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Sale 930 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday, 27 February, 2007

Category — Essays, Proofs and Specimens: Postmasters` Provisionals thru 1847 Issue

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1001
P
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1001, Essays, Proofs and Specimens: Postmasters` Provisionals thru 1847 IssueNew York N.Y., 5c Black, Plate Proofs on Bluish Bond (9X1P), New York N.Y., 5c Black, Plate Proofs on Bluish Bond (9X1P)New York N.Y., 5c Black, Plate Proofs on Bluish Bond (9X1P). Eight positions from the sheet of nine, lacking only Position 1 to be complete, large margins all around on deeply blued paper, one with some slight age bleach spots, Very Fine, scarce group

1,000
425
1002
P
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1002, Essays, Proofs and Specimens: Postmasters` Provisionals thru 1847 IssueNew York N.Y., 5c Plate Proofs, Trial Color Proofs (9X1P, 9X1TC), New York N.Y., 5c Plate Proofs, Trial Color Proofs (9X1P, 9X1TC)New York N.Y., 5c Plate Proofs, Trial Color Proofs (9X1P, 9X1TC). Eight items, incl. Positions 4, 5 and 9 on Bluish Bond from the sheet of nine, Position 5 on White Bond from the same sheet, 9X1TC5 in Brown and Blue (2) from sheet of nine, also 9X1TC2 on Orange Vermilion on Bond (dot in "P" and scar), fresh and Very Fine, desirable group, the last is only listed in Scott as large die on thin glazed card

1,400
550
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1003
Pbl
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1003, Essays, Proofs and Specimens: Postmasters` Provisionals thru 1847 IssueProvidence R.I., 5c Black, Brown, Plate Proofs on Thin Card (10X1P4, 10X1TC4), Providence R.I., 5c Black, Brown, Plate Proofs on Thin Card (10X1P4, 10X1TC4)Providence R.I., 5c Black, Brown, Plate Proofs on Thin Card (10X1P4, 10X1TC4). Blocks of four, large margins to clear, first with few scuffs and some card thins, second with card thins and diagonal crease affecting three, otherwise Fine

2,200
425
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1004
TC
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1004, Essays, Proofs and Specimens: Postmasters` Provisionals thru 1847 IssueProvidence R.I., 5c Trial Color Plate Proofs on Thick Card (10X1TC4), Providence R.I., 5c Trial Color Plate Proofs on Thick Card (10X1TC4)Providence R.I., 5c Trial Color Plate Proofs on Thick Card (10X1TC4). Six, incl. all four Scott-listed different colors, Green (2), Brown Carmine (2), Brown and Gray Blue, large margins, few small defects, appear Very Fine

1,500
700
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1005
TC
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1005, Essays, Proofs and Specimens: Postmasters` Provisionals thru 1847 IssueProvidence R.I., 5c Gray Blue, Trial Color Plate Proof on Thick Card (10X1TC4), Providence R.I., 5c Gray Blue, Trial Color Plate Proof on Thick Card (10X1TC4)Providence R.I., 5c Gray Blue, Trial Color Plate Proof on Thick Card (10X1TC4). Block of four, Positions 8-9/11-12, large margins, bright shade, minor thinning on card, Very Fine, Scott Retail as singles

1,000
400
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1006
P
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1006, Essays, Proofs and Specimens: Postmasters` Provisionals thru 1847 Issue5c Red Brown, Large Die Proof on White Bond (1P1a), 5c Red Brown, Large Die Proof on White Bond (1P1a)5c Red Brown, Large Die Proof on White Bond (1P1a). 36 x 41mm with cross-hatching, fresh and Extremely Fine

800
425
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1007
P
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1007, Essays, Proofs and Specimens: Postmasters` Provisionals thru 1847 Issue5c Red Brown, Large Die Proof on Green Bond (1Pb), 5c Red Brown, Large Die Proof on Green Bond (1Pb)5c Red Brown, Large Die Proof on Green Bond (1Pb). 37 x 47mm with cross-hatching, printed "(Gr)een Bond/No. 21" on back, fresh and Very Fine

1,000
600
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1008
P
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1008, Essays, Proofs and Specimens: Postmasters` Provisionals thru 1847 Issue10c Black, Large Die Proof on White Bond (2P1a), 10c Black, Large Die Proof on White Bond (2P1a)10c Black, Large Die Proof on White Bond (2P1a). 35 x 40mm with cross-hatching, Extremely Fine

800
425
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1009
P
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1009, Essays, Proofs and Specimens: Postmasters` Provisionals thru 1847 Issue10c Black, Large Die Proof on Pale Pink Bond (2Pb), 10c Black, Large Die Proof on Pale Pink Bond (2Pb)10c Black, Large Die Proof on Pale Pink Bond (2Pb). 36 x 49mm with cross-hatching, bright color, printed "16lb folio, 20lb Royal and 20lb Double Cap referring to paper stocks, Very Fine

1,000
325
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1010
P
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1010, Essays, Proofs and Specimens: Postmasters` Provisionals thru 1847 Issue5c Red Brown, Large Die Proof on Bluish Laid (1Pd1), 5c Red Brown, Large Die Proof on Bluish Laid (1Pd1)5c Red Brown, Large Die Proof on Bluish Laid (1Pd1). Stamp size, showing clear laid lines, fresh and Fine

800
325
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1011
TC
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1011, Essays, Proofs and Specimens: Postmasters` Provisionals thru 1847 Issue5c 1847 Issue, Large Die Trial Color Proofs (1TC1, 1TC2, 1Pa), 5c 1847 Issue, Large Die Trial Color Proofs (1TC1, 1TC2, 1Pa)5c 1847 Issue, Large Die Trial Color Proofs (1TC1, 1TC2, 1Pa). Five items each with cross-hatching, incl. Black, Blue and Orange Vermilion on India, Black on Bond and issued color on Bond, from 28 x 32mm to 42 x 52mm, bright colors

VERY FINE AND CHOICE. A RARE AND BEAUTIFUL GROUP OF LARGE DIE TRIAL COLOR PROOFS FOR THE 5-CENT 1847 ISSUE.

