Sale 596 — 1982 Rarities of the World

Sale Date — Saturday, 24 April, 1982

Category — 1869 Pictorial Issue

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
234
 
Sale 596, Lot 234, 1869 Pictorial Issue5c Brown, Re-Issue (105). Bold Numeral "2" in Grid Cancel, Very Fine, Rare Used, with P.F. Certificate

1,650
2,600
234A
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Sale 596, Lot 234A, 1875 Re-Issue of 1861-66 Issue1c-90c 1869 Pictorials, Small Die Proofs (112P2-117P2, 119P2-122P2, 129P2). Mounted on Small Gray Cards from the Roosevelt Album, Exceptionally Fresh, Extremely Fine & Choice Set

6,300
4,000
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235
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Sale 596, Lot 235, 1869 Pictorial Issue1c Buff (112). Left Arrow Block of 48, Fresh, o.g., 13 Mint, sensibly reinforced with bits of hinge and some light perf. strengthening, top right stamp with sealed tear, Fine-Very Fine Showpiece

12,100
13,000
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236
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Sale 596, Lot 236, 1869 Pictorial Issue1c-90c 1869 Pictorials (112-122). Complete Unused Set, Exceptionally Fresh, All but 12c & 15c Ty. 11o.g. or part o.g., Rich Colors, 3c, 6c & 30c slightly nibbed perfs., Fine-Very Fine Set, A Very Unusual Offering & Difficult to Duplicate

16,960
11,000
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237
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Sale 596, Lot 237, 1869 Pictorial Issue2c Brown (113). Part Sheet of 110 (10x11) including Top Imprint & Plate No. 27 Block of Ten, Fresh, Full o.g., Some Mint, separations (hinge reinforced), some with faults (including light crease through Plate No. Block), perfs. touch to slightly in, Rare, (Plate No. Block Unpriced, Catalogued as Blocks & Singles), Believed to be the Largest Known Multiple

19,725
11,000
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238
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Sale 596, Lot 238, 1869 Pictorial Issue15c Brown & Blue Ty. I (118). Well-centered, Large Part o.g., hinge remnant, some trivial perf. tip gum soaks, Very Fine

1,750
1,700
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239
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Sale 596, Lot 239, 1869 Pictorial Issue15c Brown & Blue, Ty. I, Without Grill (118a). Beautifully Centered, o.g., Rich Colors, small paper hinge remnant, "1869" in indelible pencil on back, Very Fine & Rare, with APS & P.F. Certificates

3,250
6,500
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240
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15c Brown & Blue, Ty. II (119). Bottom Right Imprint & Plate No. 23 Block of Twenty (5x4), Fresh, Full o.g., Bright Colors,some hinge reinforcements, right perfs. touch to slightly in, A Magnificent & Extremely Rare Showpiece

31,500
14,500
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241
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Sale 596, Lot 241, 1869 Pictorial Issue15c Brown & Blue, Ty. II, Center Inverted (119b). Well-centered, Marvelous Rich Colors, Nearly Full o.g., Very Fine, Phenomenal Condition For Such An Extraordinarily Rare Stamp, Of the Three Known Unused Examples This Is By Far The Best, in our opinion this is the Most Valuable United States Stamp Extant, ex-Hind, Bingham, Lilly, with P.F. Certificate

125,000
180,000
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242
 
Sale 596, Lot 242, 1869 Pictorial Issue15c Brown & Blue, Ty. II, Center Inverted (119b). Used, faults (mostly small), Fine Appearing Example of This Classic Rarity

16,000
7,500
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243
 
Sale 596, Lot 243, 1869 Pictorial Issue24c Green & Violet, Center Inverted (120b). Neat Rosette cancel, faint barely visible crease, couple minute margin tears, otherwise Fine. A Very Respectable Example of this Classic Rarity, with P.F. Certificate

16,000
9,500
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244
 
Sale 596, Lot 244, 1869 Pictorial Issue30c Blue & Carmine, Flags Inverted (121b). Well-centered, Rich Colors, Neat Quartered Cork Cancel, couple tiny internal cuts, otherwise Extremely Fine, Handsome Example of This Great 19th Century Rarity

45,000
42,500
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245
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Sale 596, Lot 245, 1869 Pictorial Issue90c Carmine & Black (122). Fresh, Nearly Full o.g., hinge remnant, Three Wide Margins, Very Fine

6,750
8,500
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246
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Sale 596, Lot 246, 1869 Pictorial Issue90c Carmine & Black (122). Nicely Centered, Bright Color, light blue ms. initials on back, Very Fine, with P.F. Certificate

6,750
5,500
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247
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Sale 596, Lot 247, 1869 Pictorial Issue90c Carmine & Black, Without Grill (122a). Fresh, Large Part o.g., Marvelous Rich Color, faint crease entirely in left margin, Very Fine Appearance, Important Pictorial Issue Rarity

11,000
8,000
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248
 
Sale 596, Lot 248, 1869 Pictorial Issue90c Carmine & Black (122). Used, Very Fine, with P.F. Cerfiticate

1,150
2,000
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