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Sale 905 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Monday, 12 December, 2005

Category — Essays and Proofs

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1001
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1001, Essays and ProofsNew York N.Y., 5c Washington Vignette, Die Essay on White Bond (9X1-E1b), New York N.Y., 5c Washington Vignette, Die Essay on White Bond (9X1-E1b)New York N.Y., 5c Washington Vignette, Die Essay on White Bond (9X1-E1b). Two vignette essays only, approximately 41 x 42mm, Blue and Green, couple minor imperfections, appear Very Fine

400
180
1002
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1002, Essays and Proofs5c Blue Green, Large Die Trial Color Proof on India (1TC1), 5c Blue Green, Large Die Trial Color Proof on India (1TC1)5c Blue Green, Large Die Trial Color Proof on India (1TC1). 50 x 61mm, with crosshatching, light creases, otherwise Extremely Fine

1,000
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1003
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1003, Essays and Proofs5c Red Brown, Plate Proof on India, Diagonal Black "Specimen" Ovpt. (1P3 var), 5c Red Brown, Plate Proof on India, Diagonal Black "Specimen" Ovpt. (1P3 var)5c Red Brown, Plate Proof on India, Diagonal Black "Specimen" Ovpt. (1P3 var). Horizontal pair, ample to very large margins, wonderfully fresh, on original card backing, left proof hardly noticeable corner crease at bottom left, otherwise Very Fine, Scott Retail for normal proofs is $1,200.00

E. 500-750
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1004
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1004, Essays and Proofs10c Deep Blue, Large Die Trial Color Proof on India (2TC1), 10c Deep Blue, Large Die Trial Color Proof on India (2TC1)10c Deep Blue, Large Die Trial Color Proof on India (2TC1). 50 x 61mm, with crosshatching, slight separation along right die sinkage line and minor hinging translucencies at top, all well away from crosshatching and design, otherwise Extremely Fine

1,000
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1005
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1005, Essays and Proofs10c Black, Plate Proof on India, Diagonal Red "Specimen" Ovpt. (2P3 var), 10c Black, Plate Proof on India, Diagonal Red "Specimen" Ovpt. (2P3 var)10c Black, Plate Proof on India, Diagonal Red "Specimen" Ovpt. (2P3 var). Vertical pair, Positions 13/23L, ample to huge margins, on original card backing, top proof slight toning, otherwise Very Fine, Scott Retail for normal proofs is $1,800.00

E. 750-1,000
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1006
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1006, Essays and Proofs3c Red, Ty. I, Plate Proof on India, Brush Stroke Obliteration (11P3), 3c Red, Ty. I, Plate Proof on India, Brush Stroke Obliteration (11P3)3c Red, Ty. I, Plate Proof on India, Brush Stroke Obliteration (11P3). Pos. 53R4, ample to large margins, fresh, trivial margin flaw at bottom, otherwise Very Fine

1,000
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1007
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1007, Essays and Proofs5c Deep Orange, Trial Color Plate Proof on Wove (12TC5), 5c Deep Orange, Trial Color Plate Proof on Wove (12TC5)5c Deep Orange, Trial Color Plate Proof on Wove (12TC5). Ample to large margins, fresh and bright, Very Fine, with 1985 P.F. certificate

300
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1008
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1008, Essays and Proofs30c Black, Plate Proof on Wove (38TC4), 30c Black, Plate Proof on Wove (38TC4)30c Black, Plate Proof on Wove (38TC4). Ample to huge margins, fresh, light crease, Extremely Fine appearance

600
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1009
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1009, Essays and Proofs1c 1875 Reprint, Atlanta Trial Color Plate Proofs (40TC5), 1c 1875 Reprint, Atlanta Trial Color Plate Proofs (40TC5)1c 1875 Reprint, Atlanta Trial Color Plate Proofs (40TC5). Blocks of four of Scarlet and Green, large margins, bright colors, first with some light creases, appear Very Fine, scarce multiples, Scott Retail as singles

800
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1010
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1010, Essays and Proofs10c Blue Green, Plate Proof on Card (43P4), 10c Blue Green, Plate Proof on Card (43P4)10c Blue Green, Plate Proof on Card (43P4). Large margins incl. sheet margin at left, rich color, Very Fine, attractive multiple, Scott Retail as singles

