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Sale 1074 — A Portion of The Wade Saadi Struck on Stamps Collection

Sale Date — Wednesday, 25 June, 2014

Category — 12c 1861 Issue (Scott 69)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
701
 
Sale Number 1074, Lot Number 701, 12c 1861 Issue (Scott 69)12c Black (69), 12c Black (69)12c Black (69). Gorgeous centering with wide and balanced margins, intense shade and impression, light strikes of target cancel and circular datestamp, also red circular datestamp with "Paid" clearly visible at top, Extremely Fine Gem, with 1990 P.F. certificate

125
700
702
 
Sale Number 1074, Lot Number 702, 12c 1861 Issue (Scott 69)12c Black (69), 12c Black (69)12c Black (69). Well-proportioned margins, deep shade and detailed impression, neat strike of red circular datestamp, Extremely Fine, ex White, with 1984 and 1991 P.F. certificates

125
400
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703
 
Sale Number 1074, Lot Number 703, 12c 1861 Issue (Scott 69)12c Black (69), 12c Black (69)12c Black (69). Bright shade and paper, wide and balanced margins, neat strike of red grid cancel, fresh and Extremely Fine, a pretty stamp, with 1988 and 1989 P.F. certificates, the former as a pair

125
600
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704
 
Sale Number 1074, Lot Number 704, 12c 1861 Issue (Scott 69)12c Black (69), 12c Black (69)12c Black (69). Intense shade and impression, gorgeous centering, light strike of violet grid cancel, Extremely Fine, rare with the violet cancel, with 1991 P.F. certificate

E. 200-300
275
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705
 
Sale Number 1074, Lot Number 705, 12c 1861 Issue (Scott 69)12c Black (69), 12c Black (69)12c Black (69). Well-balanced margins, bold strike of large Boston "Paid" grid cancel, fresh and Extremely Fine, ex Newbury and Koppersmith, with 1988 and 1992 P.F. certificates

105
400
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706
 
Sale Number 1074, Lot Number 706, 12c 1861 Issue (Scott 69)12c Black (69), 12c Black (69)12c Black (69). Wide margins, detailed impression, neat strike of Circular Patent cancel of Buffalo N.Y. (Skinner-Eno PN-F 20), Extremely Fine, an unusual cancel, with 1993 P.F. certificate, Scott Retail with no premium for the patent cancel

100
225
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707
 
Sale Number 1074, Lot Number 707, 12c 1861 Issue (Scott 69)12c Black (69), 12c Black (69)12c Black (69). Well-balanced margins, bold strike of circle of 12 wedges cancel and part of red circular datestamp at lower right, Very Fine and choice, with 1992 P.F. certificate

125
140
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708
 
Sale Number 1074, Lot Number 708, 12c 1861 Issue (Scott 69)12c Black (69), 12c Black (69)12c Black (69). Intense shade and proof-like impression on crisp paper, bold strike of blue target cancel, Extremely Fine, a beautiful stamp, with 1988 and 1989 P.F. and 2014 P.S.E. certificates (XF 90; SMQ $375.00)

105
275
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709
 
Sale Number 1074, Lot Number 709, 12c 1861 Issue (Scott 69)12c Black (69), 12c Black (69)12c Black (69). Deep shade on bright paper, well-struck San Francisco cogwheel cancel, Very Fine and choice, ex Meyersburg, with 1987 and 1991 P.F. certificates

100
140
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710
 
Sale Number 1074, Lot Number 710, 12c 1861 Issue (Scott 69)12c Black (69), 12c Black (69)12c Black (69). Radiant color, unusual grid in double-line circle cancel, Very Fine, with 1988 and 1992 P.F. certificates

100
60
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711
 
Sale Number 1074, Lot Number 711, 12c 1861 Issue (Scott 69)12c Black (69), 12c Black (69)12c Black (69). Intense shade and impression, bold strikes of blue crossroads and red circular datestamp cancel, Very Fine and choice, with 1989 and 1991 P.F. certificates

130
170
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712
 
Sale Number 1074, Lot Number 712, 12c 1861 Issue (Scott 69)12c Black (69), 12c Black (69)12c Black (69). Well-balanced margins, bold magenta circle of wedges cancel, Very Fine and choice, scarce with the magenta cancel, with 1991 P.F. certificate

