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Sale 105: The Peter Iwate Collection

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1869 Pictorial Issue

Lots 3186-3195 Lots 3196-3205 Lots 3206-3214

Lot 3186 o   

1869, 1¢ buff, choice centering with jumbo margins, bright color, circle of wedges fancy cancel, an Extremely Fine gem; with 2009 P.S.E. certificate Graded (XF-S 95 Jumbo, SMQ $2,750).
Scott No. 112    $140.

A SUPERB GEM EXAMPLE OF THE 1¢ 1869 ISSUE, SURPRISING DIFFICULT TO FIND IN SUCH OUTSTANDING CONDITION.

Only one used example grades higher (at 98) and only four other used stamps share this grade.

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Current Opening Bid: $475

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Lot 3187 o   

1869, 1¢ buff, choice centering and rich color, lightly struck large letter "P" fancy cancel, Extremely Fine; with 1999 P.F. and 2011 P.S.E. certificates, latter Graded (XF-S 95, SMQ $1,450).
Scott No. 112    $140.

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Current Opening Bid: $325

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Lot 3188 o   

1869, 1¢ buff, horizontal pair, well centered, bright color, each with neat manuscript "J. O. N. Jr. Aug 3, 1870" cancel, trace of additional blue cancel at bottom right, Very Fine and choice, possibly a revenue use; with 1998 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 112    $270.

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Lot 3189    

1869, 1¢ buff, tied by partial Circle of Vs fancy cancel on April 1, 1869 New York City dry goods commission business folded circular to local street address, fresh and Very Fine.
Scott No. 112    Estimate $200 - 300.

April 1, 1869 is the date of Earliest Documented Use of the 1c 1869 Pictorial, though its EDU status cannot be determined as circulars were sometimes mailed after they were dated.

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Current Opening Bid: $90

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Lot 3190 o   

1869, 2¢ brown, exceptionally well centered, deep rich color on bright paper, neat quartered cork cancel, Extremely Fine and choice, ex-Kirke; with 2003 P.F., 2005 and 2012 P.S.E. certificates, both P.S.E. Graded (XF-S 95, SMQ $900).
Scott No. 113    $80.

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Current Opening Bid: $220

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Lot 3191    

1869, 2¢ brown, without grill, disturbed o.g., rich color, Fine and rare; with 2017 Crowe and 2020 P.S.E. certificates.
Scott No. 113b    $14,000.

A very rare without grill variety with approximately a dozen examples known including a block of four, many many of which are faulty and/or cutting into the design.

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Current Opening Bid: $800

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Lot 3192 o   

1869, 3¢ ultramarine, exceptionally well centered within huge margins, sharp impression on bright paper, fresh and Extremely Fine jumbo; with 2003 P.F. and 2019 P.S.E. certificates, latter Graded (XF-S 95 Jumbo, SMQ $2,000).
Scott No. 114    $16.

A GEM JUMBO USED EXAMPLE OF THE 3¢ 1869 ISSUE, GRADED XF-S 95J BY THE P.S.E.

This is a surprisingly difficult stamp to find highly graded, sharing this grade with six other stamps and only one graded higher at 98.

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Lot 3193    

1869, 3¢ ultramarine, tied by deep green cork cancel, matching "Murfreesborough Tenn. Dec 30" cds on orange cover to Nashville Tenn., 1869 docketing at left, Very Fine and choice; with 2019 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 114    Estimate $300 - 400.

The Murfreesborough green is one of the richest of green inks used to cancel stamps.

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Lot 3194    

1869, 3¢ ultramarine, well-centered, tied by grid, matching "Quionochontauc R.I. Jan 10" cds on cover to Nashua with illustrated Dove and Scroll address panel, Extremely Fine and attractive, ex-Kuphal.
Scott No. 114    Estimate $200 - 300.

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Lot 3195    

1869, 6¢ ultramarine, used with 3¢ ultramarine (114), each tied by segmented geometrics duplexed with "New Orleans La. Mar 16" cds on 1870 folded cover to Bordeaux, France, red "New-York, Mar 20" exchange cds, red London (4.4) transit backstamp and "GB/40c" bulk debit handstamp, Calais (4.5) entry cds and matching bold "5" décimes due handstamp, Bordeaux (4.7) arrival backstamp, Very Fine and rare 3¢-6¢ 1869 combination paying double the 4¢ British Open Mail rate to France; with 2021 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 115    Estimate $500 - 750.

The sender apparently prepaid double the 4¢ British open mail rate to France, but it was only charged the French single rate of 5 décimes.

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Current Opening Bid: $240

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