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Sale 1227 — Outstanding United States Stamps and Gold Coins

Sale Date — Monday-Friday, 19-23 October, 2020

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Category — 1c-12c 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-117)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2601
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Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 2601, 1c-12c 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-117)1c Buff (112). Mint N.H, 1c Buff (112). Mint N.H1c Buff (112). Mint N.H., bright color, outstanding centering, single pulled perf at lower left, otherwise Extremely Fine, with 2000 P.F. certificate showing the stamp before the pulled perf occurred, Scott value as hinged

575
300
2602
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Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 2602, 1c-12c 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-117)1c Buff (112), 1c Buff (112)1c Buff (112). Original gum, radiant color, Very Fine, with 1985 P.F. certificate

575
425
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2603
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Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 2603, 1c-12c 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-117)1c Buff (112). Mint N.H, 1c Buff (112). Mint N.H1c Buff (112). Mint N.H. block of four, radiant color, clear grill points, fresh and Fine, ex Bingham, Scott value as hinged

5,500
0
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2604
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Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 2604, 1c-12c 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-117)1c Buff (112), 1c Buff (112)1c Buff (112). Block of twelve, mount-glazed original gum, rich color, Very Good-Fine centering

A RARE ORIGINAL-GUM LARGE MULTIPLE OF THE ONE-CENT 1869 PICTORIAL ISSUE.

Ex Kuphal. Scott value as two blocks of four and two pairs is $13,400.00

E. 2,000-3,000
1,700
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2605
 
Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 2605, 1c-12c 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-117)1c Buff (112), 1c Buff (112)1c Buff (112). Bright shade nicely complemented by boldly struck blue Solid Star fancy cancel (possibly Freeport Ill.), Very Fine strike on a sound stamp, with 2006 P.F. certificate

E. 300-400
300
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2606
 
Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 2606, 1c-12c 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-117)1c Buff (112), 1c Buff (112)1c Buff (112). Horizontal strip of three with huge straddle-pane margin at right, showing part of adjoining stamp and arrow at top right, choice centering with wide to huge margins, Very Fine-Extremely Fine, an attractive position piece, with 1998 P.F. certificate, Scott value as pair and a single

405
300
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2607
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Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 2607, 1c-12c 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-117)1c Buff (112), 1c Buff (112)1c Buff (112). Block of four, bright color, wide margins and well-centered, each stamp struck by neat circle of V's cork cancel, right vertical pair with light vertical scoring line not readily visible, overall Very Fine-Extremely Fine appearance, the bottom left stamp is a Gem, used 1c 1869 blocks are very rare, with 1998 P.F. certificate

2,250
1,800
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2608
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Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 2608, 1c-12c 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-117)2c Brown (113), 2c Brown (113)2c Brown (113). Large part original gum, rich color, Extremely Fine, with 2015 P.F. certificate

500
300
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2609
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Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 2609, 1c-12c 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-117)2c Brown (113), 2c Brown (113)2c Brown (113). Block of 25, original gum, many stamps Mint N.H. including the middle block of nine, hinging generally on the outer stamps, bright color, few minor toned spots, top center stamp tiny thin spot

FINE APPEARANCE. AN ATTRACTIVE LARGE MULTIPLE OF THE 2-CENT 1869 PICTORIAL ISSUE.

Any multiple of eight or more of the 2c 1869 Pictorial is scarce to rare. This block of 25 is the largest we have offered in recent years (a block of 70 was offered in our 2011 Rarities sale and was subsequently broken up).

Ex Clippert. With 1989 P.F. certificate. Scott value as all hinged is $19,900.00

E. 4,000-5,000
3,250
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2610
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Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 2610, 1c-12c 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-117)3c Ultramarine (114), 3c Ultramarine (114)3c Ultramarine (114). Horizontal block of 18, most are Mint N.H., bright and fresh color, overall well-centered, slight corner crease in top right stamp

VERY FINE. AN EXCEPTIONALLY FRESH AND ATTRACTIVE LARGE BLOCK OF THE 3-CENT 1869 PICTORIAL ISSUE.

Ex Zoellner. Scott value as blocks and pairs

5,325
2,200
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2611
 
Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 2611, 1c-12c 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-117)3c Ultramarine (114), 3c Ultramarine (114)3c Ultramarine (114). Rich color wonderfully complemented by clear strike of green cancel from a duplex device, Very Fine, scarce with a green cancel and especially so this well-struck, with 1994 and 2005 P.F. certificates

316
475
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2612°
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Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 2612, 1c-12c 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-117)6c Ultramarine (115), 6c Ultramarine (115)6c Ultramarine (115). Original gum, barely hinged, deep rich color on bright paper, exceptional centering with wide and balanced margins

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A STUNNING LIGHTLY-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 6-CENT 1869 PICTORIAL ISSUE, GRADED XF-SUPERB 95 BY BOTH P.S.E AND THE PHILATELIC FOUNDATION.

