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1869 Pictorial Issue
 
 
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Lot 88
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1869, 1¢-90¢ Pictorials complete, plate proofs on card (112P-117P4, 120P4-122P4, 129P4), complete set, excellent colors and margins. Very Fine.
Scott $1,015
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Lot 89

1869, 6¢ ultramarine (115), large part original gum, bright color on crisp paper. Fine.
Scott $2,500

Expertization: with 2012 P.F. certificate.
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Lot 90
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1869, 6¢ ultramarine (115), unused, no gum, attractive centering within wide margins, bright fresh color and paper. F.-V.F.
Scott $1,000

Expertization: with 1978 P.F. certificate.
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Lot 91

1869, 10¢ yellow (116), large part original gum, well centered, bright rich color. Small thin. Otherwise fresh and Very Fine.
Scott $1,850
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Lot 92
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1869, 12¢ green (117), unused, no gum, bright color on fresh paper. F.-V.F.
Scott $725

Expertization: with 1985 P.F. certificate.
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Lot 93
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1869, 15¢ brown & blue, type I (118), unused, no gum, wide margins on three sides, rich colors. Fresh and Fine.
Scott $3,250

Expertization: with 1998 P.S.E. certificate.
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Lot 94
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1869, 15¢ brown & blue, type I (118), used, wonderfully well centered within wide margins for the Type I colors. Trace of a light blue cancel. Extremely Fine, a gem used single. SSV unpriced as 90J (SMQ $2,500).
Scott $850

Expertization: with 1995 P.F. certificate (as unused), 2021 P.F. certificate graded XF 90J.
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Lot 95

1869, 15¢ brown & blue, type II (119), disturbed original gum, well centered and fresh, rich colors. F.-V.F.
Scott $2,750
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Lot 96
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1869, 24¢ green & violet (120), traces of original gum, very well centered, lovely deep colors. Very Fine and most attractive. Cat as no gum.
Scott $2,700+

Expertization: with 1993 P.F. certificate.
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Lot 97
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1869, 30¢ ultramarine & carmine (121), small part original gum, exceptionally well centered within wide balanced margins, bright and fresh colors and paper. Extremely Fine. SSV $16,500 for o.g. $2,350 for n.g. (SMQ $17,000 for o.g. $3,350 for no gum).
Scott $1,450

Expertization: with 1992, 2022 P.F. certificates, the latter graded XF 90.
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Lot 98
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1869, 90¢ carmine & black (122), unused, no gum, beautifully centered, prooflike color and impression. Small lightened toned spot, basically invisible to unaided eye. Choice Extremely Fine appearance.
Scott $4,000
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Lot 99
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1869, 90¢ carmine & black (122), very well centered within large margins, bright color. Light wide grid cancel. Extremely Fine. SMQ $3,150.
Scott $2,000

Expertization: with 2002, 2007 P.S.E. certificates, the latter graded VF-XF 85.
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Lot 100

1869, 90¢ carmine & black, without grill (122a), large part original gum, outstanding centering, deep rich colors characteristic of the without grill variety. Light crease. Otherwise Very Fine.
Scott $22,500

A MOST HANDSOME EXAMPLE OF THIS EXCEEDINGLY RARE VARIETY, LESS THAN 30 HAVE BEEN CERTIFIED BY THE PF AND MOST OF THESE HAVE PART ORIGINAL GUM AND/OR FLAWS.

Expertization: with 2007 P.F. certificate.
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