200
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1011
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1011, Essays and Proofs10c 1875 Reprint, Atlanta Trial Color Plate Proofs (43TC5), 10c 1875 Reprint, Atlanta Trial Color Plate Proofs (43TC5)10c 1875 Reprint, Atlanta Trial Color Plate Proofs (43TC5). Blocks of four of Black, Scarlet, Brown and Blue, large margins, rich colors, fresh and Very Fine, scarce blocks, Scott Retail as singles

1,680
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1012
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1012, Essays and Proofs90c 1875 Reprint, Atlanta Trial Color Plate Proofs (47TC5), 90c 1875 Reprint, Atlanta Trial Color Plate Proofs (47TC5)90c 1875 Reprint, Atlanta Trial Color Plate Proofs (47TC5). Blocks of four of Scarlet, Brown and Blue, large margins, fresh and Very Fine, scarce blocks, Scott Retail as singles

1,200
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1013
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1c-90c 1861 Issue Die Essays (63-E9e, 63-E9i, 67-E3a, 67-E4f, 72-E5d). Fresh and Very Fine-Extremely Fine

650
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1014
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1014, Essays and Proofs1c-90c 1861-66 Issue, Plate Proofs on Card (63P4/78P4), 1c-90c 1861-66 Issue, Plate Proofs on Card (63P4/78P4)1c-90c 1861-66 Issue, Plate Proofs on Card (63P4/78P4). ten different, 10c and 30c Fine-Very Fine, others large to huge margins and Extremely Fine, also includes original P.O. envelope

455
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1015
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1015, Essays and Proofs10c Green, Large Die Proof on India, "Specimen" Ovpt. (68P1var), 10c Green, Large Die Proof on India, "Specimen" Ovpt. (68P1var)10c Green, Large Die Proof on India, "Specimen" Ovpt. (68P1var). Removed from large card and reduced to 39 x 51mm, small thin spot far from the design, otherwise Very Fine, Scott Retail is for normal 10c large die

650
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1016
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1016, Essays and Proofs24c Red Lilac, Plate Proof on Card (70P4), 24c Red Lilac, Plate Proof on Card (70P4)24c Red Lilac, Plate Proof on Card (70P4). Large to huge margins, vivid color, h.r., Extremely Fine, scarcest of all 1861 Issue plate proofs

450
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1017
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1017, Essays and Proofs3c Scarlet, Imperforate (74a), 3c Scarlet, Imperforate (74a)3c Scarlet, Imperforate (74a). Unused (no gum), three large to huge margins, slightly in at top, light crease at bottom, otherwise Fine, Scott Retail as half a pair

2,000
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1018
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1018, Essays and Proofs1c Brown on Buff, 1869 National Bank Note Company Essay, entire (Underander E35Ad var), 1c Brown on Buff, 1869 National Bank Note Company Essay, entire (Underander E35Ad var)1c Brown on Buff, 1869 National Bank Note Company Essay, entire (Underander E35Ad var). Deep rich color, fresh, faint natural wrinkle, faint vertical razor cut at right is barely visible, Very Fine example of this scarce essay, this is the only one we have offered in the past ten years in this color, with 2005 P.F. certificate

E. 1,000-1,500
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1019
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1019, Essays and Proofs1c-90c 1869 Pictorial, Small Die Proofs on India (112P2-122P2), 1c-90c 1869 Pictorial, Small Die Proofs on India (112P2-122P2)1c-90c 1869 Pictorial, Small Die Proofs on India (112P2-122P2). Complete set with original gray card backing, incl. both 15c, rich colors, Very Fine and choice complete set

4,225
5,000
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1020
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1020, Essays and Proofs1c-90c 1869 Pictorial, Plate Proofs on India (112P3-122P3), 1c-90c 1869 Pictorial, Plate Proofs on India (112P3-122P3)1c-90c 1869 Pictorial, Plate Proofs on India (112P3-122P3). Large margins, rich colors, few minor imperfections as usually found on this fragile paper, otherwise Very Fine

855
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1021
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1021, Essays and Proofs1c-90c 1869 Pictorial, Plate Proofs on Card (112P4-122P4), 1c-90c 1869 Pictorial, Plate Proofs on Card (112P4-122P4)1c-90c 1869 Pictorial, Plate Proofs on Card (112P4-122P4). Large margins except clear at top of 2c, some slight soiling affects 3c, otherwise Very Fine

