Sale 1106 — 2015 Rarities of the World

Sale Date — Thursday, 25 June, 2015

Category — 1869 Pictorial Issue and Re-Issue

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
3119°
 
Sale 1106, Lot 3119, 1869 Pictorial Issue and Re-Issue12c Green, Re-Issue (128). Deep rich color and proof-like impression, unusually wide margins, neat strike of duplex cancel

EXTREMELY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL USED EXAMPLE OF THE 12-CENT 1869 PICTORIAL RE-ISSUE.

The 12c 1869 Pictorial Re-Issue is the second rarest of the set in used condition (the 3c is the rarest). The Rose book estimates 15-25 extant used copies, and SMQ estimates 20 extant.

With 2015 P.F. certificate (VF-XF 85 XQ). The XQ in the grade is used for stamps of extraordinary quality.

3,250
6,750