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  • Lot# : 3001 Proofs and Essays

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    Catalog# : 1Xa-E1d
    1Xa-E1d, 1858 Gavit & Co., Albany N.Y., 5c Blue, Franklin Die essay on bond,  33x42mm, detailed impression, Extremely Fine, (Scott $375)
    Start Price : 500 USD
    Current Opening : 480 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 3002 Proofs and Essays

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    Catalog# : 1Xa-E1d
    1Xa-E1d, 1858 Gavit & Co., Albany N.Y., 5c Scarlet, Franklin die essay on bond,  nicely etched impression, Fine (Scott $375)
    Start Price : 200 USD
    Current Opening : 200 USD
    Hammer price : 200 USD

    Lot# : 3003 Proofs and Essays

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    Catalog# : 3P4
    3P4-4P4, 5c Red Brown, 10c Black, 1875 Reproduction, Plate proofs on card,  each four margins, hinged, Very Fine (Scott $500) 
    Start Price : 250 USD
    Current Opening : 150 USD
    Hammer price : 290 USD

    Lot# : 3004 Proofs and Essays

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    Group of Classic 1851 / 1861 Issue Essays,  comprised of: 11-E16b Brown, 69-E2a Green, 69-E3a (2 shades: blue and scarlet), 70-E2a (black, yellow brown and lilac), 73TC scarlet and 79-E25j (4 shades: Green, Blue, Pale red & brown). some small faults, generally Very Fine (Scott $1,020)
    Start Price : 250 USD
    Current Opening : 150 USD
    Hammer price : 375 USD

    Lot# : 3005 Proofs and Essays

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    Catalog# : 11-E7c
    11-E7c, Draper, Welsh & Co., 3c Cool Black, Die essay on india, Stamp size,  23x28mm, hr, Very Fine (Scott $350) 
    Start Price : 200 USD
    Current Opening : 120 USD
    Hammer price : 160 USD

    Lot# : 3006 Proofs and Essays

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    Catalog# : 11-E10c
    11-E10c, 1851 Danforth, Bald & Co., 3c Die essay on bond, Double line frame,  39x32mm, fresh and Fine (Scott $350)
    Start Price : 120 USD
    Current Opening : 110 USD
    Hammer price : 150 USD

    Lot# : 3007 Proofs and Essays

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    Catalog# : 11-E14b
    11-E14b, Bald, Cousland & Co., 1851 3c Washington, Die Essay on bond,  26x36mm, Extremely Fine (Scott $350)
    Start Price : 200 USD
    Current Opening : 175 USD
    Hammer price : 210 USD

    Lot# : 3008 Proofs and Essays

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    Catalog# : 36BP5
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    36BP5, 1851 12c Black, Imperforate plate proof on stamp paper,  detailed impression, Extremely Fine and incredibly rare, 1982 PF certificate
    Start Price : 1,000 USD
    Current Opening : 750 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 3009 Proofs and Essays

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    Catalog# : 37P5
    37P5, 1860 24c Lilac, Imperforate plate proof on stamp paper,  without gum as issued, edge margin at bottom, 2013 PSAG graded XF 90 certificate (Scott $1,500 for ungraded single)
    Start Price : 1,500 USD
    Current Opening : 900 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 3010 Proofs and Essays

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    Catalog# : 38
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    38P3, 1860 30c Orange, Plate proof on india,  four margins, Very Fine, 1983 PF certificate (Scott $1,250)
    Start Price : 800 USD
    Current Opening : 825 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 3011 Proofs and Essays

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    Catalog# : 40P1-47P1
    40P1-47P1, 1875 1c-90c Reprints, Hybrid large die proofs on india,  145x225mm, each hinged in corners, Very Fine (Scott $2,600)
    Start Price : 2,500 USD
    Current Opening : 2,300 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 3012 Proofs and Essays

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    Catalog# : 40P2-47P2
    40P2-47P2, 1857-60 1c-90c Reprints, Small die proofs on wove,   each with original gray card backing, Very Fine (Scott $2,800)
    Start Price : 2,000 USD
    Current Opening : 2,000 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 3013 Proofs and Essays

