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Sale 1113 — United States Essays and Proofs

Sale Date — Tuesday, 17 November, 2015

Category — Postmasters Provisionals

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2001
E
Sale Number 1113, Lot Number 2001, Postmasters ProvisionalsGavit & Co., Albany N.Y., 5c Franklin, Die Essays on India (1Xa-E1c), Gavit & Co., Albany N.Y., 5c Franklin, Die Essays on India (1Xa-E1c)Gavit & Co., Albany N.Y., 5c Franklin, Die Essays on India (1Xa-E1c). Twelve, six different colors represented, cut close as always, one shows cross-hatching on three sides, rich colors, few faults as often seen on this fragile paper, Very Fine and desirable group

3,000
1,000
2002
E
Sale Number 1113, Lot Number 2002, Postmasters ProvisionalsGavit & Co., Albany N.Y., 5c Franklin, Die Essays on Bond (1Xa-E1d), Gavit & Co., Albany N.Y., 5c Franklin, Die Essays on Bond (1Xa-E1d)Gavit & Co., Albany N.Y., 5c Franklin, Die Essays on Bond (1Xa-E1d). Four, including Scarlet, Brown, Blue and Blue Green, from 27 x 36mm to 36 x 38mm, bright colors, Brown with small corner crease, Fine-Very Fine group

1,500
650
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2003
E
Sale Number 1113, Lot Number 2003, Postmasters ProvisionalsGavit & Co., 5c Franklin, Die Essays on White Glazed (1Xa-E1e), Gavit & Co., 5c Franklin, Die Essays on White Glazed (1Xa-E1e)Gavit & Co., 5c Franklin, Die Essays on White Glazed (1Xa-E1e). Three, Dark Brown (63 x 75mm), Scarlet (42 x 60mm) and Blue (64 x 75mm), bright colors, fresh and Very Fine group representing three of the four listed colors

2,700
950
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2004
E
Sale Number 1113, Lot Number 2004, Postmasters ProvisionalsNew York N.Y., 5c Washington, Vignettes Only, Large Die Essays on India, White Bond (9X1-E1a, 9X1-E1b), New York N.Y., 5c Washington, Vignettes Only, Large Die Essays on India, White Bond (9X1-E1a, 9X1-E1b)New York N.Y., 5c Washington, Vignettes Only, Large Die Essays on India, White Bond (9X1-E1a, 9X1-E1b). One on India and six on bond, from 27 x 31mm to 43 x 43mm, cut from the combined transfers, complete for all five Scott-listed colors plus one extra in Black, India is in Brown, first with few small faults associated with this fragile paper, Fine-Very Fine, Scott Retail as vignettes only

1,200
225
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2005
TC
Sale Number 1113, Lot Number 2005, Postmasters ProvisionalsNew York N.Y., 5c Washington, Small Die Trial Color Proofs on India and Bond (9X1TC2, 9X1TC5), New York N.Y., 5c Washington, Small Die Trial Color Proofs on India and Bond (9X1TC2, 9X1TC5)New York N.Y., 5c Washington, Small Die Trial Color Proofs on India and Bond (9X1TC2, 9X1TC5). 21 items, including Nos. 9X1TC2 (3), 9X1TC2 with dot and scar (9), also 9X1TC2j, 9X1TC5 (5) and 9X1P1 (3, some different papers), overall fresh and Fine-Very Fine and colorful group

4,500
1,800
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2006
TC
Sale Number 1113, Lot Number 2006, Postmasters ProvisionalsProvidence R.I., 5c-10c Brown Carmine, Trial Color Plate Proof on Card (10X1TC4-10X2TC4), Providence R.I., 5c-10c Brown Carmine, Trial Color Plate Proof on Card (10X1TC4-10X2TC4)Providence R.I., 5c-10c Brown Carmine, Trial Color Plate Proof on Card (10X1TC4-10X2TC4). Complete sheet of twelve on 147 x 108mm card, showing full plate sinkage area, fresh and bright color, Very Fine, scarce complete sheet

3,750
1,600
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