Sale 914 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Monday, 19 June, 2006

Category — 1869 Pictorial Issue

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
546
P
Sale 914, Lot 546, 1869 Pictorial Issue1c-90c 1869 Pictorial, Plate Proofs on Card (112P4-122P4). Large margins except clear at top of 2c, some slight soiling affects 3c, color somewhat faded on a few values, otherwise Very Fine

780
250
547
og
Sale 914, Lot 547, 1869 Pictorial Issue1c Buff (112). Original gum, lightly hinged, appears Mint N.H. at a glance, fresh, rather nicely centered, Extremely Fine

850
575
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548
og
Sale 914, Lot 548, 1869 Pictorial Issue1c Buff (112). Original gum, barely hinged, perfectly centered, fresh, lovely bright color, Extremely Fine gem, truly exceptional, with 2001 P.F. certificate

850
1,250
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549
og
Sale 914, Lot 549, 1869 Pictorial Issue1c Buff (112). Original gum, lightly hinged and very well-centered, fresh color, tiny trivial corner perf crease at top left, otherwise Very Fine

850
200
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550
og
Sale 914, Lot 550, 1869 Pictorial Issue1c Buff (112). Original gum, natural s.e. at right with full arrow, bright color, light diagonal bend at top not mentioned on accompanying certificate, appears Extremely Fine, with 1988 P.F. certificate

850
425
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551
og
Sale 914, Lot 551, 1869 Pictorial Issue1c Buff (112). Disturbed original gum, well-centered but reperfed at left, Very Fine appearance, with clean 1970 A.P.S. certificate

850
130
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552
og
Sale 914, Lot 552, 1869 Pictorial Issue1c Buff (112). Disturbed original gum, rich color, Very Fine

850
160
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553
ng
Sale 914, Lot 553, 1869 Pictorial Issue1c Buff (112). Unused (no gum), uncharacteristically wide margins, fresh color on crisp paper, reperfed at right, Extremely Fine appearance

360
110
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554
 
Sale 914, Lot 554, 1869 Pictorial Issue1c Buff (112). Choice centering with well-balanced margins, bright color, neat strike of circular datestamp, Extremely Fine, with 1990 P.F. certificate

175
290
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555
 
Sale 914, Lot 555, 1869 Pictorial Issue1c Buff (112). Five, each with distinctive cancel, incl. blue quartered cork, circle of wedges, circle of V's, face-free cork, other unusual cork, choice centering, few light creases not readily apparent, Very Fine and attractive group

890
300
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556
og
Sale 914, Lot 556, 1869 Pictorial Issue2c Brown (113). Original gum, lightly hinged, deep rich color and proof-like impression, choice centering, Extremely Fine, with 2006 P.F. certificate (XF 90)

775
1,500
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557
og
Sale 914, Lot 557, 1869 Pictorial Issue2c Brown (113). Original gum, h.r., incredibly well-centered and beautiful deep color, Extremely Fine

775
900
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558
og
Sale 914, Lot 558, 1869 Pictorial Issue2c Brown (113). Original gum, small h.r., nice margins, fresh, rich color and beautiful impression, Very Fine

775
325
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559
og
Sale 914, Lot 559, 1869 Pictorial Issue2c Brown (113). Original gum, fresh, deep rich color, well-centered, Very Fine and choice

775
0
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560
 
Sale 914, Lot 560, 1869 Pictorial Issue2c Brown (113). Huge Jumbo margins and perfectly centered, fresh color, neat target cancel, Extremely Fine Gem

90
900
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561
 
Sale 914, Lot 561, 1869 Pictorial Issue2c Brown (113). Perfectly centered, lovely color and impression, unusual Maltese Cross in interrupted circle cancel, Extremely Fine, with 2005 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90)

90
400
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562
 
Sale 914, Lot 562, 1869 Pictorial Issue2c Brown (113). Choice centering, deep rich color, fresh and Extremely Fine, with 2000 P.F. certificate

90
170
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563
 
Sale 914, Lot 563, 1869 Pictorial Issue2c Brown (113). Choice centering, pretty shade, unusual rosette cancel, Extremely Fine, with 1998 P.F. certificate

