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Sale 967 — Important and Superb United States Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday-Friday, 16-19 December, 2008

Category — Essays, Proofs and Specimens

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
4001
TC
Sale Number 967, Lot Number 4001, Essays, Proofs and Specimens5c Black, Large Die Trial Color Proof on India (1TC1), 5c Black, Large Die Trial Color Proof on India (1TC1)5c Black, Large Die Trial Color Proof on India (1TC1). Off card and cut small, Very Fine

675
180
4002
TC
Sale Number 967, Lot Number 4002, Essays, Proofs and Specimens5c Dark Brownish Black, Large Die Trial Color Proof on India (1TC1), 5c Dark Brownish Black, Large Die Trial Color Proof on India (1TC1)5c Dark Brownish Black, Large Die Trial Color Proof on India (1TC1). Die sunk on 1-3/4 x 2-3/16 in. card, unlisted color, closest listing is large die on bond in Black Brown, Extremely Fine, Scott Retail as any 5c Large Die Trial Color

1,000
1,100
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4003
TC
Sale Number 967, Lot Number 4003, Essays, Proofs and Specimens5c Rose Lake, Large Die Trial Color Proof on India (1TC1), 5c Rose Lake, Large Die Trial Color Proof on India (1TC1)5c Rose Lake, Large Die Trial Color Proof on India (1TC1). 2-1/16 x 2-9/16 in., off card, insignificant corner thins outside die sinkage area, Very Fine

1,000
900
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4004
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Sale Number 967, Lot Number 4004, Essays, Proofs and Specimens10c Black, Large Die Proof on India (2P1), 10c Black, Large Die Proof on India (2P1)10c Black, Large Die Proof on India (2P1). On 1-3/4 x 2-1/4 in. card, Very Fine

800
700
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4005
TC
Sale Number 967, Lot Number 4005, Essays, Proofs and Specimens10c Rose Lake, Large Die Trial Color Proof on India (2TC1), 10c Rose Lake, Large Die Trial Color Proof on India (2TC1)10c Rose Lake, Large Die Trial Color Proof on India (2TC1). 2-1/16 x 2-5/8 in., off card, Very Fine and choice

1,000
1,000
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4006
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Sale Number 967, Lot Number 4006, Essays, Proofs and Specimens5c 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). Affixed on small thick cards, also incl. No 40P2 affixed the same way, all with ms. "X" obliteration, "demonetized" for use as samples, the 5c with light overall toning giving the appearance of a Panama-Pacific Small Die Proof, Extremely Fine, we believe this is the first time we have offered these Small Die Proof varieties, Scott Retail as normal small dies

1,200
550
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4007
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Sale Number 967, Lot Number 4007, Essays, Proofs and Specimens1c-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). Eleven different, incl. "key" 65P4, 70P4 and 73P4, fresh, beautiful colors, Very Fine-Extremely Fine

1,640
550
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4008
S
Sale Number 967, Lot Number 4008, Essays, Proofs and Specimens1c-90c 1861-66 Issue, Specimen Ovpt. Ty. B (63S/78S), 1c-90c 1861-66 Issue, Specimen Ovpt. Ty. B (63S/78S)1c-90c 1861-66 Issue, Specimen Ovpt. Ty. B (63S/78S). Complete set less 12c, original gum, some h.r., typical mixed centering, Fine lot

1,370
450
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4009
E
Sale Number 967, Lot Number 4009, Essays, Proofs and Specimens10c Yellowish Green, Die Essay on India (68-E3), 10c Yellowish Green, Die Essay on India (68-E3)10c Yellowish Green, Die Essay on India (68-E3). On card, 34 x 38mm, incomplete design with thin line missing at top of frame, Very Fine

1,000
375
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4010
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Sale Number 967, Lot Number 4010, Essays, Proofs and Specimens10c Dark Green, Large Die Proof on India (68P1), 10c Dark Green, Large Die Proof on India (68P1)10c Dark Green, Large Die Proof on India (68P1). Die sunk on 6 x 8 in. card, National Bank Note Co. N.Y. imprint at bottom, Extremely Fine

