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Sale 1150 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Wednesday, 1 March, 2017

Category — 1c-24c 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-120)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
706
 
Sale Number 1150, Lot Number 706, 1c-24c 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-120)1c-90c 1869 Pictorial Issue (112-122), 1c-90c 1869 Pictorial Issue (112-122)1c-90c 1869 Pictorial Issue (112-122). Complete set, few different cancels including blue target on 3c, rich colors, some faults, overall appear Fine

4,637
850
707
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Sale Number 1150, Lot Number 707, 1c-24c 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-120)1c Buff (112), 1c Buff (112)1c Buff (112). Original gum, lightly hinged, deep rich color, wide margins, fresh and Very Fine, with 1984 P.F. certificate

600
250
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708
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Sale Number 1150, Lot Number 708, 1c-24c 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-120)1c Buff (112), 1c Buff (112)1c Buff (112). Unused (no gum), essentially perfect centering, deep rich color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2016 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; unpriced in SMQ without gum above the grade of 90, SMQ $375.00 for no-gum 90)

225
750
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709
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Sale Number 1150, Lot Number 709, 1c-24c 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-120)1c Buff, Split Grill (112 var), 1c Buff, Split Grill (112 var)1c Buff, Split Grill (112 var). Unused (no gum), horizontally split grill with couple rows at top, strong grill impressions, rich color, Extremely Fine, with 2003 P.F. certificate, Scott Retail without split grill premium

225
225
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710°
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Sale Number 1150, Lot Number 710, 1c-24c 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-120)2c Brown (113). Mint N.H, 2c Brown (113). Mint N.H2c Brown (113). Mint N.H., brilliant color, choice centering with wide margins

EXTREMELY FINE MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 2-CENT 1869 PICTORIAL ISSUE. THIS IS A DIFFICULT ISSUE TO OBTAIN IN MINT NEVER-HINGED CONDITION WITH SUCH WIDE MARGINS.

With 2003 P.F. certificate. Scott Retail as hinged

525
2,700
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711
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Sale Number 1150, Lot Number 711, 1c-24c 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-120)2c Brown (113), 2c Brown (113)2c Brown (113). Original gum, well-balanced margins, proof-like impression, Very Fine and choice, a beautiful stamp, with 1993 P.S.E. certificate

525
325
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712
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Sale Number 1150, Lot Number 712, 1c-24c 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-120)2c Brown (113), 2c Brown (113)2c Brown (113). Horizontal strip of five with selvage at right, original gum, three left stamps faintly hinged, two right stamps Mint N.H., wide margins, rich color, Fine-Very Fine, catalogued as hinged singles

2,625
600
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713
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Sale Number 1150, Lot Number 713, 1c-24c 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-120)2c Brown (113). Mint N.H, 2c Brown (113). Mint N.H2c Brown (113). Mint N.H. "L" shaped strip of four, with selvage on two stamps, rich color, light gum crease on bottom two stamps, otherwise Fine, catalogued as hinged singles

2,100
400
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714
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Sale Number 1150, Lot Number 714, 1c-24c 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-120)2c Brown (113), 2c Brown (113)2c Brown (113). Block of four, original gum, top pair well-centered, fresh color, Fine-Very Fine

3,750
850
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715
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Sale Number 1150, Lot Number 715, 1c-24c 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-120)2c Brown (113), 2c Brown (113)2c Brown (113). Block of four, slightly disturbed original gum, lovely rich color, Fine

3,750
500
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716
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Sale Number 1150, Lot Number 716, 1c-24c 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-120)2c Brown (113), 2c Brown (113)2c Brown (113). Block of twelve, original gum, most stamps with varying degrees of gum loss (some quite minor), top right stamp Mint N.H., rich color, gum creasing affects six stamps, Fine-Very Fine appearance, catalogued as two blocks of four and two pairs

9,800
800
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717
E
Sale Number 1150, Lot Number 717, 1c-24c 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-120)5c Washington, Large Lettering, Large Die Essay on Proof Paper (115-E1c), 5c Washington, Large Lettering, Large Die Essay on Proof Paper (115-E1c)5c Washington, Large Lettering, Large Die Essay on Proof Paper (115-E1c). 41 x 65mm in Dark Olive Brown, some natural paper irregularities far from design, Very Fine

600
0
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718
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Sale Number 1150, Lot Number 718, 1c-24c 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-120)6c Ultramarine (115), 6c Ultramarine (115)6c Ultramarine (115). Original gum, vibrant shade, clear grill, choice centering with wide margins, remarkably fresh

EXTREMELY FINE. AN OUTSTANDING ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 6-CENT 1869 PICTORIAL ISSUE.

With 1990 P.F. certificate

2,750
5,250
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719
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Sale Number 1150, Lot Number 719, 1c-24c 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-120)6c Ultramarine (115), 6c Ultramarine (115)6c Ultramarine (115). Original gum, rich color, attractive margins and centering with perfs clear of design all around, Fine, with 2013 P.S.E. certificate

2,750
450
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720
 
Sale Number 1150, Lot Number 720, 1c-24c 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-120)6c Ultramarine (115), 6c Ultramarine (115)6c Ultramarine (115). Jumbo margins, blue grid cancels, Extremely Fine, a huge stamp, with 1989 P.F. certificate

250
130
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721
 
Sale Number 1150, Lot Number 721, 1c-24c 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-120)10c Yellow (116), 10c Yellow (116)10c Yellow (116). Three stamps, two with purple cancels, first with cork and small portion of black cancel, second with Philadelphia "Paid All" circular datestamp (reperforated at left), ex Rose, third neat crossroads cancel with Reddish Black cancel, Fine-Very Fine trio, each with 2016 P.F. certificate

900
225
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Sale Number 1150, Lot Number 722, 1c-24c 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-120)12c Green (117), 12c Green (117)12c Green (117). Original gum, lightly hinged, near perfect centering with wide margins all around, deep rich color and intense proof-like impression

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. AN OUTSTANDING EXAMPLE OF THE 12-CENT 1869 STAMP -- ONE OF THE MORE DIFFICULT 1869 PICTORIAL ISSUES TO FIND IN THIS CHOICE ORIGINAL-GUM CONDITION.

