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Sale 1165 — Classic Bureau Issues featuring The Dr. Irvin Heimburger and Roger Brody Collections

Sale Date — Tuesday, 24 October, 2017

Category — 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue: Essays, Proofs, Scpecimens

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
38
E
Sale Number 1165, Lot Number 38, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue: Essays, Proofs, Scpecimens(1c) Black, Vignette Only, Large Die Essay on India (285-E1), (1c) Black, Vignette Only, Large Die Essay on India (285-E1)(1c) Black, Vignette Only, Large Die Essay on India (285-E1). Die sunk on 151 x 97mm card, initial state of vignette engraving without lines in the sky or water, pencil "7 Mch 1898" notation at bottom

EXTREMELY FINE. A RARE VIGNETTE-ONLY DIE ESSAY FOR THE ONE-CENT TRANS-MISSISSIPPI ISSUE.

Power search contains only two similar essays, both from a later, more complete state of the vignette

2,500
2,000
39
E
Sale Number 1165, Lot Number 39, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue: Essays, Proofs, Scpecimens(50c) Black, Vignette Only, Large Die Essay on India (291-E5), (50c) Black, Vignette Only, Large Die Essay on India (291-E5)(50c) Black, Vignette Only, Large Die Essay on India (291-E5). 70 x 58mm, intense impression showing complete shading in mountains and sky

VERY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL VIGNETTE-ONLY DIE ESSAY FOR THE 50-CENT TRANS-MISSISSIPPI ISSUE.

This is the first vignette-only die essay of the 50c value we have offered since 2008.

3,750
3,250
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40
E
Sale Number 1165, Lot Number 40, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue: Essays, Proofs, Scpecimens1c-$2.00 Trans-Mississippi, Bi-Color Large Die Essays on India (285E8a-293E7a), 1c-$2.00 Trans-Mississippi, Bi-Color Large Die Essays on India (285E8a-293E7a)1c-$2.00 Trans-Mississippi, Bi-Color Large Die Essays on India (285E8a-293E7a). On approximately 76 x 64mm cards with full die sinkage, deep rich colors, 2c and 10c minor India paper wrinkle

VERY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL SET OF THE TRANS-MISSISSIPPI BI-COLOR ESSAYS.

Of the 166 sets printed in these colors, many were hybrids. The essays offered here are all die sunk and in fresh condition. The sizes also allow for displaying four to an album or exhibit page

4,950
3,500
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41
P
Sale Number 1165, Lot Number 41, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue: Essays, Proofs, Scpecimens1c-$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 66 x 57mm cards, bright colors, backs of cards with toning but this is not apparent on the fronts

VERY FINE. A SCARCE COMPLETE SET OF LARGE DIE PROOFS OF THE TRANS-MISSISSIPPI ISSUE.

These sizes allow for easy display on album or exhibit pages

7,950
4,250
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42
P
Sale Number 1165, Lot Number 42, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue: Essays, Proofs, Scpecimens1c-$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.

Each proof with 1990 P.F. certificate

5,200
5,000
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43
 
Sale Number 1165, Lot Number 43, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue: Essays, Proofs, Scpecimens($2.00 Trans-Mississippi) 1896 Republican National Convention Ticket, ($2.00 Trans-Mississippi) 1896 Republican National Convention Ticket($2.00 Trans-Mississippi) 1896 Republican National Convention Ticket. Complete ticket with stub, admitting bearer to the 1896 Republican National Convention in St. Louis, which nominated William McKinley for President, Very Fine, the engraving of the Eads bridge at left served as the basis for the $2.00 Trans-Mississippi vignette

E. 150-200
550
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44
S
Sale Number 1165, Lot Number 44, 1898 Trans-Mississippi Issue: Essays, Proofs, Scpecimens1c-$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 with some h.r. or disturbance, rich colors, the $1.00 particularly well-centered and Very Fine, the rest mostly Fine

3,800
1,200
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