1914 E1 Essay                                1918-3

Imperforate Christmas Seal Pairs

1913 type 2 issued without gum, (Green's catalog value $400) $200.00

1913 type 2, creased thru seals, NG 50.00

1916 75.00

1916 creased thru seals 30.00

  1917 imperforate block

1917 7.50 (block of 4 illustrated, available for 2x the pair price, so $15)

1918 VF type 1 $20.00

1918 VF type 1, NG or small fault $7.50

1918 VF type 2 $20.00

1918 VF type 2, NG or small fault $7.50

1919 VF type 2 (NG or small fault 7.50) 15.00

1920 VF type 2 (NG or small fault 7.50) 15.00

1921 type 2, imperforate pair 20.00

1921 type 3 (NG 1.50) 3.00

1922p2 hinged 100.00

1922p2 light crease in one seal 75.00

1922p2 pair showing unlisted flaw on seal #45 never hinged 125.00

1922p2 pair showing unlisted flaw on seal with white triangle, creased 100.00

1922p2 pair showing unlisted flaw on seal on seal #31, creased 100.00

1922p3 blue and red only, never hinged 50.00

1923 20.00

1923 trimmed to the design, NG 5.00

1924 2.50

1925 (PH) 5.00

1926 3.50

1927 2.00

1928 (NG Eureka $2.50, NG Strobridge $3.50) 5.00

1929 1.00

1930-1932 your choice, each .50

1933-40 your choice, each .25

1941-53 your choice, each .20

1954 block .40

1955 .20

1956-1957 your choice of block, each .40

1958-1959 your choice, each .20

1960-1965, your choice of block, each .40

1966 block of 8 .75

1967 block of 20 1.50

1968 block of 8 .75

1969 block of 4 .40

1970 sheet 5.00

1971 block of 8 .75

1972 strip of 10 .75

1973 set of 12 1.00

1974 block of 4 .40

1975-80 your choice of full sheet, each 5.00

1981 .25

1982 block of 14  2.00

1983 package label pair 1.00

1984 block of 14 2.00

1985 package label pair 1.00

1986-1987 your choice of block of 14, each 2.00

1988 block of 14 40.00

1990 strip of 6 15.00

1991 sheet 10.00

1992 strip of 6 2.00

1993 strip of 5 1.50

1994 strip of 5 1.50

1995 sheet of 53 50.00

1997 gift tag strip of 5 3.00

1997 gift tag strip of 5, with simulated perforations 3.00

                                                     1911 E2

Christmas seal Essays

A proposed seal design, submitted and proofed, but not accepted. 1909-1.3 & .4 Strobridge black proofs, set of 2 imperforate pairs, one showing the central red cross, red cross border, and holly berries; all in black. The other showing the rest of the design in black, issued without gum $350.00 1909-1.3 & .4 Strobridge black proofs, set of 2, as above but singles instead of pairs $175.00

1911E2 imperforate single die proof essay 6x5" NH (never hinged), with a few natural paper inclusions (dark spots), not bad, mentioned for accuracy, satisfaction always guaranteed $300.00

1911E2 imperforate single die proof essay 3x3" NH (never hinged), "carmine and yellow-green" written on back in light pencil $300.00

1913 E1a imperforate margin single, similar to type 1 with poinsettias outlined, issued without gum, VF-EF 100.00

1913E2  imperforate margin single, similar to type 1 with poinsettias outlined with "Merry Christmas" at bottom on white banner, issued without gum, VF-EF 100.00

1913 E3 imperforate wide margin single, black vignette, similar to type 1, with poinsettias, issued without gum, VF-EF 100.00

1913 E3 imperforate margin pair, black vignrette, similar to type 1, with poinsettias, issued without gum, VF-EF 100.00

1913 E3x imperforate wide margin pane of 10, issued without gum 875.00

1913 E4 imperforate wide margin single, green vignette, similar to type 1, with partial poinsettias, issued without gum, VF-EF 100.00

1913 E4 imperforate wide margin pair, green vignette, similar to type 1, with partial poinsettias, issued without gum, VF-EF 100.00

1913 E6 imperforate margin single, green vignette, similar to type 1, with poinsettias, issued without gum, VF-EF 100.00

1913 E7 imperforate margin single, similar to type 1, black vignette and less sky above highest mountain with poinsettias, issued without gum, VF-EF 100.00