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    40P4-47P4, LO1P4-2P4, 1875 1c-90c Reprint & 1851 Carrier issues, Plate proofs on card,  set of 10 proofs, some hinged or previously hinged, Very Fine (Scott $640) (see online scans)
    Start Price : 300 USD
    Current Opening : 325 USD
    Hammer price : 325 USD

    Lot# : 3014 Proofs and Essays

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    Catalog# : 45P1
    45P1, 1875 24c Blackish violet, Large die proof on india,   142x215mm, some light toning and soiling on card, Very Fine appearance (Scott $325)
    Start Price : 150 USD
    Current Opening : 210 USD
    Hammer price : 210 USD

    Lot# : 3015 Proofs and Essays

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    Catalog# : 63-E11c
    63-E11c//72-E7e, 1861 "Premiere Gravure" August and 1861 issue, Plate proofs on india,  group of 9 plate proofs consisting of: 63-E11c, 65-E15f (Red and Scarlet shades), 67-E9d, 62BP3, 69-E6d, 78P3, 71-E2b and 72-E7f, a few small faults, 90c is cut in at left, others are Very Fine appearing, (Scott $2,955)
    Start Price : 1,200 USD
    Current Opening : 700 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 3016 Proofs and Essays

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    Catalog# : 63P2/72P2
    63P2, 65P2, 76P2, 68P2, 69P2, 78P2, 71P2, 72P2, 1861 Second Design Issue, Roosevelt small die proofs on white wove,  each 27x33mm except 90c 28x29mm, each with brilliant color and crisp impression, 3c, 5c, 24c small faults, o/w Very Fine, a scarce set (Scott $1,800)
    Start Price : 800 USD
    Current Opening : 1,300 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 3017 Proofs and Essays

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    Catalog# : 65P1
    65P1S, 1861 3c Rose, Large die proof on india, Black "SPECIMEN" overprint,  green "SPECIMEN / POSTAGE STAMP / FROM THE / NATIONAL BANK NOTE COMPANY / NO. 1 WALL STREET / NEW YORK" imprint on full card, a little light soiling on reverse and slightly reduced, otherwise Very Fine, Very Rare
    Start Price : 1,000 USD
    Current Opening : 600 USD
    Hammer price : 675 USD

    Lot# : 3018 Proofs and Essays

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    Catalog# : 69P1, 76P1
    69P1, 76P1, 1861 5c & 12c Second design, Large die proofs on india,  reduced large hybrid sunken die proofs measuring 73x75mm, deep color and crisp impression, hinging on reverse, Very Fine (Scott $1,400)
    Start Price : 500 USD
    Current Opening : 640 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 3019 Proofs and Essays

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    Catalog# : 70P1S
    70P1S, 1861 24c Dark violet, Large die proof on india, Black "SPECIMEN" overprint,  gold "SPECIMEN / POSTAGE STAMP / FROM THE / NATIONAL BANK NOTE COMPANY / NO. 1 WALL STREET / NEW YORK" imprint on full card, light corner wear, otherwise Extremely Fine, Very Rare
    Start Price : 1,500 USD
    Current Opening : 1,400 USD
    Hammer price : 1,400 USD

    Lot# : 3020 Proofs and Essays

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    Catalog# : 71P1S
    71P1S, 1861 30c Red orange, Die proof on india, Black "SPECIMEN" overprint,  silver "SPECIMEN / POSTAGE STAMP / FROM THE / NATIONAL BANK NOTE COMPANY / NO. 1 WALL STREET / NEW YORK" imprint on full card, some light foxing, otherwise Extremely Fine, Very Rare
    Start Price : 1,500 USD
    Current Opening : 1,100 USD
    Hammer price : 1,100 USD