780
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1022
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1022, Essays and Proofs1c Small Numeral, Plate Essay on Stamp Paper (112-E4b, 112-E4c, 114-E4d), 1c Small Numeral, Plate Essay on Stamp Paper (112-E4b, 112-E4c, 114-E4d)1c Small Numeral, Plate Essay on Stamp Paper (112-E4b, 112-E4c, 114-E4d). Incl. two of second and nine of third, variety of colors, few small faults, Fine-Very Fine

1,190
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1023
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1023, Essays and Proofs1c, 5c and 24c 1869 Plate Essays (112-E4d, 112-E4b, 115-E2c, 120-E2e), 1c, 5c and 24c 1869 Plate Essays (112-E4d, 112-E4b, 115-E2c, 120-E2e)1c, 5c and 24c 1869 Plate Essays (112-E4d, 112-E4b, 115-E2c, 120-E2e). Four different colors of the first, all original gum except the 24c which was produced without gum, Fine-Very Fine

795
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1024
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1024, Essays and Proofs1c-3c, 12c 1869 Pictorial Small Numeral Plate Essays (112-E4d/117-E1e), 1c-3c, 12c 1869 Pictorial Small Numeral Plate Essays (112-E4d/117-E1e)1c-3c, 12c 1869 Pictorial Small Numeral Plate Essays (112-E4d/117-E1e). Four different, original gum, Fine-Very Fine

395
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1025
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1025, Essays and Proofs1c Buff, Plate Proof on India (112P3), 1c Buff, Plate Proof on India (112P3)1c Buff, Plate Proof on India (112P3). Block of sixteen, large to huge margins incl. selvage at right, bright color, few small faults as usually associated with this fragile paper, Very Fine, Scott Retail as four blocks of four

1,000
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1026
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1026, Essays and Proofs2c Small Numeral, Plate Essay on Stamp Paper, Perforated 12, Grilled (113-E3e), 2c Small Numeral, Plate Essay on Stamp Paper, Perforated 12, Grilled (113-E3e)2c Small Numeral, Plate Essay on Stamp Paper, Perforated 12, Grilled (113-E3e). Ten, virtually all different colors, few small faults, appear Fine-Very Fine

800
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1027
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1027, Essays and Proofs2c Brown, Hybrid Large Die Proof on India (113P1 var), 2c Brown, Hybrid Large Die Proof on India (113P1 var)2c Brown, Hybrid Large Die Proof on India (113P1 var). On 93 x 103mm card, fresh and Very Fine, Scott Retail as normal

750
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1028
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1028, Essays and Proofs2c Brown, Plate Proof on India (113P3), 2c Brown, Plate Proof on India (113P3)2c Brown, Plate Proof on India (113P3). Block of nine, huge margins all around incl. part imprint at left, bright color, adherence on back, Extremely Fine, Scott Retail as block of four and five singles

375
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1029
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1029, Essays and Proofs2c Brown, Plate Proof on India (113P3), 2c Brown, Plate Proof on India (113P3)2c Brown, Plate Proof on India (113P3). Block of four, large to huge margins, rich color, Extremely Fine

175
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1030
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1030, Essays and Proofs3c Small Numeral, Plate Essay on Stamp Paper (114-E6b, 114-E6d), 3c Small Numeral, Plate Essay on Stamp Paper (114-E6b, 114-E6d)3c Small Numeral, Plate Essay on Stamp Paper (114-E6b, 114-E6d). Two of first and eight of second, range of colors with no duplication, few minor imperfections, appear Fine-Very Fine

810
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1031
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1031, Essays and Proofs3c Ultramarine, Plate Proof on India (114P3), 3c Ultramarine, Plate Proof on India (114P3)3c Ultramarine, Plate Proof on India (114P3). Top plate no. block of eight, huge margins, brilliant color, Extremely Fine, Scott Retail as two blocks of four

380
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1032
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1032, Essays and Proofs3c Ultramarine, Plate Proof on India (114P3), 3c Ultramarine, Plate Proof on India (114P3)3c Ultramarine, Plate Proof on India (114P3). Block of four, large margins, bright color, Extremely Fine

190
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1033
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1033, Essays and Proofs5c Washington, Small Lettering, Plate Essay on Wove, Imperforate (115-E2c), 5c Washington, Small Lettering, Plate Essay on Wove, Imperforate (115-E2c)5c Washington, Small Lettering, Plate Essay on Wove, Imperforate (115-E2c). Two blocks of four, Dull Red Violet and Buff, large margins all around incl. first with bottom left corner sheet margin, Mint N.H., Extremely Fine, Scott Retail as singles

