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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: 1869 Pictorial Issue

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1021
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Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1021, Essays and Proofs: 1869 Pictorial Issue1c Small Numeral, Plate Essay on Stamp Paper, Imperforate (112-E4b), 1c Small Numeral, Plate Essay on Stamp Paper, Imperforate (112-E4b)1c Small Numeral, Plate Essay on Stamp Paper, Imperforate (112-E4b). Block of four in Orange Brown, original gum, top stamps h.r., large margins to clear, rich color, Fine-Very Fine, Scott Retail as singles

400
190
1022
E
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1022, Essays and Proofs: 1869 Pictorial Issue1c Small Numeral, Plate Essays on Stamp Paper (112-E4b, 112-E4d), 1c Small Numeral, Plate Essays on Stamp Paper (112-E4b, 112-E4d)1c Small Numeral, Plate Essays on Stamp Paper (112-E4b, 112-E4d). Group containing three singles and block of four of the imperforate essay and ten singles and block of four of the perforated with grill essay, all but three singles with original gum, nice range of shades with no duplication, five of the singles with perfs touching or in on one side, others clear margins (including both blocks), few small flaws to be found but overall Fine-Very Fine, attractive group

2,065
750
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1023
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Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1023, Essays and Proofs: 1869 Pictorial Issue1c Small Numeral, Plate Essay on Stamp Paper, Perforated 12 (112-E4c, 112-E4d), 1c Small Numeral, Plate Essay on Stamp Paper, Perforated 12 (112-E4c, 112-E4d)1c Small Numeral, Plate Essay on Stamp Paper, Perforated 12 (112-E4c, 112-E4d). Two blocks of four of each, no grills in Orange Brown and Buff, grilled in Dark Brown and Orange, latter two unused (no gum), Fine-Very Fine, Scott Retail as singles

1,480
450
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1024
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1869 Pictorial Issue Essays. Thirteen, incl. Nos. 112P3, 112-E4c (2), 112-E4d (3), 114-E6d (2), 115-E2c (3), 116-E1k, 122-E3, few flaws, overall Fine-Very Fine group

1,245
425
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1025
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Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1025, Essays and Proofs: 1869 Pictorial Issue1c Scarlet, Die Essay on White Ivory (112-E5b), 1c Scarlet, Die Essay on White Ivory (112-E5b)1c Scarlet, Die Essay on White Ivory (112-E5b). 50 x 54mm, lovely color, two small thin spots and light corner creases all well away from the design, otherwise Very Fine and scarce essay

2,000
750
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1026
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Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1026, Essays and Proofs: 1869 Pictorial Issue1c Carmine, Die Essay on India, Cut to Shape (112-E5d), 1c Carmine, Die Essay on India, Cut to Shape (112-E5d)1c Carmine, Die Essay on India, Cut to Shape (112-E5d). Intense color, cut to shape as always and mounted on 25 x 33mm piece of thin paper, Very Fine and choice, a rare example of this essay

750
1,400
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1027
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Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1027, Essays and Proofs: 1869 Pictorial Issue2c Small Numeral, Plate Essay on Stamp Paper, Perforated 12, Grilled (113-E3e), 2c Small Numeral, Plate Essay on Stamp Paper, Perforated 12, Grilled (113-E3e)2c Small Numeral, Plate Essay on Stamp Paper, Perforated 12, Grilled (113-E3e). 19 singles and horizontal pair, range of colors with some duplication in the Blue, Yellow, Rose, and Violet shades, all but two with original gum, couple Mint N.H., perfs generally close or just touching on at least one side, couple with small flaws, Fine group

1,680
650
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1028
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Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1028, Essays and Proofs: 1869 Pictorial Issue2c Small Numeral, Plate Essay on Stamp Paper, Perforated 12, Grilled (113-E3e), 2c Small Numeral, Plate Essay on Stamp Paper, Perforated 12, Grilled (113-E3e)2c Small Numeral, Plate Essay on Stamp Paper, Perforated 12, Grilled (113-E3e). Blocks of four in Blue, Deep Green, Yellow and Rose, original gum, the Green and Blue blocks as well as a single in the Rose block Mint N.H., choice centering, fresh and Fine, Scott Retail as singles with no premium for the Mint N.H. gum

