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Sale 751

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


Officials




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Lot 1141
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Agriculture Dept., 1873, 1¢-90¢ "Atlanta" trial color plate proofs on card complete (Scott O1TC4-O9TC4), an immaculate set with outstanding color, each on fresh card, most fully margined, Very Fine+.
Scott $1,783.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $2,000.
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Lot 1142
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Agriculture Dept., 1873, 3¢ black, trial color large die proof (Scott O3TC1ae), 147 x 235 mm; hinge remnants on the reverse, Very Fine.
Scott $500.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $225.
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Lot 1143
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Executive Dept., 1873, 1¢-10¢ "Atlanta" trial color plate proofs on card complete (Scott O10TC4-O14TC4), like-new complete set of all five colors, with solid margins throughout, Very Fine.
Scott $955.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $1,300.
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Lot 1144
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Interior Dept., 1873, 1¢ to 90¢ black, "Goodall" trial color small die proofs (Scott O15TC2b//O24TC2b), O15-17, O19-22, O24 included, missing 6¢ and 30¢, nice margins and colors; hinge remnants on the reverse, a Very Fine set.
Scott $2,400.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $1,000.
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Lot 1145
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Interior Dept., 1873, 1¢ to 90¢ deep green, "Goodall" trial color small die proofs (Scott O16TC2c//O24TC2c), O16-22, O24, missing 1¢ and 30¢, nice margins and colors; hinge remnants on the reverse, a Very Fine set.
Scott $3,000.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $1,000.
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Lot 1146
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Interior Dept., 1873, 1¢ to 90¢ deep brown, "Goodall" trial color small die proofs (Scott O15TC2e-O24TC2e), nice margins and colors; hinge remnants on the reverse, a Very Fine set.
Scott $3,000.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $1,000.
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Lot 1147
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Interior Dept., 1873, 1¢ to 90¢ dull red, "Goodall" trial color small die proofs (Scott O15TC2f-O24TC2f), nice margins and colors; hinge remnants on the reverse, 12¢ India only (removed from card), a Fine to Very Fine set.
Scott $3,000.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $1,000.
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Lot 1148
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Interior Dept., 1873, "Atlanta" trial color plate proofs on card complete (Scott O15TC4-O24TC4), sharply printed in lively colors; generally fresh and clean, though a few stained from previous hinges, Very Fine overall.
Scott $2,063.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $2,100.
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Lot 1149
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Interior Dept., 1873, 1¢-90¢ complete, "Atlanta" trial color plate proofs on card, in black (Scott O15TC4a-O24TC4e), large margins; most with hinge remnants on the reverse, a Very Fine to Extremely Fine set.
Scott $430.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $250.
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Lot 1150
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Justice Dept., 1873, "Atlanta" trial color plate proofs on card complete (Scott O25TC4-O34TC4), Post Office fresh with vibrant colors and clear, balanced margins, Very Fine, lock these up and we'll have Sheriff deliver them into your hands.
Scott $2,063.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $2,000.
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Lot 1151
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Justice Dept., 1873, 3¢ deep green, trial color large die proof (Scott O27TC1af), in striking color on India, die sunk on full-size 148 x 235 mm card; card with light edge toning, India soiled below design, otherwise Very Fine.
Scott $500.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $180.
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Lot 1152
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Navy Dept., 1873, "Atlanta" trial color plate proofs on card complete (Scott O35TC4-O45TC4), the issue in all five colors produced; color immensely strong and crisp; a few lightly toned or cut close or just in, but a great complete set nonetheless, Fine to Very Fine, much better.
Scott $2,254.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $1,200.
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Lot 1153
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Navy Dept., 1873, 1¢-90¢ complete, "Atlanta" trial color plate proofs on card, in blue (Scott O35TC4a-O45TC4e), an attractive set with nice margins and bright colors; most with hinge remnants on the reverse, Very Fine to Extremely Fine.
Scott $407.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $225.
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Lot 1154
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Navy Dept., 1873, 2¢ deep brown, trial color large die proof on India, die sunk on card (Scott O36TC1af), 95 x 108 mm, bright intense color; some toning in margin at top right and some on the reverse, also hinge remnants and pencil notes on the reverse, otherwise Very Fine.
Scott $500.
Estimate $300 - 400.
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Lot 1155
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Navy Dept., 1873, 2¢ deep green, trial color plate proof on wove, perf'd (Scott O36TC6a), part o.g., unusually well centered, Very Fine to Extremely Fine.
Scott $250.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $250.
