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Sale 1082 — The William Fekete Collection

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

Category — Essays and Proofs: Newspapers, Stationery, Revenues, other

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
266
P
Sale Number 1082, Lot Number 266, Essays and Proofs: Newspapers, Stationery, Revenues, other5c-25c 1875 Reprints, Plate Proofs on Card (PR5P4-PR7P4), 5c-25c 1875 Reprints, Plate Proofs on Card (PR5P4-PR7P4)5c-25c 1875 Reprints, Plate Proofs on Card (PR5P4-PR7P4). Complete set of three, large margins, accompanied by envelope reading "United States Postage Stamps, Issue 1865, Newspapers and Periodicals", Very Fine appearance, the envelope is particularly scarce

E. 150-200
325
267
P
Sale Number 1082, Lot Number 267, Essays and Proofs: Newspapers, Stationery, Revenues, other2c-$60.00 1875 Issue, Small Die Proofs on Wove (PR9P2-PR32P2), 2c-$60.00 1875 Issue, Small Die Proofs on Wove (PR9P2-PR32P2)2c-$60.00 1875 Issue, Small Die Proofs on Wove (PR9P2-PR32P2). Complete set of 24 from a Roosevelt presentation album, all except three (8c, 10c and $60.00) on original gray card backing, 8c and 10c defective, otherwise Fine-Very Fine set

1,200
375
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268
TC
2c-$60.00 1875 Issue, Trial Color Plate Proofs on India (PR9TC3/PR32TC3). Approximately 100 items of various denominations, incl. all Scott-listed colors of 2c and 12c, several other denominations with seven or eight different colors, four blocks of four, few faults as often found on this fragile paper, overall Fine-Very Fine and fascinating group

4,025
2,500
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269
TC
Sale Number 1082, Lot Number 269, Essays and Proofs: Newspapers, Stationery, Revenues, other2c-$60.00 1875 Issue, Atlanta Trial Color Plate Proofs (PR9TC4-PR32TC4), 2c-$60.00 1875 Issue, Atlanta Trial Color Plate Proofs (PR9TC4-PR32TC4)2c-$60.00 1875 Issue, Atlanta Trial Color Plate Proofs (PR9TC4-PR32TC4). Complete set of 120 proofs in all five issued colors, full to large margins throughout, characteristic vivid colors, perhaps a half dozen with small flaws

VERY FINE. A RARE COMPLETE SET OF ATLANTA TRIAL COLOR PROOFS FOR THE 1875 NEWSPAPER ISSUE.

The Atlanta trial color plate proofs on card were prepared for display at the 1881 International Cotton Exposition in Atlanta. Very few complete sets are known to exist intact

5,160
1,700
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270
TC
Sale Number 1082, Lot Number 270, Essays and Proofs: Newspapers, Stationery, Revenues, other2c-$60.00 1875 Issue, Atlanta Trial Color Plate Proofs (PR9TC4-PR32TC4), 2c-$60.00 1875 Issue, Atlanta Trial Color Plate Proofs (PR9TC4-PR32TC4)2c-$60.00 1875 Issue, Atlanta Trial Color Plate Proofs (PR9TC4-PR32TC4). Complete set of Scarlet and Green colors, large margins to clear except 6c and $12.00 Scarlet just in at top, Fine-Very Fine

1,920
225
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271
E
Sale Number 1082, Lot Number 271, Essays and Proofs: Newspapers, Stationery, Revenues, other25c Scarlet, Newspaper, Large Die Essay on White Ivory Paper (PR9-E2b), 25c Scarlet, Newspaper, Large Die Essay on White Ivory Paper (PR9-E2b)25c Scarlet, Newspaper, Large Die Essay on White Ivory Paper (PR9-E2b). 64 x 63mm showing full die sinkage area, radiant color, Very Fine

1,350
800
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272
P
Sale Number 1082, Lot Number 272, Essays and Proofs: Newspapers, Stationery, Revenues, other(1c) Franklin, 1c Eagle, Carriers, Small Die Proofs on Wove (LO1P2-LO2P2), (1c) Franklin, 1c Eagle, Carriers, Small Die Proofs on Wove (LO1P2-LO2P2)(1c) Franklin, 1c Eagle, Carriers, Small Die Proofs on Wove (LO1P2-LO2P2). Each on original gray card backing from a Roosevelt presentation album, bright colors, couple tiny toned spots in margins, still Very Fine

600
475
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273
TC
Sale Number 1082, Lot Number 273, Essays and Proofs: Newspapers, Stationery, Revenues, other(1c) Franklin, 1c Eagle, Carriers, Atlanta Trial Color Proofs on Card (LO1TC4-LO2TC4), (1c) Franklin, 1c Eagle, Carriers, Atlanta Trial Color Proofs on Card (LO1TC4-LO2TC4)(1c) Franklin, 1c Eagle, Carriers, Atlanta Trial Color Proofs on Card (LO1TC4-LO2TC4). Complete sets of all five colors for both, full margins, rich colors, Very Fine

