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Robert A. Siegel Auction Galleries, Inc. Sale: 1209

United States
Essays, Proofs and Specimens: 1845 thru 1869 Issue

Sale No: 1209
Lot No: 1012
Symbol: E
Cat No: 72-E5b

image Toppan, Carpenter & Co., 90c Blue, Die Essay on India (72-E5b). Die sunk on 80 x 84mm card with full die sinkage, deep rich color

VERY FINE. THIS IS ONE OF ONLY TWO EXAMPLES OF THE 90-CENT TOPPAN, CARPENTER 1861 ISSUE ESSAY DIE SUNK ON CARD KNOWN TO US. A RARE AND DESIRABLE CLASSIC ESSAY.

Ex Finkelburg, "Lake Shore" and Hansen. (Image)

$ 2,500.00

Openings not Provided
Sold...US$ 1,400.00


Closed..Oct-22-2019, 10:52:18 EST
Sold For 1400

Sale No: 1209
Lot No: 1013
Symbol: EBL
Cat No: 72-E7e

image 90c Blue, First Design, Plate Essay on India (72-E7e, formerly 62P3). Block of four, full to large margins all around, rich color, small faint translucency at top as typical with this fragile paper, Very Fine and extremely rare, this is believed to be the only block extant, ex Finkelburg and DuPuy, Scott Retail as singles (Image)

$ 2,000.00

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Sold...US$ 1,800.00


Closed..Oct-22-2019, 10:53:06 EST
Sold For 1800

Sale No: 1209
Lot No: 1014
Symbol: TC
Cat No: 63TC5

image 1c 1861 Issue, Lowenberg, Wyckoff and MacDonough Patents, Trial Color Plate Proofs on Wove (63TC5, 63TC6). 26 proofs organized by patent on a stock page, nine are Lowenberg, 16 are Wykoff and one McDonough (which only comes in two shades of Brown), wonderful range of colors with more than 75% completion of all known colors without duplication, also a mix of imperforate and perforated, Fine-Very Fine and an outstanding group of these fascinating patents, Lowenberg and Wyckoff used different types of coated paper and MacDonough used glycerin based ink, accompanied by an identification chart and list of all known colors compiled by Essay-Proof expert James E. Lee, for a discussion of these essays see Lee's Chronicle article (No. 209, pp. 40-43, copy accompanies lot) (Image)

E. $ 750-1,000

Openings not Provided
Sold...US$ 1,600.00


Closed..Oct-22-2019, 10:53:37 EST
Sold For 1600

Sale No: 1209
Lot No: 1015
Symbol: P
Cat No: 77P1

image 15c Black, Large Die Proof on India (77P1). Die sunk on 73 x 86mm card with full die sinkage, imprint at bottom, Very Fine (Image)

$ 1,400.00

Openings not Provided
Sold...US$ 400.00


Closed..Oct-22-2019, 10:54:28 EST
Sold For 400

Sale No: 1209
Lot No: 1016
Symbol: P
Cat No: 77P1

image 15c Black, Large Die Proof on India (77P1). 58 x 71mm, with imprint at bottom, fresh and Very Fine (Image)

$ 1,400.00

Openings not Provided
Sold...US$ 400.00


Closed..Oct-22-2019, 10:55:39 EST
Sold For 400

Sale No: 1209
Lot No: 1017
Symbol: P
Cat No: 63P3/73P3

image 1c-90c 1861 Issue, Plate Proofs on India (63P3, 73P3, 65P3, 66P3, 76P3, 68P3, 69P3, 77P3, 78P3, 71P3, 72P3). Complete set of all ten values, including both 3c colors, large margins, rich colors, 5c with small internal flaw, otherwise Extremely Fine (Image)

$ 865.00

Openings not Provided
Sold...US$ 700.00


Closed..Oct-22-2019, 10:56:22 EST
Sold For 700

Sale No: 1209
Lot No: 1018
Symbol: PBL
Cat No: 71P3

image 30c Orange, Plate Proof on India (71P3). Bottom imprint and plate no. 7 block of eight, large margins to clear, radiant color, Very Fine and choice, a scarce plate block and an excellent alternative for a plate block collector -- a full plate block of eight is not known for Scott 71 without "Specimen" overprint, it is only known as an imprint and plate number strip of four (two known) (Image)

$ 1,500.00

Openings not Provided
Sold...US$ 850.00


Closed..Oct-22-2019, 10:57:08 EST
Sold For 850

Sale No: 1209
Lot No: 1019
Symbol: P
Cat No: 63P4/78P4

image 1c-90c 1861-66 Issue, Plate Proofs on Card (63P4/78P4). Nine, including 3c Scarlet (74P4), large margins, Extremely Fine (Image)

$ 565.00

Openings not Provided
Sold...US$ 300.00


Closed..Oct-22-2019, 10:57:41 EST
Sold For 300

Sale No: 1209
Lot No: 1020
Symbol: TC
Cat No: 102TC4-111TC4

image 1c-90c 1861-66 Designs, Atlanta Trial Color Proofs (102TC4-111TC4). Complete set of the Scarlet color, large margins to full, radiant color, Very Fine (Image)

985.00

Openings not Provided
Sold...US$ 800.00


Closed..Oct-22-2019, 10:57:58 EST
Sold For 800

Sale No: 1209
Lot No: 1021
Symbol: E
Cat No: 112-E5b

image 1c Scarlet, Die Essay on White Ivory (112-E5b). 50 x 54mm, radiant color, fresh and Very Fine and scarce, this design was also essayed for envelopes and wrappers (Image)

$ 2,000.00

Openings not Provided
Sold...US$ 325.00


Closed..Oct-22-2019, 10:58:28 EST
Sold For 325
Sale No: 1209
Lot No: 1022
Symbol: E
Cat No: 112-E5b

image 1c Black, Die Essay on White Ivory (112-E5b). 64 x 68mm, showing full die sinkage, detailed impression, Very Fine, this fancy design was also essayed for envelopes and wrappers, ex Earl of Crawford and Brazer (Image)

$ 2,000.00

Openings not Provided
Sold...US$ 700.00


Closed..Oct-22-2019, 10:58:54 EST
Sold For 700

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