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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
E
Sale Number 1113, Lot Number 2132, 1861-66 Issue: Toppan, Carpenter & Co.Toppan, Carpenter & Co., 12c Black, Die Essay on India (69-E4a var), Toppan, Carpenter & Co., 12c Black, Die Essay on India (69-E4a var)Toppan, Carpenter & Co., 12c Black, Die Essay on India (69-E4a var). Two, in both the Scott-listed shades, Black and Gray Black, first die sunk on 82 x 82mm heavy stock card, second on 56 x 70mm card, nice contrast in shades, Very Fine, also including two No. 69-E4b, cut to shape, one with slight wrinkle, still Very Fine

2,600
1,200
United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
U.S. Essays, Proofs and Specimens
2007-02-27
United States Stamps
E
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1080, Essays, Proofs and Specimens: 1861-68 IssuesToppan, Carpenter & Co., 12c Black, Large Die Essay on India (69-E4a), Toppan, Carpenter & Co., 12c Black, Large Die Essay on India (69-E4a)Toppan, Carpenter & Co., 12c Black, Large Die Essay on India (69-E4a). Mounted on 80 x 80mm card with full die sinkage area, thick card (this essay is known on cards of varying thicknesses), intense shade and impression, Very Fine and choice example of this 1861 Printing, ex Finkelburg

750
0
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
U.S. Essays, Proofs and Specimens
2006-10-23
United States Stamps
E
Sale Number 923, Lot Number 2178, 1861-66 Issue12c Gray Black, Die Essay on India (69-E4a), 12c Gray Black, Die Essay on India (69-E4a)12c Gray Black, Die Essay on India (69-E4a). Die sunk on 78 x 87mm card with die sinkage on three sides, few light toned spots on card, otherwise Very Fine, Scott Catalogue lists this as card mounted

750
450
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
U.S. Essays, Proofs and Specimens
2006-10-23
United States Stamps
E
Sale Number 923, Lot Number 2179, 1861-66 Issue12c Gray Black, Die Essay on India (69-E4a), 12c Gray Black, Die Essay on India (69-E4a)12c Gray Black, Die Essay on India (69-E4a). Die sunk on 81 x 101 mm card, minor card edge toning at left, tiny scuff on essay in right margin, otherwise Very Fine

750
275
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
U.S. Essays, Proofs and Specimens
2006-04-20
The Lake Shore Collection of U.S. Essays and Proofs (Part 3)
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Sale Number 909, Lot Number 1075, 1861-66 Issue (Toppan, Carpenter & Co.)Toppan, Carpenter & Co., 12c Gray Black, Die Essay on India (69-E4a), Toppan, Carpenter & Co., 12c Gray Black, Die Essay on India (69-E4a)Toppan, Carpenter & Co., 12c Gray Black, Die Essay on India (69-E4a). On 59 x 74mm card, bright shade, fresh and Very Fine

750
350
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
U.S. Essays, Proofs and Specimens
2005-09-27
The Lake Shore Collection of U.S. Essays and Proofs (Part 2)
E
Sale Number 900, Lot Number 222, 1861-66 Issue (Toppan, Carpenter & Co.)12c Gray Black, Die Essay on India (69-E4a), 12c Gray Black, Die Essay on India (69-E4a)12c Gray Black, Die Essay on India (69-E4a). Die sunk on 60 x 76mm card with full die sinkage at top and bottom, crisp impression, fresh and Very Fine example of this scarce essay

750
525
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United States
U.S. Stamps
Back-of-Book
U.S. Essays, Proofs and Specimens
2005-09-27
The "J & J" Collection of 12c 1851-57 Issues
E
Sale Number 899, Lot Number 16, Essays and Proofs12c Black, Die Essay on India (69-E4a), 12c Black, Die Essay on India (69-E4a)12c Black, Die Essay on India (69-E4a). On 61 x 78mm card with die sinkage area at top and bottom, intense impression and dark shade, card with some toned spots, otherwise Very Fine, Scott Catalogue notes that this essay is card mounted, the clear die sinkage area leads us to believe that this is die sunk on card

750
1,050
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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 97, 1861 Issue 12c Black, Die Essay on India (69-E4a), 12c Black, Die Essay on India (69-E4a)12c Black, Die Essay on India (69-E4a). Die sunk on 61 x 78mm thin card, detailed impression, Very Fine and choice

750
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 98, 1861 Issue 12c Black, Die Essay on India (69-E4a), 12c Black, Die Essay on India (69-E4a)12c Black, Die Essay on India (69-E4a). 50 x 43mm, removed from original card, small thins and creases, otherwise Very Fine, scarce

750
300
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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 99, 1861 Issue 12c Black, Die Essay on India (69-E4a), 12c Black, Die Essay on India (69-E4a)12c Black, Die Essay on India (69-E4a). 55 x 57mm, mounted on non-contemporary card, few faults, otherwise Very Fine

750
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