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

Newspapers and Periodicals Essays and Proofs
Lot Sym. Lot Description  
736 P $6.00 Ultramarine, Large Die Proof on India (PR26P1).> 61 x 71mm, rich color, pencil <<O.K. for $5. Dec. 1594, Milesi Blue-White>> at bottom, small thin spot and light crease, still Very Fine, very unusual, used
as the color model for PR109 and ap$6.00 Ultramarine, Large Die Proof on India (PR26P1). 61 x 71mm, rich color, pencil "O.K. for $5. Dec. 15/94, Milesi Blue-White" at bottom, small thin spot and light crease, still Very Fine, very unusual, used as the color model for PR109 and approved one day after the following lot (Image)

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E. 300-400

SOLD for $500.00
Will close during Public Auction
737 P $6.00 Ultramarine, Large Die Proof on India (PR26P1).> 53 x 62mm, with pencil <<Prussian Blue + 3 White Dec. 1494>> at bottom, Very Fine, rare, used as a color model for PR109 and signed one day prior to the
previous lot which was approved$6.00 Ultramarine, Large Die Proof on India (PR26P1). 53 x 62mm, with pencil "Prussian Blue + 3 White Dec. 14/94" at bottom, Very Fine, rare, used as a color model for PR109 and signed one day prior to the previous lot which was approved (Image)

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E. 300-400

SOLD for $375.00
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738 E 1c Green, Large Die Essay on India (PR102-E2).> On 34 x 49mm card, rich color, lacking shading on side lettering and numerals, few small toned spots, otherwise Very Fine, very rare Trial Color Essay1c Green, Large Die Essay on India (PR102-E2). On 34 x 49mm card, rich color, lacking shading on side lettering and numerals, few small toned spots, otherwise Very Fine, very rare Trial Color Essay (Image)

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1,250.00

SOLD for $1,000.00
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739 TC 1c Deep Scarlet, Large Die Trial Color Proof on India (PR102TC1).> 37 x 43mm, bright color, small thin spot at top, Very Fine appearance, a rare trial color proof, unlisted in <<any>> color in Scott, others of
the set catalogue $500.00 apiece1c Deep Scarlet, Large Die Trial Color Proof on India (PR102TC1). 37 x 43mm, bright color, small thin spot at top, Very Fine appearance, a rare trial color proof, unlisted in any color in Scott, others of the set catalogue $500.00 apiece (Image)

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E. 400-500

SOLD for $500.00
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740 E 2c Black, Large Die Essay on India (PR103-E1).> On 60 x 76mm card, design substantially incomplete with value lettering in pencil and notation <<more space>> at bottom, guide lines for lettering at bottom extend
well past design, Very Fine, a rare2c Black, Large Die Essay on India (PR103-E1). On 60 x 76mm card, design substantially incomplete with value lettering in pencil and notation "more space" at bottom, guide lines for lettering at bottom extend well past design, Very Fine, a rare and visually appealing Essay (Image)

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1,750.00

SOLD for $750.00
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741 E 10c Black, Large Die Essay on India (PR105-E1).> On 69 x 87mm card with full die sinkage, design substantially incomplete with value tablets blank or with pencil outlines, several pencil notations incl. <<Make
top of 1 a little larger & put on spur>10c Black, Large Die Essay on India (PR105-E1). On 69 x 87mm card with full die sinkage, design substantially incomplete with value tablets blank or with pencil outlines, several pencil notations incl. Make top of 1 a little larger & put on spur", also "Use same scroll as marked on 5c", last says "work up vignette", Very Fine, undoubtedly unique, a beautiful and desirable Essay (Image)

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1,500.00

SOLD for $1,400.00
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742 E 10c Black, Large Die Essay on India (PR105-E2).> 56 x 64mm, bright shade, with far more engraving than the previous lot but with significant portions still unfinished, signed in pencil by Lyman Ellis at bottom,
fresh and Very Fine, rare10c Black, Large Die Essay on India (PR105-E2). 56 x 64mm, bright shade, with far more engraving than the previous lot but with significant portions still unfinished, signed in pencil by Lyman Ellis at bottom, fresh and Very Fine, rare (Image)

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1,500.00

SOLD for $1,800.00
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743 E 25c Deep Red, Large Die Essay of Vignette Only on India (PR106-E1).> 68 x 82mm with full die sinkage, rich color, few thin spots or translucencies, still Very Fine, a rare and desirable Essay, this is based on
the die from the 72c Continental Bank No25c Deep Red, Large Die Essay of Vignette Only on India (PR106-E1). 68 x 82mm with full die sinkage, rich color, few thin spots or translucencies, still Very Fine, a rare and desirable Essay, this is based on the die from the 72c Continental Bank Note Co. issue, but with part of the left side of the design truncated, this Essay would still need substantial alteration before reaching the final form in which it is used, the following lot shows many of the differences, rare (Image)

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2,250.00

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744 E 25c Black, Large Die Essay on India (PR106-E2).> 51 x 61mm, bright shade, substantially more complete vignette than seen in the previous lot and with outer parts of design only partly completed, few trivial
paper translucencies away from design, Very25c Black, Large Die Essay on India (PR106-E2). 51 x 61mm, bright shade, substantially more complete vignette than seen in the previous lot and with outer parts of design only partly completed, few trivial paper translucencies away from design, Very Fine, a rare and desirable Essay, ex Braceland (Image)

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2,250.00

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745 E 25c Deep Red, Large Die Essay on India (PR106-E3).> On 66 x 91mm card with full die sinkage, with three pencil sketches at bottom showing shape and shading suggestions for engraving, fresh and Very Fine,
unlisted in Scott in this color and probably u25c Deep Red, Large Die Essay on India (PR106-E3). On 66 x 91mm card with full die sinkage, with three pencil sketches at bottom showing shape and shading suggestions for engraving, fresh and Very Fine, unlisted in Scott in this color and probably unique (Image)

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2,250.00

SOLD for $2,400.00
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746 E 25c Black, Large Die Essay on India (PR106-E4).> 56 x 69mm, bright shade, single pencil sketch at bottom showing corner of Cents label, light paper translucencies, Very Fine, a desirable Essay, very rare25c Black, Large Die Essay on India (PR106-E4). 56 x 69mm, bright shade, single pencil sketch at bottom showing corner of "Cents" label, light paper translucencies, Very Fine, a desirable Essay, very rare (Image)

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2,250.00

SOLD for $2,300.00
Will close during Public Auction

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