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Sale 1221 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Wednesday-Thursday, 27-28 May, 2020

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Category — Essays and Proofs, Back-of-Book

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1056
E
Sale Number 1221, Lot Number 1056, Essays and Proofs, Back-of-Book2c Brown Black, Post Office, Large Die Essay on White Ivory Paper (O48-E1c), 2c Brown Black, Post Office, Large Die Essay on White Ivory Paper (O48-E1c)2c Brown Black, Post Office, Large Die Essay on White Ivory Paper (O48-E1c). 66 x 76mm, bright color and detailed impression, fresh and Very Fine, ex Fekete

1,750
450
1057
E
Sale Number 1221, Lot Number 1057, Essays and Proofs, Back-of-Book3c Orange Red, Post Office, Die Essay on White Ivory Paper (O49-E4c), 3c Orange Red, Post Office, Die Essay on White Ivory Paper (O49-E4c)3c Orange Red, Post Office, Die Essay on White Ivory Paper (O49-E4c). 50 x 56mm, radiant color, small thin spots not affecting design (commonly found on the Ivory paper essays), Very Fine appearance, ex Fekete

1,750
300
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1058
TC
Sale Number 1221, Lot Number 1058, Essays and Proofs, Back-of-Book1c-90c Justice, Atlanta Trial Color Plate Proofs (O25TC4e-O34TC4e), 1c-90c Justice, Atlanta Trial Color Plate Proofs (O25TC4e-O34TC4e)1c-90c Justice, Atlanta Trial Color Plate Proofs (O25TC4e-O34TC4e). Complete set of blocks of four in Blue, large margins to full except 30c touched at top, Very Fine set, Scott Retail as singles

1,480
1,300
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1059
P
Sale Number 1221, Lot Number 1059, Essays and Proofs, Back-of-Book1c-$20.00 State, Plate Proofs on India, Card (O57P3-O71P3, O57P4-O71P4), 1c-$20.00 State, Plate Proofs on India, Card (O57P3-O71P3, O57P4-O71P4)1c-$20.00 State, Plate Proofs on India, Card (O57P3-O71P3, O57P4-O71P4). Complete sets, large margins to ample, Fine-Very Fine sets

881
375
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1060
Pbl
Sale Number 1221, Lot Number 1060, Essays and Proofs, Back-of-BookNewspapers & Periodicals, 2c-$60.00 1875 Issue, Plate Proofs on Card (PR9P4-PR32P4), Newspapers & Periodicals, 2c-$60.00 1875 Issue, Plate Proofs on Card (PR9P4-PR32P4)Newspapers & Periodicals, 2c-$60.00 1875 Issue, Plate Proofs on Card (PR9P4-PR32P4). Complete set in matched bottom imprint blocks of ten, full to large margins other sides, absolutely brilliant colors, the 2c, 4c, 12c and 24c with a small tear at bottom, the 10c, $12.00 and $60.00 with a small nick at bottom, otherwise very fresh

VERY FINE. A SPECTACULAR COMPLETE SET OF PLATE PROOFS ON CARD FOR THE 1875 NEWSPAPERS & PERIODICALS ISSUE, IN IMPRINT BLOCKS OF TEN.

Ex Kotanchik

E. 4,000-5,000
9,000
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1061
P
Sale Number 1221, Lot Number 1061, Essays and Proofs, Back-of-Book1c-$60.00 Newspapers & Periodicals, Plate Proofs on Card (PR5P4-PR7P4, PR9P4-PR32P4, PR81P4), 1c-$60.00 Newspapers & Periodicals, Plate Proofs on Card (PR5P4-PR7P4, PR9P4-PR32P4, PR81P4)1c-$60.00 Newspapers & Periodicals, Plate Proofs on Card (PR5P4-PR7P4, PR9P4-PR32P4, PR81P4). Large margins, rich colors, includes envelopes and 1865 and 1874 stamps, Very Fine group

528
350
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1062
P
Sale Number 1221, Lot Number 1062, Essays and Proofs, Back-of-Book1c-$60.00 Newspapers & Periodicals, Plate Proofs on India (PR57P3/PR81P3), 1c-$60.00 Newspapers & Periodicals, Plate Proofs on India (PR57P3/PR81P3)1c-$60.00 Newspapers & Periodicals, Plate Proofs on India (PR57P3/PR81P3). Complete set of 25 plus the 1c 1885 Issue, large margins, bright colors, usual small flaws as found on this fragile paper, Very Fine set

600
425
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1063
P
Sale Number 1221, Lot Number 1063, Essays and Proofs, Back-of-Book1c-$100.00 1895 Newspapers & Periodicals, Small Die Proofs on Wove (PR102P2-PR113P2), 1c-$100.00 1895 Newspapers & Periodicals, Small Die Proofs on Wove (PR102P2-PR113P2)1c-$100.00 1895 Newspapers & Periodicals, Small Die Proofs on Wove (PR102P2-PR113P2). From a Roosevelt Presentation album, mounted on gray card, fresh and Very Fine set, it is believed only 85 were produced

1,380
650
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1064
P
Sale Number 1221, Lot Number 1064, Essays and Proofs, Back-of-BookNewspapers & Periodicals, Plate Proofs Accumulation, Newspapers & Periodicals, Plate Proofs AccumulationNewspapers & Periodicals, Plate Proofs Accumulation. More than 240 items, mostly plate proofs on card with a few on India (including a pair), from 1c-$60.00, much duplication, some shade variety, also a group of Specimens, Fine-Very Fine accumulation

E. 500-750
1,100
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1065
P
Proofs Balance. Including a set of 1c-90c Bank Note plate proofs on India (145P3-155P3), also several 1893 Small Bank Note imperforate pairs, three on stamp paper and one on India, State Department $2.00-$5.00 plate proofs on card, 10c, 30c and 50c Postage Due plate proofs on card with large bottom sheet margins, finally four Large Bank Notes with "Sample" or "Sample A" overprints, overall Very Fine balance

E. 500-750
1,000
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