650
225
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4011
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Sale Number 967, Lot Number 4011, Essays, Proofs and Specimens10c Dark Green, Large Die Proof on India (68P1), 10c Dark Green, Large Die Proof on India (68P1)10c Dark Green, Large Die Proof on India (68P1). Die sunk on 6 x 9 in. card, National Bank Note Co. N.Y. imprint at bottom, Extremely Fine

650
225
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4012
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Sale Number 967, Lot Number 4012, Essays, Proofs and Specimens10c Dark Green, Large Die Proof on India (68P1), 10c Dark Green, Large Die Proof on India (68P1)10c Dark Green, Large Die Proof on India (68P1). Die sunk on 6 x 9 in. card, National Bank Note Co. N.Y. imprint at bottom, some light toning confined to the extreme card edges, otherwise Extremely Fine

650
200
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4013
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Sale Number 967, Lot Number 4013, Essays, Proofs and Specimens10c Dark Green, Large Die Proof on India, Specimen Ovpt. (68P1), 10c Dark Green, Large Die Proof on India, Specimen Ovpt. (68P1)10c Dark Green, Large Die Proof on India, Specimen Ovpt. (68P1). Die sunk on 6 x 9 in. card, National Bank Note Co. imprint, diagonal card crease far above proof, otherwise Extremely Fine, handsome example of a salesman's sample despite the crease

650
600
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4014
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Sale Number 967, Lot Number 4014, Essays, Proofs and Specimens10c Green, Die and Plate Proofs (68P1, 68P2, 68P3, 68P4), 10c Green, Die and Plate Proofs (68P1, 68P2, 68P3, 68P4)10c Green, Die and Plate Proofs (68P1, 68P2, 68P3, 68P4). The large die off card and reduced to 41 x 49mm (slight India paper thin extreme top left corner), Very Fine lot

970
225
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4015
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Sale Number 967, Lot Number 4015, Essays, Proofs and Specimens12c Black, Large Die Proof on India (69P1), 12c Black, Large Die Proof on India (69P1)12c Black, Large Die Proof on India (69P1). Die sunk on 6 x 8-3/4 in. card, National Bank Note Co. N.Y. imprint at bottom, Extremely Fine

700
550
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4016
TC
Sale Number 967, Lot Number 4016, Essays, Proofs and Specimens1c-90c 1861 Re-issue, Atlanta Trial Color Plate Proofs (102TC-111TC), 1c-90c 1861 Re-issue, Atlanta Trial Color Plate Proofs (102TC-111TC)1c-90c 1861 Re-issue, Atlanta Trial Color Plate Proofs (102TC-111TC). Complete set in Black, 24c Fine, others Very Fine-Extremely Fine

1,075
475
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4017
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Sale Number 967, Lot Number 4017, Essays, Proofs and Specimens3c-90c 1869 Pictorial, Plate Proofs (114P4-116P4, 129P3, 120P4, 122P4), 3c-90c 1869 Pictorial, Plate Proofs (114P4-116P4, 129P3, 120P4, 122P4)3c-90c 1869 Pictorial, Plate Proofs (114P4-116P4, 129P3, 120P4, 122P4). Group of six plate proofs, five on card, 15c on India, all with ample to large margins, most small faults, Fine-Very Fine appearance

885
130
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4018
Pbl
Sale Number 967, Lot Number 4018, Essays, Proofs and Specimens24c 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 with right sheet margin, vignette shifted slightly to the right, Very Fine

560
225
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4019
Ebl
Sale Number 967, Lot Number 4019, Essays, Proofs and Specimens30c 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). Block of four, Very Fine

1,400
450
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4020
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Sale Number 967, Lot Number 4020, Essays, Proofs and Specimens90c Carmine & Black, Plate Proof on India (122P3), 90c Carmine & Black, Plate Proof on India (122P3)90c Carmine & Black, Plate Proof on India (122P3). Top imprint and plate no. 22 strip of four, three ample to huge margins, trifle close at left, Fine-Very Fine, attractive position piece