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Lot 1156
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Post Office Dept., 1873, 1¢-90¢ "Goodall" trial color small die proofs complete (Scott O47TC2-O56TC2), a rarely offered complete set, the color on each fresh as the day it was pulled; bright paper with immense margins; several stained or thinned from previous hingeing, still Very Fine overall, a grand set.
Scott $15,000.
Estimate $6,000 - 8,000.
Realized $3,500.
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Lot 1157
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Post Office Dept., 1873, "Atlanta" trial color plate proofs on card complete (Scott O48TC4-O56TC4), the complete set of nine, in each of the five colors, with immaculate detail on glow-white paper, Very Fine.
Scott $1,719.
Estimate $800 - 1,200.
Realized $1,600.
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Lot 1158
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Post Office Dept., 1873, 2¢-90¢ complete in blue, "Atlanta" trial color plate proofs on card (Scott O48TC4e-O56TC4e), large margins, fresh, a Very Fine set.
Scott $333.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $190.
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Lot 1159
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State Dept., 1873, 1¢ light ultramarine, trial color large die proof (Scott O57TC1af), a lovely item with cool color, clean lines and fresh India, die sunk on an equally refreshing 146 x 236 mm card, Very Fine.
Scott $500.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Unsold
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Lot 1160
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State Dept., 1873, 1¢ to 90¢ dull gray blue, "Goodall" trial color small die proofs (Scott O57TC2c-O67TC2c), nice margins and colors; hinge remnants on the reverse, a Very Fine set.
Scott $3,300.
Estimate $1,200 - 1,800.
Realized $1,300.
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Lot 1161
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State Dept., 1873, 1¢-90¢ "Atlanta" trial color plate proofs on card complete (Scott O57TC4-O67TC4), all five color sets mounted on White Ace pages, each with sumptuous color on pristine card, Very Fine.
Scott $2,254.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $2,100.
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Lot 1162
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State Dept., 1873, 1¢-90¢ values, "Atlanta" trial color plate proofs on card, in brown (Scott O57TC4a-O67TC4e), nice margins, bright colors and clean backs, Very Fine to Extremely Fine.
Scott $407.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $250.
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Lot 1163
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State Dept., 1873, 1¢-90¢ in green, "Atlanta" trial color plate proofs on card (Scott O57TC4d-O67TC4d), Very Fine to Extremely Fine.
Scott $407.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $180.
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Lot 1164
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Treasury Dept., 1873, 1¢ to 90¢ black, "Goodall" trial color small die proofs (Scott O72TC2b-82TC2b), 6¢ 7¢ 10¢ 15¢ and 90¢ are full size; 1¢ 2¢ 3¢ and 24¢ are trimmed small; hinge remnants on the reverse, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $3,300.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $700.
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Lot 1165
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Treasury Dept., 1873, "Atlanta" trial color plate proofs on card complete (Scott O72TC4-O82TC4), complete group of 55 in all produced colors; an immaculate set with immense colors and most all wonderfully centered (2¢ black even capturing part of a guide arrow at top right), Very Fine.
Scott $2,254.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $2,100.
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Lot 1166
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Treasury Dept., 1873, 1¢-90¢ complete, "Atlanta" trial color plate proofs on card, in blue (Scott O72TC4a-O82TC4e), nice margins and bright colors; all with hinge remnants on the reverse, a Very Fine set.
Scott $407.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $250.
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Lot 1167
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Treasury Dept., 1873, 1¢-90¢ complete, "Atlanta" trial color plate proofs on card, in scarlet (Scott O72TC4a-O82TC4e), nice margins and bright colors; all with hinge remnants on the reverse, a Very Fine set.
Scott $407.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $225.
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Lot 1168
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Treasury Dept., 1873, 2¢ black, trial color large die proof (Scott O73TC1ae), an eye-catching proof in sumptuous color with magnificent depth; clean India sunk on 148 x 237 mm card; card with light edge toning, Very Fine, a beauty.
Scott $500.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Unsold
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Lot 1169
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Treasury Dept., 1873, 12¢ 15¢ 30¢ and 90¢ dull red, "Goodall" trial color small die proofs (Scott O78TC2f//O82TC2f), nice margins; hinge remnants on the reverse, Very Fine.
Scott $1,200.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $500.
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Lot 1170
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War Dept., 1873, "Atlanta" trial color plate proofs on card complete (Scott O83TC4-O93TC4), mounted on White Ace pages, an exceptionally fresh and clean complete set of all five colors, without a hint of toning or staining, wondrously centered with compelling color and detail, Very Fine.
Scott $2,254.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $2,100.
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Lot 1171
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War Dept., 1873, 1¢-90¢ "Atlanta" trial color plate proofs on card complete (Scott O83TC4-O93TC4), all in immense color and with sculptural detail; fresh and well-margined throughout, Very Fine.
