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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 = 1P1-2P1, Symbol IN ("P")
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Date
Lot#/
Grade
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Photo/Description
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
U.S. Essays, Proofs and Specimens
2020-10-27
The William H. Gross Collection: United States 1847 First Issue
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Sale Number 1228, Lot Number 1, Die Proofs, An extremely rare set of full-size 1847 Issue die proofs with cross-hatching

5¢ Red Brown, 10¢ Black, Large Die Proofs on India (1P1, 2P1), both die sunk on 150 x 225mm cards, showing full die sinkage and the complete cross-hatching, the cards lightly toned, Very Fine, one of only two sets of full-size die proofs of the 1847 Issue we have encountered--the 1847 die proofs with the cross-hatching are known in the issued colors as well as in several trial colors (on India paper, bond, wove and glazed card); nearly all such examples are cut down to at least the border of the cross-hatching, if not even further; this is one of only two sets we have encountered that is die sunk on full-size cards--the other was offered in our sale of the Falk Finkelburg collection in 1999--Scott value as normal cut-down proofs is $1,600.00

E. 2,000-3,000
3,500
United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
U.S. Essays, Proofs and Specimens
2020-10-27
The William H. Gross Collection: United States 1847 First Issue
P
Sale Number 1228, Lot Number 2, Die Proofs, 5¢ Red Brown, 10¢ Black, Large Die Proofs on India (1P1, 2P1), 5¢ 41 x 50mm, 10¢ 36 x 49mm, both with full cross-hatching, intense shades, fresh and Very Fine set of die proofs, Scott value $1,600.00

E. 750-1,000
1,300
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
U.S. Essays, Proofs and Specimens
2020-10-27
The William H. Gross Collection: United States 1847 First Issue
P
Sale Number 1228, Lot Number 3, Die Proofs, 5¢ Red Brown, 10¢ Black, Large Die Proofs on Glazed Salmon Paper (1P1i, 2P1i), 5¢ 39 x 50mm, 10¢ 35 x 43mm, both with cross-hatching, intense shades, the 10¢ with printing on reverse identifying the paper as "(Crane's) Glazed Sa(lmon)...Thickne(ss)...", Very Fine and rare, a choice matched pair on this striking and unusual colored paper, Power Search located only one other example on Salmon paper (a 10¢), according to Brazer the American Bank Note Co. used paper from sample books of Crane & Co. and L. L. Brown Co. around 1895 to print 1847 Issue proofs, Scott value $2,000.00

E. 1,500-2,000
1,600
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
U.S. Essays, Proofs and Specimens
2019-03-14
United States Stamps
P
Sale Number 1197, Lot Number 1504, 1847 Issue Proofs5c Red Brown, 10c Black, Hybrid Large Die Proofs on India (1P1, 2P1), 5c Red Brown, 10c Black, Hybrid Large Die Proofs on India (1P1, 2P1)5c Red Brown, 10c Black, Hybrid Large Die Proofs on India (1P1, 2P1). Stamp size, mounted on India and die sunk on approximately 114 x 152mm cards, fresh and Very Fine

1,600
750
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
U.S. Essays, Proofs and Specimens
2016-03-17
Outstanding United States Stamps
P
Sale Number 1120, Lot Number 1002, Essays and Proofs5c Red Brown, 10c Black, Hybrid Large Die Proofs on India (1P1, 2P1), 5c Red Brown, 10c Black, Hybrid Large Die Proofs on India (1P1, 2P1)5c Red Brown, 10c Black, Hybrid Large Die Proofs on India (1P1, 2P1). Mounted on India and die sunk on cards measuring 146 x 216mm, 10c with trivial light toned spot at far top right of card, Very Fine

1,600
600
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
U.S. Essays, Proofs and Specimens
2014-10-21
The William Fekete Collection
P
Sale Number 1082, Lot Number 6, Essays and Proofs: Postmasters Provisionals thru 1847 Issue5c Red Brown, 10c Black, Large Die Proofs on Bond, India (1P1, 2P1), 5c Red Brown, 10c Black, Large Die Proofs on Bond, India (1P1, 2P1)5c Red Brown, 10c Black, Large Die Proofs on Bond, India (1P1, 2P1). 5c 32 x 33mm on Bond, 10c 31 x 39mm on India, both showing good portion of cross-hatching, fresh and Very Fine pair of die proofs for the 1847 Issue

1,600
750
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
U.S. Essays, Proofs and Specimens
2014-03-24
United States Stamps
P
Sale Number 1067, Lot Number 785, Essays and Proofs, Specimen Ovpts.5c Red Brown, 10c Black, Large Die Proofs on India (1P1, 2P1), 5c Red Brown, 10c Black, Large Die Proofs on India (1P1, 2P1)5c Red Brown, 10c Black, Large Die Proofs on India (1P1, 2P1). Off card and reduced to stamp size (narrow margins all around as usual), slight India paper translucencies, Fine appearance, also incl. 10c Black on India with red diagonal "Specimen" Ovpt. (large tear and rebacked, not counted), the 5c is clearly a Brown shade and not Red Brown as listed

E. 500-750
275
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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 1001, 1847 Issue Large Die Proofs5c Red Brown, 10c Black, Large Die Proofs on India (1P1, 2P1), 5c Red Brown, 10c Black, Large Die Proofs on India (1P1, 2P1)5c Red Brown, 10c Black, Large Die Proofs on India (1P1, 2P1). Both die sunk on 150 x 204mm. card, showing full die sinkage, each with cross-hatching, 5c card slight overall toning and light water stain at top left, otherwise Very Fine

1,600
2,700
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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 = 1P1-2P1, Symbol IN ("P")

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