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Sale 1082 — The William Fekete Collection

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

Category — Essays and Proofs: Officials

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
213
E
Sale Number 1082, Lot Number 213, Essays and Proofs: Officials1c Gray Black, Post Office, Die Essay on Proof Paper (O47-E1b), 1c Gray Black, Post Office, Die Essay on Proof Paper (O47-E1b)1c Gray Black, Post Office, Die Essay on Proof Paper (O47-E1b). 34 x 37mm, intense shade and impression, Very Fine, ex Lake Shore

1,250
600
214
E
Sale Number 1082, Lot Number 214, Essays and Proofs: Officials1c Dull Green, Post Office, Die Essay on Proof Paper (O47-E1b), 1c Dull Green, Post Office, Die Essay on Proof Paper (O47-E1b)1c Dull Green, Post Office, Die Essay on Proof Paper (O47-E1b). 28 x 35mm, rich color, small thin spot at upper right, Very Fine appearance

1,250
500
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215
E
Sale Number 1082, Lot Number 215, Essays and Proofs: Officials1c Dull Green, Post Office, Die Essay on Proof Paper (O47-E1b), 1c Dull Green, Post Office, Die Essay on Proof Paper (O47-E1b)1c Dull Green, Post Office, Die Essay on Proof Paper (O47-E1b). 37 x 37mm, rich color, tiny paper imperfection at left, appears Very Fine, ex Lake Shore

1,250
550
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216
E
Sale Number 1082, Lot Number 216, Essays and Proofs: Officials1c Brown Black, Post Office, Die Essay on White Ivory Paper (O47-E1c), 1c Brown Black, Post Office, Die Essay on White Ivory Paper (O47-E1c)1c Brown Black, Post Office, Die Essay on White Ivory Paper (O47-E1c). 52 x 57mm, bright shade, small thin spots, light crease at top, Very Fine appearance

1,750
800
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217
E
Sale Number 1082, Lot Number 217, Essays and Proofs: Officials2c Dull Brown, Post Office, Die Essay on Proof Paper (O48-E1b), 2c Dull Brown, Post Office, Die Essay on Proof Paper (O48-E1b)2c Dull Brown, Post Office, Die Essay on Proof Paper (O48-E1b). 28 x 33mm, detailed impression, Very Fine, ex Lake Shore

1,250
225
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218
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Sale Number 1082, Lot Number 218, Essays and Proofs: Officials2c Brown Black, Post Office, Large Die Essay on White Ivory Paper (O48-E1c), 2c Brown Black, Post Office, Large Die Essay on White Ivory Paper (O48-E1c)2c Brown Black, Post Office, Large Die Essay on White Ivory Paper (O48-E1c). 66 x 76mm, bright color and detailed impression, fresh and Very Fine

1,750
700
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219
E
Sale Number 1082, Lot Number 219, Essays and Proofs: Officials2c Orange Red, Post Office, Die Essay on White Ivory Paper (O48-E1c), 2c Orange Red, Post Office, Die Essay on White Ivory Paper (O48-E1c)2c Orange Red, Post Office, Die Essay on White Ivory Paper (O48-E1c). 41 x 48mm, rich color, light bend, small thin spot at upper right, Very Fine appearance

1,750
700
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220
E
Sale Number 1082, Lot Number 220, Essays and Proofs: Officials2c Brown Black, Post Office, Large Die Essay on White Ivory Paper (O48-E1c), 2c Brown Black, Post Office, Large Die Essay on White Ivory Paper (O48-E1c)2c Brown Black, Post Office, Large Die Essay on White Ivory Paper (O48-E1c). 35 x 39mm, crisp impression, Very Fine

1,750
250
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221
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Sale Number 1082, Lot Number 221, Essays and Proofs: Officials3c Orange Red, Post Office, Die Essay on Proof Paper (O49-E4b), 3c Orange Red, Post Office, Die Essay on Proof Paper (O49-E4b)3c Orange Red, Post Office, Die Essay on Proof Paper (O49-E4b). 35 x 39mm, paper is slightly thicker and has slightly less sheen than the listed paper, minor translucencies at top from mount, Very Fine and very unusual, Scott Retail as normal paper

1,250
375
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222
E
Sale Number 1082, Lot Number 222, Essays and Proofs: Officials3c Blue, Post Office, Die Essay on Ivory Glazed Paper (O49-E4c), 3c Blue, Post Office, Die Essay on Ivory Glazed Paper (O49-E4c)3c Blue, Post Office, Die Essay on Ivory Glazed Paper (O49-E4c). 54 x 62mm, bright color, minor soiling at left, Very Fine appearance

1,750
700
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223
E
Sale Number 1082, Lot Number 223, Essays and Proofs: Officials3c Orange Red, Post Office, Die Essay on White Ivory Paper (O49-E4c), 3c Orange Red, Post Office, Die Essay on White Ivory Paper (O49-E4c)3c Orange Red, Post Office, Die Essay on White Ivory Paper (O49-E4c). 50 x 56mm, radiant color, small thin spots not affecting design, Very Fine appearance

