Sale 1227 — Outstanding United States Stamps and Gold Coins

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

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Category — Fancy Cancels on the 1869 Pictorial Issue and 1870-88 Bank Notes Issues

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2699
 
Sale 1227, Lot 2699, Fancy Cancels on the 1869 Pictorial Issue and 1870-88 Bank Notes Issues1c Buff (112). Radiant color, detailed impression, well-proportioned margins, clear strike of Shield fancy cancel, Extremely Fine, a beautiful stamp and cancellation, ex Eubanks, with 1989 and 2011 P.F. certificates

E. 750-1,000
475
2700
 
Sale 1227, Lot 2700, Fancy Cancels on the 1869 Pictorial Issue and 1870-88 Bank Notes Issues2c Brown (113). Brilliant color on bright paper, wide margins, neat strike of Star fancy cancel of New York City, Very Fine and choice, a pretty stamp and cancellation, ex Eubanks, with 2011 P.F. certificate

E. 300-400
190
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2701
c
Sale 1227, Lot 2701, Fancy Cancels on the 1869 Pictorial Issue and 1870-88 Bank Notes Issues3c Ultramarine (114). Rich color and proof-like impression, tied by perfect strike of 12-segment Rosette fancy cancel of Waterbury Conn. (Rohloff P-30) and "Waterbury Ct. Jun. 17" (1870) circular datestamp on buff cover to West Chester Conn., Extremely Fine strike of this desirable fancy cancel, ex Eubanks, with 2000 and 2011 P.F. certificates

E. 1,000-1,500
1,000
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2702
c
Sale 1227, Lot 2702, Fancy Cancels on the 1869 Pictorial Issue and 1870-88 Bank Notes Issues3c Ultramarine (114). Deep rich color and sharp proof-like impression, canceled by perfect bold strike of "P" fancy cancel, clear strike of "Paris Ill. Jul. 28" circular datestamp on cover to New York City, Extremely Fine strike of this fancy cancel, ex Eubanks, with 2002 and 2011 P.F. certificates

E. 1,000-1,500
2,000
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2703
c
Sale 1227, Lot 2703, Fancy Cancels on the 1869 Pictorial Issue and 1870-88 Bank Notes Issues10c Yellow (116). Vivid color, tied by remarkably bold Leaf fancy cancel, red "New York Paid All Direct Sep. 23" (1869) circular datestamp on orange-buff cover to Speyer, Germany, red Bremen boxed transit also ties stamp, Speyer arrival backstamp, Extremely Fine strike of this fancy cancel and very desirable on an overseas cover, with 2009 P.F. certificate

E. 750-1,000
400
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2704
 
Sale 1227, Lot 2704, Fancy Cancels on the 1869 Pictorial Issue and 1870-88 Bank Notes Issues3c Green (147). Well-centered, bright color, perfect strike of Bee fancy cancel, Extremely Fine strike, with 2007 P.F. certificate calling it an "insect" (well, yes, but looks clearly like a bee to us)

E. 200-300
275
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2705
 
Sale 1227, Lot 2705, Fancy Cancels on the 1869 Pictorial Issue and 1870-88 Bank Notes Issues15c Bright Orange (152). Vivid color on bright white paper, bold strike of Maltese Cross fancy cancel, Very Fine, a striking stamp, with 1979 and 2014 P.F. certificates

E. 200-300
250
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2706
c
Sale 1227, Lot 2706, Fancy Cancels on the 1869 Pictorial Issue and 1870-88 Bank Notes Issues1c Ultramarine (156). Horizontal strip of three, tied to each other and to cover at right by exceptionally bold purple 5-Point Star fancy cancel, matching "Newtonville Mass. Dec. 9, 1878" circular datestamp on cover to former Massachusetts governor and Congressman William Claflin in Washington D.C., right stamp light corner crease at top right not mentioned on accompanying certificate, Extremely Fine strikes of this star fancy cancel in an exceptionally deep shade of purple, with 2011 P.F. certificate

E. 400-500
1,700
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2707
 
Sale 1227, Lot 2707, Fancy Cancels on the 1869 Pictorial Issue and 1870-88 Bank Notes Issues3c Green (158). Four choice stamps with better cancels, each beautifully struck including blue solid star in circle, New York Foreign Mail, Negative "A" and double-struck New York Steamship circular datestamp, Extremely Fine strikes on Very Fine-Extremely Fine stamps, a high quality group, each with P.F. or P.S.E. certificate

E. 200-300
300
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2708
 
Sale 1227, Lot 2708, Fancy Cancels on the 1869 Pictorial Issue and 1870-88 Bank Notes Issues3c Green (184). Two singles with massive Jumbo margins, choice centering, both with Maltese Cross fancy cancels, fresh and Extremely Fine Gems, first is ex Kirke and with 2002 P.F. and 2005 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo), other with 2009 P.F. and 2009 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo), total SMQ $400.00 for normal cancel

