Sale 1133 — United States and Possessions

Sale Date — Tuesday-Wednesday, 26-27 July, 2016

Category — 24c-30c 1869 Pictorial Issue, off-Cover (Scott 120-121)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
239
og
Sale 1133, Lot 239, 24c-30c 1869 Pictorial Issue, off-Cover (Scott 120-121)24c Green & Violet (120). Large part original gum which covers most of the back, missing only from the corners, gorgeous colors and proof-like impressions, Jumbo margins and well-centered

VERY FINE AND CHOICE. A BEAUTIFUL WIDE-MARGINED ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 24-CENT 1869 PICTORIAL ISSUE.

With 2016 P.S.E. certificate stating "large part original gum" (POG, VF 80 Jumbo; SMQ with original gum $8,850.00 as 80, $13,250.00 as 85)

8,000
7,000
240
 
Sale 1133, Lot 240, 24c-30c 1869 Pictorial Issue, off-Cover (Scott 120-121)24c Green & Violet (120). Deep rich colors nicely contrasted by red cork cancels, well-balanced margins, Very Fine and choice, a pretty stamp with a prominent colored cancel, with 1983 P.F. certificate

1,150
800
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241
 
Sale 1133, Lot 241, 24c-30c 1869 Pictorial Issue, off-Cover (Scott 120-121)24c Green & Violet (120). Rich colors, very lightly cancelled, Very Fine, with 1993 P.F. certificate

650
425
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242
 
Sale 1133, Lot 242, 24c-30c 1869 Pictorial Issue, off-Cover (Scott 120-121)24c Green & Violet (120). Radiant colors on bright paper, well-proportioned margins, cancelled solely by blue crayon, Very Fine and choice, ex Saadi, with 1991 P.F. certificate

950
425
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243
 
Sale 1133, Lot 243, 24c-30c 1869 Pictorial Issue, off-Cover (Scott 120-121)24c Green & Violet (120). Crisp impressions, cancelled solely by red "24" numeral handstamp, light corner perf crease at top right not mentioned on accompanying certificate, Very Fine appearance, Brettl backstamp, with 1995 P.F. certificate

1,150
2,300
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244
 
Sale 1133, Lot 244, 24c-30c 1869 Pictorial Issue, off-Cover (Scott 120-121)24c Green & Violet (120). Bright colors, clear strike of blue 4-ring target cancel and circular datestamp at bottom, small corner perf crease at top right not mentioned on accompanying certificate, Very Fine appearance, ex Koppersmith and Saadi, with 1988 and 1992 P.F. certificates

950
600
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245
 
Sale 1133, Lot 245, 24c-30c 1869 Pictorial Issue, off-Cover (Scott 120-121)24c Green & Violet (120). Rich colors and crisp impressions, unusual red crossroads cancel, small closed tear at bottom left, Very Fine appearance, tremendous visual appeal, ex Laehder, with 1995 P.F. certificate

1,150
1,600
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246
 
Sale 1133, Lot 246, 24c-30c 1869 Pictorial Issue, off-Cover (Scott 120-121)24c Green & Violet (120). Rich colors, bold strike of circle of V's cancel, tiny corner crease at top right not mentioned on accompanying certificate, Very Fine appearance, with 1992 P.F. certificate

650
300
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247
 
Sale 1133, Lot 247, 24c-30c 1869 Pictorial Issue, off-Cover (Scott 120-121)24c Green & Violet (120). Rich colors, cancelled by purple open bars, small thin spot at bottom, small corner creases, still Fine, rare with the purple cancel which is unlisted in Scott, with 1997 P.F. certificate, Scott Retail with no premium for the colored cancel

650
0
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248
 
Sale 1133, Lot 248, 24c-30c 1869 Pictorial Issue, off-Cover (Scott 120-121)24c Green & Violet (120). Rich colors, clear New York "Supplementary Mail" Type A handstamp, some overall toning, small flaw at top left not mentioned on accompanying certificate, otherwise Fine, a rare cancel on this issue, with 1980 P.F. certificate