This is a difficult group to duplicate and is highly exhibitable.

4,600
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1012
TC
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1012, Essays, Proofs and Specimens: Postmasters` Provisionals thru 1847 Issue10c 1847 Issue, Large Die Trial Color Proofs on India, Bond (2TC), 10c 1847 Issue, Large Die Trial Color Proofs on India, Bond (2TC)10c 1847 Issue, Large Die Trial Color Proofs on India, Bond (2TC). Nine items each with cross-hatching, incl. four on India in Orange Yellow, Orange Vermilion, Blue and Brown, five on Bond incl. Golden Brown, Dark Brown and three in Black with different papermaker's information, from 34 x 39mm to 43 x 51mm, deep rich colors

VERY FINE AND CHOICE. A RARE AND DESIRABLE GROUP OF LARGE DIE TRIAL COLOR PROOFS FOR THE 10-CENT 1847 ISSUE.

This assemblage would be difficult, if not impossible, to duplicate, and is highly exhibitable.

8,000
7,500
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1013
P
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1013, Essays, Proofs and Specimens: Postmasters` Provisionals thru 1847 Issue10c Black, Hybrid Large Die Proof on India (1P1 var), 10c Black, Hybrid Large Die Proof on India (1P1 var)10c Black, Hybrid Large Die Proof on India (1P1 var). Stamp size and block sunk on 60 x 74mm card with full die sinkage, intense shade, fresh and Very Fine, Scott Retail as normal

800
750
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1014
S
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1014, Essays, Proofs and Specimens: Postmasters` Provisionals thru 1847 Issue10c Black, Plate Proof on India, "Specimen" Ovpt. (2P3S), 10c Black, Plate Proof on India, "Specimen" Ovpt. (2P3S)10c Black, Plate Proof on India, "Specimen" Ovpt. (2P3S). On thin card, tiny corner crease at top right, appears Fine

E. 200-300
120
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1015
P
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1015, Essays, Proofs and Specimens: Postmasters` Provisionals thru 1847 Issue5c Orange Brown, 10c Black, Reproduction, Small Die Proofs (3P2-4P2), 5c Orange Brown, 10c Black, Reproduction, Small Die Proofs (3P2-4P2)5c Orange Brown, 10c Black, Reproduction, Small Die Proofs (3P2-4P2). Each on original gray card backing, intense colors, Very Fine and choice, scarce as only 85 were produced

850
550
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1016
P
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1016, Essays, Proofs and Specimens: Postmasters` Provisionals thru 1847 Issue5c Orange Brown, 10c Black, Reproduction, Small Die Proofs (3P2-4P2), 5c Orange Brown, 10c Black, Reproduction, Small Die Proofs (3P2-4P2)5c Orange Brown, 10c Black, Reproduction, Small Die Proofs (3P2-4P2). Each on original gray card backing, fresh and Very Fine, scarce as only 85 were produced

850
700
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1017
P
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1017, Essays, Proofs and Specimens: Postmasters` Provisionals thru 1847 Issue5c Orange Brown, 10c Black, Reproduction, Small Die Proofs (3P2-4P2), 5c Orange Brown, 10c Black, Reproduction, Small Die Proofs (3P2-4P2)5c Orange Brown, 10c Black, Reproduction, Small Die Proofs (3P2-4P2). With original gray card backing, Very Fine and choice, only 85 Roosevelt albums were produced

850
550
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1018
P
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1018, Essays, Proofs and Specimens: Postmasters` Provisionals thru 1847 Issue5c Orange Brown, 10c Black, Reproduction, Small Die Proofs (3P2-4P2), 5c Orange Brown, 10c Black, Reproduction, Small Die Proofs (3P2-4P2)5c Orange Brown, 10c Black, Reproduction, Small Die Proofs (3P2-4P2). Expertly removed from gray card backing, bright colors, Very Fine, only 85 were produced

850
450
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1019
P
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1019, Essays, Proofs and Specimens: Postmasters` Provisionals thru 1847 Issue5c Orange Brown, 10c Black, Reproductions, Plate Proofs on India, Card (3P3-4P3, 3P4-4P4), 5c Orange Brown, 10c Black, Reproductions, Plate Proofs on India, Card (3P3-4P3, 3P4-4P4)5c Orange Brown, 10c Black, Reproductions, Plate Proofs on India, Card (3P3-4P3, 3P4-4P4). Full margins, rich colors, Very Fine

850
450
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1020
P
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1020, Essays, Proofs and Specimens: Postmasters` Provisionals thru 1847 Issue5c Orange Brown, 10c Black, Reproduction, Plate Proofs on Card (3P4-4P4), 5c Orange Brown, 10c Black, Reproduction, Plate Proofs on Card (3P4-4P4)5c Orange Brown, 10c Black, Reproduction, Plate Proofs on Card (3P4-4P4). Choice large margins, Extremely Fine

400
250
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1021
P
Sale Number 930, Lot Number 1021, Essays, Proofs and Specimens: Postmasters` Provisionals thru 1847 Issue5c Orange Brown, 10c Black, Reproduction, Proofs, 5c Orange Brown, 10c Black, Reproduction, Proofs5c Orange Brown, 10c Black, Reproduction, Proofs. Eight items, incl. Nos. 3P3, 3P4 (3), 4P4 (2), 4P2, also 3P3 hybrid on card with "American Bank Note Co." at bottom, Fine-Very Fine

1,875
1,000
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