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Flagship U.S. Stamps


1869 Pictorial Issue




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Lot 3228
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1869, Pictorial essays: 2¢, 3¢, 6¢ and 10¢ (Scott 113E3e, 114E6d, 115E2c, 116E1k), 113-E3e yellow and violet singles, 114-E6d orange brown single and block of four, 115-E2c buff, 116-E1 ultramarine, unused without gum, bright fresh color, visually stunning; some stamps stuck down, overall Very Fine.
Scott $765.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $180.
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Lot 3229
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1869, 1¢-90¢ Pictorials complete, plate proofs on card (Scott 112P4-122P4, 129P4), the finest set of these beautiful card proofs we have ever had the pleasure to offer; ten different proofs making up a "set: includes 112-117P4, 120-122P4, and 129P4; each handpicked for large margins, intense color, and immaculate clean backs - without a single hinge mark or blemish of any kind; finding this set in pristine condition is more challenging than one would imagine; deserving placement in the finest collection, Superb.
Scott $1,015.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $600.
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Lot 3230
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1869, 1¢-90¢ Pictorials complete, plate proofs on card (Scott 112P4-122P4, 129P4), impressive group of the complete "set" of 10 different values, includes 112-117P4, 120-122P4 and 129P4; an attractive group of these popular card proofs; several with small hinge remnants remaining on reverse, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $1,015.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $425.
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Lot 3231
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1869, 1¢ buff (Scott 112), blue segmented cork cancel, Very Fine, with 2016 P.F. certificate.
Scott $175.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $190.
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Lot 3232

1869, 2¢ pale brown (Scott 113), o.g., previously hinged, delicate richness of a shade often not encountered, Fine.
Scott $550.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Unsold
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Lot 3233

1869, 3¢ ultramarine, without grill (Scott 114a), o.g., scarce without grill variety, Very Good.
Scott $13,000.
Estimate $2,500 - 3,500.
Unsold
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Lot 3234

1869, 10¢ yellow (Scott 116), o.g., hinged, glowing orange-yellow color sharply impressed within large margins, Fine.
Scott $2,000.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $325.
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Lot 3235
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1869, 10¢ yellow (Scott 116), neat black cork cancellation, nice big margins and vibrant rich color, Very Fine to Extremely Fine.
Scott $125.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Unsold
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Lot 3236

1869, 12¢ green (Scott 117), o.g., never hinged, immaculate Post Office fresh example in a wonderful state of preservation; this is the only never hinged example of this stamp we have ever offered, as it just seems to never be found this way; unlisted in Scott in immaculate mint condition, Very Good to Fine, with 1996 P.F. certificate.
Scott $1,900 for hinged.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Unsold
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Lot 3237
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1869, 12¢ green (Scott 117), regummed, sharp green color and impression within nice margins, Fine unused examples are woefully undervalued in the catalog.
Scott $700.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $100.
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Lot 3238
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1869, 12¢ green (Scott 117), grid of small squares cancel, Extremely Fine, with 2016 P.F. certificate.
Scott $175.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $130.
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Lot 3239
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1869, 15¢ brown & blue, type I (Scott 118), rosette cancel, Very Fine, with 2016 P.F. certificate.
Scott $850.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Unsold
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Lot 3240
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1869, 15¢ brown & blue, type I (Scott 118), black cork cancellation, extremely fresh and choice example with lively color, Very Fine, with 1985 P.F. certificate.
Scott $850.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Realized $200.
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Lot 3241
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1869, 15¢ brown & blue, type II (Scott 119), regummed, Landing of Columbus with boldly emblazoned color and impression; reperforated on all but one side, Fine appearance, an affordable example of a most popular stamp.
Scott $1,150.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $100.
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Lot 3242
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1869, 15¢ brown & blue, type II (Scott 119), beautiful light black cancellation, gorgeous example with fabulous rich colors printed on clean white paper; an impressive top quality 15 cent Pictorial, Very Fine, with 2003 P.F. certificate.
Scott $210.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $140.
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Lot 3243
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1869, 15¢ brown & blue, type II (Scott 119), rosette cancel, Very Fine, with 2016 P.F. certificate.
Scott $210.
Estimate $150 - 200.
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Lot 3244
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1869, 24¢ green & violet (Scott 120), regummed, lovely colors and impression of the Signing of the Declaration of Independence; small thin and a few toned perf tips at left, Fine to Very Fine appearance.
Scott $2,800.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $425.
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Lot 3245
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1869, 24¢ green & violet (Scott 120), light black cancellation, extraordinary example featuring extremely large margins and delightful rich colors; a beauty in uncommonly choice condition, Very Fine, with 1995 and 2005 P.F. certificates.
Scott $650.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Realized $475.
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Lot 3246

1869, 30¢ ultramarine & carmine (Scott 121), disturbed o.g., vibrant rich contrasting red and blue colors illuminate a sharp impression within generously large margins; repaired at top and reperforated at top and right, Fine to Very Fine appearance, with 1986 P.F. certificate.
Scott $5,000.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $400.
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Lot 3247
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1869, 30¢ ultramarine & carmine (Scott 121), light cancel, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, with 2016 P.F. certificate graded VF-XF 85.
SMQ VF-XF 85; $900.
Scott $450.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Realized $425.
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Lot 3248
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1869, 30¢ ultramarine & carmine (Scott 121), five point star cancel, Fine, with 2016 P.F. certificate.
Scott $450.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Unsold
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Lot 3249
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1869, 30¢ ultramarine & carmine (Scott 121), neat cork cancellation, sound and attractive example with robust colors, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $450.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $90.
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Lot 3250
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1869, 90¢ carmine & black (Scott 122), regummed, bright emblazoned rich colors and impression, centered to top but within large margins, Fine example of the key value to the iconic 1869 set, woefully undervalued in catalog for unused.
Scott $4,000.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $550.
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Lot 3251
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1869, 90¢ carmine & black (Scott 122), lightly struck black cork cancellation, nice appearing 90 cent Pictorial with sterling rich color and clearly etched impression; reperforated at top, not mentioned on accompanying certificate, otherwise Fine to Very Fine, with clear 1979 P.F. certificate.
Scott $1,900.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $650.
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