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July 10th, 2019

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Auction Date: July 10th, 2019

Cherrystone
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Lot 99 United States 1869 Pictoral Issue

  • Scott121b
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1869 30c ultramarine and carmine, flags inverted, unused without gum, well centered, fresh color, v.f., one of only three known sound copies of this premier U.S. Rarity, ex-Ferrary, Col. Green, John Fox, with 1960 and 2019 Philatelic Foundation Certificates. According to the Siegel Census only seven unused examples of the 1869 30c Pictorial with inverted flags are known. Only one has original gum, the other six have no gum. Only the original gum and two of the no gum copies are sound, the copy offered here being 121b-UNC-04, last offered in a 1960 H.R. Harmer's sale where it realized $6,000. More recent realizations of sound examples include $270,000 plus buyer's premium (Siegel Auctions, Hanover Collection 2016), $290,000 (Siegel Auctions, Rarities of the World, 2014) (Catalog value $300,000)

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240000.00 USD
(app. 213600 EUR)

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