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FILTER: Area=United States, Sub Area=U.S. Stamps, General=Back-of-Book, Issue/Country=U.S. Essays, Proofs and Specimens, All Sale Dates thru 2020/01/01, Catalogue = 112P1-122P1
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General/Issue
Sale#/
Date
Lot#/
Grade
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
U.S. Essays, Proofs and Specimens
2018-03-27
United States and Possessions
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Sale Number 1179, Lot Number 2037, Essays, Proofs and Specimens: 1869 Pictorial Issue1c-90c 1869 Pictorial, Hybrid Large Die Proofs on India (112P1-122P1, 129P1), 1c-90c 1869 Pictorial, Hybrid Large Die Proofs on India (112P1-122P1, 129P1)1c-90c 1869 Pictorial, Hybrid Large Die Proofs on India (112P1-122P1, 129P1). Complete set of all values (15c Ty. III), approximately 147 x 225mm, fresh colors on pristine white cards

VERY FINE. A FRESH AND CHOICE COMPLETE SET OF LARGE DIE PROOFS FOR THE 1869 PICTORIAL ISSUE.

The 24c and 90c are only known as hybrids and the 15c is normally seen as a hybrid

8,000
2,500
United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
U.S. Essays, Proofs and Specimens
2018-03-27
United States and Possessions
P
Sale Number 1179, Lot Number 2038, Essays, Proofs and Specimens: 1869 Pictorial Issue1c-90c 1869 Pictorial, Hybrid Large Die Proofs on India, Presentation Album (112P1var-122P1var), 1c-90c 1869 Pictorial, Hybrid Large Die Proofs on India, Presentation Album (112P1var-122P1var)1c-90c 1869 Pictorial, Hybrid Large Die Proofs on India, Presentation Album (112P1var-122P1var). Each stamp size and mounted on approximately 180 x 225mm cards with drawn in die sinkage area, bound into black leather gold-stamped presentation album, titled on front "PROOFS. United States Postage Stamps, Series of 1869, Engraved by the National Bank Note Company, New York.", inside cover with manuscript "President Grant" (not in his hand), covers have been professionally restored and appear pristine, toning on cards which is mostly minor except for 3c which has a block of darker toning not affecting the proof, 2c with 2c Trans-Mississippi mounted beneath proof

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. A RARE PRESENTATION ALBUM OF THE 1869 PICTORIAL ISSUE LARGE DIE PROOFS.

Security printers' presentation albums were specially made for a variety of people, often potential customers or dignitaries. Most have been broken apart over the years for the value of the individual proofs. Intact albums are very rare.

E. 3,000-4,000
2,700
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
U.S. Essays, Proofs and Specimens
2017-05-12
The Vaquero Collection of U.S. Essays and Proofs
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Sale Number 1158, Lot Number 4149, 1869 Issue, Proof Sets1c-90c 1869 Pictorial, Hybrid Large Die Proofs on India (112P1-122P1, 129P1), 1c-90c 1869 Pictorial, Hybrid Large Die Proofs on India (112P1-122P1, 129P1)1c-90c 1869 Pictorial, Hybrid Large Die Proofs on India (112P1-122P1, 129P1). Complete set, includes both 15c, also two 3c, both 15c, 24c and 90c hybrids, most approximately 140 x 215mm, some with traces of binding at left from presentation or salesman's book

VERY FINE. AN ATTRACTIVE AND SCARCE COMPLETE SET OF LARGE DIE PROOFS FOR THE 1869 PICTORIAL ISSUE.

This set was created by buying two sets and taking the best proofs. The 24c and 90c are only known as hybrids, and the 15c are normally seen as hybrids. Six with 1998 P.F. certificates

9,450
2,000
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
U.S. Essays, Proofs and Specimens
2017-05-12
The Vaquero Collection of U.S. Essays and Proofs
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Sale Number 1158, Lot Number 4150, 1869 Issue, Proof Sets1c-90c 1869 Pictorial, Hybrid Large Die Proofs on India, Presentation Album (112P1var-122P1var), 1c-90c 1869 Pictorial, Hybrid Large Die Proofs on India, Presentation Album (112P1var-122P1var)1c-90c 1869 Pictorial, Hybrid Large Die Proofs on India, Presentation Album (112P1var-122P1var). Stamp size and mounted on approximately 180 x 225mm cards with drawn in die sinkage area, bound into black leather gold-stamped presentation album, titled on front "PROOFS. United States Postage Stamps, Series of 1869, Engraved by the National Bank Note Company, New York.", binding is a bit loose and leather is worn on edges -- nearly always the case for presentation albums of this era

VERY FINE AND RARE PRESENTATION ALBUM OF THE 1869 PICTORIAL ISSUE LARGE DIE PROOFS.

