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1869 Pictorial Issue

Lots 2126-2135 Lots 2136-2139

Lot 2126 P   

1869, 1¢-90¢ Pictorials complete, plate proofs on India, set of 10 with 15¢ the type III re-issue, blocks of 4, full to mostly large margins throughout, rich vibrant colors, Very Fine and choice, a choice 1869 Pictorial proof set in far better condition than normally encountered.
Scott No. 112P3-122P3    $3,860.

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Lot 2127    

1869, 1¢ buff, well centered with nat. s.e. at left, corner flaw, canceled by blue fancy star cancel duplexed with "Freeport Ills, Feb 14" Valentine's Day cds on embossed valentine locally addressed envelope, Extremely Fine and choice.
Scott No. 112    Estimate $500 - 750.

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Current Opening Bid: $260

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Lot 2128    

1869, 1¢ buff, used with 5¢ brown, F grill (95) and 12¢ black, F grill (97), each tied by four-ring target, matching two strikes of partial "Wasioja, Minnesota, Oct 25, 1869" cds on orange buff registered cover to Winona, Minn., manuscript "Reg No. 8" registry number; 5¢ slightly rounded corner at top left, Very Fine and rare mixed-issue franking with the 1868 Grilled and 1869 Pictorial Issues.
Scott No. 112    Estimate $500 - 750.

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Lot 2129    

1869, 10¢ yellow, o.g., lightly hinged, choice centering amid large oversized and well balanced margins, rich deep color, an Extremely Fine jumbo, the only example to grade as such with seven grading higher, this being the highest jumbo grade; with 2000 P.F. and 2009 P.S.E. certificates, the latter Graded (XF 90J, SMQ $8,000).
Scott No. 116    $1,850.

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Lot 2130    

1869, 10¢ yellow, horizontal pair, tied by segmented corks duplexed with "New-York, Jan 20" cds on 1870 cover to Naval Officer, U.S.S. Delaware in care of the U.S. Consul at Yokohama, Japan, sender's route instructions "Via Pacific R.R.", Very Fine, ex-Juhring, Coulter; 1978 P.F. certificate no longer accompanies.
Scott No. 116    Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.

A RARE DOUBLE-WEIGHT 1869 ISSUE USE TO JAPAN.

There are thirteen 10¢ 1869 covers to Japan listed by Michael Lawrence in his 10¢ 1869 book census, only three are multiple rates (two doubles and a triple).

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Lot 2131    

1869, 12¢ green, o.g., very lightly hinged (and rare thus), exceptional centering amid large well balanced margins, bright and fresh with rich color, Extremely Fine and choice, a wonderful mint stamp bearing only the lightest of hinging; with 2020 P.F. certificate Graded (XF 90, SMQ $5,750).
Scott No. 117    $1,850.

AN EXCEPTIONAL MINT EXAMPLE OF THE 1869 12¢ PICTORIAL ISSUE.

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Current Opening Bid: $1,300

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Lot 2132    

1869, 12¢ green, disturbed o.g., beautifully centered amid large evenly balanced margins, bold color, bright and fresh, Extremely Fine, a choice mint 12¢ Pictorial issue; with 2013 P.S.E. certificate Graded (XF 90, SMQ $5,750).
Scott No. 117    $1,850.

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Lot 2133 E   

1869, 15¢ Landing of Columbus essay, type I, small numerals, in red brown, complete die on India, die sunk on card, On 77 x 66mm card with full die sinkage, "National Bank Note Co. N.Y." imprint, bright color, fresh and Extremely Fine, ex-Earl of Crawford, Finkleburg.
Scott No. 118-E3    $5,000.

AN EXCEPTIONALLY RARE SMALL NUMERAL DIE ESSAY FOR THE 15¢ 1869 PICTORIAL ISSUE, THE ONLY KNOWN EXAMPLE IN RED BROWN.

This impression from the unified die with the Type I frame and small numeral is recorded in 7 colors, each being unique.

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Current Opening Bid: $1,450

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Lot 2134 E   

15¢ green, 15¢ red brown, Safety Paper Essays, group of four different comprising green on design 12 deep scarlet, green on design 9 orange, red brown on design 9 orange (vertical), red brown on design 9 orange (horizontal); the green ESP9 small thins, Very Fine and unique.
Scott No. 118-ESP9, ESP 12    $14,000.

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Current Opening Bid: $1,900

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Lot 2135    

1869, 15¢ brown & blue, type I, o.g., beautifully centered, rich colors with sharp impressions, fresh and Very Fine to Extremely Fine; with 1992 and 2019 P.F. certificates, latter Graded (85 VF-XF, SSV $13,000).
Scott No. 118    $9,000.

ONE OF THE FINEST ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLES OF THE 15¢ TYPE I 1869 ISSUE, EXCEPTIONALLY RARE TO FIND IN THIS OUTSTANDING CONDITION.

The 15¢ Type I 1869 Issue is a difficult stamp to find sound with original gum and outstanding centering. The example offered here is one of the finest we have offered.

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Current Opening Bid: $10,500

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