850
160
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249
 
Sale 1133, Lot 249, 24c-30c 1869 Pictorial Issue, off-Cover (Scott 120-121)24c Green & Violet (120). Bold strike of blue letter "T" cancel, light diagonal crease at top left, Fine appearance, an exceedingly rare cancel on a high-denomination 1869 Pictorial, with 2009 P.F. certificate

950
600
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250
 
Sale 1133, Lot 250, 24c-30c 1869 Pictorial Issue, off-Cover (Scott 120-121)24c Green & Violet (120). Five, each with blue or red cancel, including two with red corks (different cancels), one with blue quartered cork and red crayon, one with blue open grid, last with large grid, few small faults, Fine-Very Fine appearance, a very useful group for those interested in colored cancels on high-denomination 1869's

5,150
1,500
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251
og
Sale 1133, Lot 251, 24c-30c 1869 Pictorial Issue, off-Cover (Scott 120-121)30c Ultramarine & Carmine (121). Original gum, rich colors, sharp impression on bright white paper, Very Fine, a scarce stamp to find in original-gum condition, with 1996 P.F. certificate

5,000
2,200
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252
og
Sale 1133, Lot 252, 24c-30c 1869 Pictorial Issue, off-Cover (Scott 120-121)30c Ultramarine & Carmine (121). Large part original gum which covers most of the back, missing from the corners, bright colors, attractive centering and margins, Very Fine, with 2016 P.S.E. certificate stating "large part original gum" (POG, F 70; SMQ $2,500.00 as original gum)

5,000
2,250
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253
 
Sale 1133, Lot 253, 24c-30c 1869 Pictorial Issue, off-Cover (Scott 120-121)30c Ultramarine & Carmine (121). Radiant colors, detailed impressions, green "BREMEN/FRANCO" two-line handstamp and black cancel, tiny tear and small vertical crease at left center

FINE APPEARANCE. AN EXTREMELY RARE EXAMPLE OF THE 30-CENT 1869 PICTORIAL ISSUE CANCELLED BY AN UNMISTAKABLY GREEN HANDSTAMP. PERHAPS TWO OR THREE ARE KNOWN CANCELLED IN GREEN.

The online records of the Philatelic Foundation contain this sole example. Our 1997 Jonathan Rose sale contained a sound example with a green Star fancy cancel, which was one of the highlights of that sale. These are the only two recorded examples cancelled in green.

With 1997 P.F. certificate.

7,950
9,500
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254
 
Sale 1133, Lot 254, 24c-30c 1869 Pictorial Issue, off-Cover (Scott 120-121)30c Ultramarine & Carmine (121). Rich colors, choice centering, bold rosette and part of foreign transit cancel ("Franca"?), Extremely Fine, with 1999 P.F. certificate

450
225
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255
 
Sale 1133, Lot 255, 24c-30c 1869 Pictorial Issue, off-Cover (Scott 120-121)30c Ultramarine & Carmine (121). Bright colors, clear but unobtrusive strike of red "1d" British Colonial credit handstamp, Very Fine and choice, especially desirable cancelled solely by this marking which was applied outside of the United States, ex Juhring, with 2002 P.F. certificate

700
1,100
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256
 
Sale 1133, Lot 256, 24c-30c 1869 Pictorial Issue, off-Cover (Scott 120-121)30c Ultramarine & Carmine (121). Rich colors on bright paper, cancelled by red open grid struck in a deep shade, Very Fine and choice, a pretty stamp, with 1998 P.F. certificate

700
1,300
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257
 
Sale 1133, Lot 257, 24c-30c 1869 Pictorial Issue, off-Cover (Scott 120-121)30c Ultramarine & Carmine (121). Wide margins, multiple strikes of deep red cork cancel and stroke of red crayon, Very Fine, zealously cancelled no doubt by a foreign mail clerk, the red creates a very striking stamp, with 1998 P.F. certificate

700
550
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258
 
Sale 1133, Lot 258, 24c-30c 1869 Pictorial Issue, off-Cover (Scott 120-121)30c Ultramarine & Carmine (121). Fresh colors on bright white paper, neat strike of red "leaf" cancel typically used on Supplementary Mail in New York, Very Fine, with 1995 P.F. certificate