90
100
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564
P
Sale 914, Lot 564, 1869 Pictorial Issue3c Ultramarine, Large Die Proof on India (114P1). Die sunk on 63 x 58mm card with full die sinkage, imprint at bottom, brilliant color, Very Fine

900
525
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565
nh
Sale 914, Lot 565, 1869 Pictorial Issue3c Ultramarine (114). Mint N.H., rich color on bright paper, wide margins, Extremely Fine, with 1999 P.F. certificate, Scott Retail as hinged

350
1,700
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566
nh
Sale 914, Lot 566, 1869 Pictorial Issue3c Ultramarine (114). Mint N.H., wonderfully fresh and bright, choice margins, Very Fine, with photocopy of 2002 P.F. certificate for block of twelve, Scott Retail as hinged

300
600
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567
nh
Sale 914, Lot 567, 1869 Pictorial Issue3c Ultramarine, Split Grill (114 var). Mint N.H., clear split grill, Very Fine and choice, Scott Retail as hinged

400
550
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568
nh
Sale 914, Lot 568, 1869 Pictorial Issue3c Ultramarine, Split Grill (114 var). Mint N.H., deep rich color, choice centering, Very Fine and choice example of this grill variety, Scott Retail as hinged

400
425
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569
nh
Sale 914, Lot 569, 1869 Pictorial Issue3c Ultramarine, Split Grill (114 var). Mint N.H., detailed impression, Very Fine and choice, Scott Retail as hinged

400
325
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570
nh
Sale 914, Lot 570, 1869 Pictorial Issue3c Ultramarine, Split Grill (114 var). Mint N.H., detailed impression, fresh and Very Fine, Scott Retail as hinged

400
260
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571
nh
Sale 914, Lot 571, 1869 Pictorial Issue3c Ultramarine (114). Mint N.H., rich color on bright paper, Very Fine, Scott Retail as hinged

350
200
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572
nh
Sale 914, Lot 572, 1869 Pictorial Issue3c Ultramarine, Split Grill (114 var). Vertical pair, Mint N.H., rich color on bright paper, fresh and Very Fine, Scott Retail as hinged singles

800
625
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573
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Sale 914, Lot 573, 1869 Pictorial Issue3c Ultramarine (114). Original gum, barely hinged, rich color on bright paper, choice centering, Extremely Fine, with 1988 and 2003 P.F. certificates, with 2004 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90)

350
650
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574
og
Sale 914, Lot 574, 1869 Pictorial Issue3c Ultramarine (114). Original gum, lightly hinged, lovely color, Very Fine and choice

350
260
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575
og
Sale 914, Lot 575, 1869 Pictorial Issue3c Ultramarine, Split Grill (114 var). Original gum, lightly hinged, clear split grill, trivial partly nibbed perf at lower right, still Extremely Fine

400
550
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576
og
Sale 914, Lot 576, 1869 Pictorial Issue3c Ultramarine (114). Original gum, lightly hinged, fresh, rich color on bright paper, Very Fine

350
130
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577
og
Sale 914, Lot 577, 1869 Pictorial Issue3c Ultramarine (114). Original gum, lightly hinged, deep rich color, Very Fine, with 1976 P.F. certificate

350
0
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578
og
Sale 914, Lot 578, 1869 Pictorial Issue3c Ultramarine, Split Grill (114 var). Pair, original gum, lightly hinged, rich color, Fine-Very Fine, Scott Retail as singles

800
0
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579
og
Sale 914, Lot 579, 1869 Pictorial Issue3c Ultramarine (114). Vertical strip of six, original gum, two stamps Mint N.H., natural s.e. at left, choice centering, Very Fine-Extremely Fine, Scott Retail as pairs

2,250
800
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580
 
Sale 914, Lot 580, 1869 Pictorial Issue6c Ultramarine (115). Bright color, light strike of segmented cork cancel, Extremely Fine

240
550
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581
 
Sale 914, Lot 581, 1869 Pictorial Issue6c Ultramarine (115). Wide margins, well-centered, light cork cancel, Very Fine, with 2006 P.S.E. certificate

