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FILTER: Area=United States, Sub Area=U.S. Stamps, General=19th Century Issues, Issue/Country=1869 Pictorial Issue, All Sale Dates thru 2023/01/01, Catalogue = 121a, Symbol IN ("H")
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1869 Pictorial Issue
2019-06-26
2019 Rarities of the World
2045°
PSE 90
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Sale Number 1205, Lot Number 2045, 1869 Pictorial Issue30c Ultramarine & Carmine, Without Grill (121a), 30c Ultramarine & Carmine, Without Grill (121a)30c Ultramarine & Carmine, Without Grill (121a). Slightly disturbed original gum, choice centering, beautiful rich colors on bright paper, detailed impression of the true Scott 121a on normal paper (not Double Paper)

EXTREMELY FINE ORIGINAL GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 30-CENT 1869 PICTORIAL ISSUE WITHOUT GRILL.

This stamp has the color and impression of the true Scott 121a variety, not the Double Paper/Without Grill.

With 2018 P.S.E. certificate (DOG, XF 90; unpriced in SMQ)

10,000
0
United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1869 Pictorial Issue
2018-07-25
United States Stamps
og
Sale Number 1187, Lot Number 207, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-122)30c Ultramarine & Carmine, Without Grill (121a), 30c Ultramarine & Carmine, Without Grill (121a)30c Ultramarine & Carmine, Without Grill (121a). Part original gum, beautiful rich colors on bright paper, tiny natural inclusion at left noted on older certificate, most recent certificate notes part original gum and chemically cleaned toned area at right

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. A SCARCE EXAMPLE OF THE 30-CENT 1869 PICTORIAL ISSUE WITHOUT GRILL.

This stamp has the color and impression of the true Scott 121a variety, not the Double Paper/Without Grill.

With 1994 and 2005 P.F. certificates

10,000
2,400
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1869 Pictorial Issue
2018-07-25
United States Stamps
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Sale Number 1187, Lot Number 208, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-122)30c Ultramarine & Carmine, Without Grill (121a), 30c Ultramarine & Carmine, Without Grill (121a)30c Ultramarine & Carmine, Without Grill (121a). Original gum, deep rich colors and detailed impressions, both vignette and frame centered to top with trace of wing from adjoining stamp showing at bottom, small horizontal crease at right center

FINE APPEARANCE. A SCARCE EXAMPLE OF THE 30-CENT 1869 PICTORIAL ISSUE WITHOUT GRILL.

This stamp comes from the Double Paper, Without Grill, multiple. With 1997 P.F. certificate

10,000
1,400
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1869 Pictorial Issue
2018-04-11
The David Wingate Collection of United States Stamps
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Sale Number 1180, Lot Number 162, 1869 Pictorial Issue, Without Grill and With Grill (Scott 112-122)30c Ultramarine & Carmine, Without Grill (121a), 30c Ultramarine & Carmine, Without Grill (121a)30c Ultramarine & Carmine, Without Grill (121a). Original gum, deep rich colors and detailed impressions on bright paper, choice centering for this difficult issue

VERY FINE AND CHOICE. THIS IS EASILY ONE OF THE FINEST EXAMPLES OF THE 30-CENT 1869 PICTORIAL ISSUE WITHOUT GRILL.

With the reclassification of certain copies of Scott 121a as the 30c 1869 double-paper essay, the rarity of stamps that will receive current certificates as Scott 121a has increased significantly. This stamp shows the sharper impression and crisper blue shade of Scott 121a on normal paper.

Ex "Angel" and Floyd. With 1985 and 2018 P.F. certificates

10,000
7,500
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1869 Pictorial Issue
2016-03-15
The Don David Price Iconic Collection of U.S. Bicolored Issues
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Sale Number 1118, Lot Number 111, 30c 1869 Pictorial Issue Grill Varieties (Scott 121)30c Ultramarine & Carmine, Without Grill (121a), 30c Ultramarine & Carmine, Without Grill (121a)30c Ultramarine & Carmine, Without Grill (121a). Original gum, beautiful rich colors on bright paper

VERY FINE AND CHOICE. A BEAUTIFUL EXAMPLE OF THE RARE 30-CENT 1869 PICTORIAL ISSUE WITHOUT GRILL.

