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Sale 821 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday, 28 March, 2000

Category — Essays and Proofs (1847 Issue to 1869 Issues)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
35
P
5c Red Brown, Large Die Proof on White Bond (1P1a). 32 x 41mm, showing cross-hatching, fresh and Very Fine

800
375
36
P
5c Red Brown, Large Die Proof on Bond (1Pa). 33 x 42mm, fresh and Very Fine

800
625
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37
P
5c Red Brown, Die Proof on Thin Card, "Specimen" Ovpt. (1Ph). Stamp size (just in at T., card with few faults, appears Fine

1,000
140
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38
TC
5c Franklin, Dull Blue, Large Die Trial Color Proof on India (1TC1). 43 x 53mm, showing cross-hatching, fresh color, small thin spot, otherwise Very Fine

900
525
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39
TC
5c 1847, Large Die Trial Color Proof on India (1TC1). Three, each stamp size, incl. Blue, Dull Green, last approaches color of issued stamp and is gummed, the first thinned and small tear, second with thin spot, all appear Fine

2,700
575
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40
TC
5c Orange, Large Die Trial Color Proof on Bond (1TC2). 30 x 34mm, showing cross-hatching, fresh and Very Fine

800
350
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41
P
10c Black, Large Die Proof on White Bond (2P1a). 33 x 42mm, showing cross-hatching, fresh and Very Fine

800
425
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42
P
5c Red Brown, Reproduction, Large Die Proof on India (3P1). Die sunk on 77 x 87mm card, showing full die sinkage, scrape across portrait, adherences from mount on back, otherwise Fine

900
280
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43
P
5c Red Brown, 10c Black, Reproduction, Plate Proofs on Card (3P4-4P4). Clear to large margins, fresh and Fine-Very Fine

300
135
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44
P
5c Red Brown, Reproduction, Small Die Proof on Bond (3Pa). 24 x 29mm, corner crease at B.R., tear at L. and few toned spots, still appears Fine, rare

650
140
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45
P
5c Red Brown, Reproduction, Plate Proof on Bond (3Pa). Ample to large margins, fresh color, Very Fine and choice

650
350
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46
E
1c Black Blue, Die Essay on Old Proof Paper, Vignette Only (5-E1f var). 21 x 27mm, single design, fresh and Very Fine, rare, accompanied by Schernikow 63-E1a Dark Violet for comparison

E. 300-400
550
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47
E
Sale Number 821, Lot Number 47, Essays and Proofs (1847 Issue to 1869 Issues)6c Black, Die Essay on India (5-E2), 6c Black, Die Essay on India (5-E2)6c Black, Die Essay on India (5-E2). Stamp size, large margins all around, tiny thin spot, light crease, otherwise Very Fine, extremely rare, Scott Retail for cut to shape

1,750
3,250
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48
E
Gavit & Co., 3c Scarlet, Die Essay on Bond (11-E3d). 30 x 34mm, fresh and bright color, Very Fine

175
190
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49
P
1c Blue, Ty. V, Plate Proof on India (24P3). Wide margins at sides, just in at T. and B., few faults often associated with this fragile paper, Fine appearance, rare, with 1980 P.F. certificate

1,250
425
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50
P
30c Orange, Plate Proof on India (38P3). Ample to clear margins all around, intense color, Very Fine and choice, with 1981 P.F. certificate

1,250
425
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51
TC
30c Black, Trial Color Plate Proof on Wove (38TC5). Three ample to large margins, just barely touched at B., light creases and tiny thin spot, otherwise Fine

600
260
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52
P
1c-90c 1857 Reprints, Hybrid Large Die Proofs on India (40P1-47P1). Each on India and die sunk on approx. 149 x 216mm card, trace of binding at L. indicates that the set was originally included in an album, 3c faint toning on card at far L., otherwise fresh and Very Fine set, ex Brazer

2,600
900
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53
P
1c-90c 1857-60 Issue, Small Die Proofs on India (40P2-47P2). Each with large even border of gray card backing, 3c small scissors-cut in margin at T.L., otherwise Very Fine set

2,800
1,600
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54
P
1c-90c 1857 Reprints, Plate Proofs on Card (40P4-47P4, LO1P4-LO2P4). All have ample to large margins, fresh and Very Fine set, accompanied by original Post Office envelope

420
325
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55
TC
1c-90c 1857-60 Issue, Atlanta Trial Color Proofs (40TC-47TC). Complete sets of four of the colors: Black, Blue, Brown and Orange, large margins, fresh and Very Fine, an outstanding opportunity for the owner of a set in Green

2,960
1,800
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56
Pbl
1c Bright Blue, Ty. I, Plate Proof on India (40P3). T. margin block of twelve and a pair, large margins, rich color, block with small thins at corners, otherwise Very Fine

1,040
425
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57
P
1c Blue, Plate Proof on Card (40P4). L. margin vertical strip of four, large margins, fresh color, Very Fine and choice

