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Sale 1082 — The William Fekete Collection

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

Category — Essays and Proofs: Special Delivery, Postage Due

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
204
P
Sale Number 1082, Lot Number 204, Essays and Proofs: Special Delivery, Postage Due10c 1885-1902 Special Delivery, Small Die Proofs (E1P2-E6P2), 10c 1885-1902 Special Delivery, Small Die Proofs (E1P2-E6P2)10c 1885-1902 Special Delivery, Small Die Proofs (E1P2-E6P2). On 198 x 135mm gray card from a Roosevelt presentation album, label below the 1888 Issue is missing (strangely it is missing from several pages we have handled over the years), card with thinning from removal from the book, the proofs are fresh and Very Fine, only 85 sets prepared and few remain on their original pages

1,300
1,300
205
P
Sale Number 1082, Lot Number 205, Essays and Proofs: Special Delivery, Postage Due10c 1885-1905 Special Delivery, Small Die Proofs on Wove (E1P2, E4P2, E6), 10c 1885-1905 Special Delivery, Small Die Proofs on Wove (E1P2, E4P2, E6)10c 1885-1905 Special Delivery, Small Die Proofs on Wove (E1P2, E4P2, E6). First two on original gray cards from a Roosevelt presentation album, E4 with "1894" label below, E6 removed from card backing and with slight corner thinning, Very Fine Extremely Fine, only 85 were produced

750
160
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206
P
Sale Number 1082, Lot Number 206, Essays and Proofs: Special Delivery, Postage Due1885-1902, Special Delivery Issues, Die and Plate Proofs, 1885-1902, Special Delivery Issues, Die and Plate Proofs1885-1902, Special Delivery Issues, Die and Plate Proofs. Seven items, Roosevelt small die proofs for Nos. E1, E3, E4 and E6 (first three on original card backing), plate proofs on India for E1 and E3 (latter a block of four), also large die proof for E4 die sunk on 91 x 80mm card, Very Fine group

1,960
800
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207
P
Sale Number 1082, Lot Number 207, Essays and Proofs: Special Delivery, Postage Due10c Ultramarine, Panama-Pacific Small Die Proof on Wove (E6P2a), 10c Ultramarine, Panama-Pacific Small Die Proof on Wove (E6P2a)10c Ultramarine, Panama-Pacific Small Die Proof on Wove (E6P2a). Slightly yellowish tint to the paper which differentiates it from the Roosevelt small die proofs, couple tiny thin spots, Very Fine appearance and rare, with 1991 P.F. certificate

1,250
1,500
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208
E
Sale Number 1082, Lot Number 208, Essays and Proofs: Special Delivery, Postage Due10c Special Delivery, Woodcut Essays (E7-E4, E7-E5), 10c Special Delivery, Woodcut Essays (E7-E4, E7-E5)10c Special Delivery, Woodcut Essays (E7-E4, E7-E5). Three, two of first and one of second, from 33 x 27mm to 29 x 25mm, first two slightly different shades, Very Fine, one E7-E4 with 2006 P.F. certificate

1,650
700
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209
P
Sale Number 1082, Lot Number 209, Essays and Proofs: Special Delivery, Postage Due20c Black, Special Delivery, Small Die Proof on Wove (E14P2), 20c Black, Special Delivery, Small Die Proof on Wove (E14P2)20c Black, Special Delivery, Small Die Proof on Wove (E14P2). Intense shade, fresh and Very Fine, rare, with 1986 P.F. certificate, unlisted in Scott (No. E14P1 priced at $2,000.00)

E. 500-750
1,300
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210
TC
Sale Number 1082, Lot Number 210, Essays and Proofs: Special Delivery, Postage Due1c-50c 1879 Postage Due, Atlanta Trial Color Proofs on Card (J1TC4-J7TC4), 1c-50c 1879 Postage Due, Atlanta Trial Color Proofs on Card (J1TC4-J7TC4)1c-50c 1879 Postage Due, Atlanta Trial Color Proofs on Card (J1TC4-J7TC4). Complete set of 35 in all five colors, large margins, eight or so with small thins and Blue set slight toning, Very Fine appearance

1,785
600
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211
P
Sale Number 1082, Lot Number 211, Essays and Proofs: Special Delivery, Postage Due1c-50c Bright Claret, 1891 Postage Due, Small Die Proofs (J22P2-J28P2), 1c-50c Bright Claret, 1891 Postage Due, Small Die Proofs (J22P2-J28P2)1c-50c Bright Claret, 1891 Postage Due, Small Die Proofs (J22P2-J28P2). On original gray cards from a Roosevelt presentation album, bright colors, 10c slight card thinning not affecting the wove paper, Very Fine, only 85 sets issued

875
325
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212
P
Sale Number 1082, Lot Number 212, Essays and Proofs: Special Delivery, Postage Due1c-50c Claret, 1894 Postage Due, Panama-Pacific Small Die Proofs (J31P2a-J37P2a), 1c-50c Claret, 1894 Postage Due, Panama-Pacific Small Die Proofs (J31P2a-J37P2a)1c-50c Claret, 1894 Postage Due, Panama-Pacific Small Die Proofs (J31P2a-J37P2a). Complete set, bright colors, large margins, little of the toning endemic to these issues, 10c large repaired tear

VERY FINE COMPLETE SET OF THE RARE 1894 ISSUE POSTAGE DUE PANAMA-PACIFIC SMALL DIE PROOFS.

Only approximately five or fewer sets are believed to have been produced

3,500
4,250
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