    Lot# : 3021 Proofs and Essays

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    Catalog# : 72P1S
    72P1S, 1861 90c Dark violet, Large die proof on india. Black "SPECIMEN" overprint,  light red "SPECIMEN / POSTAGE STAMP / FROM THE / NATIONAL BANK NOTE COMPANY / NO. 1 WALL STREET / NEW YORK" imprint on full card, some foxing and soiling, otherwise Very Fine, Very Rare
    Start Price : 1,200 USD
    Current Opening : 1,100 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 3022 Proofs and Essays

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    Catalog# : 72P1
    72P1, 1861 90c Blue, Large die proof on india,  light stains on back and small scrape on india, otherwise fresh and Very Fine (Scott $500)
    Start Price : 200 USD
    Current Opening : 120 USD
    Hammer price : 160 USD

    Lot# : 3023 Proofs and Essays

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    Catalog# : 73-E6c
    73-E6c, Unknown Author, 10c Indian Vignette, 1861-66 Plate essay on soft cream card,  h.r., slight toning along left edge, Very Fine centering (Scott $600)
    Start Price : 300 USD
    Current Opening : 180 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 3024 Proofs and Essays

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    Catalog# : 76
    76P1, 1861 5c Brown, Large die proof on india,  104x140mm, a little light foxing, remaining adhesive on back, proof is signed and with "National Bank Note Co. N.Y." imprint, Very Fine appearance (Scott $700)
    Start Price : 400 USD
    Current Opening : 450 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 3025 Proofs and Essays

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    Catalog# : 103TC4
    103TC4, 1861-66 2c Jackson, "Atlanta" trial color proofs on card,  reprinted in set of five colors on thin card for 1881 International Cotton Exhibition in Atlanta, GA, Very Fine set (Scott $875)
    Start Price : 500 USD
    Current Opening : 500 USD
    Hammer price : 550 USD

    Lot# : 3026 Proofs and Essays

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    Catalog# : 112P1/122P1
    112P1-117P1, 119P1-122P1, 1869 Pictorial set, Large die proofs,  complete set of proofs bound in gold embossed National Bank Note Company presentation book, hybrid india mounted on large die proof, each measuring 180 x 225mm, 1c a bit wrinkled, light soiling or toning around edges, some deterioration of binding, Very Fine when one considers the age and rarity of this remarkable piece of philatelic history (Scott $8,000)
    Start Price : 5,000 USD
    Current Opening : 3,000 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 3027 Proofs and Essays

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    Catalog# : 112P2129P2
    112P2-117P2, 119P2-122P2, 129P2, 1869 1c-90c Pictorial Issue, Roosevelt small die proofs on white wove paper, set of 11, each mounted on small gray card and each measuring approximately 29x30mm, Extremely Fine (Scott $4,575)
    Start Price : 4,000 USD
    Current Opening : 3,250 USD
    Hammer price : 3,250 USD

    Lot# : 3028 Proofs and Essays

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    Catalog# : 112P4
    112P4-117P4, 120P4-122P4, 129P4, 1869 1c-90c Pictorials, Plate proofs on card,  brilliant color and deep impression, few light light hinging on back, overall Very Fine (Scott $1,045)
    Start Price : 500 USD
    Current Opening : 300 USD
    Hammer price : 650 USD

    Lot# : 3029 Proofs and Essays

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    Catalog# : 112P4/129P4
    112P4-117P4, 120P4-122P4, 129P4, 1869 1c-90c Pictorials, Plate proofs on card,  set of 10 proofs, a couple are lightly hinged, 3c has light soiling on back, some slightly faded color, Very Fine appearance (Scott $1,015)
    Start Price : 400 USD
    Current Opening : 350 USD
    Hammer price : 850 USD

    Lot# : 3030 Proofs and Essays

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    Catalog# : 112-E4a
    112-E4a, 1869 1c Carmine, Small numeral, Die essay on India,  38x64mm with imprint at bottom, mounted on card, Very Fine (Scott $1,250 for die sunk on card)
    Start Price : 300 USD
    Current Opening : 220 USD
    Hammer price : 290 USD

