EXTREMELY FINE GEM. AN OUTSTANDING ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 15-CENT 1869 PICTORIAL RE-ISSUE.
With 1996 P.F. and 1997 P.S.E. certificates
EXTREMELY FINE. A SUPERB ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 15-CENT 1869 PICTORIAL RE-ISSUE.
The Type III design of the 15c Re-Issue is similar to the Type I, except it lacks shading lines around the vignette. The Rose book (p. 104) notes that essays of Type III are known from 1868, indicating this type was contemplated but never used for the original 1869 Issue.
Ex Wingate. With 2000 P.F. certificate
VERY FINE. AN EXTREMELY RARE ORIGINAL-GUM PAIR OF THE 15-CENT TYPE III 1869 PICTORIAL RE-ISSUE.
The largest recorded multiple is a block of four with two known (one has no gum). This is the only original-gum pair of which we are aware.
Ex Price. With 2002 P.F. certificate. Scott value as singles
EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 15-CENT 1869 PICTORIAL RE-ISSUE.
With 1988 and 2000 P.F. certificates. With 2019 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, XF-Superb 95; SMQ $5,500.00). This is one of only four hinged Scott 129's at this lofty grade, which is the highest awarded