720
600
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4021
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Sale Number 967, Lot Number 4021, Essays, Proofs and Specimens15c Brown & Blue, Ty. III, Hybrid Large Die Proof (129P1), 15c Brown & Blue, Ty. III, Hybrid Large Die Proof (129P1)15c Brown & Blue, Ty. III, Hybrid Large Die Proof (129P1). On 6 x 9 in. card, some slight card toning, otherwise Very Fine, the bi-color 1869 Pictorial Large Die Proofs exist only as hybrids

550
150
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4022
Pbl
Sale Number 967, Lot Number 4022, Essays, Proofs and Specimens12c Violet, Plate Proof on India (151P3), 12c Violet, Plate Proof on India (151P3)12c Violet, Plate Proof on India (151P3). Top imprint and plate no. 24 block of 20, bottom right proof with small tear at upper right, Very Fine-Extremely Fine appearance, with 2008 P.F. certificate

525
325
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4023
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10c Brown, 15c Orange, Large Die Proofs on India (152P1, 161P1). Die sunk on full cards, Very Fine

750
180
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4024
Pbl
Sale Number 967, Lot Number 4024, Essays, Proofs and Specimens15c Yellow Orange, Plate Proof on India (163P3), 15c Yellow Orange, Plate Proof on India (163P3)15c Yellow Orange, Plate Proof on India (163P3). Top imprint and plate no. 31 block of 14, large to huge margins, tiny tear in selvage at right, otherwise Extremely Fine

1,130
475
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4025
c
Sale Number 967, Lot Number 4025, Essays, Proofs and Specimens15c Large Bank Note Entire Essays (Thorp-Bartels 60d, 60i, 60n), 15c Large Bank Note Entire Essays (Thorp-Bartels 60d, 60i, 60n)15c Large Bank Note Entire Essays (Thorp-Bartels 60d, 60i, 60n). Orange, Green and Brown, Very Fine, very scarce

E. 1,000-1,500
650
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4026
TC
1c-6c 1873-75 Bank Note Trial Color Plate Proofs on India (156P3-159TC3, 179TC3). On card backing, mostly multiples with 1c-3c and 5c blocks of four and 6c block of eight, also incl. 1c block of four on card, slight duplication, virtually all Fine-Very Fine or better

952
225
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4027
Pbl
Sale Number 967, Lot Number 4027, Essays, Proofs and Specimens7c Orange Vermilion, Plate Proof on India (160P3), 7c Orange Vermilion, Plate Proof on India (160P3)7c Orange Vermilion, Plate Proof on India (160P3). Bottom imprint and plate no. 22 block of fourteen, some India paper hinging translucencies not mentioned on accompanying certificate which does mention faint thins on top left stamp, otherwise Extremely Fine, ex Earl of Crawford, with 2008 P.F. certificate

825
700
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4028
TC
Sale Number 967, Lot Number 4028, Essays, Proofs and Specimens15c Black, Large Die Trial Color Proof on India (189TC1), 15c Black, Large Die Trial Color Proof on India (189TC1)15c Black, Large Die Trial Color Proof on India (189TC1). Die sunk on 3 x 3-5/8 in. card, National Bank Note Co. N.Y. imprint, pencil "1" top right and "145" bottom left, Very Fine, this may be a 1907 production made by J. Ralph

1,000
1,300
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4029
Sbl
Sale Number 967, Lot Number 4029, Essays, Proofs and Specimens15c Blue, Special Printing Without "Sample A" Ovpt. 189SL var), 15c Blue, Special Printing Without "Sample A" Ovpt. 189SL var)15c Blue, Special Printing Without "Sample A" Ovpt. 189SL var). Horizontal block of twelve with top part imprint, plate no. 31 and imperf half arrow, almost a complete plate block, original gum, some h.r., exceptionally well-centered, Very Fine, the 1889 "Sample" and "Sample A" overprinted stamps are referred to as "Special Printings" in the Scott U.S. Specialized Catalogue, and the "Sample A" colors are essentially the ones adopted for the subsequent 1890-93 Small Bank Note Issue, Scott Retail as twelve singles

