Lot 2924 EClassic Issue Essay Balance, 1851-77, of 38 essays; 1851 issues including 11-E8b in green (cat $300), nice range of 1861 issues with 1¢, 3¢, 5¢ & 24¢ portrait and portrait-label essays mostly in colors, 1869 issues with 1¢-3¢ small numeral essays and other higher denominations, 1877 dual frame essays, etc.; nice material throughout.
Scott No. 11E-17c//121-E1q; $3,940 Estimate $500 - 750.
Lot 2925 EEssay and Proof Balance, small group including 231P4, 238P4, 245P4, 234P3, 235P3, 237P3, 236S, 286-E8 Bicolor essay off-card and trimmed, 289-E4 Bicolor essay on full card, 289-E4 Bicolor essay mounted (not die sunk) on large card, and UY1E Brooks trimmed essay, F.-V.F. group.
Scott $3,410 Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Lot 2926 PPlate Card Proof Collection, 1847-93, of 212 different neatly mounted on pages; complete sets including 1847 Reproductions (3P4-4P4), Reprints of the 1857-50 Issue (40P4-47P4), 1861 Second Designs, 1869 Pictorials, 1870-90 Banknotes and 1893 Columbians, complete Officials, Newspapers, also Special Delivery, Dues & Carrier issues present, Very Fine, a wonderful 19th century card proof set.
Scott No. 3P4//PR32P4 Estimate $3,000 - 4,000.
Lot 2927 PProofs, Specimens & Samples, a nice lot which includes 1847 5¢-10¢ Reproductions Plate Proofs on India, 1869 Plate Proofs on India, 1¢ block of 8 with imprint, 6¢ & 10¢ blocks of four with plate number, 12¢ block of 4, plus some Bank Note plate proofs and Official plate proofs & Specimens, mixed condition.
Estimate $400 - 600.