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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 (Officials)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1248
TC
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1248, Essays and Proofs (Officials)3c Justice, Deep Green, Large Die Trial Color Proof on India (O27TC1a), 3c Justice, Deep Green, Large Die Trial Color Proof on India (O27TC1a)3c Justice, Deep Green, Large Die Trial Color Proof on India (O27TC1a). Die sunk on 147 x 235mm card with full die sinkage, deep rich color, some slight buckling in the die sunk area, otherwise Very Fine

500
225
1249
TC
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1249, Essays and Proofs (Officials)1c State, Light Ultramarine, Large Die Trial Color Proof on India (O57TC1a), 1c State, Light Ultramarine, Large Die Trial Color Proof on India (O57TC1a)1c State, Light Ultramarine, Large Die Trial Color Proof on India (O57TC1a). Die sunk on 146 x 237mm card with full die sinkage, bright color, some slight buckling in the die sunk area, otherwise Very Fine

500
350
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1250
TC
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1250, Essays and Proofs (Officials)$2.00 Scarlet & Black, "Goodall" Trial Color Small Die Proof on India (O68TC2c), $2.00 Scarlet & Black, "Goodall" Trial Color Small Die Proof on India (O68TC2c)$2.00 Scarlet & Black, "Goodall" Trial Color Small Die Proof on India (O68TC2c). Large margins, bright colors

VERY FINE AND SCARCE EXAMPLE OF THE $2.00 STATE DEPARTMENT GOODALL TRIAL COLOR PROOF IN SCARLET AND BLACK.

In 1879, President Albert G. Goodall of the American Bank Note Company, successor to the Continental Bank Note Company, ordered sets of small die proofs for display purposes.

With 2006 P.F. certificate

3,250
2,100
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1251
TC
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1251, Essays and Proofs (Officials)1c Treasury, Light Ultramarine, Large Die Trial Color Proof on India (O72TC1a), 1c Treasury, Light Ultramarine, Large Die Trial Color Proof on India (O72TC1a)1c Treasury, Light Ultramarine, Large Die Trial Color Proof on India (O72TC1a). Die sunk on 149 x 237mm card with full die sinkage, bright color, some slight buckling in the die sunk area, otherwise Very Fine

500
450
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1252
TC
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1252, Essays and Proofs (Officials)2c Treasury, Black, Large Die Trial Color Proof on India (O73TC1a), 2c Treasury, Black, Large Die Trial Color Proof on India (O73TC1a)2c Treasury, Black, Large Die Trial Color Proof on India (O73TC1a). Die sunk on 149 x 237mm card with full die sinkage, deep shade, some slight buckling in the die sunk area, otherwise Very Fine

500
325
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1253
P
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1253, Essays and Proofs (Officials)1c-30c Agriculture, Large Die Proofs on India (O1P1-O9P1), 1c-30c Agriculture, Large Die Proofs on India (O1P1-O9P1)1c-30c Agriculture, Large Die Proofs on India (O1P1-O9P1). Complete set of nine, die sunk on approximately 144 x 233mm cards with full die sinkage, some light card toning and few with slight oxidation, appear Very Fine, also incl. extra 30c cut down to outside the die sinkage area, vivid color and Very Fine

845
250
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1254
P
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1254, Essays and Proofs (Officials)1c-90c Justice, Large Die Proofs on India (O25P1-O34P1), 1c-90c Justice, Large Die Proofs on India (O25P1-O34P1)1c-90c Justice, Large Die Proofs on India (O25P1-O34P1). Complete set of ten, each die sunk on approximately 76 x 90mm cards with full die sinkage, bright colors, Very Fine set and easily displayed on album pages in these sizes

800
300
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1255
P
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1255, Essays and Proofs (Officials)1c-90c Navy, Large Die Proofs on India (O35P1-O45P1), 1c-90c Navy, Large Die Proofs on India (O35P1-O45P1)1c-90c Navy, Large Die Proofs on India (O35P1-O45P1). Complete set of eleven, each die sunk on approximately 76 x 78mm cards with full die sinkage, fresh colors, 2c with spot of light toning, otherwise Very Fine set and easily displayed on album pages in these sizes

