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Sale 1187 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Wednesday, 25 July, 2018

Category — 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-122)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
189
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Sale Number 1187, Lot Number 189, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-122)1c Buff (112). Mint N.H, 1c Buff (112). Mint N.H1c Buff (112). Mint N.H., radiant color, Very Fine, with copy of 2005 P.S.E. certificate for pair, Scott Retail as hinged

575
900
190
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Sale Number 1187, Lot Number 190, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-122)1c Buff (112), 1c Buff (112)1c Buff (112). Block of four, original gum, few small h.r., well-balanced margins, Very Fine, an attractive block

5,500
1,600
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191
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Sale Number 1187, Lot Number 191, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-122)10c Yellow (116), 10c Yellow (116)10c Yellow (116). Original gum, lightly hinged, excellent centering, wide margins, bright color

EXTREMELY FINE. A HIGHLY DESIRABLE ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 10-CENT 1869 PICTORIAL ISSUE.

With 2000 P.F. certificate

1,850
1,700
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192
 
Sale Number 1187, Lot Number 192, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-122)10c Yellow (116), 10c Yellow (116)10c Yellow (116). Excellent centering, wide margins, neat cork and red boxed Bremen transit, Extremely Fine, with 1983 P.F. and 2005 P.S.E. certificates (XF 90; SMQ $425.00 without premium for the cancel)

150
250
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193
 
Sale Number 1187, Lot Number 193, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-122)10c Yellow (116), 10c Yellow (116)10c Yellow (116). 14 used stamps on stock cards, wide range of cancels including small circle of wedges, leaf, crossroads, rosette and others, couple with trace of red cancel, some flaws to be found but overall Fine or appear so

1,540
400
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194
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Sale Number 1187, Lot Number 194, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-122)12c Green (117), 12c Green (117)12c Green (117). Slightly disturbed original gum, clearly-defined grill, rich color, expertly sealed tear at top left, Very Fine appearance

1,700
200
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195
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Sale Number 1187, Lot Number 195, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-122)15c Brown & Blue, Ty. I (118), 15c Brown & Blue, Ty. I (118)15c Brown & Blue, Ty. I (118). Original gum, clearly-defined grill, rich colors, unusual blue plate wash at bottom

A FINE ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 15-CENT TYPE I 1869 PICTORIAL ISSUE.

With 1988 P.F. certificate

9,500
3,250
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196
 
Sale Number 1187, Lot Number 196, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-122)15c, 30c 1869 Pictorial, Balance (118, 121), 15c, 30c 1869 Pictorial, Balance (118, 121)15c, 30c 1869 Pictorial, Balance (118, 121). Three stamps with an unusual characteristic, first No. 118 with vignette shifted strongly to bottom, bold strike of "New Orleans La. Apr. 26" (1869) circular datestamp, also with red transit cancel at bottom right, Fine, second No. 118 with target cancel and double perforations at bottom, small thin spot in grill, Very Fine appearance, an unusual variety, finally No. 121 with Double Grill, One Split, centered to top right, clear second grill which is split vertically, bold cork cancel, pulled perf at bottom, tiny tear at top left, otherwise Fine, a very rare variety, this is the only one we have offered since keeping computerized records, ex Sheriff and Wagshal, with 1986 and 2010 P.F. certificates, Scott Retail with the two 15c as normal and the 30c as Double Grill

3,000
0
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197
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Sale Number 1187, Lot Number 197, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-122)15c-24c 1869 Pictorial, Roosevelt Small Die Proofs (119P2, 129P2, 120P2, 121P2), 15c-24c 1869 Pictorial, Roosevelt Small Die Proofs (119P2, 129P2, 120P2, 121P2)15c-24c 1869 Pictorial, Roosevelt Small Die Proofs (119P2, 129P2, 120P2, 121P2). Four proofs removed from their card backing (or remainders that were never on cards), both 15c types present, fresh colors, Very Fine, since it is very difficult to remove the Roosevelt proofs from their card backing without causing wrinkling or more severe damage (and these are all sound), it seems possible that these were never in the presentation albums to begin with, each with 2016 P.F. certificate

1,800
850
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198
 
Sale Number 1187, Lot Number 198, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-122)15c Brown & Blue, Ty. II (119), 15c Brown & Blue, Ty. II (119)15c Brown & Blue, Ty. II (119). Remarkably well-centered, extra wide margins and deep rich colors, light circle of "V's" cancel, Extremely Fine, with 1985 P.F. and 2007 P.S.E. certificates (XF 90; SMQ $725.00)

200
550
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199
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Sale Number 1187, Lot Number 199, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-122)24c Green & Violet (120), 24c Green & Violet (120)24c Green & Violet (120). Position 100 with bottom right corner sheet selvage, disturbed original gum, small h.r., rich colors, centered to right

FINE. A RARE ORIGINAL-GUM 24-CENT 1869 PICTORIAL ISSUE WITH ENORMOUS CORNER SHEET SELVAGE.