1,750
450
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224
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Sale Number 1082, Lot Number 224, Essays and Proofs: Officials90c Dull Scarlet, Post Office, Die Essays on Proof Paper (O56-E1b), 90c Dull Scarlet, Post Office, Die Essays on Proof Paper (O56-E1b)90c Dull Scarlet, Post Office, Die Essays on Proof Paper (O56-E1b). 29 x 35mm, pretty shade, central thin spot, Very Fine appearance

1,500
325
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225
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Sale Number 1082, Lot Number 225, Essays and Proofs: Officials90c Orange Red, Post Office, Die Essay on Ivory Glazed Paper (O56-E1c), 90c Orange Red, Post Office, Die Essay on Ivory Glazed Paper (O56-E1c)90c Orange Red, Post Office, Die Essay on Ivory Glazed Paper (O56-E1c). 51 x 57mm, brilliant color, Very Fine and choice

1,750
550
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226
P
Sale Number 1082, Lot Number 226, Essays and Proofs: Officials1c-30c Agriculture, Small Die Proofs on Wove (O1P2-O9P2), 1c-30c Agriculture, Small Die Proofs on Wove (O1P2-O9P2)1c-30c Agriculture, Small Die Proofs on Wove (O1P2-O9P2). Three pieces of gray card from Roosevelt presentation album, each with three proofs, radiant color, Very Fine, scarce, only 85 sets were produced

900
325
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227
P
Sale Number 1082, Lot Number 227, Essays and Proofs: Officials1c-90c State, Small Die Proofs on Wove (O57P2-O67P2), 1c-90c State, Small Die Proofs on Wove (O57P2-O67P2)1c-90c State, Small Die Proofs on Wove (O57P2-O67P2). On original gray cards from Roosevelt presentation album, fresh and Very Fine

1,100
325
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228
P
Sale Number 1082, Lot Number 228, Essays and Proofs: Officials1c-90c Treasury, Small Die Proofs on Wove (O72P2-O82P2), 1c-90c Treasury, Small Die Proofs on Wove (O72P2-O82P2)1c-90c Treasury, Small Die Proofs on Wove (O72P2-O82P2). Complete set of eleven on original gray cards from Roosevelt presentation album, rich colors, Very Fine and choice

1,100
350
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229
P
Sale Number 1082, Lot Number 229, Essays and Proofs: Officials1c-90c War, Large Die Proofs (O83P1-O93P1), 1c-90c War, Large Die Proofs (O83P1-O93P1)1c-90c War, Large Die Proofs (O83P1-O93P1). On approximately 150 x 228mm cards with full die sinkage, rich colors, Very Fine set

880
300
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230
P
Sale Number 1082, Lot Number 230, Essays and Proofs: Officials1c-90c War, Small Die Proofs (O83P2-O93P2), 1c-90c War, Small Die Proofs (O83P2-O93P2)1c-90c War, Small Die Proofs (O83P2-O93P2). Removed from gray cards, 3c small translucency, 7c small thin spot, 30c thin spot, Very Fine appearance, only 85 sets were produced

1,100
160
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231
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1c-$20.00 Officials, Plate Proofs on India (O1P3-O93P3). Complete set, large margins, few small flaws as to be expected on this fragile paper incl. few small thin spots, Fine-Very Fine

1,675
1,200
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232
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1c-90c Officials, Plate Proofs on Card (O1P4-O93P4). Complete set, with original envelopes for each department, large margins, Very Fine set

878
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233
P
Officials Proofs Balance. Album pages and stock pages of plate proofs, incl. dollar-value State Dept., some Atlanta Trial Color proofs such as Agriculture and Navy in Blue complete, several other better, overall fresh and Very Fine, Scott Retail approaches $5,000.00

E. 1,500-2,000
1,800
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234
TC
Sale Number 1082, Lot Number 234, Essays and Proofs: Officials1c-10c Executive, Goodall Trial Color Proofs (O10TC-O14TC), 1c-10c Executive, Goodall Trial Color Proofs (O10TC-O14TC)1c-10c Executive, Goodall Trial Color Proofs (O10TC-O14TC). The Deep Green and Deep Brown sets, few faults normally associated with this fragile paper, otherwise Fine-Very Fine

3,000
1,600
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235
TC
Sale Number 1082, Lot Number 235, Essays and Proofs: Officials1c-90c Treasury, Goodall Small Die Trial Color Proofs (O72TC2e-O82TC2e), 1c-90c Treasury, Goodall Small Die Trial Color Proofs (O72TC2e-O82TC2e)1c-90c Treasury, Goodall Small Die Trial Color Proofs (O72TC2e-O82TC2e). Complete sets in Deep Brown and Deep Green, large margins to full, few faults incl. Deep Brown set 24c bottom right corner added and few small tears, most of first set with card backing, Fine-Very Fine appearance, scarce

6,600
3,200
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