Sale 1037 — United States and Foreign Stamps and Covers

Sale Date — Monday-Friday, 10-14 December, 2012

Category — 1875 Re-Issue of 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 123-132)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1687
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Sale 1037, Lot 1687, 1875 Re-Issue of 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 123-132)2c Brown, Re-Issue (124). Unused (no gum), nicely centered, rich color and sharp impression, Very Fine and choice, with 1984 P.F. certificate

260
275
1688
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Sale 1037, Lot 1688, 1875 Re-Issue of 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 123-132)3c Blue, Re-Issue (125). Unused (no gum), fresh, beautiful pastel color, perfs slightly blunted from scissors separation, still Very Fine

2,500
650
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1689
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Sale 1037, Lot 1689, 1875 Re-Issue of 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 123-132)6c Blue, Re-Issue (126). Large part original gum, vivid color on crisp paper, Fine and attractive

1,650
600
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1690
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Sale 1037, Lot 1690, 1875 Re-Issue of 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 123-132)6c Blue, Re-Issue (126). Unused (no gum), bright color, fresh and Fine

725
425
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1691
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Sale 1037, Lot 1691, 1875 Re-Issue of 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 123-132)10c Yellow, Re-Issue (127). Large part original gum, bright and crisp, Fine with 2002 P.S.E. certificate as "previously hinged"

1,650
850
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1692
 
Sale 1037, Lot 1692, 1875 Re-Issue of 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 123-132)10c Yellow, Re-Issue (127). Incredibly well-centered, vivid color with neat New York oval registry cancel

EXTREMELY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL USED EXAMPLE OF THE 10-CENT 1869 PICTORIAL RE-ISSUE.

With 2000 P.F. certificate

2,000
1,300
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1693
 
Sale 1037, Lot 1693, 1875 Re-Issue of 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 123-132)12c Green, Re-Issue (128). Rich color on bright paper, oval registry cancel, small closed tear at top, Extremely Fine appearance, with copy of 1983 P.F. certificate, 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

3,250
800
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1694
 
Sale 1037, Lot 1694, 1875 Re-Issue of 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 123-132)12c Green, Re-Issue (128). Exceptional margins and nicely centered, non-contemporary double oval or target cancel, reperfed at right, otherwise Very Fine, Scott Retail as unused (no gum)

1,025
200
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1695
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Sale 1037, Lot 1695, 1875 Re-Issue of 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 123-132)15c Brown & Blue, Re-Issue (129). Original gum, minor h.r., wide margins with intense colors, sharp impressions, Very Fine, with 2004 P.S.E. certificate

1,350
650
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Sale 1037, Lot 1696, 1875 Re-Issue of 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 123-132)15c Brown & Blue, Re-Issue (129). Unused (no gum), choice margins and well-centered, Very Fine, with 2001 P.F. certificate

600
375
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1697
 
Sale 1037, Lot 1697, 1875 Re-Issue of 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 123-132)15c Brown & Blue, Re-Issue (129). Rich colors, bold strike of New York oval registry cancel, Fine, with copy of 1992 P.F. certificate

1,250
425
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1698
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Sale 1037, Lot 1698, 1875 Re-Issue of 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 123-132)24c Green & Violet, Re-Issue (130). Slightly disturbed original gum, deep rich colors with clear impressions, fresh and Fine, with 2001 P.F. certificate

2,100
750
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1699
 
Sale 1037, Lot 1699, 1875 Re-Issue of 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 123-132)24c Green & Violet, Re-Issue (130). Nice color on bright paper, huge margins, centered a bit to right, lighter cancel than often found which leaves the design clearly visible, fresh and Very Fine, about 70 used examples known, with copy of 1976 P.F. certificate

1,750
600
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1700
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Sale 1037, Lot 1700, 1875 Re-Issue of 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 123-132)30c Blue & Carmine, Re-Issue (131). Original gum, deep rich colors and proof-like impressions, bright paper, wide margins

EXTREMELY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 30-CENT 1869 PICTORIAL RE-ISSUE.

With 2012 P.S.E. certificate (OGh, XF 90; SMQ $5,300.00).

2,500
3,500
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1701
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Sale 1037, Lot 1701, 1875 Re-Issue of 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 123-132)30c Blue & Carmine, Re-Issue (131). Wonderful deep rich colors, fresh and bright, Fine, "W.H.C." (Colson) handstamp guarantee, with 2001 P.S.E. certificate

2,500
950
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Sale 1037, Lot 1702, 1875 Re-Issue of 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 123-132)30c Blue & Carmine, Re-Issue (131). Unused (no gum), rich colors and beautiful impressions, Very Fine, a beautiful stamp

1,100
900
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1703
 
Sale 1037, Lot 1703, 1875 Re-Issue of 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 123-132)30c Blue & Carmine, Re-Issue (131). Fresh colors, well-centered with nicely balanced margins, light registry cancel

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

With 1985 and 2007 P.F. certificates (VF 80)

3,000
1,700
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1704
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Sale 1037, Lot 1704, 1875 Re-Issue of 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 123-132)90c Carmine & Black, Re-Issue (132). Original gum, lightly hinged, deep rich colors and proof-like impressions, well-balanced margins

VERY FINE AND CHOICE. A BEAUTIFUL ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 90-CENT 1869 PICTORIAL RE-ISSUE.

With 1996 P.F. certificate

3,750
3,250
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1705
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Sale 1037, Lot 1705, 1875 Re-Issue of 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 123-132)90c Carmine & Black, Re-Issue (132). Original gum, some gum disturbance from hinge removal, excellent centering with strong colors, light horizontal crease at top, appears Extremely Fine, with 1987 P.F. certificate as "previously hinged"

3,750
1,700
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1706
 
Sale 1037, Lot 1706, 1875 Re-Issue of 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 123-132)90c Carmine & Black, Re-Issue (132). Rich colors on bright paper, huge right margin, wide margins top and bottom and full at left, face-free cancel leaves Lincoln vignette totally unobscured

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

SMQ estimates that approximately 40 used copies exist. Most are either off-center or have small faults. With 2008 P.S.E. certificate

6,500
4,250
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