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1869 Pictorial Issue
 
 
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Lot 2569
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1869, 1¢-90¢ Pictorials complete, plate proofs on card (Scott 112P4-122P4), without gum as issued, a remarkable set of card proofs with impressive colors; a highly desirable set, Very Fine.
Scott $1,015.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Realized $750.
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Lot 2570
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1869, 1¢-90¢ Pictorials complete (Scott 112-122), outstanding selection of fancy cancels including stars, leaf, and Paid cancellations, extremely attractive complete set, available for a fraction of there impressive Scott catalog value; small faults here and there, but nothing drastic, generally Fine.
Scott $4,431.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $600.
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Lot 2571

1869, 2¢ brown (Scott 113), o.g., very lightly hinged, lively bright color; a beautiful fresh example printed on clean white paper, Very Fine, with photocopy of 2017 P.F. certificate for strip/5, from which it came - left stamp from the strip.
Scott $500.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $275.
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Lot 2572
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1869, 3¢ dark ultramarine shade (Scott 114 var.), lightly struck cancellation, phenomenal deep shade; among the most attractive #114's you'll ever see, Extremely Fine, with 2018 P.F. certificate specifically identifying this stamp as the dark ultramarine shade.
Scott $19.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $300.
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Lot 2573

1869, 6¢ ultramarine (Scott 115), o.g., fresh, deep color, attractive example, Very Fine, with 2014 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $2,500.
Estimate $800 - 1,200.
Realized $650.
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Lot 2574
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1869, 6¢ ultramarine (Scott 115), light black cancellation, outstanding example; seldom seen with such a light postmark, Very Fine, with 2018 P.S.A.G. certificate.
Scott $200.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $110.
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Lot 2575
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1869, 6¢ ultramarine (Scott 115), neat black cancellation, vivid and fresh, premium example of this tough stamp, Very Fine.
Scott $200.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $80.
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Lot 2576

1869, 12¢ green (Scott 117), disturbed o.g., handsome well centered example with vivacious color and clear impression; tiny thin at upper right, otherwise Very Fine, with 2011 P.S.E. certificate graded VF-XF 85.
SMQ VF-XF 85; $3,500.
Scott $1,850.
Estimate $1,200 - 1,800.
Unsold
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Lot 2577
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1869, 15¢ brown & blue, type I (Scott 118), without gum, light, unobtrusive cancel, unusually wide and even margins all around, gorgeous deep color and proof like impression on vivid bright paper, a true JUMBO gem that would enhance any top quality collection! Extremely Fine to Superb, with 2017 P.S.A.G. certificate graded 95J and P.S.E certificate graded XF-SUP 95.
SMQ $7,250 95J.
Scott $800.
Estimate $5,000 - 7,500.
Realized $3,250.
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Lot 2578
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1869, 15¢ brown & blue, type I (Scott 118), neat black rosette cancellation, beautiful well margined example with tremendous bright colors; an elite stamp that would please the most quality conscious collector, Extremely Fine, with 2016 P.F. certificate graded XF 90.
SMQ XF 90; $1,600.
Scott $800.
Estimate $1,200 - 1,800.
Realized $950.
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Lot 2579
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1869, 15¢ brown & blue, type I (Scott 118), well centered with large margins; tiny thin speck at left, otherwise Very Fine to Extremely Fine, with 1996 P.F. certificate.
Scott $800.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $225.
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Lot 2580
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1869, 15¢ brown & blue, type I (Scott 118), black and partial red cancels; tiny tear at left and small thin, Very Fine centering.
Scott $935.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Unsold
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Lot 2581
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1869, 15¢ brown & blue, type II (Scott 119), black cancellation, deep rich colors, Fine.
Scott $190.
Estimate $100 - 150.
Realized $50.
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Lot 2582

1869, 24¢ green & violet (Scott 120), o.g., previously hinged, difficult to find with full original gum and bright fresh violet vignette, Fine to Very Fine, with 2011 P.F. certificate.
Scott $7,500.
Estimate $3,000 - 4,000.
Realized $2,200.
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Lot 2583
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1869, 24¢ green & violet, double grill (Scott 120 var.), a rare variety listed only as a dash in Scott as unused, perhaps unique example, unused without gum, amazingly rich purple vignette; short perf at right and scissor cut perforations at bottom, just Fine, with 2013 Weiss certificate.
Scott $2,600 as no gum normal.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Realized $800.
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Lot 2584
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1869, 24¢ green & violet (Scott 120), neat segmented cork cancellation, great looking stamp with eye-arresting color and detailed impression; among the most attractive #120's we can remember offering at public auction, Very Fine, with 2017 P.S.E. certificate graded VF 80.
SMQ VF 80; $800.
Scott $600.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Realized $550.
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Lot 2585
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1869, 30¢ ultramarine & carmine (Scott 121), segmented cork cancel, vibrant colors; a handsome example with nicely proportioned margins on all sides, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, with 2016 P.F. certificate.
Scott $450.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $300.
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Lot 2586
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1869, 30¢ ultramarine & carmine (Scott 121), neat bold cancel, rich intense colors extremely fresh and attractive large margined stamp; small faults, otherwise Very Fine to Extremely Fine.
Scott $400.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $160.
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Lot 2587
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1869, 90¢ carmine & black (Scott 122), lightly struck segmented cork cancel, rich luxurious colors with wide balanced margins, a gem addition for the used collector's, Extremely Fine to Superb, with 2017 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $1,800.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Realized $1,700.
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Lot 2588
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1869, 90¢ carmine & black (Scott 122), faintly cancelled, wide margins and rich color; a beautifully centered 90¢ Lincoln; couple internal flaws that don't affect this stamp's outstanding appearance, otherwise Extremely Fine.
Scott $1,800.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $300.
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Lot 2589

1869, 90¢ carmine & black, without grill (Scott 122a), o.g., previously hinged, exceptionally attractive top value; quite fresh and attractive; tiny corner crease at top left and three perforations at right top repunched, Very Fine appearance, less than 25 examples known to exist, with 1998 P.F. certificate.
Scott $22,500.
Estimate $6,000 - 8,000.
Realized $4,750.
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Lot 2590

1869 (1875 Re-issue), 12¢ green (Scott 128), o.g., hinged, an extraordinary example of this difficult 1875 re-issue with the deepest and richest color you'll ever see on this issue; simply stunning, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, only 1,584 examples sold, with 2013 P.S.E. certificate graded VF-XF 85.
SMQ VF-XF 85; $3,650.
Scott $2,000.
Estimate $3,000 - 4,000.
Realized $3,000.
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Lot 2591
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1869 (1875 Re-issue), 15¢ brown & blue, type III (Scott 129), unused without gum, an impressive example of this popular unused stamp with gorgeous proof like color, Extremely Fine, exceedingly scarce as only 1981 copies sold, with 2017 P.F. certificate graded XF 90.
SMQ XF 90; $1,150.
Scott $575.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $950.
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Lot 2592
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1869 (1875 Re-issue), 15¢ brown & blue, type III (Scott 129), double oval New York postmark, great example of this only type III that was ever issued as a single stamp with rich proof like color on bright white paper and fabulous centering, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, with 2000 P.F. certificate.
Scott $1,000.
Estimate $800 - 1,200.
Realized $850.
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Lot 2593

1869 (1880 Re-issue), 1¢ buff (Scott 133), o.g., previously hinged, bright gorgeous color; light bend at top, Very Fine, with 1988 and 2017 P.F. certificates.
Scott $325.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $275.
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