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Sale 962 — United States Stamps

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

Category — Essays, Proofs and Specimens (Later Issues)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2124
P
Sale Number 962, Lot Number 2124, Essays, Proofs and Specimens (Later Issues)1c-$4.00 Columbian, Plate Proofs on India (230P3-231P3, 233P3-240P3, 242P3-244P3), 1c-$4.00 Columbian, Plate Proofs on India (230P3-231P3, 233P3-240P3, 242P3-244P3)1c-$4.00 Columbian, Plate Proofs on India (230P3-231P3, 233P3-240P3, 242P3-244P3). 29 singles, one to five of each, remarkably fresh throughout, two 2c close to touch one side, two 50c some faults, otherwise virtually all Extremely Fine incl. all seven Dollar values

3,330
1,300
2125
Pbl
Sale Number 962, Lot Number 2125, Essays, Proofs and Specimens (Later Issues)3c-15c Columbian, Plate Proofs on India (232P3-238P3), 3c-15c Columbian, Plate Proofs on India (232P3-238P3)3c-15c Columbian, Plate Proofs on India (232P3-238P3). Blocks of four, 15c with full left imprint, one 8c trivial margin flaw, otherwise virtually all Very Fine-Extremely Fine

1,820
1,300
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2126
Pbl
Sale Number 962, Lot Number 2126, Essays, Proofs and Specimens (Later Issues)4c-6c Columbian, Plate Proofs on India (233P3-235P3), 4c-6c Columbian, Plate Proofs on India (233P3-235P3)4c-6c Columbian, Plate Proofs on India (233P3-235P3). Blocks of four, two, one and four respectively, two different 6c shades, Very Fine-Extremely Fine

1,820
600
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2127
P
Sale Number 962, Lot Number 2127, Essays, Proofs and Specimens (Later Issues)1c-$5.00 Columbian, Plate Proofs on Card (230P4-237P4, 240P4-241P4, 243P4, 245P4), 1c-$5.00 Columbian, Plate Proofs on Card (230P4-237P4, 240P4-241P4, 243P4, 245P4)1c-$5.00 Columbian, Plate Proofs on Card (230P4-237P4, 240P4-241P4, 243P4, 245P4). Nice accumulation of 73 proofs with multiples, incl. 27 of the 1c and eighteen of the 2c, the other 28 in quantities of generally two to four each, virtually all Very Fine-Extremely Fine

4,235
1,800
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2128
Pbl
Sale Number 962, Lot Number 2128, Essays, Proofs and Specimens (Later Issues)1c-15c Columbian, Plate Proofs on Card (230P4-232P4, 234P4-238P4), 1c-15c Columbian, Plate Proofs on Card (230P4-232P4, 234P4-238P4)1c-15c Columbian, Plate Proofs on Card (230P4-232P4, 234P4-238P4). Blocks of four, Very Fine-Extremely Fine

2,080
1,300
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2129
P
Sale Number 962, Lot Number 2129, Essays, Proofs and Specimens (Later Issues)1c-$5.00 1894 Issue, Large Die Proofs (246P1-247P1, 250P1, 253AP1-263P1), 1c-$5.00 1894 Issue, Large Die Proofs (246P1-247P1, 250P1, 253AP1-263P1)1c-$5.00 1894 Issue, Large Die Proofs (246P1-247P1, 250P1, 253AP1-263P1). On 150 x 200mm cards, virtually all die sunk ($1.00 and $5.00 affixed directly), four with minor toning (only two of the four proofs affected), otherwise Very Fine

4,925
1,300
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2130
P
Sale Number 962, Lot Number 2130, Essays, Proofs and Specimens (Later Issues)1c-$5.00 1894 Issue, Large Die Proofs (247P1, 250P1, 253AP1-257P1, 260P1-263P1), 1c-$5.00 1894 Issue, Large Die Proofs (247P1, 250P1, 253AP1-257P1, 260P1-263P1)1c-$5.00 1894 Issue, Large Die Proofs (247P1, 250P1, 253AP1-257P1, 260P1-263P1). Die sunk on 150 x 200mm cards except 50c affixed directly, $5.00 with albino die "63", small mark on neck of 50c, otherwise Very Fine

