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Sale 1021 — The Frelinghuysen Collection, Part Two

Sale Date — Thursday, 29 March, 2012

Category — 15c-90c 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 118-122)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
313
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Sale Number 1021, Lot Number 313, 15c-90c 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 118-122)15c Brown & Blue, Ty. I (118), 15c Brown & Blue, Ty. I (118)15c Brown & Blue, Ty. I (118). Original gum, small h.r., rich colors, tiny natural inclusion at left, Fine, scarce in original-gum condition

9,500
1,100
314
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Sale Number 1021, Lot Number 314, 15c-90c 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 118-122)15c Brown & Blue, Ty. I (118), 15c Brown & Blue, Ty. I (118)15c Brown & Blue, Ty. I (118). Large part slightly disturbed original gum, small h.r., detailed impression, Fine

9,500
1,100
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315
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Sale Number 1021, Lot Number 315, 15c-90c 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 118-122)15c Brown & Blue, Ty. I (118), 15c Brown & Blue, Ty. I (118)15c Brown & Blue, Ty. I (118). Small part (traces) original gum, h.r., rich colors, some gum soaks in grill and along perfs, otherwise Fine

3,500
650
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316
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Sale Number 1021, Lot Number 316, 15c-90c 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 118-122)15c Brown & Blue, Ty. I (118), 15c Brown & Blue, Ty. I (118)15c Brown & Blue, Ty. I (118). Unused (no gum), pretty colors, Fine

3,500
550
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317
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Sale Number 1021, Lot Number 317, 15c-90c 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 118-122)15c Brown & Blue, Ty. II (119), 15c Brown & Blue, Ty. II (119)15c Brown & Blue, Ty. II (119). Block of four, original gum, h.r., rich colors, bottom stamps horizontal crease at bottom, top left stamp small natural gum bend at bottom left

FINE APPEARANCE. A SCARCE ORIGINAL-GUM BLOCK OF FOUR OF THE 15-CENT TYPE II 1869 PICTORIAL ISSUE.

Blocks of this issue tend to be wildly off-center, with perfs heavily cutting into the design. The example offered here has better centering than most.

18,000
3,000
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318
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Sale Number 1021, Lot Number 318, 15c-90c 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 118-122)15c Brown & Blue, Ty. II (119), 15c Brown & Blue, Ty. II (119)15c Brown & Blue, Ty. II (119). Horizontal pair, original gum, deep rich colors and detailed impressions, vignettes shifted slightly to the right, few minor perf separations, Fine, a scarce original-gum multiple of the 15c Type II 1869 Pictorial Issue

7,000
1,100
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319
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Sale Number 1021, Lot Number 319, 15c-90c 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 118-122)15c Brown & Blue, Ty. II (119), 15c Brown & Blue, Ty. II (119)15c Brown & Blue, Ty. II (119). Horizontal pair, unused (no gum), rich colors, fresh and Fine-Very Fine pair, Scott Retail as no gum singles

2,400
950
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320
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Sale Number 1021, Lot Number 320, 15c-90c 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 118-122)15c Brown & Blue, Ty. II (119), 15c Brown & Blue, Ty. II (119)15c Brown & Blue, Ty. II (119). Original gum, attractive shades and crisp impressions, three wide margins, Fine

3,250
350
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321
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Sale Number 1021, Lot Number 321, 15c-90c 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 118-122)15c Brown & Blue, Ty. II (119), 15c Brown & Blue, Ty. II (119)15c Brown & Blue, Ty. II (119). Large part disturbed original gum, small h.r., incredibly deep rich colors and proof-like impressions, Fine

3,250
350
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322
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Sale Number 1021, Lot Number 322, 15c-90c 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 118-122)15c Brown & Blue, Ty. II (119), 15c Brown & Blue, Ty. II (119)15c Brown & Blue, Ty. II (119). Traces of original gum, h.r., deep rich colors and proof-like impressions, tiny corner perf crease at top right, Fine appearance, Scott Retail as no gum