240
250
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582
og
Sale 914, Lot 582, 1869 Pictorial Issue10c Yellow (116). Original gum, minor h.r., fresh, vivid color, nearly Very Fine

2,500
1,350
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583
ng
Sale 914, Lot 583, 1869 Pictorial Issue10c Yellow (116). Traces of original gum, rich color, minor perf toning, otherwise Fine, Scott Retail as unused no gum

1,000
325
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584
 
Sale 914, Lot 584, 1869 Pictorial Issue10c Yellow (116). Choice centering, rich color, bold strike of circle of wedges cancel, Extremely Fine

150
110
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585
og
Sale 914, Lot 585, 1869 Pictorial Issue12c Green (117). Original gum, lightly hinged, handsome margins, fresh, deep rich color, Very Fine, difficult to find with full original gum, especially this attractive, with 2005 P.F. certificate

2,600
1,200
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586
og
Sale 914, Lot 586, 1869 Pictorial Issue12c Green (117). Original gum, h.r., choice wide margins and deep rich color, reperfed at right, Extremely Fine appearance

2,600
500
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587
og
Sale 914, Lot 587, 1869 Pictorial Issue12c Green (117). Slightly disturbed original gum from hinge removal, attractively centered, strong color, Very Fine

2,600
0
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588
ng
Sale 914, Lot 588, 1869 Pictorial Issue12c Green (117). Unused (no gum), wide margins and incredibly well-centered, deep rich color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2000 A.P.S. and 2006 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Sup 95)

1,100
1,400
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589
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Sale 914, Lot 589, 1869 Pictorial Issue12c Green (117). Unused (no gum), well-centered and very wide margins, some perf flaws at right, otherwise Very Fine

1,100
325
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590
ng
Sale 914, Lot 590, 1869 Pictorial Issue12c Green (117). Unused (no gum), fresh color, Fine

1,100
0
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591
 
Sale 914, Lot 591, 1869 Pictorial Issue12c Green (117). Extra wide margins, rich color and proof-like impression, cork cancel, fresh and Extremely Fine Gem

160
2,100
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592
 
Sale 914, Lot 592, 1869 Pictorial Issue12c Green (117). Deep rich color with complementary blue grid cancel, unusually wide margins, Extremely Fine, ex Ishikawa

310
550
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593
 
Sale 914, Lot 593, 1869 Pictorial Issue12c Green (117). Rich color, circle of wedges cancel, Very Fine and choice, with 1989 P.F. certificate

160
230
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594
 
Sale 914, Lot 594, 1869 Pictorial Issue12c Green (117). Attractively centered with nice margins, blue cork cancel, Very Fine, with 2005 P.F. certificate

310
160
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595
 
Sale 914, Lot 595, 1869 Pictorial Issue12c Green (117). Well-centered, vivid red crossroads cancel, rich color, Very Fine

310
800
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596
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Sale 914, Lot 596, 1869 Pictorial Issue15c Brown & Blue, Ty. I (118). Unused (no gum), radiant color, choice centering with well-balanced margins, tiny thin speck at top

VERY FINE AND CHOICE APPEARING UNUSED EXAMPLE OF THE 15-CENT TYPE I 1869 PICTORIAL ISSUE.

The Type I is more difficult than the Type II to find with such choice centering.

4,000
2,000
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597
 
Sale 914, Lot 597, 1869 Pictorial Issue15c Brown & Blue, Ty. I (118). Brilliant colors, choice centering with balanced margins, segmented cork cancel, Extremely Fine, a pretty stamp, purple backstamp, with 1989 P.S.E. certificate

750
1,300
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598
 
Sale 914, Lot 598, 1869 Pictorial Issue15c Brown & Blue, Ty. I (118). Well-centered with long full perfs all around, well-struck pinwheel cancel, tiny natural inclusion at top left, Extremely Fine, with 1996 P.F. certificate

750
525
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599
 
Sale 914, Lot 599, 1869 Pictorial Issue15c Brown & Blue, Ty. I (118). Wide margins, bright colors, sharp strike of circle of wedges cancel, Very Fine and choice

