Lot 1471 P1869, 1¢-90¢ Pictorials complete, plate proofs on India, complete set of eleven including both 15¢ types, blocks of 4, 1¢ 3¢ & 6¢ left margin blocks on card, 2¢ right margin block with part imprint, ample to most with large margins, rich colors throughout, 24¢ with natural thin spot, an Extremely Fine set, a wonderful complete 1869 Pictorial proof set in far better condition than normally encountered.
Scott No. 112P3-122P3 $5,460.
Lot 14721869, 1¢ buff, o.g., nice centering and margins, strong color, Very Fine and choice; with 1995 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 112 $575.
Lot 14731869, 2¢ brown, block of 4, o.g., never hinged (some light gum tone), rich color, Fine, a very rare multiple in never hinged condition; with 1984 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 113 $3,750.
Lot 14741869, 2¢ brown, without grill, disturbed o.g., rich color, Fine, a very rare without grill variety with approximately a dozen examples known including a block of four, many many of which are faulty and/or cutting into the design; with 2017 Crowe and 2020 P.S.E. certificates.
Scott No. 113b $14,000.
Lot 14751869, 3¢ ultramarine, top margin block of 4 with imprint, o.g., never hinged, bright and fresh with rich color, Fine and attractive, a very rare mint position multiple in never hinged condition.
Scott No. 114 $1,250 for hinged block.
Lot 14761869, 3¢ ultramarine, without grill, slightly disturbed o.g., centered low with design well clear of perfs, strong bright color, Very Fine for this, a very rare grill variety especially with design clear of perforations, with only a small handful are known as such; with 1995 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 114a $13,000.
ONLY A COUPLE DOZEN MINT EXAMPLES ARE RECORDED OF THE 3¢ PICTORIAL WITHOUT GRILL VARIETY.
Lot 14771869, 10¢ yellow, o.g., lightly hinged, attractively centered amid large oversized margins, fresh with rich brilliant color, a Very Fine jumbo, a lovely large margin mint stamp; with 2013 P.F. & 2021 P.S.E. certificates, the latter Graded (VF 80J, SMQ $2,250 for 80 and $3,350 for 85).
Scott No. 116 $1,850.
Lot 1478 ()1869, 15¢ brown & blue, type I, showing strong vignette at to right, no gum, strong colors, F.-V.F., very scarce unused.
Scott No. 118 $3,250 for no gum.
Lot 1479 o1869, 15¢ brown & blue, type I, cork cancel, strong bright colors, wide margins, F.-V.F.; with 2020 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott No. 118 $800.
Lot 1480 ()1869, 15¢ brown & blue, type II, no gum, well centered, strong vibrant colors, fiant soiling at top of little consequence, Very Fine; with 2020 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 119 $975.