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Sale Number 1145, Lot Number 373, 1869 Pictorial Issue and Re-Issue30c Ultramarine & Carmine, Without Grill (121a), 30c Ultramarine & Carmine, Without Grill (121a)30c Ultramarine & Carmine, Without Grill (121a). Original gum which is partly disturbed, nicely centered, vivid colors

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

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

With 2016 P.F. certificate

11,000
1,700
United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1869 Pictorial Issue
2016-03-17
Outstanding United States Stamps
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Sale Number 1120, Lot Number 1313, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-122)30c Ultramarine & Carmine, Without Grill (121a), 30c Ultramarine & Carmine, Without Grill (121a)30c Ultramarine & Carmine, Without Grill (121a). Unused (no gum), nicely centered with beautiful colors, tiny insignificant inclusion speck above eagle's neck

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

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

With 2009 P.S.E. certificate. Scott Retail as original gum

11,000
1,000
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1869 Pictorial Issue
2011-03-08
United States Stamps
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Sale Number 1007, Lot Number 2298, 15c-90c 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 118-121a)30c Ultramarine & Carmine, Without Grill (121a), 30c Ultramarine & Carmine, Without Grill (121a)30c Ultramarine & Carmine, Without Grill (121a). Unused (no gum), nicely centered with beautiful colors, tiny insignificant inclusion speck above eagle's neck

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

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

With 2009 P.S.E. certificate. Scott Retail as original gum

12,000
1,400
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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 1475, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-122)30c Ultramarine & Carmine, Without Grill (121a), 30c Ultramarine & Carmine, Without Grill (121a)30c Ultramarine & Carmine, Without Grill (121a). Unused (no gum), tiny natural inclusion speck at top

FINE. A FRESH AND ATTRACTIVE EXAMPLE OF THE 30-CENT 1869 PICTORIAL WITHOUT GRILL.

With 2009 P.S.E. certificate. Scott Retail as with original gum

12,000
1,600
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U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1869 Pictorial Issue
2008-06-23
United States Stamps
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Sale Number 959, Lot Number 2319, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-122)30c Ultramarine & Carmine, Without Grill (121a), 30c Ultramarine & Carmine, Without Grill (121a)30c Ultramarine & Carmine, Without Grill (121a). Unused (no gum), bright colors, Fine, although expert committees will not certify the 1869 Without Grill varieties without gum, our opinion is that this is a genuine Scott 121a (and not the Double Paper version), with 2008 "decline opinion" P.F. certificate

12,000
1,700
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U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1869 Pictorial Issue
2000-05-13
2000 Rarities of the World
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Sale Number 824, Lot Number 208, 1869 Pictorial Issue Without Grill30c Ultramarine & Carmine, Without Grill (121a), 30c Ultramarine & Carmine, Without Grill (121a)30c Ultramarine & Carmine, Without Grill (121a). Part original gum, small adherence on back, beautiful rich colors, well-centered, tiny natural inclusion

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

Our review of Philatelic Foundation records indicates that 53 examples have been certified as genuine incl. two blocks of four and one plate block of fifteen (Ex Ishikawa). In addition to the certified copies, there is a plate number block of six and imprint block of eight. However, despite the number of stamps, very few are as well-centered or fresh as this example.

6,250
5,250
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