750
800
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600
 
Sale 914, Lot 600, 1869 Pictorial Issue15c Brown & Blue, Ty. I (118). Wide margins, brilliant colors, bold strike of target cancel, Very Fine and choice, with 1994 P.F. certificate

750
475
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601
 
Sale 914, Lot 601, 1869 Pictorial Issue15c Brown & Blue, Ty. I (118). Deep rich colors, neat rosette cancel, wide margins, Very Fine and choice, with 1978 P.F. certificate

750
0
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602
 
Sale 914, Lot 602, 1869 Pictorial Issue15c Brown & Blue, Ty. I (118). Bright colors, bold cork cancel, Very Fine, with 1982 P.F. certificate

750
0
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603
 
Sale 914, Lot 603, 1869 Pictorial Issue15c Brown & Blue, Ty. I (118). Incredibly beautiful large margins and almost perfectly centered, fresh and bright, light, essentially face-free rosette cancel, light corner crease, otherwise Extremely Fine

750
850
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604
 
Sale 914, Lot 604, 1869 Pictorial Issue15c Brown & Blue, Ty. I (118). Fresh colors, barely cancelled across bottom left corner by red transit, Fine and attractive

840
425
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605
 
Sale 914, Lot 605, 1869 Pictorial Issue15c Brown & Blue, Ty. I, Double Grill (118 var). Clear second grill, rich colors, cork cancel leaves design clearly visible, light corner crease at bottom right, appears Very Fine

950
325
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606
 
15c Brown & Blue, Ty. I (118). Nine used singles, five with black circular datestamp, mixed condition, nearly all Fine or better appearance

6,750
850
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607
og
Sale 914, Lot 607, 1869 Pictorial Issue15c Brown & Blue, Ty. II (119). Original gum, slightly disturbed from hinge removal, deep rich colors and magnificently centered, reperfed at left, Extremely Fine appearance

4,000
850
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608
og
Sale 914, Lot 608, 1869 Pictorial Issue15c Brown & Blue, Ty. II (119). Slightly disturbed original gum, nicely centered, fresh, magnificent deep rich colors, nearly Very Fine, with1960 P.F. certificate

4,000
1,050
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609
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Sale 914, Lot 609, 1869 Pictorial Issue15c Brown & Blue, Ty. II (119). Unused (no gum), crisp impressions, bright colors, Extremely Fine, with 1989 P.F. certificate

1,750
1,250
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610
 
Sale 914, Lot 610, 1869 Pictorial Issue15c Brown & Blue, Ty. II (119). Bright colors, light strike of cork cancel, Very Fine and choice, with 1991 P.F. certificate

275
300
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611
 
Sale 914, Lot 611, 1869 Pictorial Issue15c Brown & Blue, Ty. II (119). Lovely wide margins, intense colors, fairly light cork cancel, Very Fine and choice , with 1991 P.F. certificate

275
280
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612
 
Sale 914, Lot 612, 1869 Pictorial Issue15c Brown & Blue, Ty. II (119). Rich colors, light cork cancel, Very Fine and choice

275
210
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613
 
Sale 914, Lot 613, 1869 Pictorial Issue15c Brown & Blue, Ty. II (119). Deep rich colors on bright paper, vignette-free strike of circular datestamp, choice centering, Extremely Fine, with 1999 P.F. certificate

275
210
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614
 
Sale 914, Lot 614, 1869 Pictorial Issue15c Brown & Blue, Ty. II (119). Almost perfectly centered, rich colors, light strike of circular datestamp, Very Fine and choice, with 1988 P.F. certificate

275
300
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615
 
Sale 914, Lot 615, 1869 Pictorial Issue15c Brown & Blue, Ty. II (119). Nicely centered, partially readable "Santa Fe N Mex" territorial circular datestamp, couple diagonal creases, Fine appearance, scarce

E. 200-300
0
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616
 
15c Brown & Blue, Ty. II (119). Fourteen used singles, one with stellate crack in bottom left margin (ex Wunsch), mixed quality, some Fine or better