180
300
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58
TC
1c Brown, 1851-60 Designs, Atlanta Trial Color Proof (40TC). Block of four, ample to large margins, fresh and Very Fine, rare block

360
350
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59
TC
1c Black, 1851-60 Designs, Atlanta Trial Color Proof (40TC). Block of four, full margins all around, light crease affects B. stamps, otherwise Very Fine

400
375
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60
P
1c-90c First Designs and Colors, Small Die Proofs on India (55P2/62P2). Complete page from a Roosevelt presentation album, with label "FIRST 1861" at T. and with complete set arranged at an angle, also with "1866" at B. with 3c Scarlet, the 30c thinned in margin at B.L. from adherence, otherwise Very Fine and rare set, only 85 sets were produced and few of these are intact on their entire original page

3,225
1,800
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61
P
1c-90c 1861 Issue, Small Die Proofs on India (63P2-69P2, 71P2-72P2). Incl. 3c Rose, each on original gray card backing and with small border, fresh and Very Fine

1,675
850
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62
E
3c Scarlet, Vignette Die Essay on White Glazed (65-E11b). 42 x 62mm with National Bank Note Co. imprint at B., fresh and Very Fine

300
210
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63
P
90c Blue, Plate Proof on India (72P3). L. margin block of twelve, on card, large margins all around, rich color, Extremely Fine and choice

675
400
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64
E
2c Black, Lowenberg Decalcomania Patent Essay (73-E). B. part imprint strip of three, ample to large margins incl. part of adjacent stamps at T., usual faults associated with this fragile paper, Very Fine position strip

E. 200-300
150
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65
TC
1c-90c 1860-66 Issue, Atlanta Trial Color Proofs (102TC-111TC). Complete sets of four colors: Brown, Blue, Orange and Green, all are fresh and Very Fine

3,300
1,500
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66
TC
5c Black, 1861-66 Designs, Atlanta Trial Color Proof (105TC). Block of four, ample to large margins, fresh and Very Fine, rare block

340
250
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67
TC
5c Black, Atlanta Trial Color Proof (105TC). Block of four, ample to large margins, tiny thin speck between stamps at T., otherwise Very Fine, rare block

340
180
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68
TC
10c-12c 1861 Atlanta Trial Color Proofs (106TC-107TC). Sets of five colors, also four other denominations (3c, 12c, 15c, 90c) in Black and one 1c 1857 in Brown, all appear Fine-Very Fine

1,200
500
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69
P
1c-90c Plate Proofs on India (112P3-119P3, 121P3-122P3). Complete set, each with large margins all around, rich colors, 12c with pinhole, Very Fine-Extremely Fine

985
750
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70
P
1c-90c 1869 Pictorial, Plate Proofs on Card (112P4-122P4). All have large margins, bright colors, an unusually fresh and Very Fine-Extremely Fine set

840
600
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71
Pbl
1c Buff, Plate Proof on India (112P3). T.L. imprint and plate no. irregular block of 44, fresh color, somewhat defective with creases and thin spots, still appears Fine, impressive multiple

2,605
500
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72
Ebl
12c Green, Small Numeral Plate Essay on Stamp Paper, Perforated 12 (117-E1e). L. margin block of four, o.g., barely hinged, rich color, fresh and Fine

500
250
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73
Ebl
12c Dull Violet, Small Numeral Plate Essay on Stamp Paper, Perforated 12 (117-E1e). Block of four, o.g., h.r., fresh color, few trivial natural inclusions, Fine-Very Fine block

500
250
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74
Ebl
12c Red Brown, Small Numeral Plate Essay on Stamp Paper, Perforated 12 (117-E1e). Block of four, o.g., h.r., few perf separations sensibly reinforced, Fine block

500
240
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75
Ebl
12c Blue, Small Numeral Plate Essay on Stamp Paper, Perforated 12 (117-E1e). Block of four, o.g., lightly hinged, fresh and Fine-Very Fine

500
250
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76
Ebl
30c Black, Burgoyne Plate Essay on Thin Surface-Tinted Paper (121-E1p). Block of four on white paper, ample to large margins, small thin spot, otherwise Very Fine

1,100
375
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77
P
30c Ultramarine & Carmine, Large Die Proof on India (121P1). 43 x 51mm, fresh and bright colors, Very Fine

850
350
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78
P
Sale Number 821, Lot Number 78, Essays and Proofs (1847 Issue to 1869 Issues)90c Carmine & Black, Center Inverted, Plate Proof on Card (122aP4), 90c Carmine & Black, Center Inverted, Plate Proof on Card (122aP4)90c Carmine & Black, Center Inverted, Plate Proof on Card (122aP4). Large margins all around incl. sheet margin at R., bright colors, Extremely Fine and choice, rare, only 100 were produced

2,750
2,300
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79
TC
1c-12c 1869 Designs, Atlanta Trial Color Proofs (123TC-128TC). 26 total (lacking only four colors to be complete), clear to large margins, Fine-Very Fine group

3,760
1,250
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