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Sale 1082 — The William Fekete Collection

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

Category — Essays and Proofs: Officials cont., Atlanta Trial Color Proofs

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
236
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Sale Number 1082, Lot Number 236, Essays and Proofs: Officials cont., Atlanta Trial Color Proofs1c-90c Officials, Atlanta Trial Color Proofs on Card (O1TC5-O67TC5, O72TC5-93TC5), 1c-90c Officials, Atlanta Trial Color Proofs on Card (O1TC5-O67TC5, O72TC5-93TC5)1c-90c Officials, Atlanta Trial Color Proofs on Card (O1TC5-O67TC5, O72TC5-93TC5). 435, complete for all colors and denominations except for the rare dollar-value State Dept., large margins, bright colors

VERY FINE-EXTREMELY FINE. A RARE GROUP OF THE ONE-CENT TO 90-CENT OFFICIAL ATLANTA TRIAL COLOR PROOFS.

The Atlanta trial color plate proofs on card were prepared for display at the 1881 International Cotton Exposition in Atlanta. Only one sheet in each color was printed.

This set is complete except for the 28 dollar-value State Dept. stamps, which catalogue $1,000.00 apiece. Most previous offerings by our firm are either nearly complete (such as the Sheriff set) or substantially incomplete to the point where they are offered by department.

17,599
4,500
237
TC
Sale Number 1082, Lot Number 237, Essays and Proofs: Officials cont., Atlanta Trial Color Proofs$2.00 Scarlet & Black, State, Atlanta Trial Color Proof (O68TC4a), $2.00 Scarlet & Black, State, Atlanta Trial Color Proof (O68TC4a)$2.00 Scarlet & Black, State, Atlanta Trial Color Proof (O68TC4a). Large margins, radiant colors, Very Fine

1,000
160
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238
TC
Sale Number 1082, Lot Number 238, Essays and Proofs: Officials cont., Atlanta Trial Color Proofs$2.00 Scarlet & Blue, State, Atlanta Trial Color Proof (O68TC4b), $2.00 Scarlet & Blue, State, Atlanta Trial Color Proof (O68TC4b)$2.00 Scarlet & Blue, State, Atlanta Trial Color Proof (O68TC4b). Large to huge margins, brilliant colors, Very Fine

1,000
325
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239
TC
Sale Number 1082, Lot Number 239, Essays and Proofs: Officials cont., Atlanta Trial Color Proofs$2.00 Brown & Black, State, Atlanta Trial Color Proof (O68TC4c), $2.00 Brown & Black, State, Atlanta Trial Color Proof (O68TC4c)$2.00 Brown & Black, State, Atlanta Trial Color Proof (O68TC4c). Large margins, rich color, few thins, Very Fine appearance

1,000
250
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240
TC
Sale Number 1082, Lot Number 240, Essays and Proofs: Officials cont., Atlanta Trial Color Proofs$2.00 Brown & Blue, State, Atlanta Trial Color Proof (O68TC4d), $2.00 Brown & Blue, State, Atlanta Trial Color Proof (O68TC4d)$2.00 Brown & Blue, State, Atlanta Trial Color Proof (O68TC4d). Full margins, bright colors, filled thin at top, Very Fine appearance

1,000
225
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241
TC
Sale Number 1082, Lot Number 241, Essays and Proofs: Officials cont., Atlanta Trial Color Proofs$2.00 Green & Brown, State, Atlanta Trial Color Proof (O68TC4e), $2.00 Green & Brown, State, Atlanta Trial Color Proof (O68TC4e)$2.00 Green & Brown, State, Atlanta Trial Color Proof (O68TC4e). Large margins, rich colors, Very Fine

1,000
475
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242
TC
Sale Number 1082, Lot Number 242, Essays and Proofs: Officials cont., Atlanta Trial Color Proofs$2.00 Blue & Brown, State, Atlanta Trial Color Proof (O68TC4f), $2.00 Blue & Brown, State, Atlanta Trial Color Proof (O68TC4f)$2.00 Blue & Brown, State, Atlanta Trial Color Proof (O68TC4f). Large margins, bright colors, fresh and Very Fine

1,000
160
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243
TC
Sale Number 1082, Lot Number 243, Essays and Proofs: Officials cont., Atlanta Trial Color Proofs$5.00 Scarlet & Black, State, Atlanta Trial Color Proof (O69TC4a), $5.00 Scarlet & Black, State, Atlanta Trial Color Proof (O69TC4a)$5.00 Scarlet & Black, State, Atlanta Trial Color Proof (O69TC4a). Large to huge margins, vibrant colors, fresh and Extremely Fine

1,000
250
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244
TC
Sale Number 1082, Lot Number 244, Essays and Proofs: Officials cont., Atlanta Trial Color Proofs$5.00 Brown & Black, State, Atlanta Trial Color Proof (O69TC4c), $5.00 Brown & Black, State, Atlanta Trial Color Proof (O69TC4c)$5.00 Brown & Black, State, Atlanta Trial Color Proof (O69TC4c). Full margins, bright colors, fresh and Very Fine

