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Sale 1162 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday-Wednesday, 25-26 July, 2017

Category — Essays and Proofs

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1
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Sale Number 1162, Lot Number 1, Essays and Proofs10c Orange Vermilion, Large Die Trial Color Proof on India (2TC1aj), 10c Orange Vermilion, Large Die Trial Color Proof on India (2TC1aj)10c Orange Vermilion, Large Die Trial Color Proof on India (2TC1aj). 41 x 53mm, with cross-hatching, rich color, Very Fine, with 2015 P.S.E. certificate

1,000
325
2
E
Sale Number 1162, Lot Number 2, Essays and ProofsDanforth, Bald & Co., 3c Die Essay on White Glazed, Single Line Frame (11-E12d), Danforth, Bald & Co., 3c Die Essay on White Glazed, Single Line Frame (11-E12d)Danforth, Bald & Co., 3c Die Essay on White Glazed, Single Line Frame (11-E12d). 56 x 65mm, pretty Scarlet color, small thin at top as most glazed paper examples have, Very Fine

750
150
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3
E
Sale Number 1162, Lot Number 3, Essays and ProofsToppan, Carpenter & Co., 5c Die Essay on Proof Paper (67-E3a), Toppan, Carpenter & Co., 5c Die Essay on Proof Paper (67-E3a)Toppan, Carpenter & Co., 5c Die Essay on Proof Paper (67-E3a). Eight, seven different colors, six with full die sinkage, measuring as large as 62 x 63mm, fresh colors, Fine-Very Fine

1,000
350
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4
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Sale Number 1162, Lot Number 4, Essays and Proofs3c Small Numeral, Plate Essay on Stamp Paper, Perforated 12, Grilled (114-E6d), 3c Small Numeral, Plate Essay on Stamp Paper, Perforated 12, Grilled (114-E6d)3c Small Numeral, Plate Essay on Stamp Paper, Perforated 12, Grilled (114-E6d). Mint N.H. block of four, rich shade, Very Fine, Scott Retail as hinged singles

320
130
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5
E
Sale Number 1162, Lot Number 5, Essays and Proofs5c Washington, Large Lettering, Large Die Essay on Proof Paper (115-E1c), 5c Washington, Large Lettering, Large Die Essay on Proof Paper (115-E1c)5c Washington, Large Lettering, Large Die Essay on Proof Paper (115-E1c). Two, 56 x 85mm in Deep Blue and 50 x 75mm in Orange Brown, both with full die sinkage, Very Fine

1,200
300
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6
E
Sale Number 1162, Lot Number 6, Essays and Proofs5c Washington, Large Lettering, Large Die Essay on Proof Paper (115-E1c), 5c Washington, Large Lettering, Large Die Essay on Proof Paper (115-E1c)5c Washington, Large Lettering, Large Die Essay on Proof Paper (115-E1c). 41 x 65mm in Dark Olive Brown, some natural paper irregularities far from design, Very Fine

600
150
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7
E
Sale Number 1162, Lot Number 7, Essays and Proofs30c Scarlet, Yellow Brown, Burgoyne Large Die Essay on India (121-E1a), 30c Scarlet, Yellow Brown, Burgoyne Large Die Essay on India (121-E1a)30c Scarlet, Yellow Brown, Burgoyne Large Die Essay on India (121-E1a). 69 x 50mm in Rose Red with imprint at bottom, intense shade, Very Fine

800
150
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8
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Sale Number 1162, Lot Number 8, Essays and Proofs90c Rose Carmine, Roosevelt Small Die Proof on Wove (166P2), 90c Rose Carmine, Roosevelt Small Die Proof on Wove (166P2)90c Rose Carmine, Roosevelt Small Die Proof on Wove (166P2). Off of card backing, deep rich color, fresh and Very Fine, with 2013 P.F. certificate

