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

Sale Date — Thursday, 10 October, 2013

Category — Off-Cover Stamps and Cancellations, 1c-12c

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
465
 
Sale Number 1054, Lot Number 465, Off-Cover Stamps and Cancellations, 1c-12c1c Buff (112), 1c Buff (112)1c Buff (112). Rich color, centered to bottom right, cancelled by perfect strike of Waterbury Small Bee fancy cancel (Rohloff A-14), Extremely Fine strike and very rare

E. 2,000-3,000
4,750
466
 
Sale Number 1054, Lot Number 466, Off-Cover Stamps and Cancellations, 1c-12c1c Buff (112), 1c Buff (112)1c Buff (112). Bright shade, cancelled by well-struck Sunburst New York Foreign Mail cancel (Weiss Type TR-M6) neatly frames Franklin's face, Extremely Fine strike, the Weiss book notes the earliest reported use of this cancel is May 9, 1871

E. 500-750
200
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467
 
Sale Number 1054, Lot Number 467, Off-Cover Stamps and Cancellations, 1c-12c1c Buff (112), 1c Buff (112)1c Buff (112). Rich color, cancelled by bold strike of Shield fancy cancel of Watkins N.Y., Very Fine and choice

E. 300-400
650
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468
 
Sale Number 1054, Lot Number 468, Off-Cover Stamps and Cancellations, 1c-12c1c Buff (112), 1c Buff (112)1c Buff (112). Bright shade nicely complemented by blue Solid Star fancy cancel of Freeport Ill., light creases, Very Fine strike

E. 300-400
160
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469
 
Sale Number 1054, Lot Number 469, Off-Cover Stamps and Cancellations, 1c-12c1c Buff (112), 1c Buff (112)1c Buff (112). Pretty shade, cancelled solely by "20" numeral cancel, tiny internal tear in grill, still Very Fine, a very unusual cancel on this low denomination stamp and especially desirable as the sole cancel

E. 150-200
80
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470
 
Sale Number 1054, Lot Number 470, Off-Cover Stamps and Cancellations, 1c-12c1c Buff (112), 1c Buff (112)1c Buff (112). Rich color, centered to right, cancelled solely by "10" in circle handstamp, crease and thin spot, Very Fine strike, an unusual cancel on a 1c stamp

E. 150-200
80
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471
 
Sale Number 1054, Lot Number 471, Off-Cover Stamps and Cancellations, 1c-12c1c Buff (112), 1c Buff (112)1c Buff (112). Five used stamps, each with different desirable cancel, incl. red Star, circle of V's, Geometric, blue Maltese Cross, straddle-pane margin with cork, stamps with few flaws, still a Very Fine and attractive group, the straddle-margin with 1985 P.F. certificate

E. 300-400
450
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472
 
Sale Number 1054, Lot Number 472, Off-Cover Stamps and Cancellations, 1c-12c2c Brown (113), 2c Brown (113)2c Brown (113). Bright color, centered to top right, cancelled by well-struck 3-Leaf Clover fancy cancel of Waterbury Conn. (Rohloff F-13), Extremely Fine strike

E. 750-1,000
600
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473
 
Sale Number 1054, Lot Number 473, Off-Cover Stamps and Cancellations, 1c-12c2c Brown (113), 2c Brown (113)2c Brown (113). Crisp impression, cancelled by neat 5-Point Star fancy cancel, Very Fine, scarce cancel

E. 150-200
70
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474
 
Sale Number 1054, Lot Number 474, Off-Cover Stamps and Cancellations, 1c-12c2c Brown (113), 2c Brown (113)2c Brown (113). Detailed impression, cancelled by unusual Geometric Bars and Triangles cancel, Very Fine, a very unusual cancel

E. 200-300
100
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475
 
Sale Number 1054, Lot Number 475, Off-Cover Stamps and Cancellations, 1c-12c2c Brown (113), 2c Brown (113)2c Brown (113). Pretty shade, natural s.e. at right with straddle-pane margin capturing part of adjoining stamp, light strike of "HIOGO/JAPAN" double-circle handstamp, light corner creases, Fine appearance

490
100
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476
 
Sale Number 1054, Lot Number 476, Off-Cover Stamps and Cancellations, 1c-12c2c Brown (113), 2c Brown (113)2c Brown (113). Bright color, bold blue Pacific Mail Steamship Co. Jun. 22, 1870 double oval datestamp, tiny faint corner crease at bottom left, Very Fine strike, ex Knapp, Ackerman and Juhring