1913 E7x imperforate wide margin pane of 10, issued without gum 875.00

1913 E8 imperforate margin single, similar to type 1, issued without gum, VF-EF 100.00

1914E1 enlarged design, EF 30.00

1914E1 enlarged design, VF 25.00

1914E1 enlarged design, F 20.00

1914E1 essay sheet of 25 F-VF+ $600.00

1916E1 with white tassel, dark green $40.00

1917E7a green only, kid paper, imperforate single, cut tight 25.00

1917E7b blue green and red, kid paper, imperforate pair 30.00

1917E7c green, red and yellow, toned paper, imperf pair 30.00

1917E7d light green and red, heavy coated paper, imperforate pair 25.00

1917E7e light green and red, heavy coated gummed paper, imperforate pair 30.00

1917E7f perforation 12, light green & red, varnish in red, gummed kid paper, single 20.00

1917E7h perforation 12, blue green and red, faint linenized gummed paper 25.00

1917E7ha variety - perforation 12, blue green and red, coarse linenized gummed paper 10.00

1917E7i perforation 12, blue green and red, heavy coated paper 15.00

1917E7j as "I", but issued with gum 10.00

1917E7k perforation 12, blue green and red, heavy coated gummed paper 10.00

1917E7l perforation 12, blue green and red, plain gummed paper, varnish in red 15.00

1917E7m perforation 12, yellow green and red, plain gummed paper, varnish in red 10.00

1917E7n perforation 12, blue green and red, plain gummed paper 12 10.00

1917E8p8a red only 25.00

1917E8p8c green only 25.00

1918E2, E3, E4 set of 3 margin blocks of 4 $400.00

1918-3 type 3 5.00

1918-3x1 sheet of 100, a few minor separations have been reinforced with hinges, a small piece of the margin is missing, 500.00

1923E1 imperforate single, no gum 25.00

1923E1 imperforate pair, no gum 50.00

1924E1 Santa carrying tree 60.00

1924E1 Santa carrying tree, imperforate half sheet of 4  235.00

1924E1 Santa carrying tree, imperforate tete-beche sheet of 8, never hinged 470.00

1924E6 scalloped cape (SE 1.25) 2.50

1924E6x scalloped cape sheet of 100 (NG 75.00) 135.00

1927E1 solid runner 1.50

1927E1x solid runner sheet of 100 (NG 50.00) 100.00

1928E1 formerly listed as advance sample, shading on sails even and complete, perforation 12 (NG .75) 1.50

1928E1x formerly listed as advance sample, shading on sails even and complete, sheet of 100, (NG 55.00) 110.00

1928E1p imperforate pair, NG 3.00

1928E1pcp four imperf pairs, NG 40.00

1928E8 die proof essay, stained, badly faulty 12.00

1929E12 purple background, imperforate pair 25.00

1929E13 imperforate yellow jacket pair, (NG 10.00) 20.00

1929E14 yellow jacket (SE or NG 1.25) 2.50

1929E14x yellow jacket sheet (NG 87.50) 175.00

1932E Hygeia (NG or SE 3.75) (PH) 7.50

1932Ex Hygeia sheet of 50 275.00

1932 E7 boy & girl larger facing right,  cut close to design and mounted on a 1928 seal 25.00

1932 E9x dot for mouth, heavy reddish purple color in upper sky, wide margin imperforate sheet of 100 125.00

1932 E9pcp seven imperf pairs (NG 3.00) 6.00

1932E10 dot for mouth, heavy reddish purple color in upper sky, perforation 12 1/2 (NG .50) 1.00

1932E10x perforation 12 1/2, dot for mouth, heavy reddish purple color in upper sky, wide margin sheet (NG 37.50) 75.00

1932E11 dot for mouth, bluish purple color in upper sky, imperforate pair 2.00

1932E11x dot for mouth, bluish purple color in upper sky, wide margin imperforate sheet of 100 (NG 50.00) 100.00

1932E11pcp seven imperf pairs, NG 6.00 

Similar to 1932E12 photostat without text, imperforate pair 2.00

1932 E13pcp, short set of 2 die proofs 17.50

1932E15 - an E11 cut close to design and mounted on a 1928 seal 5.00

1933 E2.1 Foil Essay, nude figure standing left, silver, burnished finish, hinged 50.00

1933 E2.2 Foil Essay, nude figure standing left, silver and dark green (incorrectly called blue in Green's Catalog), frosted finish, never hinged 50.00

