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Sale 895 — 2005 Rarities of the World

Sale Date — Friday, 3 June, 2005

Category — 1869 Pictorial Issue (Essays and Proofs)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
193
Pbl
Sale Number 895, Lot Number 193, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Essays and Proofs)15c Brown & Blue, Ty. III, Plate Proof on India (129P3), 15c Brown & Blue, Ty. III, Plate Proof on India (129P3)15c Brown & Blue, Ty. III, Plate Proof on India (129P3). Top imprint and plate no. block of eight, large margins all around, vignette shifted strongly to the right, bright colors, small tear in margin only at top left

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. A SCARCE IMPRINT AND PLATE NUMBER BLOCK OF EIGHT OF THE 15-CENT 1869 PICTORIAL ISSUE. VERY FEW ARE KNOWN.

A search of our computerized records has failed to yield another example of this plate block.

3,000
7,500
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