Lot 165 P1869, 1¢-90¢ Pictorials complete, small die proofs, complete set including both 15¢ types, on original gray card backing with even margins, rich colors as fresh as the day they were printed, Extremely Fine, Only 85 albums were produced.
Scott No. 112P2-122P2 $4,575.
A BEAUTIFUL AND RARE SET OF SMALL DIE PROOFS FROM THE ROOSEVELT PRESENTATION ALBUM.
Lot 1661869, 1¢ buff, o.g., never hinged, well centered, rich color and Post Office fresh, Very Fine and choice, a very scarce Pictorial issue in never hinged condition; with 2011 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott No. 112 $575.
Lot 1671869, 1¢ buff, o.g., lightly hinged, choice centering and evenly balanced margins, fresh with rich color, Extremely Fine, a lovely mint gem; with 2007 P.F. certificate Graded (XF 90, SSV $1,750).
Scott No. 112 $575.
Lot 1681869, 2¢ brown, o.g., lightly hinged, choice centering amid nicely balanced margins, strong bright color, fresh and Extremely Fine, a lovely mint stamp, with only eleven graded higher; with 1989 and 2002 P.S.E. certificates, the latter Graded (XF 90, SMQ $1,650).
Scott No. 113 $500.
Lot 1691869, 2¢ brown, two singles, used with 5¢ brown (76) and 10¢ yellow green, F grill (96), all tied by cork cancels duplexed with "New York, La. Nov 16" cds on blue 1869 folded cover to Intra, Italy, blue "Weissenbach & Klumer" sender's oval handstamp, red "New York Paid All Br. Transit Nov 20" cds ties both 2¢ stamps, reverse with Milano (12.5) transit and Intra (12.6) arrival cds; slight bend in lettersheet under one 2¢ (but not a fold), Very Fine and choice, ex-Martin.
Scott No. 113 Estimate $4,000 - 6,000.
A REMARKABLE COMBINATION OF THREE DIFFERENT ISSUES PREPAYING THE 19¢ NGU CLOSED MAIL RATE TO ITALY.
Lot 1701869, 3¢ ultramarine, cancelled by grid cancel, matching "Rockville Ct., May 20, 1870" cds on cover with Ulysses Grant (UG-42) campaign design showing Grant and Colfax portraits in black frame including industry, shipping, eagle and other symbols, to Great Barrington Mass.; slightly reduced at right, Extremely Fine and choice campaign envelope.
Scott No. 114 Estimate $400 - 600.
Lot 171 o1869, 15¢ brown & blue, type II, light segmented cork cancel, deep rich colors, wide margins and choice centering, Extremely Fine and choice, a handsome lightly cancel stamp; with 1996 & 2002 P.F. certificates.
Scott No. 119 $200.
Lot 172 o1869, 24¢ green & violet, very light cork cancel, rich bright colors, precision centering and well balanced margins, Extremely Fine and choice; with 1994 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 120 $600.
Lot 1731869, 30¢ ultramarine & carmine, o.g., lightly hinged, beautifully centered with brilliant colors on bright paper, Extremely Fine and choice; with 2001 and 2015 P.F. certificates.
Scott No. 121 $4,000.
A STUNNING ORIGINAL GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 30¢ 1869 PICTORIAL ISSUE, WITH A WONDERFUL COLOR AND FRESHNESS.
Lot 174 o1869, 30¢ ultramarine & carmine, cork cancels, choice centering and encompassed by huge margins, rich bright colors, a Very Fine and choice jumbo, a striking oversized stamp; with 1998 P.F. certificate & 2003 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott No. 121 $400.