Sale Number: 724
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1990 Rarities of the World

1869 Pictorial Issue
Lot Sym. Lot Description Est/Cat Realized
157 ogbl 3c Ultramarine (114). Block. Beautifully Centered, Fresh Full o.g. lightly hinged & Very Fine with P.S.E. Certificate (Image Magnifier)

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625 750
158 ogbl 3c Ultramarine (114). Mint Top Imprint Plate & No. 26 Block of 25, minor selvedge faults, few gum bends, Fine, Scarce Pictorial Multiple (Image Magnifier)

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8,935 2,300
159 c Waterbury "Buttonless Shoe" (Rohloff 0-12), Clear Strike, along with Mar. 21 (1870) pmk. ties 3c Ultramarine (114) to cover, Attractive & Extremely Rare (Image Magnifier)

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E. 2,000-3,000 3,750
160 og 10c Yellow (116). Beautifully Centered Within Very Wide Margins, o.g., Lightly hinged, Fresh and Extremely Fine, Extraordinarily Choice, with P.F. Certificate (Image Magnifier)

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850 2,800
161 og 15c Brown & Blue, Ty. I (118). Fresh, Well Centered, Very Fine, with P.F. Certificate (Image Magnifier)

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1,750 900
162   15c Brown & Blue, Ty. II, Center Inverted (119b), defective & repaired, Very Fine Centering (Image Magnifier)

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17,500 4,000
163 og 24c Green & Violet (120). Precisely Centered, Vivid Colors, Extremely Fine, Wonderful Stamp (Image Magnifier)

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2,500 1,550
164 og 24c Green & Violet (120). Very Well Centered, Large Margins, Rich Colors, Extremely Fine (Image Magnifier)

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2,500 1,500
165 og 24c Green & Violet (120). Very Well Centered, Bright Fresh Color, Very Fine, with P.F. Certificate (Image Magnifier)

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2,500 1,200
166 og 24c Green & Violet (120). Exceptionally Fresh, Rich Colors, Large Margins, trifling comer crease, Extremely Fine appearance, with P.F. Certificate (Image Magnifier)

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2,500 800
167   24c Green & Violet, Center Inverted (120b). Well Centered, Lightly Cancelled, few small faults (creases, small tear, couple irregular perfs. at bottom), straight edge at top, Appears Almost Very Fine, with P.F. Certificate (Image Magnifier)

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16,500 5,500
168 c 24c Green & Violet, Center Inverted (120b). Perfs. trifle in at bottom, minor wrinkle, Used with 3c Green (147) on domestic usage, large size court house cover, tied by Cork, indistinct town pmk., neat 1874 docketing, stamp lifted & hinged back in place, cover reduced at sides & closed cover tear, The Only Known Cover Franked With a 24c 1869 Invert, Outstanding Rarity with P.F. Certificates (Image Magnifier)

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E. 60,000-75,000 52,500
169 P 15c-90c Pictorials, Center Inverted, Plate Proofs on Card (120aP4122aP4, 129aP4). Very Fine Set, Very Rare (Image Magnifier)

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24,000 8,500
170 og 30c Blue & Carmine (121). Fresh, Lovely Colors, Large Margins, Outstanding Centering, disturbed o.g., Extremely Fine & Choice, with P.F. Certificate (Image Magnifier)

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2,250 1,550
171 og 30c Blue & Carmine (121). Mint, Bold Rich Colors, Very Fine & Choice (Image Magnifier)

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2,250 1,700
172 og 30c Blue & Carmine (121). Beautifully Centered Within Exceptionally Wide Margins, o.g. (slightly disturbed by hinge removal and by removal of stains from grill), Very Fine (Image Magnifier)

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2,250 900
173 og 30c Blue & Carmine Without Grill (121a). O.g., h.r. Perfectly Centered, Vivid Colors, Extremely Fine, Scarce (Image Magnifier)

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3,750 3,500
174   30c Blue & Carmine, Flags Inverted (121b). Fresh, Incredibly Lovely Colors, Perfect Centering, Extremely Fine, One of the Finest Known Examples of This Classic 19th Century Rarity, A Remarkable Showpiece, with P.F. Certificate (Image Magnifier)

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45,000 65,000
175 og 90c Carmine Rose & Black (122). Bold Sharp Colors, Full Fresh o.g., very lightly hinged, trivial corner perf. crease, o/w Very Fine (Image Magnifier)

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7,000 4,250
176 og 90c Carmine & Black (122). Fresh, Lovely Colors, Large Margins, minute corner crease, o/w Extremely Fine, with P.F. Certificate (Image Magnifier)

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7,000 6,000
177 og 90c Carmine & Black (122). Fresh Colors, somewhat disturbed o.g. from hinge removal, Three Large Margins, Fine, with P.F. Certificate (Image Magnifier)

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7,000 2,200
178 og 90c Carmine & Black (122). Outstanding Proof-like Colors, enclosed P.F. Certificate mentions tiny stains on face which in our opinion are natural printers marks, o/w Fine (Image Magnifier)

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7,000 2,200
179 og 90c Carmine & Black, Without Grill (122a). Very Handsomely Centered, o.g., somewhat heavy ink notations on gum (do not show on face), Very Fine, An Exceptionally Attractive Example of a Very Rare Variety, with P.F. Certificate (Image Magnifier)

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13,500 6,500
180   90c Carmine & Black (122). Used, Fresh, Rich Color, Large Wide Margins, Red cancel, Very Fine with P.F. Certificate (Image Magnifier)

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1,400 1,050
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