Ed Richardson

The Second bill stamp material and the prices realized from the auction.

R. MARESCH & SON, March 4th 1981
Revenues

Sissons Catalogue numbers and values are used unless otherwise noted. Catalogue values for items not listed by Sissons are from the unpublished manuscript of "The Ed Richardson Handbook and Catalogue of B.N.A Revenues" and are noted R.H.&C. P - proof , * - Unused without original gum, * * - Unused with original gum

1865 2ND ISSUE BILL STAMPS (Engraved)

Lot #DescriptionEstimateRealized
738 PR18:1¢ black small Die Proof on India (Die No. 234).250+115
739 PR18: 1c violet small Die Proof on thin yellowish wove paper (no Die No.) some all-over foxing200 +100
740 PR27: 10¢ black small Die Proof on India (Die No. 232 at top)250+180
741 PR33: $1 green small Die Proof on India (no Die No.)200+155
742 PR35: $2 black small Die Proof on India of frame only, rare.250+350
743 PR33: $1 black large Die Proof on India die sunk (35x37mm) on large card (151x189mm) with Die No. 233, trifle foxing. THE ONLY KNOWN COPY. 500+ 800
744 PR18/36: 1¢ to $3 seventeen Plate Proofs on India cpl. (except 20¢), mostly in issued colours (9¢ red faulty)250+350
745 PR18/36: 33 different trial colour Plate Proofs on India, 1¢ to $3, (no 9¢), two with faults.50+725
746 PR33-6: $1 (2), $2 and $3 (5), eight trial colour Plate Proofs, all in different two colour combinations, lovely lot.350+600
747 PR27: 10¢ four colour proofs on wove, in pink, violet, pale green, and pale sepia from the Trade Sample Sheet.125+220
748 PR29a: 30¢ IMPERFORATE pair, left copy with large tear300210
749 *R31a: 40¢ block of four IMPERFORATE HORIZONTALLY and misperforated vertically, light horizontal crease bottom pair6002500
750 * *R32a: 50¢ IMPERFORATE PAIR, left copy with some gum penetration at margin300575
751 * *R33a: $1 red and green centre block of 4 IMPERFORATE HORIZONTALLY6003000
752 * *R36a: $3 imperforate pair300+3000
753 * *R36b: $3 imprint block of 4, IMPERFORATE HORIZONTALLY, showpiece600+4000
754 * *R18-36: THE COLLECTION with over 70 stamps incl. unused $1 mint $2 & $3; R34 used block of 4, papers, perforations, imprints, 1 Document, etc765 +800