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1869 Pictorial Issue
 
 
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Lot 696
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U.S., General Issues, 1869, Grant Essay, By George T. Jones, in Black & Light Violet, #112-E1b, die on India in red, cut to stamp size, with light gray overprint, small piece missing at the top right, fault has been masked with piece of red paper for exhibit purposes, bright color, otherwise Fine to Very Fine.
Brazer #112E-Ab.
Scott $3,500.
Estimate $600-750.
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$475
Lot 697
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U.S., General Issues, 1869, 1¢-90¢ Pictorials Complete, Large Die Proofs, #112P1-122P1, all slightly reduced, 12¢ with slight soiling, Fine to Very Fine, all 1998 P.F. certs.
Scott $8,550.
Estimate $1,500-2,000.
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$950
Lot 698
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U.S., General Issues, 1869, 15¢-90¢ Pictorials Complete, Centers Inverted, Plate Proofs on Card, #120aP4-129aP4, complete set in matching sheet margin singles, fresh, very fine and choice. Ex Berlin, realized $13,500 in 2007 auction.
Scott $16,250.
Estimate $7,500-9,000.
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$5,000
Lot 699

U.S., General Issues, 1869, 1¢ Buff, Without Grill, #112b, full o.g., centered bottom left, fresh, Fine for this, 2016 P.F. cert.
Scott $32,500. Extremely rare sound example of the 1¢ 1869 pictorial without grill, probably fewer than ten are known .
Estimate $3,000-4,000.
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$4,750
Lot 700
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U.S., General Issues, 1869, 2¢ Postrider Essay, Small Numerals, in Blue and Deep Brown-Rose, Blocks of 4, #113-E3e, o.g., plate on stamp paper, perfed, gummed and grilled, Fine to Very Fine. Ex Finkelburg (still mounted on a portion of his exhibit page).
Brazer #113E-De.
Scott $640.
Estimate $200-250.
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$150
Lot 701
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U.S., General Issues, 1869, 3¢ Locomotive Essay, Small Numerals, in Brown Rose, Block of 6, #114-E6b, unused, plate on stamp paper, imperf, bottom right sheet margin, Very Fine and choice.
Brazer #114E-Cf.
Scott $510+.
Estimate $150-180.
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$100
Lot 702
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U.S., General Issues, 1869, 3¢ Locomotive Essay, Small Numerals, in Orange, Imprint Block of 4, #114-E6d, o.g., plate on stamp paper, perfed, gummed and grilled top sheet margin, Fine.
Brazer #114E-Ch.
Scott $320+.
Estimate $300-400.
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$190
Lot 703
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U.S., General Issues, 1869, 3¢ Locomotive Essay, Small Numerals, 3 Blocks of 4, #114-E6d, o.g. or without gum, green, brown, and red brown, plate on stamp paper, perfed, gummed and grilled, unused (green o.g.), brown two copies soiled, Fine to Very Fine.
Brazer #114E-Ch.
Scott $960.
Estimate $200-250.
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$140
Lot 704

U.S., General Issues, 1869, 3¢ Ultramarine, Without Grill, #114a, full o.g., Very Fine, 1993, 2010 P.F. certs.
Scott $13,000. The lower-value 1869's without grill are much rarer than the high values, and seldom encountered in choice condition .
Estimate $4,000-5,000.
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$2,700
Lot 705
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U.S., General Issues, 1869, 5¢ Washington Essay, Small Lettering, 3 Blocks of 4, #115-E2c, o.g., dull red brown, buff, dull red violet, all with nice margins all around, fresh, Very Fine and choice.
Brazer #115aE-Fc.
Scott $600.
Estimate $200-250.
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$140
Lot 706
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U.S., General Issues, 1869, 5¢ Washington Safety Essay, Underprint Design 18, Black on Scarlet, #115-ESP18, die on thin wove, large margins all around, 32mm x 28 mm, small thin spot at top, very fine appearance. Ex Finkelburg and Heimburger.
Brazer #115aE-Fd.
Scott $3,250. Unique .
Estimate $1,000-1,300.
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$950
Lot 707