This is the true Scott 121a, which is often confused with the Double Paper, Without Grill variety (offered in the previous two lots). The shade and impression are noticeably different between the two.

With 1975 and 1998 P.F. certificates

11,000
5,000
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1869 Pictorial Issue
2016-03-15
The Don David Price Iconic Collection of U.S. Bicolored Issues
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Sale Number 1118, Lot Number 112, 30c 1869 Pictorial Issue Grill Varieties (Scott 121)30c Ultramarine & Carmine, Without Grill (121a), 30c Ultramarine & Carmine, Without Grill (121a)30c Ultramarine & Carmine, Without Grill (121a). Part original gum, beautiful rich colors on bright paper, tiny natural inclusion at left noted on older certificate, most recent certificate notes part original gum and chemically cleaned toned area at right

VERY FINE. A SCARCE EXAMPLE OF THE 30-CENT 1869 PICTORIAL ISSUE WITHOUT GRILL.

This stamp has the color and impression of the true Scott 121a variety, not the Double Paper/Without Grill.

With 1994 and 2005 P.F. certificates

11,000
0
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1869 Pictorial Issue
2015-02-19
Outstanding United States Stamps
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Sale Number 1092, Lot Number 1105, 1869 Pictorial Issue and 1875-Re-Issue (Scott 112-133)30c Ultramarine & Carmine, Without Grill (121a), 30c Ultramarine & Carmine, Without Grill (121a)30c Ultramarine & Carmine, Without Grill (121a). Original gum, bright colors and sharp impressions

A FINE AND VERY RARE 30-CENT 1869 PICTORIAL ISSUE WITHOUT GRILL.

This stamp has the color and impression of the true Scott 121a variety, not the Double Paper/Without Grill. With 1998 P.S.E. certificate

11,000
0
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1869 Pictorial Issue
2014-09-16
United States Stamps
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Sale Number 1078, Lot Number 243, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-122)30c Ultramarine & Carmine, Without Grill (121a), 30c Ultramarine & Carmine, Without Grill (121a)30c Ultramarine & Carmine, Without Grill (121a). Slightly disturbed original gum, beautifully centered with bright colors, purple ms. "1869' on back and trivial nibbed perf at top

EXTREMELY FINE. A VERY RARE 30-CENT 1869 PICTORIAL ISSUE WITHOUT GRILL.

This stamp has the color and impression of the true Scott 121a variety, not the Double Paper/Without Grill. With 1960 P.F. certificate

11,000
1,800
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1869 Pictorial Issue
2010-10-26
United States Stamps
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Sale Number 997, Lot Number 5478, 15c-90c 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 118-122)30c Ultramarine & Carmine, Without Grill (121a), 30c Ultramarine & Carmine, Without Grill (121a)30c Ultramarine & Carmine, Without Grill (121a). Original gum, incredibly deep rich colors and proof-like impressions, centered to top, light horizontal crease at right center

FINE APPEARANCE. A SCARCE EXAMPLE OF THE 30-CENT 1869 PICTORIAL ISSUE WITHOUT GRILL.

This stamp comes from the Double Paper, Without Grill, multiple. With 1997 P.F. certificate

12,000
0
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1869 Pictorial Issue
2009-09-29
United States Stamps
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Sale Number 976, Lot Number 1474, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-122)30c Ultramarine & Carmine, Without Grill (121a), 30c Ultramarine & Carmine, Without Grill (121a)30c Ultramarine & Carmine, Without Grill (121a). Part original gum which is slightly disturbed (described on accompanying certificate as "original gum"), deep rich colors

FINE. A HANDSOME EXAMPLE OF THE 30-CENT 1869 PICTORIAL WITHOUT GRILL.

Ex Schilling. With 1973 P.F. certificate

12,000
2,200
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