Sale 857 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Thursday, 27 February, 2003

Category — Essays, Proofs and Specimens (Scott 113 thru 182)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1033
P
Sale 857, Lot 1033, Essays, Proofs and Specimens (Scott 113 thru 182)2c Brown, Large Die Proof (113P1). With imprint at bottom, die sunk on 227 x 150mm card with full die sinkage, card with light toning at right and bottom and mounting adherences on back, otherwise Very Fine

750
375
1034
P
Sale 857, Lot 1034, Essays, Proofs and Specimens (Scott 113 thru 182)1c-90c 1869 Pictorial, Plate Proofs on Card (112P4-122P4). Complete set of ten values, large margins, bright colors on brilliant paper, Very Fine and choice

905
550
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1035
P
Sale 857, Lot 1035, Essays, Proofs and Specimens (Scott 113 thru 182)1c-90c 1869 Pictorial, Plate Proofs on Card (112P4-122P4). Full to large margins, brilliant colors, Very Fine set

905
525
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1036
P
Sale 857, Lot 1036, Essays, Proofs and Specimens (Scott 113 thru 182)1c-90c 1869 Pictorial, Plate Proofs on Card (112P4-122P4). Complete set of ten values, full to large margins, deep rich colors, Very Fine and choice set

905
500
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1037
P
Sale 857, Lot 1037, Essays, Proofs and Specimens (Scott 113 thru 182)1c Ultramarine, Large Die Proof on India (156P1). Die sunk on 143 x 215mm thin card with full die sinkage, brilliant color, National imprint at bottom, Very Fine and choice, Continental Bank Note Co. altered the National dies but did not remove the imprint

450
675
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1038
TC
Sale 857, Lot 1038, Essays, Proofs and Specimens (Scott 113 thru 182)1c Green, Large Die Trial Color Proof on India (156TC1). Die sunk on 72 x 83mm card with full die sinkage, National imprint at bottom and with clear secret mark, Very Fine and choice, very rare, unlisted in Scott

E. 500-750
1,250
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1039
P
Sale 857, Lot 1039, Essays, Proofs and Specimens (Scott 113 thru 182)15c Yellow Orange, Large Die Proof on India (163P1). Die sunk on 89 x 102mm card with full die sinkage, rich color, Extremely Fine

400
350
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1040
P
Sale 857, Lot 1040, Essays, Proofs and Specimens (Scott 113 thru 182)24c Violet, Panama-Pacific Small Die Proof on Wove (164P2a). Rich color and detailed impression, Very Fine and choice, rare, perhaps five were printed

1,250
0
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1041
TC
Sale 857, Lot 1041, Essays, Proofs and Specimens (Scott 113 thru 182)1c Brown, Trial Color Proof on Stamp Paper, Gummed, Perf 12 (182TC). Original gum, h.r., deep rich color, wide margins, Very Fine and choice

300
350
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1042
P
Sale 857, Lot 1042, Essays, Proofs and Specimens (Scott 113 thru 182)1c Gray Blue, Plate Proof on India (182P3). Top margin block of four with part imprint, deep rich color, tiny translucency at top from hinge, Very Fine

275
200
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