Sale 976 — United States Stamps
Sale Date — Tuesday-Friday, 29 September-2 October, 2009
Category — Essays, Proofs and Specimens
VERY FINE AND BEAUTIFUL SET OF 1869 PICTORIAL ISSUE INVERT PLATE PROOFS. ONLY ONE SHEET OF 100 OF EACH WAS PRODUCED.
All known examples of these invert proofs come from the sheets in the Earl of Crawford collection.
FINE-VERY FINE. A RARE COMPLETE SET OF 1869 PICTORIAL ATLANTA TRIAL COLOR PLATE PROOFS.
The Atlanta trial color plate proofs on card were prepared for display at the 1881 International Cotton Exhibition in Atlanta. Only one sheet of 100 in each color was printed. Very few have been kept together as intact sets.
VERY FINE AND CHOICE GROUP OF THE HIGH VALUES OF THE 1869 PICTORIAL ATLANTA TRIAL COLOR PROOFS.
One 90c with 1995 P.F. certificate
VERY FINE APPEARANCE. AN EXTREMELY RARE GROUP OF PARCEL POST PANAMA-PACIFIC SMALL DIE PROOFS.
Approximately three full sets are known to exist. $1.00 value with 2008 P.F. certificate