E. 400-500
325
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2709
c
Sale 1227, Lot 2709, Fancy Cancels on the 1869 Pictorial Issue and 1870-88 Bank Notes Issues3c Green (184). Wide margins, tied by perfect strike of purple Skull & Crossbones fancy cancel with "Coleville, McKean Co. Pa. Jul. 11, 1881" duplex double-circle datestamp, on cover addressed to Meriden Kansas, Extremely Fine strike of this fancy cancel, ex Risvold, with 2010 P.F. certificate

E. 750-1,000
3,750
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2710
 
Sale 1227, Lot 2710, Fancy Cancels on the 1869 Pictorial Issue and 1870-88 Bank Notes Issues6c Pink (186). Two, both with wide margins and attractive centering, exceptionally bold strikes of Star fancy cancels, first 5-point negative star inside 5-point star in circle, second 5-point star in circle, Extremely Fine strikes, with 2011 and 2012 P.F. certificates respectively

E. 300-400
200
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2711
 
Sale 1227, Lot 2711, Fancy Cancels on the 1869 Pictorial Issue and 1870-88 Bank Notes Issues2c Red Brown (210). Wide margins and near perfect centering, deep rich color, socked-on-the-nose strike of Maltese Cross fancy cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $150.00 for normal cancel)

E. 200-300
1,500
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2712
 
Sale 1227, Lot 2712, Fancy Cancels on the 1869 Pictorial Issue and 1870-88 Bank Notes Issues2c Red Brown (210). Clear strike of "U.S. Mail" fancy cancel (Cole Ty. E-144), bright color, nice margins and centering, Very Fine stamp and strike, with 2003 P.F. certificate

E. 150-200
110
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2713
 
Sale 1227, Lot 2713, Fancy Cancels on the 1869 Pictorial Issue and 1870-88 Bank Notes Issues2c Red Brown (210). Two singles, both with attractive centering and margins, beautiful bold strikes of two different Skull and Crossbones fancy cancels of Stoneham Mass., Extremely Fine strikes and an outstanding duo, with 2012 and 2009 P.F. certificates respectively

E. 750-1,000
750
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2714
c
Sale 1227, Lot 2714, Fancy Cancels on the 1869 Pictorial Issue and 1870-88 Bank Notes Issues2c Red Brown (210). Tied by bold strike of Skull and Crossbones fancy cancel, matching "Stoneham Mass. Oct. 1" circular datestamp on cover to Worcester Mass., purple "2" in circle handstamp, receiving backstamp, Very Fine strike, ex Newbury and Senchuk, with 2010 P.F. certificate

E. 1,000-1,500
1,700
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2715
 
Sale 1227, Lot 2715, Fancy Cancels on the 1869 Pictorial Issue and 1870-88 Bank Notes Issues1c Ultramarine, 2c Vermilion (156, 183). Both stamps on piece with Glen Allen Star precancel, 1c in red with printed "Glen Allen Virginia April 6, 1877" datestamp, 2c in black with Mar. 5, 1884 printed datestamp, 1c stamp with some slight perf toning at right, still Very Fine and colorful pair of Glen Allen Va. Star precancels, the red is much more elusive than the black

1,860
800
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2716
c
Sale 1227, Lot 2716, Fancy Cancels on the 1869 Pictorial Issue and 1870-88 Bank Notes Issues1c Dull Blue (206 var). Bold Glen Allen Star precancel, also tied by "Glen Allen Virginia Aug. 3, 1886" printed datestamp on buff corner card cover to Racerville N.Y., Very Fine and rare, with 2015 P.F. certificate

E. 750-1,000
750
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2717
 
Sale 1227, Lot 2717, Fancy Cancels on the 1869 Pictorial Issue and 1870-88 Bank Notes IssuesFancy Cancels Balance. Three, including No. 65 tied on piece by negative "Lincoln" and Stars in Circle fancy cancel, "Albany N.Y. Oct. 17" circular datestamp; No. 65 with Horse's Head fancy cancel of Knoxville Tenn. (Skinner-Eno PA-H 1), last is No. 88 with Eagle and Shield fancy cancel of Corry Pa., few faults, overall Very Fine strikes

E. 750-1,000
425
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2718
c
Sale 1227, Lot 2718, Fancy Cancels on the 1869 Pictorial Issue and 1870-88 Bank Notes Issues6c Carmine (148). Bright color, tied by New York Foreign Mail Shield cancel (Weiss RE-E2), blurry strike of red New York Jul. 6 (1871) exchange office circular datestamp on cover to London, England, red London datestamps front and back, blue merchant's handstamp, Very Fine strike and cover, with 2009 P.F. certificate

