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

Sale Date — Friday, 12 May, 2017

Category — Columbian, Trans-Mississippi, Pan American and Later Issues Essays and Proofs

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
4204
P
Sale Number 1158, Lot Number 4204, Columbian, Trans-Mississippi, Pan American and Later Issues Essays and Proofs[$4.00 Columbian], Queen Isabella of Castile, Large Die Proof on India (244-E), [$4.00 Columbian], Queen Isabella of Castile, Large Die Proof on India (244-E)[$4.00 Columbian], Queen Isabella of Castile, Large Die Proof on India (244-E). 115 x 147mm India mounted on 242 x 300mm thin card, with "Queen Isabella of Castile" imprint, minor toning at corners from mount, Very Fine and very unusual, the facial portrait was used for the design of the $4.00 Columbian, this shows considerably more of her, an excellent frontispiece for a Columbian collection

E. 500-750
850
4205
P
Sale Number 1158, Lot Number 4205, Columbian, Trans-Mississippi, Pan American and Later Issues Essays and Proofs[$5.00 Columbian], Liberty Proof on India (245-E), [$5.00 Columbian], Liberty Proof on India (245-E)[$5.00 Columbian], Liberty Proof on India (245-E). 57 x 80mm with rounded corners, portrait is similar to that used for the portrait to the left of Columbus on the $5.00 Columbian except the shield has an eagle on the issued stamp and a staff is substituted for the fasces in her left hand, Very Fine, a fascinating portrait and interesting collateral item, apparently this design was also used for a piece of Hungarian paper money printed 50 years before the Columbian Issue

E. 200-300
225
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4206
P
Sale Number 1158, Lot Number 4206, Columbian, Trans-Mississippi, Pan American and Later Issues Essays and Proofs1c-$5.00 Columbian, Plate Proofs on Card (230P4-245P4), 1c-$5.00 Columbian, Plate Proofs on Card (230P4-245P4)1c-$5.00 Columbian, Plate Proofs on Card (230P4-245P4). Full to large margins, fresh set, four values with light color "bleed" on their backs (does not show on fronts), otherwise Very Fine

2,110
900
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4207°
 
Sale Number 1158, Lot Number 4207, Columbian, Trans-Mississippi, Pan American and Later Issues Essays and Proofs1c-$2.00 Trans-Mississippi, Bi-Color Essays on India (285E-293E), 1c-$2.00 Trans-Mississippi, Bi-Color Essays on India (285E-293E)1c-$2.00 Trans-Mississippi, Bi-Color Essays on India (285E-293E). On approximately 152 x 118mm cards with full die sinkage, deep rich colors, 2c tiny toned speck at top, $2.00 some slight toning

EXTREMELY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL AND RARE SET OF THE TRANS-MISSISSIPPI BI-COLOR ESSAYS.

Of the 166 sets printed in these colors, many were hybrids. The set offered here are all die sunk and in fresh condition.

Ex Long

4,950
2,400
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4208°
P
Sale Number 1158, Lot Number 4208, Columbian, Trans-Mississippi, Pan American and Later Issues Essays and Proofs1c-$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 200 x 125mm cards with full die sinkage, bright colors, few insignificant toned spots

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

This is one of the nicer sets we have offered. Ex Hansen.

7,950
3,500
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4209°
P
Sale Number 1158, Lot Number 4209, Columbian, Trans-Mississippi, Pan American and Later Issues Essays and Proofs1c-$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

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.

6,750
3,750
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4210
P
Sale Number 1158, Lot Number 4210, Columbian, Trans-Mississippi, Pan American and Later Issues Essays and Proofs1c-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 203 x 152mm cards with full die sinkage, blue control nos. on back (15764, 16187, 16514, 16624, 16853, 17086), rich colors, paper hinges on back

FRESH AND VERY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL AND HIGHLY EXHIBITABLE SET OF LARGE DIE PROOFS FOR THE PAN-AMERICAN EXPOSITION ISSUE.

This is one of the freshest sets we have ever encountered. They are especially desirable with the blue control numbers on back. Ex Hansen

3,450
1,500
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4211°
P
Sale Number 1158, Lot Number 4211, Columbian, Trans-Mississippi, Pan American and Later Issues Essays and Proofs1c-$5.00 1902-03 Issue, Small Die Proofs on Wove (300P2-313P2), 1c-$5.00 1902-03 Issue, Small Die Proofs on Wove (300P2-313P2)1c-$5.00 1902-03 Issue, Small Die Proofs on Wove (300P2-313P2). Complete set, rich colors, each on original gray card backing, 50c slightly oxidized

VERY FINE AND CHOICE. A SCARCE COMPLETE SET OF THE 1902 ISSUE FROM A ROOSEVELT PRESENTATION ALBUM.

Only 85 presentation albums were prepared.

4,275
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