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Sale 1040 — Outstanding United States Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday-Thursday, 26-28 March, 2013

Category — Essays and Proofs (1870-90 Bank Note Issues, cont.)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1081
Pbl
Sale Number 1040, Lot Number 1081, Essays and Proofs (1870-90 Bank Note Issues, cont.)2c Red Brown, Plate Proof on India (146P3), 2c Red Brown, Plate Proof on India (146P3)2c Red Brown, Plate Proof on India (146P3). Bottom imprint and plate no. 46 block of 12, large margins, tiny edge tear at far bottom of margin (easily trimmed), two tiny thin specks, appears Extremely Fine

750
450
1082
Pbl
Sale Number 1040, Lot Number 1082, Essays and Proofs (1870-90 Bank Note Issues, cont.)1c-90c 1870-73 Bank Note Issue, Plate Proofs on India (146P3/166P3), 1c-90c 1870-73 Bank Note Issue, Plate Proofs on India (146P3/166P3)1c-90c 1870-73 Bank Note Issue, Plate Proofs on India (146P3/166P3). Complete set of eleven 1c to 90c values in blocks of four on India, card mounted, mixed National and Continental, including 1c with secret mark and 10c without, large margins, fresh and Very Fine

E. 1,000-1,500
1,200
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1083
P
1c-90c 1873-79 Bank Note Issue Plate Proofs. 30 singles and one pair, including Nos. 157P4-166P4, 205P4-209P4, also fourteen singles and pair of 184-E5e in range of colors, large margins, bright colors, Very Fine group

1,305
650
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1084
Pbl
Sale Number 1040, Lot Number 1084, Essays and Proofs (1870-90 Bank Note Issues, cont.)5c Garfield, Plate Proof on India (205P3), 5c Garfield, Plate Proof on India (205P3)5c Garfield, Plate Proof on India (205P3). Bottom imprint and plate no. 400 block of twelve, large margins, bright shade, light crease affects four stamps, Very Fine appearance, scarce plate block

1,000
750
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1085
P
Sale Number 1040, Lot Number 1085, Essays and Proofs (1870-90 Bank Note Issues, cont.)1c-90c 1883-88 Bank Notes, Small Die Proofs on Wove (210P2-218P2), 1c-90c 1883-88 Bank Notes, Small Die Proofs on Wove (210P2-218P2)1c-90c 1883-88 Bank Notes, Small Die Proofs on Wove (210P2-218P2). Removed from original gray card, bright colors, few trivial thin specks, Very Fine

1,740
800
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1086
P
Sale Number 1040, Lot Number 1086, Essays and Proofs (1870-90 Bank Note Issues, cont.)1c Ultramarine, Plate Proof on Card (212P4), 1c Ultramarine, Plate Proof on Card (212P4)1c Ultramarine, Plate Proof on Card (212P4). Three large margins, just in at left, fresh and Fine, a rare plate proof, with 2008 P.F. certificate

2,750
550
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1087
S
Sale Number 1040, Lot Number 1087, Essays and Proofs (1870-90 Bank Note Issues, cont.)1c-10c 1881-82 Issue, "Specimen" Ovpt. Ty. D (205S, 206S, 209S), 1c-10c 1881-82 Issue, "Specimen" Ovpt. Ty. D (205S, 206S, 209S)1c-10c 1881-82 Issue, "Specimen" Ovpt. Ty. D (205S, 206S, 209S). Original gum, h.r., bright colors, Fine-Very Fine

240
140
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1088
S
Sale Number 1040, Lot Number 1088, Essays and Proofs (1870-90 Bank Note Issues, cont.)1c-90c 1889 Bank Note Issues, "Sample" Ovpt. Ty. K (210S two, 212S, 214S, 211S, 208S, 209S two, 191S), 1c-90c 1889 Bank Note Issues, "Sample" Ovpt. Ty. K (210S two, 212S, 214S, 211S, 208S, 209S two, 191S)1c-90c 1889 Bank Note Issues, "Sample" Ovpt. Ty. K (210S two, 212S, 214S, 211S, 208S, 209S two, 191S). Bottom plate no. pair of 208S, two shades of No. 210, 90c with top right corner selvage, original gum, Very Fine group, four with P.F. certificates