E. 500-750
0
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2719
 
Sale 1227, Lot 2719, Fancy Cancels on the 1869 Pictorial Issue and 1870-88 Bank Notes Issues7c Vermilion, H. Grill (138). Choice centering with balanced margins, vibrant color, New York Foreign Mail Star cancel, Extremely Fine, with 1965 P.F. certificate, Scott value for normal cancel $500.00

E. 500-750
375
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2720
 
Sale 1227, Lot 2720, Fancy Cancels on the 1869 Pictorial Issue and 1870-88 Bank Notes Issues6c Carmine (148). Outstanding centering and margins, bright color, perfect socked-on-the-nose strike of New York Foreign Mail Star cancel (Weiss ST-8P11), also trace of red cancel at bottom, Extremely Fine Gem, a beautiful stamp which a numerical grade cannot fully capture, with 2006 P.F. certificate (XF 90)

E. 300-400
200
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2721
 
Sale 1227, Lot 2721, Fancy Cancels on the 1869 Pictorial Issue and 1870-88 Bank Notes Issues7c Vermilion (149). Brilliant color, balanced margins, New York Foreign Mail "Clothespins" cancel (Weiss TR-C7), Extremely Fine, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $200.00 as normal cancel)

E. 200-300
225
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2722
 
Sale 1227, Lot 2722, Fancy Cancels on the 1869 Pictorial Issue and 1870-88 Bank Notes Issues10c Brown (150). Horizontal pair, choice centering and rich color, cancelled by well-struck New York Foreign Mail Star cancel (Weiss ST-8P10), trivial perf separation at top, Extremely Fine, ex Newbury and Senchuk, with 2009 P.F. certificate

E. 400-500
275
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2723
 
Sale 1227, Lot 2723, Fancy Cancels on the 1869 Pictorial Issue and 1870-88 Bank Notes Issues24c Purple (153). Well-centered with balanced margins, pastel color, bold strike of red New York Foreign Mail Star cancel, Very Fine, with 1999 P.F. certificate, Scott value as normal cancel

235
170
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2724
 
Sale 1227, Lot 2724, Fancy Cancels on the 1869 Pictorial Issue and 1870-88 Bank Notes Issues24c Purple (153). Fresh color nicely contrasted by well-struck red New York Foreign Mail Geometric cancel, Very Fine and choice, remarkably attractive, with 2002 P.F. certificate

E. 300-400
200
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2725
 
Sale 1227, Lot 2725, Fancy Cancels on the 1869 Pictorial Issue and 1870-88 Bank Notes Issues24c Purple (153). Bright color, cancelled by perfect strike of red New York Foreign Mail Star cancel (Weiss ST-8P1), Extremely Fine, a beautiful stamp and cancel, ex Newbury and Senchuk, with 1988 and 2009 P.F. certificates

E. 400-500
550
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2726
 
Sale 1227, Lot 2726, Fancy Cancels on the 1869 Pictorial Issue and 1870-88 Bank Notes Issues24c Purple (153). Brilliant color, attractive margins and centering, red New York Foreign Mail Star cancel, Very Fine and choice, with 2006 P.F. certificate

E. 300-400
250
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2727
 
Sale 1227, Lot 2727, Fancy Cancels on the 1869 Pictorial Issue and 1870-88 Bank Notes Issues24c Purple (153). Wonderful depth of color, clear strike of red New York Foreign Mail Geometric cancel (Weiss GE-C7), Extremely Fine, a lovely stamp and cancel, with 2005 P.F. certificate

E. 400-500
800
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2728
 
Sale 1227, Lot 2728, Fancy Cancels on the 1869 Pictorial Issue and 1870-88 Bank Notes Issues30c Black (154). Wide margins and choice centering, intense shade beautifully contrasted by bold strike of red New York Foreign Mail Star cancel (Weiss ST-MP3), Extremely Fine Gem, a beautiful stamp in every respect, with 1995, 2004 P.F. and 2009 P.S.E. certificates (XF 90; SMQ $650.00 for normal cancel)

E. 750-1,000
950
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2729
 
Sale 1227, Lot 2729, Fancy Cancels on the 1869 Pictorial Issue and 1870-88 Bank Notes Issues6c Dull Pink (159). Outstanding centering, rich color, bold strike of New York Foreign Mail Star cancel (Weiss ST-8P5), also trace of red cancel at bottom, Extremely Fine Gem, ex Senchuk, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $325.00 for normal cancel)

E. 400-500
450
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2730
 
Sale 1227, Lot 2730, Fancy Cancels on the 1869 Pictorial Issue and 1870-88 Bank Notes Issues6c Dull Pink (159). Jumbo margins, pastel color, exceptionally bold strikes of New York Foreign Mail Star cancel (Weiss ST-8P3), Extremely Fine, rarely seen with the NYFM cancel struck this bold and clear, with 2008 P.F. certificate

