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    Postage Dues, 1879, 1c - 50c Large Die Trial Color Proofs (J1-7TC1), a complete set, lacking only the 3c Gray Black, comprising 59 of 60 listed colors lacking only the 3c gray black, all but the 5c ultramarine are still on card, each neatly reduced to just larger than the size of the die, i.e. approximately 55mm x 65mm for the 1c to 5c and 65mm x 75mm for the 10c-50c except the 1c ultramarine and the 30c olive yellow, which are 45mm x 54mm; a few with slight tone spots and the oranges are slightly oxidized, a few with minor thins, but overall Very Fine and exceedingly rare sets that would take many years to duplicate.

    Scott $30,000

    Provenance: Chesapeake

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    June, 2009
    2nd-4th Tuesday-Thursday
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