1,000
325
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245
TC
Sale Number 1082, Lot Number 245, Essays and Proofs: Officials cont., Atlanta Trial Color Proofs$5.00 Brown & Blue, State, Atlanta Trial Color Proof (O69TC4d), $5.00 Brown & Blue, State, Atlanta Trial Color Proof (O69TC4d)$5.00 Brown & Blue, State, Atlanta Trial Color Proof (O69TC4d). Large margins, crisp impression, filled thin at top, Very Fine appearance

1,000
200
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246
TC
Sale Number 1082, Lot Number 246, Essays and Proofs: Officials cont., Atlanta Trial Color Proofs$5.00 Green & Brown, State, Atlanta Trial Color Proof (O69TC4e), $5.00 Green & Brown, State, Atlanta Trial Color Proof (O69TC4e)$5.00 Green & Brown, State, Atlanta Trial Color Proof (O69TC4e). Full margins, bright colors, shallow thin, Very Fine appearance

1,000
140
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247
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Sale Number 1082, Lot Number 247, Essays and Proofs: Officials cont., Atlanta Trial Color Proofs$5.00 Green & Brown, State, Atlanta Trial Color Proof (O69TC4e), $5.00 Green & Brown, State, Atlanta Trial Color Proof (O69TC4e)$5.00 Green & Brown, State, Atlanta Trial Color Proof (O69TC4e). Large margins to clear, bright colors, filled thin at top, Very Fine appearance

1,000
130
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248
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Sale Number 1082, Lot Number 248, Essays and Proofs: Officials cont., Atlanta Trial Color Proofs$5.00 Blue & Brown, State, Atlanta Trial Color Proof (O69TC4f), $5.00 Blue & Brown, State, Atlanta Trial Color Proof (O69TC4f)$5.00 Blue & Brown, State, Atlanta Trial Color Proof (O69TC4f). Large margins, rich colors, fresh and Very Fine

1,000
325
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249
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Sale Number 1082, Lot Number 249, Essays and Proofs: Officials cont., Atlanta Trial Color Proofs$5.00 Blue & Green, State, Atlanta Trial Color Proof (O69TC4g), $5.00 Blue & Green, State, Atlanta Trial Color Proof (O69TC4g)$5.00 Blue & Green, State, Atlanta Trial Color Proof (O69TC4g). Large margins to clear, radiant colors, Very Fine

1,000
250
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250
TC
Sale Number 1082, Lot Number 250, Essays and Proofs: Officials cont., Atlanta Trial Color Proofs$10.00 Scarlet & Black, State, Atlanta Trial Color Proof (O70TC4a), $10.00 Scarlet & Black, State, Atlanta Trial Color Proof (O70TC4a)$10.00 Scarlet & Black, State, Atlanta Trial Color Proof (O70TC4a). Large margins, brilliant colors, Very Fine

1,000
275
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251
TC
Sale Number 1082, Lot Number 251, Essays and Proofs: Officials cont., Atlanta Trial Color Proofs$10.00 Scarlet & Blue, State, Atlanta Trial Color Proof (O70TC4b), $10.00 Scarlet & Blue, State, Atlanta Trial Color Proof (O70TC4b)$10.00 Scarlet & Blue, State, Atlanta Trial Color Proof (O70TC4b). Large margins to clear, radiant colors, scored line on back, Fine

1,000
160
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252
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Sale Number 1082, Lot Number 252, Essays and Proofs: Officials cont., Atlanta Trial Color Proofs$10.00 Scarlet & Blue, State, Atlanta Trial Color Proof (O70TC4b), $10.00 Scarlet & Blue, State, Atlanta Trial Color Proof (O70TC4b)$10.00 Scarlet & Blue, State, Atlanta Trial Color Proof (O70TC4b). Huge margins, brilliant colors, filled thin at top, Extremely Fine appearance

1,000
160
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253
TC
Sale Number 1082, Lot Number 253, Essays and Proofs: Officials cont., Atlanta Trial Color Proofs$10.00 Brown & Black, State, Atlanta Trial Color Proof (O70TC4c), $10.00 Brown & Black, State, Atlanta Trial Color Proof (O70TC4c)$10.00 Brown & Black, State, Atlanta Trial Color Proof (O70TC4c). Large to full margins, rich colors, filled thin at top, Very Fine appearance

1,000
200
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254
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Sale Number 1082, Lot Number 254, Essays and Proofs: Officials cont., Atlanta Trial Color Proofs$10.00 Brown & Blue, State, Atlanta Trial Color Proof (O70TC4d), $10.00 Brown & Blue, State, Atlanta Trial Color Proof (O70TC4d)$10.00 Brown & Blue, State, Atlanta Trial Color Proof (O70TC4d). Large to full margins, rich colors, Very Fine