750
375
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1089
S
Sale Number 1040, Lot Number 1089, Essays and Proofs (1870-90 Bank Note Issues, cont.)1c-90c "Sample A" Ovpt. Ty. L (212S, 210S three, 205S, 189S, 191S), 1c-90c "Sample A" Ovpt. Ty. L (212S, 210S three, 205S, 189S, 191S)1c-90c "Sample A" Ovpt. Ty. L (212S, 210S three, 205S, 189S, 191S). One of No. 210 without ovpt. and different shades, 1c block of four, original gum, fresh and Very Fine, with with P.F. certificates

750
300
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1090
P
Sale Number 1040, Lot Number 1090, Essays and Proofs (1870-90 Bank Note Issues, cont.)1c-90c 1890-93 Issue, Large Die Proofs on India (219P1-229P1), 1c-90c 1890-93 Issue, Large Die Proofs on India (219P1-229P1)1c-90c 1890-93 Issue, Large Die Proofs on India (219P1-229P1). Beautiful leatherbound set with gilt edges, gold-stamped title reads "UNITED STATES POSTAGE STAMPS. Issue of 1890", all denominations represented (no 219D), with interleaving, die sunk on 148 x 220mm cards, some toning or age spots

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. A RARE PRESENTATION ALBUM OF THE 1890-93 AMERICAN BANK NOTE COMPANY ISSUE.

Surprisingly, this is the first set we have offered since keeping computerized records. The presentation album is especially desirable.

Scott Retail as proofs with no premium for the presentation album

3,625
6,000
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1091
P
Sale Number 1040, Lot Number 1091, Essays and Proofs (1870-90 Bank Note Issues, cont.)1c-90c 1890-93 Issue, Small Die Proofs on Wove (219P2, 220P2-229P2), 1c-90c 1890-93 Issue, Small Die Proofs on Wove (219P2, 220P2-229P2)1c-90c 1890-93 Issue, Small Die Proofs on Wove (219P2, 220P2-229P2). On original gray presentation card from Roosevelt album, bright colors except 90c slightly oxidized, Very Fine, scarce on the intact page, only approximately 85 sets were produced

2,200
2,200
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1092
Pbl
Sale Number 1040, Lot Number 1092, Essays and Proofs (1870-90 Bank Note Issues, cont.)1c-90c 1890-93 Issue, Plate Proofs on India (219P3-229P3), 1c-90c 1890-93 Issue, Plate Proofs on India (219P3-229P3)1c-90c 1890-93 Issue, Plate Proofs on India (219P3-229P3). Complete set of blocks of four with both 2c, large margins, brilliant colors, fresh and Very Fine, a beautiful and scarce set of blocks of four

3,440
3,250
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1093
P
Sale Number 1040, Lot Number 1093, Essays and Proofs (1870-90 Bank Note Issues, cont.)1c-90c 1890-93 Issue, Plate Proofs on Card (219P4-229P4), 1c-90c 1890-93 Issue, Plate Proofs on Card (219P4-229P4)1c-90c 1890-93 Issue, Plate Proofs on Card (219P4-229P4). Complete except for 219D, large margins, Very Fine and choice

620
300
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1094
Pbl
Sale Number 1040, Lot Number 1094, Essays and Proofs (1870-90 Bank Note Issues, cont.)1c-90c 1890-93 Issue, Plate Proofs on Card (219P4-229P4), 1c-90c 1890-93 Issue, Plate Proofs on Card (219P4-229P4)1c-90c 1890-93 Issue, Plate Proofs on Card (219P4-229P4). Incl. both 2c, large to huge margins including few with narrow sheet margins, 15c arrow margin at top, fresh and Very Fine, a desirable complete set

3,395
1,800
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1095
Pbl
Sale Number 1040, Lot Number 1095, Essays and Proofs (1870-90 Bank Note Issues, cont.)1c-90c 1890-93 Issue, Plate Proofs on India, Card (219P3-229P4), 1c-90c 1890-93 Issue, Plate Proofs on India, Card (219P3-229P4)1c-90c 1890-93 Issue, Plate Proofs on India, Card (219P3-229P4). Set of imprint and plate no. blocks of twelve, 1c, 4c and 8c on India and mounted on card, others on card, Lake 219D not present, large margins, bright colors

VERY FINE AND CHOICE. A BEAUTIFUL AND RARE PROOF SET OF IMPRINT AND PLATE NUMBER BLOCKS OF TWELVE OF THE 1890-93 SMALL BANK NOTE ISSUE.

This set is highly exhibitable.

10,400
11,000
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