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Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 2659, 1869 Pictorial Issue Inverts (Proofs, Scott 119b, 120b, 121b)15c Brown & Blue, Ty. II, Center Inverted (119b), 15c Brown & Blue, Ty. II, Center Inverted (119b)15c Brown & Blue, Ty. II, Center Inverted (119b). Deep rich colors, neat strike of cork cancel, reperfed at top and right

VERY FINE APPEARING USED EXAMPLE OF THE 15-CENT 1869 PICTORIAL INVERT.

Our census of Scott 119b, available at our website at https://siegelauctions.com/census/us/scott/119b , records three unused and 102 used copies (there are an additional three used examples of Scott 119c). Two of the used copies are in institutions -- the Tapling Collection at the British Library and the Miller Collection at The New York Public Library.

Census no. 119b-CAN-102. With 2017 P.S.E. certificate

22,500
7,500
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2020-06-30
2020 Rarities of the World
123°
PSE 70
 
Sale Number 1224, Lot Number 123, 1869 Pictorial Issue15c Brown & Blue, Ty. II, Center Inverted (119b), 15c Brown & Blue, Ty. II, Center Inverted (119b)15c Brown & Blue, Ty. II, Center Inverted (119b). Deep rich colors, unusually choice centering for this difficult invert, target cancel leaves vignette visible

VERY FINE. AN EXCEPTIONALLY CHOICE AND RARE SOUND USED EXAMPLE OF THE 15-CENT 1869 PICTORIAL INVERT. THE COLORS ARE RICH AND DEEP, AND THE TARGET CANCEL LEAVES THE VIGNETTE CLEARLY VISIBLE. ONLY 14 USED COPIES ARE CONFIRMED AS SOUND, AND THIS ONE OF THE FINEST IN EXISTENCE.

Our census of Scott 119b, available at our website at https://siegelauctions.com/census/us/scott/119b , records three unused and 101 used copies (there are an additional three used examples of Scott 119c). Two of the used copies are in institutions -- the Tapling Collection at The British Library and the Miller Collection at The New York Public Library. Only 14 are confirmed as sound (an additional nine have not been seen in many years and their condition is unknown). Of the 14 sound copies, almost all have perfs touching the design on at least one side. The 15c is at least as difficult to find in sound condition as the more expensive 24c and 30c inverts.

Ex De Verymont, Seymour, Ishikawa and Dauer. census no. 119b-CAN-29. With 2012 P.S.E. certificate (F 70; SMQ $80,000.00). This is the highest grade awarded.

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Sale Number 1224, Lot Number 124, 1869 Pictorial Issue15c Brown & Blue, Ty. II, Center Inverted (119b), 15c Brown & Blue, Ty. II, Center Inverted (119b)15c Brown & Blue, Ty. II, Center Inverted (119b). Particularly well-centered, segmented cork cancel, reperfed at top and repair at top right with small portion of corner replaced

VERY FINE CENTERING AND A COLLECTABLE USED EXAMPLE OF THE 15-CENT 1869 PICTORIAL INVERT.

Our census of Scott 119b, available at our website at https://siegelauctions.com/census/us/scott/119b , records three unused and 101 used copies (there are an additional three used examples of Scott 119c). Two of the used copies are in institutions -- the Tapling Collection at the British Library and the Miller Collection at The New York Public Library.

Census no. 119b-CAN-68. With 1993 P.F. certificate. Scott value $22,500.00

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2019-10-22
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Sale Number 1209, Lot Number 1145, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-122)15c Brown & Blue, Ty. II, Center Inverted (119b), 15c Brown & Blue, Ty. II, Center Inverted (119b)15c Brown & Blue, Ty. II, Center Inverted (119b). Particularly rich frame and vignette colors, Small Star fancy cancel leaves inverted design clearly visible, light horizontal creases

FINE APPEARANCE. A FRESH AND ATTRACTIVE USED EXAMPLE OF THE 15-CENT 1869 PICTORIAL INVERT. ESPECIALLY DESIRABLE WITH THE STAR FANCY CANCEL.

Our census of Scott 119b, available at our website at http://siegelauctions.com/census/us/scott/119b , records three unused and 100 used copies (there are an additional three used examples of Scott 119c). Two of the used copies are in institutions -- the Tapling Collection at the British Library and the Miller Collection at The New York Public Library.

Census No. 119b-CAN-42. With 1973 and 2010 P.F. certificates

22,500
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2019-06-26
2019 Rarities of the World
2043°
PSE 70
 
Sale Number 1205, Lot Number 2043, 1869 Pictorial Issue15c Brown & Blue, Ty. II, Center Inverted (119b), 15c Brown & Blue, Ty. II, Center Inverted (119b)15c Brown & Blue, Ty. II, Center Inverted (119b). Beautiful deep rich colors, circle of wedges cancel, perfs are well clear all around

VERY FINE. ONE OF THE FINEST USED EXAMPLES OF THE 15-CENT 1869 PICTORIAL INVERT. A STAMP OF REMARKABLE BEAUTY AND GREAT RARITY.

Our census of Scott 119b, available at our website at http://www.siegelauctions.com/dynamic/census/119b/119b.pdf , records three unused and 100 used copies of Scott 119b (there are an additional three examples of Scott 119c). Two of the used copies are in institutions -- the Tapling Collection at The British Library and the Miller Collection at The New York Public Library. Fewer than 20 used copies are sound, including the stamp offered here. Over half have serious faults or repairs. In fact, the 15c is at least as difficult to find in sound condition as the more expensive 24c and 30c inverts.

