VERY FINE. A RARE AND DESIRABLE SET OF LARGE DIE PROOFS FOR THE 1923 AIR POST ISSUE, SCOTT C4-C6.
According to the American Air Mail Catalogue only five sets of large die proofs are known. Scott Retail as normal unsigned.
VERY FINE SET OF SIGNED LARGE DIE PROOFS FOR THE 1926-27 MAP AND PLANES AIR POST ISSUE.
The American Air Mail Catalogue states six sets are known. Scott Retail as normal unsigned
VERY FINE. A RARE COMPLETE SET OF ALL FIVE COLORS OF THE "UNPAID POSTAGE" POSTAGE DUE ESSAYS.
This is the first time since keeping computerized records that we have offered a complete set.
VERY FINE-EXTREMELY FINE. A RARE GROUP OF THE ONE-CENT TO 90-CENT OFFICIAL ATLANTA TRIAL COLOR PROOFS.
The Atlanta trial color plate proofs on card were prepared for display at the 1881 International Cotton Exposition in Atlanta. Only one sheet in each color was printed.
This set is complete except for the 28 dollar-value State Department stamps, which catalogue $1,000.00 apiece. Most previous offerings by our firm are either nearly complete (such as the Sheriff set) or substantially incomplete to the point where they are offered by department.
VERY FINE AND EXTREMELY RARE COMPLETE SET OF GOODALL TRIAL COLOR SMALL DIE NEWSPAPER PROOFS. PROBABLY FEWER THAN A HALF-DOZEN SETS EXIST.
In 1879, President Albert G. Goodall of the American Bank Note Company, successor to the Continental Bank Note Company, ordered sets of small die proofs for display purposes. Complete sets are rare -- we have offered only one other since 1998.
Scott Retail value has not changed in over 15 years.
VERY FINE APPEARANCE. AN EXTREMELY RARE GROUP OF PARCEL POST PANAMA-PACIFIC SMALL DIE PROOFS.
Approximately three full sets are known to exist.