640
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1034
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1034, Essays and Proofs5c Washington, Small Lettering, Plate Essay on Wove (115-E2c, 115-E2d), 5c Washington, Small Lettering, Plate Essay on Wove (115-E2c, 115-E2d)5c Washington, Small Lettering, Plate Essay on Wove (115-E2c, 115-E2d). Four different colors of first and both Scott-listed listed colors of second, large margins, fresh and Fine-Very Fine

720
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1035
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1035, Essays and Proofs5c Washington, Small Lettering, Plate Essay on Wove, Perforated 12 (115-E2d), 5c Washington, Small Lettering, Plate Essay on Wove, Perforated 12 (115-E2d)5c Washington, Small Lettering, Plate Essay on Wove, Perforated 12 (115-E2d). Mint N.H. block of four with bottom selvage, few short perfs at bottom left, otherwise Very Fine, Scott Retail as singles

800
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1036
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1036, Essays and Proofs5c Washington, Large Lettering, Large Die Essay on India (115-E1b), 5c Washington, Large Lettering, Large Die Essay on India (115-E1b)5c Washington, Large Lettering, Large Die Essay on India (115-E1b). Four, incl. Orange, Dusky Blue, Orange Brown and Carmine, two on card with full die sinkage, one with full die sinkage area, last shows almost full die sinkage area, rich colors, Dusky Blue with small scrape, otherwise Fine-Very Fine

2,400
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1037
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1037, Essays and Proofs5c Washington, Large Lettering, Large Die Essay on Proof Paper (115-E1c), 5c Washington, Large Lettering, Large Die Essay on Proof Paper (115-E1c)5c Washington, Large Lettering, Large Die Essay on Proof Paper (115-E1c). Two, incl. Black and Olive Brown, 40 x 65mm and 34 x 34mm respectively, rich colors, few small thin spots, appear Fine-Very Fine

1,200
475
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1038
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1038, Essays and Proofs5c Washington, Large Lettering, Large Die Essays on Glazed Paper (115-E1k), 5c Washington, Large Lettering, Large Die Essays on Glazed Paper (115-E1k)5c Washington, Large Lettering, Large Die Essays on Glazed Paper (115-E1k). Three, incl. two Black and one Scarlet, from 41 x 41mm to 41 x 48mm, rich colors, Very Fine

1,650
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1039
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1039, Essays and Proofs6c Ultramarine, Plate Proof on India (115P3), 6c Ultramarine, Plate Proof on India (115P3)6c Ultramarine, Plate Proof on India (115P3). Block of nine, large margins, radiant color, center stamp with tiny thin spot, appears Very Fine, Scott Retail as block of four and five singles

415
625
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1040
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1040, Essays and Proofs6c Ultramarine, Plate Proof on India (115P3), 6c Ultramarine, Plate Proof on India (115P3)6c Ultramarine, Plate Proof on India (115P3). Block of four, large margins all around, bright color, few minor imperfections as usually associated with this fragile paper, otherwise Very Fine

190
200
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1041
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1041, Essays and Proofs10c Lincoln, Orange, Die Essay on Proof Paper (116-E1c), 10c Lincoln, Orange, Die Essay on Proof Paper (116-E1c)10c Lincoln, Orange, Die Essay on Proof Paper (116-E1c). 63 x 68mm, bright color, Very Fine

1,000
625
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1042
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1042, Essays and Proofs10c Black Brown, Lincoln Die Essay on Ivory Paper (116-E1e), 10c Black Brown, Lincoln Die Essay on Ivory Paper (116-E1e)10c Black Brown, Lincoln Die Essay on Ivory Paper (116-E1e). Two, incl. Black Brown and Scarlet, approximately 64 x 69mm, rich colors, few small thin spots on back from mount removal, appear Very Fine

2,000
850
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1043
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1043, Essays and Proofs10c Lincoln, Orange,Die Essay on Pink Bond (116-E1g), 10c Lincoln, Orange,Die Essay on Pink Bond (116-E1g)10c Lincoln, Orange,Die Essay on Pink Bond (116-E1g). 34 x 36mm, vibrant color, Very Fine