E. 200-300
160
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477
 
Sale Number 1054, Lot Number 477, Off-Cover Stamps and Cancellations, 1c-12c2c Brown (113), 2c Brown (113)2c Brown (113). 12 used stamps, fantastic range of cancels incl. Leaf, blue segmented grid, red rosette, red grid, blue target, blue French transit, negative Star, few other better, some small faults to be expected, Very Fine strikes, a wonderful group

E. 500-750
700
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478
 
Sale Number 1054, Lot Number 478, Off-Cover Stamps and Cancellations, 1c-12c3c Ultramarine (114), 3c Ultramarine (114)3c Ultramarine (114). Cancelled by neat strike of Boy's Head fancy cancel of White Horse Station N.J., minor corner creases not mentioned on accompanying certificate, Extremely Fine strike and a desirable fancy cancel, with 1995 P.F. certificate

E. 500-750
700
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479
 
Sale Number 1054, Lot Number 479, Off-Cover Stamps and Cancellations, 1c-12c3c Ultramarine (114), 3c Ultramarine (114)3c Ultramarine (114). Centered to left, bold strike of Shoe Fly fancy cancel of Kittrell N.C., Very Fine strike, with 1997 P.F. certificate

E. 200-300
375
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480
 
Sale Number 1054, Lot Number 480, Off-Cover Stamps and Cancellations, 1c-12c3c Ultramarine (114), 3c Ultramarine (114)3c Ultramarine (114). Rich color nicely complemented by blue Insect fancy cancel of Mt. Vernon O., Extremely Fine strike, with 1996 P.F. certificate

E. 400-500
475
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481
 
Sale Number 1054, Lot Number 481, Off-Cover Stamps and Cancellations, 1c-12c3c Ultramarine (114), 3c Ultramarine (114)3c Ultramarine (114). Bright color, well-struck Eagle and Shield fancy cancel of Corry Pa., single pulled perf at upper left, Very Fine strike of this scarce cancel

E. 300-400
150
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482
 
Sale Number 1054, Lot Number 482, Off-Cover Stamps and Cancellations, 1c-12c3c Ultramarine (114), 3c Ultramarine (114)3c Ultramarine (114). Bright color, well-struck Maple Leaf fancy cancel of Waterbury Conn. (Rohloff L-6), small repair at top left, still Extremely Fine strike, with 1991 P.F. certificate

E. 500-750
900
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483
 
Sale Number 1054, Lot Number 483, Off-Cover Stamps and Cancellations, 1c-12c3c Ultramarine (114), 3c Ultramarine (114)3c Ultramarine (114). Bright shade, bold strike of Holly Sprig fancy cancel of Waterbury Conn. (Rohloff L-4), Very Fine, an attractive strike of this elaborate cancel, owner's backstamp

E. 300-400
550
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484
 
Sale Number 1054, Lot Number 484, Off-Cover Stamps and Cancellations, 1c-12c3c Ultramarine (114), 3c Ultramarine (114)3c Ultramarine (114). Bold strike of Beer Mug fancy cancel of Suffield Conn., small thin spots and small corner creases, still Very Fine strike, with 1994 P.F. certificate

E. 300-400
500
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485
 
Sale Number 1054, Lot Number 485, Off-Cover Stamps and Cancellations, 1c-12c3c Ultramarine (114), 3c Ultramarine (114)3c Ultramarine (114). Clear strike of Padlock fancy cancel of West Meriden Conn., stamp centered to top right, Fine, scarce cancel

E. 200-300
110
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486
 
Sale Number 1054, Lot Number 486, Off-Cover Stamps and Cancellations, 1c-12c3c Ultramarine (114), 3c Ultramarine (114)3c Ultramarine (114). Rich color, cancelled by well-struck Shield fancy cancel, Extremely Fine strike

E. 300-400
500
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487
 
Sale Number 1054, Lot Number 487, Off-Cover Stamps and Cancellations, 1c-12c3c Ultramarine (114), 3c Ultramarine (114)3c Ultramarine (114). 15 used stamps, each with fancy cancel, incl. solid 5-point Star, Negative "OK", "Aug", "U.S.", Heart in Circle, green Solid Star, few rosettes, Masonic, "E", "S" in Circle, Negative Star, stamps with few faults, each is notable for the desirability of the cancel as all are almost full strikes

E. 500-750
750
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488
 
Sale Number 1054, Lot Number 488, Off-Cover Stamps and Cancellations, 1c-12c3c Ultramarine (114), 3c Ultramarine (114)3c Ultramarine (114). Rich color, bold strike of Star fancy cancel of New York City, tiny corner crease at top right, Extremely Fine strike

