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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
U.S. Essays, Proofs and Specimens
2019-03-14
United States Stamps
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Sale Number 1197, Lot Number 1743, 12c "Adriatic" 1869 Pictorial Issue, Essays & Proofs (Scott 117-E, 117P)12c Green, Plate Proof on India (117P3), 12c Green, Plate Proof on India (117P3)12c Green, Plate Proof on India (117P3). Bottom imprint and plate no. 17 block of ten, brilliant color, single tiny pin prick indent near bottom but free of the usual thins and other flaws typically encountered with India paper

EXTREMELY FINE. A CHOICE AND RARE PLATE BLOCK OF THE 12-CENT 1869 PICTORIAL ON INDIA PAPER.

A Power Search review found only two others offered in our sales (outside of a set) since 2006 -- both from the Dr. Heimburger collection in 2013. His bottom plate block, with significant faults, realized $3,000 hammer

2,250
2,000
United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
U.S. Essays, Proofs and Specimens
2019-03-14
United States Stamps
Pbl
Sale Number 1197, Lot Number 1744, 12c "Adriatic" 1869 Pictorial Issue, Essays & Proofs (Scott 117-E, 117P)12c Green, Plate Proof on India (117P3), 12c Green, Plate Proof on India (117P3)12c Green, Plate Proof on India (117P3). Four position blocks of four, including bottom left margin on original card backing, top right margin and two right margin with part arrow, fresh and Extremely Fine, the bottom left was cut recently from the Lilly sheet remainders and is particularly choice, one P.S.E. certificate accompanies, Scott Retail as four normal blocks of four

760
650
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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 388, Plate Proofs on India and Card incl. Invert Blocks12c Green, Plate Proof on India (117P3), 12c Green, Plate Proof on India (117P3)12c Green, Plate Proof on India (117P3). Top imprint and plate no. 17 block of ten, rich color, Very Fine, a choice proof multiple

2,250
2,900
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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 389, Plate Proofs on India and Card incl. Invert Blocks12c Green, Plate Proof on India (117P3), 12c Green, Plate Proof on India (117P3)12c Green, Plate Proof on India (117P3). Bottom imprint and plate no. 17 block of 12 with part arrow at left, large margins other sides, rich color, small flaws as often found with this fragile paper incl. three small holes, Very Fine appearance, Scott Retail as plate block of ten and two singles

2,340
3,000
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
U.S. Essays, Proofs and Specimens
2010-10-26
United States Stamps
Pbl
Sale Number 997, Lot Number 5017, Essays and Proofs - 1969 Pictorial Issue12c Green, Plate Proof on India (117P3), 12c Green, Plate Proof on India (117P3)12c Green, Plate Proof on India (117P3). Block of four with part side arrow at right, large margins, Extremely Fine, with 2002 P.S.E. certificate

190
190
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
U.S. Essays, Proofs and Specimens
2005-12-12
United States Stamps
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1049, Essays and Proofs12c Green, Plate Proof on India (117P3), 12c Green, Plate Proof on India (117P3)12c Green, Plate Proof on India (117P3). Block of four, huge margins, rich color, Extremely Fine

190
240
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
U.S. Essays, Proofs and Specimens
2005-06-03
2005 Rarities of the World
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Sale Number 895, Lot Number 189, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Essays and Proofs)12c Green, Plate Proof on India (117P3), 12c Green, Plate Proof on India (117P3)12c Green, Plate Proof on India (117P3). Top imprint and plate no. block of twelve, large margins to full, brilliant color, small translucency at bottom left, appears Very Fine, scarce plate block, undercatalogued in Scott

965
2,100
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
U.S. Essays, Proofs and Specimens
2003-10-08
United States Stamps
Pbl
Sale Number 865, Lot Number 102, Essays and Proofs12c Green, Plate Proof on India (117P3), 12c Green, Plate Proof on India (117P3)12c Green, Plate Proof on India (117P3). Bottom margin imprint and plate no. block of ten, large margins, rich color, Extremely Fine

875
850
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
U.S. Essays, Proofs and Specimens
1999-12-13
A European's Large Gold Collection of The 1869 Pictorial Issue
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Sale Number 819, Lot Number 2064, Proofs (Plate, including Atlantas)12c Green, Plate Proof on India (117P3), 12c Green, Plate Proof on India (117P3)12c Green, Plate Proof on India (117P3). Top margin block of ten with part imprint, plate no. and part arrow, on card, large margins all around, incredibly deep color, Extremely Fine and choice, ex Eagle

470
400
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
U.S. Essays, Proofs and Specimens
1999-09-29
The Falk Finkelburg Collection of U.S. Essays & Proofs
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Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1563, 1869 Pictorial Issue Plate Proofs (Groups to 12c)12c Green, Plate Proof on India (117P3), 12c Green, Plate Proof on India (117P3)12c Green, Plate Proof on India (117P3). Five blocks of four and bottom margin imprint and plate no. strip of seven mounted on exhibition page, each different shade and identified by Finkelburg, incl. one labelled as on Bond paper, large margins, fresh colors, few small faults to be expected, all appear Very Fine, interesting group

1,265
475
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