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Sale 1113 — United States Essays and Proofs

Sale Date — Tuesday, 17 November, 2015

Category — 1851-60 Issue: Draper, Welsh & Co.

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2067
E
Sale Number 1113, Lot Number 2067, 1851-60 Issue: Draper, Welsh & Co.Draper, Welsh & Co., 3c Die Essay on India, Vertical Pair (11-E7a), Draper, Welsh & Co., 3c Die Essay on India, Vertical Pair (11-E7a)Draper, Welsh & Co., 3c Die Essay on India, Vertical Pair (11-E7a). Brown Red, 44 x 109mm off card, early state of die without damage above the eye, small thin spots, Very Fine appearance, scarce, we have offered only one other since our 2005 Lake Shore auction

1,500
750
2068
E
Sale Number 1113, Lot Number 2068, 1851-60 Issue: Draper, Welsh & Co.Draper, Welsh & Co., 3c Die Essays on India, Bond (11-E7b, 11-E7c, 11-E7d), Draper, Welsh & Co., 3c Die Essays on India, Bond (11-E7b, 11-E7c, 11-E7d)Draper, Welsh & Co., 3c Die Essays on India, Bond (11-E7b, 11-E7c, 11-E7d). 20, including six of 11-E7b and seven each of 11-E7c and 11-E7d, all but one later state of die with damage above eye, nice range of colors with some slight duplication, few small faults to be expected, Fine-Very Fine and desirable group of these attractive essays

7,650
2,400
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2069
E
Sale Number 1113, Lot Number 2069, 1851-60 Issue: Draper, Welsh & Co.Draper, Welsh & Co., Die Essay on White Glazed Paper (11-E7e), Draper, Welsh & Co., Die Essay on White Glazed Paper (11-E7e)Draper, Welsh & Co., Die Essay on White Glazed Paper (11-E7e). Four, including Scarlet, Blue and Black (two, one arguably Black Brown and mounted as such in consignor's collection), early state of die without damage above the eye, from 45 x 59mm to 30 x 35mm, two with slight corner thins from mount removal, Very Fine

1,600
800
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2070
E
Sale Number 1113, Lot Number 2070, 1851-60 Issue: Draper, Welsh & Co.Draper, Welsh & Co., 3c Die Essays on India, Bond, Ivory Glazed (11-E8a, 11-E8b, 11-E8c), Draper, Welsh & Co., 3c Die Essays on India, Bond, Ivory Glazed (11-E8a, 11-E8b, 11-E8c)Draper, Welsh & Co., 3c Die Essays on India, Bond, Ivory Glazed (11-E8a, 11-E8b, 11-E8c). Sixteen, including seven each of first two and two of last (one cut down), range of colors with some slight duplication, few minor imperfections, Fine-Very Fine and desirable group

5,700
2,000
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2071
E
Sale Number 1113, Lot Number 2071, 1851-60 Issue: Draper, Welsh & Co.Draper, Welsh & Co., 3c Die Essays on White Glazed Paper (11-E8c), Draper, Welsh & Co., 3c Die Essays on White Glazed Paper (11-E8c)Draper, Welsh & Co., 3c Die Essays on White Glazed Paper (11-E8c). Two, both Scarlet in slightly different shades, approximately 45 x 49mm, trivial thin specks, Very Fine

1,500
800
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2072
E
Sale Number 1113, Lot Number 2072, 1851-60 Issue: Draper, Welsh & Co.Draper, Welsh & Co., (3c) Black, Vignette Die Essay on Proof Paper (11-E8D), Draper, Welsh & Co., (3c) Black, Vignette Die Essay on Proof Paper (11-E8D)Draper, Welsh & Co., (3c) Black, Vignette Die Essay on Proof Paper (11-E8D). On 55 x 45mm card with die sinkage on three sides, small fault at bottom right corner outside of die sinkage area, Fine and very scarce, ex Finkelburg, we have only offered one other since keeping computerized records, this vignette with the fuller toga also appears on obsolete bank notes, including the $2.00 of Mount Vernon Bank Boston (Haxby MA-300-G4a)

750
325
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2073
E
Sale Number 1113, Lot Number 2073, 1851-60 Issue: Draper, Welsh & Co.Draper, Welsh & Co., Vignette Die Essay on India, Single Line Frame (11-E9b, 11-E9c), Draper, Welsh & Co., Vignette Die Essay on India, Single Line Frame (11-E9b, 11-E9c)Draper, Welsh & Co., Vignette Die Essay on India, Single Line Frame (11-E9b, 11-E9c). Nine of 11-E9b, from 31 x 34mm to 49 x 59mm, some mounted on card, wonderful range of rich colors with all Scott-listed represented, some slight thinning from mount removal, otherwise Fine-Very Fine, also one of 11-E9c with Draper, Welsh imprint at bottom, Very Fine and attractive group, most ex Finkelburg

3,000
1,200
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