With 1993 P.F. certificate

7,500
0
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200
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Sale Number 1187, Lot Number 200, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-122)24c Green & Violet (120), 24c Green & Violet (120)24c Green & Violet (120). Unused (no gum), deep rich colors and proof-like impressions, wide margins

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

Scarce with such wide margins

2,600
1,800
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201
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Sale Number 1187, Lot Number 201, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-122)24c Green & Violet (120), 24c Green & Violet (120)24c Green & Violet (120). Unused (traces of gum), fresh colors, centered to bottom but intact perfs give it a better-centered appearance, Very Good

2,600
325
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202
 
Sale Number 1187, Lot Number 202, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-122)24c Green & Violet (120), 24c Green & Violet (120)24c Green & Violet (120). Horizontal pair, bright colors, bold rosette cork cancels, expertly rejoined, Fine appearance, Scott Retail as singles

1,200
425
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203
 
Sale Number 1187, Lot Number 203, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-122)24c Green & Violet (120), 24c Green & Violet (120)24c Green & Violet (120). Horizontal pair, rich colors on bright paper, neat quartered cork cancels, right stamp single short perf at bottom not mentioned on accompanying certificate, otherwise Fine, with 1998 P.F. certificate

1,300
300
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204
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Sale Number 1187, Lot Number 204, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-122)30c Black, Burgoyne Large Die Essay on India (121-E1a), 30c Black, Burgoyne Large Die Essay on India (121-E1a)30c Black, Burgoyne Large Die Essay on India (121-E1a). 54 x 49mm, intense shade and impression, Very Fine

800
200
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205
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Sale Number 1187, Lot Number 205, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-122)30c Ultramarine & Carmine (121), 30c Ultramarine & Carmine (121)30c Ultramarine & Carmine (121). Unused (no gum), fresh and bright colors, striking upward vignette shift, few nibbed or short perfs at right, otherwise Fine

1,450
300
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206
 
Sale Number 1187, Lot Number 206, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-122)30c Ultramarine & Carmine (121), 30c Ultramarine & Carmine (121)30c Ultramarine & Carmine (121). Wide margins, beautifully centered, bright colors, light unobtrusive cancellation, Extremely Fine, with 1999 and 2006 P.F. certificates (XF 90)

400
900
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207
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Sale Number 1187, Lot Number 207, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-122)30c Ultramarine & Carmine, Without Grill (121a), 30c Ultramarine & Carmine, Without Grill (121a)30c Ultramarine & Carmine, Without Grill (121a). Part original gum, beautiful rich colors on bright paper, tiny natural inclusion at left noted on older certificate, most recent certificate notes part original gum and chemically cleaned toned area at right

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. A SCARCE EXAMPLE OF THE 30-CENT 1869 PICTORIAL ISSUE WITHOUT GRILL.

This stamp has the color and impression of the true Scott 121a variety, not the Double Paper/Without Grill.

With 1994 and 2005 P.F. certificates

10,000
2,400
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208
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Sale Number 1187, Lot Number 208, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-122)30c Ultramarine & Carmine, Without Grill (121a), 30c Ultramarine & Carmine, Without Grill (121a)30c Ultramarine & Carmine, Without Grill (121a). Original gum, deep rich colors and detailed impressions, both vignette and frame centered to top with trace of wing from adjoining stamp showing at bottom, small horizontal crease at right center

FINE APPEARANCE. A SCARCE EXAMPLE OF THE 30-CENT 1869 PICTORIAL ISSUE WITHOUT GRILL.

This stamp comes from the Double Paper, Without Grill, multiple. With 1997 P.F. certificate

10,000
1,400
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209
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Sale Number 1187, Lot Number 209, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-122)90c Carmine & Black (122), 90c Carmine & Black (122)90c Carmine & Black (122). Unused (no gum), rich colors, long and full perforations, fresh and Very Fine, an attractive stamp

3,750
2,400
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210
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Sale Number 1187, Lot Number 210, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-122)90c Carmine & Black (122), 90c Carmine & Black (122)90c Carmine & Black (122). Unused (no gum), bright colors, centered to bottom right, accompanying certificate mentions a small tear at lower left which is all but undetectable, Very Good and collectible unused example, with 2015 P.F. certificate

3,750
375
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