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Sale 1050 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday-Wednesday, 16-17 July, 2013

Category — 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-122)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
230
 
Sale Number 1050, Lot Number 230, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-122)1c Buff (112), 1c Buff (112)1c Buff (112). Margins to cut in at bottom, beautifully clear strike of blue insect fancy cancel of Mount Vernon O., Extremely Fine strike and particularly scarce on the 1c, ex Watt White, with 1989 P.F. certificate

E. 750-1,000
2,100
231
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Sale Number 1050, Lot Number 231, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-122)2c Brown (113), 2c Brown (113)2c Brown (113). Block of four, original gum, two small h.r. where few perf separations sensibly reinforced, otherwise Very Good-Fine, scarce original-gum block

3,750
275
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232
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Sale Number 1050, Lot Number 232, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-122)3c Ultramarine (114), 3c Ultramarine (114)3c Ultramarine (114). Two singles, one with wide bottom selvage, significantly different shades with one darker, Very Fine, with 1991 and 2009 P.F. certificates

500
450
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233
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Sale Number 1050, Lot Number 233, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-122)3c Ultramarine (114). Mint N.H, 3c Ultramarine (114). Mint N.H3c Ultramarine (114). Mint N.H. vertical pair with right arrow selvage (lightly hinged in selvage only), attractive centering, crisp impression, Very Fine, with 2007 P.F. certificate, Scott Retail as hinged singles

500
850
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234
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Sale Number 1050, Lot Number 234, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-122)3c Ultramarine (114), 3c Ultramarine (114)3c Ultramarine (114). Block of four, rich color, neat cancels, few minor perf separations at right, Extremely Fine appearance, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate

450
250
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235
 
Sale Number 1050, Lot Number 235, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-122)3c Ultramarine (114), 3c Ultramarine (114)3c Ultramarine (114). 19 singles and a pair, attractively mounted on exhibit pages, each with different unusual cancel incl. Beer Mug of Suffield Conn., negative "JMC", negative "US", negative "OK", blue Star, Heart in Circle, few other interesting, stamps with some flaws, the strikes of the cancels are Very Fine, a fascinating group

E. 500-750
700
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236
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Sale Number 1050, Lot Number 236, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-122)6c Ultramarine (115), 6c Ultramarine (115)6c Ultramarine (115). Original gum, well-centered, bright color on fresh paper, clearly visible grill points

VERY FINE ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 6-CENT 1869 PICTORIAL ISSUE.

With 2000 and 2008 P.F. certificates

2,750
800
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237
 
Sale Number 1050, Lot Number 237, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-122)6c Ultramarine (115), 6c Ultramarine (115)6c Ultramarine (115). Gorgeous centering with Jumbo balanced margins, radiant color on bright paper, neat strike of unusual Geometric cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, a huge stamp, ex Natalee Grace, with 1997 P.F. and 2012 P.S.E. certificates (XF 90 Jumbo; SMQ $575.00 as 90, $1,800.00 as 95), this seems undergraded to us

225
850
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238
 
Sale Number 1050, Lot Number 238, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-122)6c Ultramarine (115), 6c Ultramarine (115)6c Ultramarine (115). Bright color, choice centering, face-free cancel, Extremely Fine, with 2012 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $575.00)

225
500
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239
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Sale Number 1050, Lot Number 239, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-122)10c Yellow (116), 10c Yellow (116)10c Yellow (116). Large part original gum, choice centering with outstanding wide margins

EXTREMELY FINE EXAMPLE OF THE 10-CENT 1869 PICTORIAL ISSUE.

From our 2006 Rarities sale. With 1990 and 2006 P.F. certificates

2,000
1,300
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240
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Sale Number 1050, Lot Number 240, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-122)12c Green (117), 12c Green (117)12c Green (117). Original gum, wide margins, bright and fresh, Very Fine, with 1999 P.F. certificate

1,900
700
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241
 
Sale Number 1050, Lot Number 241, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-122)12c Green (117), 12c Green (117)12c Green (117). Well-centered and with uncommonly wide margins of near Jumbo proportions, rich color, neat circle of wedges cancel, Extremely Fine, with 2012 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $375.00)

140
250
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242
 
Sale Number 1050, Lot Number 242, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-122)15c Brown & Blue, Ty. I (118), 15c Brown & Blue, Ty. I (118)15c Brown & Blue, Ty. I (118). Choice centering with Jumbo margins, radiant colors, long and full perforations, unobtrusive cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2000 P.F. and 2011 P.S.E. certificates (XF 90 Jumbo; SMQ $1,400.00 as 90, $4,000.00 as 98)

800
1,400
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243
 
Sale Number 1050, Lot Number 243, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-122)15c Brown & Blue, Ty. I (118), 15c Brown & Blue, Ty. I (118)15c Brown & Blue, Ty. I (118). Balanced margins, bright colors, unobtrusive cancel leaves vignette clearly visible, Very Fine and choice

