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Sale 1061 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday, 19 November, 2013

Category — Essays and Proofs, 1845-69

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
3201
P
Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 3201, Essays and Proofs, 1845-69New York N.Y., 5c Dark Green, Brown, Scarlet, Trial Color Proofs on Bond (9X1TC5), New York N.Y., 5c Dark Green, Brown, Scarlet, Trial Color Proofs on Bond (9X1TC5)New York N.Y., 5c Dark Green, Brown, Scarlet, Trial Color Proofs on Bond (9X1TC5). Each with full to large margins (Green touches design at one point at bottom), Brown with small thin, Orange with small translucent spot (not mentioned on certificate), otherwise Very Fine, each with 2000 P.F. certificate

600
100
3202
TC
Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 3202, Essays and Proofs, 1845-695c Deep Ultramarine, Hybrid Large Die Trial Color Proof on Thin Glazed Card (1TC1de), 5c Deep Ultramarine, Hybrid Large Die Trial Color Proof on Thin Glazed Card (1TC1de)5c Deep Ultramarine, Hybrid Large Die Trial Color Proof on Thin Glazed Card (1TC1de). 38 x 56mm, gorgeous deep shade and impression, shows particularly well on the glazed card, Very Fine

850
800
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3203
TC
Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 3203, Essays and Proofs, 1845-6910c Dark Brown, Trial Color Die Proof on Bond (2TC1bk), 10c Dark Brown, Trial Color Die Proof on Bond (2TC1bk)10c Dark Brown, Trial Color Die Proof on Bond (2TC1bk). 32 x 42mm, with cross-hatching, Very Fine

850
450
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3204
P
Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 3204, Essays and Proofs, 1845-695c Orange Brown, 10c Black, 1875 Reproduction, Small Die Proofs on Wove (3P2-4P2), 5c Orange Brown, 10c Black, 1875 Reproduction, Small Die Proofs on Wove (3P2-4P2)5c Orange Brown, 10c Black, 1875 Reproduction, Small Die Proofs on Wove (3P2-4P2). On individual original gray card backing from Roosevelt album, card well outside the wove paper, fresh colors, Extremely Fine, only 85 were produced

850
550
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3205
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Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 3205, Essays and Proofs, 1845-695c Orange Brown, 10c Black, 1875 Reproduction, Small Die Proofs on Wove (3P2-4P2), 5c Orange Brown, 10c Black, 1875 Reproduction, Small Die Proofs on Wove (3P2-4P2)5c Orange Brown, 10c Black, 1875 Reproduction, Small Die Proofs on Wove (3P2-4P2). On individual original gray card backing from Roosevelt album, card well outside the wove paper, Extremely Fine set

850
425
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3206
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Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 3206, Essays and Proofs, 1845-695c Red Brown, 1875 Reproduction, Plate Proof on India (3P3), 5c Red Brown, 1875 Reproduction, Plate Proof on India (3P3)5c Red Brown, 1875 Reproduction, Plate Proof on India (3P3). Positions 31-32/41-42, block of four with bottom left sheet corner margins, plate scratches on and between Positions 31 and 41, Extremely Fine

1,300
650
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3207
P
Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 3207, Essays and Proofs, 1845-691c-90c 1847-57 Issues, Plate Proofs on Card (3P4-4P4, 40P4-47P4), 1c-90c 1847-57 Issues, Plate Proofs on Card (3P4-4P4, 40P4-47P4)1c-90c 1847-57 Issues, Plate Proofs on Card (3P4-4P4, 40P4-47P4). Large margins, rich colors, fresh and Very Fine

980
600
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3208
P
Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 3208, Essays and Proofs, 1845-693c Red, Ty. I, Plate Proof on India, Brush Stroke Obliteration (11P3), 3c Red, Ty. I, Plate Proof on India, Brush Stroke Obliteration (11P3)3c Red, Ty. I, Plate Proof on India, Brush Stroke Obliteration (11P3). Margins all around incl. huge left sheet margin, faint crease of little consequence, Very Fine appearance

1,000
1,300
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3209
P
Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 3209, Essays and Proofs, 1845-691c-90c 1861 First Designs and Colors, Plate Proofs, 1c-90c 1861 First Designs and Colors, Plate Proofs1c-90c 1861 First Designs and Colors, Plate Proofs. 1c, 3c, 5c, 10c and 12c plate proofs on India, 30c and 90c Black trial color plate proofs on split card, the 24c appears to be the regularly issued No. 78P3, virtually all with faults ranging from minor to severe, generally Fine appearance except the 78P3 which is Extremely Fine

E. 300-400
500
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3210
P
Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 3210, Essays and Proofs, 1845-691c-90c 1861-66 Issue, Plate Proofs on Card (63P4/77P4), 1c-90c 1861-66 Issue, Plate Proofs on Card (63P4/77P4)1c-90c 1861-66 Issue, Plate Proofs on Card (63P4/77P4). Complete for all Scott-listed items less the scarcer 24c Red Lilac, large margins, fresh colors, Very Fine

