Card Proof Inverts
120aP4, 121aP4, 122aP4, 129aP4 – The 1869 Issue
card proof inverts
We recently re-acquired this set. This sheet
margin set was first purchased by us at
Washington 2006 and subsequently sold to a
client a few years later.
This pristine set originated
from the sheets of 100 which in all probability
went from Petrie to the Earl of Crawford. The
sheets were purchased as part of the Earl’s
estate by the Nassau Stamp Company. Sometime
after 1916 the sheets were cut up. Today there
exists asset of plate blocks of eight, two sets
of blocks of four, four sets of pairs (if they
have not been cut apart) and the balance as
singles. A very small number of the single sets
come with sheet margins. Scott catalog value:
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CSA 7 -
Pair, Wallpaper cover 5c Blue
horizontal pair tied by bold double-circle datestamp on green and
tan floral wallpaper cover to Choctaw Corner Ala. Sent "Via Mobile"
at lower left, opened for display, slight edge wear and expertly
repaired tear, stamps with slight toning. (PH77-22)
63 - Wrapper
A large part of a
wrapper used to send a newspaper from Boston to Cpl. John D. Priest
of the 44th Mass Vols. at New Bern, N.C. Note docketing
on face “(1 paper)”. Ex-Donald Evans includes a portion of the
exhibit page for this piece. (PH77-11) $150.00
Striking Union Patriotic use of
the One-Cent 1861 issue
63 (x3) – Patriotic
Violet patriotic (Weiss no. M-L93 ) with Port Byron, Ill
CDS on domestic rate cover to Normal University in Bloomington, Ill.
Very slightly reduced at the right. Ex-Donald Evans (PH76-04)
Trial Color on Stamp Paper!
Scarlet trial color on stamp paper with a small portion of OG. Very well
centered for this issue. The four pen strokes that deface the image do
not break the paper; much is common to this issue. With two PF
certificates. Without a doubt a premium copy. (EP77-15) $5,500.00
Postage Due Plate Proofs
2c Deep claret, plate proof on card, right
sheet margin block of four. (EP75-19). $900.00. We also have
singles available at
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Solo Use To France
A Major Eye-Catcher!
311 – Solo use $1.00
Black tied by New York
1912 duplex CDS.
Sent via steamer
Philadelphia to Banque
J. Allard & Co., Paris,
France. Opened by French
Military Postal Control,
oval stamp reading
“Ouvert 9” applied to
both front and back.
Return address printed
on back flap: Heidelbach,
Ickelheimer &Co., P.O.
Box 1854, New York.
Write up from exhibit
page provides the story
behind Heidelbach &
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A Large Die Proof
Mounted to resemble a large die proof
1c Blue Roosevelt
small die proof remainder die sunk on card.
There is an interesting smear between the N and
T at the bottom. Ex-Finkelburg (EP77-11)
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Franklin D. Roosevelt
928-E United Nations
5c rejected design, engraved frame and type, wash palm sprig and pen
and wash vignette of Roosevelt. This is photographic reduction of the
model submitted for the stamp. Mounted behind gray matte board and
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