Sale 1007 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday-Thursday, 8-10 March, 2011

Category — 1c-12c 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-117)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2257
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Sale 1007, Lot 2257, 1c-12c 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-117)1c Buff (112). Mint N.H., radiant color, Very Fine and choice, with 2006 P.S.E. certificate for pair, Scott Retail as hinged

750
1,100
2258
nh
Sale 1007, Lot 2258, 1c-12c 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-117)1c Buff (112). Mint N.H., rich color, well-centered, long and full perforations all around, Very Fine, ex Whitman, with 2000 P.F. certificate, Scott Retail as hinged

750
1,000
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2259
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Sale 1007, Lot 2259, 1c-12c 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-117)1c Buff (112). Mint N.H., attractively centered with wide margins three sides, ample at bottom, strong color, fresh and crisp, Very Fine, with 1983 P.F. certificate, Scott Retail as hinged

750
900
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2260
 
Sale 1007, Lot 2260, 1c-12c 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-117)1c Buff (112). Brilliant color on bright paper, crisp impression, canceled by neat strike of quartered cork, unusually wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2010 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,300.00)

160
600
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2261
 
Sale 1007, Lot 2261, 1c-12c 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-117)1c Buff (112). Vibrant color, well-proportioned margins, cancelled by clear strike of "Chicago to Dunleath R.P.O. Dec. 17" circular datestamp, fresh and Extremely Fine, scarce and desirable with the railroad cancel, with 2008 P.F. certificate (XF 90)

160
900
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2262
FC
Sale 1007, Lot 2262, 1c-12c 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-117)1c Buff (112). Fine centering, clearly struck Evansville Ind. "Shoo Fly" fancy cancel, excellent strike and very rare, especially on the 1c value

E. 300-400
375
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2263
FC
Sale 1007, Lot 2263, 1c-12c 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-117)1c Buff (112). Wide margins, bold strike of 6-Point Hollow Star fancy cancel with trace of magenta cancel at bottom, small faults, Very Fine appearance, with 2009 P.F. certificate

E. 200-300
130
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2264
 
Sale 1007, Lot 2264, 1c-12c 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-117)1c Buff (112). Rich color, centered to left, bold strike of "(Paid) All" and segmented cork cancels, attractive and Very Fine strike, with 2008 P.F. certificate

160
0
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2265
FC
Sale 1007, Lot 2265, 1c-12c 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-117)1c Buff (112). Margins to touching at bottom, bold strike of circle of V's fancy cancel, small faults, Very Fine strike, with 2009 P.F. certificate

160
90
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2266
 
Sale 1007, Lot 2266, 1c-12c 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-117)1c Buff (112). Centered to bottom, green cancel and datestamp, tiny pinhole, Very Good appearing and rare on any 1869 value other than the 3c, with 1999 P.F. certificate

975
160
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2267
 
Sale 1007, Lot 2267, 1c-12c 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-117)1c Buff (112). Wide margins, fresh paper, bold strike of blue segmented cork cancel, expertly reperfed at right, Very Fine appearance, with 2008 P.F. certificate

185
140
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2268
 
Sale 1007, Lot 2268, 1c-12c 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-117)1c-10c 1869 Pictorial Issue with Japanese Cancels (112-113, 116). Four stamps, incl. "Hiogo Japan" on 2c and 10c, Yokohama circular datestamp on 10c, generally not the clearest strikes but recognizable, faults incl. thins and creases, Fine appearing group with these high-demand cancels, the Hiogo cancel on the 2c is very scarce

E. 300-400
225
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2269
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Sale 1007, Lot 2269, 1c-12c 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-117)2c Brown (113). Original gum, narrow h.r. and band of gum toning, rich color with nicely balanced margins, Very Fine and choice, with 2004 P.F. and 2008 P.S.E. certificates (OGh, VF-XF 85; SMQ $950.00)

650
450
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2270
ogbl
Sale 1007, Lot 2270, 1c-12c 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-117)2c Brown, 3c Ultramarine (113-114). Blocks of four, original gum, 3c with top selvage, handsome colors, 2c reperfed at right, Fine appearing lot

5,250
600
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2271
 
Sale 1007, Lot 2271, 1c-12c 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-117)2c Brown (113). Huge margins with choice centering, sharp impression and bright color, small cork cancel, Extremely Fine, with 2007 P.F. certificate

95
300
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2272
 
Sale 1007, Lot 2272, 1c-12c 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-117)2c Brown (113). Precise centering, rich color on bright paper, circular datestamp and small part of cork cancel, Extremely Fine, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $240.00)

