Sale 1174 — The J. R. Helton, Jr. Collection of Used United States Stamps

Sale Date — Wednesday, 7 March, 2018

Category — 1869 Pictorial Issue and Re-Issue (Scott 112-123)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
42
 
Sale 1174, Lot 42, 1869 Pictorial Issue and Re-Issue (Scott 112-123)2c Brown (113). Deep rich color on bright paper, Jumbo margins, cork cancel, Extremely Fine, an attractive stamp, with 2011 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90 Jumbo; SMQ $475.00)

75
250
43
 
Sale 1174, Lot 43, 1869 Pictorial Issue and Re-Issue (Scott 112-123)3c Ultramarine (114). Essentially Jumbo margins and beautifully centered, marvelous color and impression, dark blue Cincinnati circular datestamp and target cancels, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2007 and 2015 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $400.00)

21
650
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44
 
Sale 1174, Lot 44, 1869 Pictorial Issue and Re-Issue (Scott 112-123)10c Yellow (116). Wonderfully wide margins with outstanding centering, light cork cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, P.S.E. Encapsulated (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,050.00), only five grade higher

110
500
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45
 
Sale 1174, Lot 45, 1869 Pictorial Issue and Re-Issue (Scott 112-123)10c Yellow (116). Two singles, both with choice centering and margins, first with rosette and town cancels, second with target and town cancels, Extremely Fine, with 2007 and 2008 P.S.E. certificates respectively (XF 90; total SMQ $850.00)

220
375
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46
 
Sale 1174, Lot 46, 1869 Pictorial Issue and Re-Issue (Scott 112-123)10c Yellow (116). Attractive margins and centering, cancelled by Japanese "X" chop and red New York "Paid All" exchange office datestamp, Very Fine, the New York foreign mail exchange office datestamp indicates this stamp was used on a cover addressed beyond the continental U.S., it is not often found on stamps with the Japanese chop cancel, with 2011 P.S.E. certificate (F 70)

E. 300-400
225
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47
 
Sale 1174, Lot 47, 1869 Pictorial Issue and Re-Issue (Scott 112-123)10c Yellow (116). Well-centered with wide balanced margins, bold strike of "College Point Md. Aug. 11" circular datestamp, trace of red cancel at bottom, Extremely Fine, with 2000 and 2016 P.F. certificates

150
275
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48
 
Sale 1174, Lot 48, 1869 Pictorial Issue and Re-Issue (Scott 112-123)12c Green (117). Wide and balanced margins, rich color, neat quartered cork cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2011 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $950.00)

120
550
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49
 
Sale 1174, Lot 49, 1869 Pictorial Issue and Re-Issue (Scott 112-123)12c Green (117). Choice centering, clear red "Transit" marking at bottom, wonderfully rich color, Extremely Fine, with 2016 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $400.00)

270
400
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50
 
Sale 1174, Lot 50, 1869 Pictorial Issue and Re-Issue (Scott 112-123)15c Brown & Blue, Ty. I (118). Bright colors, choice centering, lightly stuck cancel, fresh and Extremely Fine, with 2011 P.S.E. certificate (VF-XF 85; SMQ $1,150.00)

800
650
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51
 
Sale 1174, Lot 51, 1869 Pictorial Issue and Re-Issue (Scott 112-123)15c Brown & Blue, Ty. II (119). Deep rich colors and proof-like impressions on bright paper, unobtrusive cancel, wide margins, fresh and Extremely Fine, with 2001 P.F. and 2008 P.S.E. certificates (XF 90; SMQ $725.00)

200
425
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52
 
Sale 1174, Lot 52, 1869 Pictorial Issue and Re-Issue (Scott 112-123)24c Green & Violet (120). Wide margins with choice centering, fresh colors, light cork cancel leaves entire design clearly visible, Very Fine and choice, with 1992 P.F. and 2011 P.S.E. certificates

600
550
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53
 
Sale 1174, Lot 53, 1869 Pictorial Issue and Re-Issue (Scott 112-123)30c Ultramarine & Carmine (121). Rich colors, cork cancel, balanced margins, Very Fine, P.S.E. Encapsulated (VF-XF 85; SMQ $900.00)

400
225
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54
 
Sale 1174, Lot 54, 1869 Pictorial Issue and Re-Issue (Scott 112-123)90c Carmine & Black (122). Beautifully centered, fresh colors, large bars cancel

EXTREMELY FINE EXAMPLE OF THE 90-CENT 1869 ISSUE GRADED VF-XF 85 BY P.S.E.

P.S.E. Encapsulated (VF-XF 85; SMQ $3,150.00)

1,700
1,400
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55
 
Sale 1174, Lot 55, 1869 Pictorial Issue and Re-Issue (Scott 112-123)90c Carmine & Black (122). Rich colors, neat strike of black town circular datestamp

FINE EXAMPLE OF THE 90-CENT 1869 ISSUE CANCELLED SOLELY BY A BLACK TOWN DATESTAMP.

Due to its rarity, Scott Catalogue assigns a $1,500.00 premium for a black town cancel. Signed A. Diena. With 2016 P.S.E. certificate

3,200
1,800
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56
 
Sale 1174, Lot 56, 1869 Pictorial Issue and Re-Issue (Scott 112-123)1c Buff, Re-Issue (123). Bright color, well-centered within wide margins, unusual hollow circular rim cancel, Extremely Fine, with 2015 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $1,200.00), only six examples have graded higher

425
800
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