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The William S. Langs Stock & Private Holdings, Part 3:
U.S. & Poss., Essays, Trial Colors and Proofs incl Revenues

Special Delivery

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Lot 1115
Special Delivery, 1885, 10¢ dark brown, trial color large die proof on India (Scott E1TC1af), a gorgeous proof (we like it better than the issued blue), crisp, clean and sharp on immaculate India, die sunk on 203 x 147 mm card with light toning well clear of the sink, Very Fine, this is what brown can do for you.
Scott $3,000.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Realized $1,500.
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Lot 1116
Special Delivery, 1885, 10¢ blue and 10¢ orange, small die proofs (Scott E1P2-E6P2), group of five pristine proofs, on full-sized Roosevelt Album page, which retains its original "frame"; a few toned spots to page and a scuff at upper left corner of frame, still Very Fine.
Scott $1,300+.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $1,300.
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Lot 1117
Special Delivery, 1944, 13¢ blue, small die proof (Scott E17P2), a near-perfect example of this very scarce proof; hinge remnant on the reverse, Extremely Fine.
Scott $3,000.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Realized $1,900.
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