700
350
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259
 
Sale 1133, Lot 259, 24c-30c 1869 Pictorial Issue, off-Cover (Scott 120-121)30c Ultramarine & Carmine (121). Rich colors, bold strike of blue "Cincinnati O. May 2" circular datestamp, top left corner trivial perf crease, still fresh and Very Fine, ex Knapp and Hall

700
450
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260
 
Sale 1133, Lot 260, 24c-30c 1869 Pictorial Issue, off-Cover (Scott 120-121)30c Ultramarine & Carmine (121). Cancelled by large blue "ERIE/PA" oval cancel, small thin spot at top center, two tiny tears at top right, Very Fine appearance, a very unusual cancel, with 2000 P.F. certificate

700
160
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261
 
Sale 1133, Lot 261, 24c-30c 1869 Pictorial Issue, off-Cover (Scott 120-121)30c Ultramarine & Carmine (121). Rich colors, cancelled by dark red cork, from combination of red and black cancelling ink, Fine and attractive, with 1981 P.F. certificate

700
275
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262
 
Sale 1133, Lot 262, 24c-30c 1869 Pictorial Issue, off-Cover (Scott 120-121)30c Ultramarine & Carmine (121). Attractive margins and centering, clear strike of purple cork cancel, small repair at left center and small corner crease at top right, Very Fine appearance, a scarce purple cancel on the 30c 1869 Issue, with 1997 P.F. certificate

1,450
250
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263
 
Sale 1133, Lot 263, 24c-30c 1869 Pictorial Issue, off-Cover (Scott 120-121)30c Ultramarine & Carmine (121). Rich colors, neat brown cork cancel (the result of a mixture of black and red inks), small crease at top center, appears Fine, ex Rose, Scott Retail as red cancel

700
225
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264
 
Sale 1133, Lot 264, 24c-30c 1869 Pictorial Issue, off-Cover (Scott 120-121)30c Ultramarine & Carmine (121). Bright colors, clear red 4-point Star fancy cancel, small internal tear in grill, appears Fine, a very scarce fancy cancel on a high-value 1869, with 2000 P.F. certificate, Scott Retail for normal red cancel

700
375
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265
 
Sale 1133, Lot 265, 24c-30c 1869 Pictorial Issue, off-Cover (Scott 120-121)30c Ultramarine & Carmine (121). Bright colors, central strike of blue cork cancel, fresh and Fine, with 2014 P.F. certificate

700
250
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266
 
Sale 1133, Lot 266, 24c-30c 1869 Pictorial Issue, off-Cover (Scott 120-121)30c Ultramarine & Carmine (121). Cancelled by bold strikes of blue cork and circular datestamp cancels, fresh and Fine, with 2000 P.F. certificate

700
225
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267
 
Sale 1133, Lot 267, 24c-30c 1869 Pictorial Issue, off-Cover (Scott 120-121)30c Ultramarine & Carmine (121). Rich colors, clear Japanese "X" cancel, small thin spot in grill, Fine appearance, scarce cancel on this issue

1,250
0
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268
 
Sale 1133, Lot 268, 24c-30c 1869 Pictorial Issue, off-Cover (Scott 120-121)30c Ultramarine & Carmine (121). Vertical pair, both stamps with bold red rosette cancels, small edge tears and creases, perf separations at right, otherwise Fine and extremely rare, while there are several large used blocks recorded of the 30c 1869 Issue, they invariably have smudged black cork cancels and the majority of these cancels are not particularly attractive, this pair with red cancels is exceptional and may well be the only multiple extant with a colored cancel, ex Juhring, Scott Retail as pair plus premium for two red cancels

1,500
0
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269
 
Sale 1133, Lot 269, 24c-30c 1869 Pictorial Issue, off-Cover (Scott 120-121)30c Ultramarine & Carmine (121). Five stamps with colored cancels, one red and four blue, the red with both cork and circular datestamp cancels, the blue including Star, quartered cork and two circular datestamps, a couple minor flaws, Fine and attractive group, two P.F. certificates accompany

3,500
950
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