Lot 2565 PWestern Union Telegraph Co., 1913, Trial Color Large Die Proofs on India, group of 10 mostly different colors on India paper die sunk on cards measuring 100X128mm or larger showing full die sinkage, colors comprise dull green, orange (2), red, lake red, deep ultramarine, black, brown, purple, dark violet, Very Fine, unpriced in Scott.
Scott No. 16T44TC1 var. Estimate $400 - 600.
Lot 2566 PWestern Union Telegraph Co., 1913, Trial Color Large Die Proofs on Ivory, group of 12 different colors directly sunk on cards measuring 100X128mm or larger showing full die sinkage, colors comprise slate blue, dark carmine, dull green, black, brown, violet, slate green, lake red, dull red, rose red, blue, dull violet, Very Fine, unpriced in Scott.
Scott No. 16T44TC1d Estimate $500 - 750.
Lot 2567 PWestern Union Telegraph Co., 1913 Trial Color Plate Proofs and Horizontal Pair Imperf Between Sheets, group of four comprising 16T44TC5 sheets of 16 in dark violet and sepia, two 16TC44 unsevered complete sheets of 16 with each containing six 16TC44b pairs, Very Fine group.
Scott No. 16T44TC, 16T44b Estimate $300 - 400.
Lot 2568 /Western Union Telegraph Co., 1940, 1¢-25¢ Morse Issue Collection, wonderful collection mounted on hand lettered pages including mint singles, two photo essays with Morse vignette for a 3¢ postage stamp that was never issued, 16T101a vertical pair imperf between, albino transfer roll proof impression on fiber-board from original master die after hardening (probably unique), exploded booklet with 1¢ (3), 2¢-25¢ (1) panes, 16T99-103 in booklet panes with selvage, set of 16T99a-16T103a imperf gutter blocks, plus a nice engraved portrait for the Eclectic by Perine, Very Fine and unique group.
Scott No. 16T99-16T103 Estimate $500 - 750.
Lot 2569 PWestern Union Telegraph Co., Proof and Trial Colors, group including 16T44P2, 16T44TCa group of 5 in four colors, 16T44TCd group of six different colors, various 16T1 plate proofs and trial color proofs including pairs, etc., Very Fine, plenty of value.
Scott No. 16T1P3//16T44TC Estimate $500 - 750.
Lot 2570Western Union Telegraph Co., 1871-1942, Franklin D. Roosevelt Presentation Collection, collection presented to FDR by Western Union in 1941 with a complete mint collection mounted on old-time gilt-edge leaves housed in a red leather Scott album, also includes engraved portraits of the Western Union Presidents whose signatures are on the stamps, original correspondence related to the presentation, a few leaves have come loose.
Scott No. 16T1-16T107 Estimate $400 - 600.
Lot 2571 /oWestern Union Telegraph Co., Collection Balance, including singles, blocks, errors, proofs, etc., some better noted including 1916 "Specimen" booklet, 16T13 pane with blue overprint and block with red overprint, 16T44b pane of four, 16T11 with "Cancelled" handstamp, etc., F.-V.F.
Scott No. 16T1//16T115 Estimate $400 - 600.
Lot 2572World Telecommunications Conferences, 1947, small collection comprising 17T1-17T2 in pane of 9 (cat. $1,200) with original backing paper adhering and typical rust marks, 17T1 pane of 9, booklet with one 17T3 pane and six 17T1 panes, and 17T3 block of six, F.-V.F., a scarce group.
Scott No. 17T1-17T3 $1,816.