    Lot# : 3031 Proofs and Essays

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    Catalog# : 112E/121E
    1869 Issue Pictorial Essay Group,  ten essays, each perforated and most with grills, 112-E4c Orange brown (short perf at top), 112-E4d Black brown, 113-E3e Black brown and Brown (some light paper offset on gum), 114-E6d Black brown 115-E2c Red brown and Green, 117-E1c Red brown, 117-E1e Green and 121-E1p Black on salmon red. Interesting group of essays, perfect for any Pictorial or U.S. specialist, overall F-VF (Scott $985)
    Start Price : 300 USD
    Current Opening : 180 USD
    Hammer price : 350 USD

    Lot# : 3032 Proofs and Essays

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    Catalog# : 114-E6d
    114-E6d, 1869 3c 1869 Issue, Plate essay on stamp paper, Perforated 12, Grilled,  lot of seven different colors, each o.g., one is NH, F-VF, lovely specialist group,  (Scott $560)
    Start Price : 300 USD
    Current Opening : 320 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 3033 Proofs and Essays

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    Catalog# : 116-E1f
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    116-E1f, 1869 10c Lincoln, Die essay on clear white thin bond,  35x38mm, choice and fresh, Extremely Fine, 1992 PF certificate (Scott $1,000)
    Start Price : 500 USD
    Current Opening : 400 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 3034 Proofs and Essays

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    Catalog# : 122P1
    122P1, 1869 90c Carmine & black, Large die proof on india,  127x190mm, brilliant color, soiled on back and tiny inclusion on india paper, still Very Fine (Scott $550)
    Start Price : 300 USD
    Current Opening : 300 USD
    Hammer price : 300 USD

    Lot# : 3035 Proofs and Essays

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    Catalog# : 145P1-155P1
    145P1-155P1, 1870 1c-90c National Bank Note Co., Large die proofs on india,  each 139x200mm and with partial cloth binding from presentation book at left and gold leaf edging on other sides, deep and rich impression and color, 1c has minor scuff on face, some minor soiling, overall Very Fine (Scott $4,250)
    Start Price : 3,000 USD
    Current Opening : 2,600 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 3036 Proofs and Essays

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    Catalog# : 145P1-155P1
    145P1-155P1, 1870 1c-90c 1870-71 National Bank Note Co., Hybrid large die proofs on india,  complete less 3c, each 136x215mm, deep and rich colors, some with a little light soiling around edges, overall Very Fine (Scott $3,950)
    Start Price : 2,000 USD
    Current Opening : 1,200 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 3037 Proofs and Essays

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    Catalog# : 156P4-166P4
    156P4-166P4, 1873 1c-90c Continental Bank Note, Plate proofs on card,  brilliant color and crisp impression, each proof with hinge remainders, 1c has some minor soiling, o/w fresh and Very Fine (Scott $1,220)
    Start Price : 500 USD
    Current Opening : 300 USD
    Hammer price : 300 USD

    Lot# : 3038 Proofs and Essays

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    Group of Banknote Issue Essays, consisting of 182-E1b Violet, 184-E12c Black, 188-E1b Dark blue and 190-E1c Dark orange, a few small flaws, overall Very Fine appearing (Scott $400)
    Start Price : 100 USD
    Current Opening : 80 USD
    Hammer price : 180 USD

    Lot# : 3039 Proofs and Essays

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    Catalog# : 205P1
    205P1, 1881 5c Yellow brown, Large die proof on india,  102x125mm, slightly reduced and some light soiling, Very Fine appearance (Scott $250)
    Start Price : 150 USD
    Current Opening : 90 USD
    Hammer price : 110 USD

    Lot# : 3040 Proofs and Essays

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    Catalog# : 206P1
    206P1, 1881 1c Blue, Large die proof on india,  reduced sunken large die measuring 85 x 98mm, brilliant color, hinging on reverse, Very Fine (Scott $375)
    Start Price : 150 USD
    Current Opening : 90 USD
    Hammer price : 170 USD

