Sale 1107 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday-Wednesday, 28-29 July, 2015

Category — 1869 Pictorial Issue and R-Issue (Scott 112-131)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
224
Pbl
Sale 1107, Lot 224, 1869 Pictorial Issue and R-Issue (Scott 112-131)1c-24c 1869 Pictorial Issue, Plate Proofs on India (112P3-117P3, 119P3-120P3). Blocks of four, 1c on original card backing, virtually all with choice large margins, Very Fine-Extremely Fine, exceptionally nice lot

2,410
1,000
225
Pbl
Sale 1107, Lot 225, 1869 Pictorial Issue and R-Issue (Scott 112-131)1c-12c 1869 Pictorial Issue, Plate Proofs on Card (112P4-117P4). Blocks of four, incl. extra 12c, large margins, Very Fine-Extremely Fine, also incl. singles of 10c and 30c

2,280
650
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226
P
Sale 1107, Lot 226, 1869 Pictorial Issue and R-Issue (Scott 112-131)2c, 12c 1869 Pictorial Issue, Plate Proofs on India (113P3, 117P3). Block of six of 2c, bottom sheet margin vertical strip of five of 12c, large margins, rich colors, Very Fine

480
350
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227
E
Sale 1107, Lot 227, 1869 Pictorial Issue and R-Issue (Scott 112-131)5c Blue, Large Lettering, Large Die Essay on Clear White Bond (115-E1h). 28 x 32mm, rich color, Very Fine

600
150
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228
E
Sale 1107, Lot 228, 1869 Pictorial Issue and R-Issue (Scott 112-131)15c Blue Green, Ty. III, Large Die Essay on India, Red "15" Overprint (129-E1a). 31 x 30mm, brilliant colors

VERY FINE EXAMPLE OF THIS RARE ESSAY.

Ex Laehder. This is the only example in this color combination contained in Power Search. Scott Retail as dies sunk

3,500
1,300
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229
ogbl
Sale 1107, Lot 229, 1869 Pictorial Issue and R-Issue (Scott 112-131)2c Brown (113). Block of twelve, original gum, lightly hinged, bright shade, faint horizontal crease affects top stamps

MOSTLY FINE-VERY FINE. A CHOICE 1869 MULTIPLE OF THE DIFFICULT 2-CENT DENOMINATION. THE BOTTOM LEFT STAMP IS AN EXTREMELY FINE GEM.

Scott Retail as two blocks of four and two pairs

9,900
2,500
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230
og
Sale 1107, Lot 230, 1869 Pictorial Issue and R-Issue (Scott 112-131)3c Ultramarine, Split Grill (114 var.). Original gum, lightly hinged, remarkably fresh with beautiful color and attractive margins, Very Fine, with 1999 P.F. certificate

300
150
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231
nhbl
Sale 1107, Lot 231, 1869 Pictorial Issue and R-Issue (Scott 112-131)3c Ultramarine, Split Grill (114 var). Mint N.H. block of fifteen, incredibly fresh and intact with long full perfs all around, bright color, strong grill impressions with splits clearly visible

FINE-VERY FINE. A PRISTINE MINT NEVER-HINGED BLOCK OF THE 3-CENT 1869 ISSUE WITH SPLIT GRILL.

With 1994 P.S.E. certificate. Scott Retail as fifteen hinged singles with split grill

4,500
1,600
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232
ogbl
Sale 1107, Lot 232, 1869 Pictorial Issue and R-Issue (Scott 112-131)3c Ultramarine (114). Block of four, original gum, rich color, Fine

1,400
325
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233
 
Sale 1107, Lot 233, 1869 Pictorial Issue and R-Issue (Scott 112-131)3c Ultramarine (114). S.e. at right, rich color, clear strike of blue Winged Insect fancy cancel of Mt. Vernon O. (Skinner-Eno PA-I 12), slightly short perf at top, Extremely Fine strike of this desirable cancel, with 1981 P.F. certificate

E. 400-500
225
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234
ogbl
Sale 1107, Lot 234, 1869 Pictorial Issue and R-Issue (Scott 112-131)6c Ultramarine (115). Block of four, full original gum, bottom stamps very lightly hinged, bright color

FINE-VERY FINE. A RARE BLOCK OF THE 6-CENT 1869 PICTORIAL ISSUE.

Jonathan Rose estimates that there are 7-8 unused blocks of the 6c 1869 Pictorial Issue. Of these, most have perfs significantly into the design.

Ex Argentum. With 1989 P.F. certificate

16,500
7,000
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235
 
Sale 1107, Lot 235, 1869 Pictorial Issue and R-Issue (Scott 112-131)10c Yellow (116). Vivid color, neat cork cancel at upper left leaves design clearly visible, Extremely Fine, with 2013 P.F. certificate (XF 90)

130
300
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236
og
Sale 1107, Lot 236, 1869 Pictorial Issue and R-Issue (Scott 112-131)12c Green (117). Original gum, h.r., Fine

1,900
225
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237
og
Sale 1107, Lot 237, 1869 Pictorial Issue and R-Issue (Scott 112-131)15c Brown & Blue, Ty. I (118). Large part original gum, lovely colors with clear impressions, trivial greenish offset on gum (from 24c?), Fine

9,500
0
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238
 
Sale 1107, Lot 238, 1869 Pictorial Issue and R-Issue (Scott 112-131)15c Brown & Blue, Ty. II (119). Wide margins, fresh colors, lightly cancelled, Extremely Fine, with 1999 and 2006 P.F. certificates (XF 90), with 2009 P.S.A.G. certificate (90 used)

