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2020 Rarities of the World continued...

1857-60 Issue continued...
Lot Sym. Lot Description  
69   Image90c Blue (39). Well-centered with wide and balanced margins all around, boldly struck red New York grid cancel, skillfully sealed tear from top center into vignette, visible only in fluid

EXTREMELY FINE APPEARANCE. A RARE AND HANDSOME USED EXAMPLE OF THE 90-CENT 1860 ISSUE.

Ex Dr. Puliafito. Backstamped in red (shows thru slightly). With 1998 P.F. certificate (Image)

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$ 11,000.00

SOLD for $1,400.00
Will close during Public Auction
70 Pbl Image3c-5c, 12c-90c 1875 Reprint of 1851-60 Issue, Plate Proofs on India (41P3-42P3, 44P3-47P3). Six sheets or panes of 100, all denominations of the 1851-60 Issue are present except for the 1c and 10c, each with full to large margins all around and mounted on original card, the 3c and 12c are from the new plates of 100 prepared for the 1875 Reprints, the 5c, 24c, 30c and 90c are from the original plates of 200 subjects and all show portions or traces of centerline in margin, the 5c also shows the complete first line of the Toppan, Carpenter & Co. imprint at right

EXTREMELY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL AND PRISTINE GROUP OF THE 1851-60 DESIGNS IN PLATE PROOF PANES OR SHEETS OF 100 ON INDIA PAPER. THESE ARE THE ONLY FULL INDIA PAPER SHEETS KNOWN IN PRIVATE HANDS.

At the 1967 Siegel sale of the Josiah K. Lilly collection (Part V, Sale 321), plate proof sheets or panes of all issues, from 1847 through back-of-the-book, were offered in both India paper and card format. The Lilly sheets collection came through Raymond H. Weill and was ex-Ackerman. It was originally formed from the holdings of Henry G. Mandel (India paper proofs) and the Earl of Crawford (card proofs and Mandel's India proofs). For the 1851-60 Issue, all the Lilly sheets were of 100 subjects -- meaning the 5c, 24c, 30c and 90c were actually panes of 100 from the original 200-subject plate. The India paper proofs were offered as a combined lot at the Lilly sale, after being offered separately by issue. The card proofs were offered in the same manner. Both combined lots were purchased for $98,000 hammer by a partnership of Robert A. Siegel and Raymond H. Weill. After the Lilly sale, the panes and sheets were divided in two by Siegel and Weill -- meaning all the 1851-60 proofs became either half-sheets of 50 or half-panes of 50. Half of the Lilly sheets holding went into the Bechtel collection and are now owned by a client of Sonny Hagendorf (Columbian Stamp Company). The deluxe albums containing the Lilly half-sheets were displayed in Hagendorf's booth at World Stamp Show-NY 2016. The other half was sold to a private collector who is only recently deceased, and was divided over the years into blocks, strips and singles. None of these half-panes or half-sheets are believed to remain intact.

Because of the nature of the Lilly holdings and the division of the sheets after the sale, this group of India paper panes and sheets of 100 is unique in private hands. These also originate from the Mandel holdings. Henry G. Mandel was an employee of and counterfeit expert for the American Bank Note Company. He had access to and saved many of the original proofs, samples and rejected designs from early issues and later sold his holdings to the Earl of Crawford. This group was offered in the "Isleham" Collection as a full set (Siegel Sale 662, lot 1001) and subsequently was part of the Dr. Leonard Kapiloff collection (1995 Rarities of the World, Siegel Sale 767, lot 138). After the 1995 Rarities sale the 1c and 10c values were placed separately with collectors. The remaining sheets were next offered in our 2003 Rarities sale and make their first auction appearance here in 17 years.

Ex Mandel, Earl of Crawford, "Isleham" and Dr. Kapiloff. Scott value $82,500.00 as blocks without premium for the 5c imprint

View scan of the 3c: https://siegelauctions.com/2020/1224/70-3c.jpg

View scan of the 5c: https://siegelauctions.com/2020/1224/70-5c.jpg

View scan of the 12c: https://siegelauctions.com/2020/1224/70-12c.jpg

View scan of the 24c: https://siegelauctions.com/2020/1224/70-24c.jpg

View scan of the 30c: https://siegelauctions.com/2020/1224/70-30c.jpg

View scan of the 90c: https://siegelauctions.com/2020/1224/70-90c.jpg (Image)

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Get Market Data for [United States 40P3-47P3 ]

E. $ 30,000-40,000

SOLD for $42,500.00
Will close during Public Auction
71 TC Image24c 1857 Issue, Atlanta Trial Color Proofs (45TC). Blocks of four in all five issued colors, large to huge margins all around, Extremely Fine, it is believed that only two or three sets of blocks of four exist (Image)

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$ 2,080.00

SOLD for $2,500.00
Will close during Public Auction

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