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Balance of the 1861 Issue (5c through 90c)

Updated: 4-27-2017

Die Proofs

76P1 – Full size
5c Brown die proof pulled on India paper and die sunk on full size card blotter. Brilliant color and razor sharp impression. $700.00


76P1 – Signed 245
5c Brown, die proof pulled on India paper and die sunk on card blotter. Brilliant color and razor sharp impression. The proof is signed in pencil, at the lower right, by William E. Marshall, who engraved the portrait of Jefferson. A rare signed proof! Ex-Caspary.
$850.00

 

68P1 – great reference copy
10c Green die proof pulled on India paper and removed from the card blotter. Reduced in size, crease away from the die image and a couple of paper voids. SCV: $650.00 Net $150.00

68P1
10c Green die proof pulled on India paper and still affixed to the original card blotter. Reduced in size, razor sharp die impression. SCV: $650.00 Net $200.00

69P1
12c Black die proof pulled on India paper and die sunk on the original card blotter. Reduced to about ½” of the die sinkage area. With NBNCo. imprint and albino die no. “441”. SCV: $700.00 Net $500.00

69P1 – Full size
12c Black die proof pulled on India paper and die sunk on full size original card blotter. With NBNCo. imprint and albino die no. “441”. $500.00

78P1
24c Red lilac die proof pulled on India paper and die sunk on the original card blotter. Reduced to about 1” of the die sinkage area. Great color and razor sharp impression. $1,000.00

71P1
30c Orange die proof pulled on India paper and removed from the card blotter. Reduced in size. SCV: $500.00 Net $275.00

71P1
30c Orange die proof pulled on India paper and die sunk on the original card blotter. Reduced to about 1” of the die sinkage area. Great color and razor sharp impression. SCV: $500.00 Net $400.00

71P1 – Full size
30c Orange die proof pulled on India paper and die sunk on full size card blotter. This is not a presentation copy, probably a production copy. Brilliant color and razor sharp impression. $500.00

72P1
90c Blue die proof pulled on India paper and die sunk on the original card blotter. Reduced to about 1” of the die sinkage area. Great color and razor sharp impression. SCV: $500.00 Net $400.00

72P1
90c Blue die proof pulled on India paper and die sunk on full size card blotter. Presentation copy, with linen hinge running down the left edge on the back.. Brilliant color and razor sharp impression. $500.00

77P1
15c Black die proof pulled on India paper and removed from the card blotter. Slightly reduced in size. SCV: $1,400.00 Net $750.00

77P1
15c Black die proof pulled on India paper and die sunk on the original card blotter. Reduced to about ½” of the die sinkage area. With NBNCo. SCV: $1,400.00 Net $850.00

77P1 Slightly reduced from full size
15c Black die proof pulled on India paper and die sunk on card blotter. Incredible die impression which also shows the National Bank Note Company imprint. SCV: $1,400.00 Net $1,200.00

 

Black Small Die Proofs
These are not the Scott listed black small die proofs. This group originally contained the 1c and 10c values. The 1c is on the one-cent 1861 page. Ron Burns believes that these were pulled by the BEP during the 20th century. The impressions are incredibly strong and each is believed to be unique.

76P2
5c Black trial color small die proof pulled on India paper. $2,500.00

69TC2
12c Black trial color small die proof pulled on India paper with small thin. $1,500.00

70TC2
24c Black trial color small die proof pulled on India paper. $2,500.00

71TC2
30c Black trial color small die proof pulled on India paper. $2,500.00

72TC2
90c Black trial color small die proof pulled on India paper. $2,500.00

 

Roosevelt Small Die Proofs

63P2 – 72P2 – Complete set of 11
The National second designs (September issue) complete set of 11 Roosevelt small die proofs pulled on wove paper and mounted gray card backing. A marvelous premium set. $4,750.00

68P2 – Partially removed from the gray card backing
10c Green Roosevelt small die proof pulled on white wove paper which has been partially removed from the original gray card backing. Evidence of card backing on back. SCV: $225.00 Net $175.00

68P2
10c Green Roosevelt small die proof pulled on white wove paper and still affixed to the original gray card backing. $225.00

71P2 - Partially removed from the gray card backing
30c Orange Roosevelt small die proof pulled on white wove paper which has been partially removed from the original gray card backing. Evidence of card backing on back. SCV: $225.00 Net $150.00

71P2
30c Orange Roosevelt small die proof pulled on white wove paper and still affixed to the original gray card backing. Especially nice color for this proof which usually comes in a dull shade. $250.00

77P2
15c Black Roosevelt small die proof pulled on white wove paper and still affixed to the original gray card backing. Ex-Finkelburg $500.00 each

78P2
24c Lilac Roosevelt small die proof pulled on white wove paper and still affixed to the original gray card backing. $225.00 Each

 

India Paper Plate Proofs

 

76P3 – Block
5c Reddish brown plate proof on India paper block of four, sound. $225.00

76P3 Imprint block
5c Brown plate proof on India paper, left side imprint block of four, nice margins and sound. $325.00

71P3 – Block
30c Orange plate proof on India paper and still affixed to the original card blotter, block of four, sound. $250.00

78P3 – Sheet margin block of four
24c Lilac plate proof on India paper, top sheet margin block of four, sound. $500.00

71P3 – Plate number block of eight
30c Orange, bottom imprint plate number block of eight on India paper, sound. $1,500.00

68P3
10c Green, plate proof on India paper, XF, sound. $65.00

69P3
12c Black, plate proof on India paper, XF, sound. $65.00

78P3
24c Lilac, plate proof on India paper, XF, sound. $80.00

71P3
30c Orange, plate proof on India paper, XF, sound. $50.00

72P3
90c Blue, plate proof on India paper, XF, sound. $50.00

 

