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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 (Re-Use Prevention Essays thru Atlanta Proofs)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1081
E
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1081, Essays and Proofs (Re-Use Prevention Essays thru Atlanta Proofs)1c Brown, Bowlsby Patent Coupon, Die Essay on India (63-E13a), 1c Brown, Bowlsby Patent Coupon, Die Essay on India (63-E13a)1c Brown, Bowlsby Patent Coupon, Die Essay on India (63-E13a). On 67 x 101mm card with full die sinkage, rich color, manuscript "g" at bottom right, Very Fine

1,750
750
1082
E
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1082, Essays and Proofs (Re-Use Prevention Essays thru Atlanta Proofs)1c Olive Green, Bowlsby Patent Coupon, Die Essay on India (63-E13a), 1c Olive Green, Bowlsby Patent Coupon, Die Essay on India (63-E13a)1c Olive Green, Bowlsby Patent Coupon, Die Essay on India (63-E13a). On 65 x 105mm card with full die sinkage, vibrant color, manuscript "m" at bottom right, Very Fine

1,750
750
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1083
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1083, Essays and Proofs (Re-Use Prevention Essays thru Atlanta Proofs)1c Olive Green, Bowlsby Patent Coupon, Die Essay on India (63-E13a), 1c Olive Green, Bowlsby Patent Coupon, Die Essay on India (63-E13a)1c Olive Green, Bowlsby Patent Coupon, Die Essay on India (63-E13a). On 71 x 109mm card with full die sinkage, deep rich color, manuscript "m" at bottom right, Very Fine

1,750
800
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1084
E
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1084, Essays and Proofs (Re-Use Prevention Essays thru Atlanta Proofs)1c Blue, Bowlsby Patent Coupon, Die Essay on India (63-E13a), 1c Blue, Bowlsby Patent Coupon, Die Essay on India (63-E13a)1c Blue, Bowlsby Patent Coupon, Die Essay on India (63-E13a). On 67 x 100mm card with full die sinkage, lovely bright Blue color, manuscript "j" at bottom right, Very Fine

1,750
750
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1085
E
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1085, Essays and Proofs (Re-Use Prevention Essays thru Atlanta Proofs)1c Blue Green, Bowlsby Patent Coupon, Die Essay on India (63-E13a), 1c Blue Green, Bowlsby Patent Coupon, Die Essay on India (63-E13a)1c Blue Green, Bowlsby Patent Coupon, Die Essay on India (63-E13a). On 78 x 106mm card with full die sinkage, fresh color, manuscript "j" at bottom right, Very Fine

1,750
750
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1086
E
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1086, Essays and Proofs (Re-Use Prevention Essays thru Atlanta Proofs)1c Red, Bowlsby Patent Coupon, Die Essay on India (63-E13a), 1c Red, Bowlsby Patent Coupon, Die Essay on India (63-E13a)1c Red, Bowlsby Patent Coupon, Die Essay on India (63-E13a). On 70 x 104mm card with full die sinkage, bright color, Very Fine, ex Lake Shore and Hansen

1,750
800
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1087
E
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1087, Essays and Proofs (Re-Use Prevention Essays thru Atlanta Proofs)1c Red, Bowlsby Patent Coupon, Die Essay on India (63-E13a), 1c Red, Bowlsby Patent Coupon, Die Essay on India (63-E13a)1c Red, Bowlsby Patent Coupon, Die Essay on India (63-E13a). On 64 x 106mm card with full die sinkage, vivid color, manuscript "f" at bottom right, Very Fine

1,750
750
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1088
E
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1088, Essays and Proofs (Re-Use Prevention Essays thru Atlanta Proofs)1c Scarlet, Bowlsby Patent Coupon, Die Essay on India (63-E13a), 1c Scarlet, Bowlsby Patent Coupon, Die Essay on India (63-E13a)1c Scarlet, Bowlsby Patent Coupon, Die Essay on India (63-E13a). On 67 x 99mm card with full die sinkage, fiery color, manuscript "a" at bottom right, minor scuffs well outside design, otherwise Very Fine

1,750
750
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1089
E
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1089, Essays and Proofs (Re-Use Prevention Essays thru Atlanta Proofs)1c Violet, Bowlsby Patent Coupon, Die Essay on India (63-E13a), 1c Violet, Bowlsby Patent Coupon, Die Essay on India (63-E13a)1c Violet, Bowlsby Patent Coupon, Die Essay on India (63-E13a). On 66 x 106mm card with full die sinkage, lovely deep color, manuscript "l" at bottom right, couple inconsequential toning specks at edge of die sunk area, Very Fine

