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Sale 1113 — United States Essays and Proofs

Sale Date — Tuesday, 17 November, 2015

Category — 1c-90c 1869 Pictorial Issue and 1875 Re-Issue Proofs: National Bank Note Co.

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2291
P
Sale Number 1113, Lot Number 2291, 1c-90c 1869 Pictorial Issue and 1875 Re-Issue Proofs: National Bank Note Co.15c-90c 1869 Pictorial Inverts, Plate Proofs on Card (120aP4, 121aP4, 122aP4, 129aP4), 15c-90c 1869 Pictorial Inverts, Plate Proofs on Card (120aP4, 121aP4, 122aP4, 129aP4)15c-90c 1869 Pictorial Inverts, Plate Proofs on Card (120aP4, 121aP4, 122aP4, 129aP4). Full to large margins all around, bright colors and detailed impressions

VERY FINE-EXTREMELY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL SET OF 1869 PICTORIAL ISSUE INVERT PLATE PROOFS. ONLY ONE SHEET OF 100 OF EACH WAS PRODUCED.

All known examples of these invert proofs come from the sheets in the Earl of Crawford collection.

11,000
7,500
2292
P
Sale Number 1113, Lot Number 2292, 1c-90c 1869 Pictorial Issue and 1875 Re-Issue Proofs: National Bank Note Co.1c-90c 1869 Pictorial, Hybrid Large Die Proofs on India (112P1-122P1), 1c-90c 1869 Pictorial, Hybrid Large Die Proofs on India (112P1-122P1)1c-90c 1869 Pictorial, Hybrid Large Die Proofs on India (112P1-122P1). On 63 x 74mm India and 147 x 225mm card with full die sinkage, rich colors, Very Fine set of hybrid large die proofs

E. 1,000-1,500
1,500
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2293
P
Sale Number 1113, Lot Number 2293, 1c-90c 1869 Pictorial Issue and 1875 Re-Issue Proofs: National Bank Note Co.1c-90c 1869 Pictorial, Small Die Proofs on Wove (112P2-122P2), 1c-90c 1869 Pictorial, Small Die Proofs on Wove (112P2-122P2)1c-90c 1869 Pictorial, Small Die Proofs on Wove (112P2-122P2). Complete set on intact page from a Roosevelt presentation album, bright colors, Very Fine, scarce as only 85 sets were produced, very few remain on an intact page outside of a complete album

4,575
2,900
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2294
P
Sale Number 1113, Lot Number 2294, 1c-90c 1869 Pictorial Issue and 1875 Re-Issue Proofs: National Bank Note Co.1c-90c 1869 Pictorial, Plate Proofs on India, Card (112P3-122P3, 129P3, 112P4-122P4), 1c-90c 1869 Pictorial, Plate Proofs on India, Card (112P3-122P3, 129P3, 112P4-122P4)1c-90c 1869 Pictorial, Plate Proofs on India, Card (112P3-122P3, 129P3, 112P4-122P4). Complete sets, 15c Type II on India with right sheet margin and shifted vignette, 15c on card with ink at top, otherwise Fine-Very Fine sets

2,220
750
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2295
P
Sale Number 1113, Lot Number 2295, 1c-90c 1869 Pictorial Issue and 1875 Re-Issue Proofs: National Bank Note Co.1c-90c 1869 Pictorial, Plate Proofs on Card (112P4-122P4, 129P4), 1c-90c 1869 Pictorial, Plate Proofs on Card (112P4-122P4, 129P4)1c-90c 1869 Pictorial, Plate Proofs on Card (112P4-122P4, 129P4). Complete set of ten, large margins, brilliant colors, Very Fine-Extremely Fine set

1,015
450
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2296
P
Sale Number 1113, Lot Number 2296, 1c-90c 1869 Pictorial Issue and 1875 Re-Issue Proofs: National Bank Note Co.1c-90c 1869 Pictorial, Plate Proofs on India (112P3-122P3, 129P3), 1c-90c 1869 Pictorial, Plate Proofs on India (112P3-122P3, 129P3)1c-90c 1869 Pictorial, Plate Proofs on India (112P3-122P3, 129P3). Blocks of four, virtually all with choice large margins, excellent colors, 10c with some waterstaining at top

VERY FINE-EXTREMELY FINE. A DESIRABLE SET OF BLOCKS OF THE 1869 PICTORIAL ISSUE PLATE PROOFS ON INDIA PAPER.

This scarce set of blocks on India paper is largely free of the flaws that usually plague this fragile paper.

5,460
2,400
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2297
TC
Sale Number 1113, Lot Number 2297, 1c-90c 1869 Pictorial Issue and 1875 Re-Issue Proofs: National Bank Note Co.1c-90c 1869 Pictorial, Atlanta Trial Color Proofs on Card (123TC1-132TC1), 1c-90c 1869 Pictorial, Atlanta Trial Color Proofs on Card (123TC1-132TC1)1c-90c 1869 Pictorial, Atlanta Trial Color Proofs on Card (123TC1-132TC1). Complete set (less the one newly-listed unique 90c color combination), large margins, deep rich colors

VERY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL AND RARE COMPLETE SET OF 1869 PICTORIAL ATLANTA TRIAL COLOR PLATE PROOFS.

The Atlanta trial color plate proofs on card were prepared for display at the 1881 International Cotton Exposition in Atlanta. Only one sheet of 100 of each value/color was printed. Very few have been kept together as intact sets.

24,400
13,500
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