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Sale 1082 — The William Fekete Collection

Sale Date — Tuesday-Wednesday, 21-22 October, 2014

Category — Essays and Proofs: 1890-93 Issue

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
130
P
Sale Number 1082, Lot Number 130, Essays and Proofs: 1890-93 Issue1c-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, slightly reduced from original size, bright colors except 90c slightly oxidized, Very Fine, scarce on the intact page, only approximately 85 sets were produced

2,200
1,300
131
P
Sale Number 1082, Lot Number 131, Essays and Proofs: 1890-93 Issue1c-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). No. 220 mounted on card, bright colors, large margins throughout, Very Fine and choice set, No. 220 with copy of 1990 P.F. certificate

789
275
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132
P
Sale Number 1082, Lot Number 132, Essays and Proofs: 1890-93 Issue1c-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). Vivid colors, large margins throughout, Very Fine and choice set

785
300
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133
Pbl
Sale Number 1082, Lot Number 133, Essays and Proofs: 1890-93 Issue1c Ultramarine, Plate Proof on Card (219P4), 1c Ultramarine, Plate Proof on Card (219P4)1c Ultramarine, Plate Proof on Card (219P4). Bottom right corner block of 27 in 3 x 9 format, imprint at right and with huge sheet margins, bright color, tiny edge tear and horizontal crease in margin, still Extremely Fine, a scarce multiple, with 1983 P.F. certificate

1,160
425
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134
E
Sale Number 1082, Lot Number 134, Essays and Proofs: 1890-93 Issue5c Scarlet, Die Essay on Glazed Paper (223-E7b), 5c Scarlet, Die Essay on Glazed Paper (223-E7b)5c Scarlet, Die Essay on Glazed Paper (223-E7b). 64 x 76mm, lovely bright color, imprint reads "Essay - March 1890 American Bank Note Co. N.Y.", tiny nick bottom left corner could be easily trimmed, fresh and Very Fine example of this scarce essay

750
650
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135
TC
Sale Number 1082, Lot Number 135, Essays and Proofs: 1890-93 Issue6c 1890 Issue, Trial Color Plate Proofs on Wove (224TC5), 6c 1890 Issue, Trial Color Plate Proofs on Wove (224TC5)6c 1890 Issue, Trial Color Plate Proofs on Wove (224TC5). Eight singles, each a different color, most with original gum, couple disturbed, part or no gum, ample to large margins, a few small thins, Very Fine or appear so

960
600
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136
TC
Sale Number 1082, Lot Number 136, Essays and Proofs: 1890-93 Issue6c 1890 Issue, Trial Color Plate Proofs on Wove (224TC5), 6c 1890 Issue, Trial Color Plate Proofs on Wove (224TC5)6c 1890 Issue, Trial Color Plate Proofs on Wove (224TC5). Five horizontal pairs, four different colors, original gum, ample to large margins, one with a small thin spot as often found on these, Very Fine, Scott Retail as singles

1,200
800
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137
TC
Sale Number 1082, Lot Number 137, Essays and Proofs: 1890-93 Issue6c Slate Green, Trial Color Plate Proof on Wove (224TC5), 6c Slate Green, Trial Color Plate Proof on Wove (224TC5)6c Slate Green, Trial Color Plate Proof on Wove (224TC5). Block of four with plate no. 23 at top, large margins other sides, original gum which is disturbed where also thinned, Very Fine appearance and scarce multiple with the plate no., Scott Retail as singles

480
425
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138
TC
Sale Number 1082, Lot Number 138, Essays and Proofs: 1890-93 Issue6c Brown, Trial Color Plate Proof on Wove (224TC5), 6c Brown, Trial Color Plate Proof on Wove (224TC5)6c Brown, Trial Color Plate Proof on Wove (224TC5). Block of 16, original gum with some slight adherences, large even margins, few light scuffs, Very Fine appearance, Scott Retail as singles

1,920
950
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139
P
1890-95 Issue Proofs. Ten items, incl. few P4's for 1890 Issue, also 228P1 and 260P1 off card, overall Fine-Very Fine

975
275
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