RICHARD FRIEDBERG STAMPS ************************* SPECIALISTS IN US REVENUES AND BACK-OF-THE-BOOK

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FIRST ISSUE PROOFS & TRIAL COLORS

R2P4 XF 60.00
R3P3 F fresh 65.00
R3P4 XF 50.00
R3TC5g in blue, perforated and gummed on
bond, F-VF 125.00
R8P3 VF shows plate flaws at LL 100.00
R16P3 pair 400.00
R21P4 XF 90.00
R23P4 XF block of 4 130.00
R24TC3 in carmine, VF 100.00
R25P4 F 20.00
R25P4 XF block of 4 130.00
R30P3 XF 60.00
R49P4 VF 35.00
R51TC3c VF-XF deep red lilac 150.00
R51TC3d XF slate blue 150.00
R51TC3e VF black 150.00
R55TC5 green plate proof on bond paper,
probably from composite sheet 600.00
R55TC5 deep blue on bond, rare,
unpriced by Scott 500.00
R62P3 VF 60.00
R62P4 F-VF 45.00
R66P4 F-VF 35.00
R66TC3 VF carmine 75.00
R67TC carmine on India pair 150.00
R67P4 F-VF 35.00
R68TC3 carmine, VF 65.00
R68TC3 carmine on India pair 150.00
R70TC3 carmine VF 125.00
R70TC3 carmine on India pair 250.00
R71TC3 carmine, huge sheep margin 150.00
R72P4 F-VF 20.00
R74TC3 XF carmine on India 400.00
R74P4 37.50
R75P4 F-VF 20.00
R76P4 F-VF 20.00
R76TC3 carmine F-VF 45.00
R88P4 F-VF 40.00
R89P4 F-VF 40.00
R95P4 imprint and pl. # strip of 4 600.00
R95TC3 VF yellow green 250.00
R102P3 small faults as almost always 1200.00
 
R44 set of 4 trial colors (all the known colors)
with black vignettes pasted over the original
engraved vignettes, on heavy bond paper, VF,
rare complete set. This is believed to be initial
essays for the Second Issue. 2000.00
R55 set of 4 trial colors (all the known colors)
with black vignettes pasted over the original
engraved vignettes, on heavy bond paper, VF,
rare complete set. This is believed to be initial
essays for the Second Issue. 2000.00

2ND & 3RD ISSUE PROOFS & TRIAL COLORS

R104TC5 plate on bond block of 4 175.00
R105P4 VF 15.00
R109P3 VF block of 4 80.00
R109P4 VF 15.00
R111P3 25.00
R111P4 XF 15.00
R112P4 VF 15.00
R119P4 XF 45.00
R119P4 upper left corner sheet margin
strip of 4, clean 225.00
R120P4 VF 25.00
R121P4 VF-XF 65.00
R122P4 VF 40.00
R127TC3 carmine 125.00
R130P3 XF block of 4, clean India paper 925.00
R130P4 VF 120.00
R134TC4 brown-black block of 4 225.00
R134P4 VF-XF 15.00
R134P4 XF horiz. pair 40.00
R136P3 XF 30.00
R138P4 VF 20.00
R140P3 F-VF 20.00
R142P4 XF 65.00
R144P4 40.00
R145P4 VF horiz pair 200.00
R146P4 40.00
R146P4 VF-XF bottom sheet margin horiz pair 100.00
R147P4 XF 80.00
R148P4 VF-XF horiz pair 120.00
R149P4 VF-XF 65.00

PROPRIETARY AND BEER PROOFS & TRIAL COLORS

RB1P4/7P4 set of 5 95.00
RB1P4 block of 4 50.00
RB1P5 XF lower left sheet margin pair 30.00
RB1P5 XF block of 4 60.00
RB1TC block of 9 orange & ultramarine
on granite bond 350.00
RB3P3 20.00
RB3TC block of 4 blue & black on bond 250.00
RB7P3 VF 20.00
RB7P3 block of 4 95.00
RB8P2 XF small die on India, typical small
hinge thin, rare, only a few produced 1750.00
RB13P3 55.00
RB14P3 50.00

REA19 design (Turner B-21c) die proof on cream
color horiz laid paper 600.00

SILVER TAX PROOFS & TRIAL COLORS

RG72P1 rare and unique engraver's stock proof,
without the punch cancel found on the few known
Silver Tax proofs. 20th century revenue die proofs
are nearly non-existent. 1800.00
 
