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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 2045, Essays, Proofs and Specimens: Bank Notes thru 1902 Issue1c-90c 1870-71 National Bank Note Co., Plate Proofs on India (145P3-155P3), 1c-90c 1870-71 National Bank Note Co., Plate Proofs on India (145P3-155P3)1c-90c 1870-71 National Bank Note Co., Plate Proofs on India (145P3-155P3). Complete set of blocks of four, large even margins all around, brilliant colors, free of the India paper flaws commonly seen, Very Fine-Extremely Fine and desirable set

1,225
800
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 518, Essays, Proofs and Specimens1c-90c 1870-71 National Bank Note Co., Plate Proofs on India (145P3-155P3), 1c-90c 1870-71 National Bank Note Co., Plate Proofs on India (145P3-155P3)1c-90c 1870-71 National Bank Note Co., Plate Proofs on India (145P3-155P3). Complete set of blocks of four, each with left sheet margin, all are mounted on card and so free from the faults that can plague this fragile paper, Very Fine-Extremely Fine and desirable set, also including set of bottom sheet margin singles also mounted on card

1,671
900
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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 4200, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues Proof Sets1c-90c National Bank Note Co., Plate Proofs on India (145P3-155P3, 166P3), 1c-90c National Bank Note Co., Plate Proofs on India (145P3-155P3, 166P3)1c-90c National Bank Note Co., Plate Proofs on India (145P3-155P3, 166P3). Complete set of top imprint and plate no. blocks of 20 from the National Bank Note Co. issue, plus the 90c Continental issue, comprising the top two rows of the left pane of the sheet with sheet margin at left, affixed to their original cards, absolutely brilliant colors throughout, 6c couple minor wrinkles

EXTREMELY FINE. A SPECTACULAR SET OF MATCHED TOP PLATE BLOCKS OF 20 OF THE NATIONAL BANK NOTE COMPANY ISSUE INDIA PROOFS FROM THE LILLY SHEETS.

The Siegel firm auctioned the Lilly India and card proof sheets in September 1967. The left panes of the India sheets were broken up, and this set of top plate blocks originates from those panes. The right panes remain intact in a private collection.

Scott Retail as plate blocks of 12 and blocks of four does not adequately convey the rarity of this set

17,100
0
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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 2330, 12c-90c 1870-73 Bank Note Issue: National Bank Note Co.1c-90c 1870-71 National Bank Note Co., Plate Proofs on India or Card (145P3-155P3), 1c-90c 1870-71 National Bank Note Co., Plate Proofs on India or Card (145P3-155P3)1c-90c 1870-71 National Bank Note Co., Plate Proofs on India or Card (145P3-155P3). Complete set of blocks of four, large margins, rich colors, few tiny flaws as often associated with this fragile paper, Very Fine and scarce set

1,360
650
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
U.S. Essays, Proofs and Specimens
2013-10-09
United States Essays and Proofs
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Sale Number 1053, Lot Number 168, 1869 Pictorial Issue thru Bank Note Issues1c-90c National Bank Note Co., Plate Proofs on India or Card (145P3-155P3), 1c-90c National Bank Note Co., Plate Proofs on India or Card (145P3-155P3)1c-90c National Bank Note Co., Plate Proofs on India or Card (145P3-155P3). Complete set, mostly on India, 1c, 3c and 30c on card, large margins, rich colors, Very Fine

E. 200-300
325
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
U.S. Essays, Proofs and Specimens
2012-06-26
2012 Rarities of the World
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Sale Number 1025, Lot Number 169, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues, including Scott 2041c-90c National Bank Note Co., Plate Proofs on India (145P3-155P3, 166P3), 1c-90c National Bank Note Co., Plate Proofs on India (145P3-155P3, 166P3)1c-90c National Bank Note Co., Plate Proofs on India (145P3-155P3, 166P3). Complete set of top imprint and plate no. blocks of 20 from the National Bank Note Co. issue, plus the 90c Continental issue, comprising the top two rows of the left pane of the sheet with sheet margin at left, affixed to their original cards, absolutely brilliant colors throughout, 6c couple minor wrinkles

EXTREMELY FINE. A SPECTACULAR SET OF MATCHED TOP PLATE BLOCKS OF 20 OF THE NATIONAL BANK NOTE COMPANY ISSUE INDIA PROOFS FROM THE LILLY SHEETS.

The Siegel firm auctioned the Lilly India and card proof sheets in September 1967. The left panes of the India sheets were broken up, and this set of top plate blocks originates from those panes. The right panes remain intact in a private collection.

Scott Retail as plate blocks of 12 and blocks of four does not adequately convey the rarity of this set

17,230
20,000
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
U.S. Essays, Proofs and Specimens
2011-03-08
United States Stamps
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Sale Number 1007, Lot Number 2049, Essays and Proofs - 1861 Issue thru Banknotes1c-90c National Bank Note Co., Plate Proofs on India (145P3/155P3), 1c-90c National Bank Note Co., Plate Proofs on India (145P3/155P3)1c-90c National Bank Note Co., Plate Proofs on India (145P3/155P3). Imprint and plate no. blocks of 12 or 14, all tops except for 2c which is a bottom, missing only the 15c value for the complete set, mostly large margins with a couple values slightly trimmed tops, rich colors, typical defects that normally affect this fragile paper, Very Fine appearance, a scarce set of plate blocks

12,650
3,500
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
U.S. Essays, Proofs and Specimens
2010-10-26
United States Stamps
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Sale Number 997, Lot Number 5025, Essays and Proofs - Bank Note Issues1c-90c National Bank Note Co., Plate Proofs on India (145P3-155P3), 1c-90c National Bank Note Co., Plate Proofs on India (145P3-155P3)1c-90c National Bank Note Co., Plate Proofs on India (145P3-155P3). Blocks of four, mounted on original cards and thus free from the defects that can plague this fragile paper, large margins, deep rich colors, Very Fine and choice, a desirable set

1,360
850
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
U.S. Essays, Proofs and Specimens
2010-10-26
United States Stamps
P
Sale Number 997, Lot Number 5026, Essays and Proofs - Bank Note Issues1c-90c National Bank Note Co., Plate Proofs on India (145P3-155P3), 1c-90c National Bank Note Co., Plate Proofs on India (145P3-155P3)1c-90c National Bank Note Co., Plate Proofs on India (145P3-155P3). Large margins, rich colors, few minor imperfections as usually associated with this fragile paper, Very Fine appearance

311
375
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
U.S. Essays, Proofs and Specimens
2010-04-06
United States Stamps
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Sale Number 984, Lot Number 472, 1870-71 National Bank Note Co. Ungrilled Issue (Scott 145-155)1c-90c 1870 National Bank Note Issue, Plate Proofs on India (145P3-155P3), 1c-90c 1870 National Bank Note Issue, Plate Proofs on India (145P3-155P3)1c-90c 1870 National Bank Note Issue, Plate Proofs on India (145P3-155P3). Blocks of four, mounted on card and so free from the usual defects that can plague this fragile paper, brilliant colors throughout, perfectly balanced margins, Extremely Fine, a very choice and desirable set

1,360
1,300
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18 Selected Lots , Page 1 of 2


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