1,200
2,000
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4030
Ebl
Sale Number 967, Lot Number 4030, Essays, Proofs and Specimens3c Blue Green, Four Large Holes Patent Punch, Double Paper (207 var), 3c Blue Green, Four Large Holes Patent Punch, Double Paper (207 var)3c Blue Green, Four Large Holes Patent Punch, Double Paper (207 var). Block of 15 (5 x 3) with part top imprint, plate no. 367 and imperf half arrow selvage, original gum, appears Mint N.H., about half have tiny bits of the fragile top layer of paper missing, characteristic of this experimental printing, Fine

E. 400-500
325
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4031
TC
Sale Number 967, Lot Number 4031, Essays, Proofs and Specimens3c Green, Large Die Trial Color Proof on India (214TC1), 3c Green, Large Die Trial Color Proof on India (214TC1)3c Green, Large Die Trial Color Proof on India (214TC1). Die sunk on 3-3/8 x 3-3/4 in. card, "Worked Over By New Company June 29th 1881" imprint, couple tiny insignificant pinpoint toning specks far from design, otherwise Extremely Fine

1,000
500
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4032
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Sale Number 967, Lot Number 4032, Essays, Proofs and Specimens1c-90c 1890 Issue, Small Die Proofs (219P2-219DP2, 221P2-224P2, 226P2-229P2), 1c-90c 1890 Issue, Small Die Proofs (219P2-219DP2, 221P2-224P2, 226P2-229P2)1c-90c 1890 Issue, Small Die Proofs (219P2-219DP2, 221P2-224P2, 226P2-229P2). Removed from Roosevelt Album gray cards (some remnants), complete less 2c Carmine and 8c, several with thins, otherwise Very Fine

1,900
375
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4033
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Sale Number 967, Lot Number 4033, Essays, Proofs and Specimens1c-90c 1890 Issue, Plate Proofs on Card (219P4-229P4), 1c-90c 1890 Issue, Plate Proofs on Card (219P4-229P4)1c-90c 1890 Issue, Plate Proofs on Card (219P4-229P4). Fine-Very Fine set

785
225
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4034
P
1c-90c 1890 Issue, Plate Proofs on Card (219P4-219DP4, 221P4-229P4). Complete less 2c Carmine, Very Fine

585
160
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4035
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Sale Number 967, Lot Number 4035, Essays, Proofs and Specimens1c-$5.00 1894-98 Issue, Small Die Proofs (264P2/284P2), 1c-$5.00 1894-98 Issue, Small Die Proofs (264P2/284P2)1c-$5.00 1894-98 Issue, Small Die Proofs (264P2/284P2). The complete set of 17 different on one Roosevelt presentation album page, Very Fine and choice, only 85 sets prepared

5,035
6,000
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4036
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Sale Number 967, Lot Number 4036, Essays, Proofs and Specimens1c-$5.00 1894 Issue, Large Die Proofs on India (247P1, 250P1, 253AP1, 254P1-261P1, 263P1), 1c-$5.00 1894 Issue, Large Die Proofs on India (247P1, 250P1, 253AP1, 254P1-261P1, 263P1)1c-$5.00 1894 Issue, Large Die Proofs on India (247P1, 250P1, 253AP1, 254P1-261P1, 263P1). Complete set less $2.00, otherwise all denominations represented, die sunk on 6 x 8 in. cards, Very Fine and choice

4,000
1,300
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4037
P
Sale Number 967, Lot Number 4037, Essays, Proofs and Specimens2c-50c 1894 Issue, Large Die Proofs on India (250P1-251P1, 253P1, 253AP1, 255P1-256P1, 260P1), 2c-50c 1894 Issue, Large Die Proofs on India (250P1-251P1, 253P1, 253AP1, 255P1-256P1, 260P1)2c-50c 1894 Issue, Large Die Proofs on India (250P1-251P1, 253P1, 253AP1, 255P1-256P1, 260P1). Extra No. 251P1, the 2c Ty. I die sunk on full card, others cut down and both on and off card, four, incl. 3c Ty. II, 5c, 6c and 50c have decent size card areas, virtually all Fine-Very Fine