1,000
475
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1044
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1044, Essays and Proofs10c Lincoln, Plate Essays on Stamp Paper (116-E1k, 116-E1l), 10c Lincoln, Plate Essays on Stamp Paper (116-E1k, 116-E1l)10c Lincoln, Plate Essays on Stamp Paper (116-E1k, 116-E1l). Three of first, incl. Deep Green, Blue and Dark Ultramarine, large margins, No. 116-E1l with disturbed gum and few small faults, otherwise Very Fine

600
290
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1045
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1045, Essays and Proofs10c Yellow, Plate Proof on India (116P3), 10c Yellow, Plate Proof on India (116P3)10c Yellow, Plate Proof on India (116P3). Block of four, large margins to full incl. part arrow at right, brilliant color, small fault at top, otherwise Very Fine

190
170
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1046
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1046, Essays and Proofs12c Small Numeral, Large Die Essay on India (117-E1c), 12c Small Numeral, Large Die Essay on India (117-E1c)12c Small Numeral, Large Die Essay on India (117-E1c). 35 x 35mm, rich color, translucency at top, otherwise Fine, Scott Retail as die sunk on card

1,350
850
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1047
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1047, Essays and Proofs12c Small Numeral Plate Essay on Stamp Paper, Perforated 12 (117-E1e), 12c Small Numeral Plate Essay on Stamp Paper, Perforated 12 (117-E1e)12c Small Numeral Plate Essay on Stamp Paper, Perforated 12 (117-E1e). Six, each a different color, Fine-Very Fine

750
650
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1048
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1048, Essays and Proofs12c Black, Large Die Trial Color Proof (117TC1), 12c Black, Large Die Trial Color Proof (117TC1)12c Black, Large Die Trial Color Proof (117TC1). On 36 x 41mm card, intense shade, Very Fine, this is the only example of this trial color we have offered since keeping computerized records

2,500
3,250
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1049
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1049, Essays and Proofs12c Green, Plate Proof on India (117P3), 12c Green, Plate Proof on India (117P3)12c Green, Plate Proof on India (117P3). Block of four, huge margins, rich color, Extremely Fine

190
240
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1050
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1050, Essays and Proofs15c Brown & Blue, Ty. II, Small Die Proof on Wove (119P2 var), 15c Brown & Blue, Ty. II, Small Die Proof on Wove (119P2 var)15c Brown & Blue, Ty. II, Small Die Proof on Wove (119P2 var). Die sunk on 69 x 96mm card with die sinkage area slightly larger than the proof, deep rich colors, Very Fine, reportedly unique

E. 1,000-1,500
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1051
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1051, Essays and Proofs15c Brown & Blue, Ty. III, Plate Proofs on Card (129P4), 15c Brown & Blue, Ty. III, Plate Proofs on Card (129P4)15c Brown & Blue, Ty. III, Plate Proofs on Card (129P4). Three, incl. one privately perforated and gummed, one with small fault, otherwise Very Fine

E. 100-150
80
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1052
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1052, Essays and Proofs24c Black, Small Numeral Plate Essays (120-E2c, 120-E2d, 120-E2h), 24c Black, Small Numeral Plate Essays (120-E2c, 120-E2d, 120-E2h)24c Black, Small Numeral Plate Essays (120-E2c, 120-E2d, 120-E2h). Large margins, rich colors, Very Fine and choice examples of these plate essays

750
550
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1053
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1053, Essays and Proofs24c Green & Violet, Plate Proof on India (120P3), 24c Green & Violet, Plate Proof on India (120P3)24c Green & Violet, Plate Proof on India (120P3). Block of nine, huge margins incl. sheet margin at left, bright colors, insignificant thin spot at bottom left, appears Extremely Fine, Scott Retail as block of four and five singles

1,325
850
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1054
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1054, Essays and Proofs24c Green & Violet, Plate Proof on India (120P3), 24c Green & Violet, Plate Proof on India (120P3)24c Green & Violet, Plate Proof on India (120P3). Block of four, large margins all around, rich colors, Extremely Fine

625
525
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1055
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1055, Essays and Proofs30c Carmine, Yellow Green, Burgoyne Large Die Essay on India (121-E1a), 30c Carmine, Yellow Green, Burgoyne Large Die Essay on India (121-E1a)30c Carmine, Yellow Green, Burgoyne Large Die Essay on India (121-E1a). Each approximately 68 x 48mm, rich colors, few small faults as often associated with this fragile paper, otherwise Very Fine