Security printers' presentation albums were specially made for a variety of people, often potential customers or dignitaries. Most have been broken apart over the years for the value of the individual proofs. Intact albums are very rare. A similar album realized $7,500 in our Sale 1040. Ex Curtis

E. 3,000-4,000
3,250
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
U.S. Essays, Proofs and Specimens
2016-11-09
U.S. and Possessions, featuring The Weinberg Inventory
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Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 220, Essays and Proofs1c-90c 1869 Pictorial, Hybrid Large Die Proofs on India (112P1-122P1), 1c-90c 1869 Pictorial, Hybrid Large Die Proofs on India (112P1-122P1)1c-90c 1869 Pictorial, Hybrid Large Die Proofs on India (112P1-122P1). Stamp size, mounted on India and die sunk on approximately 137 x 215mm cards with full die sinkage, 1c cut to shape, 2c tiny nick in margin only, still Very Fine set

E. 1,000-1,500
600
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
U.S. Essays, Proofs and Specimens
2015-12-16
United States Stamps and Possessions
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Sale Number 1116, Lot Number 3030, Essays, Proofs and Specimens, 1869 Pictorial Issue1c-12c, 24c-90c 1869 Pictorial Issue, Large Die Proofs on India (112P1-117P1, 120P1-122P1), 1c-12c, 24c-90c 1869 Pictorial Issue, Large Die Proofs on India (112P1-117P1, 120P1-122P1)1c-12c, 24c-90c 1869 Pictorial Issue, Large Die Proofs on India (112P1-117P1, 120P1-122P1). Lacking only the 15c for completion, 24c and 90c hybrids as always, the rest die sunk on cards ranging from 118 x 152mm and larger, most showing imprints at bottom of India paper, brilliant colors, the 6c with two light waterstains outside the die sunk area (could be trimmed leaving a fully die sunk proof)

FRESH AND VERY FINE SET OF LARGE DIE PROOFS OF THE 1869 PICTORIAL ISSUE, MISSING ONLY THE 15-CENT VALUE.

The 24c and 90c come only as hybrids. This is a desirable group with all the other values fully die sunk. The 15c, which is also normally encountered as a hybrid could be acquired for this set rather easily and inexpensively

7,450
2,000
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
U.S. Essays, Proofs and Specimens
2015-11-17
United States Essays and Proofs
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Sale Number 1113, Lot Number 2292, 1c-90c 1869 Pictorial Issue and 1875 Re-Issue Proofs: National Bank Note Co.1c-90c 1869 Pictorial, Hybrid Large Die Proofs on India (112P1-122P1), 1c-90c 1869 Pictorial, Hybrid Large Die Proofs on India (112P1-122P1)1c-90c 1869 Pictorial, Hybrid Large Die Proofs on India (112P1-122P1). On 63 x 74mm India and 147 x 225mm card with full die sinkage, rich colors, Very Fine set of hybrid large die proofs

E. 1,000-1,500
1,500
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
U.S. Essays, Proofs and Specimens
2014-11-05
The Curtis Collection: 1847-1901 Stamps and Covers
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Sale Number 1084, Lot Number 3310, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Scott 112-122)1c-90c 1869 Pictorial Issue, Hybrid Large Die Proofs on India (112P1-122P1), 1c-90c 1869 Pictorial Issue, Hybrid Large Die Proofs on India (112P1-122P1)1c-90c 1869 Pictorial Issue, Hybrid Large Die Proofs on India (112P1-122P1). Stamp size and mounted on approximately 181 x 225mm cards with drawn-in die sinkage area, including one 15c (Ty. II), with evidence of binding at left, accompanied by black leather gold-stamped presentation album, titled on front "PROOFS. United States Postage Stamps, Series of 1869, Engraved by the National Bank Note Company, New York.", some wear, still fresh and Very Fine, these were likely presented to dignitaries

E. 1,000-1,500
650
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
U.S. Essays, Proofs and Specimens
2013-11-07
The Curtis Collection: 1847-1901 Issues
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Sale Number 1057, Lot Number 519, Essays and Proofs (1847 thru 1869 Pictorials)1c-90c 1869 Pictorial, Hybrid Large Die Proofs on India, Presentation Album (112P1var-122P1var), 1c-90c 1869 Pictorial, Hybrid Large Die Proofs on India, Presentation Album (112P1var-122P1var)1c-90c 1869 Pictorial, Hybrid Large Die Proofs on India, Presentation Album (112P1var-122P1var). Stamp size and mounted on approximately 180 x 225mm cards with drawn in die sinkage area, bound into black leather gold-stamped presentation album, titled on front "PROOFS. United States Postage Stamps, Series of 1869, Engraved by the National Bank Note Company, New York.", binding is a bit loose and leather is worn on edges -- nearly always the case for presentation albums of this era

VERY FINE AND RARE PRESENTATION ALBUM OF THE 1869 PICTORIAL ISSUE LARGE DIE PROOFS.

Security printers' presentation albums were specially made for a variety of people, often potential customers or dignitaries. Most have been broken apart over the years for the value of the individual proofs. Intact albums are very rare. A similar album realized $7,500 in our recent Sale 1040

E. 3,000-4,000
3,250
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
U.S. Essays, Proofs and Specimens
2013-10-10
The Dr. Irvin Heimburger Collection of 1869 Pictorial Issues
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Sale Number 1054, Lot Number 353, Die Proofs1c-90c 1869 Pictorial Issue, Hybrid Large Die Proofs on India (112P1-122P1), 1c-90c 1869 Pictorial Issue, Hybrid Large Die Proofs on India (112P1-122P1)1c-90c 1869 Pictorial Issue, Hybrid Large Die Proofs on India (112P1-122P1). Stamp size and mounted on approximately 75 x 85mm cards with drawn-in die sinkage area, incl. one 15c (Ty. II), fresh and Very Fine, these were likely presented to dignitaries

E. 400-500
425
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