    Lot# : 3041 Proofs and Essays

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    Catalog# : 209P1
    209P1, 1881 10c Brown, Large die proof on india,  111x130mm, deep color and crisp impression, hinging on reverse, Very Fine (Scott $800)
    Start Price : 400 USD
    Current Opening : 325 USD
    Hammer price : 300 USD

    Lot# : 3042 Proofs and Essays

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    Catalog# : 212P1
    212P1, 1887 1c Ultramarine, Large die proof on india,  with imprint "C -178 / AMERICAN BANK NOTE CO.N.Y.", 145x222mm, fresh and Very Fine (Scott $650)
    Start Price : 400 USD
    Current Opening : 325 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 3043 Proofs and Essays

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    Catalog# : 212S
    212SK-191SK, 1889 1c-90c American Bank Note Issue, "SAMPLE A." type K overprints,  set of 12 missing only the #210S Scarlet shade, several with hrs. with either part disturbed gum or no gum, interesting and underpriced specimens, Very Fine appearance (Scott $900)
    Start Price : 400 USD
    Current Opening : 375 USD
    Hammer price : 400 USD

    Lot# : 3044 Proofs and Essays

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    Catalog# : 213P1
    213P1, 1887 2c Green, Large die proof on india,  113x132mm, exceptional color and impression, minor hinging on reverse, Very Fine (Scott $500)
    Start Price : 250 USD
    Current Opening : 150 USD
    Hammer price : 180 USD

    Lot# : 3045 Proofs and Essays

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    Catalog# : 219P2
    219P2-229P2, 1890 1c-90c Bureau Issue, Roosevelt small die proofs on white wove,  set of 11 values (219DP2 not included) mounted to original gray card backing, each measuring approximately 28x29mm, a couple tiny toning spots and slight oxidation on 90c, Very Fine (Scott $2,200)
    Start Price : 1,000 USD
    Current Opening : 1,000 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 3046 Proofs and Essays

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    Catalog# : 219P4/229P4
    219P4, 220P4-224P4, 226P4-229P4, 1890 1c-90c Bureaus, Plate proofs on card,  crisp impression, each with a couple layers of hinge remainders, Very Fine (Scott $510)
    Start Price : 300 USD
    Current Opening : 575 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 3047 Proofs and Essays

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    Catalog# : 227P1
    227P1, 1890 15c Indigo, Hybrid large die proof on india,  117x152mm, small glue adhesion at upper right, typical inclusions on India paper not affecting stamp, Very Fine (Scott $300)
    Start Price : 150 USD
    Current Opening : 100 USD
    Hammer price : 130 USD

    Lot# : 3048 Proofs and Essays

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    Catalog# : 230P1-245P1
    230P1-245P1, 1893 1c-$5 Columbian, Large die proofs on card,  each measuring 144x110mm, deep and rich colors, each proof with hr's in each corner, a few with minor soiling, overall Very Fine (Scott $12,300)
    Start Price : 6,000 USD
    Current Opening : 3,500 USD
    Hammer price : 3,500 USD

    Lot# : 3049 Proofs and Essays

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    Catalog# : 230P4-245P4
    230P4-245P4, 1893 1c-$5 Columbians, Plate proof on card,   each proof with four margins, and previously hinged with partial hrs, Very Fine (Scott $2,110)
    Start Price : 1,000 USD
    Current Opening : 900 USD
    Hammer price : 900 USD

    Lot# : 3050 Proofs and Essays

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    Catalog# : 230P4-245P4
    230P4-245P4, 1893 1c-$5 Columbian, Plate proofs on card,  some soiling on back, some with color somewhat faded, each proof has four margins and Very Fine centering, popular set (Scott $2,110)
    Start Price : 750 USD
    Current Opening : 450 USD
    Hammer price : 650 USD

