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Sale 1217 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday, 3 March, 2020

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

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
915
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Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 915, 1875 Re-Issue of 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 123-133a)1c Buff, Re-Issue (123), 1c Buff, Re-Issue (123)1c Buff, Re-Issue (123). Block of four, original gum, h.r., few toned spots on back show thru, top left stamp repaired at top left, otherwise Fine, a rare block, the 1c 1880 Re-Issues (Scott 133 and 133a) exist in large multiples, however the 1875 Re-Issue (Scott 123) is rare in block form, we have offered perhaps a half dozen since keeping computerized records, Scott Retail $5,500.00

E. 750-1,000
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916
 
Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 916, 1875 Re-Issue of 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 123-133a)1c Buff, Re-Issue (123), 1c Buff, Re-Issue (123)1c Buff, Re-Issue (123). Rich color, neat blue Wisconsin town cancel, Very Fine, ex Saadi, with 1980, 1989, 1999 and 2019 P.F. certificates (XF 90), Scott Retail with no premium for the blue cancel

425
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917°
 
Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 917, 1875 Re-Issue of 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 123-133a)1c Buff, Re-Issue (123), 1c Buff, Re-Issue (123)1c Buff, Re-Issue (123). Rich color, beautifully centered, unobtrusive duplex cancel, fresh, Extremely Fine, with 1980 P.F. and 2019 P.S.E. certificates

425
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918
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Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 918, 1875 Re-Issue of 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 123-133a)2c Brown, Re-Issue (124), 2c Brown, Re-Issue (124)2c Brown, Re-Issue (124). Original gum, rich color, well-proportioned margins, tiny corner perf tear at upper right, Extremely Fine appearance, with 1994 and 2008 P.F. certificates, only the latter mentioning the fault

600
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919
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Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 919, 1875 Re-Issue of 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 123-133a)2c Brown, Re-Issue (124), 2c Brown, Re-Issue (124)2c Brown, Re-Issue (124). Block of four, original gum, lightly hinged, rich color and crisp impression

VERY FINE. A RARE ORIGINAL-GUM BLOCK OF FOUR OF THE 2-CENT 1869 PICTORIAL RE-ISSUE.

We estimate no more than seven or eight blocks of the 2c 1869 Re-Issue exist.

From our 1973 Rarities of the World sale.

7,000
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Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 920, 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). Unused, small part original gum, rich color and detailed impression, Fine, ex Golin, with 1968 A.P.S. certificate, Scott Retail without gum

2,500
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921
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Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 921, 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, h.r., bright color, three corners with small perf creases, Fine appearance

5,000
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922
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Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 922, 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, fresh and bright, attractive margins, Very Fine, with 2002 P.F. certificate

1,800
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Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 923, 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). Unused (no gum), rich color on bright paper, reperfed at bottom, Very Fine appearance, with clear 1988 P.F. certificate

800
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924°
 
Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 924, 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). Choice centering for this difficult issue with wide margins, rich color on bright paper, bold New York registry cancel

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

The 6c is one of the rarest of the 1869 Pictorial Re-Issues in used condition. SMQ estimates that approximately 30 exist, and our own informal count concurs. Most are either off-center or have flaws.

With 1996, 1999 and 2019 P.F. certificates (VF-XF 85)

3,000
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925
 
Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 925, 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). Rich color on bright paper, neat cork cancel, reperfed, Fine appearance, scarce in used condition, SMQ estimates that approximately 30 exist in used condition

3,000
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Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 926, 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). Unused (no gum), vibrant color, choice centering with wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine, with 1996 P.F. certificate

700
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927
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Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 927, 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, h.r., vibrant color, light horizontal crease at top, appears Very Fine

1,600
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928
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Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 928, 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, fresh color, attractive centering and margins, Very Fine, small pencil notation on gum, with 1978 P.F. certificate

2,000
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Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 929, 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). Unused (regummed), deep rich color, choice centering, small tear at top center, Extremely Fine appearance, with 2019 P.F. certificate, Scott Retail as no gum

