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The Princeville Collection
of U.S. Essays, Trial Colors and Proofs


Trial Colors




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Lot 2177
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1847, 5¢ deep blue, trial color large die proof on bond (Scott 1TC1be), with cross-hatching, 26 x 31 mm, true deep rich color, a desirable first issue trial color, fresh and attractive, Very Fine, with 1981 P.F. certificate which erroneously states wove paper not bond.
Scott $800.
Estimate $500 - 750.
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Lot 2178
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1847, 5¢ dull blue green, trial color large die proof on bond (Scott 1TC1bf), with cross-hatching, 31 x 34 mm, appealing rich color, balanced margins, fresh and attractive, Extremely Fine.
Estimate $600 - 800.
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Lot 2179
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1847, 5¢ orange vermilion, trial color large die proof on bond (Scott 1TC1bh), with cross-hatching, 27 x 32 mm, impressive rich shade, fresh and attractive, Extremely Fine.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Realized $300.
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Lot 2180
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1847, 5¢ orange vermilion, trial color large die proof on bond (Scott 1TC1bh), with cross-hatching, 25 x 30 mm, beautiful shade, a splendid fresh trial color, Very Fine.
Scott $800.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $325.
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Lot 2181
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1847, 10¢ deep blue, trial color large die proof on bond (Scott 2TC1be), with cross-hatching, 28 x 33 mm, gorgeous and strking shade, a fresh premium quality trial color, Extremely Fine.
Scott $800.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Realized $300.
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Lot 2182
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1847, 10¢ deep blue, trial color large die proof on bond (Scott 2TC1be), with cross-hatching, 31 x 42 mm, fabulous deep rich shade, very fresh and desirable, Extremely Fine.
Scott $800.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Realized $325.
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Lot 2183
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1847, 10¢ deep blue, trial color large die proof on bond (Scott 2TC1be), with cross-hatching, 29 x 33 mm, dazzling deep shade, fresh and attractive, Very Fine.
Scott $800.
Estimate $600 - 800.
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Lot 2184
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1847, 10¢ deep blue, trial color large die proof on bond (Scott 2TC1be), with cross-hatching, 27 x 33 mm, exceptional bold shade, fresh and impressive, Extremely Fine.
Scott $800.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $275.
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Lot 2185
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1847, 10¢ dull blue green, trial color large die proof on bond (Scott 2TC1bg), with cross-hatching, 31 x 41 mm, captivating color, a pleasing fresh example, Extremely Fine.
Scott $800.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Realized $325.
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Lot 2186
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1847, 10¢ dull blue green, trial color large die proof on bond (Scott 2TC1bg), with cross-hatching, 31 x 42 mm, rich shade, a beautiful fresh trial color, Extremely Fine.
Scott $800.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Realized $325.
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Lot 2187
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1847, 10¢ dull blue green, trial color large die proof on bond (Scott 2TC1bg), with cross-hatching, 28 x 34 mm, a splendid shade, Extremely Fine.
Scott $800.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Realized $325.
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Lot 2188
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1847, 10¢ dull blue green, trial color large die proof on bond (Scott 2TC1bg), with cross-hatching, 29 x 33 mm, rich bold impression, Extremely Fine.
Scott $800.
Estimate $600 - 800.
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Lot 2189
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1847, 10¢ orange vermilion, trial color large die proof on bond (Scott 2TC1bi), with cross-hatching, 26 x 34 mm, bold rich shade, exceptionally fresh and attractive, Extremely Fine.
Estimate $600 - 800.
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Lot 2190
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1847, 10¢ orange vermilion, trial color large die proof on bond (Scott 2TC1bi), with cross-hatching, 27 x 33 mm, tantalizing shade, Very Fine.
Scott $800.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Realized $325.
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Lot 2191
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1847, 10¢ golden brown, trial color large die proof on bond (Scott 2TC1bj), with cross-hatching, 34 x 39 mm, a gorgeous deep rich shade, remarkably fresh and pleasing, Extremely Fine.
Scott $800.
Estimate $600 - 800.
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Lot 2192
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1847, 10¢ dark brown, trial color large die proof on bond (Scott 2TC1bk), with cross-hatching, 30 x 38 mm, a striking shade, fresh and handsome, Extremely Fine.
Scott $800.
Estimate $600 - 800.
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Lot 2193
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1847, 10¢ dark brown, trial color large die proof on bond (Scott 2TC1bk), with cross-hatching, 28 x 33 mm, true rich color, a strking impression in premium quality, Extremely Fine.
Scott $800.
Estimate $600 - 800.
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Lot 2194
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1860, 30¢ black, trial color plate proof on wove (Scott 38TC5a), a very attractive trial color with nice margins; light crease not visible on face, Very Fine appearance, very rare.
Scott $1,000.
Estimate $400 - 600.
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Lot 2195
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1861, 24¢ gray on bluish gray, trial color proof on stamp paper (Scott 70TC5), large margins, fresh, Very Fine, unpriced in Scott and uncommon indeed, with 2016 P.F. certificate.
Estimate $200 - 300.
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Lot 2196
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1869, 6¢ deep dull blue, trial color large die proof (Scott 115TC1ae), full die sinkage on card, 51 x 71mm, with imprint at bottom, rich color which is distinctly different from the issued stamp for the large die color, choice, Extremely Fine, with 2016 P.F. certificate, which no longer accompanies, rare, Ex-Laehder.
Scott $2,500.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Realized $900.
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Lot 2197
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1873, 1¢ black, trial color plate proof on card (Scott 156TC4), top plate block of 16, generous margins and quite choice; top margin slightly modified, Very Fine, unpriced in Scott as plate block.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
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Lot 2198
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Officials, group of 15 trial colors (Scott O2TC//O84TC), on India or on card, including 7 trial colors and 8 Atlanta issues including a pair and a block, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $160.
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Lot 2199
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Agriculture Dept., 1873, 1¢ to 30¢ complete, "Atlanta" trial color plate proofs on card, in blue (Scott O1TC4a-O9TC4e), bold rich color, attractive, Very Fine, scarce.
Scott $346.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $250.
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Lot 2200
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Agriculture Dept., 1873, 3¢ black, trial color large die proof (Scott O3TC1ae), 74 x 84 mm, a gorgeous fresh example, Very Fine.
Scott $500.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Realized $225.
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Lot 2201
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Justice Dept., 1873, 1¢ to 90¢ complete, "Atlanta" trial color plate proofs on card, in black (Scott O25TC4a-O34TC4e), attractive, Very Fine, scarce.
Scott $459.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Realized $225.
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Lot 2202
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Justice Dept., 1873, 1¢ to 90¢ complete, "Atlanta" trial color plate proofs on card, in green (Scott O25TC4a-O34TC4e), striking color, fresh, Very Fine, scarce.
Scott $401.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $225.
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Lot 2203
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Navy Dept., 1873, 2¢ deep green, trial color plate proof on wove, perf'd (Scott O36TC6a), error of color though Scott now listed as a trial color, mounted on a display sheet with normal 2¢ Navy in blue plus 2¢ (O58) Department of State for comparison to 2¢ Navy green, unused without gum; O58 small fault, rest, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $375.
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