This stamp was recently uncovered in an old-time collection of classics in beautiful post-office fresh condition. This is its first appearance at auction.

With 2018 P.F. (XF-Superb 95) and 2018 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $13,750.00). This is one of only five examples to achieve this grade from P.S.E. -- the highest awarded

2,500
16,000
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2613
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Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 2613, 1c-12c 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-117)6c Ultramarine (115), 6c Ultramarine (115)6c Ultramarine (115). Original gum, rich color, Very Fine, with 1995 P.F. certificate

2,500
1,700
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2614
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Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 2614, 1c-12c 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-117)6c Ultramarine (115), 6c Ultramarine (115)6c Ultramarine (115). Unused (no gum), brilliant color, Very Fine, with 1991 P.S.E. certificate

1,000
700
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2615
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Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 2615, 1c-12c 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-117)6c Ultramarine (115), 6c Ultramarine (115)6c Ultramarine (115). Block of four, presentable centering for this extremely rare block, smudgy cork cancel, bottom left stamp small sealed tear at bottom, hinge reinforcements along edges, Fine appearance and extremely rare, probably fewer than five used blocks of the 6c 1869 Pictorial are recorded and all have faults (the Rose book states only two or three known), Power Search lists only one other sold in our auctions (with faults), Scott Value $9,000.00

E. 750-1,000
1,200
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2616
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Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 2616, 1c-12c 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-117)10c Yellow (116), 10c Yellow (116)10c Yellow (116). Disturbed original gum, intense color, Fine

2,250
300
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2617
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Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 2617, 1c-12c 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-117)10c Yellow (116), 10c Yellow (116)10c Yellow (116). Unused (no gum), bright color, Very Fine, with 2001 P.F. certificate

725
325
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2618
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Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 2618, 1c-12c 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-117)1c Buff, 10c Yellow (112, 116), 1c Buff, 10c Yellow (112, 116)1c Buff, 10c Yellow (112, 116). Blocks of four, 1c original gum, 10c unused (no gum), 10c small natural paper translucency at top of right stamp, Fine, 1c with 1991 P.F. certificate, 10c with 1983 P.F. certificate, Scott value $8,400.00 with 10c counted as singles

E. 1,000-1,500
2,000
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2619
 
Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 2619, 1c-12c 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-117)10c Yellow (116), 10c Yellow (116)10c Yellow (116). Brilliant color, wide margins and choice centering, segmented cork cancel, Extremely Fine, with 1998 and 2006 P.F. certificates (XF 90)

110
450
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2620
 
Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 2620, 1c-12c 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-117)10c Yellow (116), 10c Yellow (116)10c Yellow (116). Bright color and well-centered, perfect strike of blue target cancel, Extremely Fine stamp and strike, with 2005 and 2007 P.F. certificates

E. 300-400
400
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2621
 
Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 2621, 1c-12c 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-117)10c Yellow (116), 10c Yellow (116)10c Yellow (116). Vibrant color as fresh as the day it was printed, wide margins with guide arrow at bottom left, bold strike of red "New York Paid All Jun. 16" circular datestamp, Very Fine and choice, a beautiful stamp and very scarce cancelled by a red datestamp, ex Eubanks, with 1988 and 2011 P.F. certificates

E. 500-750
750
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2622
 
Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 2622, 1c-12c 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-117)10c Yellow (116), 10c Yellow (116)10c Yellow (116). Jumbo margins including natural straight edge at right with entire arrow at top, brilliant color, grid cancel, Extremely Fine, ex Saadi, with 1989 P.F. certificate

110
600
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2623°
 
Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 2623, 1c-12c 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-117)12c Green (117), 12c Green (117)12c Green (117). Jumbo margins and choice centering, clear strike of "Cherokee Ioa Mar. 4" circular datestamp cancel, fresh in every respect

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A HUGE AND SUPERB USED EXAMPLE OF THE 12-CENT 1869 PICTORIAL ISSUE AND RARE WITH THE IOWA TOWN DATESTAMP.

With 2008 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $1,400.00)

130
1,500
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2624
 
Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 2624, 1c-12c 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-117)12c Green (117), 12c Green (117)12c Green (117). Wide margins, brilliant color complemented by bold strike of red leaf cancel, Extremely Fine, a lovely 12c 1869 with a premium cancel, with 2004 P.S.E. and 2005 P.F. certificates

280
700
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2625
 
Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 2625, 1c-12c 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-117)12c Green (117), 12c Green (117)12c Green (117). Wide margins, bright color, bold strike of red "Clothespins" cancel, Very Fine and choice, ex "Golden Oak", with 2003 P.S.E. and 2014 P.F. certificates -- the latter calling the cancel "crossroads"

280
350
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2626
 
Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 2626, 1c-12c 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-117)12c Green (117), 12c Green (117)12c Green (117). Well-centered with wide margins, cancelled by unusual grid of dots with portion of red postmark at left, fresh and Extremely Fine, with 2014 P.F. certificate

280
250
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