Census No. 119b-CAN-82. Ex Choban. With 1995 P.F. and 2019 P.S.E. certificates (F 70; SMQ $90,000.00). Only six 15c Pictorial inverts have been submitted for grading -- attesting to the extreme difficulty of finding a sound example. This 70 grade is the highest awarded and it is shared by only one other

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2018-07-25
United States Stamps
 
Sale Number 1187, Lot Number 211, 1869 Pictorial Issue Inverts (Scott 119b-120b)15c Brown & Blue, Ty. II, Center Inverted (119b), 15c Brown & Blue, Ty. II, Center Inverted (119b)15c Brown & Blue, Ty. II, Center Inverted (119b). Deep rich colors, cork cancel, reperfed at bottom

VERY FINE APPEARING USED EXAMPLE OF THE 15-CENT 1869 PICTORIAL ISSUE INVERT.

Our census of Scott 119b, available at our website at http://www.siegelauctions.com/dynamic/census/119b/119b.pdf , records three unused and 100 used copies of Scott 119b (there are an additional three examples of Scott 119c). Two of the used copies are in institutions -- the Tapling Collection at the British Library and the Miller Collection at The New York Public Library.

Census No. 119b-CAN-99. With 2014 P.F. certificate

22,500
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2017-12-19
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Sale Number 1172, Lot Number 551, 1869 Pictorial Issue Inverts (Scott 119b-120b)15c Brown & Blue, Ty. II, Center Inverted (119b), 15c Brown & Blue, Ty. II, Center Inverted (119b)15c Brown & Blue, Ty. II, Center Inverted (119b). Beautiful deep rich colors, proof-like impression, neat strike of crossroads cancel, tiny thin speck at top center, small sealed tear at top visible only in fluid, minor corner perf crease at top right, the latter two issues not mentioned on accompanying certificate

VERY FINE APPEARING USED EXAMPLE OF THE 15-CENT 1869 PICTORIAL ISSUE INVERT. ONE OF THE MOST VISUALLY APPEALING EXAMPLES WE HAVE ENCOUNTERED, BY VIRTUE OF ITS FRESH COLORS, SHARP IMPRESSION AND LIGHT CANCELLATION.

Our census of Scott 119b, available at our website at http://www.siegelauctions.com/dynamic/census/119b/119b.pdf , records three unused and 100 used copies of Scott 119b (there are an additional three examples of Scott 119c). Two of the used copies are in institutions -- the Tapling Collection at the British Library and the Miller Collection at The New York Public Library.

Census No. 119b-CAN-08. Ex Curtis. Purple backstamp. With 2015 P.S.E. certificate mentioning only a tiny thin spot at top center

22,500
6,750
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2017-06-27
2017 Rarities of the World
 
Sale Number 1159, Lot Number 140, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-122)15c Brown & Blue, Ty. II, Center Inverted (119b), 15c Brown & Blue, Ty. II, Center Inverted (119b)15c Brown & Blue, Ty. II, Center Inverted (119b). Particularly rich frame and vignette colors, Small Star fancy cancel leaves inverted design clearly visible, light horizontal creases

FINE APPEARANCE. A FRESH AND ATTRACTIVE USED EXAMPLE OF THE 15-CENT 1869 PICTORIAL INVERT. ESPECIALLY DESIRABLE WITH THE STAR FANCY CANCEL.

Our census of Scott 119b, available at our website at http://www.siegelauctions.com/dynamic/census/119b/119b.pdf , records three unused and 100 used copies (there are an additional three used examples of Scott 119c). Two of the used copies are in institutions -- the Tapling Collection at the British Library and the Miller Collection at The New York Public Library.

Census No. 119b-CAN-42. With 1973 and 2010 P.F. certificates

22,500
7,500
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2017-03-01
United States Stamps
730
PSE 30
 
Sale Number 1150, Lot Number 730, 1c-24c 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-120)15c Brown & Blue, Ty. II, Center Inverted (119b), 15c Brown & Blue, Ty. II, Center Inverted (119b)15c Brown & Blue, Ty. II, Center Inverted (119b). Neat cork cancel leaves frame and inverted vignette clearly visible, trace of red cancel at bottom left, few flaws including creases and tiny thins

VERY FINE CENTERING. AN ATTRACTIVE USED EXAMPLE OF THE 15-CENT 1869 PICTORIAL INVERT.

Our recently-updated census of Scott 119b, available at our website at http://www.siegelauctions.com/dynamic/census/119b/119b.pdf , records three unused and 100 used copies of Scott 119b (there are an additional three used examples of Scott 119c). Two of the used copies are in institutions -- the Tapling Collection at the British Library and the Miller Collection at The New York Public Library.

Census No. 119b-CAN-79. P.S.E. encapsulated (G 30)

22,500
6,500
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1869 Pictorial Issue
2016-11-09
U.S. Treasures of Philately from The Weinberg Inventory
52
PSE 30
 
Sale Number 1139, Lot Number 52, 1869 Pictorial Issue15c Brown & Blue, Ty. II, Center Inverted (119b), 15c Brown & Blue, Ty. II, Center Inverted (119b)15c Brown & Blue, Ty. II, Center Inverted (119b). Neat cork cancel leaves frame and inverted vignette clearly visible, trace of red cancel at bottom left, few flaws including creases and tiny thins

VERY FINE CENTERING. AN ATTRACTIVE USED EXAMPLE OF THE 15-CENT 1869 PICTORIAL INVERT.

Our recently-updated census of Scott 119b, available at our website at http://www.siegelauctions.com/dynamic/census/119b/119b.pdf , records three unused and 100 used copies of Scott 119b (there are an additional three used examples of Scott 119c). Two of the used copies are in institutions -- the Tapling Collection at the British Library and the Miller Collection at The New York Public Library.

Census No. 119b-CAN-79. P.S.E. encapsulated (G 30)

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