1,280
550
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1029
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Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1029, Essays and Proofs: 1869 Pictorial Issue3c Small Numeral, Plate Essays on India, Stamp Paper (114-E4b, 114-E6b), 3c Small Numeral, Plate Essays on India, Stamp Paper (114-E4b, 114-E6b)3c Small Numeral, Plate Essays on India, Stamp Paper (114-E4b, 114-E6b). Single of first in Scarlet, full margins to just clear, vivid color, small India paper translucency as often found, five singles, one pair and block of four of second, original gum, three different colors with range of shades including block in the better Ultramarine, one single with sheet margin, Fine-Very Fine group, Scott Retail as singles

1,635
750
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1030
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Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1030, Essays and Proofs: 1869 Pictorial Issue3c Small Numeral, Plate Essays on Stamp Paper, Perforated 12, Ungrilled and Grilled (114-E6c, 114-E6d), 3c Small Numeral, Plate Essays on Stamp Paper, Perforated 12, Ungrilled and Grilled (114-E6c, 114-E6d)3c Small Numeral, Plate Essays on Stamp Paper, Perforated 12, Ungrilled and Grilled (114-E6c, 114-E6d). Single example of the scarce without grill essay in Ultramarine, original gum, h.r., wide margins, Very Fine, 15 singles, pair and block of four of the grilled essay, full range of the color families from Blues to Browns, Green, Yellow and Violet with duplication, approximately six no gum, others original gum, couple small flaws, Fine group

2,180
850
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1031
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Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1031, Essays and Proofs: 1869 Pictorial Issue3c Black Brown, Small Numeral, Plate Essay on Stamp Paper, Perforated 12, Grilled (114-E6d). Mint N.H, 3c Black Brown, Small Numeral, Plate Essay on Stamp Paper, Perforated 12, Grilled (114-E6d). Mint N.H3c Black Brown, Small Numeral, Plate Essay on Stamp Paper, Perforated 12, Grilled (114-E6d). Mint N.H. block of twelve, deep rich color, Fine-Very Fine, a highly exhibitable and rare Mint N.H. large multiple of this essay, Scott Retail as hinged singles $960.00

E. 1,000-1,500
850
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1032
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Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1032, Essays and Proofs: 1869 Pictorial Issue3c Ultramarine, Plate Essay, Cancelled (114-E7b), 3c Ultramarine, Plate Essay, Cancelled (114-E7b)3c Ultramarine, Plate Essay, Cancelled (114-E7b). On thick paper, large even margins, neat strike of "National Bank Note Co. N.Y. Sep. 27, 1869" circular datestamp, small thin spot, Very Fine appearance, with 1996 P.F. certificate

1,100
425
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1033
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Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1033, Essays and Proofs: 1869 Pictorial Issue5c Orange, Washington, Large Lettering, Large Die Essay on India (115-E1b), 5c Orange, Washington, Large Lettering, Large Die Essay on India (115-E1b)5c Orange, Washington, Large Lettering, Large Die Essay on India (115-E1b). On 150 x 227mm card with full die sinkage, vibrant color, minor soiling, otherwise Very Fine

600
350
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1034
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Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1034, Essays and Proofs: 1869 Pictorial Issue5c Washington, Large Lettering, Large Die Essays on India, Bond and Glazed Paper (115-E1b, 115-E1h, 115-E1k), 5c Washington, Large Lettering, Large Die Essays on India, Bond and Glazed Paper (115-E1b, 115-E1h, 115-E1k)5c Washington, Large Lettering, Large Die Essays on India, Bond and Glazed Paper (115-E1b, 115-E1h, 115-E1k). One of each, first Black Brown, 40 x 65mm, separated from and hinged to original card which shows the design impression, second Blue, 35 x 41mm, third Black, 42 x 41mm, small corner thin spots away from design, overall Very Fine trio

1,750
650
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1035
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Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1035, Essays and Proofs: 1869 Pictorial Issue5c Washington, Small Lettering, Plate Essays on Wove (115-E2c, 115-E2d), 5c Washington, Small Lettering, Plate Essays on Wove (115-E2c, 115-E2d)5c Washington, Small Lettering, Plate Essays on Wove (115-E2c, 115-E2d). Eight singles, two pairs and two blocks of four of the imperforate essay, four Dull Red Violet, two Deep Red Violet, block in Green and balance in Buff, also three of the perforated essays in Blue, Orange and Buff, nearly all original gum, Fine-Very Fine

