Sale 1221 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Wednesday-Thursday, 27-28 May, 2020

Category — 1870-73 National & Continental Issues (Scott 145-166)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1305
 
Sale 1221, Lot 1305, 1870-73 National & Continental Issues (Scott 145-166)1c Ultramarine (145). Brilliant color, neat strike of blue target cancel, wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2013 P.S.A.G. certificate as Dark Ultramarine (XF-Superb 95)

21
350
1306
 
Sale 1221, Lot 1306, 1870-73 National & Continental Issues (Scott 145-166)3c Green (147). Rich color, bold strike of Shoe Fly fancy cancel, unusual design with a high heel and unlisted in Skinner-Eno, Very Fine strike, with 2015 P.F. certificate

E. 200-300
110
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1307
 
Sale 1221, Lot 1307, 1870-73 National & Continental Issues (Scott 145-166)7c Vermilion (149). Brilliant color nicely complemented by blue quartered cork cancel, unusually wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2013 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $650.00 as normal cancel)

92
500
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1308
 
Sale 1221, Lot 1308, 1870-73 National & Continental Issues (Scott 145-166)7c Vermilion, Orange Vermilion (149, 160). Balance of 18 stamps plus one proof, the stamps are a mix of National and Continental printings, the appeal of this group is in the New York Foreign Mail Geometric cancels, which comprise at least 13 of the 18, decent range of cancels with clear strikes, also a few colored cancels including perfect bold blue Cincinnati O. circular datestamp, most are well-centered, the proof is a 7c War Dept. from a Roosevelt Album (O87P2), a few small flaws may be found but overall an attractive and useful group, Scott Retail for standard cancels and counting all stamps as Scott No. 160 is more than $1,600.00

E. 500-750
700
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1309
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Sale 1221, Lot 1309, 1870-73 National & Continental Issues (Scott 145-166)10c Brown (150). Mint N.H., bright shade, margins clear of design all around, blunted perfs on three sides, Fine appearance and rare as Mint N.H., with 2009 Weiss certificate, Scott Retail as hinged

2,000
750
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1310
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Sale 1221, Lot 1310, 1870-73 National & Continental Issues (Scott 145-166)10c Brown (150). Original gum, lightly hinged, rich color, centered to bottom but not dramatically so, fresh and Fine, with 2003 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, F 70; SMQ $1,000.00)

2,000
1,000
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1311
 
Sale 1221, Lot 1311, 1870-73 National & Continental Issues (Scott 145-166)12c Dull Violet (151). Beautifully centered, circle of Clothespins cancel, attractive shade, Extremely Fine, with 2004 P.F. certificate

200
350
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1312
 
Sale 1221, Lot 1312, 1870-73 National & Continental Issues (Scott 145-166)90c Carmine (155). Lovely margins and exceptional centering, attractive color, circle of wedges cancel, Extremely Fine, with 2007 P.F. certificate (XF 90)

325
750
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1313
 
Sale 1221, Lot 1313, 1870-73 National & Continental Issues (Scott 145-166)6c Dull Pink (159). Brilliant color, bold strike of New York Foreign Mail Geometric cancel, Extremely Fine, a stamp with great eye appeal, with 2017 P.F. certificate

18
300
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1314
 
Sale 1221, Lot 1314, 1870-73 National & Continental Issues (Scott 145-166)7c Orange Vermilion (160). Vivid color, outstanding centering with balanced margins, red New York Foreign Mail Geometric cancel (Weiss GE-C7), Extremely Fine Gem, a beautiful stamp, ex "Golden Oak", with 1999 P.F. and 2014 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $550.00)

95
550
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1315
 
Sale 1221, Lot 1315, 1870-73 National & Continental Issues (Scott 145-166)10c Brown (161). Rich color, choice centering with wide margins, purple target cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2016 P.F. certificate (XF-Superb 95)

27
450
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1316
 
Sale 1221, Lot 1316, 1870-73 National & Continental Issues (Scott 145-166)15c Yellow Orange (163). Vibrant color nicely complemented by blue quartered cork cancel, well-balanced margins, Extremely Fine, with 2003 P.F. certificate

155
200
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1317
 
Sale 1221, Lot 1317, 1870-73 National & Continental Issues (Scott 145-166)15c Yellow Orange (163). Vibrant color, well-balanced margins, bold strike of hollow 5-Point Star fancy cancel, Extremely Fine, with 2010 P.F. certificate

150
275
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