E. 200-300
150
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489
 
Sale Number 1054, Lot Number 489, Off-Cover Stamps and Cancellations, 1c-12c6c Ultramarine (115), 6c Ultramarine (115)6c Ultramarine (115). Three used singles, better cancels incl. Pinwheel of Ripon Wis., Flower of Lansing Mich., last is 6-Point Hollow Star, few small faults, Very Fine strikes

675
350
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490
 
Sale Number 1054, Lot Number 490, Off-Cover Stamps and Cancellations, 1c-12c6c Ultramarine (115), 6c Ultramarine (115)6c Ultramarine (115). Six used stamps, range of fancy cancels incl. 8-Point rosette (2, one from Waterbury Conn.), blue crossroads, target, Masonic Square and Compass, red cork, stamps with few flaws, the cancels are Very Fine, three with older P.F. certificates

E. 300-400
350
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491
 
Sale Number 1054, Lot Number 491, Off-Cover Stamps and Cancellations, 1c-12c10c Yellow (116), 10c Yellow (116)10c Yellow (116). Radiant color, clear strike of "B62" in barred oval cancel of Hong Kong, tiny tear at bottom left, otherwise Fine, extremely rare cancel on this issue

E. 300-400
200
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492
 
Sale Number 1054, Lot Number 492, Off-Cover Stamps and Cancellations, 1c-12c10c Yellow (116), 10c Yellow (116)10c Yellow (116). Vibrant color nicely complemented by blue Shield fancy cancel, stamp defective, still a Very Fine strike, with 1998 P.F. certificate

E. 100-150
120
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493
 
Sale Number 1054, Lot Number 493, Off-Cover Stamps and Cancellations, 1c-12c10c Yellow (116), 10c Yellow (116)10c Yellow (116). Six used stamps, nice range of cancels incl. blue Shield of Detroit (faults), red lozenge of Baltimore, San Francisco, three N.Y. Foreign Mail, overall Fine-Very Fine, three with 1998-2000 P.F. certificates

E. 200-300
250
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494
 
Sale Number 1054, Lot Number 494, Off-Cover Stamps and Cancellations, 1c-12c10c Yellow (116), 10c Yellow (116)10c Yellow (116). Three singles, each with Japan cancel incl. Hiogo double-circle handstamp, partial strike of Yokohama circular datestamp, Nagasaki "X", latter s.e. at left and small corner crease, Yokohama light horizontal crease at bottom, Very Fine appearance, scarce cancels

E. 200-300
190
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495
 
Sale Number 1054, Lot Number 495, Off-Cover Stamps and Cancellations, 1c-12c10c Yellow (116), 10c Yellow (116)10c Yellow (116). Horizontal strip of three, two well-struck "N. York Steamship" circular datestamps, bright color, well-centered, left stamp with vertical crease, center stamp with short top right corner perf, otherwise Very Fine, Scott Retail as pair and single

465
350
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496
 
Sale Number 1054, Lot Number 496, Off-Cover Stamps and Cancellations, 1c-12c12c Green (117), 12c Green (117)12c Green (117). Wide margins, crisp impression and fresh color, New York Foreign Mail cancel (Weiss TR-W4a), trace of red transit, Very Fine and choice, with 2002 P.F. certificate, Scott Retail with red cancel

290
225
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497
 
Sale Number 1054, Lot Number 497, Off-Cover Stamps and Cancellations, 1c-12c12c Green (117), 12c Green (117)12c Green (117). Bright color, well-centered, bold strike of New York Foreign Mail cancel (Weiss TR-S3), Very Fine, with 2002 P.F. certificate

140
150
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498
 
Sale Number 1054, Lot Number 498, Off-Cover Stamps and Cancellations, 1c-12c12c Green (117), 12c Green (117)12c Green (117). Bold strike of Propeller in Circle fancy cancel of Irwin Station Pa., small flaws incl. thin and corner creases, appears Fine

140
100
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499
 
Sale Number 1054, Lot Number 499, Off-Cover Stamps and Cancellations, 1c-12c12c Green (117), 12c Green (117)12c Green (117). Two, each with bold strike of New York Foreign Mail Geometric cancel, incl. Weiss GE-EN4 and GE-EN8, stamps with few small flaws, Very Fine strikes

E. 200-300
200
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500
 
Sale Number 1054, Lot Number 500, Off-Cover Stamps and Cancellations, 1c-12c12c Green (117), 12c Green (117)12c Green (117). Seven used stamps mounted on an exhibit page, nice range of cancels incl. "Paid", "Paid 3" in circle, negative Star, Star, Leaf, "B" of Bristol Pa., generally Fine centering, a few small flaws to be expected, attractive group

1,260
750
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