1,750
800
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1090
E
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1090, Essays and Proofs (Re-Use Prevention Essays thru Atlanta Proofs)1c Violet, Bowlsby Patent Coupon, Die Essay on India (63-E13a), 1c Violet, Bowlsby Patent Coupon, Die Essay on India (63-E13a)1c Violet, Bowlsby Patent Coupon, Die Essay on India (63-E13a). On 62 x 101mm card with full die sinkage, bright and fresh color, Very Fine

1,750
750
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1091
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1091, Essays and Proofs (Re-Use Prevention Essays thru Atlanta Proofs)1c Orange, Bowlsby Patent Coupon, Die Essay on India (63-E13a), 1c Orange, Bowlsby Patent Coupon, Die Essay on India (63-E13a)1c Orange, Bowlsby Patent Coupon, Die Essay on India (63-E13a). On 68 x 100mm card with full die sinkage, vivid color, couple toning specks at edge of die sinkage area, otherwise Very Fine

1,750
750
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1092
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1092, Essays and Proofs (Re-Use Prevention Essays thru Atlanta Proofs)1c Black, Bowlsby Patent Coupon, Die Essay on India (63-E13a), 1c Black, Bowlsby Patent Coupon, Die Essay on India (63-E13a)1c Black, Bowlsby Patent Coupon, Die Essay on India (63-E13a). 42 x 67mm, off card, deep shade, natural small India paper translucency, Very Fine, Scott Retail as die sunk

1,750
350
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1093
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1093, Essays and Proofs (Re-Use Prevention Essays thru Atlanta Proofs)1c Gray Brown, Bowlsby Patent Coupon, Die Essay on India (63-E13a), 1c Gray Brown, Bowlsby Patent Coupon, Die Essay on India (63-E13a)1c Gray Brown, Bowlsby Patent Coupon, Die Essay on India (63-E13a). 42 x 67mm, off card, rich color, India paper translucency as is typical, otherwise Very Fine, Scott Retail as die sunk

1,750
275
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1094
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1094, Essays and Proofs (Re-Use Prevention Essays thru Atlanta Proofs)1c Black, Bowlsby Patent Coupon, Die Essay on India (63-E13a), 1c Black, Bowlsby Patent Coupon, Die Essay on India (63-E13a)1c Black, Bowlsby Patent Coupon, Die Essay on India (63-E13a). Off card and cut down but with full margins, deep shade, Very Fine, Scott Retail as die sunk

1,750
300
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1095
E
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1095, Essays and Proofs (Re-Use Prevention Essays thru Atlanta Proofs)1c Black, Bowlsby Patent Coupon, Die Essay on White Glazed Paper (63-E13b), 1c Black, Bowlsby Patent Coupon, Die Essay on White Glazed Paper (63-E13b)1c Black, Bowlsby Patent Coupon, Die Essay on White Glazed Paper (63-E13b). 64 x 77mm, detailed impression, intense shade, Very Fine

1,750
700
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1096
E
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1096, Essays and Proofs (Re-Use Prevention Essays thru Atlanta Proofs)1c Blue, Bowlsby Patent Coupon, Die Essay on White Glazed Paper (63-E13b), 1c Blue, Bowlsby Patent Coupon, Die Essay on White Glazed Paper (63-E13b)1c Blue, Bowlsby Patent Coupon, Die Essay on White Glazed Paper (63-E13b). 64 x 76mm, brilliant color, thin spots in top corners, otherwise Very Fine

1,750
700
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1097
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1097, Essays and Proofs (Re-Use Prevention Essays thru Atlanta Proofs)1c Red, Blue, Bowlsby Patent Coupon, Plate Essays on White and Pelure Papers (63-E13c-63-E13h), 1c Red, Blue, Bowlsby Patent Coupon, Plate Essays on White and Pelure Papers (63-E13c-63-E13h)1c Red, Blue, Bowlsby Patent Coupon, Plate Essays on White and Pelure Papers (63-E13c-63-E13h). Singles of each of the Scott listed plate essays, including Red on Pelure and White Papers (63-E13c, 63-E13d), Red with Grill (63-E13e), Red and Blue with perfs all around and between (63-E13f), Red and Blue with perfs all around and imperf between (63-E13g), Blue only with perfs all around and rouletted between (63-E13h), original gum, couple h.r., fresh and Very Fine group

1,900
1,100
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1098
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1098, Essays and Proofs (Re-Use Prevention Essays thru Atlanta Proofs)1c Red, Bowlsby Patent Coupon, Plate Essay on White Paper, 13 x 16mm Split Grill (63-E13e var), 1c Red, Bowlsby Patent Coupon, Plate Essay on White Paper, 13 x 16mm Split Grill (63-E13e var)1c Red, Bowlsby Patent Coupon, Plate Essay on White Paper, 13 x 16mm Split Grill (63-E13e var). Grill split with part at top of coupon and part at bottom of stamp, original gum, h.r., full margins and bright color, Very Fine example of this variety