Scott $2,254.
Estimate $800 - 1,200.
Realized $1,600.
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Lot 1172
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War Dept., 1873, 3¢ deep green, trial color large die proof on India, die sunk on card (Scott O85TC1af), 95 x 108 mm, brilliantly fresh intense color and note the faint printed number at top right; a few faint tone specks on the reverse only, otherwise Extremely Fine, ex Lobdell.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Unsold
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Lot 1173
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Agriculture Dept., 1873, 1¢-30¢ complete, large die proofs (Scott O1P1-O9P1), each on India sunk on card with gilt top, fore and bottom edges; impressions sharp with deep color; foxing, otherwise Very Fine.
Scott $965.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $275.
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Lot 1174
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Agriculture Dept., 1873, 1¢ to 30¢ complete, small die proofs (Scott O1P2-O9P2), the full set in warm orange, still affixed to original Roosevelt Album page; proofs pristine; lower left corner of album page damaged, still Very Fine, a pretty piece.
Scott $900.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $650.
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Lot 1175
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Agriculture Dept., 1873, 1¢-30¢ complete, plate proofs on India (Scott O1P3-O9P3), blocks of 4, large margins, bright fresh color and clean backs; one 30¢ has a faint black smudge, otherwise Very Fine.
Scott $720.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $325.
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Lot 1176
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Officials, 1873 issues complete, plate proofs on India (Scott O1P3-O93P3), all with deep, intense color on snow-white paper; margins vary, but most with full, well-balanced margins; a few with thins from hinge removal, still Very Fine overall, your cabinet at the ready.
Scott $1,675.
Estimate $800 - 1,200.
Realized $750.
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Lot 1177
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Officials, 1873 issues, plate proofs on India (Scott O1P3//O93P3), blocks of 4, complete less the 90¢ Agriculture; all but dollar-value State issues affixed to card; fresh and sound throughout, 2¢ Treasury with guide arrow capture, 3¢ Treasury with part plate number and imprint capture, Very Fine, a lovely grouping, and difficult as blocks.
Scott $6,495 (Owner's).
Estimate $2,500 - 3,500.
Realized $4,000.
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Lot 1178
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Officials, 1873 issues complete, plate proofs on card (Scott O1P4-O93P4), an exceptional all-Officials set, each issue except Treasury accompanied by its "Proof Specimens" envelope; all values present, with most fresh and well-centered; a few spots of toning, a few stamps (Executive and Navy) appear facially rubbed, but generally sound; envelopes with small tears of no real consequence, Very Fine, a neat "how they came" holding.
Scott $1,036+.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $650.
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Lot 1179
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Officials, 1873 issues complete, plate proofs on card (Scott O1P4-O93P4), every Department carded in full (including State to the $20 value) and mounted on White Ace pages; to the last, mathematically centered with intense color and flawless impression on like-new card without a hint of toning or oxidation, Very Fine+, a magnificent lot.
Scott $1,036.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $750.
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Lot 1180
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Executive Dept., 1873, 1¢-10¢ complete, small die proofs (Scott O10P2-O14P2), Very Fine.
Scott $500.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $400.
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Lot 1181
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Interior Dept., 1873, 1¢ to 90¢ complete, large die proofs (Scott O15P1-O24P1), each in pulsating color on India die sunk on 145 x 226 mm gilt-edged card; toned, mostly to card, but affecting a couple Indias (24¢ particularly), Fine to Very Fine, see each page online.
Scott $800.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $225.
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Lot 1182
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Interior Dept., 1873, 1¢-90¢ complete, small die proofs (Scott O15P2-O24P2), mounted on a remarkably intact full-size Roosevelt presentation album page; sound and generally fresh, Very Fine, a wonderful opportunity to own the set as they were meant to be presented, only 85 albums produced.
Scott $1,000 as individual items.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $800.
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Lot 1183
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Interior Dept., 1873, 1¢ to 90¢ complete, plate proofs on card (Scott O15P4-O24P4), blocks of 4, a fantastic set with glorious color, fresh card, and each wonderfully margined, Very Fine, a handsome group of multiples.
Scott $500.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Realized $450.
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Lot 1184
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Justice Dept., 1873, 1¢ to 90¢ complete, large die proofs (Scott O25P1-O34P1), with grand color throughout, on fresh India sunk on 152 x 242 mm card; a few cards with light bump or stain to top, but amazingly fresh and bright overall, Very Fine, fully imaged online.
Scott $800.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $225.
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Lot 1185
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Justice Dept., 1873, 1¢ to 90¢ complete, small die proofs (Scott O25P2-O34P2), each fresh with magnificent color saturation, mounted on original Roosevelt Album page; light toning to page not affecting proofs, Very Fine.
