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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 = 37-E2, Symbol IN ("E")
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General/Issue
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Date
Lot#/
Grade
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
U.S. Essays, Proofs and Specimens
2021-03-30
United States Stamps and Postal History
E
Sale Number 1232, Lot Number 1006, Essays, Proofs and SpecimensToppan, Carpenter, Casilear & Co., (24c) Black, Frame Only, Die Essay on India (37-E2), Toppan, Carpenter, Casilear & Co., (24c) Black, Frame Only, Die Essay on India (37-E2)Toppan, Carpenter, Casilear & Co., (24c) Black, Frame Only, Die Essay on India (37-E2). On 39 x 44mm card, clear impression of the detailed lathework and with die layout lines, design does not have outer frame line, some speckled toning spots

VERY FINE AND CHOICE. THIS ESSAY OF AN EARLY STATE OF THE FRAME USED FOR THE 24-CENT DENOMINATION OF THE 1857 ISSUE IS EXCEEDINGLY RARE.

We have encountered only three other examples of the frame-only progressive die essay for the 24c 1857 Issue -- from our "Lake Shore" and Hulme sales and the unique combination essay with complete design at top (Sale 1113, lot 2103). Joseph E. Ralph of the Bureau of Engraving and Printing is known to have distributed similar die proofs of varying denominations in 1910.

E. 1,500-2,000
1,300
United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
U.S. Essays, Proofs and Specimens
2008-12-02
The W. Wilson Hulme II Collection
E
Sale Number 964, Lot Number 68, 1851-57 Issue Essays and Proofs24c Black, Frame Only, Die Essay on India (37-E2), 24c Black, Frame Only, Die Essay on India (37-E2)24c Black, Frame Only, Die Essay on India (37-E2). On 39 x 45mm card, clear impression of the detailed lathework and with die layout lines, design does not have outer frame line, some toning spots

VERY FINE AND CHOICE. THIS ESSAY OF AN EARLY STATE OF THE FRAME USED FOR THE 24-CENT DENOMINATION OF THE 1857 ISSUE IS EXCEEDINGLY RARE. WE ARE ONLY AWARE OF ONE OTHER.

This essay is unlisted in the Brazer catalogue. The other example of this essay was offered in our Lake Shore sale, and it had pencil notation on back. Unpriced in Scott

E. 2,000-3,000
1,700
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
U.S. Essays, Proofs and Specimens
2005-02-02
The Lake Shore Collection of U.S. Essays and Proofs (Part 1)
E
Sale Number 890, Lot Number 76, 1851 Issue 24c Black, Frame Only, Die Essay on India (37-E2), 24c Black, Frame Only, Die Essay on India (37-E2)24c Black, Frame Only, Die Essay on India (37-E2). 42 x 42mm, clear impression of the detailed lathework and with die layout lines, pencil note on back reads "Original before the lathework was re-touched and outer frame line added"

VERY FINE AND CHOICE. THIS ESSAY OF AN EARLY STATE OF THE FRAME USED FOR THE 24-CENT DENOMINATION OF THE 1857 ISSUE IS LIKELY UNIQUE.

This essay is unlisted in the Brazer catalogue. With 1982 P.F. certificate

E. 2,000-3,000
2,900
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