    Lot# : 3051 Proofs and Essays

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    Catalog# : 247P1/56P1
    247P1/256P1, 1c/6c 1894 Bureau Issues, Large die proofs on india,  partial set, each measuring 152x 200mm, 247P1, 250P1, 253AP1, 254P1, 255P1, 256P1, a few slight rounded corners, 1c has hrs. at top, otherwise Extremely Fine (Scott $1,925)
    Start Price : 1,000 USD
    Current Opening : 3,250 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 3052 Proofs and Essays

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    Catalog# : 247P2
    247P2/263P2, 1894 1c/$5 Bureau Issue, Roosevelt small die proofs on white wove paper,  set of 13 on original gray card backing, each measuring approximately 25x29mm, a couple with a little light foxing, Very Fine (Scott $3,535)
    Start Price : 2,500 USD
    Current Opening : 2,500 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 3053 Proofs and Essays

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    Catalog# : 247P4
    247P4, 248P4, 256P4, 262P4, 263P4, 1894 1c/$5 Bureau Issue, Plate proofs on card,  group of 5 different, 2c and 6c are lightly hinged, others are unhinged, Extremely Fine (Scott $1,550)
    Start Price : 750 USD
    Current Opening : 450 USD
    Hammer price : 850 USD

    Lot# : 3054 Proofs and Essays

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    Start Price : Bid
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 3055 Proofs and Essays

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    Catalog# : 256
    256P1, 257P1, 1894 6c-8c Bureau issue, Large die proofs on india,  6c 137x201mm, lightly hinged on back, has light soiling and measures 5x8 inches, 8c 157x200mm, hinged with small hinge thin, measures 6¼ x 7 15/16 inches, Very Fine appearance (Scott $500) 
    Start Price : 200 USD
    Current Opening : 120 USD
    Hammer price : 130 USD

    Lot# : 3056 Proofs and Essays

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    Catalog# : 257P1
    257P1, 1894 8c Violet brown, Large die proof on india, 152x201mm, tiny scuff speck at bottom, otherwise Very Fine (Scott $250)
    Start Price : 150 USD
    Current Opening : 100 USD
    Hammer price : 110 USD

    Lot# : 3057 Proofs and Essays

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    Catalog# : 261AP1
    261AP1, 1894 $1 Black, Large die proof on india,  147x198mm, some light soiling on reverse, Extremely Fine appearing (Scott $500) 
    Start Price : 400 USD
    Current Opening : 240 USD
    Hammer price : 325 USD

    Lot# : 3058 Proofs and Essays

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    Catalog# : 262P1
    262P1, 1894 $2 Dark blue, Large die proof on india,  151x201mm, sharp impression, a few small corner bends and a little light foxing, Very Fine (Scott $500)
    Start Price : 250 USD
    Current Opening : 350 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 3059 Proofs and Essays

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    Catalog# : 279P2-284P2
    279P2-284P2, 1897 1c-15c Bureau, Panama-Pacific Small die proofs on wove, complete set of four Roosevelt proofs mounted to grayish card, each with toning and stains, otherwise Very Fine and scarce (Scott $1,500)
    Start Price : 500 USD
    Current Opening : 300 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 3060 Proofs and Essays

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    Catalog# : 285P2a-293P2a
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    285P2a-293P2a, 1898 1c-$2 Trans-Mississippi, Pan-Pacific small die proofs on yellowish wove paper,  41x29mm, lightly hinged, 5c with small toning spot at bottom, 10c and 50c a couple very light toning spots, $2 is slightly faded, Very Fine; 50c 1991 PF certificate, incredibly scarce, Scott reports only 3-5 Pan-Pacific proof sets were produced (Scott $11,250)
    Start Price : 10,000 USD
    Current Opening : 9,400 USD
    Hammer price : 9,500 USD

    Lot# : 3061 Proofs and Essays

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    Catalog# : 285-E8
    285-E8 - 293-E7, 1898 Trans-Mississippi, Bi-Color large die essays on india, set of 9, die sunk on card, nos. 285-E8, 286-E8, 287-E9, 288-E5, 289-E4, 290-E4, 291-E8, 292-E6 and 293-E7, each measuring 203x152mm and hinged in four corners, light soiling, 50c has light scuffs and toning on face, overall attractive and Very Fine set (Scott $4,950)
    Start Price : 2,500 USD
    Current Opening : 1,500 USD
    Hammer price : 2,400 USD