TELEGRAPH PROOFS & TRIAL COLORS

1T1P3-1T16P3 American Rapid Telegraph Co,
VF complete set of India proofs 450.00
3T4P2 VF 25.00
3T6P4 VF pair 75.00
3T10TC4 black trial color 20.00
12T3P4 VF card proof 35.00
12T4P4 VF card proof 35.00
15T5TC 4 different unlisted trial color proofs
on card, unusual and scarce 250.00
15T34/35 VF proof on card, unlisted in black 100.00
16T5P4 F-VF 25.00
16T8P4 VF 25.00
16T10P4 VF 25.00
16T11P3 VF thin 20.00
16T44P XF plate on bond 25.00
16T44TC1 orange brown die on india XF 100.00
16T44TC3 dark blue on india pane of 16 XF
unusual 250.00
 
TAXPAID PROOFS

Turner A-61 (type without coupons, value, or
gallon figures) 250.00
Turner C-207 (TA17) VF 30.00

Turner C-208 (TA18) VF 50.00
Turner C-209 (TA19) VF 125.00
Turner C-210 (TA20) VF 125.00
Turner S-14 (TE33) VF-XF 450.00
Turner S-15 (TE62) F 65.00
Turner S-15 (TE62) VF 120.00
Turner S-16 (TE48) VF 100.00
Turner S-17 (TE49) VF 100.00
Turner S-17 (TE49) XF 250.00
Turner S-22 (TE52) XF India on card plate proof 250.00
Turner S-40 (TE195) XF plate proof on India 200.00
Turner S-41 (TE196) XF plate proof on India 200.00
Turner S-42 (TE197) XF plate proof on India 200.00
Turner S-43 (TE198) VF-XF 200.00
Turner T-84 (TG50) VF 150.00
Turner T-84 (TG50) VF strip of 3 375.00
Turner T-86 (TG52) XF 150.00
Turner T-86 (TG52) VF vertical pair 250.00
Turner T-89 (TG70) VF cut to shape of design 125.00
Turner T-92 (TG76) XF 150.00
Turner T-98 (TG102) VF 100.00

TAXPAID ESSAYS


Turner S-2a VF small stain 350.00
Turner T-2 VF ex-Cunliffe 350.00
Turner T-12-A XF 950.00


STAMPED PAPER PROOFS & TRIAL COLORS

RN-A type proof in black, not in Joyce
60x65 mm 100.00
RN-B type proof in black, 51x74 mm 150.00
RN-B type proof in black, 72x134 mm 225.00
RN-D type, American Phototype Sample
Invalid for Actual Use" 200.00
RN-D type sample in red, very scarce color,
Invalid for Actual Use" 250.00
RN-F type trial color in green 600.00
RN-H type proof in black, cut to shape
as usual 100.00
RN-P type proof 125.00
RN-P type proof in black, 1 of 2 recorded.
This is the first stamp issued after Lincoln's
death. It was approved May 31, 1865, only
46 days after Lincoln was assassinated.
A very important item for a Lincoln
specialist. 600.00
RN-Q type proof, cut to shape 250.00
RN-Q type proof, ex-Antizzo 600.00
RN-Q type sample 75.00
RN-R type experimental Duthie overprint,
thin 325.00
RN-V4 proof, ex-Deats and Joyce 400.00
RN-W2 proof, small margins around 100.00
RN-W2 proof VF, ex-Antizzo 275.00
RN-W2 proof, ex-Deats and Joyce,
ms "invalid for use" 350.00
RN-W type proof in blue 200.00
RN-W type proof in violet rose 200.00
RN-W type proof, ovpt security lines 150.00

REVENUE ESSAYS
(Essay numbers are from Turner's Essays and Proofs
of United States Internal Revenue Stamps)
 
