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Sale 1209 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday-Wednesday, 22-23 October, 2019

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

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1149
 
Sale Number 1209, Lot Number 1149, 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). Crisp impression on bright paper, bold strike of duplex cancel, completely sound

VERY FINE USED EXAMPLE OF THE 6-CENT 1869 PICTORIAL RE-ISSUE.

The 6c is the one of the rarest of the set in used condition. SMQ estimates that approximately 30 exist in used condition, which in our experience is a fairly accurate accounting.

With 2015 P.F. certificate (F-VF 75)

3,000
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1150
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Sale Number 1209, Lot Number 1150, 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). Original gum, vivid color and detailed impression on bright paper, choice centering with well-balanced margins, Extremely Fine, a stamp with great eye appeal, with 1988 and 2004 P.F. and 2019 P.S.E. certificates (OGph, VF 80; SMQ $1,750.00) -- only 80? We find P.S.E. consistently undergrades the asymmetrical 10c and 30c 1869 designs -- this is a solid 90+ stamp

1,600
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1151
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Sale Number 1209, Lot Number 1151, 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). Unused (regummed), incredibly well-centered, magnificent colors and impression

EXTREMELY FINE GEM UNUSED EXAMPLE OF THE 24-CENT 1869 PICTORIAL RE-ISSUE.

With 1990 P.F. certificate as original gum. 2008 P.F. certificate as regummed no longer accompanies. With 2009 P.S.E. certificate as regummed (RG, XF-Superb 95; SMQ $2,750.00 as no gum)

900
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1152
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Sale Number 1209, Lot Number 1152, 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). Original gum, intense shades, centered to left but clear of design, fresh and Fine, with 1976 and 2011 P.F. certificates

3,750
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Sale Number 1209, Lot Number 1153, 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), rich colors and detailed impressions on bright paper

EXTREMELY FINE UNUSED EXAMPLE OF THE 90-CENT 1869 PICTORIAL RE-ISSUE.

With 2010 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $3,000.00)

1,500
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1154
 
Sale Number 1209, Lot Number 1154, 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). Deep rich colors on bright paper, light strike of magenta cancel, faint corner crease at bottom right

FINE APPEARANCE. A RARE USED EXAMPLE OF THE 90-CENT 1869 PICTORIAL RE-ISSUE WITH A MAGENTA CANCEL.

SMQ estimates that approximately 40 used copies exist and our own experience confirms this estimate. Most are either off-center or have small faults and nearly all have black cancels. A Power Search review found only two other used examples with any kind of colored cancel -- also a magenta/purple cork.

Ex Anderson and Ainsworth. With 1978 and 1992 P.F. certificates. Scott Retail with no premium for the colored cancel

6,000
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1155
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Sale Number 1209, Lot Number 1155, 1875 Re-Issue of 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 123-133a)1c Brown Orange, 1881 Re-Issue (133a), 1c Brown Orange, 1881 Re-Issue (133a)1c Brown Orange, 1881 Re-Issue (133a). Without gum as issued, wide and well-balanced margins, Extremely Fine, with 1989 P.F. certificate

325
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