EXTREMELY FINE MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 2-CENT 1869 PICTORIAL ISSUE. THIS IS A DIFFICULT ISSUE TO OBTAIN IN MINT NEVER-HINGED CONDITION WITH SUCH WIDE MARGINS.
With 2003 P.F. certificate. Scott Retail as hinged
EXTREMELY FINE. AN OUTSTANDING ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 6-CENT 1869 PICTORIAL ISSUE.
With 1990 P.F. certificate
EXTREMELY FINE GEM. AN OUTSTANDING EXAMPLE OF THE 12-CENT 1869 STAMP -- ONE OF THE MORE DIFFICULT 1869 PICTORIAL ISSUES TO FIND IN THIS CHOICE ORIGINAL-GUM CONDITION.
With 1997 P.F. certificate
EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB USED EXAMPLE OF THE TYPE I 1869 PICTORIAL ISSUE.
Ex Natalee Grace. With 1980 and 1999 P.F. certificates.
EXTREMELY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 15-CENT TYPE II 1869 PICTORIAL ISSUE.
With 2006 P.F. certificate
FINE APPEARANCE. A SCARCE ORIGINAL-GUM BLOCK OF FOUR OF THE 15-CENT TYPE II 1869 PICTORIAL ISSUE.
Blocks of this issue tend to be wildly off-center, with perfs heavily cutting into the design. The example offered here has better centering than most.
Ex Frelinghuysen. Scott Retail $18,000.00
VERY FINE CENTERING. AN ATTRACTIVE USED EXAMPLE OF THE 15-CENT 1869 PICTORIAL INVERT.
Our recently-updated census of Scott 119b, available at our website at http://www.siegelauctions.com/dynamic/census/119b/119b.pdf , records three unused and 100 used copies of Scott 119b (there are an additional three used examples of Scott 119c). Two of the used copies are in institutions -- the Tapling Collection at the British Library and the Miller Collection at The New York Public Library.
Census No. 119b-CAN-79. P.S.E. encapsulated (G 30)
EXTREMELY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 24-CENT 1869 PICTORIAL ISSUE.
The 24c 1869 Pictorial, even in original-gum condition, is not a rare stamp. However, centering and soundness are elusive qualities among examples of this issue. This stamp has color, centering and margins that appear more like its re-issue counterpart.
With 1998 P.F. certificate
VERY FINE AND CHOICE ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 24-CENT 1869 PICTORIAL ISSUE.
With 1986 P.F. certificate