Lot 1939 o1869, 15¢ brown & blue, type II, center inverted, black cork and small portion of red transit cancels, rich bright colors, centered low with design clear of perforations all around, Fine and attractive, this being one of two examples to receive this grade with none higher, Scott catalog value for fine centered examples with only minimal faults; with1995 P.F. and 2015 P.S.E. certificates, the latter Graded (F 70, SMQ $90,000).
Scott No. 119b $22,500.
AN EXTRAORDINARILY RARE SOUND USED EXAMPLE OF THE 1869 15¢ PICTORIAL WITH CENTER INVERTED.