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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 — 1901 Pan-American Issue: Essays, Proofs, Specimens

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
70
E
Sale Number 1165, Lot Number 70, 1901 Pan-American Issue: Essays, Proofs, Specimens2c Pan-American, Preliminary Pencil Drawing of Frame on Tracing Paper (295-E1), 2c Pan-American, Preliminary Pencil Drawing of Frame on Tracing Paper (295-E1)2c Pan-American, Preliminary Pencil Drawing of Frame on Tracing Paper (295-E1). 108 x 82mm design size on slightly larger tracing paper mounted on card, issued 2c stamp mounted inside blank area for vignette, signed "R. Ostrander Smith 1-9-0-0", frame is very similar to the one on issued stamp with some differences in side ornaments, upper right corner unfinished, some flaws at bottom due to the fragile nature of the paper are inconsequential

THIS IS THE UNIQUE HAND-DRAWN PRELIMINARY FRAME ESSAY BY R. OSTRANDER SMITH FOR THE 2-CENT PAN-AMERICAN ISSUE. AN OUTSTANDING ITEM OF THE ISSUE AND OF ESSAY-PROOF COLLECTING.

Ex Rosenthal

1,500
1,700
71
E
Sale Number 1165, Lot Number 71, 1901 Pan-American Issue: Essays, Proofs, Specimens4c Pan-American, India Ink Drawing of Frame on Thick White Card (296-E2), 4c Pan-American, India Ink Drawing of Frame on Thick White Card (296-E2)4c Pan-American, India Ink Drawing of Frame on Thick White Card (296-E2). On 169 x 135mm card, ink drawing of frame as adopted, issued stamp mounted at center for display

VERY FINE. THE UNIQUE HAND-DRAWN ESSAY OF THE ADOPTED FRAME FOR THE 4-CENT PAN-AMERICAN ISSUE.

Ex Price. Pencil note on back from Clarence Brazer.

1,500
1,500
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72
E
Sale Number 1165, Lot Number 72, 1901 Pan-American Issue: Essays, Proofs, Specimens5c Pan-American, India Ink Drawing of Frame on Thick White Card (297-E3), 5c Pan-American, India Ink Drawing of Frame on Thick White Card (297-E3)5c Pan-American, India Ink Drawing of Frame on Thick White Card (297-E3). On 170 x 135mm card, ink drawing of frame as adopted, bright and fresh

VERY FINE. THE UNIQUE HAND-DRAWN ESSAY OF THE ADOPTED FRAME FOR THE 5-CENT PAN-AMERICAN ISSUE.

Ex Price. Pencil note on back from Clarence Brazer.

1,500
1,500
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73
E
Sale Number 1165, Lot Number 73, 1901 Pan-American Issue: Essays, Proofs, Specimens8c Pan-American, India Ink Drawing of Frame on Thick White Card (298-E5), 8c Pan-American, India Ink Drawing of Frame on Thick White Card (298-E5)8c Pan-American, India Ink Drawing of Frame on Thick White Card (298-E5). 170 x 112mm, design of frame as adopted except "T" of "At" omitted in bottom label, Brazer's notes on back and with issued stamp mounted at center, small pinhole at bottom left

VERY FINE. THE UNIQUE HAND-DRAWN ESSAY OF THE ADOPTED FRAME FOR THE 8-CENT PAN-AMERICAN ISSUE. A WONDERFUL EXHIBITION ITEM.

Illustrated in Johl. Ex Brazer, Rosenthal and Price

1,500
1,600
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74
E
Sale Number 1165, Lot Number 74, 1901 Pan-American Issue: Essays, Proofs, Specimens10c Pan-American, India Ink Drawing of Frame on Thick White Card (299-E4), 10c Pan-American, India Ink Drawing of Frame on Thick White Card (299-E4)10c Pan-American, India Ink Drawing of Frame on Thick White Card (299-E4). 170 x 114mm, design of frame as adopted, issued stamp mounted at center, small pinhole at bottom left

VERY FINE. THE UNIQUE HAND-DRAWN ESSAY OF THE ADOPTED FRAME FOR THE 10-CENT PAN-AMERICAN ISSUE. A WONDERFUL EXHIBITION ITEM.

Ex Price. Note from Clarence Brazer on back.

1,500
1,600
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75
E
Sale Number 1165, Lot Number 75, 1901 Pan-American Issue: Essays, Proofs, Specimens8c-10c Pan-American Issue, Frame-Only Photo Essays (298-E var, 299-E var), 8c-10c Pan-American Issue, Frame-Only Photo Essays (298-E var, 299-E var)8c-10c Pan-American Issue, Frame-Only Photo Essays (298-E var, 299-E var). Four photo essays of hand-drawn frame designs signed by R. Ostrander Smith, three for 8c and one for 10c, sizes to 157 x 121mm and slightly smaller, the 10c very close to the final adopted design, Very Fine

E. 300-400
450
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76
 
Sale Number 1165, Lot Number 76, 1901 Pan-American Issue: Essays, Proofs, Specimens$10.00 1901 Issue, Legal Tender Note (Friedberg FR122), $10.00 1901 Issue, Legal Tender Note (Friedberg FR122)$10.00 1901 Issue, Legal Tender Note (Friedberg FR122). Large-size note depicting bison, Lewis & Clark and allegorical figures at sides which match the 2c Pan-American Issue frame, light quartered folds, crisp and Very Fine, a nice Pan-American collateral piece engraved by R. Ostrander Smith, many stamp designs borrowed from U.S. or obsolete currency in the first 60 years of stamp production and engravers like Smith often worked on both

E. 500-750
375
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77
P
Sale Number 1165, Lot Number 77, 1901 Pan-American Issue: Essays, Proofs, Specimens1c-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). Approximately 61 x 49mm, removed from card backing, rich colors, typical India paper translucencies, 4c small scrape, overall Very Fine, Scott Retail as die sunk on card

3,450
850
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78
P
Sale Number 1165, Lot Number 78, 1901 Pan-American Issue: Essays, Proofs, Specimens1c-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). Each on original gray card backing from a Roosevelt album, rich colors, fresh and Very Fine set, only 85 albums were produced

3,450
3,250
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79
P
Sale Number 1165, Lot Number 79, 1901 Pan-American Issue: Essays, Proofs, Specimens1c-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 from a Roosevelt presentation album, the gray page reduced and cut into three pieces with two proofs each, 2c and 8c piece with "1900" label in center, Very Fine, a fresh set which can be displayed in an album or on a page much more easily in this format, only 85 were produced

3,450
2,600
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80
S
Sale Number 1165, Lot Number 80, 1901 Pan-American Issue: Essays, Proofs, Specimens1c-10c Pan-American, "Specimen" Ovpt. Type E (294SE-299SE), 1c-10c Pan-American, "Specimen" Ovpt. Type E (294SE-299SE)1c-10c Pan-American, "Specimen" Ovpt. Type E (294SE-299SE). Complete set, each with selvage at left, lightly hinged between stamp and selvage, overprints applied horizontally, 2c natural s.e. at top, Fine and attractive set with matching selvage

1,410
550
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