U.S., General Issues, 1869, 6¢ Ultramarine, Pair, #115, full o.g., off-center, otherwise Fine, 2004 A.P.S. cert.
Scott $5,250.
Estimate $300-400.
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$200
Lot 708
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U.S., General Issues, 1869, 6¢ Ultramarine, Hiogo Cancel, #115, centered top, nice and scarce strike on 1869 issue, fine strike.
Estimate $150-200.
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$100
Lot 709
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U.S., General Issues, 1869, 10¢ Lincoln Essay, in Deep Orange, #116-E1c, complete die on India, die sunk on card full size, Very Fine and choice.
Brazer #116E-Da.
Scott $1,100.
Estimate $300-400.
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$190
Lot 710
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U.S., General Issues, 1869, 10¢ Lincoln Essay, in Orange, Block of 4, #116-E1L, l.h. to o.g., plate on stamp paper, perfed and gummed, excellent color, Very Fine and attractive.
Brazer #116E-Dk.
Scott $800.
Estimate $500-600.
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$400
Lot 711
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U.S., General Issues, 1869, 10¢ Declaration of Independence Essay, in Red Brown, #116-E2a, die on India, measuring 32mm x 32mm; tiny wrinkle at top, very fine.
Brazer #116E-Ea.
Scott $4,250.
Estimate $800-1,000.
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$550
Lot 712
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U.S., General Issues, 1869, 10¢ Eagle, Shield & Flags Essay, in Blue, #116-E4, die on India paper, 33mm x 52mm with National imprint at bottom, bright color and very fine. Ex Heimburger.
Brazer #116E-Fb.
Scott $2,500.
Estimate $500-650.
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$350
Lot 713
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U.S., General Issues, 1869, 10¢ Black, Trial Color Large Die Proof, #116TC1ae, on India paper and still affix to the card, Very Fine.
Scott $2,500.
Estimate $500-700.
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$350
Lot 714
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U.S., General Issues, 1869, 12¢ S.S. Adriatic Essay, Small Numerals, in Green, #117-E2c, complete die on India, about die block size, nice color, overall Very Fine.
Brazer #117E-Cb.
Scott $1,350.
Estimate $300-400.
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$230
Lot 715
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U.S., General Issues, 1869, 12¢ S.S. Adriatic Essay, Small Numerals, 5 Different Colors, #117-E2e, o.g., plate on stamp paper, perfed, gummed and grilled, usual centering, fresh, Fine to Very Fine for this.
Brazer #117E-Ce.
Scott $625.
Estimate $150-200.
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$140
Lot 716
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U.S., General Issues, 1869, 15¢ Landing of Columbus Safety Essay, Underprint Design 10, in Blue Green on Orange, #118-ESP9, die on thin wove, 30x29 mm, vertical underprint, rich colors, minor translucency, appears very fine. Ex Earl of Crawford.
Scott $3,500. Unique .
Estimate $1,500-1,800.
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$1,450
Lot 717
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U.S., General Issues, 1869, 15¢ Brown & Blue, Type I, #118, lightly canceled, nicely centered, Choice Very Fine, 1990 P.F. cert.
Scott $800.
Estimate $500-600.
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$350
Lot 718
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U.S., General Issues, 1869, 15¢ Brown & Blue, Type II, Plate Proof on India, #119P3, bottom margin plate #41 block of 8, great margins and color, Extremely Fine.
Scott $4,000.
Estimate $1,100-1,400.
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$700
Lot 719
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U.S., General Issues, 1869, 15¢ Brown & Blue, Type II, Plate Proof on India, #119P3, bottom margin plate #24 block of 10, extremely fine.
Scott $4,240+.
Estimate $1,200-1,500.
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$800
Lot 720

