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Sale 1187 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Wednesday, 25 July, 2018

Category — 1875 Re-Issue of 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 123-133a)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
213
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Sale Number 1187, Lot Number 213, 1875 Re-Issue of 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 123-133a)3c Blue, Re-Issue (125), 3c Blue, Re-Issue (125)3c Blue, Re-Issue (125). Disturbed original gum from hinge removal, deep rich color, Fine and scarce, original sales figures show that among the 1869 Pictorial Re-Issues, the 3c and 90c stamps accounted for the smallest number of units sold (1,406 and 1,356, respectively), with 2015 P.F. certificate

5,000
1,400
214
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Sale Number 1187, Lot Number 214, 1875 Re-Issue of 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 123-133a)6c Blue, Re-Issue (126), 6c Blue, Re-Issue (126)6c Blue, Re-Issue (126). Original gum, bright color, attractive margins and centering, Very Fine, with 1988 and 2002 P.F. certificates

1,700
1,000
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215
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Sale Number 1187, Lot Number 215, 1875 Re-Issue of 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 123-133a)6c Blue, Re-Issue (126), 6c Blue, Re-Issue (126)6c Blue, Re-Issue (126). Disturbed original gum, bright color, Very Fine

1,700
600
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216°
 
Sale Number 1187, Lot Number 216, 1875 Re-Issue of 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 123-133a)10c Yellow, Re-Issue (127), 10c Yellow, Re-Issue (127)10c Yellow, Re-Issue (127). Choice centering and margins, bold strike of New York oval registry cancel, just a hint of oxidation which is barely perceptible

VERY FINE USED EXAMPLE OF THE 10-CENT 1869 PICTORIAL RE-ISSUE.

Ex Coulter and Dauer. With 1974 and 2006 P.F. certificates not mentioning any oxidation (XF 90). SMQ estimates that approximately 30 are known used.

1,800
0
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217
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Sale Number 1187, Lot Number 217, 1875 Re-Issue of 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 123-133a)12c Green, Re-Issue (128), 12c Green, Re-Issue (128)12c Green, Re-Issue (128). Original gum, deep rich color and detailed impression, three wide margins, Very Fine, with 1988 P.F. certificate

2,000
1,600
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218
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Sale Number 1187, Lot Number 218, 1875 Re-Issue of 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 123-133a)15c Brown & Blue, Re-Issue (129), 15c Brown & Blue, Re-Issue (129)15c Brown & Blue, Re-Issue (129). Original gum, deep rich colors and detailed impressions, wide and balanced margins, accompanying certificate calls "few shorter perfs at bottom", appears Extremely Fine, with 2018 P.F. certificate

1,300
500
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219
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Sale Number 1187, Lot Number 219, 1875 Re-Issue of 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 123-133a)15c Brown & Blue, Re-Issue (129), 15c Brown & Blue, Re-Issue (129)15c Brown & Blue, Re-Issue (129). Large part original gum, h.r., well-centered, slight gum soaks in perfs at top, appears Extremely Fine

1,300
375
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220
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Sale Number 1187, Lot Number 220, 1875 Re-Issue of 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 123-133a)15c Brown & Blue, Re-Issue (129), 15c Brown & Blue, Re-Issue (129)15c Brown & Blue, Re-Issue (129). Horizontal pair, original gum, h.r., deep rich colors and detailed impressions, on the left stamp the vignette is shifted to the right, on the right stamp the vignette is shifted to the left, which indicates the transfers were misaligned when the plate was made

VERY FINE. AN EXTREMELY RARE ORIGINAL-GUM PAIR OF THE 15-CENT TYPE III 1869 PICTORIAL RE-ISSUE. THIS IS THE FIRST WE HAVE OFFERED SINCE KEEPING COMPUTERIZED RECORDS.

The largest recorded multiple is a block of four with two known (one has no gum). This is the only original-gum pair of which we are aware.

With 2002 P.F. certificate.

6,000
2,000
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221
 
Sale Number 1187, Lot Number 221, 1875 Re-Issue of 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 123-133a)15c Brown & Blue, Re-Issue (129), 15c Brown & Blue, Re-Issue (129)15c Brown & Blue, Re-Issue (129). Extra wide margins and attractive centering, intense shade, registry oval and red cancels

VERY FINE AND CHOICE. A RARE USED EXAMPLE OF THE 15-CENT 1869 PICTORIAL RE-ISSUE WITH A RED CANCEL.

A Power Search review reveals how elusive this issue is with a red cancel. We did not find a single example in our sale records going back to 1993.

With 1981 and 2008 P.F. certificates. Scott does not price the 1869 Re-Issues with colored cancels. Scott Retail for normal black cancel

1,000
1,200
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222
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Sale Number 1187, Lot Number 222, 1875 Re-Issue of 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 123-133a)24c Green & Violet, Re-Issue (130), 24c Green & Violet, Re-Issue (130)24c Green & Violet, Re-Issue (130). Original gum, beautiful rich colors, Very Fine and choice, with 2000 and 2006 P.F. certificates, the latter mentions a "tiny inking flaw above the the head of the second standing figure from the left", we cannot fathom why the P.F. felt compelled to make such a statement

2,000
1,200
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223
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Sale Number 1187, Lot Number 223, 1875 Re-Issue of 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 123-133a)30c Ultramarine & Carmine, Re-Issue (131), 30c Ultramarine & Carmine, Re-Issue (131)30c Ultramarine & Carmine, Re-Issue (131). Original gum, choice centering and margins, bright colors, minute tear at bottom difficult to detect, appears Extremely Fine

2,250
1,500
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224
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Sale Number 1187, Lot Number 224, 1875 Re-Issue of 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 123-133a)30c Ultramarine & Carmine, Re-Issue (131), 30c Ultramarine & Carmine, Re-Issue (131)30c Ultramarine & Carmine, Re-Issue (131). Part disturbed original gum, rich colors, Very Fine, with 1988 P.F. certificate as "part o.g."

2,250
6,250
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225
 
Sale Number 1187, Lot Number 225, 1875 Re-Issue of 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 123-133a)30c Ultramarine & Carmine, Re-Issue (131), 30c Ultramarine & Carmine, Re-Issue (131)30c Ultramarine & Carmine, Re-Issue (131). Deep rich colors and detailed impressions, well-struck registry oval cancel, choice centering with wide and balanced margins, light overall toned spots, otherwise Extremely Fine, scarce with such wide margins and choice centering, SMQ estimates approximately 40 are known used, with 2006 P.F. certificate

2,900
1,200
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226
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Sale Number 1187, Lot Number 226, 1875 Re-Issue of 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 123-133a)90c Carmine & Black, Re-Issue (132), 90c Carmine & Black, Re-Issue (132)90c Carmine & Black, Re-Issue (132). Unused (regummed), deep rich colors, single pulled perf at bottom, appears Very Fine

1,500
1,300
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