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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 2023/01/01, Catalogue = 129P3, Symbol IN ("PBL")
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
U.S. Essays, Proofs and Specimens
2017-10-24
United States Stamps
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Sale Number 1166, Lot Number 516, Essays, Proofs and Specimens15c Brown & Blue, Ty. III, Plate Proof on India (129P3), 15c Brown & Blue, Ty. III, Plate Proof on India (129P3)15c Brown & Blue, Ty. III, Plate Proof on India (129P3). Block of four, large margins, vignettes shifted strongly to top left, this must have offended someone because an unknown person has colored in the resulting white space with blue ink or crayon approximating the color of the vignette, small thin spot at top, Very Fine appearance and a very unusual item

1,600
225
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 4166, 1869 Issue, Proofs by Individual Denomination15c Brown & Blue, Ty. III, Plate Proof on India (129P3), 15c Brown & Blue, Ty. III, Plate Proof on India (129P3)15c Brown & Blue, Ty. III, Plate Proof on India (129P3). Block of four, huge margins all around, vignette shifted strongly to the right, bright colors, Very Fine and choice, a remarkable plate proof multiple with a strongly shifted vignette, we were under the impression that greater care was taken when pulling proofs, apparently this was not always the case, ex Price

1,600
0
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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 4167, 1869 Issue, Proofs by Individual Denomination15c Brown & Blue, Ty. III, Plate Proof on India (129P3), 15c Brown & Blue, Ty. III, Plate Proof on India (129P3)15c Brown & Blue, Ty. III, Plate Proof on India (129P3). Bottom left corner margin imprint and plate no. 23 block of ten, privately perforated, rich colors, vignette starts out shifted to left on left stamps and is in perfect position by the right stamps, missing small piece of corner selvage, pulled perf at top, few small flaws as often associated with this fragile paper, still Very Fine and very desirable, a plate block is not known for the issued stamp, Scott Retail as plate block of eight and two singles

3,700
2,300
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
U.S. Essays, Proofs and Specimens
2016-03-15
The Don David Price Iconic Collection of U.S. Bicolored Issues
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Sale Number 1118, Lot Number 10, Post Office Announcement, 15c 1869 Pictorial Essays and Proofs15c Brown & Blue, Ty. III, Plate Proof on India (129P3), 15c Brown & Blue, Ty. III, Plate Proof on India (129P3)15c Brown & Blue, Ty. III, Plate Proof on India (129P3). Block of four, huge margins all around, vignette shifted strongly to the right, bright colors

VERY FINE. A REMARKABLE 15-CENT TYPE III PLATE PROOF MULTIPLE WITH A STRONGLY SHIFTED VIGNETTE.

From our 2005 Rarities sale.

1,600
1,000
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
U.S. Essays, Proofs and Specimens
2016-03-15
The Don David Price Iconic Collection of U.S. Bicolored Issues
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Sale Number 1118, Lot Number 11, Post Office Announcement, 15c 1869 Pictorial Essays and Proofs15c Brown & Blue, Ty. III, Plate Proof on India (129P3), 15c Brown & Blue, Ty. III, Plate Proof on India (129P3)15c Brown & Blue, Ty. III, Plate Proof on India (129P3). Block of 20, vignettes shifted significantly to the right, large margins, faulty at top left affecting two stamps significantly and two others slightly, otherwise Fine-Very Fine, a scarce large multiple, Scott Retail as four blocks of four and four singles

7,800
2,100
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
U.S. Essays, Proofs and Specimens
2013-05-22
United States Essays, Proofs and Stamps
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Sale Number 1044, Lot Number 58, Essays and Proofs (1869 Issue thru 20th Century)15c Brown & Blue, Ty. III, Plate Proof on India (129P3), 15c Brown & Blue, Ty. III, Plate Proof on India (129P3)15c Brown & Blue, Ty. III, Plate Proof on India (129P3). Block of four, large margins incl. part imprint at bottom, deep rich colors and perfect impressions, tiny pinhole in right margin is natural for India paper and could be trimmed off, Extremely Fine, a desirable and rare part imprint block, Scott Retail for normal block of four

1,600
1,600
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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 193, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Essays and Proofs)15c Brown & Blue, Ty. III, Plate Proof on India (129P3), 15c Brown & Blue, Ty. III, Plate Proof on India (129P3)15c Brown & Blue, Ty. III, Plate Proof on India (129P3). Top imprint and plate no. block of eight, large margins all around, vignette shifted strongly to the right, bright colors, small tear in margin only at top left

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. A SCARCE IMPRINT AND PLATE NUMBER BLOCK OF EIGHT OF THE 15-CENT 1869 PICTORIAL ISSUE. VERY FEW ARE KNOWN.

A search of our computerized records has failed to yield another example of this plate block.

3,000
7,500
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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 194, 1869 Pictorial Issue (Essays and Proofs)15c Brown & Blue, Ty. III, Plate Proof on India (129P3), 15c Brown & Blue, Ty. III, Plate Proof on India (129P3)15c Brown & Blue, Ty. III, Plate Proof on India (129P3). Block of four, huge margins all around, vignette shifted strongly to the right, bright colors, Very Fine and choice, a dramatic block of this plate proof

1,200
3,250
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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 1566, 1869 Pictorial Issue Plate Proofs (15c to 24c)15c Brown & Blue, Ty. III, Plate Proof on India (129P3), 15c Brown & Blue, Ty. III, Plate Proof on India (129P3)15c Brown & Blue, Ty. III, Plate Proof on India (129P3). Block of four, huge margins showing part of adjacent stamps at right and part of imprint at bottom, bright colors, Very Fine and choice block

1,200
675
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