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Sale 962 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Wednesday-Friday, 24-26 September, 2008

Category — Essays, Proofs and Specimens (Bowlsby Patent Coupon Essays)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2028
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Sale Number 962, Lot Number 2028, Essays, Proofs and Specimens (Bowlsby Patent Coupon Essays)1c Olive Yellow, Bowlsby Patent Coupon, Die Essay on India (63-E13a), 1c Olive Yellow, Bowlsby Patent Coupon, Die Essay on India (63-E13a)1c Olive Yellow, Bowlsby Patent Coupon, Die Essay on India (63-E13a). On 151 x 227mm card with full die sinkage, distinctive shade, fresh and Very Fine, this color is unlisted in Scott

1,600
1,700
2029
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Sale Number 962, Lot Number 2029, Essays, Proofs and Specimens (Bowlsby Patent Coupon Essays)1c Brown, Bowlsby Patent Coupon, Die Essay on India (63-E13a), 1c Brown, Bowlsby Patent Coupon, Die Essay on India (63-E13a)1c Brown, Bowlsby Patent Coupon, Die Essay on India (63-E13a). On 68 x 101mm card with full die sinkage, rich color, fresh and Very Fine

1,600
800
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2030
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Sale Number 962, Lot Number 2030, Essays, Proofs and Specimens (Bowlsby Patent Coupon Essays)1c Blue Green, Bowlsby Patent Coupon, Die Essay on India (63-E13a), 1c Blue Green, Bowlsby Patent Coupon, Die Essay on India (63-E13a)1c Blue Green, Bowlsby Patent Coupon, Die Essay on India (63-E13a). On 65 x 100mm card with full die sinkage, rich color, ms. "h" at bottom right, Very Fine and choice

1,600
1,300
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2031
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Sale Number 962, Lot Number 2031, Essays, Proofs and Specimens (Bowlsby Patent Coupon Essays)1c Red, Bowlsby Patent Coupon, Die Essay on India (63-E13a), 1c Red, Bowlsby Patent Coupon, Die Essay on India (63-E13a)1c Red, Bowlsby Patent Coupon, Die Essay on India (63-E13a). On 71 x 101mm card with full die sinkage, radiant color, Very Fine

1,600
1,100
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2032
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Sale Number 962, Lot Number 2032, Essays, Proofs and Specimens (Bowlsby Patent Coupon Essays)1c Apple Green, Bowlsby Patent Coupon, Die Essay on India (63-E13a), 1c Apple Green, Bowlsby Patent Coupon, Die Essay on India (63-E13a)1c Apple Green, Bowlsby Patent Coupon, Die Essay on India (63-E13a). On 65 x 101mm card with full die sinkage, deep rich color, ms. "m" at bottom right, Very Fine and choice, this color unlisted in Scott

1,600
1,700
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2033
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Sale Number 962, Lot Number 2033, Essays, Proofs and Specimens (Bowlsby Patent Coupon Essays)1c Orange, Bowlsby Patent Coupon, Die Essay on India (63-E13a), 1c Orange, Bowlsby Patent Coupon, Die Essay on India (63-E13a)1c Orange, Bowlsby Patent Coupon, Die Essay on India (63-E13a). On 69 x 104mm card with full die sinkage, brilliant color as fresh as the day it was printed, small ms. "a." at bottom right, few light toned spots well away from design, otherwise Very Fine

1,600
1,200
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2034
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Sale Number 962, Lot Number 2034, Essays, Proofs and Specimens (Bowlsby Patent Coupon Essays)1c Orange Brown, Bowlsby Patent Coupon, Die Essay on India (63-E13a), 1c Orange Brown, Bowlsby Patent Coupon, Die Essay on India (63-E13a)1c Orange Brown, Bowlsby Patent Coupon, Die Essay on India (63-E13a). On 65 x 103mm card with full die sinkage, ms. "e" at bottom right, Very Fine

1,600
850
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2035
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Sale Number 962, Lot Number 2035, Essays, Proofs and Specimens (Bowlsby Patent Coupon Essays)1c Bowlsby Patent Coupon Die Essay on White Glazed Paper (63-E13b), 1c Bowlsby Patent Coupon Die Essay on White Glazed Paper (63-E13b)1c Bowlsby Patent Coupon Die Essay on White Glazed Paper (63-E13b). Complete set in all four Scott-listed colors, approximately 64 x 77mm, few small thin spots from mount removal

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. A SCARCE COMPLETE SET OF ALL FOUR SCOTT-LISTED COLORS OF THE ONE-CENT BOWLSBY PATENT COUPONS ON WHITE GLAZED PAPER

