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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 (Special Delivery thru Postage Due)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1236
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1236, Essays and Proofs (Special Delivery thru Postage Due)10c Blue, Special Delivery, Large Die Proof on India (E1P1), 10c Blue, Special Delivery, Large Die Proof on India (E1P1)10c Blue, Special Delivery, Large Die Proof on India (E1P1). Die sunk on 225 x 150mm card with full die sinkage, deep rich color, Extremely Fine

600
400
1237
P
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1237, Essays and Proofs (Special Delivery thru Postage Due)10c Blue, Special Delivery, Large Die Proof on India (E1P1), 10c Blue, Special Delivery, Large Die Proof on India (E1P1)10c Blue, Special Delivery, Large Die Proof on India (E1P1). Die sunk on 215 x 142mm card with full die sinkage, intact binding at top from presentation album, Very Fine

600
325
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1238
P
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1238, Essays and Proofs (Special Delivery thru Postage Due)10c Blue, Special Delivery, Large Die Proof on India (E4P1), 10c Blue, Special Delivery, Large Die Proof on India (E4P1)10c Blue, Special Delivery, Large Die Proof on India (E4P1). Die sunk on 201 x 151mm card with full die sinkage, bright color, Very Fine

500
300
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1239
P
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1239, Essays and Proofs (Special Delivery thru Postage Due)10c Ultramarine, Special Delivery, Panama-Pacific Small Die Proof on Wove (E6P2a), 10c Ultramarine, Special Delivery, Panama-Pacific Small Die Proof on Wove (E6P2a)10c Ultramarine, Special Delivery, Panama-Pacific Small Die Proof on Wove (E6P2a). 40 x 25mm with even margins all around, fresh color, light pencil note on back does not show thru, Extremely Fine, no more than four or five are believed to exist, with 1980 P.F. certificate

1,250
1,400
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1240
P
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1240, Essays and Proofs (Special Delivery thru Postage Due)1c-50c 1879 Postage Due, Small Die Proofs on Wove (J1P2-J7P2), 1c-50c 1879 Postage Due, Small Die Proofs on Wove (J1P2-J7P2)1c-50c 1879 Postage Due, Small Die Proofs on Wove (J1P2-J7P2). On small gray cards from a Roosevelt album, Very Fine-Extremely Fine, only 85 sets issued

700
325
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1241
P
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1241, Essays and Proofs (Special Delivery thru Postage Due)1c-50c Brown, 1879 Postage Due, Panama-Pacific Small Die Proofs on Wove (J1P2a-J7P2a), 1c-50c Brown, 1879 Postage Due, Panama-Pacific Small Die Proofs on Wove (J1P2a-J7P2a)1c-50c Brown, 1879 Postage Due, Panama-Pacific Small Die Proofs on Wove (J1P2a-J7P2a). A bit of light toning characteristic of this rare printing but less than often encountered, crisp paper and edges throughout

EXTREMELY FINE COMPLETE SET OF THE 1879 POSTAGE DUE PANAMA-PACIFIC SMALL DIE PROOFS.

No more than five of each are believed to have been printed

3,500
2,800
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1242
TC
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1242, Essays and Proofs (Special Delivery thru Postage Due)1c-50c Green, 1879 Postage Due, Atlanta Trial Color Plate Proofs on Card (J1TC4-J7TC4), 1c-50c Green, 1879 Postage Due, Atlanta Trial Color Plate Proofs on Card (J1TC4-J7TC4)1c-50c Green, 1879 Postage Due, Atlanta Trial Color Plate Proofs on Card (J1TC4-J7TC4). Blocks of four, large even margins, bright and crisp, Extremely Fine, Scott Retail as singles

1,400
750
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1243
Pbl
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1243, Essays and Proofs (Special Delivery thru Postage Due)1c-50c Brown, 1879 Postage Due, Plate Proofs on India (J1P3-P7P3), 1c-50c Brown, 1879 Postage Due, Plate Proofs on India (J1P3-P7P3)1c-50c Brown, 1879 Postage Due, Plate Proofs on India (J1P3-P7P3). Blocks of four, large margins to huge incl. 1c-5c with sheet margins at left, 10c-50c in dark shade, on card and so free from faults that can plague this fragile paper, Very Fine set

810
375
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1244
P
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1244, Essays and Proofs (Special Delivery thru Postage Due)1c-50c 1887-93 Postage Dues, Plate Proofs on Card (J15P4-J28P4), 1c-50c 1887-93 Postage Dues, Plate Proofs on Card (J15P4-J28P4)1c-50c 1887-93 Postage Dues, Plate Proofs on Card (J15P4-J28P4). Large margins, bright colors, Very Fine, accompanied by envelope for 1878 Postage Dues (first issue)

254
325
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1245
P
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1245, Essays and Proofs (Special Delivery thru Postage Due)1c-50c Claret, 1894 Postage Due, Panama-Pacific Small Die Proofs on Wove (J31P2a-J37P2a), 1c-50c Claret, 1894 Postage Due, Panama-Pacific Small Die Proofs on Wove (J31P2a-J37P2a)1c-50c Claret, 1894 Postage Due, Panama-Pacific Small Die Proofs on Wove (J31P2a-J37P2a). Complete set, bright colors, large margins, very little of the toning endemic to these issues

EXTREMELY FINE COMPLETE SET OF THE RARE 1894 POSTAGE DUE PANAMA-PACIFIC SMALL DIE PROOFS. ONLY FOUR TO FIVE OF EACH VALUE EXIST.

Scott value of $500.00 each seems low for die proofs of such rarity.

3,500
2,600
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1246
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1246, Essays and Proofs (Special Delivery thru Postage Due)2c, 5c 1894 Postage Due, Large Die Proofs on India (J32P1, J34P1), 2c, 5c 1894 Postage Due, Large Die Proofs on India (J32P1, J34P1)2c, 5c 1894 Postage Due, Large Die Proofs on India (J32P1, J34P1). Die sunk on approximately 151 x 200mm cards with full die sinkage, brilliant colors, fresh and Very Fine

330
130
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1247
Pbl
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1247, Essays and Proofs (Special Delivery thru Postage Due)2c Bright Claret, Postage Due, Plate Proof on Card (J32P4), 2c Bright Claret, Postage Due, Plate Proof on Card (J32P4)2c Bright Claret, Postage Due, Plate Proof on Card (J32P4). Block of four, large margins, rich color, Extremely Fine

475
300
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