Scott $1,000.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $550.
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Lot 1186
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Justice Dept., 1873, 1¢-90¢ complete, plate proofs on India (Scott O25P3-O34P3), blocks of 4, bright and fresh; a few cut a little close on one side, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $1,000.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $450.
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Lot 1187
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Navy Dept., 1873, 1¢ to 90¢ complete (less 30¢ #O44P4), plate proofs on card (Scott O35P4//O45P4), blocks of 4, lovely group, each on bright card; some fading to blue on 3¢ 6¢ and 24¢ blocks; toned spot on 3¢ upper right stamp and 12¢ below upper left stamp, otherwise Very Fine.
Scott $500.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $375.
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Lot 1188
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Post Office Dept., 1873, 1¢ to 90¢ complete, large die proofs (Scott O47P1-O56P1), about 74 x 88 mm (reduced), very bright and fresh, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $800.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $300.
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Lot 1189
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Post Office Dept., 1873, 1¢-90¢ complete, small die proofs (Scott O47P2-O56P2), on gray card from "Roosevelt" album, Very Fine.
Scott $1,000.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $325.
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Lot 1190
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Post Office Dept., 1873, 1¢-90¢ complete, plate proofs on India (Scott O47P3-O56P3), horizontal pairs, a lovely set with large margins, bright colors and clean backs, Very Fine to Extremely Fine.
Scott $400.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $100.
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Lot 1191
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Post Office Dept., 1873, 1¢-90¢ complete, plate proofs on India (Scott O47P3-O56P3), blocks of 4 except the 3¢ only a pair, a choice group with large margins all around, Extremely Fine.
Scott $940.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $325.
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Lot 1192
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Post Office Dept., 1873, 1¢ black, plate proof on bond (Scott O47P3 var.), margin block of 4, Extremely Fine, a scarce item that is unlisted in Scott on this paper.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $180.
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Lot 1193
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State Dept., 1873, 1¢ to $20 nearly complete, "Roosevelt" small die proofs on white wove paper (Scott O57P2//O71P2), missing only the $5 value, nice colors and large margins, $2 mounted on card; hinge remnants on the reverse, Very Fine.
Scott $1,250.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $375.
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Lot 1194
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State Dept., 1873, 1¢-$20 complete, plate proofs on India (Scott O57P3-O71P3), nice colors and margins, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $625.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $275.
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Lot 1195
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Treasury Dept., 1873, 1¢-90¢ complete, large die proofs (Scott O72P1-O82P1), on India sunk on card with three gilt edges; proofs sharp and fresh; some light toning to cards of no real consequence, Very Fine.
Scott $880.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $325.
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Lot 1196
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Treasury Dept., 1873, 1¢ to 90¢ complete, "Roosevelt" small die proofs (Scott O72P2-O82P2), a fresh attractive set with excellent color and clean backs, Extremely Fine.
Scott $1,100.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $375.
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Lot 1197
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War Dept., 1873, 1¢ to 90¢ complete, large die proofs (Scott O83P1-O93P1), each with crisp color and clean lines, on India die sunk on 150 x 203 mm card (a few with minor spots of soiling away from the proof), Very Fine.
Scott $880.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Realized $250.
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Lot 1198
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War Dept., 1873, 1¢-90¢ complete, plate proofs on India (Scott O83P3-O93P3), blocks of 4, large margins and fresh bright colors; hinge remnants on the reverse, a Very Fine set.
Scott $880.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Realized $600.
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Lot 1199
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War Dept., 1873, 1¢ rose, plate proof on India (Scott O83P3), full pane of 100, an incredible survivor, clearly carefully stored and handled, with pristine color on fresh India; partial plate "No 48" (?) above positions 5 & 6; faint diagonal crease at position 91, light horizontal crease crossing rows 7 & 8, Very Fine nonetheless, add a page to your exhibit.
Scott $2,500 as blocks of four.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $800.
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Lot 1200
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War Dept., 1873, 1¢-90¢ complete, "Roosevelt" small die proofs (Scott O83P2-O93P2), an attractive set with clean backs, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, only 85 sets produced.
Scott $1,100.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $475.
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Lot 1201
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War Dept., 1873, 6¢ rose, plate proof on India (Scott O86P3), full pane of 100, remarkably fresh and sound, looking like it was printed yesterday; partial plate above positions 5 & 6, with full "selvage" all around; light creases, several small thins, and a hinge-repaired tear at position 30, Very Fine nonetheless, a rarely offered large multiple.
Scott $2,500 as blocks of four.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $800.
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