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Sale 1025 — 2012 Rarities of the World

Sale Date — Tuesday, 26 June, 2012

Category — 1869 Pictorial Issue and Re-Issue, Stamps and Inverts

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
148°
 
Sale Number 1025, Lot Number 148, 1869 Pictorial Issue and Re-Issue, Stamps and Inverts15c 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

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 MOST OF THE VIGNETTE CLEARLY VISIBLE. ONLY 93 COPIES ARE RECORDED IN OUR CENSUS.

Our census of 1869 Inverts, published in the February 1999 Chronicle and updated with three new stamps, contains 93 examples of the 15c Invert, including three unused and 90 used (one in the British Library's Tapling collection).

Ex De Verymont, Seymour, Ishikawa and Dauer. Census No. 119b-CAN-NC01. With 2012 P.S.E. certificate (F 70; SMQ $55,000.00). This is the highest grade which is priced in SMQ.

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