Rarely offered as a complete set, this is a great opportunity to acquire all four Scott-listed colors

6,400
3,000
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2036
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Sale Number 962, Lot Number 2036, Essays, Proofs and Specimens (Bowlsby Patent Coupon Essays)1c Red, Bowlsby Patent Coupon, Plate Essay on Pelure Paper (63-E13c), 1c Red, Bowlsby Patent Coupon, Plate Essay on Pelure Paper (63-E13c)1c Red, Bowlsby Patent Coupon, Plate Essay on Pelure Paper (63-E13c). Block of four, large margins, full original gum, usual creases and flaws often associated with this fragile paper, otherwise Very Fine, scarce multiple, Scott Retail as singles

1,200
600
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2037
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Sale Number 962, Lot Number 2037, Essays, Proofs and Specimens (Bowlsby Patent Coupon Essays)1c Red, Bowlsby Patent Coupon, Plate Essay on Pelure Paper (63-E13c), 1c Red, Bowlsby Patent Coupon, Plate Essay on Pelure Paper (63-E13c)1c Red, Bowlsby Patent Coupon, Plate Essay on Pelure Paper (63-E13c). Horizontal pair, large to huge margins, original gum, light natural gum bends and in better condition than most, Very Fine-Extremely Fine

600
275
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2038
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Sale Number 962, Lot Number 2038, Essays, Proofs and Specimens (Bowlsby Patent Coupon Essays)1c Red, Bowlsby Patent Coupon, Plate Essay on White Paper (63-E13d), 1c Red, Bowlsby Patent Coupon, Plate Essay on White Paper (63-E13d)1c Red, Bowlsby Patent Coupon, Plate Essay on White Paper (63-E13d). Horizontal strip of four, large to huge margins incl. sheet margin at top, original gum, few usual trivial paper imperfections, Extremely Fine, an impressive and scarce multiple, especially desirable with the sheet margin, Scott Retail as singles

1,000
550
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2039
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Sale Number 962, Lot Number 2039, Essays, Proofs and Specimens (Bowlsby Patent Coupon Essays)1c Red, Bowlsby Patent Coupon, Plate Essay on White Paper, 13 x 16mm Grill (63-E13e), 1c Red, Bowlsby Patent Coupon, Plate Essay on White Paper, 13 x 16mm Grill (63-E13e)1c Red, Bowlsby Patent Coupon, Plate Essay on White Paper, 13 x 16mm Grill (63-E13e). Block of six, huge margins all around incl. bottom left corner sheet margin, original gum, bright color, folded horizontally between stamps, light diagonal crease at top left

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. THIS IS REPORTED TO BE THE LARGEST RECORDED MULTIPLE OF THIS ESSAY ON WHITE PAPER AND WITH GRILL. A GREAT RARITY AND AN IMPRESSIVE SHOWPIECE.

Scott Retail as singles

2,100
2,300
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2040
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Sale Number 962, Lot Number 2040, Essays, Proofs and Specimens (Bowlsby Patent Coupon Essays)1c Blue, Bowlsby Patent Coupon, Plate Essay, Perforated All Around (63-E13f), 1c Blue, Bowlsby Patent Coupon, Plate Essay, Perforated All Around (63-E13f)1c Blue, Bowlsby Patent Coupon, Plate Essay, Perforated All Around (63-E13f). Block of 20 with selvage at both sides and at bottom, original gum, deep rich color

VERY FINE. THIS IS SURELY THE LARGEST RECORDED MULTIPLE OF THE ONE-CENT BOWLSBY PATENT ESSAY -- A REMARKABLE SHOWPIECE

Scott Retail as singles

3,500
3,500
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2041
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Sale Number 962, Lot Number 2041, Essays, Proofs and Specimens (Bowlsby Patent Coupon Essays)1c Bowlsby Patent Coupon, Plate Essay, Perforated All Around (63-E13f), 1c Bowlsby Patent Coupon, Plate Essay, Perforated All Around (63-E13f)1c Bowlsby Patent Coupon, Plate Essay, Perforated All Around (63-E13f). Block of twelve in Red with selvage at bottom, original gum, lightly hinged, rich color

FINE-VERY FINE. A SCARCE LARGE MULTIPLE OF THE ONE-CENT BOWLSBY PATENT COUPON WHICH IS PERFORATED ALL AROUND AND ALSO BETWEEN STAMP AND COUPON. EASILY ONE OF THE LARGEST MULTIPLES EXTANT.