600
275
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1099
Ebl
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1099, Essays and Proofs (Re-Use Prevention Essays thru Atlanta Proofs)1c Blue, Bowlsby Patent Coupon, Plate Essay, Perforated All Around (63-E13f), 1c Blue, Bowlsby Patent Coupon, Plate Essay, Perforated All Around (63-E13f)1c Blue, Bowlsby Patent Coupon, Plate Essay, Perforated All Around (63-E13f). Block of four, typical uneven application of original gum, rich color, small toned spot in bottom right coupon, otherwise Fine, scarce block, we have offered only two multiples of this variety in Blue since 1999, Scott Retail as singles

700
325
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1100
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1100, Essays and Proofs (Re-Use Prevention Essays thru Atlanta Proofs)1c Bowlsby Patent Coupon, Plate Essays, Perforated (63-E13f, 63-E13g), 1c Bowlsby Patent Coupon, Plate Essays, Perforated (63-E13f, 63-E13g)1c Bowlsby Patent Coupon, Plate Essays, Perforated (63-E13f, 63-E13g). Four essays, Red and Blue examples of perforated all around and between (63-E13f) and perforated all around and imperf between (63-E13g), original gum, first two with h.r., rich colors, Fine-Very Fine

700
350
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1101
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1101, Essays and Proofs (Re-Use Prevention Essays thru Atlanta Proofs)1c Bowlsby Patent Coupon, Plate Essays, Balance (63-E13c-63-E13g), 1c Bowlsby Patent Coupon, Plate Essays, Balance (63-E13c-63-E13g)1c Bowlsby Patent Coupon, Plate Essays, Balance (63-E13c-63-E13g). Six essays including three 63-E13c, one each of 63-E13d, f and g, original gum, one with bottom selvage, one with crease between stamp and coupon, Fine-Very Fine

1,500
750
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1102
TC
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1102, Essays and Proofs (Re-Use Prevention Essays thru Atlanta Proofs)1c Green, Lowenberg Patent, Trial Color Plate Proof on Surface Starched Paper, Imperforate (63TC5), 1c Green, Lowenberg Patent, Trial Color Plate Proof on Surface Starched Paper, Imperforate (63TC5)1c Green, Lowenberg Patent, Trial Color Plate Proof on Surface Starched Paper, Imperforate (63TC5). Bottom imprint and plate no. 27 block of twelve, large margins all around, rich color, characteristic paper ridges, Very Fine

E. 500-750
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1103
TC
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1103, Essays and Proofs (Re-Use Prevention Essays thru Atlanta Proofs)1c Rose Pink, Lowenberg Patent, Trial Color Plate Proof on Surface Starched Paper, Imperforate (63TC5), 1c Rose Pink, Lowenberg Patent, Trial Color Plate Proof on Surface Starched Paper, Imperforate (63TC5)1c Rose Pink, Lowenberg Patent, Trial Color Plate Proof on Surface Starched Paper, Imperforate (63TC5). Bottom imprint and plate no. 27 block of twelve, large margins, bright color, characteristic paper irregularities, Very Fine

E. 500-750
700
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1104
TC
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1104, Essays and Proofs (Re-Use Prevention Essays thru Atlanta Proofs)1c Dark Orange, Wyckoff Patent, Trial Color Plate Proof on Surface Coated Paper, Perforated (63TC6), 1c Dark Orange, Wyckoff Patent, Trial Color Plate Proof on Surface Coated Paper, Perforated (63TC6)1c Dark Orange, Wyckoff Patent, Trial Color Plate Proof on Surface Coated Paper, Perforated (63TC6). Bottom imprint and plate no. 27 block of twelve, original gum, h.r. in top corners and selvage, other ten stamps Mint N.H., radiant color, perfs to touching on only one side on most with a few completely clear, fresh and Very Fine, a desirable plate block of this patent, Scott Catalogue states "perforated 1861 trial colors are valued with perfs cutting into design on two sides. Well centered examples are extremely scarce and sell for more", Scott Retail as singles with no premium as a plate block $600.00

E. 750-1,000
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1105
TC
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1105, Essays and Proofs (Re-Use Prevention Essays thru Atlanta Proofs)1c Lowenberg, Wyckoff and Macdonough Patents, Trial Color Plate Proofs on Surface Coated Paper, Imperforate (63TC5), 1c Lowenberg, Wyckoff and Macdonough Patents, Trial Color Plate Proofs on Surface Coated Paper, Imperforate (63TC5)1c Lowenberg, Wyckoff and Macdonough Patents, Trial Color Plate Proofs on Surface Coated Paper, Imperforate (63TC5). Group of eight blocks of four and two blocks of eight, range of colors incl. about half in Brown from both Wyckoff and Macdonough, one block in Green with full imprint at top, characteristic paper irregularities, overall Very Fine group, Scott Retail as singles