2,775
325
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4038
E
Sale Number 967, Lot Number 4038, Essays, Proofs and Specimens2c Deep Red, Die Essay on India (250-E3), 2c Deep Red, Die Essay on India (250-E3)2c Deep Red, Die Essay on India (250-E3). 1-7/16 x 1-13/16 in., off card, with Die "C-224" and "American Bank Note Co. N.Y." imprint, Very Fine, the color is more a Lake shade than Deep Red

1,000
250
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4039
P
Sale Number 967, Lot Number 4039, Essays, Proofs and Specimens2c Carmine, Ty. IV, Large Die Proof (279BfP1), 2c Carmine, Ty. IV, Large Die Proof (279BfP1)2c Carmine, Ty. IV, Large Die Proof (279BfP1). 2-7/16 x 2-7/8 in., off card with essentially full die sinkage area, Very Fine, in our opinion grossly undervalued in Scott

400
225
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4040
E
Sale Number 967, Lot Number 4040, Essays, Proofs and Specimens10c Trans-Mississippi Die Essay on India (290-E4), 10c Trans-Mississippi Die Essay on India (290-E4)10c Trans-Mississippi Die Essay on India (290-E4). The normal bi-color in Violet and Black, die sunk on 8 x 6 in. card, Extremely Fine

350
180
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4041
S
Sale Number 967, Lot Number 4041, Essays, Proofs and Specimens$2.00 Dark Blue, "Specimen" Ovpt. (312S-E), $2.00 Dark Blue, "Specimen" Ovpt. (312S-E)$2.00 Dark Blue, "Specimen" Ovpt. (312S-E). Slight album offset on gum, Very Fine, with 2001 P.F. certificate (no mention of offset)

375
250
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4042
S
Sale Number 967, Lot Number 4042, Essays, Proofs and Specimens$5.00 Dark Green, "Specimen" Ovpt. (313S-E), $5.00 Dark Green, "Specimen" Ovpt. (313S-E)$5.00 Dark Green, "Specimen" Ovpt. (313S-E). Well-centered, barely hinged with wonderful deep rich color, Very Fine and choice, with 1992 P.F. certificate

500
500
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4043
P
Sale Number 967, Lot Number 4043, Essays, Proofs and Specimens2c Carmine, Ty. I, Large Die Proof on India (319P1), 2c Carmine, Ty. I, Large Die Proof on India (319P1)2c Carmine, Ty. I, Large Die Proof on India (319P1). Die sunk on 3-1/2 x 3-7/8 in. card, Extremely Fine, with 1936 Clarence Brazer letter wherein he states that there are four known of this large die, two of which are "Officially Approved"

1,500
700
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4044
P
Sale Number 967, Lot Number 4044, Essays, Proofs and Specimens2c Carmine, Ty. I, Large Die Proof on India (319P1), 2c Carmine, Ty. I, Large Die Proof on India (319P1)2c Carmine, Ty. I, Large Die Proof on India (319P1). Die sunk on 3-5/8 x 3-5/8 in. card with truncate corners, wonderfully fresh, Very Fine

1,500
425
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4045
P
Sale Number 967, Lot Number 4045, Essays, Proofs and Specimens2c Dark Carmine, Ty. II, Small Die Proof (319P2), 2c Dark Carmine, Ty. II, Small Die Proof (319P2)2c Dark Carmine, Ty. II, Small Die Proof (319P2). On small gray card from a Roosevelt album, Extremely Fine, only 85 printed

1,000
800
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4046
TC
Sale Number 967, Lot Number 4046, Essays, Proofs and Specimens2c Black, Large Die Trial Color Proof on India (332TC1), 2c Black, Large Die Trial Color Proof on India (332TC1)2c Black, Large Die Trial Color Proof on India (332TC1). On 2 x 2-1/8 in. card, Very Fine, unlisted color, all other 332TC1's catalog from $750.00 to $850.00 each