1,000
250
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255
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Sale Number 1082, Lot Number 255, Essays and Proofs: Officials cont., Atlanta Trial Color Proofs$10.00 Green & Brown, State, Atlanta Trial Color Proof (O70TC4e), $10.00 Green & Brown, State, Atlanta Trial Color Proof (O70TC4e)$10.00 Green & Brown, State, Atlanta Trial Color Proof (O70TC4e). Large margins to clear, bright colors, thinned at top, Fine appearance

1,000
180
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256
TC
Sale Number 1082, Lot Number 256, Essays and Proofs: Officials cont., Atlanta Trial Color Proofs$10.00 Blue & Brown, State, Atlanta Trial Color Proof (O70TC4f), $10.00 Blue & Brown, State, Atlanta Trial Color Proof (O70TC4f)$10.00 Blue & Brown, State, Atlanta Trial Color Proof (O70TC4f). Large to full margins, bright colors, small thin at top, Very Fine appearance

1,000
160
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257
TC
Sale Number 1082, Lot Number 257, Essays and Proofs: Officials cont., Atlanta Trial Color Proofs$10.00 Blue & Green, State, Atlanta Trial Color Proof (O70TC4g), $10.00 Blue & Green, State, Atlanta Trial Color Proof (O70TC4g)$10.00 Blue & Green, State, Atlanta Trial Color Proof (O70TC4g). Large margins, brilliant colors, Very Fine

1,000
375
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258
TC
Sale Number 1082, Lot Number 258, Essays and Proofs: Officials cont., Atlanta Trial Color Proofs$10.00 Blue & Green, State, Atlanta Trial Color Proof (O70TC4g), $10.00 Blue & Green, State, Atlanta Trial Color Proof (O70TC4g)$10.00 Blue & Green, State, Atlanta Trial Color Proof (O70TC4g). Large to huge margins, crisp impressions, thinned at top, Very Fine appearance

1,000
200
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259
TC
Sale Number 1082, Lot Number 259, Essays and Proofs: Officials cont., Atlanta Trial Color Proofs$20.00 Scarlet & Black, State, Atlanta Trial Color Proof (O71TC4a), $20.00 Scarlet & Black, State, Atlanta Trial Color Proof (O71TC4a)$20.00 Scarlet & Black, State, Atlanta Trial Color Proof (O71TC4a). Large margins, radiant color, shallow thin, Very Fine appearance

1,000
200
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260
TC
Sale Number 1082, Lot Number 260, Essays and Proofs: Officials cont., Atlanta Trial Color Proofs$20.00 Scarlet & Blue, State, Atlanta Trial Color Proof (O71TC4b), $20.00 Scarlet & Blue, State, Atlanta Trial Color Proof (O71TC4b)$20.00 Scarlet & Blue, State, Atlanta Trial Color Proof (O71TC4b). Large margins, radiant colors, fresh and Very Fine

1,000
375
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261
TC
Sale Number 1082, Lot Number 261, Essays and Proofs: Officials cont., Atlanta Trial Color Proofs$20.00 Brown & Black, State, Atlanta Trial Color Proof (O71TC4c), $20.00 Brown & Black, State, Atlanta Trial Color Proof (O71TC4c)$20.00 Brown & Black, State, Atlanta Trial Color Proof (O71TC4c). Large margins to clear, rich colors, fresh and Very Fine

1,000
300
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262
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Sale Number 1082, Lot Number 262, Essays and Proofs: Officials cont., Atlanta Trial Color Proofs$20.00 Brown & Blue, State, Atlanta Trial Color Proof (O71TC4d), $20.00 Brown & Blue, State, Atlanta Trial Color Proof (O71TC4d)$20.00 Brown & Blue, State, Atlanta Trial Color Proof (O71TC4d). Large margins to clear, rich colors, small thin spot at upper right, Very Fine appearance

1,000
160
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263
TC
Sale Number 1082, Lot Number 263, Essays and Proofs: Officials cont., Atlanta Trial Color Proofs$20.00 Green & Brown, State, Atlanta Trial Color Proof (O71TC4e), $20.00 Green & Brown, State, Atlanta Trial Color Proof (O71TC4e)$20.00 Green & Brown, State, Atlanta Trial Color Proof (O71TC4e). Large margins, rich colors, small thin, Extremely Fine appearance

1,000
300
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264
TC
Sale Number 1082, Lot Number 264, Essays and Proofs: Officials cont., Atlanta Trial Color Proofs$20.00 Blue & Brown, State, Atlanta Trial Color Proof (O71TC4f), $20.00 Blue & Brown, State, Atlanta Trial Color Proof (O71TC4f)$20.00 Blue & Brown, State, Atlanta Trial Color Proof (O71TC4f). Large margins to full, fresh colors, Very Fine

1,000
350
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265
TC
Sale Number 1082, Lot Number 265, Essays and Proofs: Officials cont., Atlanta Trial Color Proofs$20.00 Blue & Green, State, Atlanta Trial Color Proof (O71TC4g), $20.00 Blue & Green, State, Atlanta Trial Color Proof (O71TC4g)$20.00 Blue & Green, State, Atlanta Trial Color Proof (O71TC4g). Large margins, rich colors, Very Fine

1,000
375
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