3,925
1,500
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2131
P
Sale Number 962, Lot Number 2131, Essays, Proofs and Specimens (Later Issues)1c-8c 1894 Issue, Large Die Proofs (247P1, 250P1, 253AP1-257P1), 1c-8c 1894 Issue, Large Die Proofs (247P1, 250P1, 253AP1-257P1)1c-8c 1894 Issue, Large Die Proofs (247P1, 250P1, 253AP1-257P1). One to three of each, virtually all die sunk on large cards (110 x 125mm to150 x 200mm), one 3c reduced to just outside of die sinkage area, one 6c off card, incl. couple shade varieties, couple with minor toning, otherwise Very Fine lot

3,450
650
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2132
P
Sale Number 962, Lot Number 2132, Essays, Proofs and Specimens (Later Issues)6c Brown, Plate Proof on Card (256P4), 6c Brown, Plate Proof on Card (256P4)6c Brown, Plate Proof on Card (256P4). Extremely Fine

450
250
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2133
P
Sale Number 962, Lot Number 2133, Essays, Proofs and Specimens (Later Issues)$2.00 Dark Blue, $5.00 Dark Green, Large Die Proofs (262P1-263P1), $2.00 Dark Blue, $5.00 Dark Green, Large Die Proofs (262P1-263P1)$2.00 Dark Blue, $5.00 Dark Green, Large Die Proofs (262P1-263P1). Die sunk on cards, $2.00 62 x 124mm, the vertical format variety, $5.00 149 x 219mm, former with pencil note "OK to harden", latter singed in pencil by Kennedy and Phillipe, the engravers, $5.00 some really minor toning and small card fault in extreme bottom right corner, otherwise Extremely Fine

1,125
1,000
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2134
P
Sale Number 962, Lot Number 2134, Essays, Proofs and Specimens (Later Issues)8c Olive Green on Yellow, Large Die Proof on Wove (337P1), 8c Olive Green on Yellow, Large Die Proof on Wove (337P1)8c Olive Green on Yellow, Large Die Proof on Wove (337P1). Reduced to stamp size, light creases, Very Fine appearance, this is one of seven 1908-09 Issue proofs listed on colored paper but unpriced and the only 8c (three of the seven are 50c values)

E. 300-400
375
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2135
TC
Sale Number 962, Lot Number 2135, Essays, Proofs and Specimens (Later Issues)10c Blue on Pale Greenish Blue, Trial Color Large Die Proof on Wove (338TC1 var.), 10c Blue on Pale Greenish Blue, Trial Color Large Die Proof on Wove (338TC1 var.)10c Blue on Pale Greenish Blue, Trial Color Large Die Proof on Wove (338TC1 var.). Reduced to stamp size but with huge margins, thin spot, Extremely Fine appearance, Blue shade is unlisted on colored paper, a 10c in Orange is listed on Greenish Blue and all of the 39 listed 5c-$1.00 trial color die proofs of this issue are unpriced

E. 400-500
550
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2136
TC
Sale Number 962, Lot Number 2136, Essays, Proofs and Specimens (Later Issues)13c Deep Violet on Yellow, Large Die Trial Color Proof on Wove (339TC1), 13c Deep Violet on Yellow, Large Die Trial Color Proof on Wove (339TC1)13c Deep Violet on Yellow, Large Die Trial Color Proof on Wove (339TC1). Reduced to stamp size, Very Fine, listed but unpriced

E. 500-750
550
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2137
TC
Sale Number 962, Lot Number 2137, Essays, Proofs and Specimens (Later Issues)13c Blue on Yellow, Large Die Trial Color Proof on Wove (339TC1), 13c Blue on Yellow, Large Die Trial Color Proof on Wove (339TC1)13c Blue on Yellow, Large Die Trial Color Proof on Wove (339TC1). Reduced to stamp size, Very Fine, listed but unpriced

