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The Whitpain Collection of United States 1894-98 Bureau Issues continued...

Essays and Proofs - $5.00
Lot Sym. Lot Description  
231 E $5.00 Black, Large Die Essay Printed Directly on Card (263-E1 var).> 153 x 200mm with full die sinkage, showing complete design but with <photographic portrait> of Marshall affixed in place of vignette using an
early version of a hinge, bottom right$5.00 Black, Large Die Essay Printed Directly on Card (263-E1 var). 153 x 200mm with full die sinkage, showing complete design but with photographic portrait of Marshall affixed in place of vignette using an early version of a hinge, bottom right corner of card clipped, some age spots of little consequence, Very Fine, an unusual essay which is unlisted in any literature (Image)

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E. 1,500-2,000

SOLD for $2,000.00
Will close during Public Auction
232 E $5.00 Black, Large Die Essay on India (263-E1).> On 68 x 131mm card with full die sinkage, bright shade, pencil instructions to <<Take up roll and make plate Oct. 1094 TFM>>, part of punch holes at far left edge
of card, Very Fine, an extremely ra$5.00 Black, Large Die Essay on India (263-E1). On 68 x 131mm card with full die sinkage, bright shade, pencil instructions to "Take up roll and make plate Oct. 10/94 TFM", part of punch holes at far left edge of card, Very Fine, an extremely rare and desirable essay, we have sold one other, which had a lightened ms. line thru the design, in our Lake Shore sale, ex Brazer (Image)

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2,750.00

SOLD for $1,300.00
Will close during Public Auction
233 E $5.00 Black, Large Die Essay on India (263-E2).> On 62 x 128mm card with full die sinkage, pencil instructions for touching up the design incl. cut and line, also with ms. instructions <<When O.K. Blue, Purple,
Green, Lake, Vermilion, Rich Brown$5.00 Black, Large Die Essay on India (263-E2). On 62 x 128mm card with full die sinkage, pencil instructions for touching up the design incl. "cut" and "line", also with ms. instructions "When O.K. Blue, Purple, Green, Lake, Vermilion, Rich Brown", intense shade, light horizontal crease

VERY FINE AND CHOICE. A UNIQUE ESSAY FOR THE $5.00 MARSHALL, WITH LAST-MINUTE INSTRUCTIONS TO FINALIZE THE DESIGN AND ALSO WITH INSTRUCTIONS FOR WHICH COLORS TO USE FOR THE COLOR-TRIAL STAGE THAT FOLLOWED.

Ex Brazer. (Image)

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3,250.00

SOLD for $1,900.00
Will close during Public Auction
234 TC $5.00 Orange Brown, Large Die Trial Color Proof on India (263TC1).> On 72 x 164mm card with full die sinkage, partially inked 63 die no. at bottom, radiant color, fresh and Very Fine, scarce$5.00 Orange Brown, Large Die Trial Color Proof on India (263TC1). On 72 x 164mm card with full die sinkage, partially inked "63" die no. at bottom, radiant color, fresh and Very Fine, scarce (Image)

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1,500.00

SOLD for $800.00
Will close during Public Auction
235 TC $5.00 Brown Red, Large Die Trial Color Proof on India (263TC1).> On 72 x 164mm card with full die sinkage, brilliant color, Very Fine and choice, a beautiful Trial Color Proof, this looks more like Chestnut to
us but we have classified it according t$5.00 Brown Red, Large Die Trial Color Proof on India (263TC1). On 72 x 164mm card with full die sinkage, brilliant color, Very Fine and choice, a beautiful Trial Color Proof, this looks more like Chestnut to us but we have classified it according to its closest fit in Scott Catalogue (Image)