1,200
350
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323
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Sale Number 1021, Lot Number 323, 15c-90c 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 118-122)15c Brown & Blue, Ty. II (119), 15c Brown & Blue, Ty. II (119)15c Brown & Blue, Ty. II (119). Unused (no gum), bright colors, faint corner crease at top left, slight toning, otherwise Fine

1,200
250
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324
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Sale Number 1021, Lot Number 324, 15c-90c 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 118-122)24c Green & Violet (120), 24c Green & Violet (120)24c Green & Violet (120). Slightly disturbed original gum, h.r., bright colors, vignette shifted strongly upwards and to the right

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

A stamp with great visual appeal.

8,000
4,250
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325
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Sale Number 1021, Lot Number 325, 15c-90c 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 118-122)24c Green & Violet (120), 24c Green & Violet (120)24c Green & Violet (120). Unused (no gum), deep rich colors, small natural wood fiber inclusion at bottom in margin, Very Fine

3,000
850
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326
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Sale Number 1021, Lot Number 326, 15c-90c 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 118-122)24c Green & Violet (120), 24c Green & Violet (120)24c Green & Violet (120). Unused (no gum), deep rich colors on bright paper, fresh and Fine

3,000
600
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327
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Sale Number 1021, Lot Number 327, 15c-90c 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 118-122)30c Ultramarine & Carmine (121), 30c Ultramarine & Carmine (121)30c Ultramarine & Carmine (121). Horizontal pair, original gum, rich colors, unusual additional Carmine printer's ink at bottom

FINE. A SCARCE ORIGINAL-GUM PAIR OF THE 30-CENT 1869 PICTORIAL ISSUE.

The largest recorded unused multiple of Scott 121 is a block of six.

13,500
2,400
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328
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Sale Number 1021, Lot Number 328, 15c-90c 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 118-122)30c Ultramarine & Carmine (121), 30c Ultramarine & Carmine (121)30c Ultramarine & Carmine (121). Slightly disturbed original gum, deep rich colors and detailed impressions, fresh and Very Fine, a pretty stamp, purple backstamp

6,000
1,700
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329
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Sale Number 1021, Lot Number 329, 15c-90c 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 118-122)30c Ultramarine & Carmine (121), 30c Ultramarine & Carmine (121)30c Ultramarine & Carmine (121). Unused (no gum), bright colors, fresh and Fine

2,250
450
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330
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Sale Number 1021, Lot Number 330, 15c-90c 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 118-122)30c Ultramarine & Carmine (121), 30c Ultramarine & Carmine (121)30c Ultramarine & Carmine (121). Block of twelve, bright colors, cork cancels, few flaws including piece out at bottom

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. A BLOCK OF TWELVE IS THE LARGEST RECORDED MULTIPLE OF THE 30-CENT 1869 PICTORIAL ISSUE.

The largest recorded unused multiple is a block of six. The largest recorded used multiple is a block of twelve, of which three or four are known.

Scott Retail as two blocks of four and two pairs.

9,800
2,000
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331
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Sale Number 1021, Lot Number 331, 15c-90c 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 118-122)90c Carmine & Black (122), 90c Carmine & Black (122)90c Carmine & Black (122). Unused (no gum), bright colors and crisp impressions, choice centering and wide margins

VERY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL UNUSED EXAMPLE OF THE 90-CENT 1869 PICTORIAL ISSUE.

For the collector who does not require original gum, this magnificent unused 90c 1869 Pictorial stamp is the ideal example.

4,500
4,250
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332
 
Sale Number 1021, Lot Number 332, 15c-90c 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 118-122)90c Carmine & Black (122), 90c Carmine & Black (122)90c Carmine & Black (122). Deep rich colors on bright paper, lightly cancelled at lower left, Fine

2,100
1,100
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