1,600
950
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1056
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1056, Essays and Proofs30c Orange, Burgoyne Large Die Essay on India (121-E1a), 30c Orange, Burgoyne Large Die Essay on India (121-E1a)30c Orange, Burgoyne Large Die Essay on India (121-E1a). On 47 x 51mm card, brilliant color, Very Fine

800
700
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1057
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1057, Essays and Proofs30c Dark Brown, Burgoyne, Large Die Essay on Ivory Paper (121-E1g), 30c Dark Brown, Burgoyne, Large Die Essay on Ivory Paper (121-E1g)30c Dark Brown, Burgoyne, Large Die Essay on Ivory Paper (121-E1g). 64 x 50mm, bright color, tiny thin spots at top from mount removal, otherwise Very Fine

750
375
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1058
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1058, Essays and Proofs30c Light Red Brown, Surrender of Burgoyne, Die Essay on Yellowish Cloudy Bond (121-E1j), 30c Light Red Brown, Surrender of Burgoyne, Die Essay on Yellowish Cloudy Bond (121-E1j)30c Light Red Brown, Surrender of Burgoyne, Die Essay on Yellowish Cloudy Bond (121-E1j). 44 x 44mm, bright color, light diagonal crease, appears Very Fine

600
350
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1059
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1059, Essays and Proofs30c Blue, Surrender of Burgoyne, Die Essay on Yellowish Cloudy Bond (121-E1j), 30c Blue, Surrender of Burgoyne, Die Essay on Yellowish Cloudy Bond (121-E1j)30c Blue, Surrender of Burgoyne, Die Essay on Yellowish Cloudy Bond (121-E1j). 39 x 36mm, fresh and Very Fine

600
500
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1060
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1060, Essays and Proofs30c Black, Burgoyne Plate Essay on Thin Surface-Tinted Paper (121-E1p), 30c Black, Burgoyne Plate Essay on Thin Surface-Tinted Paper (121-E1p)30c Black, Burgoyne Plate Essay on Thin Surface-Tinted Paper (121-E1p). Five, each with different paper incl. Salmon Red, Blue, Yellow, Pale Green and Orange Buff, large margins, Very Fine group

1,175
650
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1061
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1061, Essays and Proofs30c Dull Red Violet, Burgoyne Plate Essay on Bond, Red Bands (121-E1s), 30c Dull Red Violet, Burgoyne Plate Essay on Bond, Red Bands (121-E1s)30c Dull Red Violet, Burgoyne Plate Essay on Bond, Red Bands (121-E1s). Large margins, rich colors, Very Fine and choice

350
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1062
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1062, Essays and Proofs30c Black, Burgoyne Plate Essay on India (121-E1q), 30c Black, Burgoyne Plate Essay on India (121-E1q)30c Black, Burgoyne Plate Essay on India (121-E1q). Large margins, bright shade, Very Fine and choice

300
170
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1063
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1063, Essays and Proofs30c Ultramarine & Carmine, Large Die Proof on India (121P1), 30c Ultramarine & Carmine, Large Die Proof on India (121P1)30c Ultramarine & Carmine, Large Die Proof on India (121P1). Die sunk on 150 x 224mm card with full die sinkage, rich colors, fresh and Very Fine

1,250
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1064
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1064, Essays and Proofs30c Ultramarine & Carmine, Plate Proof on India (121P3), 30c Ultramarine & Carmine, Plate Proof on India (121P3)30c Ultramarine & Carmine, Plate Proof on India (121P3). Block of four, huge margins incl. bottom right corner margin, trace of imprint at left, brilliant colors, tiny thin speck in bottom margin only, appears Extremely Fine

625
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1065
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1065, Essays and Proofs90c Washington, Plate Essays on Stamp Paper (122-E2b), 90c Washington, Plate Essays on Stamp Paper (122-E2b)90c Washington, Plate Essays on Stamp Paper (122-E2b). Three, incl. Dull Violet, Red Brown and Blue, second with vignette shifted strongly towards bottom right, large margins, Very Fine

825
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1066
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1066, Essays and Proofs90c Frame Only, Plate Essay on Stamp Paper (122-E3), 90c Frame Only, Plate Essay on Stamp Paper (122-E3)90c Frame Only, Plate Essay on Stamp Paper (122-E3). Two, incl. Blue and Red Brown, large margins, rich colors, Very Fine and choice

