Lot 2140 o1869 (1875 Re-issue), 1¢ buff, very light face free town cancel, perfectly centered amid beautifully balanced margins, strong bold color, Extremely Fine to Superb, this re-issue is quite often found used with heavy duplex and oval cancels, this light town canceled example is one of the most attractive used examples we have ever encountered; with 2021 P.S.A.G. certificate Graded (95, SMQ $2,900).
Scott No. 123 $425.
AN EXCEPTIONAL USED EXAMPLE OF THE 1869 1¢ PICTORIAL RE-ISSUE BEARING A LIGHT TOWN CANCELLATION.
Lot 2141 ()1869 (1875 Re-issue), 3¢ blue, no gum, precision centering amid evenly balanced margins, bold color on bright paper, Extremely Fine and choice, an exceptional gem that is far better than grading suggests; with 1987 P.F. & 2017 P.S.E. certificates, the latter Graded (XF 90, SMQ $4,250).
Scott No. 125 $2,500.
Lot 21421869 (1875 Re-issue), 10¢ yellow, o.g., lightly hinged, rich brilliant color, well centered amid nicely balanced margins, Extremely Fine and choice, a lovely original gum re-issue; with 1981 & 2000 P.F. certificates.
Scott No. 127 $1,600.
Lot 2143 E1869 (1875 Re-issue), 15¢ Landing of Columbus essay, type III, in red brown, die on India, without overprint, die on stamp size India, bright and fresh, Very Fine.
Scott No. 129-E2 $10,000 for blue.
THE ONLY RECORDED EXAMPLE OF THIS 15¢ RE-ISSUE ESSAY IN RED BROWN.
This essay is currently listed in Scott only in dark blue on 34x30mm India paper. This example in red brown is from a new find.
Lot 21441869 (1875 Re-issue), 30¢ ultramarine & carmine, o.g., lightly hinged, attractively centered amid large margins, bright rich colors, Very Fine and choice; with 1995 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 131 $2,250.