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Sale 560 — 1980 Rarities of the World

Sale Date — Saturday, 5 April, 1980

Category — 1869 Pictorial Issue

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
127
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Sale Number 560, Lot Number 127, 1869 Pictorial Issue1c Buff (112), 1c Buff (112)1c Buff (112). Block, Wonderfully Fresh Color, Virtually Full o.g., Top Left Stamp Mint, very Fine & Choice

775
3,000
128
ogbl
Sale Number 560, Lot Number 128, 1869 Pictorial Issue6c Ultramarine (115), 6c Ultramarine (115)6c Ultramarine (115). Block, Fresh, o.g., centered to top & left, Rare

2,500
1,000
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129
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Sale Number 560, Lot Number 129, 1869 Pictorial Issue10c Yellow Orange (116), 10c Yellow Orange (116)10c Yellow Orange (116). Fresh, Virtually Full o.g., trivial h.r., Extremely Fine & Choice

550
2,200
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130
c
Sale Number 560, Lot Number 130, 1869 Pictorial Issue10c Yellow (116), 10c Yellow (116)10c Yellow (116). Horizontal Strip of Three, tied by Quartered Cork cancels on Neat March 1870 Double Rate Registered Cover to Germany, "Registered Phila Pa." pmk., Red Boxed German Transits, Red pencil "2", Very Fine, Rare & Choice 10c Pictorial Cover, ex-Grunin

E. 1,000-2,000
2,100
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131
og
Sale Number 560, Lot Number 131, 1869 Pictorial Issue15c Brown & Blue, Ty. I (118), 15c Brown & Blue, Ty. I (118)15c Brown & Blue, Ty. I (118). Fresh, Large Part o.g., Choice Margins & Colors, tiny corner perf. crease, otherwise Extremely Fine, ex-Caspary

1,100
3,500
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132
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Sale Number 560, Lot Number 132, 1869 Pictorial Issue15c Brown & Blue, Without Grill (118a), 15c Brown & Blue, Without Grill (118a)15c Brown & Blue, Without Grill (118a). Fresh, Large Part o.g., Beautiful Colors, single hardly noticeable nibbed perf., o/w Fine, Rare & Handsome

1,750
2,700
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133
ogbl
Sale Number 560, Lot Number 133, 1869 Pictorial Issue15c Brown & Blue, Ty. II (119), 15c Brown & Blue, Ty. II (119)15c Brown & Blue, Ty. II (119). Block reconstructed from four singles, Large Part o.g., Well-centered, bottom pair light creases, top right stamp tiny corner thin, Very Fine Appearance, cataloged as four singles

2,200
2,000
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134
 
Sale Number 560, Lot Number 134, 1869 Pictorial Issue15c Brown & Blue, Ty. II, Center Inverted (119b), 15c Brown & Blue, Ty. II, Center Inverted (119b)15c Brown & Blue, Ty. II, Center Inverted (119b). Used, numerous faults (mostly small) but of Fine Appearance, Rare Stamp

11,000
5,500
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135
P
15c-90c Pictorial Plate Proofs on Card, Centers Inverted (120P4a-122P4a, 219P4a). Complete Set, Large Margins, Very Fine & Choice

21,000
29,000
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136
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Sale Number 560, Lot Number 136, 1869 Pictorial Issue24c Green & Violet (120), 24c Green & Violet (120)24c Green & Violet (120). Vertical Pair, Fresh Virtually Full o.g., Vivid Colors, few nibbed perfs. at right, otherwise Very Fine, ex-Caspary with P.F. Certificate

2,900
5,500
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137
 
Sale Number 560, Lot Number 137, 1869 Pictorial Issue24c Green & Violet, Inverted Center (120b), 24c Green & Violet, Inverted Center (120b)24c Green & Violet, Inverted Center (120b). Remarkably Fresh Colors Neat Circle of Wedges cancel & bit of Red Transit, perfs. tiny bit in at left, Attractive & Rare, with P.F. Certificate

11,000
11,500
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138
c
Sale Number 560, Lot Number 138, 1869 Pictorial Issue24c Green & Violet (120), 24c Green & Violet (120)24c Green & Violet (120). Tied by Small Blue Quartered Cork, "Savannah Ga." pmk., Red New York & Liverpool Transits on Oct. 1869 Folded Letter to England, Fine & Rare, with P.F. Certificate

