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Sale 1026 — United States Stamps and Postal History, CSA, General Foreign

Sale Date — Wednesday-Thursday, 27-28 June, 2012

Category — Essays and Proofs: 1847-67 Issues

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1001
P
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1001, Essays and Proofs: 1847-67 Issues5c Red Brown, 10c Black Reproductions, Plate Proofs on India (3P3, 4P3), 5c Red Brown, 10c Black Reproductions, Plate Proofs on India (3P3, 4P3)5c Red Brown, 10c Black Reproductions, Plate Proofs on India (3P3, 4P3). Clear margins, bright colors, Fine

500
325
1002
E
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1002, Essays and Proofs: 1847-67 IssuesGavit & Co., 3c Franklin, 1851 Die Essay on White Glazed (11-E3e), Gavit & Co., 3c Franklin, 1851 Die Essay on White Glazed (11-E3e)Gavit & Co., 3c Franklin, 1851 Die Essay on White Glazed (11-E3e). Complete set of all four Scott-listed colors, approximately 42 x 50mm, brilliant colors, Dark Brown and Scarlet with small thin spots at top from mount removal, otherwise Very Fine, scarce complete set

3,000
2,900
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1003
P
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1003, Essays and Proofs: 1847-67 Issues3c Red, Ty. I, Plate Proof on India, Brushstroke Obliteration (11P3), 3c Red, Ty. I, Plate Proof on India, Brushstroke Obliteration (11P3)3c Red, Ty. I, Plate Proof on India, Brushstroke Obliteration (11P3). Margins virtually all around, fresh and bright, slight thin spot, pressed out horizontal crease, small internal break caused by the brushstroke (not unusual for this fragile paper), Very Fine appearance, with 1987 P.F. certificate

1,000
1,300
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1004
P
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1004, Essays and Proofs: 1847-67 Issues12c Black, Plate 3, Imperforate on Stamp Paper (36BP4d), 12c Black, Plate 3, Imperforate on Stamp Paper (36BP4d)12c Black, Plate 3, Imperforate on Stamp Paper (36BP4d). Ample to large margins on crisp paper, classic Plate 3 impression, Very Fine, scarce unpriced variety, with 1982 P.F. certificate

E. 500-750
600
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1005
TC
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1005, Essays and Proofs: 1847-67 Issues30c Black, Trial Color Plate Proof on Wove (38TC5a), 30c Black, Trial Color Plate Proof on Wove (38TC5a)30c Black, Trial Color Plate Proof on Wove (38TC5a). Large margins to just in, natural burnishing marks in bottom margin also as typically seen, Fine

1,000
475
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1006
P
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1006, Essays and Proofs: 1847-67 Issues30c Orange, Large Die Proof on India (38P1), 30c Orange, Large Die Proof on India (38P1)30c Orange, Large Die Proof on India (38P1). 44 x 45mm, off card, vivid color, Very Fine, a rare proof, this is only the second example we have offered since keeping computerized records, with 1976 P.F. certificate, listed but unpriced in Scott

E. 1,000-1,500
650
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1007
P
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1007, Essays and Proofs: 1847-67 Issues1c-90c 1857 Reprint, Plate Proofs on Card (40P4-47P4), 1c-90c 1857 Reprint, Plate Proofs on Card (40P4-47P4)1c-90c 1857 Reprint, Plate Proofs on Card (40P4-47P4). Rich colors, clear to large margins, Very Fine-Extremely Fine

500
375
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1008
E
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1008, Essays and Proofs: 1847-67 Issues1861 First Designs Essays, 1861 First Designs Essays1861 First Designs Essays. Seven items, Nos. 55P3, 56P3, 59P3 (two), 59TC1 (cut down), 61P3 (two), faults incl. last with hole and first with piece out of corner, still scarce group

E. 1,000-1,500
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1009
P
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1009, Essays and Proofs: 1847-67 Issues1c Blue, Large Die Proof on India, Specimen Overprint (63P1 var), 1c Blue, Large Die Proof on India, Specimen Overprint (63P1 var)1c Blue, Large Die Proof on India, Specimen Overprint (63P1 var). Mounted on 150 x 228mm card with red "Specimen" overprint across stamp and full imprint in brown at bottom, few light creases, otherwise Very Fine

E. 500-750
1,000
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1010
P
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1010, Essays and Proofs: 1847-67 Issues1c-90c 1861-66 Issue, Plate Proofs on Card (63P4, 65P4, 68P4-73P4, 76P4-78P4), 1c-90c 1861-66 Issue, Plate Proofs on Card (63P4, 65P4, 68P4-73P4, 76P4-78P4)1c-90c 1861-66 Issue, Plate Proofs on Card (63P4, 65P4, 68P4-73P4, 76P4-78P4). Full set of ten denominations plus the scarcer Red Lilac shade of the 24c, excellent colors and all with large to huge margins, fresh and extremely Fine

