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Sale 1037 — United States and Foreign Stamps and Covers

Sale Date — Monday-Friday, 10-14 December, 2012

Category — Essays and Proofs (Newspapers and Periodicals)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1284
P
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1284, Essays and Proofs (Newspapers and Periodicals)5c-25c 1865 Issue, Small Die and Plate Proofs on Card (PR2P2-PR4P2, PR2P4/PR7P4), 5c-25c 1865 Issue, Small Die and Plate Proofs on Card (PR2P2-PR4P2, PR2P4/PR7P4)5c-25c 1865 Issue, Small Die and Plate Proofs on Card (PR2P2-PR4P2, PR2P4/PR7P4). Set of three Roosevelt presentation album proofs on original gray card backing and cut down to just outside design area, 10c with small card repair which does not affect the stamp, Very Fine, also PR2P4-PR5P4 and PR7P4, one 5c toned, 10c and 25c small adhesive stains, appear Very Fine

1,040
325
1285
E
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1285, Essays and Proofs (Newspapers and Periodicals)25c Blue, 1879 Continental Bank Note Co. Newspaper Issue, Die Essay on White Ivory Paper (PR9-E2b), 25c Blue, 1879 Continental Bank Note Co. Newspaper Issue, Die Essay on White Ivory Paper (PR9-E2b)25c Blue, 1879 Continental Bank Note Co. Newspaper Issue, Die Essay on White Ivory Paper (PR9-E2b). 56 x 65mm, showing full die sinkage, radiant color, Extremely Fine and scarce

1,350
600
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1286
P
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1286, Essays and Proofs (Newspapers and Periodicals)1c-$100.00 1895 Issue, Large Die Proofs on India (PR102P1-PR113P1), 1c-$100.00 1895 Issue, Large Die Proofs on India (PR102P1-PR113P1)1c-$100.00 1895 Issue, Large Die Proofs on India (PR102P1-PR113P1). On approximately 153 x 200mm cards with full die sinkage, bright colors, many with speckled toning, otherwise Very Fine

1,500
700
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1287
P
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1287, Essays and Proofs (Newspapers and Periodicals)2c-10c 1875 Issue, Small Die Proofs on Wove (PR9P2-PR15P2), 2c-10c 1875 Issue, Small Die Proofs on Wove (PR9P2-PR15P2)2c-10c 1875 Issue, Small Die Proofs on Wove (PR9P2-PR15P2). Each on original gray card backing, bright shades, fresh and Very Fine, accompanied by small gray card with "1875" label affixed, from a Roosevelt presentation album, approximately 85 sets were produced

350
190
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1288
P
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1288, Essays and Proofs (Newspapers and Periodicals)1c-$100.00 1895 Issue, Small Die Proofs on Wove (PR102P2-PR113P2), 1c-$100.00 1895 Issue, Small Die Proofs on Wove (PR102P2-PR113P2)1c-$100.00 1895 Issue, Small Die Proofs on Wove (PR102P2-PR113P2). Intact page from the Roosevelt presentation album with "1894" label at center, vivid colors, fresh and Extremely Fine intact page, Scott Retail as singles

1,380
1,000
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1289
P
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1289, Essays and Proofs (Newspapers and Periodicals)2c-$60.00 1875 Issue, Panama-Pacific Small Die Proofs on Wove (PR9P2a-PR32P2a), 2c-$60.00 1875 Issue, Panama-Pacific Small Die Proofs on Wove (PR9P2a-PR32P2a)2c-$60.00 1875 Issue, Panama-Pacific Small Die Proofs on Wove (PR9P2a-PR32P2a). Complete set of 24, bright colors, large margins, some display the usual light toning that normally affects these issues

VERY FINE. AN EXTREMELY RARE COMPLETE SET OF PANAMA-PACIFIC SMALL DIE PROOFS FOR THE 1875 NEWSPAPER ISSUE.

It is believed that only four to five of each were printed. A Power Search review found no other examples from this issue sold in our auctions

6,000
5,000
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1290
P
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1290, Essays and Proofs (Newspapers and Periodicals)1c-96c 1885 Issue, Panama-Pacific Small Die Proofs on Wove (PR81P2a-PR89P2a), 1c-96c 1885 Issue, Panama-Pacific Small Die Proofs on Wove (PR81P2a-PR89P2a)1c-96c 1885 Issue, Panama-Pacific Small Die Proofs on Wove (PR81P2a-PR89P2a). Bright colors, large margins, few display a bit of the light toning that can affect these issues but overall fresh, 72c and 96c each with tiny thin spot, overall Very Fine complete set, it is believed that four to five of each were printed, 1c and 84c with 2003 P.F. certificates

2,250
3,250
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1291
TC
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1291, Essays and Proofs (Newspapers and Periodicals)2c-$3.00 1875 Issue, Trial Color Plate Proofs on India (PR9TC3, PR16TC3, PR25TC3), 2c-$3.00 1875 Issue, Trial Color Plate Proofs on India (PR9TC3, PR16TC3, PR25TC3)2c-$3.00 1875 Issue, Trial Color Plate Proofs on India (PR9TC3, PR16TC3, PR25TC3). Incl. five 2c and four each of 12c and $3.00, large margins, wide range of colors, overall a Very Fine and colorful group

455
160
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1292
TC
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1292, Essays and Proofs (Newspapers and Periodicals)Newspapers & Periodicals, Trial Color Plate Proofs on India (PR9TC3/PR32TC3), Newspapers & Periodicals, Trial Color Plate Proofs on India (PR9TC3/PR32TC3)Newspapers & Periodicals, Trial Color Plate Proofs on India (PR9TC3/PR32TC3). Accumulation of approximately 72 proofs, nine different Scott nos. in a wide variety of colors, incl. few pairs, nice margins and fresh colors, a few typical India paper flaws, Very Fine-Extremely Fine

