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Sale 1158 — The Vaquero Collection of U.S. Essays and Proofs

Sale Date — Friday, 12 May, 2017

Category — 1869 Issue, 15c Landing of Columbus Essays (Scott 118-E, 129-E)

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Sale Number 1158, Lot Number 4078, 1869 Issue, 15c Landing of Columbus Essays (Scott 118-E, 129-E)15c Scarlet, Small Numeral, Large Die Essay on India (118-E3; formerly 118-E1c), 15c Scarlet, Small Numeral, Large Die Essay on India (118-E3; formerly 118-E1c)15c Scarlet, Small Numeral, Large Die Essay on India (118-E3; formerly 118-E1c). 32 x 40mm, with die imprint at bottom, small thin spot at top

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. AN EXTREMELY RARE EXAMPLE OF THIS STRIKING 1869 PICTORIAL ESSAY IN SCARLET.

This is the only example in this color we have offered since keeping computerized records. Ex Dr. Heimburger. Scott Retail as die sunk on card

5,000
0
4079
P
Sale Number 1158, Lot Number 4079, 1869 Issue, 15c Landing of Columbus Essays (Scott 118-E, 129-E)15c Ultramarine, Ty. III, Large Die Proof on India, Red "15" Overprint (129-E1a), 15c Ultramarine, Ty. III, Large Die Proof on India, Red "15" Overprint (129-E1a)15c Ultramarine, Ty. III, Large Die Proof on India, Red "15" Overprint (129-E1a). 41 x 47mm, rich colors, few thin spots, small internal tear at left away from design, otherwise Very Fine, we have only been able to locate two in this color combination, ex "Lake Shore"

3,500
550
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4080
P
Sale Number 1158, Lot Number 4080, 1869 Issue, 15c Landing of Columbus Essays (Scott 118-E, 129-E)15c Violet, Ty. III, Large Die Proof on India, Red "15" Overprint (129-E1a), 15c Violet, Ty. III, Large Die Proof on India, Red "15" Overprint (129-E1a)15c Violet, Ty. III, Large Die Proof on India, Red "15" Overprint (129-E1a). 27 x 31mm, vivid colors, thin spots, appears Very Fine, this is the only example we have offered in this color combination since keeping computerized records and our extensive PDF archive of old auction catalogues does not contain any others

3,500
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4081
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Sale Number 1158, Lot Number 4081, 1869 Issue, 15c Landing of Columbus Essays (Scott 118-E, 129-E)15c Dark Red Brown, Ty. III, Large Die Proof on India, Blue Green "15" Overprint (129-E1c), 15c Dark Red Brown, Ty. III, Large Die Proof on India, Blue Green "15" Overprint (129-E1c)15c Dark Red Brown, Ty. III, Large Die Proof on India, Blue Green "15" Overprint (129-E1c). 39 x 38mm, lovely colors, few small thin spots, appears Very Fine, we have only been able to locate two in this color combination in our extensive digital records

3,500
550
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4082°
E
Sale Number 1158, Lot Number 4082, 1869 Issue, 15c Landing of Columbus Essays (Scott 118-E, 129-E)15c Red Brown, Frame Only, Perforated Essay on Pink Tinted Paper (118-E5; formerly 129-E2a), 15c Red Brown, Frame Only, Perforated Essay on Pink Tinted Paper (118-E5; formerly 129-E2a)15c Red Brown, Frame Only, Perforated Essay on Pink Tinted Paper (118-E5; formerly 129-E2a). Paper with true Pink color which is especially noticeable when viewed from the back, rich color

VERY FINE AND CHOICE. THIS UNUSUAL PERFORATED ESSAY ON PINK PAPER IS LIKELY UNIQUE.

Ex Long. With 2008 P.F. certificate opining that this is privately perforated

3,750
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