225
475
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239
 
Sale 1107, Lot 239, 1869 Pictorial Issue and R-Issue (Scott 112-131)15c Brown & Blue, Ty. II (119). Deep rich colors and proof-like impressions, choice centering with well-proportioned margins, neat cork cancel, Extremely Fine, a beautiful stamp, with 2002 P.F. certificate

225
500
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240
 
Sale 1107, Lot 240, 1869 Pictorial Issue and R-Issue (Scott 112-131)15c Brown & Blue, Ty. II (119). Rich colors, neat blue target cancel, Very Fine, ex Wunsch, with 2014 P.F. certificate

285
375
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241
ng
Sale 1107, Lot 241, 1869 Pictorial Issue and R-Issue (Scott 112-131)24c Green & Violet (120). Unused, regummed according to most recent certificate, "sweated" gum on older certificate, intense colors and sharp impressions, Very Fine and choice, with 1985 P.F. and 2015 P.S.E. certificates (RG, VF 80; SMQ $2,750.00)

2,800
1,400
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242
 
Sale 1107, Lot 242, 1869 Pictorial Issue and R-Issue (Scott 112-131)24c Green & Violet (120). Rich colors and proof-like impressions on crisp paper, perfect strike of 8-petal rosette cancel, well-proportioned margins

EXTREMELY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL USED EXAMPLE OF THE 24-CENT 1869 PICTORIAL ISSUE.

With 2001 and 2014 .P.F. certificates

675
900
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243
 
Sale 1107, Lot 243, 1869 Pictorial Issue and R-Issue (Scott 112-131)24c Green & Violet (120). Intense shade, light strike of cork and also red London transit cancel, fresh and Fine, with 1994 P.F. certificate

1,175
0
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244
og
Sale 1107, Lot 244, 1869 Pictorial Issue and R-Issue (Scott 112-131)30c Ultramarine & Carmine (121). Part original gum, wide margins, attractive fresh colors, Fine

5,250
0
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245
 
Sale 1107, Lot 245, 1869 Pictorial Issue and R-Issue (Scott 112-131)30c Ultramarine & Carmine (121). Rich colors, neat crossroads cork cancel, Very Fine and choice, with 2011 P.F. certificate (VF-XF 85)

450
550
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246
 
Sale 1107, Lot 246, 1869 Pictorial Issue and R-Issue (Scott 112-131)30c Ultramarine & Carmine (121). Wide margins, fresh colors, cork cancel and portion of red "New York Paid All Direct" foreign mail circular datestamp, Very Fine, with 1989 P.F. certificate, Scott Retail with red handstamp

700
300
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247
 
Sale 1107, Lot 247, 1869 Pictorial Issue and R-Issue (Scott 112-131)30c Ultramarine & Carmine (121). Rich colors, neat quartered cork cancel, reperfed at right, Very Fine appearance, with 2014 P.F. certificate

450
225
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248
 
Sale 1107, Lot 248, 1869 Pictorial Issue and R-Issue (Scott 112-131)90c Carmine & Black (122). Unused (no gum), fresh colors, minor toning shows mostly on back, Fine and scarce unused stamp

4,000
650
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249
 
Sale 1107, Lot 249, 1869 Pictorial Issue and R-Issue (Scott 112-131)90c Carmine & Black (122). Rich colors and detailed impressions, neat strike of cork cancel

VERY FINE USED EXAMPLE OF THE 90-CENT 1869 PICTORIAL ISSUE.

Brun backstamp. With 1983 and 2014 P.F. certificates

2,000
2,400
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250
 
Sale 1107, Lot 250, 1869 Pictorial Issue and R-Issue (Scott 112-131)90c Carmine & Black (122). Rich colors, unobtrusive cork cancel, sound and Very Fine, with 2006 P.S.E. certificate

2,000
1,600
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251
 
Sale 1107, Lot 251, 1869 Pictorial Issue and R-Issue (Scott 112-131)90c Carmine Rose & Black (122). Rich colors, socked-on-the-nose target cancel, small stain in margin on back just shows thru at lower right, appears Fine, while target cancels are commonly found on the lower 1869 values, they are very seldom seen on the 90c, with clear 1978 P.F. certificate

2,000
500
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252
 
Sale 1107, Lot 252, 1869 Pictorial Issue and R-Issue (Scott 112-131)1c Buff, Re-Issue (123). Vertical pair, intense shade and impression, bold New York registry oval cancels, Very Fine and choice, used multiples are rare, no blocks are contained in Power Search and this is the first off-cover pair we have offered since keeping computerized records, with 2003 P.F. certificate, Scott Retail as singles

800
0
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253
 
Sale 1107, Lot 253, 1869 Pictorial Issue and R-Issue (Scott 112-131)24c Green & Violet, Re-Issue (130). Well-centered, rich re-issue colors, New York circular datestamp cancel, Very Fine and choice, a desirable and scarce used 24c 1869 Re-issue, with 1995 P.F. certificate

1,750
1,600
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254
og
Sale 1107, Lot 254, 1869 Pictorial Issue and R-Issue (Scott 112-131)30c Blue & Carmine, Re-Issue (131). Small part original gum, rich re-issue color and impression, Fine, Scott Retail as original gum $2,500.00, as no gum

1,100
750
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