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1,500.00

SOLD for $1,000.00
Will close during Public Auction
236 TC $5.00 Red Brown, Large Die Trial Color Proof on India (263TC1).> On 151 x 202mm card with full die sinkage, faint albino impression of 63 die no. at bottom, mostly complete strike of red Received Third Asst.
P.M. Genl. P.O.D. Dec. 24, 1897 double$5.00 Red Brown, Large Die Trial Color Proof on India (263TC1). On 151 x 202mm card with full die sinkage, faint albino impression of "63" die no. at bottom, mostly complete strike of red "Received Third Asst. P.M. Genl. P.O.D. Dec. 24, 1897" double-circle datestamp on back, card with some soiling, otherwise Very Fine, scarce (Image)

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1,500.00

SOLD for $850.00
Will close during Public Auction
237 TC $5.00 Gray Black, Large Die Trial Color Proof on India (263TC1).> On 150 x 202mm card with full die sinkage, trace of albino 63 die no. at bottom, red Received Third ...Genl. P.O.D. Dec. 24, 1897 double-circle
datestamp on back, card with some sl$5.00 Gray Black, Large Die Trial Color Proof on India (263TC1). On 150 x 202mm card with full die sinkage, trace of albino "63" die no. at bottom, red "Received Third ...Genl. P.O.D. Dec. 24, 1897" double-circle datestamp on back, card with some slight soiling, otherwise Very Fine, scarce (Image)

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1,500.00

SOLD for $800.00
Will close during Public Auction
238 TC $5.00 Dull Violet, Large Die Trial Color Proof on India (263TC1).> On 152 x 202mm card with full die sinkage, trace of albino 63 die no. at bottom, complete strike of red Received Third Asst. P.M. Genl. P.O.D.
Dec. 24, 1897 double-circle datestam$5.00 Dull Violet, Large Die Trial Color Proof on India (263TC1). On 152 x 202mm card with full die sinkage, trace of albino "63" die no. at bottom, complete strike of red "Received Third Asst. P.M. Genl. P.O.D. Dec. 24, 1897" double-circle datestamp on back, card with some slight soiling, otherwise Very Fine, especially desirable with the complete backstamp (Image)

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1,500.00

SOLD for $800.00
Will close during Public Auction
239 TC $5.00 Olive Green, Large Die Trial Color Proof on India (263TC1).> On 151 x 202mm card with full die sinkage, trace of albino 63 die no. at bottom, virtually complete strike of red Received Third Asst. P.M.
Genl. P.O.D. Dec. 24, 1897 double-circl$5.00 Olive Green, Large Die Trial Color Proof on India (263TC1). On 151 x 202mm card with full die sinkage, trace of albino "63" die no. at bottom, virtually complete strike of red "Received Third Asst. P.M. Genl. P.O.D. Dec. 24, 1897" double-circle datestamp on back, card with some soiling, otherwise Very Fine, scarce (Image)

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1,500.00

SOLD for $800.00
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240 TC $5.00 Black, Large Die Trial Color Proof Printed Directly on Card (263TC1).> 116 x 159mm with full die sinkage, trace of albino 63 die no. at bottom, Very Fine and choice, scarce, probably from a set prepared on
April 22, 1898, ex Earl of Crawford,$5.00 Black, Large Die Trial Color Proof Printed Directly on Card (263TC1). 116 x 159mm with full die sinkage, trace of albino "63" die no. at bottom, Very Fine and choice, scarce, probably from a set prepared on April 22, 1898, ex Earl of Crawford, Scott Retail as on India (Image)

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1,500.00

SOLD for $800.00
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241 P $5.00 Dark Green, Large Die Proof on India (263P1).> On 61 x 122mm card with full die sinkage, beautiful color, pencil <<O.K. to harden>> at bottom, completely lacking any trace of die no. at bottom, Very Fine
and choice, Scott Retail with no premi$5.00 Dark Green, Large Die Proof on India (263P1). On 61 x 122mm card with full die sinkage, beautiful color, pencil "O.K. to harden" at bottom, completely lacking any trace of die no. at bottom, Very Fine and choice, Scott Retail with no premium for the notation (Image)

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650.00

SOLD for $500.00
Will close during Public Auction

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