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1875 Re-Issue of the 1869 Pictorial to 1890 Issue

Lots 1266-1275 Lots 1276-1279

Lot 1266 P   

1869 (1875 Re-issues), 1¢-90¢ complete, "Atlanta" trial color plate proofs on card, the complete set of 78 proofs, rich vibrant colors throughout, most with large margins with some clear and only one 3¢ slightly in at bottom, all bright and fresh, a Very Fine set.
Scott Nos. 123TC4a-132TC4k    $21,400.

AN EXTREMELY RARE COMPLETE SET OF THE 1869 PICTORIAL "ATLANTA" TRIAL COLORS.

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Lot 1267 E   

1869 (1875 Re-issue), 15¢ Landing of Columbus essay, type III, in red brown, red overprint, die on India (31x31mm), strong bright colors, couple small shallow hinge thins in top margin, otherwise Very Fine, extremely rare and quite possibly unique in this color format. Brazer Nos. 129E-Aa.
Scott Nos. 129-E1a    $3,500.

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Lot 1268 E   

1869 (1875 Re-issue), 15¢ Landing of Columbus essay, type III, in dark red brown, ultramarine overprint, die on India (34x34mm), strong bright colors, shallow hinge thin, otherwise Very Fine, extremely rare and quite possibly unique in this color format. Brazer Nos. 129E-Ab.
Scott Nos. 129-E1b    $3,500.

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Lot 1269 E   

1869 (1875 Re-issue), 15¢ Landing of Columbus essay, type III, in dull scarlet, ultramarine overprint, die on India, die sunk on card, strong bright colors, shallow hinge thin, otherwise Very Fine, extremely rare with only two examples known to us in this color format. Brazer Nos. 129E-Ab.
Scott Nos. 129-E1b    $3,500.

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Lot 1270 E   

1869 (1875 Re-issue), 15¢ Landing of Columbus essay, type III, in scarlet, blue green overprint, die on India, die sunk on card, strong rich colors, Very Fine, extremely rare and quite possibly unique in this color format. Brazer Nos. 129E-Ac.
Scott Nos. 129-E1c    $3,500.

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Lot 1271 E   

1869 (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 Nos. 129-E2; $10,000 for blue    Estimate $500 - 750.

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.

Realized: $400

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Lot 1272 P   

1869 (1875 Re-issue), 24¢ "Atlanta" trial color plate proofs on card, four different, maple to mostly large margins, rich colors, Very Fine.
Scott Nos. 130TC4c, h, j, i    $1,500.

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Lot 1273 P   

1869 (1875 Re-issue), 24¢ "Atlanta" trial color plate proofs on card, four different, clear (one one) to mostly large margins, rich colors, Very Fine.
Scott Nos. 130TC4c, e, k, l    $1,500.

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Lot 1274 P   

1869 (1875 Re-issue), 30¢ "Atlanta" trial color plate proofs on card complete, nine different, large margins, one with close to ample on two sides, rich colors, Very Fine.
Scott Nos. 131TC4a-b, h-n    $3,375.

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Lot 1275 P   

1869 (1875 Re-issue), 90¢ brown & black, "Atlanta" trial color plate proof on card, margins large to clear at bottom, rich colors, F.-V.F.
Scott Nos. 132TC4e    $550.

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