900
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Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 930, 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). Unused (no gum), intense colors and impressions, Very Fine, with 1983 P.F. certificate

625
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931
 
Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 931, 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). Rich colors on crisp paper, unobtrusive strike of registry oval cancel, few short perfs, appears Very Fine

1,000
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Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 932, 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 (no gum), deep rich colors, reperfed at bottom (not noted on certificate), appears Very Fine, with 1989 P.F. certificate

900
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Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 933, 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 (no gum), bright colors, well-centered with nicely proportioned margins, Very Fine and choice, with 1976 P.F. certificate

900
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Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 934, 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 (traces of original gum), deep rich colors, Very Fine and attractive, Scott Retail as no gum

900
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Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 935, 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 (no gum), rich colors, wide margins on three sides, reperfed at right (not noted on certificate), appears Very Fine, with 1984 P.F. certificate

900
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Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 936, 1875 Re-Issue of 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 123-133a)24c Green & Violet (120), 24c Green & Violet (120)24c Green & Violet (120). Unused (no gum), rich colors and proof-like impressions, small faint toned spots on back, Fine appearance, ex Golin

900
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937
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Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 937, 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 but described on accompanying certificate as original gum, rich colors, small corner crease at bottom right also not noted on certificate, Fine appearance, with 1991 P.F. certificate

900
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Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 938, 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). Unused (no gum), rich colors on bright paper, choice centering with wide and balanced margins, trivial natural inclusion at bottom right not noted on accompanying certificate, Extremely Fine, purple backstamp, with 1990 P.F. certificate

1,000
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939
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Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 939, 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, vivid colors, fresh and Fine, with 1978 P.F. certificate

2,250
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940
 
Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 940, 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). Choice centering with wide margins, deep rich colors, bold strike of New York registry oval cancel

EXTREMELY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL USED EXAMPLE OF THE 30-CENT 1869 PICTORIAL RE-ISSUE.

SMQ estimates that approximately 40 examples of the 30-cent 1875 Re-Issue are known used. Our experience has been that many are either off-center or have small faults.

With 1996 P.F. certificate

2,750
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Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 941, 1875 Re-Issue of 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 123-133a)30c Blue & Carmine, Re-Issue (131), 30c Blue & Carmine, Re-Issue (131)30c Blue & Carmine, Re-Issue (131). Choice centering with wide margins, deep rich colors, segmented cork cancel struck so that the eagle and shield designs are fully visible

EXTREMELY FINE USED EXAMPLE OF THE 30-CENT 1869 PICTORIAL RE-ISSUE.

SMQ estimates that approximately 40 examples of the 30-cent 1875 Re-Issue are known used. Our experience has been that many are either off-center or have small faults.

With 1983, 1999 and 2017 P.F. certificate

2,750
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942
 
Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 942, 1875 Re-Issue of 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 123-133a)30c Blue & Carmine, Re-Issue (131), 30c Blue & Carmine, Re-Issue (131)30c Blue & Carmine, Re-Issue (131). Wide margins all around, light strike of quartered cork cancel, small thin spot, Very Fine appearance, SMQ estimates that approximately 40 examples of the 30c 1875 Re-Issue are known used, with 1986 P.F. certificate

2,750
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943
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Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 943, 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). Disturbed original gum, near mathematically perfect centering with extraordinarily wide margins, some slight perf toning or gum soaking, single pulled perf at top left, from a centering and margins perspective this is an Extremely Fine Gem, overall attractive appearance, with 1978 P.F. certificate stating "o.g., genuine with slight soiling"

3,750
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Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 944, 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 (no gum), rich colors, choice centering with wide margins, slight dry print in bottom of frame, Extremely Fine Gem, a stamp with great visual appeal, with 1996 P.F. certificate

1,500
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Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 945, 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). Part original gum which thinly covers about half the back, choice centering and rich colors, small central thin spots, appears Extremely Fine, Scott Retail as original gum $3,750.00, as no gum

1,500
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946
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Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 946, 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, rich colors, wide margins, tiny filled thin (not mentioned on certificate), Very Fine appearance, with 1968 P.F. certificate

3,750
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