1933 E2.3 Foil Essay, nude figure standing left, silver and light green, frosted finish, hinged, disturbed gum 50.00

1933 E2.4 Foil Essay, nude figure standing left, silver and black, frosted finish, disturbed gum 50.00

1933 E2.5 Foil Essay, nude figure standing left, gold and dark green (incorrectly called blue in Green's Catalog), frosted finish, never hinged 50.00

1933 E2.6 Foil Essay, nude figure standing left, gold and light green, burnished finish, no gum 50.00

1933 E2.6 Foil Essay, nude figure standing left, gold and light green, frosted finish, hinged 50.00

1933 E2.7 Foil Essay, nude figure standing left gold and black, burnished finish, never hinged 50.00

1933 E2.7 Foil Essay, nude figure standing left gold and black, frosted finish, never hinged 50.00

1934E2 deluxe foil seal, NG 3.75

1938 "S" trial printings, .1 or .2, red design in silver or gold, imperf pair (NG 2.50 ea.) each 5.00

1938 "S" trial printings .3, .4, .5, .6, or .7; each imperforate pair 10.00

1938E2 deluxe seal 12.50

1938E2 printed Xmas card folder, gift from NTA to CS&CSS members, "May A. Rigney", with E2 and 1938-4p2 reduced die proof 20.00

1938E2x tete-beche pane of 2 25.00

1938E4x Silver foil pane of one 25.00

1939E1 Essay die proof with silver ink background 50.00

1939E1 essay cut to seal size $20.00

1940E1 and E3 were from the same imperforate sheet of 64, 8x4 E1 at top part of wide margin sheet, and 8x4 E3 at bottom part of wide margin sheet. E1 and E3 are separated by a 25mm horizontal gutter. This proof was printed two ways; with a wide (15 1/2mm) color bars in the upper left margin, and with a narrow (13 1/2mm) color bars in the upper left margin. Trial colors were produced which at first look like progressive color proofs, but there are no color combinations, only single colors. The complete design exists with yellow, and the very similar greenish yellow.

 

1940E1 imperforate single, no screen in the green margins. NG 3.50

1940E1 trial color, light blue stage, NG 3.50

1940E1 trial color, yellow stage, NG 1.25

1940E1/E3 trial color, yellow horizontal gutter block of 8 15.00

 

1940E1 trial color, greenish yellow stage, NG 2.50

1940E1/E3 trial color, greenish yellow horizontal gutter block of 8 25.00

 

1940E1x/E3x sheet of 64 containing a pane of 32 E1, and a pane of 32 E1,& E3;separated by a wide gutter, glue stain in bottom margin, with gum 250.00

1940E1/E3 trial color sheet, yellow stage only, sheet of 64 containing a pane of 32 E1pcp stage 6, and a pane of 32 E3pcp stage 6, separated by a wide gutter 50.00

1940E1/E3 trial color sheet, greenish yellow stage only, sheet of 64 containing a pane of 32 E1pcp stage 6, and a pane of 32 E3pcp stage 6, separated by a wide gutter 75.00

1940E1x/E3x trial colors, Six different full sheets, all no gum. Complete design, yellow, ultramarine with narrow margins; plus complete design, yellow, and yellow green wide margins $847.00

 

1940E2 perforation 11 1/2, no screen in the green margins, No Gum 2.50

1940E3 imperforate single, no green in the margins, NG 3.50

1940E3 trial color ultramarine stage, NG 3.50

1940E3 trial color light blue stage, NG 3.50

1940E3 trial color pale salmon stage, NG 3.50

1940E3 trial color yellow stage, NG 1.25

1940E3 trial color greenish yellow stage, NG 2.50

1940E3 trial color red stage, NG 3.50

1940E4 perforation 11 1/2, no green in the margins (NG 2.50) 5.00

1940E5x sheet, no gum, with 2 seals removed from each of the four corners, without slogan seals in regular positions, no screen in green margins, so individual seals can be identified 97.50

1944SPa enlarged design, NG 2.50

1947NM.E3 die proof essay 50.00

1948 unlisted perforated essay with white date 5.00

1955-4p1 trial color imperforate pair 15.00

1956 photo essay, enlarged die cliche block of 4 with guide lines 25.00

1969-1E psychedelic trial colors, imperf block 7.50

1969-1E sheet of 100 $150.00

1970NMp1pcp Essay - Angels holding crosses, 9 die proof stages, blocks of 8 with wide margins and color bars, no gum $250.00