U.S., General Issues, 1869, 15¢ Brown & Blue, Type II, Block of 6, #119, full o.g., "small closed tear at bottom", excellent intense colors, Fine and attractive. Ex Caspary, Bechtel, Zoellner and Curtis. 1998 P.F. cert.
Scott $22,500 (for block and pair). Scarce multiple .
Estimate $4,000-5,000.
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$2,400
Lot 721
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U.S., General Issues, 1869, 15¢ Brown & Blue, Type II, Center Inverted, #119b, black cork cancel, "closed tears and several creases", Fine appearing. Scott notes most copies are faulty, values are for fine centered examples with minimal faults, Siegel census #119b-CAN-CW05. 1990 P.S.E. cert.
Scott $22,500. Most copies are faulty, 3 unused and 101 used copies of #119b exist .
Estimate $4,000-5,000.
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$3,250
Lot 722
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U.S., General Issues, 1869, 15¢ Brown & Blue, Type II, Center Inverted, #119b, cork cancel, PSAG 2011 cert states "two small perf faults at top and light horizontal crease", PSE 2020 cert states "repaired tear and other faults", centered to bottom, Fine for this. Scott notes most copies are faulty, values are for fine centered examples with minimal faults, Siegel census #119b-CAN-86.2011. 2011 P.S.A.G., 2020 P.S.E. certs.
Scott $22,500. Most copies are faulty, 3 unused and 101 used copies of #119b exist .
Estimate $3,000-4,000.
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$2,500
Lot 723
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U.S., General Issues, 1869, 24¢ Green & Violet, Plate Proof on India, Block of 4, #120P3, nice margins all around, Very Fine.
Scott $625.
Estimate $300-400.
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$200
Lot 724
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U.S., General Issues, 1869, 24¢ Green & Violet, Center Inverted, #120b, "Odd cork cancel and part cds, small sealed tear at top left", otherwise sound, better than normal cancellation, reasonable centering, Fine to Very Fine for this. Ex Siegel 1965 Rarity auction, census #120b-CAN-NE03. 2020 P.S.E. cert.
Scott $37,500. Most copies are faulty .
Estimate $8,000-10,000.
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$5,000
Lot 725
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U.S., General Issues, 1869, 30¢ Burgoyne Essay, in Orange, #121-E1a, die on India, die sunk on card, full size. Ex Lakeshore.
Brazer #121E-Ca.
Scott $800. Only two full-size examples known to still exist as most were cut down by collectors, very rare .
Estimate $500-700.
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$400
Lot 726
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U.S., General Issues, 1869, 30¢ Dark Carmine & Brown, Trial Color Large Die Proof, #121TC1an, on India, beautiful color combination, 32mm x 32mm, very fine.
Scott $3,500.
Estimate $1,000-1,300.
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$625
Lot 727
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U.S., General Issues, 1869, 30¢ Ultramarine & Carmine, Nagasaki Cancel, #121, "Faded color and minor faults", centered cancel, fine, 2006 P.S.E. cert. Extremely rare cancel on the 30¢ 1869 .
Estimate $200-300.
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$130
Lot 728

U.S., General Issues, 1869, 30¢ Ultramarine & Carmine, Without Grill, #121a, "Disturbed o.g., lightly stained at upper right", centered top right, sound, Just Fine, 1961 P.F., 2020 P.S.E. certs.
Scott $10,000. Scarce .
Estimate $1,500-2,000.
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$800
Lot 729
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U.S., General Issues, 1869, 90¢ Pictorial Frame Essay, Small Numerals, 6 Different Colors, #122-E3, plate on stamp paper, imperf, all nice margins all around, Very Fine lot.
Brazer #122E-Cd.
Scott $1,350.
Estimate $400-500.
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$290
Lot 730
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U.S., General Issues, 1869, 90¢ Carmine & Black, #122, used, repaired tear, fresh, Fine to Very Fine appearing.
Scott $1,800.
Estimate $250-300.
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$230








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