E. 400-500
325
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4047
P
Sale Number 967, Lot Number 4047, Essays, Proofs and Specimens3c Deep Violet, Large Die Proof on India (333P1), 3c Deep Violet, Large Die Proof on India (333P1)3c Deep Violet, Large Die Proof on India (333P1). On 2-5/8 x 3-3/4 in. card, Very Fine

1,250
325
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4048
P
Sale Number 967, Lot Number 4048, Essays, Proofs and Specimens4c Brown, Large Die Proof on India (334P1), 4c Brown, Large Die Proof on India (334P1)4c Brown, Large Die Proof on India (334P1). Die sunk on 6 x 8 in. card, some light card toning, the proof Extremely Fine

1,250
325
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4049
P
Sale Number 967, Lot Number 4049, Essays, Proofs and Specimens1c Green, Large Die Proof on India (405P1), 1c Green, Large Die Proof on India (405P1)1c Green, Large Die Proof on India (405P1). Affixed to 6 x 8 in. card, Very Fine, with 1995 P.F. certificate

1,400
900
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4050
P
Sale Number 967, Lot Number 4050, Essays, Proofs and Specimens2c Carmine, Large Die Proof on India (406P1), 2c Carmine, Large Die Proof on India (406P1)2c Carmine, Large Die Proof on India (406P1). Die sunk on 6 x 8 in. card, ms. "Approved Sept 23/11 P.M.G.", Extremely Fine, with 1995 P.F. certificate

1,400
1,000
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4051
Sbl
Sale Number 967, Lot Number 4051, Essays, Proofs and Specimens6c Carmine, "Specimen P.O.D." Handstamp Ovpt. (C39S, C39aS), 6c Carmine, "Specimen P.O.D." Handstamp Ovpt. (C39S, C39aS)6c Carmine, "Specimen P.O.D." Handstamp Ovpt. (C39S, C39aS). Two blocks of four (different type size, small and large), two booklet panes with large type variety, one tab trimmed off, other with perfect bold "San Francisco Calif. Sta. 4 Apr 5 1957 double-circle datestamps (tab missing), Fine-Very Fine, previously unknown to us

E. 400-500
425
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4052
P
Sale Number 967, Lot Number 4052, Essays, Proofs and Specimens10c 1885-1902 Special Delivery, Small Die Proofs (E1P2-E6P2), 10c 1885-1902 Special Delivery, Small Die Proofs (E1P2-E6P2)10c 1885-1902 Special Delivery, Small Die Proofs (E1P2-E6P2). On a full gray card from a Roosevelt presentation album, the little sticker that belongs below the 1888 Issue is missing, the proofs themselves Very Fine and choice, only 85 albums prepared

1,300
850
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4053
P
Sale Number 967, Lot Number 4053, Essays, Proofs and Specimens15c Orange, Special Delivery, Large Die Proof on India (E13P1), 15c Orange, Special Delivery, Large Die Proof on India (E13P1)15c Orange, Special Delivery, Large Die Proof on India (E13P1). Die sunk on 8 x 6 in. card, approved March 7, 1925 and signed by Harry S. New, Postmaster General, Black control number on back, Extremely Fine

1,750
1,400
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4054
P
Sale Number 967, Lot Number 4054, Essays, Proofs and Specimens15c Orange, Special Delivery, Large Die Proof on India (E13P1), 15c Orange, Special Delivery, Large Die Proof on India (E13P1)15c Orange, Special Delivery, Large Die Proof on India (E13P1). Die sunk on 8 x 6 in. card, color slightly oxidized, otherwise Extremely Fine