1,120
650
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274
P
Sale Number 1082, Lot Number 274, Essays and Proofs: Newspapers, Stationery, Revenues, other(1c) Franklin, 1c Eagle, Carriers, Stamp, Essay and Proof Balance, (1c) Franklin, 1c Eagle, Carriers, Stamp, Essay and Proof Balance(1c) Franklin, 1c Eagle, Carriers, Stamp, Essay and Proof Balance. More than 20 items, Franklin Carrier incl. several LO3 and five LO1-E3 Schernikow die essays, Eagle Carrier incl. block of four of LO2 (original gum), range of singles of the original issue and reprints, two perforated LO6, couple card proofs, some small flaws, overall appear Fine-Very Fine

E. 500-750
850
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275
E
Sale Number 1082, Lot Number 275, Essays and Proofs: Newspapers, Stationery, Revenues, otherPostal Card Essays, Postal Card EssaysPostal Card Essays. Nine items, incl. UX1E-Zd in Dark Blue, UX4E-E in Black on Green, seven different examples of Franklin W. Brooks Liberty Paid Reply Card essays, Very Fine group, UPSS value more than $1,500.00

E. 300-400
750
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276
P
Sale Number 1082, Lot Number 276, Essays and Proofs: Newspapers, Stationery, Revenues, otherPostal Stationery Essays and Proofs, Postal Stationery Essays and ProofsPostal Stationery Essays and Proofs. Group incl. five cut squares of the 1863 Nesbitt woodcut designs based on 1c 1851 Issue, three with "Specimen" ovpt. (Undersander E27G, one wrinkled), Undersander E29C with design in center (oil stained corners), Five cut squares of Undersander E37K, also embossed albino proof of U374 (Undersander E-104Ab), a few others, Very Fine appearance

E. 500-750
325
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277
E
Sale Number 1082, Lot Number 277, Essays and Proofs: Newspapers, Stationery, Revenues, other3c Eagle and Coin, Perforated Essay on Wove Paper (Brazer 56E-Gc), 3c Eagle and Coin, Perforated Essay on Wove Paper (Brazer 56E-Gc)3c Eagle and Coin, Perforated Essay on Wove Paper (Brazer 56E-Gc). Two, in Red and Violet Brown, original gum, h.r., one with slight gum adherences on front, Very Fine, listed in Brazer only in Red Brown, these are undoubtedly rare as we have offered more than 10 examples of the Eagle & Coin large die essays over the last 15 years but none of these perforated and gummed essays, attributed to Butler & Carpenter, this may be a Revenue essay

E. 500-750
700
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278
E
Sale Number 1082, Lot Number 278, Essays and Proofs: Newspapers, Stationery, Revenues, other2c Red Brown, Blue, Hugh McCullough Portrait, Percussion Cap Plate Essays, Imperforate (Turner Essay 41, 41-A), 2c Red Brown, Blue, Hugh McCullough Portrait, Percussion Cap Plate Essays, Imperforate (Turner Essay 41, 41-A)2c Red Brown, Blue, Hugh McCullough Portrait, Percussion Cap Plate Essays, Imperforate (Turner Essay 41, 41-A). Red Brown in a pair, Blue in a strip of three and single, also Black in a pair, all with caps "fired" resulting in central hole in each essay, also 1c No. 156 "unfired" with intact cap (we don't recommend hitting it with a hammer), Fine-Very Fine, amazing essays, the "exploding" stamps are among the more inventive concepts to prevent fraudulent reuse, accompanied by article from Linn's Stamp News discussing these scarce essays

E. 750-1,000
850
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279
E
Sale Number 1082, Lot Number 279, Essays and Proofs: Newspapers, Stationery, Revenues, other1872 Registry Seal, Brown Orange, Block Sunk on White Card, Colored Border Around Stamp (OXF1-E4c), 1872 Registry Seal, Brown Orange, Block Sunk on White Card, Colored Border Around Stamp (OXF1-E4c)1872 Registry Seal, Brown Orange, Block Sunk on White Card, Colored Border Around Stamp (OXF1-E4c). On 64 x 107mm card with full die sinkage, few peripheral toned spots, small thin on back, still Very Fine and scarce

1,000
475
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280
P
Sale Number 1082, Lot Number 280, Essays and Proofs: Newspapers, Stationery, Revenues, other1879 Official Seal, Brown Hybrid Large Die Proof on India (OX2aP1), 1879 Official Seal, Brown Hybrid Large Die Proof on India (OX2aP1)1879 Official Seal, Brown Hybrid Large Die Proof on India (OX2aP1). India paper affixed to larger piece of India and die sunk on 155 x 106mm card, Very Fine and extremely rare, these exist only as hybrids

2,500
500
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