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Sale 1113 — United States Essays and Proofs

Sale Date — Tuesday, 17 November, 2015

Category — 1898 Trans-Mississippi and 1901 Pan American Issues

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2389
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Sale Number 1113, Lot Number 2389, 1898 Trans-Mississippi and 1901 Pan American Issues1c-$2.00 Trans-Mississippi, Bi-Color Large Die Proofs on India (285E8a-293E7a), 1c-$2.00 Trans-Mississippi, Bi-Color Large Die Proofs on India (285E8a-293E7a)1c-$2.00 Trans-Mississippi, Bi-Color Large Die Proofs on India (285E8a-293E7a). 1c, 2c and 8c not hybrids, others hybrids, on approximately 80 x 70mm cards with full die sinkage, rich colors, Very Fine set

3,125
2,800
2390
P
Sale Number 1113, Lot Number 2390, 1898 Trans-Mississippi and 1901 Pan American Issues1c-$2.00 Trans-Mississippi, Large Die Proofs on India (285P1-293P1), 1c-$2.00 Trans-Mississippi, Large Die Proofs on India (285P1-293P1)1c-$2.00 Trans-Mississippi, Large Die Proofs on India (285P1-293P1). On approximately 97 x 75mm cards with full die sinkage, bright colors

VERY FINE AND ATTRACTIVE SET OF LARGE DIE PROOFS OF THE TRANS-MISSISSIPPI ISSUE.

The single color large die proofs are rarer than the bicolor proofs. This size is highly exhibitable

6,200
5,250
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2391
P
Sale Number 1113, Lot Number 2391, 1898 Trans-Mississippi and 1901 Pan American Issues1c-$2.00 Trans-Mississippi, Small Die Proofs on Wove (285P2-293P2), 1c-$2.00 Trans-Mississippi, Small Die Proofs on Wove (285P2-293P2)1c-$2.00 Trans-Mississippi, Small Die Proofs on Wove (285P2-293P2). Complete set, each on original gray card backing, brilliant colors throughout

VERY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL COMPLETE SET OF THE 1898 TRANS-MISSISSIPPI SMALL DIE PROOFS FROM A ROOSEVELT PRESENTATION ALBUM.

It is believed that only 85 Roosevelt albums were produced, from which all known Small Die Proofs on wove originate.

5,200
5,000
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2392
S
Sale Number 1113, Lot Number 2392, 1898 Trans-Mississippi and 1901 Pan American Issues1c-$2.00 Trans-Mississippi, Specimen Ovpt. Ty. E (285SE-293SE), 1c-$2.00 Trans-Mississippi, Specimen Ovpt. Ty. E (285SE-293SE)1c-$2.00 Trans-Mississippi, Specimen Ovpt. Ty. E (285SE-293SE). Original gum, h.r., rich colors, few faults including $1.00 thin spots at top and $2.00 diagonal crease, Fine appearing set

3,150
1,400
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2393
P
Sale Number 1113, Lot Number 2393, 1898 Trans-Mississippi and 1901 Pan American Issues1c-10c Pan-American, Large Die Proofs on India (294P1-299P1), 1c-10c Pan-American, Large Die Proofs on India (294P1-299P1)1c-10c Pan-American, Large Die Proofs on India (294P1-299P1). On approximately 200 x 150mm cards with full die sinkage, deep rich colors as fresh as the day they were printed

EXTREMELY FINE. AN ABSOLUTELY PRISTINE SET OF THE PAN-AMERICAN LARGE DIE PROOFS. EASILY ONE OF THE FINEST SETS IN EXISTENCE.

This set of die proofs stands out as one of the freshest, brightest sets we have ever encountered

3,450
3,500
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2394
P
Sale Number 1113, Lot Number 2394, 1898 Trans-Mississippi and 1901 Pan American Issues1c-10c Pan-American, Small Die Proofs on Wove (294P2-299P2), 1c-10c Pan-American, Small Die Proofs on Wove (294P2-299P2)1c-10c Pan-American, Small Die Proofs on Wove (294P2-299P2). Complete set, on original gray card backing which is not visible around proofs, cards with some thinning (wove paper is intact), Very Fine, approximately 85 sets were produced

3,450
1,700
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