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Sale 1166 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday-Thursday, 24-26 October, 2017

Category — Revenues: Essays and Proofs

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1259
TC
Sale Number 1166, Lot Number 1259, Revenues: Essays and Proofs2c Black, Proprietary, Trial Color Plate Proof on India (R13TC3a), 2c Black, Proprietary, Trial Color Plate Proof on India (R13TC3a)2c Black, Proprietary, Trial Color Plate Proof on India (R13TC3a). Block of 24, huge margins including top right corner margin, detailed impression, few small flaws normally associated with this fragile paper, Extremely Fine appearance, scarce and attractive multiple, Scott Retail as singles

1,800
400
1260
Pbl
Sale Number 1166, Lot Number 1260, Revenues: Essays and Proofs$25.00 Mortgage, Plate Proof on Card (R100P4), $25.00 Mortgage, Plate Proof on Card (R100P4)$25.00 Mortgage, Plate Proof on Card (R100P4). Block of 24, large margins all around, deep rich color, Very Fine and choice, an extremely rare multiple of the $25.00 Mortgage, the largest recorded multiple for the issued stamp is a reinforced block of twelve (perforated) and the largest proof block we have offered before is a block of four, Scott Retail as blocks of four

4,050
950
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1261
Pbl
Sale Number 1166, Lot Number 1261, Revenues: Essays and Proofs$50.00 USIR, Plate Proof on Card (R101P4), $50.00 USIR, Plate Proof on Card (R101P4)$50.00 USIR, Plate Proof on Card (R101P4). Block of 24, rich color on bright card, large margins, Very Fine and choice, the largest recorded multiple of the issued stamp is a single block of 27 (perforated, on piece) followed by a block of twelve (imperforate), the largest multiple of the proof we have ever offered is a block of four, Scott Retail as blocks of four

5,700
1,100
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1262
E
Sale Number 1166, Lot Number 1262, Revenues: Essays and Proofs$500.00 Blue, Series of 1914, Large Die Essay (R249E; Turner 150-B), $500.00 Blue, Series of 1914, Large Die Essay (R249E; Turner 150-B)$500.00 Blue, Series of 1914, Large Die Essay (R249E; Turner 150-B). Die sunk on card measuring 130 x 201mm, design missing scroll shading and numeral omitted, reverse with "840580" serial number and dated Jun. 12, 1917, Very Fine and rare

E. 500-750
500
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1263
TC
Sale Number 1166, Lot Number 1263, Revenues: Essays and ProofsFirst Issue Revenue Trial Color Proof Blocks, First Issue Revenue Trial Color Proof BlocksFirst Issue Revenue Trial Color Proof Blocks. Eight blocks of four, Nos. R3TC3, R7TC4, T13TC3, R22TC3, R51TC3 (2), R88TC3 and R99TC4b, wonderful condition except last with some slight waterstaining, fresh and Very Fine-Extremely Fine, a scarce group

3,800
650
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1264
Pbl
Sale Number 1166, Lot Number 1264, Revenues: Essays and ProofsFirst Issue Revenue Proof Blocks, First Issue Revenue Proof BlocksFirst Issue Revenue Proof Blocks. 63 blocks of four, some on India and some on card, including Nos. R1P4, R2P4, R2P3, R6P3, R18P3, R22P4, R41P3, R41P4, R46P3, R51P3, R51P4, R52P3, R56P3, R57P3, R58P3, R62P3, R65P4, R72P3, R73P4, R80P3, R85P4, R89P4, R90P4, R92P4, R93P4, R96P4, R97eP4 (some waterstaining), also including R57P3 imprint and plate no. strip of five, large margins and bright colors, fresh and Very Fine, a rare assemblage in far better condition that normally seen

14,561
3,000
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1265
P
First Issue Revenue Proofs. Stock pages containing 72 singles, 19 pairs and a strip of three, some are scarce such as Nos. R26P4, R28P4, R39P4, R43P4, R45P4, R80P3, R84P4, R97P4, R100P4 and R101P4, also includes a nice group of Trial Color proofs ($2,860.00 worth of the Scott value) such as Nos. R3TC4 pair, R3TC5, R16TC5 pair, R51TC3a, R51TC3e, R52TC3e pair and R99TC4b, fantastic condition with gorgeous colors and large margins, overall fresh and Very Fine-Extremely Fine, a fantastic group, Scott Retail as singles

10,439
2,800
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1266
P
Revenue Proof Collection. Over 100 different plate proofs, most of the value in the First Issue, which goes to the $50.00, also Second Issue to $50.00, Third Issue complete to $20.00, and Proprietary to 10c, nearly all are card proofs with an occasional India proof, catalogue values to $230.00, majority Very Fine, Scott Retail approximately

6,000
2,100
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1267
P
Sale Number 1166, Lot Number 1267, Revenues: Essays and ProofsSecond Issue Revenue Proofs, Second Issue Revenue ProofsSecond Issue Revenue Proofs. Stock pages containing 18 blocks of four, four pairs and nine singles, includes Trial Color, India and plate proofs, better items include blocks of four of R104TC5, R119P4 (2), R120P4 (2), R121P4, R126P3, R126P4, R130P3 with right imprint, and R131P3 with left imprint and plate no. sheet margin (sealed tear in selvage is barely noticeable), other notable include R126P4 pair and two singles and R131P4 single, large margins, deep rich colors, fresh and Very Fine-Extremely Fine, an attractive group

5,158
1,800
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1268
P
Sale Number 1166, Lot Number 1268, Revenues: Essays and ProofsRevenue Proofs and Essays, Revenue Proofs and EssaysRevenue Proofs and Essays. Stock pages of plate proofs and essays, including block of four of R144P4, singles of R150P3 and R150P4, RB3TC5a block of 15 with bottom imprint sheet margin, also ten Turner-listed essays such as 59A (two pairs and three singles, no duplication of colors), 76-A, 77-A (two different) and 78-B, overall fresh and Very Fine, an interesting group

E. 1,000-1,500
850
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1269
P
Private Die Proprietary Match & Medicine Proof Collection. More than 220 items in a stockbook, one full-size large die proof (RO103P1), the rest are die, plate or trial color proofs (plus a couple of essays) cut down to sizes ranging from stamp size to 35 x 35mm or larger, huge range of issues with very little duplication, a number of multiples included, some flaws to be found especially on the India paper items but many are sound and Very Fine, an interesting group with substantial catalog value, also includes the two Private Die and Match & Medicine books by Christopher West (the nom-de-plume of Elliott Perry)

E. 1,500-2,000
4,750
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