1,750
475
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4055
P
Sale Number 967, Lot Number 4055, Essays, Proofs and Specimens1c-50c 1879-91 Postage Due, Small Die Proofs (J1P2-J7P2, J22P2-J28P2), 1c-50c 1879-91 Postage Due, Small Die Proofs (J1P2-J7P2, J22P2-J28P2)1c-50c 1879-91 Postage Due, Small Die Proofs (J1P2-J7P2, J22P2-J28P2). The two complete sets on a single page from a Roosevelt presentation album, Very Fine and choice, only 85 sets prepared

1,680
1,000
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4056
P
Sale Number 967, Lot Number 4056, Essays, Proofs and Specimens1c-50c Claret, 1894 Postage Due Large Die Proofs on India (J31P1-J37P1), 1c-50c Claret, 1894 Postage Due Large Die Proofs on India (J31P1-J37P1)1c-50c Claret, 1894 Postage Due Large Die Proofs on India (J31P1-J37P1). Complete set die sunk on 6 x 8 in. cards, Very Fine and choice

1,155
325
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4057
P
Sale Number 967, Lot Number 4057, Essays, Proofs and Specimens1c-50c Claret, 1894 Postage Due Large Die Proofs on India (J31P1-J37P1), 1c-50c Claret, 1894 Postage Due Large Die Proofs on India (J31P1-J37P1)1c-50c Claret, 1894 Postage Due Large Die Proofs on India (J31P1-J37P1). Die sunk on cards ranging from 2-1/2 x 4-1/2 in. to 4 x 5-1/2 in., Very Fine

1,155
375
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4058
P
Sale Number 967, Lot Number 4058, Essays, Proofs and Specimens1c-50c 1894 Postage Due, Small Die Proofs (J31P2-J37P2), 1c-50c 1894 Postage Due, Small Die Proofs (J31P2-J37P2)1c-50c 1894 Postage Due, Small Die Proofs (J31P2-J37P2). The complete set on a page from a Roosevelt presentation album, Very Fine and choice, only 85 sets prepared

1,155
850
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4059
P
Sale Number 967, Lot Number 4059, Essays, Proofs and Specimens2c-$60.00 1875 Newspaper, Large Die Proofs on India (PR9P1-PR32P1), 2c-$60.00 1875 Newspaper, Large Die Proofs on India (PR9P1-PR32P1)2c-$60.00 1875 Newspaper, Large Die Proofs on India (PR9P1-PR32P1). Die sunk on 5-3/4 x 9 in. gilt-edge cards from a presentation book, $12.00 and $36.00 with Continental Bank Note Co. imprints, 2c and a couple others light edge soiling far from proofs, still Very Fine

1,920
550
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4060
P
Bank Note Issue Large Die Proofs. 18, two are full size, others cut down but with full die sinkage areas, incl. Black 163TC1 and 185, 206, 210 and 213 issued colors, also some miscellaneous plate proofs with few pairs and blocks, Fine-Very Fine lot

E. 2,000-3,000
1,300
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4061
P
Plate Proofs on Card. 128 different on pages, incl. few Bank Notes, three Special Delivery, 1894 Postage Dues, virtually complete Officials and 1865 and 1875 Newspapers complete, virtually all Fine-Very Fine or better

E. 500-750
700
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4062
P
Postage Due Proofs and "Specimens". 47 virtually all different on pages, incl. four different Small Die Proofs of the First Design, various First Issue India and card plate proofs, complete J15-J21S-D and J38-J43S-E (complete less the 50c), virtually all Fine-Very Fine

1,781
550
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4063
P
Columbian Proofs. Eight different items, incl. Nos 233P4-236P4, 239P3, 234P1 (reduced to 42 x 38mm, 2005 P.F. certificate), 234TC1 in Blue Green on Card, die number and Bank Note Co. Imprint at bottom (reduced to 42 x 38mm, 2005 P.F. certificate) and 244P1 var printed directly on card, slight edge toning, otherwise Very Fine-Extremely Fine

2,335
0
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4064
P
Proof Balance. Over 100 nearly all different, virtually all plate proofs, incl. 30c and 90c 1869, Postage Dues, Officials, Newspapers, also few Bank Notes and Essays, generally Fine-Very Fine

E. 750-1,000
950
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