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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


Revenue - Proprietary




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Lot 1608
E
Proprietary, 1871, 1¢ red orange, trial color die essay on India paper (Scott RB1-E var.), 45 x 47 mm; light crease at bottom (outside design) and thinned at top, otherwise Very Fine.
Turner 112-A.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Unsold
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Lot 1609
E
Proprietary, 1871, 1¢ black, trial color die essay on India paper (Scott RB1-E), 45 x 41 mm.
Turner 112-A.
Estimate $300 - 400.
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Lot 1610
P
Proprietary, 1871, 1¢ green & black, plate proof on card (Scott RB1P4), plate block of 10, showing an interesting downward shift of the central vignette, nice margins and fresh colors; hinge remnants on the reverse, Very Fine.
Scott $250.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $950.
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Lot 1611
P
Proprietary, 1871, 3¢ blue & black, plate proof on wove (Scott RB3TC6a), gummed, right sheet margin block of 4, o.g., never hinged, bright and fresh, Extremely Fine. Listed but not price by Scott.
Estimate $300 - 400.
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Lot 1612
P
Proprietary, 1871, 3¢ green & black, plate proof on India (Scott RB3P3-RB7P3), blocks of 4 (10¢ with bottom sheet margin), fresh and bright except 3¢ block lightly stained, otherwise Very Fine.
Scott $500.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $130.
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Lot 1613
P
Proprietary, 1875, 1¢-6¢ trial color large die proofs, ten different (Scott RB11TC1//RB17TC1 RB16P1-18P1), India on card, approximately 70 x 85 mm with full die sinkage, comprises 1¢ red brown, 2¢ black, 3¢ black (unlisted), brown, green (removed from card), 4¢ green & dark brown, 5¢ green and 6¢ green (unlisted) & black; few very minor tone spots, otherwise fresh and Very Fine, Ex-Curtis.
Scott $4,850.
Estimate $2,500 - 3,500.
Realized $2,000.
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Lot 1614
P
Proprietary, 1875, 1¢-6¢ large die proofs, complete less the 5¢ red (Scott RB11P1-14P1, RB16P1-18P1), India on card, all somewhat reduced but all with full die sinkage, five are 88 x 100 mm, one is a little larger, one a little smaller, bright and fresh, Very Fine, Ex-Curtis.
Scott $3,500.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Realized $1,500.
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Lot 1615
P
Proprietary, 1875, 1¢ green to 6¢ violet blue (Scott RB11-14P3, RB16-17P3); 4¢ small thin, otherwise Very Fine.
Scott $390.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $200.
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Lot 1616
P
Proprietary, 1875, 4¢ black, trial color large die proof on India (Scott RB14TC1af), 44 x 50 mm; faults including light creases and stains, otherwise Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $450.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $110.
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Lot 1617
P
Proprietary, 1875, 4¢ red brown, large die proof on India (Scott RB14P1), 78 x 88 mm, fresh color; hinge remnants on the reverse, Very Fine.
Scott $500.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $200.
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Lot 1618
E
Proprietary, 1871, 1¢ blue, trial color die essay on India paper (Turner 112-A), 44 x 42 mm, excellent color, Very Fine.
Scott RB1-E.
Estimate $250 - 350.
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Lot 1619
E
Proprietary, 1871, 1¢ orange brown, trial color die essay on India paper (Turner 112-A), 35 x 40 mm, rich bright color, clean back, Very Fine.
Scott RB1-E.
Estimate $300 - 400.
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Lot 1620
E
Proprietary, 1871, 1¢ orange, trial color die essay on India paper (Turner 112-A), 44 x 37 mm, good color and clean back, Very Fine.
Scott RB1-E.
Estimate $300 - 400.
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Lot 1621
E
Proprietary, 1871, 1¢ red, trial color die essay on India paper (Turner 112-A), 45 x 4 mm, bright and fresh; small hinge remnant on the reverse, Very Fine.
Scott RB1-E.
Estimate $250 - 350.
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Lot 1622
E
Proprietary, 1871, 4¢ green, essay of frame only, plate proof on card (Turner 115-A), top right corner margin block of 12, excellent color; mounting tape on the reverse, Very Fine, a rare and possibly unique large multiple.
Scott RB4-E.
Turner $60 (1974).
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
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Lot 1623
E
Proprietary, 1873, $1 green & dark carmine, trial color plate essay on India paper (Turner 120-B), 47 x 89 mm (full size), excellent color; torn in half and carefully glued back together (India paper is so fragile!), Extremely Fine appearance, and yes - it is really really rare.
Scott RB9-E.
Turner $150 (1974).
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $900.
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