E. 500-750
550
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2138
TC
Sale Number 962, Lot Number 2138, Essays, Proofs and Specimens (Later Issues)13c Blue on Yellow, Large Die Trial Color Proof on Wove (339TC1), 13c Blue on Yellow, Large Die Trial Color Proof on Wove (339TC1)13c Blue on Yellow, Large Die Trial Color Proof on Wove (339TC1). Reduced to stamp size, Very Fine, listed but unpriced

E. 500-750
550
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2139
TC
Sale Number 962, Lot Number 2139, Essays, Proofs and Specimens (Later Issues)13c Sea Green on Pale Blue, Large Die Trial Color Proof on Wove (339TC1), 13c Sea Green on Pale Blue, Large Die Trial Color Proof on Wove (339TC1)13c Sea Green on Pale Blue, Large Die Trial Color Proof on Wove (339TC1). Reduced to stamp size, Very Fine, listed but unpriced

E. 500-750
600
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2140
TC
Sale Number 962, Lot Number 2140, Essays, Proofs and Specimens (Later Issues)15c Ultramarine on Yellow, Large Die Trial Color Proof on Wove (340TC1), 15c Ultramarine on Yellow, Large Die Trial Color Proof on Wove (340TC1)15c Ultramarine on Yellow, Large Die Trial Color Proof on Wove (340TC1). Reduced to stamp size, Very Fine, listed but unpriced (this is possibly the "Blue" on Yellow listing, but definitely Ultramarine)

E. 500-750
425
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2141
TC
Sale Number 962, Lot Number 2141, Essays, Proofs and Specimens (Later Issues)15c Blue on Light Blue, Large Die Trial Color Proof on Wove (340TC1), 15c Blue on Light Blue, Large Die Trial Color Proof on Wove (340TC1)15c Blue on Light Blue, Large Die Trial Color Proof on Wove (340TC1). Reduced to stamp size, Very Fine, listed but unpriced (this is very possibly the "Greenish Blue" paper listing)

E. 500-750
600
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2142
TC
Sale Number 962, Lot Number 2142, Essays, Proofs and Specimens (Later Issues)15c Dark Blue on Pink, Large Die Trial Color Proof on Wove (340TC1), 15c Dark Blue on Pink, Large Die Trial Color Proof on Wove (340TC1)15c Dark Blue on Pink, Large Die Trial Color Proof on Wove (340TC1). Reduced to stamp size, Very Fine, listed but unpriced (this is probably the "Blue" on Pink listing, color is definitely Dark Blue)

E. 500-750
550
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2143
TC
Sale Number 962, Lot Number 2143, Essays, Proofs and Specimens (Later Issues)50c Lilac on Pale Blue, Large Die Trial Color Proof on Wove (339TC1), 50c Lilac on Pale Blue, Large Die Trial Color Proof on Wove (339TC1)50c Lilac on Pale Blue, Large Die Trial Color Proof on Wove (339TC1). Reduced to stamp size, Very Fine, listed but unpriced (this is possibly the "Light Blue" paper listing)

E. 500-750
600
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2144
TC
Sale Number 962, Lot Number 2144, Essays, Proofs and Specimens (Later Issues)$1.00 Pink, Small Die Trial Color Proof (342TC2), $1.00 Pink, Small Die Trial Color Proof (342TC2)$1.00 Pink, Small Die Trial Color Proof (342TC2). Two minor edge thins, Extremely Fine appearance, very scarce

1,100
600
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2145
P
Sale Number 962, Lot Number 2145, Essays, Proofs and Specimens (Later Issues)8c Olive Green, Large Die Proof on White Wove (560P1a), 8c Olive Green, Large Die Proof on White Wove (560P1a)8c Olive Green, Large Die Proof on White Wove (560P1a). Die sunk on 150 x 200mm card, wonderfully fresh and well-preserved, typewritten "Approved April 10, 1923." and signed Harry S New "Postmaster General", Extremely Fine, this proof is believed to have come from the presentation set given to President Coolidge by Postmaster New

700
750
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