880
300
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1256
P
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1256, Essays and Proofs (Officials)1c-$20.00 State, Large Die Proofs on India (O57P1-O71P1), 1c-$20.00 State, Large Die Proofs on India (O57P1-O71P1)1c-$20.00 State, Large Die Proofs on India (O57P1-O71P1). Complete set of fifteen, die sunk on approximately 157 x 225mm cards with full die sinkage, the $2.00 to $20.00 values are hybrids, rich colors, most cards with some light speckled toning, still Very Fine, a desirable full set with the high values

1,480
550
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1257
P
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1257, Essays and Proofs (Officials)1c-90c Treasury, Large Die Proofs on India (O72P1-O82P1), 1c-90c Treasury, Large Die Proofs on India (O72P1-O82P1)1c-90c Treasury, Large Die Proofs on India (O72P1-O82P1). Complete set of eleven, die sunk on approximately 140 x 215mm cards with full die sinkage, few with light India paper toning, overall Very Fine, also incl. extra 1c cut down to outside the die sinkage area, fresh color and Very Fine

960
275
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1258
P
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1258, Essays and Proofs (Officials)1c-90c Treasury, Large Die Proofs on India (O72P1-O82P1), 1c-90c Treasury, Large Die Proofs on India (O72P1-O82P1)1c-90c Treasury, Large Die Proofs on India (O72P1-O82P1). Complete set of eleven, die sunk on approximately 153 x 245mm cards with full die sinkage, rich colors, 30c with toning at extreme bottom of card, some edgewear at top and bottom of 1c, both flaws easily remedied as this set is as large in its vertical dimensions as we have seen, Very Fine set

880
275
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1259
P
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1259, Essays and Proofs (Officials)1c-90c War, Large Die Proofs on India (O83P1-O93P1), 1c-90c War, Large Die Proofs on India (O83P1-O93P1)1c-90c War, Large Die Proofs on India (O83P1-O93P1). Complete set of eleven, die sunk on approximately 151 x 207mm cards with full die sinkage, fresh colors and cards, Extremely Fine

880
350
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1260
P
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1260, Essays and Proofs (Officials)1c-90c Interior, Small Die Proofs on Wove (O15P2-O24P2), 1c-90c Interior, Small Die Proofs on Wove (O15P2-O24P2)1c-90c Interior, Small Die Proofs on Wove (O15P2-O24P2). Complete set of ten on original gray cards from Roosevelt presentation album, radiant colors, 1c with small paper irregularity at top, Very Fine set

1,000
275
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1261
P
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1261, Essays and Proofs (Officials)1c-90c Justice, Small Die Proofs on Wove (O25P2-O34P2), 1c-90c Justice, Small Die Proofs on Wove (O25P2-O34P2)1c-90c Justice, Small Die Proofs on Wove (O25P2-O34P2). Complete set of ten on original gray cards from Roosevelt presentation album, vivid colors, fresh and Very Fine

1,000
750
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1262
P
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1262, Essays and Proofs (Officials)1c-90c Post Office, Small Die Proofs on Wove (O47P2-O56P2), 1c-90c Post Office, Small Die Proofs on Wove (O47P2-O56P2)1c-90c Post Office, Small Die Proofs on Wove (O47P2-O56P2). Full set affixed to original page from Roosevelt presentation album, page trimmed for easier mounting, 90c with faint toning, otherwise Very Fine, only 85 sets were produced

1,000
425
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1263
P
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1263, Essays and Proofs (Officials)1c-$20.00 State, Small Die Proofs on Wove (O57P2-O71P2), 1c-$20.00 State, Small Die Proofs on Wove (O57P2-O71P2)1c-$20.00 State, Small Die Proofs on Wove (O57P2-O71P2). Complete set on two full pages from a Roosevelt presentation album, without the warping often encountered with detached pages, fresh and bright, Extremely Fine, only 85 were produced

1,600
1,200
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1264
P
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1264, Essays and Proofs (Officials)1c-90c Treasury, Small Die Proofs on Wove (O72P2-O82P2), 1c-90c Treasury, Small Die Proofs on Wove (O72P2-O82P2)1c-90c Treasury, Small Die Proofs on Wove (O72P2-O82P2). Complete set of eleven on original gray cards from Roosevelt presentation album, rich colors, couple with bit of straying printer's ink, Very Fine