    Lot# : 3062 Proofs and Essays

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    Catalog# : 328P2-330P2
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    328P2-330P2, 1907 1c-5c Jamestown, Small die proof on white wove paper,  each 39x31mm, some natural paper irregularities, Very Fine, each with 1978 PF certificate (Scott $2,700)
    Start Price : 2,500 USD
    Current Opening : 2,800 USD
    Hammer price : 3,750 USD

    Lot# : 3063 Proofs and Essays

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    Catalog# : 331P2a
    331P2a-342P2a, 1908 1c-$1 Washington, Pan-Pacific small die proofs on yellowish wove, set of 12, each measuring approximately 24x27mm, 6c has some light oxidation and a few values have light offset on back, $1 has tiny nick at top and light toning on back (as is seen on many Pan-Pacific proofs), Very Fine, scarce set with Scott reporting only 3-5 known of each (Scott $14,400)
    Start Price : 10,000 USD
    Current Opening : 10,000 USD
    Hammer price : 10,000 USD

    Lot# : 3064 Proofs and Essays

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    Catalog# : 405P2a/P2a
    405P2a-407P2a, 414P2a-421P2a, 423P2a, 1912 Washington / Franklin, Pan-Pacific small die proofs on yellowish wove, set of 12, each measuring approximately 24x27mm, a couple with light toning (as is seen on many Pan-Pacific proofs), 10c with light oxidation, Very Fine, scarce set with Scott reporting only 3-5 known of each (Scott $14,400)
    Start Price : 10,000 USD
    Current Opening : 9,750 USD
    Hammer price : 10,000 USD

    Lot# : 3065 Proofs and Essays

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    Catalog# : 548
    548P2-50P2, 1920 Pilgrim Tercentenary, Small die proof on white wove paper,  each measuring 34 x 27mm, Very Fine, (Scott $3,600)
    Start Price : 3,000 USD
    Current Opening : 2,800 USD
    Hammer price : 2,900 USD

    Lot# : 3066 Proofs and Essays

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    Catalog# : 557P1
    557P1, 1922 5c Dark blue, Large die proof on india,  95x112mm, fresh color and impression, light hinging on front and reverse, Very Fine (Scott $1,000) 
    Start Price : 750 USD
    Current Opening : 950 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 3067 Proofs and Essays

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    Catalog# : 620P1a-621P1a
    620P1a-621P1a, 1925 Norse America, Large die proofs on india,  150x222mm, signed and dated approval signature at bottom, Extremely Fine (Scott $1,700)
    Start Price : 2,500 USD
    Current Opening : 2,100 USD
    Hammer price : 2,300 USD

    Lot# : 3068 Proofs and Essays

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    Catalog# : 959TC1ae
    959TC1ae, 1948 3c Progress of Women, Large die proof on india, some typical pencil inscriptions for approval on front and back as well as serial number and authorization signature on back,  light corner crease lower left, still Very Fine (Scott $1,500)
    Start Price : 900 USD
    Current Opening : 650 USD
    Hammer price : 675 USD

    Lot# : 3069 Proofs and Essays

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    Catalog# : E1P1-E3P1
    E1P1-E3P1, 1885-93 Special Delivery, Hybrid large die proofs on india,  each 228x151mm and with varying degrees of foxing on front, Very Fine, lovely showpiece (Scott $2,950)
    Start Price : 1,200 USD
    Current Opening : 725 USD
    Hammer price : 1,900 USD

    Lot# : 3070 Proofs and Essays

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    Catalog# : J1TC4-J7TC4
    J1TC4-J7TC4, 1879 1c-50c Postage Due, Atlanta Trial color plate proofs on card,  reprinted in set of five colors on thin card for 1881 International Cotton Exhibition in Atlanta, GA, each previously lightly hinged, overall Very Fine set (Scott $1,785)
    Start Price : 2,000 USD
    Current Opening : 2,000 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 3071 Proofs and Essays

