Contact Siegel
6 West 48th Street
9th Floor
New York, NY 10036
Contact by phone:
New York: (212) 753-6421
Dallas: (214) 754-5991

23 Selected Lots, Page 1 of 3

Sort By 
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 = 115-E1b
Area/Sub/
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
2017-05-12
The Vaquero Collection of U.S. Essays and Proofs
E
Sale Number 1158, Lot Number 4037, 1869 Issue, 5c Washington Essays (Scott 115-E)5c Washington, Large Lettering, Completed Die, Large Die Essay on India (115-E1b), 5c Washington, Large Lettering, Completed Die, Large Die Essay on India (115-E1b)5c Washington, Large Lettering, Completed Die, Large Die Essay on India (115-E1b). Eight, from 61 x 87mm to 43 x 70mm, all on original card backing with full die sinkage, nice range of colors without duplication including Orange, Black, Red Brown, Black Brown, Blue Green (with imprint pasted to bottom), Dull Yellow, Blue, Brown

VERY FINE. A WONDERFUL ASSEMBLAGE OF LARGE DIE TRIAL COLOR ESSAYS FOR THE UNADOPTED 5-CENT DESIGN.

The portrait and elements of the design were used for the issued 6c stamps -- no essays are known for the 6c. These are highly exhibitable.

4,800
2,600
United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
U.S. Essays, Proofs and Specimens
2015-11-17
United States Essays and Proofs
E
Sale Number 1113, Lot Number 2241, 5c-10c 1869 Pictorial Issue: National Bank Note Co.5c Washington, Large Lettering, Completed Die, Large Die Essay on India (115-E1b), 5c Washington, Large Lettering, Completed Die, Large Die Essay on India (115-E1b)5c Washington, Large Lettering, Completed Die, Large Die Essay on India (115-E1b). Eight, from 61 x 87mm to 43 x 70mm, all on original card backing with full die sinkage, nice range of colors without duplication including Orange, Black, Red Brown, Black Brown, Blue Green (with imprint pasted to bottom), Dull Yellow, Blue, Brown, Very Fine, a wonderful assemblage of these large lettering die essays

4,800
3,000
Back to Top
United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
U.S. Essays, Proofs and Specimens
2012-12-10
United States and Foreign Stamps and Covers
E
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1126, Essays and Proofs (1869 Pictorial Issue)5c Deep Yellow Brown, Washington, Large Lettering, Large Die Essay on India (115-E1b), 5c Deep Yellow Brown, Washington, Large Lettering, Large Die Essay on India (115-E1b)5c Deep Yellow Brown, Washington, Large Lettering, Large Die Essay on India (115-E1b). Die sunk on 149 x 224mm card with full die sinkage, Very Fine, ex Finkelburg and Lake Shore, with 2006 P.F. certificate

600
550
Back to Top
United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
U.S. Essays, Proofs and Specimens
2012-12-10
United States and Foreign Stamps and Covers
E
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1127, Essays and Proofs (1869 Pictorial Issue)5c Green, Washington, Large Lettering, Large Die Essay on India (115-E1b), 5c Green, Washington, Large Lettering, Large Die Essay on India (115-E1b)5c Green, Washington, Large Lettering, Large Die Essay on India (115-E1b). Die sunk on 146 x 220mm card with full die sinkage, deep rich color, few light toned spots on card, otherwise Very Fine, ex Lake Shore

600
650
Back to Top
United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
U.S. Essays, Proofs and Specimens
2012-06-27
United States Stamps and Postal History, CSA, General Foreign
E
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1033, Essays and Proofs: 1869 Pictorial Issue5c Orange, Washington, Large Lettering, Large Die Essay on India (115-E1b), 5c Orange, Washington, Large Lettering, Large Die Essay on India (115-E1b)5c Orange, Washington, Large Lettering, Large Die Essay on India (115-E1b). On 150 x 227mm card with full die sinkage, vibrant color, minor soiling, otherwise Very Fine

600
350
Back to Top
United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
U.S. Essays, Proofs and Specimens
2008-10-28
The Perry Hansen Collection of U.S. Stamps and Covers
E
Sale Number 963, Lot Number 625, 1869 Pictorial Issue Essays and Proofs5c Washington, Large Lettering, Large Die Essay on India Paper (115-E1b), 5c Washington, Large Lettering, Large Die Essay on India Paper (115-E1b)5c Washington, Large Lettering, Large Die Essay on India Paper (115-E1b). Five different, from 26 x 29mm to 49 x 75mm, range of colors, few faults as often associated with this fragile paper, appear Fine-Very Fine, ex Lafayette and Lake Shore

3,000
2,100
Back to Top
United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
U.S. Essays, Proofs and Specimens
2007-12-13
The Corey Long Collection of United States
E
Sale Number 948, Lot Number 384, 1869 Pictorial Issue Essays and Proofs5c Washington, Large Lettering, Large Die Essay on India (115-E1b), 5c Washington, Large Lettering, Large Die Essay on India (115-E1b)5c Washington, Large Lettering, Large Die Essay on India (115-E1b). Orange, 34 x 33mm, brilliant color, fresh and Very Fine

600
350
Back to Top
United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
U.S. Essays, Proofs and Specimens
2006-04-20
The Lake Shore Collection of U.S. Essays and Proofs (Part 3)
E
Sale Number 909, Lot Number 1162, 1869 Pictorial Issue5c Deep Yellow Brown, Washington, Large Lettering, Large Die Essay on India (115-E1b), 5c Deep Yellow Brown, Washington, Large Lettering, Large Die Essay on India (115-E1b)5c Deep Yellow Brown, Washington, Large Lettering, Large Die Essay on India (115-E1b). Die sunk on 149 x 224mm card with full die sinkage, Very Fine and choice, ex Finkelburg

600
800
Back to Top
United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
U.S. Essays, Proofs and Specimens
2006-04-20
The Lake Shore Collection of U.S. Essays and Proofs (Part 3)
E
Sale Number 909, Lot Number 1163, 1869 Pictorial Issue5c Black, Washington, Large Lettering, Large Die Essay on India (115-E1b), 5c Black, Washington, Large Lettering, Large Die Essay on India (115-E1b)5c Black, Washington, Large Lettering, Large Die Essay on India (115-E1b). Die sunk on 117 x 152mm card with full die sinkage, intense shade and impression, fresh and Very Fine

600
400
Back to Top
United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
U.S. Essays, Proofs and Specimens
2005-12-12
United States Stamps
E
Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1036, Essays and Proofs5c Washington, Large Lettering, Large Die Essay on India (115-E1b), 5c Washington, Large Lettering, Large Die Essay on India (115-E1b)5c Washington, Large Lettering, Large Die Essay on India (115-E1b). Four, incl. Orange, Dusky Blue, Orange Brown and Carmine, two on card with full die sinkage, one with full die sinkage area, last shows almost full die sinkage area, rich colors, Dusky Blue with small scrape, otherwise Fine-Very Fine

2,400
1,200
Back to Top
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 = 115-E1b

23 Selected Lots , Page 1 of 3


Copyright 2019. All rights reserved by Siegel Auction Galleries Inc. Information and images may be used with credit to Siegel Auction Galleries or siegelauctions.com subject to guidelines and restrictions.
Website Terms of Use and Privacy Policy