3,850
575
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617
E
Sale 914, Lot 617, 1869 Pictorial Issue24c Dark Green, Frame Only, Die Essay on India (120-E3b). Cut down to almost stamp size (three huge margins, ample at right), fresh, light corner crease and two tiny pinpoint India paper flaws, otherwise Fine, Scott Retail as full size die essay

2,500
950
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618
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Sale 914, Lot 618, 1869 Pictorial Issue24c Green & Violet (120). Original gum, lightly hinged, clearly-defined grill, bright colors and detailed impressions

FINE. A RARE ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 24-CENT 1869 PICTORIAL ISSUE.

Especially scarce in sound and original-gum condition

9,000
1,600
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619
 
Sale 914, Lot 619, 1869 Pictorial Issue24c Green & Violet (120). Wide margins, bright colors, light strike of rosette cancel, Extremely Fine, with 1988 P.F. certificate

775
2,600
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620
 
Sale 914, Lot 620, 1869 Pictorial Issue24c Green & Violet (120). Bright colors, bold cork cancel, fresh and Very Fine

775
525
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621
og
Sale 914, Lot 621, 1869 Pictorial Issue30c Ultramarine & Carmine (121). Original gum, wide margins and almost perfectly centered##EXTREMELY FINE. ONE OF THE WIDEST-MARGINED ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLES OF THE 30-CENT 1869 PICTORIAL WE HAVE EVER SEEN.##With 2000 P.F. certificate

8,000
11,000
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622
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Sale 914, Lot 622, 1869 Pictorial Issue30c Ultramarine & Carmine (121). Unused (no gum), bright colors, wide margins, about Very Fine, with 1977 P.F. certificate

3,750
800
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623
 
Sale 914, Lot 623, 1869 Pictorial Issue30c Ultramarine & Carmine (121). Wide and balanced margins, deep rich colors, bold strike of segmented cork cancel, Extremely Fine, with 2006 P.F. certificate (XF 90)

550
1,000
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624
 
Sale 914, Lot 624, 1869 Pictorial Issue30c Ultramarine & Carmine (121). Exceptional centering, small crossroads cancel, Extremely Fine, with 2006 P.S.E. certificate (VF-XF 85)

550
675
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625
 
Sale 914, Lot 625, 1869 Pictorial Issue30c Ultramarine & Carmine (121). Almost perfectly centered with well-balanced margins, deep rich colors, neat strike of cork cancel, fresh and Extremely Fine

550
0
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626
 
Sale 914, Lot 626, 1869 Pictorial Issue30c Ultramarine & Carmine (121). Bright colors on white paper, quartered cork cancel, Extremely Fine, with 2000 P.F. certificate

550
400
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627
 
Sale 914, Lot 627, 1869 Pictorial Issue30c Ultramarine & Carmine (121). Choice centering, cork cancel, Very Fine

550
0
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628
 
Sale 914, Lot 628, 1869 Pictorial Issue30c Ultramarine & Carmine (121). Rich colors, quartered cork cancel, reperfed, Very Fine appearance

550
210
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629
 
Sale 914, Lot 629, 1869 Pictorial Issue30c Ultramarine & Carmine (121). Well-centered, bright colors, vivid red leaf cancel, reperfed, Very Fine appearance

800
375
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630
 
Sale 914, Lot 630, 1869 Pictorial Issue30c Ultramarine & Carmine (121). Bright colors, cork cancel, fresh and Fine

550
105
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631
 
Sale 914, Lot 631, 1869 Pictorial Issue90c Carmine & Black (122). Bright colors, circle of wedges cancel, Very Fine, with 1977 P.F. certificate

2,250
2,700
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632
 
Sale 914, Lot 632, 1869 Pictorial Issue90c Carmine & Black (122). Bright colors, cork cancel, Very Fine, Bruns backstamp, with 1981 P.F. certificate

2,250
1,150
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633
 
Sale 914, Lot 633, 1869 Pictorial Issue90c Carmine & Black (122). Wide margins and attractively centered, fresh colors, segmented cork cancel, Very Fine and handsome

2,250
1,700
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