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

United States
Essays, Proofs and Specimens: 1870 thru later Issu

Sale No: 1209
Lot No: 1067
Symbol: P
Cat No: O1P4-O93P4

image 1c-90c Officials, Plate Proofs on Card (O1P4-O93P4). Complete set of 92 card proofs accompanied by original envelopes for all nine departments, full to large margins, bright colors, a few minor flaws, overall Very Fine and desirable accompanied by the envelopes, Scott Retail for just the card proofs -- the envelopes are considerably more elusive (Image)

$ 1,036.00

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


Closed..Oct-22-2019, 11:28:06 EST
Sold For 1400

Sale No: 1209
Lot No: 1068
Symbol: TC
Cat No: PR16TC3

image 12c and $1.92 Newspapers & Periodicals, Trial Color Plate Proofs on India (PR16TC3, PR24TC3). Wonderful group of 11 of the 12c and eight of the $1.92, each a distinctly different color or shade, large margins, Very Fine and attractive group (Image)

$ 665.00

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Sold...US$ 375.00


Closed..Oct-22-2019, 11:29:32 EST
Sold For 375

Sale No: 1209
Lot No: 1069
Symbol: E
Cat No: Q3-E2

image 3c Parcel Post, Designer's Model on Thick Gray Cardboard (Q3-E2). Stamp-size photographic essay of wash drawing, mounted on 122 x 97mm card with pre-printed "Approved", manuscript "Feb. 22, 1913" and signed by Postmaster General Frank Hitchcock, few insignificant scuffs on card

VERY FINE AND UNIQUE ESSAY PREPARED FOR THE 3-CENT PARCEL POST ISSUE.

From our 2009 Rarities sale. Illustrated in Scott (Image)

$ 5,000.00

Openings not Provided
Sold...US$ 2,600.00


Closed..Oct-22-2019, 11:30:19 EST
Sold For 2600

Sale No: 1209
Lot No: 1070
Symbol: E
Cat No: Q9-E1

image 25c Parcel Post, Designer's Model on Thick Gray Cardboard (Q9-E1). Stamp-size photographic essay of wash drawing, mounted on 105 x 92mm card with pre-printed "Approved" and manuscript "Changed from $1.00" at top, also with manuscript "Nov. 14" and signed by Postmaster General Frank Hitchcock

VERY FINE AND UNIQUE ESSAY PREPARED FOR THE 25-CENT PARCEL POST ISSUE.

This is the only essay listed for the 25c Parcel Post. From our 2009 Rarities sale. Illustrated in Scott which strangely prices this at half the value of the 3c essay offered in the previous lot, despite their both being unique (Image)

$ 2,500.00

Openings not Provided
Sold...US$ 2,600.00


Closed..Oct-22-2019, 11:30:43 EST
Sold For 2600

Sale No: 1209
Lot No: 1071
Symbol: P
Cat No: Collection

image 1847-93 Issues, Plate Proof Collection. Wide ranging collection of plate proofs on India and card, mounted in a deluxe leather bound album, begins with 1875 Reproductions of 1847 Issue on India and card as well as Atlanta proofs in Black, 1851 Carriers, 1875 Reprints of 1851 Issue on India and card, 1861 Issue on India and card including Lake and Scarlet Trial Colors, 1869 Issue on India and card, full range of Bank Note issues on both India and card including National set of singles with huge sheet margins, Nos. 183P4 and 185P4 from each of the five card printings, 1890 Issue on India and card, Columbians on India and card, full set of Officials on India, Special Delivery, Postage Due, Newspapers, Post Office Seals, some flaws to be expected especially with the fragile India paper proofs, overall Fine-Very Fine, a wonderful collection and a scarce opportunity to acquire most of the issued plate proofs in one lot, Scott Retail more than $18,000.00 (Image)

E. $ 7,500-10,000

Openings not Provided
Sold...US$ 9,500.00


Closed..Oct-22-2019, 11:31:25 EST
Sold For 9500
Sale No: 1209
Lot No: 1072
Symbol: E
Cat No: 63-E9a

image 1861-69 Issues, Essay Balance (63-E9a, 70-E4a, 71-E2a, 121-E1q var). Five items, first Toppan, Carpenter & Co. 1c Blue, Die Essay on India, cut to shape, deep rich color, unusual traces of gum, magenta penstroke "cancel", small tear at top, otherwise Very Fine, scarce, second Toppan, Carpenter & Co. 24c Lilac, Die Essay on Old Proof Paper, cut to shape, bright color, fresh and Very Fine, scarce, third 30c Black, First Design, Die Essay on India, stamp size, removed from card, intense impression, Fine, ex "Lake Shore", fourth 1869 30c Burgoyne on white wove, perforated and gummed (121-E1q var), also includes No. 68P1, 41 x 44mm and mounted on card, small translucency at top left far from design, Very Fine (Image)

$ 3,700.00

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Sold...US$ 600.00


Closed..Oct-22-2019, 11:32:04 EST
Sold For 600

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