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1869 Pictorial Issue




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Lot 4460
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1869, 1¢-12¢ & 24¢-90¢ Pictorials, large die proofs (Scott 112P1//122P1), wonderfully fresh set lacking just the 15¢; 24¢ and 90¢ hybrids as always, the rest die sunk on cards from 118 x 152 mm and up, most showing imprints at bottom of India; all with brilliant colors; the 6¢ with two light water stains outside the die sink; perfect to augment an exhibit or dealer's stock, Very Fine+, a desirable group, rarely offered.
Scott $7,450.
Estimate $4,000 - 5,000.
Current Bid $2,500
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Lot 4461
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1869, 1¢-90¢ Pictorials complete, plate proofs on India (Scott 112P3-122P3), including both 15¢ types, blocks of 4, large margins, mostly bright colors (10¢ orange with a hint of oxidation), Very Fine overall.
Scott $5,460.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Current Bid $1,600
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Lot 4462
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1869, 1¢//30¢ Pictorials, selection of plate proofs on card (Scott 112P4//129P4), comprising 1¢-12¢ 24¢ and 30¢ original issue plus 15¢ re-issue (Type III); strong color and glowing card for each; a few with light card-edge discoloration, still Very Fine, see them all online.
Scott $845.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Current Bid $150
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Lot 4463
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1869, Pictorials, 1¢ to 90¢ complete (Scott 112-122), your chance to fill an entire album page; each with bright color and solid detail on fresh paper; #118 with red cancel (premium); small faults, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $4,616.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Current Bid $800
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Lot 4464
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1869, 1¢ buff (Scott 112), a mind-blowing stamp, fresh, sound, perfectly centered, and with a light, face-free cancel, Extremely Fine to Superb, a highlight of any 1869 collection, just six stamps grade higher in PSE's Population Report, with 2020 P.S.A.G. certificate graded 95.
SMQ XF-SUP 95; $1,450.
Scott $130.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Current Bid $750
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Lot 4465
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1869, 2¢ brown (Scott 113), an attention-grabber, the stamp flawlessly printed in clean, warm color, and mathematically centered on bright paper; centrally struck geometric fancy a lovely complement, Extremely Fine to Superb, a grand stamp all around, with 2021 P.S.A.G. certificate graded 95.
SMQ XF-SUP 95; $900.
Scott $80.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Current Bid $450
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Lot 4466
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1869, 5¢ Washington essay, large lettering, in blue (Scott 115-E1d), die on pink bond, large die essay measuring 32 x 38 mm; bright color; fresh and attractive, Very Fine.
Brazer 115aE-Ee.
Scott $600.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid $225
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Lot 4467

1869, 6¢ ultramarine (Scott 115), part o.g., fresh with clean color and detail, plus a grill visible even on its face, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, with 2020 P.S.A.G. certificate graded 85.
SMQ VF-XF 85; $4,250 as o.g.
Scott $2,500 as o.g.
Estimate $2,500 - 3,000.
Current Bid $2,100
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Lot 4468
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1869, 6¢ ultramarine (Scott 115), horizontal pair, unused without gum, Post Office fresh with striking color and crisp lines, nicely centered on lovely white paper; thin at bottom of right stamp, left stamp sound, Fine to Very Fine, with 2020 P.S.A.G. certificate.
Scott $2,000 as singles.
Estimate $800 - 1,200.
Current Bid $0
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Lot 4469
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1869, 10¢ yellow (Scott 116), beautifully centered with deep color; central blue target plus partial red transit cancel at lower right, Extremely Fine to Superb, just five stamps grade higher according to PSE's Population Report, with 2020 P.S.A.G. certificate graded 95.
SMQ XF-SUP 95; $1,050 without cancel premiums.
Scott $185.
Estimate $700 - 1,000.
Current Bid $0
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Lot 4470
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1869, 10¢ yellow, Japanese chop cancel (Scott 116), centrally struck on a well bordered brightly colored example, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, worthy of inclusion in the finest of collections, with 2021 P.S.A.G. certificate.
Scott $310.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid $0
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Lot 4471
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1869, 12¢ green (Scott 117), unused without gum, fresh and clean with strong color and crisp detail, nearly Very Fine, with 1978 P.F. & 2021 Crowe certificates.
Scott $725.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Current Bid $250
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Lot 4472

