Sale 964 — The W. Wilson Hulme II Collection

Sale Date — Tuesday, 2 December, 2008

Category — 1861 Issue Essays

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
78
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Sale Number 964, Lot Number 78, 1861 Issue EssaysToppan, Carpenter & Co., 1c Die Essay on India, Cut to Shape (63-E9a), Toppan, Carpenter & Co., 1c Die Essay on India, Cut to Shape (63-E9a)Toppan, Carpenter & Co., 1c Die Essay on India, Cut to Shape (63-E9a). Intense shade, fresh and Very Fine

600
225
79
E
Sale Number 964, Lot Number 79, 1861 Issue EssaysToppan, Carpenter & Co., 3c Die Essay on Proof Paper (65-E1a, 65-E2b, 65-E3c, 65-E3e), Toppan, Carpenter & Co., 3c Die Essay on Proof Paper (65-E1a, 65-E2b, 65-E3c, 65-E3e)Toppan, Carpenter & Co., 3c Die Essay on Proof Paper (65-E1a, 65-E2b, 65-E3c, 65-E3e). Two of each, range of colors with no duplication, fresh and Very Fine

620
160
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80
E
Sale Number 964, Lot Number 80, 1861 Issue EssaysToppan, Carpenter & Co., 3c Die Essay on Colored Card (65-E2e), Toppan, Carpenter & Co., 3c Die Essay on Colored Card (65-E2e)Toppan, Carpenter & Co., 3c Die Essay on Colored Card (65-E2e). Five of the six Scott-listed colors, approximately 74 x 74mm, rich colors, fresh and Very Fine

750
225
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81
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Sale Number 964, Lot Number 81, 1861 Issue EssaysToppan, Carpenter & Co., 3c Black, Die Essay on Old Proof Paper (65-E4b), Toppan, Carpenter & Co., 3c Black, Die Essay on Old Proof Paper (65-E4b)Toppan, Carpenter & Co., 3c Black, Die Essay on Old Proof Paper (65-E4b). Stamp size as always, intense shade, small closed tear at right, appears Very Fine, scarce

1,500
700
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82
E
Sale Number 964, Lot Number 82, 1861 Issue EssaysToppan, Carpenter & Co., 5c Brown, Die II, Die Essay on Brown Toned Paper (67-E4b), Toppan, Carpenter & Co., 5c Brown, Die II, Die Essay on Brown Toned Paper (67-E4b)Toppan, Carpenter & Co., 5c Brown, Die II, Die Essay on Brown Toned Paper (67-E4b). Cut to shape as always, bright color, faint thin spot and tiny tear, appears Very Fine, scarce, this essay is known in both Brown and Black

1,000
300
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83
E
Sale Number 964, Lot Number 83, 1861 Issue EssaysToppan, Carpenter & Co., 12c Black, Die Essay on India, Cut to Shape (69-E4b), Toppan, Carpenter & Co., 12c Black, Die Essay on India, Cut to Shape (69-E4b)Toppan, Carpenter & Co., 12c Black, Die Essay on India, Cut to Shape (69-E4b). Cut to shape as usual, intense shade and impression, Very Fine and choice, a beautiful essay

500
300
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84
E
Sale Number 964, Lot Number 84, 1861 Issue EssaysToppan, Carpenter & Co., 24c Lilac, Die Essay on Old Proof Paper, Cut to Shape (70-E4a), Toppan, Carpenter & Co., 24c Lilac, Die Essay on Old Proof Paper, Cut to Shape (70-E4a)Toppan, Carpenter & Co., 24c Lilac, Die Essay on Old Proof Paper, Cut to Shape (70-E4a). Bright color, fresh and Very Fine example of this scarce essay, we have only offered three others in Power Search

400
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85
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Sale Number 964, Lot Number 85, 1861 Issue EssaysToppan, Carpenter & Co., 90c Blue, Die Essay on India, Cut to Shape (72-E5a), Toppan, Carpenter & Co., 90c Blue, Die Essay on India, Cut to Shape (72-E5a)Toppan, Carpenter & Co., 90c Blue, Die Essay on India, Cut to Shape (72-E5a). Deep rich color on bright paper, Very Fine and choice

300
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86
E
Sale Number 964, Lot Number 86, 1861 Issue EssaysProofs and Essays Balance, Proofs and Essays BalanceProofs and Essays Balance. Eleven items, incl. 41P3 block of four and single and also another block of four which is perforated and gummed, 38P1 hybrid, reprints of Nos. 11-E4, 11-E7a and 11-E2, Fine-Very Fine group

E. 750-1,000
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87
 
Sale Number 964, Lot Number 87, 1861 Issue EssaysBank Note Company Collateral, Bank Note Company CollateralBank Note Company Collateral. Four items, incl. card from Toppan, Carpenter & Co., miniature printing of the Lord's Prayer, also card from American Bank Note Co. with miniature version of Declaration of Independence, last is version of Danforth, Bald & Co. essay, Very Fine, fascinating group

E. 300-400
375
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