Contact Siegel
6 West 48th Street
9th Floor
New York, NY 10036
Contact by phone:
New York: (212) 753-6421
Dallas: (214) 754-5991

Sale 1113 — United States Essays and Proofs

Sale Date — Tuesday, 17 November, 2015

Category — 24c 1869 Pictorial Issue: National Bank Note Co.

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2271
E
Sale Number 1113, Lot Number 2271, 24c 1869 Pictorial Issue: National Bank Note Co.24c Orange Brown, Small Numeral Large Die Essay on India, Deep Dull Violet Bands (120-E2a), 24c Orange Brown, Small Numeral Large Die Essay on India, Deep Dull Violet Bands (120-E2a)24c Orange Brown, Small Numeral Large Die Essay on India, Deep Dull Violet Bands (120-E2a). Die sunk on 106 x 69mm card with full die sinkage

VERY FINE AND VERY RARE EXAMPLE OF THIS 1869 24-CENT SMALL NUMERAL DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE ESSAY.

Ex Finkelburg and Lake Shore

4,000
6,750
2272
E
Sale Number 1113, Lot Number 2272, 24c 1869 Pictorial Issue: National Bank Note Co.24c Orange Brown, Small Numeral Large Die Essay on India, Blue Green Bands (120-E2a), 24c Orange Brown, Small Numeral Large Die Essay on India, Blue Green Bands (120-E2a)24c Orange Brown, Small Numeral Large Die Essay on India, Blue Green Bands (120-E2a). Cut down to stamp size, margins showing complete design, bright and fresh, Very Fine and rare, Scott Retail as die sunk

4,000
1,500
Back to Top
2273
E
Sale Number 1113, Lot Number 2273, 24c 1869 Pictorial Issue: National Bank Note Co.24c Dark Red Brown, Small Numeral Large Die Essay on India (120-E2b), 24c Dark Red Brown, Small Numeral Large Die Essay on India (120-E2b)24c Dark Red Brown, Small Numeral Large Die Essay on India (120-E2b). Die sunk on 78 x 81mm card with full die sinkage, imprint at bottom, rich color, Very Fine, ex Earl of Crawford and Finkelburg

2,250
5,250
Back to Top
2274
E
Sale Number 1113, Lot Number 2274, 24c 1869 Pictorial Issue: National Bank Note Co.24c Small Numeral, Large Die Essay on India (120-E2b), 24c Small Numeral, Large Die Essay on India (120-E2b)24c Small Numeral, Large Die Essay on India (120-E2b). Three, Blue 59 x 61mm, Scarlet and Violet approximately 24 x 34mm, bright colors, a few typical India paper translucencies, the Blue has been privately gummed which has resulted in some small scattered toning spots, Very Fine appearing and scarce trio, Scott Retail as die sunk

6,750
4,250
Back to Top
2275
E
Sale Number 1113, Lot Number 2275, 24c 1869 Pictorial Issue: National Bank Note Co.24c Black on Tinted Papers, Small Numeral Plate Essays (120-E2c, 120-E2d, 120-E2e, 120-E2h), 24c Black on Tinted Papers, Small Numeral Plate Essays (120-E2c, 120-E2d, 120-E2e, 120-E2h)24c Black on Tinted Papers, Small Numeral Plate Essays (120-E2c, 120-E2d, 120-E2e, 120-E2h). Blocks of four of the Salmon, Orange Buff and Dull Yellowish tinted papers, singles of Orange Buff and Black on India, ample to large margins, fresh and Very Fine group of these distinctive plate essays

3,350
1,200
Back to Top
2276
P
Sale Number 1113, Lot Number 2276, 24c 1869 Pictorial Issue: National Bank Note Co.24c Black, Frame Only, Progressive Die Proof on India (120-E3b), 24c Black, Frame Only, Progressive Die Proof on India (120-E3b)24c Black, Frame Only, Progressive Die Proof on India (120-E3b). 44 x 42mm, sharp impression, two tiny pinholes

VERY FINE. AN EXTREMELY RARE PROGRESSIVE LARGE DIE PROOF STRUCK IN BLACK.

No examples in Black were offered in either the Brazer, Lopez or Juhring sales. The only other example in our records is ex Finkelburg and Lake Shore, with light toned spots.

Ex "European" (Kuphal)

5,000
6,500
Back to Top
2277
P
Sale Number 1113, Lot Number 2277, 24c 1869 Pictorial Issue: National Bank Note Co.24c Dark Green, Frame Only, Progressive Die Proof on India (120-E3b), 24c Dark Green, Frame Only, Progressive Die Proof on India (120-E3b)24c Dark Green, Frame Only, Progressive Die Proof on India (120-E3b). Three border lines around the blank portrait, on 72 x 47mm card, deep rich color, Very Fine and rare

2,500
4,500
Back to Top
2278
P
Sale Number 1113, Lot Number 2278, 24c 1869 Pictorial Issue: National Bank Note Co.24c Dark Green, Frame Only, Progressive Die Proof on India (120-E3b var), 24c Dark Green, Frame Only, Progressive Die Proof on India (120-E3b var)24c Dark Green, Frame Only, Progressive Die Proof on India (120-E3b var). Combination of three border lines (at bottom left and part of bottom) and two border lines around the blank portrait, 74 x 40mm, rich color, minor India paper translucency at right, Very Fine and rare, an interesting variety between 120-E3b (three border lines) and 120-E3c (two border lines, as on the issued stamp), Scott Retail as 120-E3b

2,500
3,750
Back to Top
2279
P
Sale Number 1113, Lot Number 2279, 24c 1869 Pictorial Issue: National Bank Note Co.24c Dark Green, Frame Only, Progressive Die Proof on Thick Wove, Perforated (120-E3c var), 24c Dark Green, Frame Only, Progressive Die Proof on Thick Wove, Perforated (120-E3c var)24c Dark Green, Frame Only, Progressive Die Proof on Thick Wove, Perforated (120-E3c var). Two border lines around the blank portrait as on the issued stamp, perforated 12 (possibly privately) and without gum, bright color, two small translucencies in blank portrait, Very Fine and most unusual, ex Juhring, unlisted in Scott, priced as normal No. 120-E3c

2,500
1,600
Back to Top
Copyright 2019. All rights reserved by Siegel Auction Galleries Inc. Information and images may be used with credit to Siegel Auction Galleries or siegelauctions.com subject to guidelines and restrictions.
Website Terms of Use and Privacy Policy