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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 2020/01/01, Catalogue = 1P1b-2P1b
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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 2039, 1847 Issue: Die Proofs5c Red Brown, 10c Black, Large Die Proofs on Pink Bond (1P1b-2P1b), 5c Red Brown, 10c Black, Large Die Proofs on Pink Bond (1P1b-2P1b)5c Red Brown, 10c Black, Large Die Proofs on Pink Bond (1P1b-2P1b). 41 x 48mm and 37 x 46mm, intense colors complemented by the paper color, showing cross-hatching, Very Fine

2,500
1,400
United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
U.S. Essays, Proofs and Specimens
2015-11-17
United States Essays and Proofs
P
Sale Number 1113, Lot Number 2040, 1847 Issue: Die Proofs5c Red Brown, 10c Black, Large Die Proofs on Pink Bond (1P1b-2P1b), 5c Red Brown, 10c Black, Large Die Proofs on Pink Bond (1P1b-2P1b)5c Red Brown, 10c Black, Large Die Proofs on Pink Bond (1P1b-2P1b). 38 x 46mm and 33 x 47mm, 10c paper with a slight lavender hue (which is listed in Brazer 1847 catalogue), deep rich colors complemented by the paper color, showing cross-hatching, Very Fine

2,500
1,000
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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
P
Sale Number 1113, Lot Number 2041, 1847 Issue: Die Proofs5c Red Brown, 10c Black, Large Die Proofs on Yellow Bond (1P1b-2P1b), 5c Red Brown, 10c Black, Large Die Proofs on Yellow Bond (1P1b-2P1b)5c Red Brown, 10c Black, Large Die Proofs on Yellow Bond (1P1b-2P1b). 37 x 43mm and 40 x 48mm, intense colors on deep hue paper, the 5c on more of a wove paper than bond but a much deeper yellow than a "yellowish" wove (which is listed as 1P1e) -- in fact deeper than the 10c in this lot, showing cross-hatching, Very Fine and beautiful pair, Scott Retail as 1P1b-2P1b

2,500
1,600
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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
P
Sale Number 1113, Lot Number 2042, 1847 Issue: Die Proofs5c Red Brown, 10c Black, Large Die Proofs on Pink and Yellow Bond (1P1b-2P1b), 5c Red Brown, 10c Black, Large Die Proofs on Pink and Yellow Bond (1P1b-2P1b)5c Red Brown, 10c Black, Large Die Proofs on Pink and Yellow Bond (1P1b-2P1b). Sets on both papers, sizes from 36 x 46mm to 30 x 33mm, beautiful proof and paper colors, 10c on pink showing clear large stylized watermark (not the same as the Crane & Co. watermark in lot 2020), showing cross-hatching, Very Fine sets, 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, portions of these pages were watermarked

5,000
2,100
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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
P
Sale Number 1113, Lot Number 2043, 1847 Issue: Die Proofs5c Red Brown, 10c Black, Large Die Proofs on Pink and Salmon Bond (1P1b-2P1b), 5c Red Brown, 10c Black, Large Die Proofs on Pink and Salmon Bond (1P1b-2P1b)5c Red Brown, 10c Black, Large Die Proofs on Pink and Salmon Bond (1P1b-2P1b). 37 x 44mm and 35 x 42mm, 10c on the salmon colored paper, intense colors, showing cross-hatching, Very Fine, Power Search does not list another example on salmon colored paper

2,500
1,100
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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
P
Sale Number 1113, Lot Number 2044, 1847 Issue: Die Proofs5c Red Brown, 10c Black, Large Die Proofs on Greenish Blue Bond (1P1b-2P1b), 5c Red Brown, 10c Black, Large Die Proofs on Greenish Blue Bond (1P1b-2P1b)5c Red Brown, 10c Black, Large Die Proofs on Greenish Blue Bond (1P1b-2P1b). 39 x 47mm and 36 x 46mm, rich colors on intensely colored paper, 5c with bold "ASS" watermark ("CRANE & CO. DALTON MASS"), showing cross-hatching, Very Fine, scarce paper color from a Crane & Co. paper sample book, used by American Bank Note Co. around 1895 to print 1847 Issue proofs

2,500
1,500
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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
P
Sale Number 1113, Lot Number 2045, 1847 Issue: Die Proofs5c Red Brown, 10c Black, Large Die Proofs on Blue Bond (1P1b-2P1b), 5c Red Brown, 10c Black, Large Die Proofs on Blue Bond (1P1b-2P1b)5c Red Brown, 10c Black, Large Die Proofs on Blue Bond (1P1b-2P1b). 35 x 44mm and 33 x 39mm, rich colors on deep blue paper -- which is more of a wove paper than bond -- but these colors are far more intense than a "bluish" wove (which is listed as 1P1f-2P1f) so counted as 1P1b-2P1b on colored bond, Very Fine pair

2,500
1,400
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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 1003, 1847 Issue Large Die Proofs5c Red Brown, 10c Black, Large Die Proofs on Pale Pink Bond (1P1b-2P1b), 5c Red Brown, 10c Black, Large Die Proofs on Pale Pink Bond (1P1b-2P1b)5c Red Brown, 10c Black, Large Die Proofs on Pale Pink Bond (1P1b-2P1b). Both show cross-hatching, the 5c 43 x 47mm, the 10c 37 x 50mm, Very Fine

2,000
1,500
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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
P
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1004, 1847 Issue Large Die Proofs5c Red Brown, 10c Black, Large Die Proofs on Pink Bond (1P1b-2P1b), 5c Red Brown, 10c Black, Large Die Proofs on Pink Bond (1P1b-2P1b)5c Red Brown, 10c Black, Large Die Proofs on Pink Bond (1P1b-2P1b). Showing cross-hatching, both approx. 40 x 47mm, fresh shades on deeply hued paper, 10c small thin spot at extreme top left edge, otherwise Very Fine

2,000
1,350
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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
P
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1005, 1847 Issue Large Die Proofs5c Red Brown, 10c Black, Large Die Proofs on Yellow Bond (1P1b-2P1b), 5c Red Brown, 10c Black, Large Die Proofs on Yellow Bond (1P1b-2P1b)5c Red Brown, 10c Black, Large Die Proofs on Yellow Bond (1P1b-2P1b). Both showing cross-hatching, the 5c 36 x 42mm, the 10c 42 x 50mm, fresh and bright, Very Fine and choice

2,000
1,600
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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 2020/01/01, Catalogue = 1P1b-2P1b

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