Sale 1026 — United States Stamps and Postal History, CSA, General Foreign

Sale Date — Wednesday-Thursday, 27-28 June, 2012

Category — 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 113-122)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1249
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Sale 1026, Lot 1249, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 113-122)2c Brown (113). Block of four, slightly mount glazed original gum, rich color, fresh and Fine

3,750
0
1250
 
Sale 1026, Lot 1250, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 113-122)2c Brown (113). Wide margins, attractive shade, cancelled by cork and also by bold strike of French transit cancel at center, Very Fine and choice, scarce with such a prominent French cancel, with 2012 P.S.E. certificate

90
275
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1251
 
Sale 1026, Lot 1251, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 113-122)2c Brown (113). Radically misperfed with wide captured sheet margin at top and dramatically cutting into design at bottom, segmented cork cancel, small thin spot and crease at top, still a dramatic freak

90
300
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1252
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Sale 1026, Lot 1252, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 113-122)3c Ultramarine (114). Original gum, lightly hinged, choice centering, bright and crisp, Very Fine and choice, with 1989 P.F. certificate

250
225
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1253
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Sale 1026, Lot 1253, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 113-122)3c Ultramarine (114). Full stamp in a "pair" with half a stamp which is perforated down the middle, original gum, h.r., offset on gum, centered to top right, Fine and striking perforation freak, among the most dramatic we have seen on this issue

E. 200-300
600
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1254
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Sale 1026, Lot 1254, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 113-122)6c Ultramarine (115). Original gum, h.r., showing clear double grill, one split, centered to top left, tiny tear, Very Good, unusual grill variety which is unlisted in Scott, Scott Retail as normal

2,750
225
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1255
 
Sale 1026, Lot 1255, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 113-122)6c Ultramarine (115). Brilliant color on crisp paper, face-free cancel, wide margins, fresh and Extremely Fine, with 2012 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $575.00)

225
900
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1256
 
Sale 1026, Lot 1256, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 113-122)10c Yellow (116). Wide margins and essentially flawless centering, exceptionally strong color, neat grid of squares cancel, Extremely Fine, lovely used single, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $400.00)

140
425
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1257
 
Sale 1026, Lot 1257, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 113-122)10c Yellow (116). Vibrant color, wide margins, light strikes of San Francisco circular datestamp, fresh and Extremely Fine, a pretty stamp, with 2012 P.S.E. certificate

140
250
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Sale 1026, Lot 1258, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 113-122)12c Green (117). Unused (no gum), choice centering, deep rich color, Extremely Fine, an attractive unused single, with 1976 P.F. certificate

775
500
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Sale 1026, Lot 1259, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 113-122)15c Brown & Blue, Ty. I (118). Unused (no gum), attractive centering on bright white paper, Very Fine, with 1984 P.F. certificate

3,500
1,100
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1260
 
Sale 1026, Lot 1260, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 113-122)15c Brown & Blue, Ty. I (118). Brilliant colors, wide and balanced margins, cork cancel leaves vignette clearly visible

EXTREMELY FINE USED EXAMPLE OF THE 15-CENT TYPE I 1869 PICTORIAL ISSUE.

With 2012 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $4,000.00)

800
2,600
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1261
 
Sale 1026, Lot 1261, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 113-122)15c Brown & Blue, Ty. I (118). Nicely centered, fresh colors, neat circle of wedges cancel, Very Fine

800
400
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1262
 
Sale 1026, Lot 1262, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 113-122)15c Brown & Blue, Ty. I (118). Bright colors, neat cork cancel at center and also part of red transit marking at bottom, Fine, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate (F 70; SMQ $325.00)

800
225
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1263
 
Sale 1026, Lot 1263, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 113-122)15c Brown & Blue, Ty. I, Double Grill (118 var). Choice centering with wide margins, bold strikes of cork cancel, blue French circular datestamp and trace of red transit, Extremely Fine, the 15c 1869 Type I with double grill is rare, with 2001 P.F. certificate

1,000
650
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1264
 
Sale 1026, Lot 1264, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 113-122)15c Brown & Blue, Ty. I (118). Cancel cleaned, appears unused, wide margins, rich colors, three perfs some slight toning, otherwise Very Fine, with 2006 P.S.E. certificate

800
550
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Sale 1026, Lot 1265, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 113-122)15c Brown & Blue, Ty. II (119). Unused (no gum), three wide margins, intense colors, Very Fine and choice, from our 1966 "Ambassador" sale

1,200
950
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Sale 1026, Lot 1266, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 113-122)15c Brown & Blue, Ty. II (119). Unused (no gum), incredibly deep colors and downward vignette shift, almost Re-Issue color, very slight soiling in perfs at top and reperfed, Very Fine appearance

1,200
375
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1267
 
Sale 1026, Lot 1267, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 113-122)15c Brown & Blue, Ty. II (119). Uncommonly wide margins at sides, cork cancel and bright red London transit, Very Fine and quite handsome, with 1991 P.F. certificate

400
250
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Sale 1026, Lot 1268, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 113-122)24c Green & Violet (120). Unused (no gum), gorgeous color with sharp proof like impression, Very Fine, an attractive unused example, with 2006 P.S.E. certificate (F-VF 75; SMQ $2,100.00)

3,000
1,100
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Sale 1026, Lot 1269, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 113-122)24c Green & Violet (120). Unused (regummed), margins to just clear, reperfed, Fine appearance

3,000
1,300
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1270
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Sale 1026, Lot 1270, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 113-122)30c Ultramarine & Carmine (121). Unused (no gum),wide margins, vivid colors, fresh and Very Fine, with 2006 P.S.E. certificate (VF 80; SMQ $2,200.00)

2,250
1,500
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1271
 
Sale 1026, Lot 1271, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 113-122)30c Ultramarine & Carmine (121). Wide margins, bright colors, unusual large cog cancel with hollow center, Very Fine, unusual cancel on this stamp, with 1988 P.F. certificate

500
350
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1272
 
Sale 1026, Lot 1272, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 113-122)30c Ultramarine & Carmine (121). Fresh colors, attractive margins, cork cancel, Very Fine, ex Klein, with 1989 P.F. certificate

500
700
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1273
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Sale 1026, Lot 1273, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 113-122)90c Carmine & Black (122). Disturbed original gum, attractive margins and centering, fresh color, filled thin in area of grill, appears Very Fine, a scarce stamp with original gum

12,000
2,000
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1274
 
Sale 1026, Lot 1274, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 113-122)90c Carmine & Black (122). Attractive margins, vivid frame color and intense vignette shade on crisp white paper, light cork cancel, faint pressed-out vertical crease, Extremely Fine appearance

2,100
475
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