Sale 1240 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday-Wednesday, 20-21 July, 2021

Category — 1869 Pictorial Issue and 1875 Re-Issue (Scott 112-133)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
265
ogbl
Sale 1240, Lot 265, 1869 Pictorial Issue and 1875 Re-Issue (Scott 112-133)12c Green (117). Block of nine, original gum, some hinge reinforcing of separated perfs, strong color, top right stamp with top perfs trimmed away at top, right middle stamps with trivial crease

FINE APPEARANCE. A VERY RARE BLOCK OF NINE OF THE 12-CENT 1869 PICTORIAL ISSUE.

The Rose book notes only six unused blocks larger than four stamps, including off-center blocks of twelve and nine and three blocks of six. We have offered two other blocks of nine apart from this one. All but one of the blocks of six or larger are off center to varying degrees.

With 1993 P.F. certificate. Scott value $23,850.00 as a block of four, two pairs, and a single

E. 2,000-3,000
1,700