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Sale 1219 — The Edward Morton Collection of Outstanding Quality U.S. Stamps

Sale Date — Wednesday-Thursday, 8-9 April, 2020

Category — 1875 Re-Issue of 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 123-133a)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
323
 
Sale Number 1219, Lot Number 323, 1875 Re-Issue of 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 123-133a)6c Blue, Re-Issue (126), 6c Blue, Re-Issue (126)6c Blue, Re-Issue (126). Choice centering for this difficult issue with wide margins, rich color on bright paper, unobtrusive strike of duplex cancel

EXTREMELY FINE USED EXAMPLE OF THE 6-CENT 1869 PICTORIAL RE-ISSUE. ONE OF THE MOST DIFFICULT DENOMINATIONS TO OBTAIN IN SUCH CHOICE USED CONDITION.

SMQ estimates that approximately 30 are known used. Ex Twigg-Smith and Dr. Dauer. With 2001 P.F. and 2005 P.S.E. certificates (VF-XF 85; SMQ $4,500.00). Only three grade higher: a 98 which brought $23,000 in 2019, a 95 which brought $10,500 in 2012 and a 90.

2,750
2,500
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