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Sale 1054 — The Dr. Irvin Heimburger Collection of 1869 Pictorial Issues

Sale Date — Thursday, 10 October, 2013

Category — Die Proofs

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
353
P
Sale Number 1054, Lot Number 353, Die Proofs1c-90c 1869 Pictorial Issue, Hybrid Large Die Proofs on India (112P1-122P1), 1c-90c 1869 Pictorial Issue, Hybrid Large Die Proofs on India (112P1-122P1)1c-90c 1869 Pictorial Issue, Hybrid Large Die Proofs on India (112P1-122P1). Stamp size and mounted on approximately 75 x 85mm cards with drawn-in die sinkage area, incl. one 15c (Ty. II), fresh and Very Fine, these were likely presented to dignitaries

E. 400-500
425
354
P
Sale Number 1054, Lot Number 354, Die Proofs3c Bright Ultramarine, Large Die Proof on India (114P1), 3c Bright Ultramarine, Large Die Proof on India (114P1)3c Bright Ultramarine, Large Die Proof on India (114P1). On 61 x 56mm card with full die sinkage, unusually bright shade, Very Fine

900
700
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355
P
Sale Number 1054, Lot Number 355, Die Proofs6c Ultramarine, Large Die Proof on India (115P1), 6c Ultramarine, Large Die Proof on India (115P1)6c Ultramarine, Large Die Proof on India (115P1). On 144 x 222mm card with full die sinkage, trace of binding from presentation album at left, small corner crease at bottom right, Very Fine appearance, ex Franklin D. Roosevelt

900
300
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356
P
Sale Number 1054, Lot Number 356, Die Proofs10c Yellow, Large Die Proof on India (116P1), 10c Yellow, Large Die Proof on India (116P1)10c Yellow, Large Die Proof on India (116P1). On 144 x 223mm card with full die sinkage, showing trace of presentation album binding at left, Extremely Fine, ex Franklin D. Roosevelt

900
800
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357
P
Sale Number 1054, Lot Number 357, Die Proofs10c Yellow, Large Die Proof on India (116TC1), 10c Yellow, Large Die Proof on India (116TC1)10c Yellow, Large Die Proof on India (116TC1). 45 x 48mm, vibrant color which is almost Orange, two thin spots not affecting design, Very Fine appearance

900
120
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358
TC
Sale Number 1054, Lot Number 358, Die Proofs10c Black, Large Die Trial Color Proof on India (116TC1e), 10c Black, Large Die Trial Color Proof on India (116TC1e)10c Black, Large Die Trial Color Proof on India (116TC1e). On 37 x 44mm card, detailed impression, unusual extraneous printer's ink at upper right, Very Fine, it is remarkable how much fuller this design appears in black, due to the clarity of the rays extending to the edge of the design

2,500
1,100
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359
TC
Sale Number 1054, Lot Number 359, Die Proofs10c Chocolate, Large Die Trial Color Proof on India (116TC1k), 10c Chocolate, Large Die Trial Color Proof on India (116TC1k)10c Chocolate, Large Die Trial Color Proof on India (116TC1k). On 75 x 82mm card with full die sinkage, rich color, few trivial toned specks well away from design, Very Fine, scarce with the full die sinkage

2,500
1,600
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360
P
Sale Number 1054, Lot Number 360, Die Proofs12c Green, Large Die Proof on India (117P1), 12c Green, Large Die Proof on India (117P1)12c Green, Large Die Proof on India (117P1). Die sunk on 153 x 227mm card with full die sinkage, imprint at bottom, Very Fine

900
350
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361
P
Sale Number 1054, Lot Number 361, Die Proofs12c Green, Large Die Proof on India (117P1), 12c Green, Large Die Proof on India (117P1)12c Green, Large Die Proof on India (117P1). Die sunk on 144 x 182mm card with full die sinkage, National Bank Note Co. embossed seal ties the India paper to the card, scattered toned spots and card thinning well away from die sinkage area, appears Very Fine

900
150
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362
TC
Sale Number 1054, Lot Number 362, Die Proofs15c Deep Blue, Large Die Trial Color Proof on India (118TC1), 15c Deep Blue, Large Die Trial Color Proof on India (118TC1)15c Deep Blue, Large Die Trial Color Proof on India (118TC1). 50 x 42mm, intense shade and impression, Very Fine, Scott Retail as die sunk on card

2,500
1,500
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363
TC
Sale Number 1054, Lot Number 363, Die Proofs15c Dull Red Brown, Large Die Trial Color Proof on India (118TC1g), 15c Dull Red Brown, Large Die Trial Color Proof on India (118TC1g)15c Dull Red Brown, Large Die Trial Color Proof on India (118TC1g). On 73 x 60mm card with full die sinkage, bright color, few trivial toned specks, Very Fine

2,500
1,500
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364
P
Sale Number 1054, Lot Number 364, Die Proofs15c Brown & Blue, Ty. II, Hybrid Large Die Proof on India (119P1), 15c Brown & Blue, Ty. II, Hybrid Large Die Proof on India (119P1)15c Brown & Blue, Ty. II, Hybrid Large Die Proof on India (119P1). Stamp size, mounted on India and die sunk on 143 x 215mm card with full die sinkage, National die imprint, trace of binding at left edge from presentation album, Extremely Fine, ex Franklin D. Roosevelt

550
275
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365
P
Sale Number 1054, Lot Number 365, Die Proofs15c Brown & Blue, Ty. III, Hybrid Large Die Proof on India (129P1 var), 15c Brown & Blue, Ty. III, Hybrid Large Die Proof on India (129P1 var)15c Brown & Blue, Ty. III, Hybrid Large Die Proof on India (129P1 var). Stamp size and mounted on India paper which is die sunk on 118 x 153mm card, rich colors, Very Fine

