Sale 1007 — United States Stamps
Sale Date — Tuesday-Thursday, 8-10 March, 2011
Category — 15c-90c 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 118-121a)
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