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Sale 1000 — Siegel Sale 1000

Sale Date — Wednesday, 8 December, 2010

Category — The Peter G. Dupuy Collection of High-Value 1857-60 Issues - Essays and Proofs

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1009
TC
Sale Number 1000, Lot Number 1009, The Peter G. Dupuy Collection of High-Value 1857-60 Issues - Essays and Proofs30c Black, Large Die Trial Color Proof on India (38TC1), 30c Black, Large Die Trial Color Proof on India (38TC1)30c Black, Large Die Trial Color Proof on India (38TC1). 75 x 82mm and with full die sinkage, detailed impression, light diagonal crease

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. A RARE LARGE DIE TRIAL COLOR PROOF OF THE 30-CENT 1860 ISSUE, WHICH SHOWS FULL DIE SINKAGE.

Scott Retail as on card.

5,000
1,100
1010
TC
Sale Number 1000, Lot Number 1010, The Peter G. Dupuy Collection of High-Value 1857-60 Issues - Essays and Proofs30c Black, Trial Color Plate Proof on Wove (38TC5), 30c Black, Trial Color Plate Proof on Wove (38TC5)30c Black, Trial Color Plate Proof on Wove (38TC5). Large margins to barely touched, detailed impression, Very Fine, scarce

1,400
850
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1011
P
Sale Number 1000, Lot Number 1011, The Peter G. Dupuy Collection of High-Value 1857-60 Issues - Essays and Proofs30c Orange, Plate Proof on India (38P3), 30c Orange, Plate Proof on India (38P3)30c Orange, Plate Proof on India (38P3). Horizontal pair, large margins all around, rich color, tiny thin speck at center, purple manuscript on back shows thru, otherwise Very Fine, this is the only multiple we have offered since keeping computerized records and is the listing pair for the Scott Catalogue listing

3,000
800
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1012
TC
Sale Number 1000, Lot Number 1012, The Peter G. Dupuy Collection of High-Value 1857-60 Issues - Essays and Proofs90c Sepia, Large Die Trial Color Proof on India (39TC1), 90c Sepia, Large Die Trial Color Proof on India (39TC1)90c Sepia, Large Die Trial Color Proof on India (39TC1). On 88 x 129mm card with full die sinkage, bright color, manuscript on back reads "Head of Washington from Trumbull's full length portrait at Yale College", small nick at bottom left of card

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. A RARE LARGE DIE TRIAL COLOR PROOF OF THE 90-CENT 1860 ISSUE.

Ex Lake Shore. With 2007 P.F. certificate. Scott Catalogue only lists the Black and Brown Orange shades as large die proofs. We have only sold two in Black since keeping computerized records. Scott Retail as one of the listed colors.

5,000
1,800
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1013
TC
Sale Number 1000, Lot Number 1013, The Peter G. Dupuy Collection of High-Value 1857-60 Issues - Essays and Proofs90c 1860 Issue, Trial Color Plate Proofs on Wove (39TC5), 90c 1860 Issue, Trial Color Plate Proofs on Wove (39TC5)90c 1860 Issue, Trial Color Plate Proofs on Wove (39TC5). Two pairs and seven singles, large margins all around, all Scott-listed colors represented incl. Dark Green, Orange Red, Sepia, Rose Lake, Brown Orange, Dark Violet Brown, Black is more of a Gray Black, few trivial flaws, Very Fine and desirable group, Scott Retail as singles

6,925
2,200
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1014
P
Sale Number 1000, Lot Number 1014, The Peter G. Dupuy Collection of High-Value 1857-60 Issues - Essays and Proofs30c Orange, Panama-Pacific Small Die Proof on Wove (46P2a), 30c Orange, Panama-Pacific Small Die Proof on Wove (46P2a)30c Orange, Panama-Pacific Small Die Proof on Wove (46P2a). Large margins, bright color, usual slight overall toning which is a characteristic of virtually all genuine Panama-Pacific proofs

VERY FINE. AN EXCEEDINGLY RARE AND DESIRABLE EXAMPLE OF THE 30-CENT 1860 PANAMA-PACIFIC SMALL DIE PROOF.

It is believed that between three and five of each were produced.

2,500
1,000
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1015
P
Sale Number 1000, Lot Number 1015, The Peter G. Dupuy Collection of High-Value 1857-60 Issues - Essays and Proofs90c Deep Blue, Panama-Pacific Small Die Proof (47P2a), 90c Deep Blue, Panama-Pacific Small Die Proof (47P2a)90c Deep Blue, Panama-Pacific Small Die Proof (47P2a). Large margins, rich color, usual slight toning which is a characteristic of genuine examples of this proof

VERY FINE AND CHOICE. AN EXCEEDINGLY RARE AND DESIRABLE EXAMPLE OF THE 90-CENT 1860 PANAMA-PACIFIC SMALL DIE PROOF.

It is believed that between three and five of each were produced. Ex Southgate, Wunderlich, and Rose. With 1985 P.F. certificate

2,500
1,200
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1016
Pbl
Sale Number 1000, Lot Number 1016, The Peter G. Dupuy Collection of High-Value 1857-60 Issues - Essays and Proofs30c Orange, Plate Proof on India (46P3), 30c Orange, Plate Proof on India (46P3)30c Orange, Plate Proof on India (46P3). Left imprint and plate no. "1P" block of twelve, large margins, top stamps with small translucencies, bottom right stamp small thin spot, Very Fine appearance, Scott Retail as plate block of eight and four singles

1,810
1,200
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1017
Pbl
Sale Number 1000, Lot Number 1017, The Peter G. Dupuy Collection of High-Value 1857-60 Issues - Essays and Proofs1c-90c 1857 Reprints, Plate Proofs on Card (40P4-47P4), 1c-90c 1857 Reprints, Plate Proofs on Card (40P4-47P4)1c-90c 1857 Reprints, Plate Proofs on Card (40P4-47P4). Blocks of four, incl. two of 12c (shades), all have ample to large margins, fresh and Very Fine, a rare set of blocks of the card proofs, ex Finkelburg

1,975
2,200
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