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Date
Lot#/
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Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
U.S. Essays, Proofs and Specimens
2019-07-23
United States Stamps and Confederate States
E
Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 16, Essays and Proofs2c Black, Francis Patent Essay (73-E), 2c Black, Francis Patent Essay (73-E)2c Black, Francis Patent Essay (73-E). Block of four, original gum, h.r., interpane straight edge at left, horizontal crease affects top stamps, appears Fine, actually nice condition for this which is rarely seen and is often faulty

E. 200-300
130
United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
U.S. Essays, Proofs and Specimens
2018-12-12
The Richard Drews Collection of United States 1861-68 Issues
E
Sale Number 1195, Lot Number 223, Essays for Re-Use Prevention: Experimental Papers and Inks2c Black, Francis Patent Essay (73-E var), 2c Black, Francis Patent Essay (73-E var)2c Black, Francis Patent Essay (73-E var). Horizontal pair with half of another pair below, on imperforate bluish green horizontally laid treated paper, manuscript "X" cancels, Fine-Very Fine, a striking Black Jack essay, the Francis Patent essays, produced in Providence R.I., were few in number compared to other paper and ink essays of the period, they used chemically treated paper which would react with special inks to deface the stamp and prevent reuse, this particular Black Jack essay is the first we have encountered since a pair in our 2005 "Lake Shore" sale, ex Metzger

E. 300-400
300
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
U.S. Essays, Proofs and Specimens
2018-04-23
The Bernard Faust Collection of U.S. 1863-68 Black Jack Issues
E
Sale Number 1181, Lot Number 1009, Essays and Trial Color ProofsUnknown Author, 2c-5c Indian and Liberty Designs, 1861-66 Essays (73-E3, 73-E4, 73-E5), Unknown Author, 2c-5c Indian and Liberty Designs, 1861-66 Essays (73-E3, 73-E4, 73-E5)Unknown Author, 2c-5c Indian and Liberty Designs, 1861-66 Essays (73-E3, 73-E4, 73-E5). Choice group of complete sheets of nine, including two on Yellow Wove in Violet and Blue (73-E3c-73-E5c) and three on Green Laid in Red, Green and Violet (73-E3f-73-E5f), fresh and Very Fine group of these essays, their source remains unknown

2,250
1,600
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
U.S. Essays, Proofs and Specimens
2018-04-23
The Bernard Faust Collection of U.S. 1863-68 Black Jack Issues
E
Sale Number 1181, Lot Number 1042, Specimen Overprints, Experimental Papers2c Black, Francis and Lowenberg Patent Essays (73-E), 2c Black, Francis and Lowenberg Patent Essays (73-E)2c Black, Francis and Lowenberg Patent Essays (73-E). Group of six items, Francis Patent includes block of four imperforate, also perforated block and single with the distinctive brown color after chemical treatment, Lowenberg Patent (73-E73P5) includes horizontal strip of three, single and part imprint and plate no. 29 pair, few flaws associated with these fragile papers, Very Fine and scarce group, one P.F. certificate accompanies

E. 750-1,000
1,000
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
U.S. Essays, Proofs and Specimens
2016-11-09
U.S. and Possessions, featuring The Weinberg Inventory
Ebl
Sale Number 1140, Lot Number 218, Essays and Proofs2c Black, Francis Patent Essay (73-E), 2c Black, Francis Patent Essay (73-E)2c Black, Francis Patent Essay (73-E). Horizontal pair, original gum, lightly hinged, large even margins, intense shade, slight wrinkling from the gum as often encountered with this thin greenish paper, Very Fine, scarcer than the Decalcomania essays, with 1989 P.F. certificate

E. 200-300
250
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
U.S. Essays, Proofs and Specimens
2013-11-19
United States Stamps
E
Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 3212, Essays and Proofs, 1845-693c 1861 Issue, Plate Essays on Wove, Laid (65-E), 3c 1861 Issue, Plate Essays on Wove, Laid (65-E)3c 1861 Issue, Plate Essays on Wove, Laid (65-E). Five imperforate and three perforated, printed in different colors and on colored papers, imperfs incl. four on laid and one on wove, large margins to clear, few small faults, Very Fine and desirable group, unlisted in Scott, also incl. one Postage Currency item and one Fractional Currency item

E. 300-400
300
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
U.S. Essays, Proofs and Specimens
2010-10-26
United States Stamps
Ebl
Sale Number 997, Lot Number 5011, Essays and Proofs - 1847 thru 1861 Issues2c Black, Francis Patent Essay (73-E), 2c Black, Francis Patent Essay (73-E)2c Black, Francis Patent Essay (73-E). Block of four, original gum, lightly hinged, large margins to clear, intense shade, Very Fine

E. 400-500
250
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
U.S. Essays, Proofs and Specimens
2009-09-29
United States Stamps
Ebl
Sale Number 976, Lot Number 1012, Essays, Proofs and Specimens2c Black, Francis Patent Essay (73-E), 2c Black, Francis Patent Essay (73-E)2c Black, Francis Patent Essay (73-E). Block of four, original gum, lightly hinged, large margins to clear, intense shade, Very Fine

E. 300-400
475
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
U.S. Essays, Proofs and Specimens
2009-09-29
United States Stamps
Ebl
Sale Number 976, Lot Number 1013, Essays, Proofs and Specimens2c Black, Francis Patent Essay (73-E), 2c Black, Francis Patent Essay (73-E)2c Black, Francis Patent Essay (73-E). Block of four, original gum, lightly hinged, large margins to clear, vertical crease at right, Very Fine appearance

E. 200-300
275
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
U.S. Essays, Proofs and Specimens
2008-10-28
The Perry Hansen Collection of U.S. Stamps and Covers
E
Sale Number 963, Lot Number 474, 1861-66 Issue Essays and Proofs2c Black, Francis Patent Plate Essay (73-E), 2c Black, Francis Patent Plate Essay (73-E)2c Black, Francis Patent Plate Essay (73-E). Horizontal pair, original gum, large margins, slight greenish tint to the paper as to be expected (and desired), Extremely Fine pair of this desirable essay, with 1989 P.F. certificate

E. 150-200
150
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