450
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1067, Essays and Proofs1c-90c 1870-79 Bank Note Issues, Large Die Proofs on India (145P1, 146P1, 185P1, 150P1, 154P1-155P1), 1c-90c 1870-79 Bank Note Issues, Large Die Proofs on India (145P1, 146P1, 185P1, 150P1, 154P1-155P1)1c-90c 1870-79 Bank Note Issues, Large Die Proofs on India (145P1, 146P1, 185P1, 150P1, 154P1-155P1). Die sunk on approximately 126 x 151mm cards with full die sinkage, 2c, 10c and 90c with visible imprints at bottom, bright colors, Very Fine group

1,750
1,050
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1068
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1068, Essays and Proofs1c-90c National Bank Note Co., Plate Proofs on India (145P3-155P3), 1c-90c National Bank Note Co., Plate Proofs on India (145P3-155P3)1c-90c National Bank Note Co., Plate Proofs on India (145P3-155P3). Large to huge margins, 2c and 10c with sheet margin at right, rich colors, Very Fine

311
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1069
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1069, Essays and Proofs15c 1873-75 Designs, Atlanta Trial Color Proofs (163TC5), 15c 1873-75 Designs, Atlanta Trial Color Proofs (163TC5)15c 1873-75 Designs, Atlanta Trial Color Proofs (163TC5). Complete set of blocks of four, rich colors, large margins, Very Fine and choice, only two sets of blocks of four are recorded, Scott Retail as singles

1,020
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1070
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1070, Essays and Proofs1c-$5.00 Columbian, Plate Proofs on Card (230P4-245P4), 1c-$5.00 Columbian, Plate Proofs on Card (230P4-245P4)1c-$5.00 Columbian, Plate Proofs on Card (230P4-245P4). Large margins, rich colors, Very Fine-Extremely Fine set

1,435
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1071, Essays and Proofs1c-$5.00 Columbian, Plate Proofs on Card (230P4/245P4), 1c-$5.00 Columbian, Plate Proofs on Card (230P4/245P4)1c-$5.00 Columbian, Plate Proofs on Card (230P4/245P4). Complete set less the 10c value, varying degrees of toning, 6c and $4.00 small surface scuffs, virtually all large margins

1,385
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1072
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1072, Essays and Proofs1c-10c Pan-American, Roosevelt Small Die Proofs (294P2-299P2), 1c-10c Pan-American, Roosevelt Small Die Proofs (294P2-299P2)1c-10c Pan-American, Roosevelt Small Die Proofs (294P2-299P2). Complete page from Roosevelt Presentation album, bright and fresh, Very Fine, only 85 were produced

3,450
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1073
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1073, Essays and Proofs$1.00-$5.00 1902 Issue, Small Die Proofs (311P2-313P2), $1.00-$5.00 1902 Issue, Small Die Proofs (311P2-313P2)$1.00-$5.00 1902 Issue, Small Die Proofs (311P2-313P2). On small gray cards from a Roosevelt book, fresh and Extremely Fine, only 85 sets produced

975
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1074
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1074, Essays and Proofs10c Dark Brown, Special Delivery, Large Die Trial Color Proof on India (E1TC1), 10c Dark Brown, Special Delivery, Large Die Trial Color Proof on India (E1TC1)10c Dark Brown, Special Delivery, Large Die Trial Color Proof on India (E1TC1). Die sunk on 204 x 148mm card with full die sinkage, deep rich color, card with faint soiling at right, otherwise Very Fine, scarce, undercatalogued in Scott

1,750
3,250
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1075
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Sale Number 905, Lot Number 1075, Essays and Proofs1c-90c State, Large Die Proofs on India (O57P1-O67P1), 1c-90c State, Large Die Proofs on India (O57P1-O67P1)1c-90c State, Large Die Proofs on India (O57P1-O67P1). Die sunk on approximately 70 x 88mm cards with full die sinkage, fresh colors, Very Fine

880
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1076
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Bank Note Company Essays and Proofs. Twelve items on pages, includes 1873 1c-7c Black trial color plate proofs on India, Philadelphia Bank Note Co. "Side-By-Side" die essays on proof paper Nos. 182-E2d, 184-E1b, 188a-E1b and 190-E1c, and a top right corner block of the 3c Rose lithographed no. 184-E5f, lastly a 2c Red Brown hybrid large die proof on full card, couple margin translucencies, Very Fine lot

1,372
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