1,920
950
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1106
TC
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1106, Essays and Proofs (Re-Use Prevention Essays thru Atlanta Proofs)1c Lowenberg, Wyckoff and Macdonough Patents, Trial Color Plate Proofs on Surface Coated Paper (63TC5, 63TC6), 1c Lowenberg, Wyckoff and Macdonough Patents, Trial Color Plate Proofs on Surface Coated Paper (63TC5, 63TC6)1c Lowenberg, Wyckoff and Macdonough Patents, Trial Color Plate Proofs on Surface Coated Paper (63TC5, 63TC6). Group of 38 singles and six pairs, both imperforate and perforated, wide range of colors from Lowenberg and Wyckoff (Macdonough comes only in Brown), the perforated examples mostly cut in on at least one side as usual, few small flaws and characteristic paper irregularities, Fine-Very Fine, Scott Retail as singles more than $2,000.00

E. 500-750
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1107
TC
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1107, Essays and Proofs (Re-Use Prevention Essays thru Atlanta Proofs)1c Wyckoff Patent, Trial Color Plate Proof on Surface Starched Paper, Imperforate (63TC5), 1c Wyckoff Patent, Trial Color Plate Proof on Surface Starched Paper, Imperforate (63TC5)1c Wyckoff Patent, Trial Color Plate Proof on Surface Starched Paper, Imperforate (63TC5). Eight singles, each a different color, incl. one with part imprint, large margins, bright colors, Very Fine and attractive group

320
170
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1108
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1108, Essays and Proofs (Re-Use Prevention Essays thru Atlanta Proofs)3c Lake, All-Over Grill Essay, Points Up, Imperforate (79-E15c; formerly 66aP4), 3c Lake, All-Over Grill Essay, Points Up, Imperforate (79-E15c; formerly 66aP4)3c Lake, All-Over Grill Essay, Points Up, Imperforate (79-E15c; formerly 66aP4). Original gum single, huge margins, deep rich color, Extremely Fine, with 2001 P.F. certificate, Scott Retail as pair $500.00

E. 150-200
190
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1109
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1109, Essays and Proofs (Re-Use Prevention Essays thru Atlanta Proofs)3c Black, Shield-Shaped Die Essay on Yellow Wove Gummed Paper (79-E18e), 3c Black, Shield-Shaped Die Essay on Yellow Wove Gummed Paper (79-E18e)3c Black, Shield-Shaped Die Essay on Yellow Wove Gummed Paper (79-E18e). 40 x 58mm, rich color, large part original gum, small adherences, grill with points down, Very Fine and scarce, ex Lake Shore, with 2005 P.F. certificate

1,000
500
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1110
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1110, Essays and Proofs (Re-Use Prevention Essays thru Atlanta Proofs)National Bank Note Co., 3c Liberty, Die Essays and Rainbow Plate Essays (79-E30l, 79-E30n, 79-E30r), National Bank Note Co., 3c Liberty, Die Essays and Rainbow Plate Essays (79-E30l, 79-E30n, 79-E30r)National Bank Note Co., 3c Liberty, Die Essays and Rainbow Plate Essays (79-E30l, 79-E30n, 79-E30r). Two of first, one of second and three pairs of third, bright colors, fresh and Very Fine group

950
900
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1111
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1111, Essays and Proofs (Re-Use Prevention Essays thru Atlanta Proofs)12c Z. Grill, Plate Essay on Straw Paper (85-E1e), 12c Z. Grill, Plate Essay on Straw Paper (85-E1e)12c Z. Grill, Plate Essay on Straw Paper (85-E1e). Original gum, h.r., unusually wide margins for this essay, rich color, Very Fine

250
375
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1112
TC
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1112, Essays and Proofs (Re-Use Prevention Essays thru Atlanta Proofs)1c 1861-66 Issue, Atlanta Trial Color Plate Proofs (102TC), 1c 1861-66 Issue, Atlanta Trial Color Plate Proofs (102TC)1c 1861-66 Issue, Atlanta Trial Color Plate Proofs (102TC). Complete set of the five listed colors, large margins, close only at left of Scarlet, radiant colors, Green with small thin spot at top, overall Very Fine

460
325
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1113
TC
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1113, Essays and Proofs (Re-Use Prevention Essays thru Atlanta Proofs)1c 1861-66 Issue, Atlanta Trial Color Plate Proofs (102TC4), 1c 1861-66 Issue, Atlanta Trial Color Plate Proofs (102TC4)1c 1861-66 Issue, Atlanta Trial Color Plate Proofs (102TC4). Complete set of all five colors in blocks of four, large margins except Orange close at left and with paper irregularity at top, others Extremely Fine, a rare set of blocks, Scott Retail as singles

2,300
1,900
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