2,555
950
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1293
TC
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1293, Essays and Proofs (Newspapers and Periodicals)24c Black, 1875 Issue, Trial Color Plate Proof on India (PR17TC3), 24c Black, 1875 Issue, Trial Color Plate Proof on India (PR17TC3)24c Black, 1875 Issue, Trial Color Plate Proof on India (PR17TC3). Block of 30, large margins all around, mounted on thin card, bright shade, Very Fine

1,050
600
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1294
TC
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1294, Essays and Proofs (Newspapers and Periodicals)36c Black, 1875 Issue, Trial Color Plate Proof on India (PR18TC3), 36c Black, 1875 Issue, Trial Color Plate Proof on India (PR18TC3)36c Black, 1875 Issue, Trial Color Plate Proof on India (PR18TC3). Block of 30 large margins all around, mounted on thin card, crisp impression, Very Fine

1,050
325
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1295
TC
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1295, Essays and Proofs (Newspapers and Periodicals)48c Black, 1875 Issue, Trial Color Plate Proof on India (PR19TC3), 48c Black, 1875 Issue, Trial Color Plate Proof on India (PR19TC3)48c Black, 1875 Issue, Trial Color Plate Proof on India (PR19TC3). Block of 24, large to huge margins, mounted on thin card, detailed impression, fresh and Very Fine, also incl. PR9P3 imprint and plate no. block of 12, couple minor India paper flaws, otherwise Very Fine, Scott Retail as singles

1,035
600
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1296
TC
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1296, Essays and Proofs (Newspapers and Periodicals)2c-$60.00 1875 Issue, Atlanta Trial Color Plate Proofs (PR9TC4-PR32TC4), 2c-$60.00 1875 Issue, Atlanta Trial Color Plate Proofs (PR9TC4-PR32TC4)2c-$60.00 1875 Issue, Atlanta Trial Color Plate Proofs (PR9TC4-PR32TC4). Complete set of 120 proofs in all five issued colors, full to large margins throughout, characteristic vivid colors

VERY FINE-EXTREMELY FINE. A RARE COMPLETE SET OF ATLANTA TRIAL COLOR PROOFS FOR THE 1875 NEWSPAPER ISSUE.

Very few complete sets are known to exist intact

5,160
4,250
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1297
TC
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1297, Essays and Proofs (Newspapers and Periodicals)2c-$60.00 1875 Issue, Atlanta Trial Color Plate Proofs (PR9TC4e-PR32TC4e), 2c-$60.00 1875 Issue, Atlanta Trial Color Plate Proofs (PR9TC4e-PR32TC4e)2c-$60.00 1875 Issue, Atlanta Trial Color Plate Proofs (PR9TC4e-PR32TC4e). Complete set in blue, large margins to full, bright color, Very Fine and attractive set

960
375
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1298
TC
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1298, Essays and Proofs (Newspapers and Periodicals)2c-$60.00 1875 Issue, Atlanta Trial Color Plate Proofs (PR9TC4d-PR28TC4d, PR30TC4d-PR32TC4d), 2c-$60.00 1875 Issue, Atlanta Trial Color Plate Proofs (PR9TC4d-PR28TC4d, PR30TC4d-PR32TC4d)2c-$60.00 1875 Issue, Atlanta Trial Color Plate Proofs (PR9TC4d-PR28TC4d, PR30TC4d-PR32TC4d). Green, lacking the $24.00 to be complete, bright colors, large margins, Very Fine

920
250
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1299
P
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1299, Essays and Proofs (Newspapers and Periodicals)2c-$60.00 1865-75 Issues, Plate Proofs on Card (PR2P4-PR32P4), 2c-$60.00 1865-75 Issues, Plate Proofs on Card (PR2P4-PR32P4)2c-$60.00 1865-75 Issues, Plate Proofs on Card (PR2P4-PR32P4). Complete, large margins, bright colors, Very Fine group

711
325
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1300
P
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1300, Essays and Proofs (Newspapers and Periodicals)Newspapers & Periodicals Proofs, Newspapers & Periodicals ProofsNewspapers & Periodicals Proofs. Set of plate proofs on card, PR9P4-PR32P4, also PR4TC5 in Lake and PR16TC block of four, bright colors, Very Fine group

528
250
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1301
P
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1301, Essays and Proofs (Newspapers and Periodicals)(1c) Franklin Carrier, Large Die Proof on India (LO1P1), (1c) Franklin Carrier, Large Die Proof on India (LO1P1)(1c) Franklin Carrier, Large Die Proof on India (LO1P1). Hybrid proof die sunk on 147 x 226mm card, gold edges and original interleaving from a presentation album, Very Fine, as noted in Scott the Franklin Carrier large die proof exists only in hybrid form

800
600
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1302
P
Back-of-Book Issues, Plate Proofs Balance. 34 proofs, incl. Nos. E1P3, E3P3, J1P3-J7P3, J22P3-J28P3, O48TC4-O56TC4 -- Atlanta Proofs in Green and Brown, nice margins throughout, Very Fine group

1,046
450
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1303
P
Essay, Proof and Specimen Miscellany. 18 items, incl. Nos. 11E4c, 76P4, 122P4, ten Postage Due card plate proofs, "Sample A" with 189S-l, 209S-K, 214S-L, 209S-M and 211S-M, few of these no gum, virtually all Fine-Very Fine

E. 200-300
225
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