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Sale 1054 — The Dr. Irvin Heimburger Collection of 1869 Pictorial Issues

Sale Date — Thursday, 10 October, 2013

Category — Inverts

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
462
 
Sale Number 1054, Lot Number 462, Inverts15c Brown & Blue, Ty. II, Center Inverted (119b), 15c Brown & Blue, Ty. II, Center Inverted (119b)15c Brown & Blue, Ty. II, Center Inverted (119b). Rich colors, neat strike of Small Star fancy cancel, small defects

FINE APPEARANCE. AN ATTRACTIVE EXAMPLE OF THE 15-CENT 1869 PICTORIAL INVERT WITH A STAR FANCY CANCEL. ONLY 97 USED COPIES ARE RECORDED IN OUR CENSUS, INCLUDING TWO IN INSTITUTIONS.

Our recently-updated census of Scott 119b, available at our website at http://www.siegelauctions.com/dynamic/census/119b/119b.pdf , records three unused and 97 used copies of Scott 119b (there are an additional three unused copies and three examples of Scott 119c). Two of the used copies are in institutions -- the Tapling Collection at the British Library and the Miller Collection at The New York Public Library.

Census No. 119b-CAN-23. With 1976 P.F. certificate.

22,500
10,500
463
 
Sale Number 1054, Lot Number 463, Inverts24c Green & Violet, Center Inverted (120b), 24c Green & Violet, Center Inverted (120b)24c Green & Violet, Center Inverted (120b). Rich colors nicely complemented by blue 6-bar open grid cancel, small corner creases at top right

FINE APPEARANCE. ONE OF ONLY TWO RECORDED EXAMPLES OF THE 24-CENT 1869 PICTORIAL ISSUE CANCELLED IN BLUE.

Our census of 24c 1869 Inverts, recently updated at our website at http://www.siegelauctions.com/dynamic/census/120b/120b.pdf , contains four unused, 83 used singles, one used pair, one on cover and the unique block of four, for a total of 94 copies of the perforated 24c Invert. Only one other is cancelled in blue (120b-CAN-36, ex Kuphal, repair and crease). The cancel on this stamp proves that 24c Inverts were also distributed outside of New York City, where no cancel of this kind was used.

Census No. 120b-CAN-22. With 1994 P.F. certificate.

37,800
26,000
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464
 
Sale Number 1054, Lot Number 464, Inverts30c Ultramarine & Carmine, Flags Inverted (121b), 30c Ultramarine & Carmine, Flags Inverted (121b)30c Ultramarine & Carmine, Flags Inverted (121b). Rich colors, choice centering, neat strike of circle of V's cancel, small corner creases at top

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. A BEAUTIFULLY-CENTERED EXAMPLE OF THE 30-CENT 1869 PICTORIAL INVERT. ONLY 40 USED EXAMPLES ARE RECORDED IN OUR CENSUS.

Our recently updated census of 30c 1869 Inverts, available at http://www.siegelauctions.com/dynamic/census/121b/121b.pdf , contains a total of 47 stamps, including 7 unused and 40 used (one in the Miller Collection at The New York Public Library).

Census No. 121b-CAN-23. Ex Grunin and Sheriff. With 1975 P.F. certificate.

110,000
52,500
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