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The 1869 Pictorials were printed by the National Bank Note Company. They were unpopular and were in use for only about a year, being replaced by the first Bank Note issues.

 

The 1869 Pictorial issue

Scott 112, 1¢ Franklin, used, showing partial Plate Number 2 at top

Scott 112P3, 1 Franklin proof,  Plate Number 2

Scott 113, 2 Pony Express Rider, Plate Number 27

Scott 114, 3 Locomotive, Plate Number 26

Scott 114, 3 Locomotive, used, showing partial plate number 12 at top

Scott 114 used, miscut, misperfed, showing partial plate number at top

Scott 114P3, proof, plate number 30

Scott 115P3, proof, plate number 11

Scott 117P3, 12 Adriatic proof,  pair with bottom Plate Number 17

Scott 119P3, 15 Landing of Columbus Type II proof,  pair with bottom Plate Number 23

Scott 119aP4, 15¢ Landing of Columbus Type II proof,  pair with brown Plate Number 32 and inverted blue Plate Number 23

Scott 120P3, 24 Declaration of Independence proof,  pair with bottom Plate Number 20 in black

Scott 120P3 var, 24¢ Declaration of Independence trial color proof, pair with bottom Plate Number 24 in violet

Scott 120aP4, 24¢ Declaration of Independence proof, pair with green Plate Number 20 and inverted black Plate Number 24

Scott 121P3, 30 Eagle & Flags proof,  pair with top Plate Number 21

Scott 121aP4, 30¢ Eagle & Flags proof,  pair with carmine Plate Number 21 and inverted ultramarine Plate Number 21

Scott 122P3, 90 Lincoln proof,  pair with top Plate Number 22

Scott 122aP4, 90¢ Lincoln proof,  pair with carmine Plate Number 22 and inverted black Plate Number 22

The 1875 Special Printings

Scott 129a, 15 Landing of Columbus, imperf horizontally error,  Plate Number 32

This plate number example is unique.

Scott 129P3, 15 Landing of Columbus, proof, pair with Plate Number 32

Scott 129P4a, 15 Landing of Columbus, inverted certer error, proof, pair with Plate Number 32 (brown) and inverted Plate Number 32 (blue)

1880 Reprint

Scott 133, 1 Franklin 1880 reprint, Plate Number 33

 

 

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