1,525
550
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3211
E
Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 3211, Essays and Proofs, 1845-691c Bowlsby Patent Coupon, Plate Essay, Perforated All Around (63-E13f), 1c Bowlsby Patent Coupon, Plate Essay, Perforated All Around (63-E13f)1c Bowlsby Patent Coupon, Plate Essay, Perforated All Around (63-E13f). Red and Blue, complete for Scott-listed colors, original gum, fresh and Very Fine

350
200
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3212
E
Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 3212, Essays and Proofs, 1845-693c 1861 Issue, Plate Essays on Wove, Laid (65-E), 3c 1861 Issue, Plate Essays on Wove, Laid (65-E)3c 1861 Issue, Plate Essays on Wove, Laid (65-E). Five imperforate and three perforated, printed in different colors and on colored papers, imperfs incl. four on laid and one on wove, large margins to clear, few small faults, Very Fine and desirable group, unlisted in Scott, also incl. one Postage Currency item and one Fractional Currency item

E. 300-400
300
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3213
E
Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 3213, Essays and Proofs, 1845-693c Liberty, Die Essay on Wove Stamp Paper, Gummed (79-E30l, 79-E30n), 3c Liberty, Die Essay on Wove Stamp Paper, Gummed (79-E30l, 79-E30n)3c Liberty, Die Essay on Wove Stamp Paper, Gummed (79-E30l, 79-E30n). Two of former in Scarlet family with slight difference in shade, one of latter in Dull Olive Green, few small flaws, Very Fine appearance

525
300
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3214
E
Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 3214, Essays and Proofs, 1845-691c-3c Small Numeral Plate Essays (112-E4b/114-E6d), 1c-3c Small Numeral Plate Essays (112-E4b/114-E6d)1c-3c Small Numeral Plate Essays (112-E4b/114-E6d). Five different, between one and seven each, original gum, generally Fine lot

1,555
375
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3215
Ebl
Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 3215, Essays and Proofs, 1845-691c Orange Brown, Small Numeral Plate Essay on Stamp Paper, Imperforate (112-E4b), 1c Orange Brown, Small Numeral Plate Essay on Stamp Paper, Imperforate (112-E4b)1c Orange Brown, Small Numeral Plate Essay on Stamp Paper, Imperforate (112-E4b). Block of four, original gum, top stamps small h.r., bottom stamps lightly hinged, large margins, rich color, Very Fine, Scott Retail as singles

400
120
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3216
Ebl
Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 3216, Essays and Proofs, 1845-693c, 5c, 10c 1869 Plate Essays on Stamp Paper and Wove (114-E6b, 115-E2c, 116-E1k), 3c, 5c, 10c 1869 Plate Essays on Stamp Paper and Wove (114-E6b, 115-E2c, 116-E1k)3c, 5c, 10c 1869 Plate Essays on Stamp Paper and Wove (114-E6b, 115-E2c, 116-E1k). Each in blocks of four with original gum, 3c in Red Brown, 5c in Dull Red Violet, 10c in Blue with adhesion on gum and tear in margin between stamps, each with full margins, fresh colors, Very Fine

1,160
375
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3217
E
Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 3217, Essays and Proofs, 1845-695c, 10c and 24c Small Numeral Plate Essays (115-E2c, 116-E1k, 120-E2c), 5c, 10c and 24c Small Numeral Plate Essays (115-E2c, 116-E1k, 120-E2c)5c, 10c and 24c Small Numeral Plate Essays (115-E2c, 116-E1k, 120-E2c). First two singles and top imprint block of four, singles of last two, Very Fine

805
250
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3218
 
Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 3218, Essays and Proofs, 1845-6910c Lincoln, Die Essay on Cloudy Cream Bond (116-E1g), 10c Lincoln, Die Essay on Cloudy Cream Bond (116-E1g)10c Lincoln, Die Essay on Cloudy Cream Bond (116-E1g). Slightly oxidized and light bend, otherwise Very Fine

1,100
150
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3219
E
Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 3219, Essays and Proofs, 1845-6912c Small Numeral Plate Essay, Gummed, Grilled and Perforated (117-E2e), 12c Small Numeral Plate Essay, Gummed, Grilled and Perforated (117-E2e)12c Small Numeral Plate Essay, Gummed, Grilled and Perforated (117-E2e). Seven different colors, nearly all Fine

875
200
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3220
Ebl
Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 3220, Essays and Proofs, 1845-6930c Black, Burgoyne Plate Essay on Thin Surface-Tinted Paper (121-E1p), 30c Black, Burgoyne Plate Essay on Thin Surface-Tinted Paper (121-E1p)30c Black, Burgoyne Plate Essay on Thin Surface-Tinted Paper (121-E1p). Block of four, pale pink tint, Very Fine-Extremely Fine