1,100
550
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1265
P
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1265, Essays and Proofs (Officials)1c-90c Treasury, Small Die Proofs on Wove (O72P2-O75P2, O77P2-O82P2), 1c-90c Treasury, Small Die Proofs on Wove (O72P2-O75P2, O77P2-O82P2)1c-90c Treasury, Small Die Proofs on Wove (O72P2-O75P2, O77P2-O82P2). Bright colors, carefully removed from original gray card backing, Very Fine

1,000
250
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1266
P
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1266, Essays and Proofs (Officials)1c-$20.00 Officials, Plate Proofs on Card (O1P4-O93P4), 1c-$20.00 Officials, Plate Proofs on Card (O1P4-O93P4)1c-$20.00 Officials, Plate Proofs on Card (O1P4-O93P4). Complete set, large margins, bright colors, fresh and Very Fine set

969
600
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1267
P
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1267, Essays and Proofs (Officials)1c-$20.00 Officials, Plate Proofs on Card (O1P4-O93P4), 1c-$20.00 Officials, Plate Proofs on Card (O1P4-O93P4)1c-$20.00 Officials, Plate Proofs on Card (O1P4-O93P4). Complete set, all with original envelopes except Justice set, fresh and Fine-Very Fine, Scott Retail with no premium for the envelopes

969
1,200
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1268
P
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1268, Essays and Proofs (Officials)1c-$20.00 Officials, Plate Proofs on Card (O1P4-O93P4), 1c-$20.00 Officials, Plate Proofs on Card (O1P4-O93P4)1c-$20.00 Officials, Plate Proofs on Card (O1P4-O93P4). Complete set plus a set of India proofs for O1-O9, nice margins throughout, bright colors, Very Fine, also group of nine Official Specimens incl. 1c-10c Executive

1,557
800
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1269
Pbl
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1269, Essays and Proofs (Officials)1c-90c Navy, Plate Proofs on Card (O35P1-O43P4, O45P1), 1c-90c Navy, Plate Proofs on Card (O35P1-O43P4, O45P1)1c-90c Navy, Plate Proofs on Card (O35P1-O43P4, O45P1). Blocks of four, missing only the 30c to be complete, bright colors, Very Fine-Extremely Fine

500
225
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1270
TC
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1270, Essays and Proofs (Officials)1c-30c Agriculture, Atlanta Trial Color Plate Proofs (O1TC4b-O9TC4b), 1c-30c Agriculture, Atlanta Trial Color Plate Proofs (O1TC4b-O9TC4b)1c-30c Agriculture, Atlanta Trial Color Plate Proofs (O1TC4b-O9TC4b). Complete set in Scarlet, large margins, Very Fine-Extremely Fine set

333
250
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1271
TC
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1271, Essays and Proofs (Officials)1c-10c Executive, Atlanta Trial Color Plate Proofs (O10TC4-O14TC4), 1c-10c Executive, Atlanta Trial Color Plate Proofs (O10TC4-O14TC4)1c-10c Executive, Atlanta Trial Color Plate Proofs (O10TC4-O14TC4). Sets in Green and Blue, large margins, fresh and Very Fine

370
325
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1272
TC
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1272, Essays and Proofs (Officials)1c-90c Interior, Atlanta Trial Color Plate Proofs (O15TC4-O24TC4), 1c-90c Interior, Atlanta Trial Color Plate Proofs (O15TC4-O24TC4)1c-90c Interior, Atlanta Trial Color Plate Proofs (O15TC4-O24TC4). Set of 40 proofs, complete for four of the five issued colors (lacks Scarlet), large even margins, small toned spot on 2c Black, Very Fine-Extremely Fine

1,627
1,100
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1273
TC
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1273, Essays and Proofs (Officials)1c-90c Interior, Atlanta Trial Color Plate Proofs (O15TC4c-O24TC4c), 1c-90c Interior, Atlanta Trial Color Plate Proofs (O15TC4c-O24TC4c)1c-90c Interior, Atlanta Trial Color Plate Proofs (O15TC4c-O24TC4c). Complete set in Brown, rich colors, Fine-Very Fine

370
275
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1274
TC
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1274, Essays and Proofs (Officials)1c-90c Justice, Atlanta Trial Color Plate Proofs (O25TC4-O34TC4), 1c-90c Justice, Atlanta Trial Color Plate Proofs (O25TC4-O34TC4)1c-90c Justice, Atlanta Trial Color Plate Proofs (O25TC4-O34TC4). Complete set of 50 proofs for all of the five issued colors, nice margins, fresh colors, Very Fine set