Essay 1 model (see Turner page 4) 650.00
1-Ag green and brown on blue fugitive paper 275.00
1-Ag blue and dull orange, shows how fugitive
ink worked 650.00
1-B deep rose on white glazed paper 500.00
1-D brown and orange 550.00
1-D green and orange, showing fugitive ink 550.00
1-D dull red and rose, showing fugitive ink 550.00
1-Eb orange 650.00
2a black on glazed paper 150.00
2a rose carmine on white glazed paper 200.00
2-Ab dull violet and dark brown, cut to shape
as always 275.00
2Da brown red on gummed paper 100.00
2-Db decalcomania with "Rosenthal's Patent"
in reverse below design 100.00
2D unlisted variety, black on white wove paper 150.00
2D unlisted variety, black on India 150.00
2D unlisted variety, brown on India 150.00
2e brown and brown-red 300.00
2e dull purple and orange 300.00
2-Fa set of 6 different colors including 3 that
aren't listed in Turner (green, red, slate) 600.00
Vignette essay used on essay #3 frame, complete
essay is in the Eagle collection at the NPM 500.00
4-Aa red, cut to shape as always 250.00
4b shows bit of albino 2 cent value at
left (this frame was used on the James A Garfield
postage stamp of 1882) 450.00
5a blue 175.00
5a VF black on heavy glazed paper 325.00
5a full size 64x77mm, VF blue on heavy
glazed paper 650.00
5d dull blue 150.00
6A green India on card die essay, unfinished die
without vignette 800.00
6-Bi lake brown on India 550.00
10a light green and black 650.00
10b bright red 600.00
10d pale brownish gray 750.00
11 NBNCo frame 300.00
12b black on white glazed paper 425.00
17b black 400.00
19 deep rose & deep green, cut close as always,
glazed paper mounted on card 450.00
19 dull orange & dull purple on white glazed paper,
VF 550.00
19a dull orange & gray-blue on white glazed paper,
VF, tiny thin 550.00
20a brown on white glazed paper, VF faint thin
450.00
20a brown on white glazed paper, VF 500.00
20a black on white glazed paper, XF 500.00
20a dull yellow-orange on white glazed paper, VF
500.00
20a green on white glazed paper, VF,
shows layout lines in 4 positions 550.00
20b red on yellow surfaced glazed paper,
VF-XF 575.00
21a bright buff & brown on white paper,
VF cut close as usual 600.00
23b scarce general revenue lathework
surface-printed essay 350.00
25D intended as a security overprint, the only
example in private hands, the other is in the
Eagle Collection at the Nat'l Postal Museum
2750.00
25G altered die with vertical line below
Washington's queue 400.00

25-Ha dark brown and violet 400.00
25-Ha red and bluish gray 400.00
25-Ja repeated (US notes legal tender five
dollars" overprint, utra and purple India
on card 450.00
31b blue die essay on heavy white
glazed paper 375.00
31b red die essay on heavy white
glazed paper 375.00
31b 3 cent black on heavy white glazed paper 500.00
37b black die essay on white glazed paper 800.00
37b black die essay on white glazed paper
1250.00
36Bc $2 red on thin white paper 250.00
38 2 cent slate 500.00
38 2 cent carmine 500.00
38-A envelope essay unlisted by Turner in green,
all known examples in listed colors are in the Eagle
collection at the NPM 2000.00
39 2 cent olive green and black 650.00
41A blue percussion cap essay,produced by the
National Currency Bureau (former name of the BEP)
250.00
44 set of three, includes two values not listed by
Turner 1750.00
52d very pale blue (listed color) 400.00
52b pale brown 500.00
59A Butler & Carpenter, set of five known colors 1500.00
59B Butler & Carpenter, green and purple 300.00
Turner type XIII experimental yellow cycloidal
overprint on orange Turner essay 64
possibly unique 975.00
Turner type XIII experimental yellow cycloidal
overprint on blue Turner essay 64 300.00
76A brown 175.00
76A (Rhode Island coat of arms vignette) blue
block of four with imprint at bottom 350.00
76B blue 400.00
76B orange, Washington head 400.00
76B orange 450.00
76B green, Washington head 400.00
77A blue 75.00
77A green on card 225.00
77A Delaware coat of arms, blue 2nd issue plate
essay block of four 300.00
77B green, albino coat of arms 400.00
77B green 450.00
77B orange 450.00
78A blue on card 75.00
78B green and purple 450.00
78C green 450.00
78C orange 450.00
80B (unlisted by Turner) 2nd/3rd issue plate essay
block of 4 on card of frame only in brown 1000.00
120B $1 green and dark violet, issued frame with
rejected vignette, small piece missing from
vignette at LL, ex-Joyce 1200.00
120B 50 cent green and dark carmine proprietary
stamp essay, typical small flaws, otherwise XF 1500.00
Silas Wright die essay, black on India, used for
vignette on Customs Fee stamps. Possibly unique!

ex-Cunliffe 650.00