Sale Number: 755
Sale Date: Saturday, November 20, 1993
1993 Rarities of the World

Newspapers and Periodicals
Lot Sym. Lot Description Est/Cat Realized
308 TC 2c-$60.00 Newspapers, Atlanta Trial Color Plate Proofs on Card (PR9TC-PR32TC). Complete set of 120 proofs in five colors, most with large margins and sound, several in at one side and/or with card thin or crease, otherwise a Very Fine and impressive set (Image Magnifier)

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3,960 0
309 Pbl 24c-$1.92 Newspaper, Black Trial Color Plate Proofs on India (PR17TC, PR18TC, PR19TC, PR23TC). Large blocks mounted on card as follows: 24c (42), corner faults; 36c (42); 48c (36), corner faults; 96c (60), waterstaining on card and minor wrinkles; $1.92 (60); all fresh and generally Very Fine, an impressive group (Image Magnifier)

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8,400 0
310 E $12.00 Newspaper, Black Large Die Essay on India (PR28-E1). Continental imprint, die sunk on 66 x 80 mm card, incomplete engraving and no shading on denominations, Very Fine, rare (Image Magnifier)

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1,250 0
311 E 24c Newspaper, Wash Drawing Essay on Card (PR29-E1). 88 x 121 mm, pencil dimensions and notes "Alter" with arrows pointing to stars, signed by Charles Skinner and Joseph Claxton, small adhesive stain at lower right, inconsequential as this essay is unique (Image Magnifier)

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750 525
312 E 48c Newspaper, Wash Drawing Essay on Card (PR31-E2). 88 x 121 mm, similar to issued design, pencil notes "$48" twice above design, signed by CHarles Skinner and Joseph Claxton, crack in card clear of design, otherwise Fine, unique (Image Magnifier)

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750 525
313 E $60.00 Newspaper, Wash Drawing Essay on Card (PR32-E1). 88 x 121 mm, similar to issued design, signed in pencil by Charles Skinner and Joseph Claxton, Very Fine, unique (Image Magnifier)

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750 500
314 P 1c-$100.00 1895 Newspaper, Large Die Proofs (PR102P1-PR113P2). Complete set of large dies, die sunk on card, Very Fine (Image Magnifier)

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1,500 0
315 P 1c-$100.00 1895 Newspaper, Small Die Proofs (PR102P2-PR113P2). From the Roosevelt album, mounted on gray card, Very Fine set (Image Magnifier)

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1,200 0
316 og $24.00 Dark Gray Violet, Newspaper (PR29). Original gum, h.r., well-centered and fresh, Extremely Fine, rare in such choice quality (Image Magnifier)

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750 850
317 og $48.00 Red Brown, Newspaper (PR31). Original gum, near perfect centering, rich color, Extremely Fine "Gem" (Image Magnifier)

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1,050 1,350
318 og 48c Pale Rose, Special Printing (PR43). Bright and fresh, extra wide margins, Extremely Fine, with 1993 P.F. certificate (Image Magnifier)

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600 900
319 og 96c Pale Rose, Special Printing (PR47). Remarkable centering, bright and fresh, Extremely Fine, rare in such choice condition, with 1992 P.F. certificate (Image Magnifier)

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1,500 0
320 og 96c Pale Rose, Special Printing (PR47). Well-centered, bright and fresh, single nibbed perf at top, otherwise Very Fine, with 1970 P.F. certificate (Image Magnifier)

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1,500 850
321 og $1.92 Dark Brown, Special Printing (PR48). Deep rich color, well-centered with extra wide bottom margin, Extremely Fine, a rarity, only 41 issued, with 1993 P.F. certificate (Image Magnifier)

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3,500 3,500
322 og $1.92 Dark Brown, Special Printing (PR48). Choice centering, deep rich color, s.e. at bottom, still Very Fine, rare, only 41 issued, with 1971 P.F. certificate (Image Magnifier)

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323 og $1.92 Dark Brown, Special Printing (PR48). Fresh, three wide margins, centered slightly to bottom, Very Fine, a rarity, only 41 issued, signed Bartels, with 1991 P.F. certificate (Image Magnifier)

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3,500 3,250
324 og 60c Pink, Newspaper (PR98). Original gum, natural vertical gum wrinkle, tiny scuff speck to the right of "RS", otherwise Fine, the 1894 Bureau printing is extremely rare, with P.S.E. certificate (Image Magnifier)

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3,500 2,300
325 og 96c Pink, Newspaper (PR99). Original gum, small h.r., fresh, rich color, perfs just touch at right, light bends described as creases on certificate, still Fine and extremely rare 1894 Bureau printing, with 1991 P.F. certificate (Image Magnifier)

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4,000 2,800
326 og $6.00 Pale Blue, Newspaper (PR101). Well-centered, s.e. at top, Very Fine, extremely rare Bureau printing, with 1991 P.F. certificate (Image Magnifier)

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6,250 5,250
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