Contact Siegel
6 West 48th Street
9th Floor
New York, NY 10036
Contact by phone:
New York: (212) 753-6421
Dallas: (214) 754-5991

Sale 371 — 1970 Rarities of the World

Sale Date — Tuesday, 24 March, 1970

Category — 1869 Pictorial Issue

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
72
P
1c-90c 1869 "Atlanta" Trial Color Proofs, The Complete Set of 78, Very Fine

6,070
4,750
73
ogbl
Sale Number 371, Lot Number 73, 1869 Pictorial Issue, 1c Buff (112) Block, Fresh, o.g., tiny corner perf. crease in one, otherwise Fine-Very Fine 300.00

300
375
Back to Top
74
ogbl
Sale Number 371, Lot Number 74, 1869 Pictorial Issue, 2c Brown (113) Block of Six, Well Centered, Fresh, o.g., Very Fine

212
450
Back to Top
75
ogbl
Sale Number 371, Lot Number 75, 1869 Pictorial Issue, 6c Ultramarine (115) Block, Nicely Centered, Bright Color, fresh, o.g., crease in L. pair, otherwise Very Fine

500
625
Back to Top
76
ogbl
Sale Number 371, Lot Number 76, 1869 Pictorial Issue, 6c Ultramarine (115) Block of Twelve, Beautiful, Bright Color, fresh, o.g., crease in one vertical row, otherwise Fine, Handsome & Rare multiple

1,380
1,200
Back to Top
77
ogbl
Sale Number 371, Lot Number 77, 1869 Pictorial Issue, 10c Yellowish Orange (116) Block of Six, Magnificent Color, fresh, o.g., light crease in two, otherwise Fine, Scarce and Handsome block

1,210
1,050
Back to Top
78
bl
Sale Number 371, Lot Number 78, 1869 Pictorial Issue, 10c Yellow (116) Used Block, Bright Color, Nicely Centered, faint thin in one, otherwise Very Fine

550
475
Back to Top
79
c
Sale Number 371, Lot Number 79, 1869 Pictorial Issue15c Brown & Blue, Type I (118), 15c Brown & Blue, Type I (118)15c Brown & Blue, Type I (118). Well Centered, Beautifully tied by Rosette & edge of Red "New-Paid-York, 3" pmk. on small neat cover to France, Blue French transit pmk, Extremely Fine, An Outstanding cover

225
525
Back to Top
80
ogbl
15c Brown & Blue, Type II (119) Block of Six, Gorgeous, deep Rich colors, Brilliant & Fresh, o.g., Fine, a Beautiful piece

980
2,300
Back to Top
81
 
Sale Number 371, Lot Number 81, 1869 Pictorial Issue24c Green & Violet, Center Inverted (120b), 24c Green & Violet, Center Inverted (120b)24c Green & Violet, Center Inverted (120b). Neat cork and part of Red Transit cancel., Rich colors, tiny ink spot on back, Fine and Handsome Example of this popular invert

3,500
3,400
Back to Top
82
 
24c Green & Violet, Center Inverted (120b). Neat cancel., reperfed, tiny closed tear, Still a presentable copy of this rarity

3,500
950
Back to Top
83
 
Sale Number 371, Lot Number 83, 1869 Pictorial Issue24c Green & Violet, Center Inverted (120b), 24c Green & Violet, Center Inverted (120b)24c Green & Violet, Center Inverted (120b). Horizontal Pair, Wonderful, Rich colors, neat cork cancel, Very Fine, Exceedingly Rare

7,000
7,750
Back to Top
84
 
Sale Number 371, Lot Number 84, 1869 Pictorial Issue, 24c Green & Violet (120) Used Block, Exceptional Centering, Rich colors, neat cancel., tiny marginal tear in one, bit reinforced, otherwise Extremely Fine, A Magnificent Block

2,100
1,800
Back to Top
85
c
Sale Number 371, Lot Number 85, 1869 Pictorial Issue24c Green & Violet (120), 24c Green & Violet (120)24c Green & Violet (120). Fresh colors, Centered bit to R., tied by neat "Cross Roads" on folded letter to England, a multiple rate, heavy personal letter, Fine, Very Scarce usage, with P.F. Certificate

1,500
1,300
Back to Top
86
og
Sale Number 371, Lot Number 86, 1869 Pictorial Issue30c Blue & Carmine, Flags Inverted (121b), 30c Blue & Carmine, Flags Inverted (121b)30c Blue & Carmine, Flags Inverted (121b). Wonderfully Well Centered, Beautiful Rich colors, fresh, tiny, negligible wrinkle, A Magnificent, Matchless example of this very great Rarity

21,500
32,000
Back to Top
87
c
30c Blue & Carmine (121). Tied together with 10c F. Grill (96) by neat Blue "Cincinnati, 0" pmk & target, on cover to Baden; Red "New York Paid All, Direct" pmk., Cover with printed return card and mailing directions "via Bremen or Hamburg", Both stamps Extremely Fine, cover has two closed slits at B. Ashbrook writes: "Everything that could be desired in a 30c 1869 cover", An Extraordinary Rarity

1,800
6,500
Back to Top
88
ogbl
30c Blue & Carmine (121) Block of Six, Wonderful, Bright colors, fresh, o.g., tiny flaws in two, otherwise Fine, Possibly the largest grilled block on record, Ex-Hind, Gibson

7,650
10,500
Back to Top
89
ogbl
Sale Number 371, Lot Number 89, 1869 Pictorial Issue, 90c Carmine Rose & Block (122) Vertical Block of Six, Exceptionally Well Centered, Lovely colors, Fresh, traces of o.g., several perfs. reinforced, one stamp tiny thin, Very Fine, A Fabulous Showpiece, the largest Block on Record (only one other block of six is known)

13,500
16,000
Back to Top
Copyright 2021. All rights reserved by Siegel Auction Galleries Inc. Information and images may be used with credit to Siegel Auction Galleries or siegelauctions.com subject to guidelines and restrictions.
Website Terms of Use and Privacy Policy