200
550
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713
 
Sale Number 1074, Lot Number 713, 12c 1861 Issue (Scott 69)12c Black (69), 12c Black (69)12c Black (69). Radiant color, bold strike of blue quartered cork cancel and trace of matching circular datestamp at left, Very Fine and choice, ex Koppersmith, with 1988 and 1991 P.F. certificates

105
300
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714
 
Sale Number 1074, Lot Number 714, 12c 1861 Issue (Scott 69)12c Black (69), 12c Black (69)12c Black (69). Bright shade nicely complemented by red Newark N.J. double-circle datestamp, Very Fine and choice, scarce use of red datestamp to cancel 12c 1861, with 1989 P.F. certificate

125
300
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715
 
Sale Number 1074, Lot Number 715, 12c 1861 Issue (Scott 69)12c Black (69), 12c Black (69)12c Black (69). Crisp impression, target cancels and red 12c New York credit circular datestamp, Very Fine and choice, with 1992 P.F. certificate

125
275
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716
 
Sale Number 1074, Lot Number 716, 12c 1861 Issue (Scott 69)12c Black (69), 12c Black (69)12c Black (69). Choice centering with balanced margins, intense shade, neat strike of "PAID" in lozenge handstamp, Very Fine and choice, with 1994 P.F. certificate

105
110
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717
 
Sale Number 1074, Lot Number 717, 12c 1861 Issue (Scott 69)12c Black (69), 12c Black (69)12c Black (69). Three Jumbo margins, bright shade, neat strike of "DUE 3" in circle handstamp and circular datestamp, Very Fine, unusual cancel on a 12c stamp

100
70
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718
 
Sale Number 1074, Lot Number 718, 12c 1861 Issue (Scott 69)12c Black (69), 12c Black (69)12c Black (69). Intense shade and detailed impression, bold strike of solid 5-Point Star in Circle fancy cancel, partial second strike at left, negligible corner perf crease at top left, still Extremely Fine and remarkably beautiful, a true collector would never let a trivial imperfection get between him and this stamp

E. 200-300
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719
 
Sale Number 1074, Lot Number 719, 12c 1861 Issue (Scott 69)12c Black (69), 12c Black (69)12c Black (69). Crisp impression, well-struck outline 5-Point Star in Circle fancy cancel on Norridgewock Me. struck in mix of red and black inks (Skinner-Eno ST-O 20), small corner crease at top right, Very Fine strike of this rare fancy cancel

E. 200-300
110
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720
 
Sale Number 1074, Lot Number 720, 12c 1861 Issue (Scott 69)12c Black (69), 12c Black (69)12c Black (69). Intense shade nicely complemented by blue German transit double-circle datestamp, Very Fine and choice, with 1989 P.F. certificate, Scott Retail with no premium for the German cancel

105
300
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721
 
Sale Number 1074, Lot Number 721, 12c 1861 Issue (Scott 69)12c Black (69), 12c Black (69)12c Black (69). Crisp impression, clear strike of red "Supplementary Mail" Type A cancel and part of additional cancel at top, small closed tear at bottom center is barely noticeable, Very Fine strike of this cancel, ex Keightley, with 1992 P.F. certificate

170
100
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722
 
Sale Number 1074, Lot Number 722, 12c 1861 Issue (Scott 69)12c Black (69), 12c Black (69)12c Black (69). Horizontal pair, tied by "Shelbyville Mo. Sep. 21" circular datestamp on small piece, each stamp with "PAID" in lozenge handstamp, Very Fine, with 1997 P.F. certificate

250
120
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723
 
Sale Number 1074, Lot Number 723, 12c 1861 Issue (Scott 69)12c Black (69), 12c Black (69)12c Black (69). Horizontal pair, radiant color nicely complemented by dark green segmented grid cancels, intact perfs at left, Very Fine strikes, the 12c 1861 is extremely rare cancelled in green, ex Ishikawa and Koppersmith, with 1988 and 1992 P.F. certificates

1,340
400
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724
bl
Sale Number 1074, Lot Number 724, 12c 1861 Issue (Scott 69)12c Black (69), 12c Black (69)12c Black (69). Block of four, remarkably choice centering, proof-like impression, bold large grid cancels, light horizontal crease at top of top left stamp, few minor perf separations, still Very Fine, used blocks of the 12c 1861 are very rare, bottom left stamp red backstamp

1,100
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