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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 = 79-E
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Date
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Grade
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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
Ebl
Sale Number 1195, Lot Number 254, Essays for Re-Use Prevention: E GrillsUnknown Author, 3c Rose, E. Grill, Re-Use Prevention Essay (79-E var), Unknown Author, 3c Rose, E. Grill, Re-Use Prevention Essay (79-E var)Unknown Author, 3c Rose, E. Grill, Re-Use Prevention Essay (79-E var). Block of four with bottom part imprint selvage, each stamp and selvage with sewing-machine style horizontal slits and gummed only above the slits, Very Good, the only recorded example of this re-use prevention essay and one of a very few E Grill essays in existence, the Bowlsby patent for stamp reuse prevention (no. 51,782) called for only a portion of a stamp to be gummed, after being affixed to an envelope the ungummed portion was to be removed, thus preventing reuse of either piece once separated, the essay offered here is not directly linked to Bowlsby but very possibly represents an interpretation of his patent tried by NBNCo., similar to the other "unknown author" essays (79-E1 thru 79-E6, see lots 187-194), unlisted in Scott

E. 750-1,000
850
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 255, Essays for Re-Use Prevention: E Grills(Unstated Value) E. Grill Essay, Perforated (79-E var), (Unstated Value) E. Grill Essay, Perforated (79-E var)(Unstated Value) E. Grill Essay, Perforated (79-E var). Horizontal pair with deeply impressed points down grill, 14 points x 16-1/2 points, original gum, signed at bottom "J. Macdonough", Very Fine, the only recorded example of the E Grill essay signed by the manager of National Bank Note Co., very few E Grill essays exist in any form, this signed example is very desirable, ex Thomas Morris Sr.

E. 500-750
475
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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 2181, 1867 Issue: Henry Lowenberg1864-67, Re-Use Prevention Essays (79-E), 1864-67, Re-Use Prevention Essays (79-E)1864-67, Re-Use Prevention Essays (79-E). Four different types of essays, including Lowenberg strip of three of 2c Black Jack on goldbeaters skin (79-E73P5), large group of 23 Lowenberg Decalcomania essays (79-E8, 79-E9), group of five Sturgeon essays including one pair (79-E10), finally two American Bank Note Co. essays in Blue Green and Scarlet (79-E11d), a few typical flaws, Fine-Very Fine group, Scott Retail approximately $2,500.00

E. 750-1,000
850
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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
E
Sale Number 816, Lot Number 1353, 1867-68 Grilled Issues Essays (section a)[No Value] C. Grill Essay, Partially Erased A. Grill, Imperforate (79-E), [No Value] C. Grill Essay, Partially Erased A. Grill, Imperforate (79-E)[No Value] C. Grill Essay, Partially Erased A. Grill, Imperforate (79-E). Block of nine,original gum, h.r. at top, clearly defined grills but showing strong signs of partial erasure between several positions at right, vertical and horizontal creases, small thin spot at top, otherwise Very Fine, very rare, a wonderful showpiece

E. 1,500-2,000
2,100
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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 = 79-E

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