With 1997 P.F. certificate

1,900
0
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723
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Sale Number 1150, Lot Number 723, 1c-24c 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-120)12c Green (117), 12c Green (117)12c Green (117). Original gum, rich color, fresh and Fine, with 1991 P.F. certificate

1,900
600
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724
 
Sale Number 1150, Lot Number 724, 1c-24c 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-120)12c Green (117), 12c Green (117)12c Green (117). Almost perfectly centered with extra wide margins, proof-like impression, circle of wedges cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, with 1991 P.F. certificate

120
180
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725
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Sale Number 1150, Lot Number 725, 1c-24c 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-120)15c Brown & Blue, Ty. I (118), 15c Brown & Blue, Ty. I (118)15c Brown & Blue, Ty. I (118). Unused (no gum), deep rich colors, reperfed at bottom, Fine appearance

3,250
0
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726
 
Sale Number 1150, Lot Number 726, 1c-24c 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-120)15c Brown & Blue, Ty. I (118), 15c Brown & Blue, Ty. I (118)15c Brown & Blue, Ty. I (118). Beautiful centering with huge and balanced margins, radiant colors and crisp impressions, neat strike of quartered cork cancel

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB USED EXAMPLE OF THE TYPE I 1869 PICTORIAL ISSUE.

Ex Natalee Grace. With 1980 and 1999 P.F. certificates.

850
1,900
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727
 
Sale Number 1150, Lot Number 727, 1c-24c 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-120)15c Brown & Blue, Ty. I (118), 15c Brown & Blue, Ty. I (118)15c Brown & Blue, Ty. I (118). Beautifully centered, rich colors on nicely blued paper, light cancel, Extremely Fine, an exceptional stamp, with 2002 P.F. certificate

850
375
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Sale Number 1150, Lot Number 728, 1c-24c 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-120)15c Brown & Blue, Ty. II (119), 15c Brown & Blue, Ty. II (119)15c Brown & Blue, Ty. II (119). Original gum, lightly hinged, pretty shade with vignette perfectly aligned to the frame, choice centering with well-balanced margins

EXTREMELY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 15-CENT TYPE II 1869 PICTORIAL ISSUE.

With 2006 P.F. certificate

3,250
2,600
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729°
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Sale Number 1150, Lot Number 729, 1c-24c 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-120)15c Brown & Blue, Ty. II (119), 15c Brown & Blue, Ty. II (119)15c Brown & Blue, Ty. II (119). Block of four, original gum, h.r., rich colors, bottom stamps horizontal crease at bottom, top left stamp small natural gum bend at bottom left

FINE APPEARANCE. A SCARCE ORIGINAL-GUM BLOCK OF FOUR OF THE 15-CENT TYPE II 1869 PICTORIAL ISSUE.

Blocks of this issue tend to be wildly off-center, with perfs heavily cutting into the design. The example offered here has better centering than most.

Ex Frelinghuysen. Scott Retail $18,000.00

E. 2,000-3,000
1,600
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730
 
Sale Number 1150, Lot Number 730, 1c-24c 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-120)15c Brown & Blue, Ty. II, Center Inverted (119b), 15c Brown & Blue, Ty. II, Center Inverted (119b)15c Brown & Blue, Ty. II, Center Inverted (119b). Neat cork cancel leaves frame and inverted vignette clearly visible, trace of red cancel at bottom left, few flaws including creases and tiny thins

VERY FINE CENTERING. AN ATTRACTIVE USED EXAMPLE OF THE 15-CENT 1869 PICTORIAL INVERT.

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 100 used copies of Scott 119b (there are an additional three used examples of Scott 119c). 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-79. P.S.E. encapsulated (G 30)

22,500
6,500
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Sale Number 1150, Lot Number 731, 1c-24c 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-120)24c Green & Violet (120), 24c Green & Violet (120)24c Green & Violet (120). Original gum, clearly-defined grill, rich colors on bright paper, choice centering with wide margins

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

The 24c 1869 Pictorial, even in original-gum condition, is not a rare stamp. However, centering and soundness are elusive qualities among examples of this issue. This stamp has color, centering and margins that appear more like its re-issue counterpart.

With 1998 P.F. certificate

8,000
5,750
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732
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Sale Number 1150, Lot Number 732, 1c-24c 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-120)24c Green & Violet (120), 24c Green & Violet (120)24c Green & Violet (120). Original gum, slightly disturbed from hinge removal, fresh colors, wide margins and well-centered

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

With 1986 P.F. certificate

8,000
3,000
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733
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Sale Number 1150, Lot Number 733, 1c-24c 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-120)24c Green & Violet (120), 24c Green & Violet (120)24c Green & Violet (120). Unused (no gum), rich colors, fresh and Fine

2,800
0
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734
 
Sale Number 1150, Lot Number 734, 1c-24c 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-120)24c Green & Violet (120), 24c Green & Violet (120)24c Green & Violet (120). Wide margins with excellent centering, intense color and impression, Extremely Fine, with 1984 P.F. certificate

650
0
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735
 
Sale Number 1150, Lot Number 735, 1c-24c 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-120)24c Green & Violet (120), 24c Green & Violet (120)24c Green & Violet (120). Well-balanced margins, rich color, light strike of cork cancel, Very Fine and choice, with 2004 P.F. certificate

650
275
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