Sale 489 — 1976 Rarities of the World

Sale Date — Wednesday, 31 March, 1976

Category — 1869 Pictorial Issue

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
100
ogbl
Sale 489, Lot 100, 1869 Pictorial Issue10c Yellowish Orange (116). Block with Left Sheet Margin, Fantastic Rich Color, Large Part o. g., bottom perfs. touch, Rare & Attractive Block, Exceptionally Fresh

1,500
1,150
101
og
Sale 489, Lot 101, 1869 Pictorial Issue12c Green (117). Horiz. Strip of Three, Wonderfully Fresh, Virtually Full o. g., Beautiful Rich Color, Very Fine & Handsome

565
1,000
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102
c
Sale 489, Lot 102, 1869 Pictorial Issue15c Brown & Blue, Ty. II (119). Two Singles, used with two 2c Brown (113) paying 34c rate on small 1870 cover to Lima, Peru, all tied by Rosettes, Red Crayon "24", Lima receiving mark on back, Striking & Handsome Showpiece, tiny tear in cover notwithstanding

E. 500-750
1,300
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103
c
Sale 489, Lot 103, 1869 Pictorial Issue24c Green & Violet (120). Tied with 10c Yellow (116) by Odd Oval of Wedges cancels on Small Cover to Lima, Peru, the 10c also tied by Red "24" for British credit, Bold "Panama, Sp 24, 69" British P. O. pmk., couple expertly mended cover tears, not affecting stamps. Certainly one of the most handsome 10c+24c 1869 Combination covers in existence, with P. F. Certificate

E. 5,000-10,000
9,000
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104
 
Sale 489, Lot 104, 1869 Pictorial Issue24c Green & Violet, Center Inverted (120b). Neat Rosette cancel, faint negligible toning, tiny thin spot, unusually Fine Appearing Example of this Popular Rarity

6,500
4,750
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105
 
Sale 489, Lot 105, 1869 Pictorial Issue24c Green & Violet, Center Inverted (120b). Neat Rosette cancel, faint almost imaginary crease, couple minute margin tears, single nib bed perf., otherwise Fine, A Very Respectable Example of this Classic Rarity, with P. F. Certificate

6,500
4,250
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106
og
Sale 489, Lot 106, 1869 Pictorial Issue30c Blue & Carmine (121). Vivid Colors, Magnificent Centering, Nearly Full o. g., Extremely Fine, A Matchless "Beauty"

550
2,200
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107
og
Sale 489, Lot 107, 1869 Pictorial Issue30c Blue & Carmine, Without Grill (121a). Vivid Color, Well Centered, Part o. g., minute pinhole, otherwise Extremely Fine, Rare

1,100
750
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108
 
Sale 489, Lot 108, 1869 Pictorial Issue30c Blue & Carmine, Flags Inverted (121b). Well Centered, Wonderful Deep Color, Neat Quartered Cork cancel, trivial rounded comer perf., still Very Fine, one of the few Very Choice Examples of this Great Rarity

23,500
22,000
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109
og
Sale 489, Lot 109, 1869 Pictorial Issue90c Carmine & Black (122). Wonderfully Fresh, Large Part o. g., Well Centered, tiny faint comer thin, minute tear in bottom margin, Extremely Fine Appearance, Very Handsome

1,750
1,750
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