800
500
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244
 
Sale Number 1050, Lot Number 244, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-122)15c Brown & Blue, Ty. I (118), 15c Brown & Blue, Ty. I (118)15c Brown & Blue, Ty. I (118). Attractive margins and centering, fresh colors, light circle of wedges cancel, Very Fine

800
300
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245
 
Sale Number 1050, Lot Number 245, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-122)15c Brown & Blue, Ty. II (119), 15c Brown & Blue, Ty. II (119)15c Brown & Blue, Ty. II (119). Deep rich colors and proof-like impressions on bright paper, unobtrusive cancel, wide margins, fresh and Extremely Fine, with 2001 P.F. and 2008 P.S.E. certificates (XF 90; SMQ $650.00)

250
475
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246
 
Sale Number 1050, Lot Number 246, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-122)15c Brown & Blue, Ty. II (119), 15c Brown & Blue, Ty. II (119)15c Brown & Blue, Ty. II (119). Well-balanced margins, pretty pastel colors, neat strike of target cancel, Extremely Fine, with 1992 and 2003 P.F. certificates

250
275
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247
 
Sale Number 1050, Lot Number 247, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-122)15c 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 and detailed impressions, unobtrusive cork cancel and part of circular datestamp leaves design clearly visible, faint horizontal crease and expertly reperfed at right

FINE APPEARANCE. AN ATTRACTIVE EXAMPLE OF THE 15-CENT 1869 PICTORIAL INVERT. 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. 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-66. Ex Picher. With 2013 P.F. certificate

20,000
7,500
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248
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Sale Number 1050, Lot Number 248, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-122)24c Green & Violet (120), 24c Green & Violet (120)24c Green & Violet (120). Unused (no gum), fresh, rich colors, perfs barely in at top, nearly Fine

3,000
325
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249
 
Sale Number 1050, Lot Number 249, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-122)24c Green & Violet (120), 24c Green & Violet (120)24c Green & Violet (120). Choice margins and attractive centering, light cork cancel, Very Fine

700
325
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250
 
Sale Number 1050, Lot Number 250, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-122)24c Green & Violet (120), 24c Green & Violet (120)24c Green & Violet (120). Rich colors, cork cancel, fresh and Fine, with 2001 A.P.S. certificate

700
200
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251
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Sale Number 1050, Lot Number 251, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-122)30c Ultramarine & Carmine (121), 30c Ultramarine & Carmine (121)30c Ultramarine & Carmine (121). Large part original gum, three wide margins, lovely pastel colors, faint trivial corner perf toning bottom right, otherwise Very Fine

5,750
1,700
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252
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Sale Number 1050, Lot Number 252, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-122)30c Ultramarine & Carmine (121), 30c Ultramarine & Carmine (121)30c Ultramarine & Carmine (121). Unused (no gum), bright and fresh colors, Fine and attractive

2,100
425
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253
 
Sale Number 1050, Lot Number 253, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-122)30c Ultramarine & Carmine (121), 30c Ultramarine & Carmine (121)30c Ultramarine & Carmine (121). Perfectly centered with wide and balanced margins, brilliant colors and detailed impressions, bold cork cancel struck at bottom leaves design clearly visible

EXTREMELY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL AND FRESH USED EXAMPLE OF THE 30-CENT 1869 PICTORIAL ISSUE. WORTHY OF INCLUSION IN THE FINEST COLLECTION.

Ex Scarsdale. With 1993 and 2004 P.F. certificates

450
1,300
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254
 
Sale Number 1050, Lot Number 254, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-122)30c Ultramarine & Carmine (121), 30c Ultramarine & Carmine (121)30c Ultramarine & Carmine (121). Attractively centered, nice colors, red "Leaf" cancel, Very Fine and colorful, with 1987 P.F. certificate

700
1,100
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255
 
Sale Number 1050, Lot Number 255, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-122)30c Ultramarine & Carmine (121), 30c Ultramarine & Carmine (121)30c Ultramarine & Carmine (121). Cork cancel, noticeable upward vignette shift, Fine and unusual, with 1996 P.F. certificate

450
200
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256
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Sale Number 1050, Lot Number 256, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-122)90c Carmine & Black (122), 90c Carmine & Black (122)90c Carmine & Black (122). Large part original gum with the gum in the grill area intact and undisturbed, clear impression and attractive pastel frame color, Fine original-gum example of the 90c 1869 Pictorial Issue

5,750
2,500
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257
 
Sale Number 1050, Lot Number 257, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-122)90c Carmine & Black (122), 90c Carmine & Black (122)90c Carmine & Black (122). Beautiful centering with wide margins, frame printed in pretty light pastel color, light translucent cork cancel, pinholes in grill, otherwise Extremely Fine

2,100
1,000
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