Sale 997 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday-Friday, 26-29 October, 2010

Category — Essays and Proofs - Bank Note Issues

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
5025
Pbl
Sale 997, Lot 5025, Essays and Proofs - Bank Note Issues1c-90c National Bank Note Co., Plate Proofs on India (145P3-155P3). Blocks of four, mounted on original cards and thus free from the defects that can plague this fragile paper, large margins, deep rich colors, Very Fine and choice, a desirable set

1,360
850
5026
P
Sale 997, Lot 5026, Essays and Proofs - Bank Note Issues1c-90c National Bank Note Co., Plate Proofs on India (145P3-155P3). Large margins, rich colors, few minor imperfections as usually associated with this fragile paper, Very Fine appearance

311
375
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5027
Pbl
Sale 997, Lot 5027, Essays and Proofs - Bank Note Issues7c-90c National Bank Note Co., Plate Proofs on India (149P3-151P3, 153P3, 155P3). Blocks of four, mounted on original card backing, large margins, deep shades, Very Fine and choice, with one 1989 P.S.E. certificate for all five

635
325
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5028
TC
Sale 997, Lot 5028, Essays and Proofs - Bank Note Issues1c-90c Continental Bank Note Co. Issue, Atlanta Trial Color Proofs (156TC4-166TC4). Complete for all five colors and all eleven values of the series, lacking only the 5c to be complete for all Bank Note issues, large margins, fresh and Very Fine, scarce set, ex Mercedes

2,905
2,900
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5029
 
Sale 997, Lot 5029, Essays and Proofs - Bank Note Issues1c Ultramarine, Plate Proof on India (156P3). Top imprint and plate no. 125 block of sixteen with part arrow, fresh color and choice margins, heavy partially broken crease through the third vertical pair, otherwise Extremely Fine

1,260
450
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5030
P
Sale 997, Lot 5030, Essays and Proofs - Bank Note Issues2c-90c Continental Bank Note Co., Plate Proofs on Card (157P4/166P4, 157TC5). Plate proofs of 2c, 7c, 12c (2), 15c (2), 24c, 30c (2) and 90c, also full set of Atlanta trial colors for 2c, large margins, Very Fine group

485
225
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5031
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Sale 997, Lot 5031, Essays and Proofs - Bank Note Issues2c-90c Continental Bank Note Issue, Plate Proofs on India or Card (157P4, 160P4, 161P3-163P3, 164P4-166P4). 15c block of six, others blocks of four, 10c off card, 12c and 15c with original card backing, Very Fine-Extremely Fine

1,420
700
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5032
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Sale 997, Lot 5032, Essays and Proofs - Bank Note Issues90c Rose Carmine, Plate Proof on Card (166P4). Block of 24, large margins, brilliant color, Very Fine and choice, attractive and scarce large multiple which is highly exhibitable, Scott Retail as six blocks of four

1,140
1,200
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5033
TC
Sale 997, Lot 5033, Essays and Proofs - Bank Note Issues5c Taylor, Atlanta Trial Color Proofs (179TC). Complete set of all five colors, large margins, bright colors, Very Fine

380
550
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5034
TC
Sale 997, Lot 5034, Essays and Proofs - Bank Note Issues5c Green, Trial Color Plate Proof on India (205TC3). Block of four, large margins, few paper flaws and small tear as often found on this fragile paper, appears Very Fine, Scott Retail as singles

800
300
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5035
P
Sale 997, Lot 5035, Essays and Proofs - Bank Note Issues1c-90c American Bank Note Co. Issue, Plate Proofs on Card (205P4/218P4). 22, incl. 208aP4, some duplication incl. of Nos. 213P4-218P4, few others, large margins, Very Fine group

780
300
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5036
P
Sale 997, Lot 5036, Essays and Proofs - Bank Note Issues1c Blue, Plate Proofs on India, Card (206P3, 206P4). Four items, incl. block of four on India, block of eight with plate no. on India, block of eight on card, top imprint and plate no. strip of six on card, large margins, Very Fine

825
450
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5037
E
Sale 997, Lot 5037, Essays and Proofs - Bank Note Issues[10c] Washington, Vignette Only, Die Essay on India, White Ivory (209-E6a, 209-E6b). One of each, Dusky Red Violet of first, Dull Orange of second, 48 x 53mm and 33 x 36mm respectively, few trivial toned spots, otherwise Very Fine

1,400
450
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5038
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Sale 997, Lot 5038, Essays and Proofs - Bank Note Issues90c Purple, Plate Proof on India (218P3). Block of four, large margins incl. sheet margin at left, deep rich color, on original card and therefore free from the defects that can plague this fragile paper, Very Fine and choice

400
200
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5039
P
Sale 997, Lot 5039, Essays and Proofs - Bank Note Issues1c-90c 1890 Issue, Plate Proofs on Card (219P4-229P4). Lacking only the inexpensive 2c Lake to be complete, large margins, brilliant colors, Very Fine and choice

620
250
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5040
TC
Sale 997, Lot 5040, Essays and Proofs - Bank Note Issues6c 1890 Issue, Trial Color Plate Proofs on Wove (224TC). Six original gum vertical or horizontal pairs, all different colors, couple with slight offset on gum, Very Fine-Extremely Fine

1,440
325
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