2,028
1,400
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1275
TC
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1275, Essays and Proofs (Officials)1c-90c Justice, Atlanta Trial Color Plate Proofs (O25TC4b-O34TC4b), 1c-90c Justice, Atlanta Trial Color Plate Proofs (O25TC4b-O34TC4b)1c-90c Justice, Atlanta Trial Color Plate Proofs (O25TC4b-O34TC4b). Complete set in Scarlet, large margins to full, Very Fine set

370
275
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1276
TC
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1276, Essays and Proofs (Officials)1c-90c Navy, Atlanta Trial Color Plate Proofs (O35TC4-O45TC4), 1c-90c Navy, Atlanta Trial Color Plate Proofs (O35TC4-O45TC4)1c-90c Navy, Atlanta Trial Color Plate Proofs (O35TC4-O45TC4). Complete set of 55 proofs for all of the five issued colors plus an extra set of eleven in Brown, large margins throughout, lovely bright colors, Very Fine-Extremely Fine, a beautiful set

2,692
1,900
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1277
TC
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1277, Essays and Proofs (Officials)1c-90c Navy, Atlanta Trial Color Plate Proofs (O35TC4c-O45TC4c), 1c-90c Navy, Atlanta Trial Color Plate Proofs (O35TC4c-O45TC4c)1c-90c Navy, Atlanta Trial Color Plate Proofs (O35TC4c-O45TC4c). Complete set in Brown, large margins to full, Very Fine set

407
250
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1278
TC
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1278, Essays and Proofs (Officials)1c-90c Post Office, Atlanta Trial Color Plate Proofs (O48TC-O56TC), 1c-90c Post Office, Atlanta Trial Color Plate Proofs (O48TC-O56TC)1c-90c Post Office, Atlanta Trial Color Plate Proofs (O48TC-O56TC). Complete sets in Brown and Blue, large margins, rich colors, Very Fine sets

666
375
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1279
TC
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1279, Essays and Proofs (Officials)1c-90c State, Atlanta Trial Color Plate Proofs (O57TC4c-O67TC4c), 1c-90c State, Atlanta Trial Color Plate Proofs (O57TC4c-O67TC4c)1c-90c State, Atlanta Trial Color Plate Proofs (O57TC4c-O67TC4c). Complete set in Brown, large margins to clear, Very Fine set

407
275
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1280
TC
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1280, Essays and Proofs (Officials)$2.00 State, Blue & Brown, Atlanta Trial Color Plate Proof (O68TC4), $2.00 State, Blue & Brown, Atlanta Trial Color Plate Proof (O68TC4)$2.00 State, Blue & Brown, Atlanta Trial Color Plate Proof (O68TC4). Full to large margins, beautiful colors, Very Fine

1,000
600
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1281
TC
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1281, Essays and Proofs (Officials)1c-90c Treasury, Atlanta Trial Color Plate Proofs (O72TC4-O82TC4), 1c-90c Treasury, Atlanta Trial Color Plate Proofs (O72TC4-O82TC4)1c-90c Treasury, Atlanta Trial Color Plate Proofs (O72TC4-O82TC4). Set of 33 proofs, complete for Black, Blue and Green, (lacking Brown and Scarlet), large even margins, rich colors, Very Fine-Extremely Fine

1,378
800
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1282
TC
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1282, Essays and Proofs (Officials)1c-90c Treasury, Atlanta Trial Color Plate Proofs (O72TC4b-O82TC4b), 1c-90c Treasury, Atlanta Trial Color Plate Proofs (O72TC4b-O82TC4b)1c-90c Treasury, Atlanta Trial Color Plate Proofs (O72TC4b-O82TC4b). Complete set in Scarlet, large margins to full, bright color, Very Fine

407
250
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1283
TC
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1283, Essays and Proofs (Officials)1c-90c War, Atlanta Trial Color Plate Proofs (O83TC4d-O93TC4d), 1c-90c War, Atlanta Trial Color Plate Proofs (O83TC4d-O93TC4d)1c-90c War, Atlanta Trial Color Plate Proofs (O83TC4d-O93TC4d). Complete set in green, large margins to clear at top of 30c, Very Fine set

407
250
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