550
150
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366
P
Sale Number 1054, Lot Number 366, Die Proofs24c Green & Violet, Hybrid Large Die Proof on India (120P1), 24c Green & Violet, Hybrid Large Die Proof on India (120P1)24c Green & Violet, Hybrid Large Die Proof on India (120P1). Stamp size, mounted on India and die sunk on 142 x 215mm card with full die sinkage and National die imprint, trace of binding at left edge from presentation album, fresh and Extremely Fine, ex Franklin D. Roosevelt

550
500
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367
TC
Sale Number 1054, Lot Number 367, Die Proofs30c Golden Brown & Carmine Lake, Large Die Trial Color Proof on India (121TC1), 30c Golden Brown & Carmine Lake, Large Die Trial Color Proof on India (121TC1)30c Golden Brown & Carmine Lake, Large Die Trial Color Proof on India (121TC1). 46 x 49mm, bright colors, Very Fine and rare, ex Finkelburg

3,500
1,600
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368
TC
Sale Number 1054, Lot Number 368, Die Proofs30c Carmine Lake & Dull Violet, Large Die Trial Color Proof on India (121TC1h), 30c Carmine Lake & Dull Violet, Large Die Trial Color Proof on India (121TC1h)30c Carmine Lake & Dull Violet, Large Die Trial Color Proof on India (121TC1h). 35 x 35mm, rich colors, faint crease at top away from design, Very Fine appearance, rare, this is the first example of this color combination we have offered since keeping computerized records

3,500
1,600
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369
P
Sale Number 1054, Lot Number 369, Die Proofs30c Ultramarine & Carmine, Large Die Proof on India (121P1), 30c Ultramarine & Carmine, Large Die Proof on India (121P1)30c Ultramarine & Carmine, Large Die Proof on India (121P1). Printed directly on India and die sunk on 145 x 223mm card with full die sinkage, bright colors, trace of binding at left from presentation album, Extremely Fine, scarce as almost all high-value 1869 Pictorial Large Die Proofs are hybrids, ex Franklin D. Roosevelt

1,250
600
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370
P
Sale Number 1054, Lot Number 370, Die Proofs90c Carmine & Black, Hybrid Large Die Proof on India (122P1), 90c Carmine & Black, Hybrid Large Die Proof on India (122P1)90c Carmine & Black, Hybrid Large Die Proof on India (122P1). Stamp size, mounted on India and die sunk on 142 x 223mm card with full die sinkage, showing trace of binding at left from presentation album, Extremely Fine, ex Franklin D. Roosevelt

550
450
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371
P
Sale Number 1054, Lot Number 371, Die Proofs1c-90c 1869 Pictorial Issue, Small Die Proofs on India (112P2-122P2), 1c-90c 1869 Pictorial Issue, Small Die Proofs on India (112P2-122P2)1c-90c 1869 Pictorial Issue, Small Die Proofs on India (112P2-122P2). Complete set on intact page from Roosevelt presentation album, bright colors, 1c trivial toning, Very Fine, scarce as only 85 sets were produced

4,575
2,200
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372
 
Sale Number 1054, Lot Number 372, Die Proofs12c Green, Small Die Proof on Wove (117P2), 12c Green, Small Die Proof on Wove (117P2)12c Green, Small Die Proof on Wove (117P2). From a Roosevelt presentation album on original gray card backing, fresh color, Very Fine

350
225
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373
P
Sale Number 1054, Lot Number 373, Die Proofs15c Brown & Blue, Ty. II, Panama-Pacific Small Die Proof on Wove (119P2a), 15c Brown & Blue, Ty. II, Panama-Pacific Small Die Proof on Wove (119P2a)15c Brown & Blue, Ty. II, Panama-Pacific Small Die Proof on Wove (119P2a). 27 x 27mm, rich colors, usual faint toning, tiny pinhole at bottom left, Very Fine appearance, issued for the 1915 Panama-Pacific Exposition

2,000
1,100
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374
P
Sale Number 1054, Lot Number 374, Die Proofs15c Brown & Blue, Reissue, Ty. III, Panama-Pacific Small Die Proof on Wove (129P2a), 15c Brown & Blue, Reissue, Ty. III, Panama-Pacific Small Die Proof on Wove (129P2a)15c Brown & Blue, Reissue, Ty. III, Panama-Pacific Small Die Proof on Wove (129P2a). 27 x 27mm, bright colors, usual overall toning as seen on this issue, Very Fine, rare, perhaps 3-5 were printed, with 1993 P.F. certificate

2,000
1,100
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375
P
Sale Number 1054, Lot Number 375, Die Proofs30c Carmine & Blue, Panama-Pacific Small Die Proof on Wove (121P2a), 30c Carmine & Blue, Panama-Pacific Small Die Proof on Wove (121P2a)30c Carmine & Blue, Panama-Pacific Small Die Proof on Wove (121P2a). 26 x 27mm, deep rich colors, Very Fine and rare, perhaps 3-5 were produced, ex Finkelburg, with 2000 P.F. certificate

2,000
1,800
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376
P
Sale Number 1054, Lot Number 376, Die Proofs90c Carmine & Black, Panama-Pacific Small Die Proof on Wove (122P2a), 90c Carmine & Black, Panama-Pacific Small Die Proof on Wove (122P2a)90c Carmine & Black, Panama-Pacific Small Die Proof on Wove (122P2a). 26 x 26mm, deep rich colors, tiny pinholes in corners near design, tiny nick in top right corner, otherwise Very Fine, very rare, perhaps 3-5 were produced, ex Finkelburg, with 2000 P.F. certificate as sound

2,000
2,600
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