Card Board Plate Proofs

76P4 – Singles
5c Brown plate proof on card board. Please order by position. $30.00 Each

68P4 – Singles
10c Green plate proof on card board. Please order by position. $30.00 Each

69P4 – Singles
12c Black plate proof on card board. Please order by position. $30.00 Each

70P4 – Singles
24c Red lilac plate proof on card board. This shade only appeared in the first printing of 1879 and was limited to just 500 copies many of which have faded over time. Quite scarce in this bright condition. Please order by position. $500.00 Each

78P4 – Singles
24c Lilac plate proof on card board. Please order by position. $75.00 Each

78P4 – Block
24c Lilac plate proof on card board, block of four. $375.00

71P4 – Singles
30c Orange plate proof on card board. Please order by position. $30.00 Each

71P4 – Block of eight
30c Orange plate proof on card board, block of eight. Scarce card multiple. $450.00

71P4 – Block of 12
30c Orange plate proof on card board, right sheet margin block of 12. Rare position piece which shows the edge of the plate impressed into the card. $700.00

72P4 – Singles
90c Blue plate proof on card board. Please order by position. $30.00 Each

77P4 – Singles
15c Black plate proof on card board. Please order by position. $45.00 Each


Trial Color Proofs

 69TC1ai – Trial color die proof
12c Orange-yellow trial color die proof on India paper cut down to stamp size. Very rare. SCV: $2,500.00
Net $975.00

69TC1ag – Trial color die proof
12c Red-brown trial color die proof on India paper cut down. Very rare. Ex-Glass City SCV: $2,500.00 Net
$975.00

77TC1 – Trial color die proofs
15c Trial color die proofs pulled on India paper and die sunk on card blotters. Colors: Dark red, Orange
red, Sepia, and Dusky green. Very rare! $2,500.00 each

77TC3 – Trial color plate proof
15c Blue trial color plate proof on India paper, sound. $335.00

78TC
24c Experimental on greenish-gray paper, OG, light crease. $200.00

Lowenberg Decalcomania Patent

79-E69P5
12c Black 2c Rose imperforate plate impression on gummed goldbeater’s skin paper. Of the few 12c
examples that exist they are all somewhat mottled. This is an above average example. $200.00

79-E67P5
5c Brown imperforate plate impression on gummed goldbeater’s skin paper. Singles $75.00 Each, pair
$150.00

79-E67P5 – Block
5c Brown imperforate plate impression on gummed goldbeater’s skin paper, block of four. $175.00

79-E71P5a
30c Orange imperforate plate impression on gummed goldbeater’s skin paper. $100.00 Each

79-E72P5
90c Dark Blue imperforate plate impression on gummed goldbeater’s skin paper. Singles $100.00 Each,pair $150.00

79-E72P5 – Block
90c Dark blue imperforate plate impression on gummed goldbeater’s skin paper, block of four. Absolutely superb and very rare in this condition. $600.00

 

Atlanta Trail Color Plate Proofs

108TC4 – Atlanta 15c set
15c set of five colors, Atlanta trial color plate proofs on card board. A stunning set! $575.00

109TC4 – Atlanta 24c set
24c set of five colors, Atlanta trial color plate proofs on card board. A stunning set! $575.00

110TC4 - Atlanta 30c set
30c set of five colors, Atlanta trial color plate proofs on card board. A stunning set! $600.00

111TC – Atlanta 90c set
90c set of five colors, Atlanta trial color plate proofs on card board. A stunning set! $575.00

110TC4 240 30c Scarlet, Atlanta trial color plate proof on card. $100.00


 

110TC4 240

30c Scarlet, Atlanta trial color plate proof on card. $100.00

 

Specimens & Control Numbers

69P1S Variety – Die proof
12c Black die proof pulled on India paper, overprinted with open letter “SPECIMEN” in red and mountedon full size salesmen’s sample card. Red imprint at bottom reads: “Specimen Postage Stamp from the National Bank Note Company, No.1 Wall Street, New York”. $1,250.00

78P1S Variety – Die proof
24c Lilac die proof pulled on India paper, overprinted with open letter “SPECIMEN” in black andmounted on full size salesmen’s sample card. Brown imprint at bottom reads: “Specimen Postage Stampfrom the National Bank Note Company, No.1 Wall Street, New York”. $2,500.00

71P1S Variety – Die proof
3c Rose die proof pulled on India paper, overprinted with open letter “SPECIMEN” in black and mountedon salesmen’s sample card which has been reduced in size. Green imprint at bottom reads: “SpecimenPostage Stamp from the National Bank Note Company, No.1 Wall Street, New York”. With PF certificate.$850.00

76SB – Type B specimen
5c Brown, OG, with type B “Specimen” overprint. Typical centering for this stamp. SCV: $200.00 Net
$150.

68SB – Type B specimen
10c Green, OG, with type B “Specimen” overprint. Typical centering for this stamp. SCV: $200.00 NetFirst no gum $100.00 Second large part OG and nicely centered $150.00

78SB – Type B specimen
24c Lilac, part OG, with type B “Specimen” overprint. Well centered for this stamp. SCV: $250.00 Net $175.00

71SB – Type B specimen
30c Orange, no gum, with type B “Specimen” overprint. Well centered for this stamp. SCV: $200.00 Net$100.00 Each

72SB – Type B specimen
          
90c Blue, part OG, with type B “Specimen” overprint. Extremely well centered for this stamp. SCV:
           $120.00 Net $100.

76SJ – Control number
          
5c Brown, OG, with control number “6789” overprint in red. Typical centering for this stamp. $500.00 Each

71SJ – Control number
          
30c Orange, OG, with control number “2345” overprint in red. Typical centering for this stamp. $500.00


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