2,200
900
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1036
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Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1036, Essays and Proofs: 1869 Pictorial Issue10c Brown Red, Lincoln Large Die Essay on India (116-E1c), 10c Brown Red, Lincoln Large Die Essay on India (116-E1c)10c Brown Red, Lincoln Large Die Essay on India (116-E1c). On 74 x 78mm card with full die sinkage, imprint at bottom, deep rich color, tiny pinhole top left far from design, fresh and Very Fine

1,100
800
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1037
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Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1037, Essays and Proofs: 1869 Pictorial Issue10c Deep Orange, Lincoln Large Die Essay on Proof Paper (116-E1c), 10c Deep Orange, Lincoln Large Die Essay on Proof Paper (116-E1c)10c Deep Orange, Lincoln Large Die Essay on Proof Paper (116-E1c). On 150 x 201mm card with full die sinkage, some toning, otherwise Very Fine

1,100
550
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1038
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Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1038, Essays and Proofs: 1869 Pictorial Issue10c Carmine, Lincoln Die Essays on India and Proof Paper (116-E1b, 116-E1c), 10c Carmine, Lincoln Die Essays on India and Proof Paper (116-E1b, 116-E1c)10c Carmine, Lincoln Die Essays on India and Proof Paper (116-E1b, 116-E1c). Two of first, both off card and cut down, 50 x 60mm (still showing imprint) and 32 x 34mm, Deep Orange and Black respectively, Black with couple typical India paper translucencies, third item cut down to 23 x 26mm, Very Fine, Scott Retail as full size

3,300
850
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1039
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Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1039, Essays and Proofs: 1869 Pictorial Issue10c Black, Lincoln Large Die Essay on Proof Paper (116-E1d), 10c Black, Lincoln Large Die Essay on Proof Paper (116-E1d)10c Black, Lincoln Large Die Essay on Proof Paper (116-E1d). 64 x 77mm with imprint at bottom, few thin spots, Very Fine appearance

1,000
350
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1040
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Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1040, Essays and Proofs: 1869 Pictorial Issue10c Lincoln, Plate Essays on Stamp Paper (116-E1k, 116-E1l), 10c Lincoln, Plate Essays on Stamp Paper (116-E1k, 116-E1l)10c Lincoln, Plate Essays on Stamp Paper (116-E1k, 116-E1l). Single of the perforated essay in Orange, three singles, full imprint pair and two blocks of four of the imperforate essay, single and one block in Deep Green, rest in different shades from the Ultramarine family, original gum except for the Ultramarine block, disturbed on a couple, large margins throughout, couple small flaws including slight thinning on one or two, overall Very Fine, a nice group which also includes a 116P3 single

1,950
1,200
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1041
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Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1041, Essays and Proofs: 1869 Pictorial Issue12c Small Numeral, Large Die Essay on India (117-E1c), 12c Small Numeral, Large Die Essay on India (117-E1c)12c Small Numeral, Large Die Essay on India (117-E1c). Two, 39 x 42mm and 45 x 51mm, first still affixed to card and closest in color to listed Dark Red Brown, second Yellow, card thinning and India paper thinning respectively, Yellow also oxidized, still Fine appearance, lot also incl. block of four of No. 117P3 and pair of No. 117P4, Scott Retail as full size

2,700
850
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1042
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Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1042, Essays and Proofs: 1869 Pictorial Issue12c Dim Blue, Small Numeral, Large Die Essay on India, Cut to Stamp Size (117-E1d), 12c Dim Blue, Small Numeral, Large Die Essay on India, Cut to Stamp Size (117-E1d)12c Dim Blue, Small Numeral, Large Die Essay on India, Cut to Stamp Size (117-E1d). Brilliant color, small thin spot, otherwise Very Fine, ex Finkelburg

600
500
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1043
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Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1043, Essays and Proofs: 1869 Pictorial Issue12c Small Numeral, Plate Essay on Stamp Paper, Perforated 12, Grilled (117-E1e), 12c Small Numeral, Plate Essay on Stamp Paper, Perforated 12, Grilled (117-E1e)12c Small Numeral, Plate Essay on Stamp Paper, Perforated 12, Grilled (117-E1e). Seven singles and block of four, five different colors with a couple duplicated, block and three singles with perfs in, others clear, couple flaws incl. gum soak on one, Very Good-Fine

1,250
400
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