95
180
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2273
 
Sale 1007, Lot 2273, 1c-12c 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-117)2c Brown (113). Wide margins and attractive centering, part strike of red "Paid All" cancel, thin spot in grill, Very Fine appearance

95
160
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2274
 
Sale 1007, Lot 2274, 1c-12c 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-117)2c Brown (113). Rich color, cancelled by two strikes of "Hiogo, Japan" double-circle handstamp, Fine example of this cancel which is scarce on the 2c 1869 Pictorial Issue, the U.S. Post Office opened in Hiogo in 1868, one year after those in Yokohama and Nagasaki, and was in operation until December 1874; the rate was 10c to the U.S., 3c or 6c between Treaty Ports and additional rates to Europe, some covers exist with large frankings of the 2c so this denomination must have been readily available in Hiogo; however, we have only offered seven other off-cover examples since keeping computerized records and most are faulty or off-center, with 2006 P.F. certificate

E. 300-400
275
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2275
 
Sale 1007, Lot 2275, 1c-12c 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-117)2c Brown (113). Centered to top right, cancelled by Yokohama forwarder's oval handstamp with "Y" of "Yokohama" and "Forwar(ded)" clearly visible, letters at top of oval might be "Augu" (Augustine Heard & Co.), small perf flaws, Fine and rare

E. 300-400
225
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2276
nh
Sale 1007, Lot 2276, 1c-12c 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-117)3c Ultramarine (114). Mint N.H., choice wide margins and wonderfully well-centered on bright white paper, fresh and Extremely Fine, with 2007 P.F. certificate (XF 90), Scott Retail as hinged

275
1,300
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2277
FC
Sale 1007, Lot 2277, 1c-12c 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-117)3c Ultramarine (114). Balanced margins, neat strike of negative 5-Petal Rosette fancy cancel, Very Fine, with 2007 P.F. certificate

E. 150-200
110
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2278
FC
Sale 1007, Lot 2278, 1c-12c 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-117)3c Ultramarine (114). Bright color, bold "W" manuscript cancel of Weston Mass., short perfs lower right not mentioned on accompanying certificate, Extremely Fine cancel, with 2008 P.F. certificate

E. 300-400
0
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2279
FC
Sale 1007, Lot 2279, 1c-12c 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-117)10c Yellow (116). Wide margins to just clear at bottom, cancelled by bold strike of "U S" fancy cancel of Union Springs Ala., Very Fine strike, with 2009 P.F. certificate

E. 300-400
550
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2280
FC
Sale 1007, Lot 2280, 1c-12c 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-117)10c Yellow (116). Rich color, partial strike of Eagle fancy cancel at right, small tear at right, Fine appearance and a most unusual cancel, with 2010 P.F. certificate

E. 300-400
200
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2281
 
Sale 1007, Lot 2281, 1c-12c 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-117)10c Yellow (116). Two, each with Japanese cancel, first with "X" chop, second with neat "Hiogo Japan" double-circle, first with tiny corner perf crease, second with short perf at upper left, otherwise Fine-Very Fine

E. 300-400
275
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2282
 
Sale 1007, Lot 2282, 1c-12c 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-117)10c Yellow (116). Vivid color, bold strike of "X" chop cancel used on mail carried between U.S. and China or Japan on Pacific Mail Steam Ship Co. contract steamers, reperfed at left, Extremely Fine appearance, with 2007 P.F. certificate

650
300
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2283
og
Sale 1007, Lot 2283, 1c-12c 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-117)12c Green (117). Part original gum described on accompanying certificate as "somewhat redistributed," choice wide margins with beautiful centering, Extremely Fine, with 1987 P.F. certificate, Scott Retail as original gum

2,250
800
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2284
 
Sale 1007, Lot 2284, 1c-12c 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-117)12c Green (117). Wide margins, rich color and proof-like impression, unobtrusive cancel, Very Fine and choice

160
190
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2285
 
Sale 1007, Lot 2285, 1c-12c 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-117)12c Green (117). Wide nicely balanced margins, bold strike of target cancel and part of double-circle datestamp, Very Fine and choice, with 2003 P.F. certificate

150
225
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2286
 
Sale 1007, Lot 2286, 1c-12c 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-117)12c Green (117). Wide margins, attractive circle of wedges cancel, Very Fine and choice, with 1995 P.F. certificate

150
190
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2287
FC
Sale 1007, Lot 2287, 1c-12c 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-117)12c Green (117). Wide margins, fresh color, bold strike of checkerboard fancy cancel and trace of red transit at left, faint pre-use paper fold, Extremely Fine appearance, with 2006 P.F. certificate

150
180
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