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Sale 1227 — Outstanding United States Stamps and Gold Coins

Sale Date — Monday-Friday, 19-23 October, 2020

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Category — 1869 Pictorial Issue Inverts (Proofs, Scott 119b, 120b, 121b)

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Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
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Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 2659, 1869 Pictorial Issue Inverts (Proofs, Scott 119b, 120b, 121b)15c 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, neat strike of cork cancel, reperfed at top and right

VERY FINE APPEARING USED EXAMPLE OF THE 15-CENT 1869 PICTORIAL INVERT.

Our census of Scott 119b, available at our website at https://siegelauctions.com/census/us/scott/119b , records three unused and 102 used copies (there are an additional three used examples of Scott 119c). Two of the used copies are in institutions -- the Tapling Collection at the British Library and the Miller Collection at The New York Public Library.

Census no. 119b-CAN-102. With 2017 P.S.E. certificate

22,500
7,500
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