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    Catalog# : J1P4-J28P4
    J1P4-J28P4, 1879-93 1c-50c Postage Due, Plate proofs on card,  some previously hinged, a few with minor hinge thins, Very Fine appearance (Scott $359)
    Start Price : 150 USD
    Current Opening : 90 USD
    Hammer price : 160 USD

    Lot# : 3072 Proofs and Essays

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    Catalog# : O1P4-O93P4
    O1P4-O93P4, 1873 1c-$20 Officials, Plate proofs on card,  complete set from each department carefully mounted on quadrille pages, Extremely Fine (Scott $878) 
    Start Price : 400 USD
    Current Opening : 240 USD
    Hammer price : 525 USD

    Lot# : 3073 Proofs and Essays

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    Catalog# : O47P1-O56P1
    O47P1-O56P1, 1c-90c Post Office, Large die proofs on india,  each 151x228mm, some light toning mostly away from the die sinkage area except slightly affecting the 10c and 24c values and a few rounded corners, otherwise Very Fine set (Scott $800)
    Start Price : 400 USD
    Current Opening : 450 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 3074 Proofs and Essays

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    Catalog# : O57P4
    O57P4-71O4, 1873 State Dept, Plate proofs on card,  unhinged and fresh, $20 tiny spot of discoloration, Extremely Fine (Scott $236)
    Start Price : 200 USD
    Current Opening : 200 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 3075 Proofs and Essays

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    Catalog# : PR2P4-PR7P4
    PR2P4-PR7P4, 1865-75 Newspaper issues, Plate proofs on card,  PR4P4 several hr's and small thin, o/w Very Fine (Scott $420)
    Start Price : 150 USD
    Current Opening : 90 USD
    Hammer price : 210 USD

    Lot# : 3076 Proofs and Essays

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    Catalog# : PR9TC4-PR32TC4
    PR9TC4-PR32TC4, 1875 2c-$60 Newspapers, "Atlanta" Trial color plate proofs,  full set of the 120 proofs in all five colors issued for 1881 International Cotton Exhibition in Atlanta, GA, F-VF, an elusive complete set (Scott $5,160)
    Start Price : 3,000 USD
    Current Opening : 3,000 USD
    Hammer price : 3,000 USD

    Lot# : 3077 Proofs and Essays

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    Catalog# : PR16P2
    PR16P2-23P2, 1875 12c-96c Newspaper, Small die proof on white wove, partial set mounted on slightly reduced large gray cardboard from Roosevelt presentation album, scarce and Extremely Fine (Scott $400) 
    Start Price : 400 USD
    Current Opening : 350 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 3078 Proofs and Essays

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    Catalog# : PR63P4
    PR63P4-79P4, 1879 American Bank Note Group, Plate proofs on card,  17 different, wonderful color and impression, couple with light toning or scuff on back, Very Fine (Scott $255)
    Start Price : 100 USD
    Current Opening : 60 USD
    Hammer price : 130 USD

    Lot# : 3079 Proofs and Essays

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    Catalog# : Q9P1
    Q9P1, 1913 25c Carmine rose, Large die proof on india,  202x154mm, inscribed "Engraved by H.L. Charlton, Bureau of Engraving & Printing" in pencil at lower right, light foxing and soiling, Very Fine (Scott $1,400) 
    Start Price : 750 USD
    Current Opening : 450 USD
    Hammer price : 800 USD

    Lot# : 3080 Proofs and Essays

    Catalog# : 16T44TC1
    16T44TC1, 1913 Western Union Telegraph Group, Trial color proofs,  four different colors on large die printed directly on thin card, measurements of proofs vary from the smallest proof measuring 103x137mm to the largest proof measuring 128x171mm, some light wrinkling on green proof, overall Very Fine appearance. (no photo)
    Start Price : 200 USD
    Current Opening : 140 USD
    Hammer price : 140 USD
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