Sale 1240 — United States Stamps
Sale Date — Tuesday-Wednesday, 20-21 July, 2021
Category — 1869 Pictorial Issue and 1875 Re-Issue (Scott 112-133)
EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A STUNNING USED EXAMPLE OF THE 2-CENT 1869 PICTORIAL ISSUE.
Ex Dr. Dauer. With 2006 P.F. certificate (XF-Superb 95)
EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A STUNNING MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 3-CENT 1869 PICTORIAL ISSUE WITH SPLIT GRILL, GRADED SUPERB 98 BY THE P.F.
Illustrated in May 1991 1869 Times. With 1990 and 2019 P.F. certificates (Superb 98). By way of comparison, P.S.E. has issued only two at this grade (we haven't offered them) and only one higher (at 98J). Scott value as hinged
FINE AND EXTREMELY RARE ORIGINAL-GUM LARGE BLOCK OF THE 6-CENT 1869 PICTORIAL ISSUE. THIS IS THE SECOND LARGEST RECORDED MULTIPLE.
Our records contain only this unused block of twelve, with just two larger -- both blocks of sixteen (one ex Zoellner and the other ex Dr. Heimburger). This block was featured in our 1970 Rarities sale.
Scott value $43,500.00 as two blocks of four and two pairs
FINE APPEARANCE. A VERY RARE BLOCK OF NINE OF THE 12-CENT 1869 PICTORIAL ISSUE.
The Rose book notes only six unused blocks larger than four stamps, including off-center blocks of twelve and nine and three blocks of six. We have offered two other blocks of nine apart from this one. All but one of the blocks of six or larger are off center to varying degrees.
With 1993 P.F. certificate. Scott value $23,850.00 as a block of four, two pairs, and a single
EXTREMELY FINE GEM USED EXAMPLE OF THE ONE-CENT 1869 PICTORIAL RE-ISSUE.
Ex Curtis. With 1982, 2001 and 2019 P.F. certificates. With 2005 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $2,900.00). Only one grades higher (at 98) and four others share this grade