, 1880 Re-Issue (133)1c Buff, 1880 Re-Issue (133). Original gum, lightly hinged, radiant color, well-balanced margins, Very Fine and choice, with 1987 P.F. certificate for horizontal pair

325
450
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249
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Sale Number 1013, Lot Number 249, 1875 Re-Issue of 1869 Pictorial Issue1c Brown Orange, 1881 Re-Issue (133a), 1c Brown Orange, 1881 Re-Issue (133a)1c Brown Orange, 1881 Re-Issue (133a). Without gum as issued, brilliant color, beautiful centering, Extremely Fine Gem, with 1983 P.F. certificate

250
425
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250
 
Sale Number 1013, Lot Number 250, 1875 Re-Issue of 1869 Pictorial Issue1c Buff, Re-Issue (123), 1c Buff, Re-Issue (123)1c Buff, Re-Issue (123). Rich color, bold strike of "10" in grid duplex cancel, Very Fine and choice, with 1988 P.F. certificate

400
425
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251
 
Sale Number 1013, Lot Number 251, 1875 Re-Issue of 1869 Pictorial Issue1c Buff, Re-Issue (123), 1c Buff, Re-Issue (123)1c Buff, Re-Issue (123). Rich color on bright paper, bold strike of negative "J" fancy cancel, Very Fine and choice, with 1996 P.F. certificate

400
200
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252
 
Sale Number 1013, Lot Number 252, 1875 Re-Issue of 1869 Pictorial Issue1c Buff, Re-Issue (123), 1c Buff, Re-Issue (123)1c Buff, Re-Issue (123). Rich color nicely complemented by blue negative Star in Circle fancy cancel with trace of matching circular datestamp at lower left, small thin spot, few toned spots, light corner perf crease at top left, Very Fine appearance, a rare fancy cancel on the 1869 Pictorial Re-Issue, with 1991 P.F. certificate

E. 400-500
225
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253
 
Sale Number 1013, Lot Number 253, 1875 Re-Issue of 1869 Pictorial Issue1c Buff, Re-Issue (123, 133a), 1c Buff, Re-Issue (123, 133a)1c Buff, Re-Issue (123, 133a). Used single of each, each with different style of Cross fancy cancel, second with stylized Maltese Cross, tiny perf flaws not mentioned on accompanying certificates, Very Fine strikes, with 1988 or 1995 P.F. certificate

750
650
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254
 
Sale Number 1013, Lot Number 254, 1875 Re-Issue of 1869 Pictorial Issue2c Brown, Re-Issue (124), 2c Brown, Re-Issue (124)2c Brown, Re-Issue (124). Rich color, lightly cancelled at top, reperfed at right (not mentioned on accompanying certificate), Very Fine appearance, with 1995 P.F. certificate

875
425
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255
 
Sale Number 1013, Lot Number 255, 1875 Re-Issue of 1869 Pictorial Issue6c Blue, Re-Issue (126), 6c Blue, Re-Issue (126)6c Blue, Re-Issue (126). Brilliant color, neat strike of circular datestamp

VERY FINE. AN EXTREMELY RARE USED EXAMPLE OF THE 6-CENT 1869 PICTORIAL RE-ISSUE.

The 6c is the one of the rarest of the set in used condition. SMQ estimates that approximately 30 exist in used condition, which in our experience is a fairly accurate accounting. The example offered here is one of the few well-centered and sound examples.

With 1994 P.F. certificate

3,250
2,200
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256
 
Sale Number 1013, Lot Number 256, 1875 Re-Issue of 1869 Pictorial Issue10c Yellow, Re-Issue (127), 10c Yellow, Re-Issue (127)10c Yellow, Re-Issue (127). Choice centering, rich color with hint of oxidation, unusual large oval cancel, tiny corner crease at bottom right, Extremely Fine appearance, with 1993 P.F. certificate

2,000
450
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257
 
Sale Number 1013, Lot Number 257, 1875 Re-Issue of 1869 Pictorial Issue12c Green, Re-Issue (128), 12c Green, Re-Issue (128)12c Green, Re-Issue (128). Intense shade and detailed impression, neat strike of oval registry cancel

FINE. A VERY SCARCE SOUND USED EXAMPLE OF THE 12-CENT 1869 RE-ISSUE.

The 12c 1869 Pictorial Re-issue is the second rarest of the set in used condition (the 3c is the rarest). The Rose book estimates 15-25 extant used copies, and SMQ estimates 20 extant.

With 1998 P.F. certificate

3,250
1,700
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258
 
Sale Number 1013, Lot Number 258, 1875 Re-Issue of 1869 Pictorial Issue15c Brown & Blue, Re-Issue (129), 15c Brown & Blue, Re-Issue (129)15c Brown & Blue, Re-Issue (129). Rich colors, detailed impressions, light strike of quartered cork cancel, Very Fine, with 1987 P.F. certificate

1,300
1,000
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259
 
Sale Number 1013, Lot Number 259, 1875 Re-Issue of 1869 Pictorial Issue24c Green & Violet, Re-Issue (130), 24c Green & Violet, Re-Issue (130)24c Green & Violet, Re-Issue (130). Choice centering with wide and balanced margins, rich colors on bright paper, unusual strike of pinwheel fancy cancel, slightly blunted perfs at right from scissors separation

EXTREMELY FINE. A SUPERB USED EXAMPLE OF THE 24-CENT 1869 PICTORIAL RE-ISSUE. THIS IS THE ONLY EXAMPLE WE HAVE EVER ENCOUNTERED WITH ANYTHING APPROACHING A FANCY CANCELLATION.

With 1993 P.S.E. certificate.

1,750
1,100
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260
 
Sale Number 1013, Lot Number 260, 1875 Re-Issue of 1869 Pictorial Issue30c Blue & Carmine, Re-Issue (131), 30c Blue & Carmine, Re-Issue (131)30c Blue & Carmine, Re-Issue (131). Rich colors, bold strike of "2" in grid duplex cancel, wide margins

VERY FINE USED EXAMPLE OF THE 30-CENT 1869 PICTORIAL RE-ISSUE.

With 1993 P.F. certificate

3,000
950
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261
 
Sale Number 1013, Lot Number 261, 1875 Re-Issue of 1869 Pictorial Issue90c Carmine & Black, Re-Issue (132), 90c Carmine & Black, Re-Issue (132)90c Carmine & Black, Re-Issue (132). Rich colors, bold strike of New York registry oval cancel

FRESH AND VERY FINE. A SCARCE USED EXAMPLE OF THE 90-CENT 1869 PICTORIAL RE-ISSUE.

With 1998 P.F. certificate

6,500
3,250
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262
 
Sale Number 1013, Lot Number 262, 1875 Re-Issue of 1869 Pictorial Issue1c Buff, 1880 Re-Issue (133, 133a), 1c Buff, 1880 Re-Issue (133, 133a)1c Buff, 1880 Re-Issue (133, 133a). Used singles of each, first with face-free duplex cancel, second with circular datestamp and grid, latter with small sealed tear, otherwise Very Fine, with 1988 and 1995 P.F. certificates

750
325
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