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

Plate Proofs (these were not regularly issued by the B.E.P., and only the 1c, 2c, 6c, $2.00 and $5.00 were released as plate proofs)
Lot Sym. Lot Description  
242 Pbl 1c Blue, Plate Proof on Card (247P4).> Right imprint and plate no. 2 block of eight, large margins, radiant color, Very Fine and choice, Scott Retail as plate block and two singles1c Blue, Plate Proof on Card (247P4). Right imprint and plate no. 2 block of eight, large margins, radiant color, Very Fine and choice, Scott Retail as plate block and two singles (Image)

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1,150.00

SOLD for $2,000.00
Will close during Public Auction
243 Pbl 2c Pink, Ty. I, Plate Proof on Card (248P4).> Right imprint and plate no. 10 block of ten, vibrant color, large margins, Very Fine and choice, Scott Retail as plate block and four singles2c Pink, Ty. I, Plate Proof on Card (248P4). Right imprint and plate no. 10 block of ten, vibrant color, large margins, Very Fine and choice, Scott Retail as plate block and four singles (Image)

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1,350.00

SOLD for $2,600.00
Will close during Public Auction
244 Pbl 6c Brown, Plate Proof on Card (256P4).> Bottom imprint and plate no. 28 block of twelve with bottom right corner margin, huge margins, brilliant color<><>^VERY FINE AND CHOICE. A VERY RARE PLATE BLOCK OF THE
6-CENT BUREAU ISSUE PLATE PROOF ON CARD.6c Brown, Plate Proof on Card (256P4). Bottom imprint and plate no. 28 block of twelve with bottom right corner margin, huge margins, brilliant color

VERY FINE AND CHOICE. A VERY RARE PLATE BLOCK OF THE 6-CENT BUREAU ISSUE PLATE PROOF ON CARD.

We have previously offered a plate block from the top position. These two may be unique. Scott Retail as a plate block, block of four and two singles (Image)

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6,550.00

SOLD for $7,000.00
Will close during Public Auction
245 Pbl $2.00 Dark Blue, Plate Proof on Card (262P4).> Right arrow block of four, large margins, deep rich color, Very Fine and choice, a beautiful position block$2.00 Dark Blue, Plate Proof on Card (262P4). Right arrow block of four, large margins, deep rich color, Very Fine and choice, a beautiful position block (Image)

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2,750.00

SOLD for $1,600.00
Will close during Public Auction
246 Pbl $2.00 Dark Blue, Plate Proof on Card (262P4).> Bottom arrow block of four, large margins all around, intense shade and impression, faint vertical crease, Very Fine appearance, a rare plate proof position piece
and unique from this position$2.00 Dark Blue, Plate Proof on Card (262P4). Bottom arrow block of four, large margins all around, intense shade and impression, faint vertical crease, Very Fine appearance, a rare plate proof position piece and unique from this position (Image)

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2,750.00

SOLD for $1,600.00
Will close during Public Auction
247 Pbl $2.00 Dark Blue, Plate Proof on Card (262P4).> Top imprint and plate no. 84 bock of six, large margins, rich color<><>^VERY FINE AND CHOICE. A BEAUTIFUL AND RARE $2.00 BUREAU ISSUE PLATE BLOCK ON CARD.^<><>This
is an excellent opportunity to acqu$2.00 Dark Blue, Plate Proof on Card (262P4). Top imprint and plate no. 84 bock of six, large margins, rich color

VERY FINE AND CHOICE. A BEAUTIFUL AND RARE $2.00 BUREAU ISSUE PLATE BLOCK ON CARD.

This is an excellent opportunity to acquire a top position plate block of the $2.00. For the unwatermarked issue (Scott 262) the top plates were all trimmed away prior to perforating and only one plate block is recorded for the bottom position. For the watermarked issue, only five plate blocks are recorded (four from the top). (Image)

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6,250.00

SOLD for $5,500.00
Will close during Public Auction
248 Pbl $5.00 Dark Green, Plate Proof on Card (263P4).> Right arrow block of four, rich color on bright paper, large margins all around, Very Fine and choice, a scarce and desirable position multiple, all arrow
positions on the $2.00 and $5.00 are unique, ex$5.00 Dark Green, Plate Proof on Card (263P4). Right arrow block of four, rich color on bright paper, large margins all around, Very Fine and choice, a scarce and desirable position multiple, all arrow positions on the $2.00 and $5.00 are unique, ex Earl of Crawford (Image)

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2,750.00

SOLD for $1,800.00
Will close during Public Auction
249 Pbl $5.00 Dark Green, Plate Proof on Card (263P4).> Bottom arrow block of four, large margins all around, light vertical crease, Very Fine appearance, unique from this position$5.00 Dark Green, Plate Proof on Card (263P4). Bottom arrow block of four, large margins all around, light vertical crease, Very Fine appearance, unique from this position (Image)

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2,750.00

SOLD for $1,500.00
Will close during Public Auction
250 Pbl $5.00 Dark Green, Plate Proof on Card (263P4).> Top imprint and plate no. 85 block of six, large margins, gorgeous color on bright paper<><>^EXTREMELY FINE. A SUPERB TOP POSITION PLATE BLOCK OF THE $5.00 BUREAU
ISSUE ON CARD.^<><>This is an excel$5.00 Dark Green, Plate Proof on Card (263P4). Top imprint and plate no. 85 block of six, large margins, gorgeous color on bright paper

EXTREMELY FINE. A SUPERB TOP POSITION PLATE BLOCK OF THE $5.00 BUREAU ISSUE ON CARD.

This is an excellent opportunity to acquire a top position plate block of the $5.00. There are no plate blocks recorded for the unwatermarked issue (Scott 263). Also, for the unwatermarked dollar values the top plates were all trimmed away prior to perforating. (Image)

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6,250.00

SOLD for $5,750.00
Will close during Public Auction

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