175
70
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9
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Sale Number 1162, Lot Number 9, Essays and Proofs15c Orange Brown, 30c Dull Red Brown, Large Die Trial Color Proofs on Card (189TC1d, 190TC1d), 15c Orange Brown, 30c Dull Red Brown, Large Die Trial Color Proofs on Card (189TC1d, 190TC1d)15c Orange Brown, 30c Dull Red Brown, Large Die Trial Color Proofs on Card (189TC1d, 190TC1d). Both die sunk on approximately 67 x 81mm cards, National Bank Note Co. N.Y. imprints at bottom (faint on the 30c), Very Fine pair of trial color proofs

900
300
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10
P
Sale Number 1162, Lot Number 10, Essays and Proofs1c-90c 1890-93 Issue, Small Die Proofs on Wove (219P2, 220P2-229P2), 1c-90c 1890-93 Issue, Small Die Proofs on Wove (219P2, 220P2-229P2)1c-90c 1890-93 Issue, Small Die Proofs on Wove (219P2, 220P2-229P2). Each on original gray card backing, rich colors, lacking only 2c Lake to be complete, fresh and Very Fine, approximately 85 were produced

2,200
500
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11
P
Sale Number 1162, Lot Number 11, Essays and Proofs1c-$5.00 Columbian, Plate Proof on Card (230P4-245P4), 1c-$5.00 Columbian, Plate Proof on Card (230P4-245P4)1c-$5.00 Columbian, Plate Proof on Card (230P4-245P4). Large margins (3c and 10c each with one margin close), attractive colors, 1c with tiny black marks in right margin, 50c with red offset just showing thru, otherwise a Very Fine set

2,110
750
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12
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Sale Number 1162, Lot Number 12, Essays and Proofs2c, 5c Olympic Games Issues, Photographic Essays (718E-719E), 2c, 5c Olympic Games Issues, Photographic Essays (718E-719E)2c, 5c Olympic Games Issues, Photographic Essays (718E-719E). Eight different designs measuring approximately 75 x 85mm, designs show Goddess Nike, wrestling, javelin, hurdles and discus, none of which resemble the issued designs which were done by a completely different designer, Very Fine, excellent collateral material for the exhibitor

E. 400-500
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13
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Sale Number 1162, Lot Number 13, Essays and Proofs1934 National Parks Engravings, Harry L. Peckmore Die Proofs, 1934 National Parks Engravings, Harry L. Peckmore Die Proofs1934 National Parks Engravings, Harry L. Peckmore Die Proofs. Complete set of ten large-size engravings of images used on stamps, prepared for H. L. Lindquist for Stamps magazine, Very Fine, a great collateral item for the National Parks collector and seldom offered for sale

E. 500-750
550
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14
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Sale Number 1162, Lot Number 14, Essays and Proofs1944 Armed Forces "Postage Free" Essays, 1944 Armed Forces "Postage Free" Essays1944 Armed Forces "Postage Free" Essays. Three progressive essays created ca. World War II showing faces of three different armed service branch soldiers on map of United States, one essay with just vignette on wove, another completed design with frame and vignette on wove with manuscript "To Frank with best wishes E.R. Grove", last is completed design die sunk on card measuring 148 x 202mm and signed "E.R. Grove '44", Very Fine and quite attractive

E. 500-750
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15
E
Essays and Proofs Balance. Thirteen items, including Nos. 11-E10b (two, cut down), 69-E1b (3), 69-E2a (3), blocks of four of Nos. 69P3, 71P3 and 72P4, two large portraits of Washington (probably Revenue-related), overall fresh and Very Fine

E. 500-750
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Sale Number 1162, Lot Number 16, Essays and Proofs1920 H. L. Peckmore & Son, Plate Essay on Wove in Violet, 1920 H. L. Peckmore & Son, Plate Essay on Wove in Violet1920 H. L. Peckmore & Son, Plate Essay on Wove in Violet. Complete sheet of 50 with imprint at bottom, Washington vignette with "Specimen" and "Postage" labels, gummed with some slight offset, some minor inking flaws, Very Fine

E. 300-400
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