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

Essays and Proofs - 6-Cent thru 10-Cent
Lot Sym. Lot Description  
173 E 6c Dim Dusky Red, Large Die Essay on India (256-E2).> On 72 x 77mm card with full die sinkage, faint impression of American die imprint and with pencil <<Amer. imprint on Bureau proof>> and also with ms. X,
small toned spot to left of design, Ver6c Dim Dusky Red, Large Die Essay on India (256-E2). On 72 x 77mm card with full die sinkage, faint impression of American die imprint and with pencil "Amer. imprint on Bureau proof" and also with ms. "X", small toned spot to left of design, Very Fine appearance (Image)

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1,000.00

SOLD for $400.00
Will close during Public Auction
174 E 6c Dim Dusky Red, Large Die Essay on India (256-E2).> On 71 x 75mm card with full die sinkage, rich color, pencil <efore recut, Engr. by Chas. Skinner 1894>>, fresh and Very Fine, a beautiful essay6c Dim Dusky Red, Large Die Essay on India (256-E2). On 71 x 75mm card with full die sinkage, rich color, pencil "Before recut, Engr. by Chas. Skinner 1894", fresh and Very Fine, a beautiful essay (Image)

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1,000.00

SOLD for $375.00
Will close during Public Auction
175 TC 6c Dark Brown, Large Die Trial Color Proof on India (256TC1).> On 141 x 193mm card with full die sinkage, bright shade, albino impression of American die imprint, fresh and Very Fine, ex Wunderlich6c Dark Brown, Large Die Trial Color Proof on India (256TC1). On 141 x 193mm card with full die sinkage, bright shade, albino impression of American die imprint, fresh and Very Fine, ex Wunderlich (Image)

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1,000.00

SOLD for $375.00
Will close during Public Auction
176 P 6c Lake, Large Die Proof on India (282P1).> On 73 x 74mm card with full die sinkage, bright shade which is slightly lighter than the previous lot, Very Fine and choice, ex Brazer6c Lake, Large Die Proof on India (282P1). On 73 x 74mm card with full die sinkage, bright shade which is slightly lighter than the previous lot, Very Fine and choice, ex Brazer (Image)

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700.00

SOLD for $225.00
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177 P 6c Lake, Large Die Proof on India (282P1).> On 70 x 75mm card with full die sinkage, deep rich color in a slightly different shade than the issued stamp (but not enough of a difference for us to call this a
trial color), fresh and Very Fine, ex Braze6c Lake, Large Die Proof on India (282P1). On 70 x 75mm card with full die sinkage, deep rich color in a slightly different shade than the issued stamp (but not enough of a difference for us to call this a trial color), fresh and Very Fine, ex Brazer (Image)

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700.00

SOLD for $275.00
Will close during Public Auction
178 P 6c Brown, 10c Green, 15c Dark Blue, Large Die Proofs on India (256P1, 258P1, 259P1).> On approximately 75 x 75mm cards with full die sinkage, each with ms. <<O.K. to harden T.F.M.>, first with tiny corner flaw
at edge of card at bottom left, still6c Brown, 10c Green, 15c Dark Blue, Large Die Proofs on India (256P1, 258P1, 259P1). On approximately 75 x 75mm cards with full die sinkage, each with ms. "O.K. to harden T.F.M.", first with tiny corner flaw at edge of card at bottom left, still fresh and Very Fine, ex Brazer, Scott Retail with no premium for the instructions and signatures (Image)

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825.00

SOLD for $550.00
Will close during Public Auction
179 P 6c-10c 1894 Bureau Issue, Large Die Proofs on India (256P1-258P1).> On approximately 120 x 155mm cards with full die sinkage, each <signed by James Kennedy> who was the engraver, few toned spots, otherwise Very
Fine, also accompanied by greeting card6c-10c 1894 Bureau Issue, Large Die Proofs on India (256P1-258P1). On approximately 120 x 155mm cards with full die sinkage, each signed by James Kennedy who was the engraver, few toned spots, otherwise Very Fine, also accompanied by greeting card from James Kennedy to his associates from 1927, when he was 82 years old -- Kennedy was first with A.B.N. Co. then moved to the Bureau briefly, in the late 1890's he returned to A.B.N. where he continued to work until 1928, Scott Retail with no premium for the signatures (Image)

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800.00

SOLD for $425.00
Will close during Public Auction
180 TC 8c Blue Green, Large Die Trial Color Proof on India (225TC1).> 46 x 55mm, bright shade, pencil 70 at bottom added by Bureau of Engraving and Printing, Very Fine, attractive proof likely pulled by the B.E.P. from
the old American Bank Note Co. die b8c Blue Green, Large Die Trial Color Proof on India (225TC1). 46 x 55mm, bright shade, pencil "70" at bottom added by Bureau of Engraving and Printing, Very Fine, attractive proof likely pulled by the B.E.P. from the old American Bank Note Co. die before any alterations (Image)

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E. 200-300

SOLD for $225.00
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181 E 8c Dusky Red Violet, Large Die Essay on India (257-E1).> On 65 x 82mm card with full die sinkage and American die imprint, pencil <efore eng.>> and also signed by James Kennedy and with <<1894>>, Very Fine, ex
Brazer8c Dusky Red Violet, Large Die Essay on India (257-E1). On 65 x 82mm card with full die sinkage and American die imprint, pencil "Before eng." and also signed by James Kennedy and with "1894", Very Fine, ex Brazer (Image)

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1,000.00

SOLD for $700.00
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182 TC 8c Black, Large Die Trial Color Proof on India (257TC1).> 77 x 71mm, with blue 49728 control no. on back applied inverted in relation to design, Very Fine, scarce, only three are recorded8c Black, Large Die Trial Color Proof on India (257TC1). 77 x 71mm, with blue "49728" control no. on back applied inverted in relation to design, Very Fine, scarce, only three are recorded (Image)

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1,250.00

SOLD for $750.00
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183 P 8c Violet Brown, Large Die Proof on India (257P1).> 60 x 65mm and mounted on 70 x 80mm card, with ms. <<2 parts Ultra Blue, 5 parts Carmine Lake, 1 Zinc White>> at bottom, tear at top extends thru design,
otherwise Very Fine, scarce and especially8c Violet Brown, Large Die Proof on India (257P1). 60 x 65mm and mounted on 70 x 80mm card, with ms. "2 parts Ultra Blue, 5 parts Carmine Lake, 1 Zinc White" at bottom, tear at top extends thru design, otherwise Very Fine, scarce and especially desirable with the notation, ex Brazer, Scott Catalogue value has remained unchanged since at least the Brazer sale in 1990, Scott Retail with no premium for the notation (Image)

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275.00

SOLD for $200.00
Will close during Public Auction

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