E. 300-400
225
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2731
 
Sale 1227, Lot 2731, Fancy Cancels on the 1869 Pictorial Issue and 1870-88 Bank Notes Issues6c Brown Rose (159). Extra wide margins and choice centering, rich color, wonderfully bold strike of New York Foreign Mail Star cancel (Weiss ST-MP1), Extremely Fine Gem, rarely seen with the NYFM cancel struck this bold and clear, with 2009 P.F. certificate

E. 300-400
225
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2732
 
Sale 1227, Lot 2732, Fancy Cancels on the 1869 Pictorial Issue and 1870-88 Bank Notes Issues6c Brown Rose (159). Precise centering, rich color, exceptionally bold strike of New York Foreign Mail Star within Star cancel (Weiss ST-MP3), Extremely Fine Gem, rarely seen with the NYFM cancel struck this bold and clear and with almost perfect centering, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $325.00 as normal cancel)

E. 400-500
325
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2733
 
Sale 1227, Lot 2733, Fancy Cancels on the 1869 Pictorial Issue and 1870-88 Bank Notes Issues6c Brown Rose (159). Wide margins, rich color, bold and dark strike of New York Foreign Mail Star within Star cancel (Weiss ST-MP3), Extremely Fine strike on a Very Fine and choice stamp, with 2010 P.F. certificate

E. 300-400
0
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2734
c
Sale 1227, Lot 2734, Fancy Cancels on the 1869 Pictorial Issue and 1870-88 Bank Notes Issues6c Dull Pink (159). Horizontal pair and single, the left stamp in the pair with huge Jumbo margins, tied by two clear strikes of New York Foreign Mail Geometric cancel (Weiss GE-EP3) and by red "New York Paid Oct. 21 Sup" Type E Supplementary Mail circular datestamp on orange-buff cover to Richemont, France, French transit datestamp, Paris and receiving backstamps, Extremely Fine, a lovely combination of stamps, cancels and cover, with 2012 P.F. certificate

E. 750-1,000
375
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2735
 
Sale 1227, Lot 2735, Fancy Cancels on the 1869 Pictorial Issue and 1870-88 Bank Notes Issues7c Orange Vermilion (160). Vivid color, huge margins and outstanding centering, bold strike of New York Foreign Mail Star cancel (Weiss ST-MP3), Extremely Fine Gem, a gorgeous stamp and highly desirable with the perfect NYFM cancel, with 2016 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $975.00 for normal cancel)

E. 1,000-1,500
700
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2736
 
Sale 1227, Lot 2736, Fancy Cancels on the 1869 Pictorial Issue and 1870-88 Bank Notes Issues7c Orange Vermilion (160). Choice centering with unusually wide margins, bright color, cancelled by well-struck New York Foreign Mail Star cancel (Weiss ST-8P5), Extremely Fine Gem, a gorgeous stamp of tremendous visual appeal, ex "Mercedes" and "Tahoe", with 1985 and 2007 P.F. certificates

E. 750-1,000
550
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2737
 
Sale 1227, Lot 2737, Fancy Cancels on the 1869 Pictorial Issue and 1870-88 Bank Notes Issues7c Orange Vermilion (160). Almost perfectly centered with balanced margins, radiant color on fresh paper, perfectly struck New York Foreign Mail Circle of Hearts cancel (Weiss TR-W5), Extremely Fine Gem, a superb stamp, with 2002 and 2015 P.F. certificates (XF-Superb 95)

E. 750-1,000
425
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2738
 
Sale 1227, Lot 2738, Fancy Cancels on the 1869 Pictorial Issue and 1870-88 Bank Notes Issues7c Orange Vermilion (160). Nicely balanced margins, vivid color, cancelled by well-struck New York Foreign Mail Star cancel (Weiss ST-MP1), Extremely Fine, a lovely stamp, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $175.00 for normal cancel)

E. 200-300
190
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2739
 
Sale 1227, Lot 2739, Fancy Cancels on the 1869 Pictorial Issue and 1870-88 Bank Notes Issues10c Brown (161). Two singles, both with wide margins and well-centered, each with a bold strike of New York Foreign Mail Star cancel (Weiss ST-8P4 and ST-MP3), Extremely Fine strikes and stamps, with 2007 and 2004 P.F. certificates

E. 300-400
200
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2740
 
Sale 1227, Lot 2740, Fancy Cancels on the 1869 Pictorial Issue and 1870-88 Bank Notes Issues12c Blackish Violet (162). Choice balanced margins, rich color, red New York Foreign Mail cancel, fresh and Extremely Fine, with 2007 P.F. certificate (XF 90)

E. 300-400
300
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