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


Sanitary Fair




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Lot 1764
E
Sanitary Fair, Philadelphia, Pa., 1864, 10¢ to 30¢ group of five 1903 Schernikow reprint die proofs (Scott WV11E//W13E), comprises 10¢ & 30¢ compound die on India, vermilion vertical pair on proof paper, 20¢ ultramarine on blue glazed card, 20¢ claret on green bond, 20¢ green on India and without value in green on India; a fresh, Very Fine group. Also includes a 5¢ Liberty essay (73-E5a), red on white wove, soiled.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $225.
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Lot 1765
E
Sanitary Fair, Philadelphia, Pa., 1864, 15 different Schernikow reprints (Scott WV11), a lovely array of colors, all printed on India, the issued design complete less the value tablets; example in dull red with horizontal tear at left not affecting the design, Very Fine overall, an attractive group.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $900.
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Lot 1766
P
Sanitary Fair, Philadelphia, Pa., 1864, 10¢ to 30¢ complete, group of 14 plate proofs (Scott WV11-WV13), alluring set of six singles and eight blocks of four, all in different colors or shades; majority are of the 20¢ value, all on India except 30¢ black block of four on card; several blocks marginal; all fresh and clean, most with ample to large margins, Very Fine, see the entire lot online.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $800.
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Lot 1767
E
Sanitary Fair, Philadelphia, Pa., 1864, 20¢ quartet of Schernikow reprints on glazed card (Scott WV12), comprising black on white, deep violet on light violet, brown on deep cream and deep blue on light blue card; one spot of toning at top of brown, otherwise all fresh and sound, Very Fine, a fab four.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $325.
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Lot 1768
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Sanitary Fair, Philadelphia, Pa., 1864, 20¢ trial color plate proofs on wove, imperf, in 5 different colors (Scott WV12TC5a//WV12TC5j), blocks of 4, in vermilion, brown-orange, black-brown, bright blue & gray-black, Very Fine to Extremely Fine.
Scott $875.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $275.
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