Sale 468 — 1975 Rarities of the World

Sale Date — Tuesday, 25 March, 1975

Category — 1869 Pictorial Issue

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
97
P
1c-90c 1869 Pictorials, Large Die Proofs (112P-122P). Complete set; Bicolors exist only as hybrids, Very Fine

6,800
5,000
98
ogbl
Sale 468, Lot 98, 1869 Pictorial Issue2c Brown (113). Block of Twelve. Fresh, o. g., five stamps with faint natural pre-printing folds, which do not mar the beauty of this handsome block, Fine-Very Fine

685
850
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99
P
Sale 468, Lot 99, 1869 Pictorial Issue15c-90c Pictorial Plate Proofs on Card, Centers Inverted (120Pa-122Pa, 129Pa). Complete Set, Very Fine & Rare

3,600
3,750
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100
Pbl
Sale 468, Lot 100, 1869 Pictorial Issue24c Green & Violet, Plate Proof on Card, Center Inverted (120Pa). Bottom Imprint & Plate No. 24 Block of Eight, Very Fine, An Astounding Rarity

8,500
6,250
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101
c
Sale 468, Lot 101, 1869 Pictorial Issue24c Green & Violet (120). Horiz. Pair, partly severed, Fine centering, used in combination with 12c Dull Violet (151) & Three 2c Brown (146) paying 66c rate (triple 22c rate) on fresh cover, Port Chester, N. Y. to Lima, Peru, via New York. Tied by small, neat split cork. A matchless "Gem"; one of the most magnificent 1869 combination covers in existence

E. 5,000-10,000
12,500
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102
S
Sale 468, Lot 102, 1869 Pictorial Issue30c Blue & Carmine Without Grill, "Specimen" Overprint Ty. I (121S var.). Fresh, Nearly Full o. g., Very Fine Example of this Very Rare Unlisted Variety

E. 500-750
850
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103
og
Sale 468, Lot 103, 1869 Pictorial Issue30c Blue & Carmine, Flags Inverted (121b). Well Centered, Fresh, Rich Colors, Very Fine Example of this Great Rarity, one of the finest of the very few known

37,500
32,500
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104
c
Sale 468, Lot 104, 1869 Pictorial Issue30c Blue & Carmine (121). Bright Colors, Nicely centered, Tied by neat "Circle of Wedges" on large part of July 1870 cover, addressed to "Hon. B. Disraeli, M. P., Grosvenor Gate, London". Very Fine & Rare piece, with P. F. Certificate

2,250
2,500
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105
Pbl
Sale 468, Lot 105, 1869 Pictorial Issue90c Carmine & Black, India Paper Proof (122P). Bottom Imprint Plate No. 22 Block of Eight, Very Fine

1,200
1,550
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