Scott Retail as singles

2,100
1,400
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2042
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Sale Number 962, Lot Number 2042, Essays, Proofs and Specimens (Bowlsby Patent Coupon Essays)1c Red, Bowlsby Patent Coupon, Plate Essay, Perforated All Around (63-E13f), 1c Red, Bowlsby Patent Coupon, Plate Essay, Perforated All Around (63-E13f)1c Red, Bowlsby Patent Coupon, Plate Essay, Perforated All Around (63-E13f). Block of four, original gum, bottom stamps h.r., deep rich color, Fine, scarce multiple, Scott Retail as singles

700
325
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2043
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Sale Number 962, Lot Number 2043, Essays, Proofs and Specimens (Bowlsby Patent Coupon Essays)1c Blue, Bowlsby Patent Coupon, Plate Essay, Perforated All Around (63-E13f), 1c Blue, Bowlsby Patent Coupon, Plate Essay, Perforated All Around (63-E13f)1c Blue, Bowlsby Patent Coupon, Plate Essay, Perforated All Around (63-E13f). Block of four, original gum, rich color, choice centering, Very Fine, scarce block, Scott Retail as singles

700
400
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2044
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Sale Number 962, Lot Number 2044, Essays, Proofs and Specimens (Bowlsby Patent Coupon Essays)1c Red, Bowlsby Patent Coupon, Plate Essay, Perforated All Around (63-E13f), 1c Red, Bowlsby Patent Coupon, Plate Essay, Perforated All Around (63-E13f)1c Red, Bowlsby Patent Coupon, Plate Essay, Perforated All Around (63-E13f). Original gum, deep rich color on bright paper, wide margins, Very Fine and choice

175
130
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2045
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Sale Number 962, Lot Number 2045, Essays, Proofs and Specimens (Bowlsby Patent Coupon Essays)1c Red, Bowlsby Patent Coupon, Plate Essay, Perforated All Around, Imperforate Between Stamp and Coupon (63-E13g), 1c Red, Bowlsby Patent Coupon, Plate Essay, Perforated All Around, Imperforate Between Stamp and Coupon (63-E13g)1c Red, Bowlsby Patent Coupon, Plate Essay, Perforated All Around, Imperforate Between Stamp and Coupon (63-E13g). Block of six, original gum, h.r. at top and bottom, bright color, Very Fine and choice, scarce multiple, Scott Retail as singles

1,050
425
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2046
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Sale Number 962, Lot Number 2046, Essays, Proofs and Specimens (Bowlsby Patent Coupon Essays)1c Bowlsby Patent Coupon, Plate Essay, Perforated All Around, Imperforate Between Stamp and Coupon (63-E13g), 1c Bowlsby Patent Coupon, Plate Essay, Perforated All Around, Imperforate Between Stamp and Coupon (63-E13g)1c Bowlsby Patent Coupon, Plate Essay, Perforated All Around, Imperforate Between Stamp and Coupon (63-E13g). One in Red and one in Blue, bright colors, original gum, Fine-Very Fine set of both Scott-listed colors

350
180
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2047
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Sale Number 962, Lot Number 2047, Essays, Proofs and Specimens (Bowlsby Patent Coupon Essays)1c Blue, Bowlsby Patent Coupon, Plate Essay, Perforated All Around, Rouletted Between Stamp and Label (63-E13h), 1c Blue, Bowlsby Patent Coupon, Plate Essay, Perforated All Around, Rouletted Between Stamp and Label (63-E13h)1c Blue, Bowlsby Patent Coupon, Plate Essay, Perforated All Around, Rouletted Between Stamp and Label (63-E13h). Horizontal strip of four, original gum, bright color, lightened purple handstamp in coupon, otherwise Very Fine, this is the largest recorded multiple of the Bowlsby patent coupon rouletted between stamp and coupon, Scott Retail as singles

1,200
500
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2048
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Sale Number 962, Lot Number 2048, Essays, Proofs and Specimens (Bowlsby Patent Coupon Essays)1c Blue, Bowlsby Patent Coupon, Plate Essay, Perforated All Around, Rouletted Between Stamp and Label (63-E13h), 1c Blue, Bowlsby Patent Coupon, Plate Essay, Perforated All Around, Rouletted Between Stamp and Label (63-E13h)1c Blue, Bowlsby Patent Coupon, Plate Essay, Perforated All Around, Rouletted Between Stamp and Label (63-E13h). Original gum, bright shade, trivial soiling at bottom left, otherwise Fine

300
130
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