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Sale 1158 — The Vaquero Collection of U.S. Essays and Proofs

Sale Date — Friday, 12 May, 2017

Category — 1869 Issue, Proofs by Individual Denomination

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
4168°
Pbl
Sale Number 1158, Lot Number 4168, 1869 Issue, Proofs by Individual Denomination24c Green & Reddish Lilac, Trial Color Plate Proof on India (120TC3a), 24c Green & Reddish Lilac, Trial Color Plate Proof on India (120TC3a)24c Green & Reddish Lilac, Trial Color Plate Proof on India (120TC3a). Top imprint and plate no. 20 block of ten with green frame plate no., large margins all around, bottom stamps light horizontal crease at bottom, small flaw at upper right

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. AN EXTREMELY RARE AND DESIRABLE IMPRINT AND PLATE NUMBER BLOCK OF TEN OF THE 24-CENT 1869 PICTORIAL TRIAL COLOR PLATE PROOF ON INDIA.

Especially desirable from the top position. The corresponding bottom position shows the imprint and plate number (24) for the vignette trial color, and was offered in our recent auction of the Don David Price collection. Scott Retail $6,000.00 as a plate block of eight (the two additional singles are unpriced)

E. 3,000-4,000
2,900
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