1,035
650
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1011
P
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1011, Essays and Proofs: 1847-67 Issues1c-90c 1861-66 Issue, Plate Proofs on Card (63P4/77P4), 1c-90c 1861-66 Issue, Plate Proofs on Card (63P4/77P4)1c-90c 1861-66 Issue, Plate Proofs on Card (63P4/77P4). Complete for all Scott-listed items less the scarcer 24c Red Lilac, large margins, rich colors, 2c and 15c tiny toned spots, otherwise Very Fine

535
275
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1012
P
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1012, Essays and Proofs: 1847-67 Issues3c Rose, Large Die Proof on India (65P1), 3c Rose, Large Die Proof on India (65P1)3c Rose, Large Die Proof on India (65P1). Off card, 45 x 44mm, faint "441" and "National Bank Note Co." imprint at bottom, Very Fine, with 1983 P.F. certificate

1,000
225
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1013
E
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1013, Essays and Proofs: 1847-67 Issues12c Black, First Design, Plate Essay on India (69-E6d), 12c Black, First Design, Plate Essay on India (69-E6d)12c Black, First Design, Plate Essay on India (69-E6d). Block of four, full to huge margins, few toned spots, otherwise Very Fine, ex Finkelburg, Scott Retail as singles

1,400
700
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1014
P
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1014, Essays and Proofs: 1847-67 Issues12c Black, Large Die Proof on India (69P1), 12c Black, Large Die Proof on India (69P1)12c Black, Large Die Proof on India (69P1). On 57 x 59mm card with full die sinkage, "National Bank Note Co. N.Y." imprint at bottom, fresh and Extremely Fine

700
375
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1015
P
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1015, Essays and Proofs: 1847-67 Issues24c Red Lilac, Panama-Pacific Small Die Proof on Wove (70P2a), 24c Red Lilac, Panama-Pacific Small Die Proof on Wove (70P2a)24c Red Lilac, Panama-Pacific Small Die Proof on Wove (70P2a). Large margins, rich color, small thin spot, Very Fine appearance, scarce as only four or five were produced, this is the first we have offered since keeping computerized records

2,750
1,600
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1016
E
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1016, Essays and Proofs: 1847-67 Issues30c Black, First Design, Die Essay on India (71-E2a), 30c Black, First Design, Die Essay on India (71-E2a)30c Black, First Design, Die Essay on India (71-E2a). 52 x 67mm with full die sinkage, small pencil notes at bottom and on back, Very Fine and very scarce

1,750
325
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1016A
E
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1016A, Essays and Proofs: 1847-67 Issues90c Black, Blue, Die Essays on India, Cut to Shape (72-E5a), 90c Black, Blue, Die Essays on India, Cut to Shape (72-E5a)90c Black, Blue, Die Essays on India, Cut to Shape (72-E5a). Both Scott-listed colors, clear margins all around, Extremely Fine, a beautiful set, ex Finkelburg

700
250
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1017
Pbl
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1017, Essays and Proofs: 1847-67 Issues90c Blue, Plate Proof on India (72P3), 90c Blue, Plate Proof on India (72P3)90c Blue, Plate Proof on India (72P3). Bottom left corner margin block of four, mounted on card, rich color, Extremely Fine, a beautiful and rare position block

250
450
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1018
TC
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1018, Essays and Proofs: 1847-67 Issues15c Dusky Blue, Large Die Trial Color Proof on India (77TC1), 15c Dusky Blue, Large Die Trial Color Proof on India (77TC1)15c Dusky Blue, Large Die Trial Color Proof on India (77TC1). 27 x 33mm, removed from card, corner crease at top right, otherwise Fine, ex Finkelburg, Scott Retail for die sunk on card

2,500
300
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1019
E
1867 Henry Lowenberg, 1877 Philadelphia Bank Note Co., 3c Essays. Group of approximately 25 Lowenberg items (79-E) including onionskin and other papers, couple grills, couple perforated, formats include blocks, pair and singles, some faults as normal, also two blocks, eight pairs and 16 singles of Philadelphia Bank Note Co. emissions on proof paper and green bond (184-E), Fine group

E. 300-400
425
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1020
E
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1020, Essays and Proofs: 1847-67 Issues3c Spencer Patent, Die Essay on Stiff Yellowish Wove (79-E30d), 3c Spencer Patent, Die Essay on Stiff Yellowish Wove (79-E30d)3c Spencer Patent, Die Essay on Stiff Yellowish Wove (79-E30d). 26 x 31mm with uncleared surrounds, struck in Black, fresh and Very Fine

750
325
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