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Sale 1113 — United States Essays and Proofs

Sale Date — Tuesday, 17 November, 2015

Category — 1867 Issue: Unkown Authors

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2175
E
Sale Number 1113, Lot Number 2175, 1867 Issue: Unkown AuthorsUnknown Author, 2c Dull Red Violet, "U.S. Postage" Re-Use Prevention Essay (79-E1), Unknown Author, 2c Dull Red Violet, "U.S. Postage" Re-Use Prevention Essay (79-E1)Unknown Author, 2c Dull Red Violet, "U.S. Postage" Re-Use Prevention Essay (79-E1). Appears to be Mint N.H., folded design for re-use prevention, Extremely Fine, only a handful are recorded, the inventor of these designs is unknown, the design of the stamp is such that it was intended to be affixed to a cover folded, the postmaster would then remove part of the stamp, exposing punched out or different colored numerals underneath, the background of the design is also scored so that any attempt to remove a cancel or the stamp from the cover would result in its breaking apart.

5,000
650
2176
E
Sale Number 1113, Lot Number 2176, 1867 Issue: Unkown AuthorsUnknown Author, 2c Dull Black & Bronze, "U.S. Postage" Re-Use Prevention Essay (79-E2b), Unknown Author, 2c Dull Black & Bronze, "U.S. Postage" Re-Use Prevention Essay (79-E2b)Unknown Author, 2c Dull Black & Bronze, "U.S. Postage" Re-Use Prevention Essay (79-E2b). U.S. 10mm high, original gum, h.r., large margins to touched at top and upper left, just a small part of the "U" punched out, Very Fine, and rare

5,000
600
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2177
E
Sale Number 1113, Lot Number 2177, 1867 Issue: Unkown AuthorsUnknown Author, 3c Black & Bronze, Re-Use Prevention Essay (79-E4a), Unknown Author, 3c Black & Bronze, Re-Use Prevention Essay (79-E4a)Unknown Author, 3c Black & Bronze, Re-Use Prevention Essay (79-E4a). Unfolded design, original gum, fresh and fully intact design

EXTREMELY FINE. A RARE EXAMPLE OF THIS 3-CENT ESSAY FOR STAMP RE-USE PREVENTION, IN REMARKABLY INTACT CONDITION.

Due to the nature of the re-use prevention methods used on these designs, most surviving examples are not completely intact. Very few are known.

5,000
1,000
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2178
E
Sale Number 1113, Lot Number 2178, 1867 Issue: Unkown AuthorsUnknown Author, 3c Bronze over Violet, "U.S. Postage" Re-Use Prevention Essay (79-E6a), Unknown Author, 3c Bronze over Violet, "U.S. Postage" Re-Use Prevention Essay (79-E6a)Unknown Author, 3c Bronze over Violet, "U.S. Postage" Re-Use Prevention Essay (79-E6a). Similar to No. 79-E2 but with 3c and Violet lettering, original gum, h.r., margins showing complete design all around, Extremely Fine, we are not sure why this is priced in Scott less than the others in the series, since we have not offered one in over 20 years we suspect it is at least as rare as the others

3,000
1,000
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2179
E
Sale Number 1113, Lot Number 2179, 1867 Issue: Unkown AuthorsUnknown Author, (Unstated Value) Dull Violet on White, Blue on Bluish, Die Essays (79-E12a, 79-E12b), Unknown Author, (Unstated Value) Dull Violet on White, Blue on Bluish, Die Essays (79-E12a, 79-E12b)Unknown Author, (Unstated Value) Dull Violet on White, Blue on Bluish, Die Essays (79-E12a, 79-E12b). Both 23 x 28mm, fresh and bright colors, few adherences on back, second faint toning spots at bottom left

VERY FINE EXAMPLES OF THESE RARE ESSAYS. VERY FEW ARE KNOWN.

The creator of this essay is unknown. These represent both of the listed colors.

Ex Finkelburg and Lake Shore

5,500
2,100
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