1,100
300
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3221
E
Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 3221, Essays and Proofs, 1845-6930c Black, Burgoyne Plate Essay on Thin Surface-Tinted Paper, Red Bands (121-E1p, 121-E1s), 30c Black, Burgoyne Plate Essay on Thin Surface-Tinted Paper, Red Bands (121-E1p, 121-E1s)30c Black, Burgoyne Plate Essay on Thin Surface-Tinted Paper, Red Bands (121-E1p, 121-E1s). Large to huge margins, Extremely Fine lot

1,175
200
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3222
E
Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 3222, Essays and Proofs, 1845-6990c Washington Essay, Complete Design on Stamp Paper, Frame Only on India (122-E2b, 122-E3), 90c Washington Essay, Complete Design on Stamp Paper, Frame Only on India (122-E2b, 122-E3)90c Washington Essay, Complete Design on Stamp Paper, Frame Only on India (122-E2b, 122-E3). Former Dull Violet & Black, latter Blue, large to huge margins, Extremely Fine

500
200
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3223
P
Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 3223, Essays and Proofs, 1845-691c-90c 1869 Pictorial, Plate Proofs on India (112P3-122P3), 1c-90c 1869 Pictorial, Plate Proofs on India (112P3-122P3)1c-90c 1869 Pictorial, Plate Proofs on India (112P3-122P3). Complete set with both types of the 15c, large to huge margins, vivid colors, Extremely Fine

1,205
700
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3224
Pbl
Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 3224, Essays and Proofs, 1845-691c-90c 1869 Pictorial Issue, Plate Proofs on India (112P3-122P3, 129P3), 1c-90c 1869 Pictorial Issue, Plate Proofs on India (112P3-122P3, 129P3)1c-90c 1869 Pictorial Issue, Plate Proofs on India (112P3-122P3, 129P3). Blocks of four, virtually all with choice large margins, excellent colors

VERY FINE-EXTREMELY FINE. A DESIRABLE SET OF BLOCKS OF THE 1869 PICTORIAL ISSUE PLATE PROOFS ON INDIA PAPER.

This scarce set of blocks on India paper is largely free of the flaws that usually plague this fragile paper.

5,460
2,300
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3225
P
Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 3225, Essays and Proofs, 1845-6990c Carmine & Black, Plate Proof on India (122P3), 90c Carmine & Black, Plate Proof on India (122P3)90c Carmine & Black, Plate Proof on India (122P3). Horizontal pair with top part imprint and plate No. 22 margin, huge margins, fresh and Extremely Fine, handsome position multiple, Scott Retail as two ordinary 90c plate proofs

360
225
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3226
P
Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 3226, Essays and Proofs, 1845-691c-90c 1869 Pictorial Issue, Plate Proofs on Card (112P4-122P4), 1c-90c 1869 Pictorial Issue, Plate Proofs on Card (112P4-122P4)1c-90c 1869 Pictorial Issue, Plate Proofs on Card (112P4-122P4). Complete set, large margins, brilliant colors, Extremely Fine

1,015
550
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3227
P
Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 3227, Essays and Proofs, 1845-691c-90c 1869 Pictorial Issue, Plate Proofs on Card (112P4-122P4), 1c-90c 1869 Pictorial Issue, Plate Proofs on Card (112P4-122P4)1c-90c 1869 Pictorial Issue, Plate Proofs on Card (112P4-122P4). Complete set, large margins, vibrant colors, Extremely Fine

1,015
600
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3228
P
Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 3228, Essays and Proofs, 1845-691c-90c 1869 Pictorial Issue, Plate Proofs on Card (112P4-122P4), 1c-90c 1869 Pictorial Issue, Plate Proofs on Card (112P4-122P4)1c-90c 1869 Pictorial Issue, Plate Proofs on Card (112P4-122P4). Complete set, large margins, brilliant colors, fresh and Extremely Fine

1,015
600
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3229
P
Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 3229, Essays and Proofs, 1845-6915c-90c 1869 Pictorial Inverts, Plate Proofs on Card (120aP4, 121aP4, 122aP4, 129aP4), 15c-90c 1869 Pictorial Inverts, Plate Proofs on Card (120aP4, 121aP4, 122aP4, 129aP4)15c-90c 1869 Pictorial Inverts, Plate Proofs on Card (120aP4, 121aP4, 122aP4, 129aP4). Full to large margins all around, 24c with sheet margin, bright colors and detailed impressions

VERY FINE AND BEAUTIFUL SET OF 1869 PICTORIAL ISSUE INVERT PLATE PROOFS. ONLY ONE SHEET OF 100 OF EACH WAS PRODUCED.

All known examples of these invert proofs come from the sheets in the Earl of Crawford collection. 24c with 1969 P.F. certificate.

11,000
7,000
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