5,000
10,000
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139
c
Sale Number 560, Lot Number 139, 1869 Pictorial Issue24c Green & Violet (120), 24c Green & Violet (120)24c Green & Violet (120). Vertical Pair, tied by Rosettes on June 29, 1869 Folded Letter to Spain, "Cadiz Franco" pmk., Five Different Red Transits incl. "Oval PD", "New York Paid All", "London Paid", "24" & "4d", Fine, a Remarkable Cover, with P.F. Certificate

E. 10,000-20,000
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140
c
Sale Number 560, Lot Number 140, 1869 Pictorial Issue24c Green & Violet (120), 24c Green & Violet (120)24c Green & Violet (120). Used with 10c Yellowish Orange (116) on 1870 Folded Cover to Lima, Peru tied by Cork & New-York pmk., Blue N. Y. Oval Merchant's Cachet, Red" 12" British Credit, Interior Docketing Indicates Havana Cuba Origin (Feb 20) & Received in Lima on May 2. minor perf. flaws, still an Exciting & Rare Cover, with P. F. Certificate, signed Ashbrook who stated the Routing to be Cuba-New York-Peru

5,300
17,500
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141
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Sale Number 560, Lot Number 141, 1869 Pictorial Issue30c Blue & Carmine (121), 30c Blue & Carmine (121)30c Blue & Carmine (121). Rich Colors, Part o.g., V F

1,300
2,700
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142
 
Sale Number 560, Lot Number 142, 1869 Pictorial Issue30c Blue & Carmine, Flags Inverted (121b), 30c Blue & Carmine, Flags Inverted (121b)30c Blue & Carmine, Flags Inverted (121b). Bright Colors, Very Well Centered, Extremely Fine, Considered the Best copy known of this Rarity

30,000
70,000
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143
c
30c Blue & Carmine (121). Well-centered, tied by Bold Circle of Wedges on Jan. 1 1870 Folded Cover to Switzerland, Red "New York Paid All Br. Transit", Very Fine, ex-Krug, signed Ashbrook

5,500
9,000
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144
c
Sale Number 560, Lot Number 144, 1869 Pictorial Issue30c Blue & Carmine (121). Used with 15c Brown & Blue, Ty, 30c Blue & Carmine (121). Used with 15c Brown & Blue, Ty30c Blue & Carmine (121). Used with 15c Brown & Blue, Ty. I (118) on June 14 (1869) Triple Rate Cover to France, tied by Odd Cork & Bold Red "New Paid York 18", "New Orleans La." pmk. of origin, First Month of Use, French Transits, address partly deleted, ms. "Voir an dos" (French" see the back" [for new address)), neatly mended cover tears in Bank corner card, A Fine & Very Rare Cover, ex-Krug, signed Ashbrook, with P.F. Certificate

6,750
19,000
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145
c
Sale Number 560, Lot Number 145, 1869 Pictorial Issue30c Blue & Carmine (121), 30c Blue & Carmine (121)30c Blue & Carmine (121). Horizontal Pair, Used with 6c Ultramarine (115) on Triple Rate 1870 Rev. Bissell Cover to India tied by Circles of Wedges & partial Red New York Transit, Red "London Paid" Transit, Printed Address, Oval "Sea Post Office" & Red "Ahmednugger" Backstamps, 6c tiny corner stain, some slight cover aging, still a Phenomenal 1869 Issue Cover Rarity, ex-Gibson, with P.F. Certificate

E. 10,000-20,000
27,000
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146
 
Sale Number 560, Lot Number 146, 1869 Pictorial Issue30c Blue & Carmine (121), 30c Blue & Carmine (121)30c Blue & Carmine (121). Used with 10c Yellow (116) on trifle reduced cover front (back skillfully added) to Guatemala tied by Neat Circle of Wedges cancels, partial New York pmk., "4" handstamp. Fine & Exceptionally Handsome, with P.F. Certificate

E. 2,000-5,000
5,000
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147
og
90c Carmine & Black (122). Large Even Margins, part o.g., single perf. at top tiniest bit nibbed, nevertheless Extremely Fine, Unquestionably One of the Finest Known Unused Examples of this Stamp

4,250
19,000
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148
 
Sale Number 560, Lot Number 148, 1869 Pictorial Issue90c Carmine & Black (122), 90c Carmine & Black (122)90c Carmine & Black (122). Extra Wide Margins. light cancel, Very Fine & Exceptionally Choice

750
4,750
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