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Sale 74: The Westpex Auction

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1875 & 1880 Re-issues of the 1869 Pictorial Issue

Lots 1956-1963

Lot 1956    

1869 (1875 Re-issue), 3¢ blue, o.g., lightly hinged, well centered amid nice balanced margins, rich bright color on fresh paper, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, the scarcest of the 1868 Re-issues with only 1,406 issued; with 2016 P.S.E. Graded certificate (VF-XF 85, SMQ $8,650).
Scott No. 125    $5,000.

A CHOICE ORIGINAL GUM EXAMPLE OF THE SCARCE 1869 3¢ PICTORIAL RE-ISSUE.

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Lot 1957 o   

1869 (1875 Re-issue), 6¢ blue, New York duplex cancels, rich color and attractive centering, Very Fine, a scarce used example of the 6¢ Pictorial Re-issue; with 2015 P.S.E. Graded certificate (F-VF 75, SMQ $2,250).
Scott No. 126    $3,250.

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Current Opening Bid: $1,700

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Lot 1958    

1869 (1875 Re-issue), 10¢ yellow, o.g., lightly hinged, precision centering within large evenly balanced margins, stunning radiant color, Superb, this being only one of three examples to receive this grade with no examples grading higher; with 2003 P.F. and 2012 P.S.E. certificates, the latter Graded (Superb 98, SMQ $11,250).
Scott No. 127    $1,650.

ONLY THREE EXAMPLES HAVE RECEIVED THIS GRADE WITH NONE GRADED HIGHER. UNDOUBTEDLY ONE OF THE FINEST MINT EXAMPLES OF THE 1869 10¢ PICTORIAL RE-ISSUE EXTANT - A STUNNING GEM.

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Lot 1959    

1869 (1875 Re-issue), 12¢ green, o.g., lightly hinged, perfect centering and encompassed by large evenly balanced margins, intensely deep and rich color remarkably fresh paper, Superb, this being only one of four examples to receive this grade with no examples grading higher; with 1980 P.F. and 2011 P.S.E. certificates, the latter Graded (Superb 98, SMQ $19,000).
Scott No. 128    $2,250.

WITHOUT QUESTION ONE OF THE FINEST ORIGINAL GUM EXAMPLES OF THE 1869 12¢ PICTORIAL RE-ISSUE - A STUNNING GEM.

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Current Opening Bid: $6,750

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Lot 1960    

1869 (1875 Re-issue), 30¢ ultramarine & carmine, full o.g., beautifully centered within large margins, rich deep colors and exceptional freshness, an Extremely Fine gem; with 2000, 2010 and 2016 P.F. certificates, the latter Graded (XF 90 XQ, SSV $5,000 for 90).
Scott No. 131    $2,500.

AN OUTSTANDING ORIGINAL GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 1869 30¢ RE-ISSUE.

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Lot 1961 ()   

1869 (1875 Re-issue), 30¢ ultramarine & carmine, without gum, centered amid large beautifully balanced margins all around, rich radiant colors, Extremely Fine and choice, a wonderful gem; with 2016 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 131    $1,100.

AN EXCEPTIONAL UNUSED EXAMPLE OF THE 30¢ PICTORIAL RE-ISSUE.

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Lot 1962 o   

1869 (1875 Re-issue), 30¢ ultramarine & carmine, partial duplex cancels, rich deep colors and crisp impression, wide margins, Very Fine and choice, a lovely used example of the 30¢ Pictorial Re-issue; with 2000 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 131    $2,900.

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Lot 1963 o   

1869 (1880 Re-issue), 1¢ buff, vertical pair, 1884 Washington D.C. duplex cancels, rich color, wide margins, Very Fine, a very scarce multiple with only a few known; with 2001 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 133    $1,100 for singles.

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Lots 1956-1963

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