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Sale 1113 — United States Essays and Proofs

Sale Date — Tuesday, 17 November, 2015

Category — 1851-60 Issue: Gavitt & Co.

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2057
E
Sale Number 1113, Lot Number 2057, 1851-60 Issue: Gavitt & Co.Gavit & Co., 3c Black, Large Essay Die on India (11-E3a), Gavit & Co., 3c Black, Large Essay Die on India (11-E3a)Gavit & Co., 3c Black, Large Essay Die on India (11-E3a). On 150 x 223mm card with full die sinkage and untrimmed India, second state of the die with dash over "P" and dot in "O", card with light corner bends, Very Fine

800
500
2058
E
Sale Number 1113, Lot Number 2058, 1851-60 Issue: Gavitt & Co.Gavit & Co., 3c Die Essay on India (11-E3b), Gavit & Co., 3c Die Essay on India (11-E3b)Gavit & Co., 3c Die Essay on India (11-E3b). Eight, all different colors, complete less Greenish Black and Dark Blue, rich colors, few minor flaws, Very Fine and attractive group

2,400
1,000
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2059
E
Sale Number 1113, Lot Number 2059, 1851-60 Issue: Gavitt & Co.Gavit & Co., 3c Die Essay on India, Bond, Ivory Glazed (11-E3c, 11-E3d, 11-E3e), Gavit & Co., 3c Die Essay on India, Bond, Ivory Glazed (11-E3c, 11-E3d, 11-E3e)Gavit & Co., 3c Die Essay on India, Bond, Ivory Glazed (11-E3c, 11-E3d, 11-E3e). Twelve on India, five on bond and one on ivory glazed, range of colors with very little duplication of India and none for others, few small faults to be expected, fresh and Fine-Very Fine a colorful group

5,000
2,000
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2060
E
Sale Number 1113, Lot Number 2060, 1851-60 Issue: Gavitt & Co.Gavit & Co., 3c Die Essay on White Glazed Paper (11-E3e), Gavit & Co., 3c Die Essay on White Glazed Paper (11-E3e)Gavit & Co., 3c Die Essay on White Glazed Paper (11-E3e). Complete set of all four Scott-listed colors, from 42 x 53mm to 42 x 65mm, radiant colors, few small thin spots from mount removal, Very Fine appearing complete set

3,000
1,700
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2061
E
Sale Number 1113, Lot Number 2061, 1851-60 Issue: Gavitt & Co.Gavit & Co., 3c Die Essay on Francis Patent Experimental Paper with Trial Cancel (11-E3g), Gavit & Co., 3c Die Essay on Francis Patent Experimental Paper with Trial Cancel (11-E3g)Gavit & Co., 3c Die Essay on Francis Patent Experimental Paper with Trial Cancel (11-E3g). Three, comprising all Scott-listed colors, Black 32 x 44mm, Dark Blue 51 x 85mm showing full die sinkage, Brown 52 x 59mm, a number of different trial cancels including blue and black pen, "C" in diamond, unusual orange cancel

VERY FINE AND RARE COMPLETE SET OF THE GAVIT & COMPANY DESIGNS FOR THE 1851 ISSUE ON FRANCIS PATENT EXPERIMENTAL PAPER WITH TRIAL CANCELS.

Ex Finkelburg and Lake Shore

3,750
2,900
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2062
E
Sale Number 1113, Lot Number 2062, 1851-60 Issue: Gavitt & Co.Gavit & Co., 3c Black, Die Essay on India (11-E4a), Gavit & Co., 3c Black, Die Essay on India (11-E4a)Gavit & Co., 3c Black, Die Essay on India (11-E4a). On 55 x 83mm card with full die sinkage, first state of the die, bright shade, fresh and Very Fine

750
350
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2063
E
Sale Number 1113, Lot Number 2063, 1851-60 Issue: Gavitt & Co.Gavit & Co., 3c Die Essay on White Glazed Paper (11-E4d), Gavit & Co., 3c Die Essay on White Glazed Paper (11-E4d)Gavit & Co., 3c Die Essay on White Glazed Paper (11-E4d). Complete for all four Scott-listed colors, from 38 x 40mm to 64 x 72mm, radiant colors, few very minor translucencies from corner mount removal (most of the glazed paper essays across all issues show this), Very Fine and scarce complete set

3,600
1,500
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2064
E
Sale Number 1113, Lot Number 2064, 1851-60 Issue: Gavitt & Co.Gavit & Co., 3c Die Essays on India, Bond, Proof Paper (11-E4b, 11-E4c, 11-E4e), Gavit & Co., 3c Die Essays on India, Bond, Proof Paper (11-E4b, 11-E4c, 11-E4e)Gavit & Co., 3c Die Essays on India, Bond, Proof Paper (11-E4b, 11-E4c, 11-E4e). Thirteen, including eight of first, four of second and one on proof paper, both states of the die represented, each a different color or die state, few minor imperfections, Very Fine and desirable group

5,275
2,000
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2065
E
Sale Number 1113, Lot Number 2065, 1851-60 Issue: Gavitt & Co.Bradbury, Wilkinson & Co., 3c Die Essays on Stout Stamp Paper, Card, Bond (11-E5a, 11-E5b, 11-E5c), Bradbury, Wilkinson & Co., 3c Die Essays on Stout Stamp Paper, Card, Bond (11-E5a, 11-E5b, 11-E5c)Bradbury, Wilkinson & Co., 3c Die Essays on Stout Stamp Paper, Card, Bond (11-E5a, 11-E5b, 11-E5c). Six, including Deep Green, Blue and Deep Carmine on Stout, Deep Green and Blue on Card, Blue on Bond, mostly cut close as usual, few with minor thin spots, Fine-Very Fine, a scarce design which Brazer attributed to the competition for the 1851 Issue contract and listed in Scott as such, subsequent research based on the Travers papers has determined that Bradbury, Wilkinson did not submit a proposal for the 1851 Issue

7,500
2,900
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