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Lot #15
United States 1869 Pictorials
1869 15c brown and blue, type II, beautiful color, small part original gum (as a result of heavy hinge remnants), fine, with 2003 PSE cert.,
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Catalog #119
Catalog Value $3,250
Price Realized
$700.00

Lot #16
United States 1869 Pictorials
1869 15c brown and blue, type II, center inverted, lightly canceled, centered to bottom, two small tears at right, otherwise fine example of this popular rarity, with 1965 PFC. Of the 100 issued inverts, three are recorded unused and 96 used (one in the British Library's Tapling collection and one in the New York Public Library's Miller Collection). Only nine are confirmed as sound, this example being much better than most (usually with tears and perfs touching),
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Catalog #119b
Catalog Value $22,500
Price Realized
$7,000.00

Lot #17
United States 1869 Pictorials
1869 30c Burgoyne, imperforate die essays in ultramarine and in orange, fine-v.f.,
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Catalog #121E1-a
Catalog Value $1,600
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #18
United States 1869 Pictorials
1869 1c-90c Atlanta trial color plate proofs on card, complete set of 78 (not including the newly listed, unique 90c color combination), all with large margins and fresh colors, v.f. A beautiful set of trial color proofs (prepared for display at the 1881 International Cotton Exposition in Atlanta, only one sheet of 100 of each value/color was printed), very few intact sets have been kept together,
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Catalog #123-132TC1
Catalog Value $24,400
Price Realized
$14,500.00

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