1869, 15¢ brown & blue, type II (Scott 119), small part o.g. with hinge remnant, an attention grabber with the richest colors imaginable in perfect registration; fresh; reperforated at top, Fine+, with 1996 A.P.S. and 2012 P.S.A.G. certificates.
Scott $2,750.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid $250
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Lot 4473

1869, 15¢ brown & blue, type II, double grill, one split (Scott 119 var.), an intriguing variety, the full grill at lower right, the partial at lower left, both distinct on the back; front of stamp with soft brown and deep blue in perfect registry, cancelled by an eye-catching split circular cork cancel, Very Fine, a stamp to thrill any 1869 specialist, with 2007 P.F. certificate.
Scott $475 for double grill.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid $150
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Lot 4474

1869, 24¢ green & violet (Scott 120), o.g., previously hinged, in colors that pop off the fresh paper, near-perfectly registered; grill nicely defined on gum, Fine, with 2013 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $7,500.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Current Bid $750
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Lot 4475
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1869, 30¢ ultramarine & carmine (Scott 121), unused without gum, Post Office fresh jumbo with strong colors solidly registered; exquisitely centered with reverse sporting a clear grill at upper left, Extremely Fine, just one stamp (a 95) grades higher according to the PSE's Population Report, with 2020 P.S.A.G. certificate graded 90J.
SMQ XF 90J; $3,850.
Scott $1,450.
Estimate $3,000 - 4,000.
Current Bid $3,000
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Lot 4476
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1869, 30¢ ultramarine & carmine (Scott 121), in cleanly printed colors with clear detail and a lightly struck cancel; sound, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, a worthy example of this popular issue, with 2020 P.S.A.G. certificate.
Scott $375.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid $250
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Lot 4477
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1869, 30¢ ultramarine & carmine (Scott 121), amazingly fresh with strong colors in perfect registration, with central cork cancel; grill fully visible on reverse; tiny corner crease at upper right, Extremely Fine appearance.
Scott $375.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid $170
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Lot 4478
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1869, 90¢ carmine & black, vignette shifted downward (Scott 122 var), fresh and bright with clean colors and jumbo margins; light cancel, Very Fine, with 2020 P.S.A.G. certificate graded 80J.
SMQ VF 80J; $2,500.
Scott $1,800.
Estimate $2,500 - 3,000.
Current Bid $2,200
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Lot 4479
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1869 (1875 Re-issue), 1¢ buff (Scott 123), a breathtaking stamp with deep color on pristine paper, with a blue grid cancel complementing, Extremely Fine to Superb, a grand used example of this Re-issue, with 2011 and 2016 P.F. certificates, plus a 2016 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $425.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Current Bid $1,100
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Lot 4480
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1869 (1875 Re-issue), 10¢ yellow (Scott 127), a sensational stamp with glowing color without a hint of oxidation, immaculate paper, and a light double-oval Registry cancel, Extremely Fine, a beauty worthy of the finest collection, one of just three stamps at this grade, with one (a 90J) grading higher, according to PSE's Population Report, with 1974, 2006 and 2013 P.F. certificates, the latter two each graded XF 90.
SMQ XF 90; $6,250.
Scott $1,800.
Estimate $4,000 - 6,000.
Current Bid $2,900
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Lot 4481

1869 (1875 Re-issue), 15¢ brown & blue, type III (Scott 129), o.g., previously hinged, a rare jumbo with choice centering amid uncommonly wide margins; rich, deep color, Extremely Fine, one of just two stamps at this grade, with three higher (at 95), per PSE's Population Report, encapsulated in 2010, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate graded XF 90J.
SMQ XF 90J; $4,000.
Scott $1,300.
Estimate $3,500 - 4,500.
Current Bid $3,000
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Lot 4482

1869 (1875 Re-issue), 30¢ ultramarine & carmine (Scott 131), o.g., previously hinged, a great stamp with stupendous eye-appeal, its paper glowing white with vivacious colors perfectly registered, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, with 2020 P.F. certificate graded VF-XF 85.
SMQ VF-XF 85; $3,750.
Scott $2,250.
Estimate $3,000 - 4,000.
Current Bid $3,000
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Lot 4483

1869 (1880 Re-issue), 1¢ buff (Scott 133), o.g., previously hinged, Post Office fresh with deep color and rarely encountered centering, Extremely Fine, a grand stamp, just one single stamp attains this grade in PSE's Population Report, with only one outranking it, with 2021 P.S.A.G. certificate graded 90.
SMQ XF 90; $850.
Scott $350.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Current Bid $0
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